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    DODGE Body?

    Was at Zmax dragway sunday watching the NHRA run and in the Traxxas Display there was a FC that looked like a Dodge FC body.. turned out to be a Ford body wrapped to look like Matt Hagans body......
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    Bob.. it should.... you still may have some...

    Bob.. it should.... you still may have some issues once the weight transfers back ot the front suspension.. some..but we have found stiffenening up the front end helps with that......
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    Sounds like about 10ft out the power is ramping...

    Sounds like about 10ft out the power is ramping up on you again.. .. does it lift the front end again when it does the hard right? reason i ask.. some of out guys are getting a second wheelie down...
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    Not sure on the slipper... be interesting to...

    Not sure on the slipper... be interesting to try...


    i think a little softer "squat" on the rear shock/spring set up would help with the wheelies hitting the bar too hard....

    the foam tires i...
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    Slayer.. your half right... All PS teams with a...

    Slayer.. your half right... All PS teams with a suspension have two wheeled rear wheelie bars,... how ever several only use one of them for contact on a launch.... some subscribe to the theroy of...
  6. if you want consistant runs.... in ANYONES...

    if you want consistant runs.... in ANYONES hands.. here is what i recomend from what we have had run with our r/c drag club... no more than a 2cell/2s lipo.. we have a 6 year old running one that has...
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    Gasser... you will still need some type of lube...

    Gasser... you will still need some type of lube on the ring an pinion gears... the Silly putty has a tendancy pot break down in oil... so that why we went with the JB Weld.... Its realy a choice for...
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    Agreed... We have people come to our club races...

    Agreed... We have people come to our club races each month and see how well they are getting down the track now.. and several have said they were going to be buying them soon themselves.. including...
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    LOL>>i inderstand.... most of the reaction here...

    LOL>>i inderstand.... most of the reaction here is why wasnt it made with a spool/locked set up in the first place .. would have been cheaper...lol.... Locking the rear with the JB WELD has been...
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    Nitronaught.. i know me and you have been on...

    Nitronaught.. i know me and you have been on different sides of this..but you have to consider the power to weight ratio..

    We produce more than the current nitro cars racing in the NHRA TF and FC...
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    Forgot one important thing.. we have added 3...

    Forgot one important thing.. we have added 3 ounces of stick on lead on the chassis near the nose and front wheels... dont know how i for got that....lol....

    One of our Racers just called me and...
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    sjones... will list them here for you..... most...

    sjones... will list them here for you..... most of these tricks are for a "preped" r/c drag strip (sprayed with VHT.. same as the NHRA strips) but will work with some practice on a non preped...
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    We have had about 3 of the cars show up at our...

    We have had about 3 of the cars show up at our r/c drag clubs events.... since the first one has showed up we have come up with a quick list of items to thelp the guys get going right away on a our...
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    One of the first things we did.... once the owner...

    One of the first things we did.... once the owner of the car figured out what we were telling him... but that wasnt the only fix needed... we found alot more to do to get the car to a compeditive r/c...
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    We had the best showing of the Traxxas FC at our...

    We had the best showing of the Traxxas FC at our Carolina Model Drag Series saturday.... after adding the weight to the front end... stiffing the front up ALOT.... and locking the dif up with JB...
  16. Start a following ..... Tulsa Dragway bought 4...

    Start a following ..... Tulsa Dragway bought 4 and held a rent a ride program as part of their big car drag racing.. and invited anyone with a r/c car of any kind to come play.... not saying you need...
  17. Thread: Body??

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    from what i hear once all main orders are finialy...

    from what i hear once all main orders are finialy caught up the clear ones will start showing up.....
  18. thats drag racing at its core......

    thats drag racing at its core......
  19. There use to be a group that got together at the...

    There use to be a group that got together at the Football stadium a few years ago.. not sure if they are still racing.... We recently got Mike Russell hooked on drag racing.. Mike use to run...
  20. Nitro... agreed... Nitro and Electrics are totaly...

    Nitro... agreed... Nitro and Electrics are totaly different.. the electric cars leave SOOO much harder.. And i understand why Traxxas did the "diff" in the FC..but guys do what they want to do with a...
  21. Only thing is.... in any fomr of drag racing you...

    Only thing is.... in any fomr of drag racing you have no need ofr a dif.. i know guys that take dif rear ends and spider gear set ups becasue they are cheaper to get for their big drag cars and weld...
  22. i was running the tree of our club.. so i did not...

    i was running the tree of our club.. so i did not get any..but i think some one did will check with they guys and see.... we de tuned the speedo to where the full power came in about half track.. nd...
  23. LOL.. Mr Weeks... is my dad on here...lol......

    LOL.. Mr Weeks... is my dad on here...lol... seriously.. the lead will help.. and i like the idea of lockng up the rear diff with epoxy.... we might try that before getting rid of the rear shocks....
  24. Not yet on the rear... we talked about trying to...

    Not yet on the rear... we talked about trying to get rid of the shocks and go with a solid turnbuckle type set up.... no movement there either....
  25. What C-ratting battery were you using....???? We...

    What C-ratting battery were you using....???? We used 60% punch control with a 35C rated battery and added 3 ounces of lead to the nose of the chassis near the front fuel tank to get it to launch...
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