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    IMO snook would be better off sticking to the...

    IMO snook would be better off sticking to the XO-1 tyres, especially on the rear. Sure the dragster can hit 70+mph BUT it has "super sticky" drag style tyres, which to me means a softer compound as...
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    Cant stand sketch up, there is to many...

    Cant stand sketch up, there is to many bugs/glitches with it, i find emachineshop alot easier with more useable features. If not autoCAD, which of the other autoDesk applications would you recommend?...
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    This is what i am talking about, they all feel...

    This is what i am talking about, they all feel alien to start with, and they all take differing times to master. Someone who enjoys designing will take the time to learn the more complex, but if you...
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    Easy to use CAD programs.....

    I like doing alot of customisation, and manufacture of my own parts, and find that using a CAD program makes the design work alot easier. I have gone all out and got AutoCAD as well as some other...
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    +1 for that. I usually drill 1/8" holes close to...

    +1 for that. I usually drill 1/8" holes close to each other and then file/sand/grind back to where i want it to be, but if i can learn a better/new method i am all for it.

    My mrs hates it when i...
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    What can i say but every time you update this...

    What can i say but every time you update this thread i am in awe of your work mate. Am hanging for the finished product ;)
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    Getting closer snook ;) I was interested to see...

    Getting closer snook ;) I was interested to see how you would get around the splitter flexing, i've filmed the rear end of a buggy doing 70+mph and the wing was bent like a banana from the pressure....
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    they look alot better than the standard f1 style...

    they look alot better than the standard f1 style car
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    depends how scale and realistic you want it....5...

    depends how scale and realistic you want it....5 min job a metal or wood plate for the bed, a simple axle through a hole in some angle wheels on axle and simple a frame on the front. Or check out...
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    I dont think its purposefully an attempt, but i...

    I dont think its purposefully an attempt, but i think snook could at least give the nitro record a scare with this kind of setup.
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    Dont take this the wrong way but how much...

    Dont take this the wrong way but how much experience, hands on, have you had with custom built speed cars? Once you hit 70+mph every extra mph becomes increasingly harder to achieve. So many people...
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    Treadmill would be no good, no surface variation...

    Treadmill would be no good, no surface variation at all, nice smooth surface. In reality snook needs to build this thing to run in the real world. Even the smoothest road has slight variations,...
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    I see a few issues with both the titanium and the...

    I see a few issues with both the titanium and the clay, but there will be pros and cons for any method used
    How do you fix it to the chassis? Titanium will need to use screws/nuts and bolts and will...
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    I get why he is doing it, using tape only shows...

    I get why he is doing it, using tape only shows that you are bottoming out, if the titanium wears to .5mm and then stops wearing snook knows that there is .5mm clearance so at maximum speed he can...
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    Are you putting an reinforcement in that splitter...

    Are you putting an reinforcement in that splitter snook? With the center section removed isnt it a bit flexable so that that canards will contact the ground at speed?
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    Snook am surprised that your not working for...

    Snook am surprised that your not working for traxxas yet, the quality of work on this thing is unreal! If you worked on the XO-1 when in development it'd be pushing 150 out of the box :D
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    theres a bit of weight there to get moving, but...

    theres a bit of weight there to get moving, but could be worse i spoze ;)

    I'd be more inclined to go for the XO-1 fronts, it'll be a little extra weight, but can only hope that will help keep the...
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    They nice lookin wheels there snook, what do they...

    They nice lookin wheels there snook, what do they weigh?

    I know the XO-1 is for "experts" but they would have to be well balanced from factory as alot of people that only run for fun arent on...
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    Loving the work mate, i have been toying with a...

    Loving the work mate, i have been toying with a similar idea for a while but have never got around to building it, but mine wouldnt be anywhere near the quality of yours!

    Keep up the great work...
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    [QUOTE=Killer Kawi 450;5033955] **** i...

    **** i forgot my wheel tool one day so used the wheel brace from my 1:1 car, the wheel nuts were never tighter, and didnt come loose without locktite
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    *puts on maxwell smart voice* Missed it by THAT...

    *puts on maxwell smart voice* Missed it by THAT much!!!!!

    Was a really good try, pity you couldnt get a LITTLE more speed and i reckon you would have stomped it! If it was me i would be back there...
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    I will agree that is yet to be seen but if it...

    I will agree that is yet to be seen but if it lasts long enough for my LHS to get some traxxas ones in i will be happy. It didnt cost me anything other than the 45 mins it took me to make it, and its...
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    I'll go the opposite, for hard bashing beadlocks...

    I'll go the opposite, for hard bashing beadlocks are hopeless, i have to re seat the bead on my axials every pack and thats only running 4S, but i try to beat my truck to death.
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    I bought the truck second hand and havnt replaced...

    I bought the truck second hand and havnt replaced the doors yet, the previous owner did it, but it suits me as i can squash my ***** 2S 5800 and ******* 2S 5000, the discharge wires on these suckers...
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    looking at those pics i would say without a doubt...

    looking at those pics i would say without a doubt you will make the distance, landing will be interesting that why i want as many angles as possible, better view of the carnage!...lol
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