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Forum: 12th & 10th On Road 2 Days Ago
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TT02s are a simple class to get started with,...

TT02s are a simple class to get started with, easy to build and easy to drive, but it can be pretty hard to be consistently fast(ish!) It will get back into driving again

It's also a hell of a lot...
Forum: 12th & 10th On Road 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By terry.sc
I don't think any touring car could handle a...

I don't think any touring car could handle a 6900kv motor. That's an off road motor, even the top spec touring cars are geared to run something equivalent to around 3000-3500kv at most.
For that...
Forum: General Race Chat 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,833
Posted By terry.sc
Mass ignorance is why we've had to have a second...

Mass ignorance is why we've had to have a second major lockdown.

Judging by the idiots who are cramming into shops and 'outdoor' pubs today people haven't learnt how to stop transmission.
Forum: General Race Chat 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,833
Posted By terry.sc
Anyone who has no respect for the club organisers...

Anyone who has no respect for the club organisers and fellow racers by not following a simple rule would be better off not going in the first place.

Do you think wearing a hi viz-vest will stop...
Forum: Electrics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By terry.sc
It's just two positions on a servo on the third...

It's just two positions on a servo on the third channel. Just set up one set of buttons or rotary knob on your transmitter as the third channel, in the custom settings, and use that to operate the...
Forum: General Race Chat 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,833
Posted By terry.sc
As a club organiser myself, if anyone wasn't...

As a club organiser myself, if anyone wasn't wearing a mask would tell them to leave and never come back.

Anyone not taking precautions, whatever they might think, shows a total lack of respect to...
Forum: Schumacher 07-03-2021
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By terry.sc
Because to keep on selling it they have to...

Because to keep on selling it they have to produce another batch and unless they can guarantee that they can sell them there's no point. The current sales figures they have from the Topcat and XLS...
Forum: Vintage RC 02-01-2021
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By terry.sc
Any 12mm hex drive wheel fits. Most people used...

Any 12mm hex drive wheel fits. Most people used Egress wheels back in the day, and you can still use them or Turbo Optima wheels of you want to stick to 2" tyres.
Go for 2.2" wheels to run modern...
Forum: KYOSHO 28-12-2020
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By terry.sc
Kyosho dropped the letter printing in 2018 for...

Kyosho dropped the letter printing in 2018 for all of the tyres, that's why there's no lettering on Optima tyres.

Kyosho couldn't get the printing to stick properly to the soft rubber, a lot would...
Forum: 1/18th & Micro stuff 29-10-2020
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By terry.sc
The servo is a specific size, and there's not...

The servo is a specific size, and there's not many around that fits. There's the Acme servo, part number 3B1047, but a better option is the Hitec HS-85BB.

For a brushless ESC, the Hobbywing 16BL30...
Forum: Electrics 14-10-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By terry.sc
The R&D for the Speed Passion motors stopped in...

The R&D for the Speed Passion motors stopped in 2010, when they first released it. Even it's replacement that Speed Passion released in 2011 had a 10% increase in performance over the cheap V3 motors...
Forum: Electrics 21-09-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By terry.sc
A modern 10.5 would probably match and old 8.5T,...

A modern 10.5 would probably match and old 8.5T, and you will find most vintage racers will use a 10.5 as adding more power than that to vintage chassis harms performance.

Motor technology has...
Forum: Mardave 21-09-2020
Replies: 385
Views: 58,196
Posted By terry.sc
It should qualify, as long as it's rear motor....

It should qualify, as long as it's rear motor. The only way a buggy can run mid motor is if the original buggy was made that way, even original mid motor conversions are banned. We tightened up the...
Forum: Electrics 20-09-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By terry.sc
Also be aware that modern brushless motors are...

Also be aware that modern brushless motors are considerably more powerful than the motors from the time of this ESC. I have new 17.5T motors that are faster and draw more power than my old 10.5T...
Forum: 12th & 10th On Road 16-09-2020
Replies: 1
Views: 1,436
Posted By terry.sc
It's a rebadged RGT R2, but like a lot of touring...

It's a rebadged RGT R2, but like a lot of touring cars the suspension geometry is based on older X-ray T4 chassis so are usually compatible with Xray parts.

As a budget alternative look at the...
Forum: Hot Bodies / HPI 03-09-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By terry.sc
,Not an RS4, it's the original HPI Sprint EP. You...

,Not an RS4, it's the original HPI Sprint EP. You can compare parts here to confirm https://www.hpiracing.com/en/parts/311/std
Forum: Electrics 26-07-2020
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By terry.sc
I would have thought there were more places...

I would have thought there were more places around the world that would sell transmitter muffs. Try here...
Forum: 12th & 10th On Road 10-06-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By terry.sc
Check with the racers at the club what's best....

Check with the racers at the club what's best. Most clubs have open tyre rules at club meetings, but they will all end up running whatever tyre is the best for their track.
Forum: General Race Chat 19-05-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 14,434
Posted By terry.sc
I'm going to have to assume Swedens governing...

I'm going to have to assume Swedens governing body does things different to most countries then.

The BRCA is run by the UKs racers and has no direct affiliation to any manufacturer, nor does any...
Forum: Electrics 03-05-2020
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By terry.sc
You need to load in the 508 no timing firmware,...

You need to load in the 508 no timing firmware, that's the specific blinky mode software.
Forum: 1/10th OFF ROAD 24-04-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By terry.sc
Should have checked Petitrc, Danny Conway put...

Should have checked Petitrc, Danny Conway put his race winning setup from last year's revival on there http://site.petitrc.com/setup/schumacher/SetupSheetCATXLS/
Forum: General Race Chat 01-02-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By terry.sc
Also most of Absimas own brand cars are rebadged...

Also most of Absimas own brand cars are rebadged HSP models as well.

They don't stock the cars any more, but they still stock Team C spares and offer support.
Forum: General Race Chat 31-01-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By terry.sc
Simple answer is they are all the same car, the...

Simple answer is they are all the same car, the difference is the name on the box.

Outside of China, Team C was originally just an OEM factory, making cars for other manufacturers. They made the...
Forum: 12th & 10th On Road 27-01-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By terry.sc
Even more important than chassis is to see what...

Even more important than chassis is to see what bodies the others are using at the club, as that is likely to be the fastest or easiest to drive. At my local club the most popular by far is the...
Forum: 12th & 10th On Road 19-01-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By terry.sc
The Turnigy Trackstar GenII 1S the cheapest, on...

The Turnigy Trackstar GenII 1S the cheapest, on the homologation lists and pretty decent.
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