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    Thread: OT: Slot cars and Radio Control cars

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      09-10-2008 12:20 AM #141
      yeah the site had a cut and pasted description from the tamiya site which in one section says the battery and charger is included and then in another part says it isnt "unless otherwise stated" so meh i dunno

      When it says "ready to race" u'd imagine everythings in there but either way i'll be upgrading the motor and will wanna get a better battery or 3 and a car charger so i wont be too fussed if it isnt in there haha



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      09-10-2008 12:24 AM #142
      Well, she opened up the box for me and said that it was all there.

      Gettin' NOS?

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      That looks like something from their Prep Boy f@ggot collection.
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      Can you give me a heads up when that hits the market.

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      09-10-2008 12:39 AM #143
      Quote, originally posted by mdt »
      Gettin' NOS?

      Just for starters... haha theres a few other things i want as well like the flag stickers and i might get the other alloy suspension arms and stuff but i'd have to get em re/de-anodized or powder coated cause they're blue and thats not good Oh and the titanium screws of course haha.



    4. 09-10-2008 12:42 AM #144
      Sounds like we need to setup a time to race!

    5. 09-10-2008 12:42 AM #145
      wher is the guy that had cars worth a few grand gone? Langers had some too I remember.

      There was one chap that posted his rc cars on here, they were 1/4 scale or something and worht a mint.


    6. 09-10-2008 12:48 AM #146
      I think that's Al Walker, he raced them.
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      09-10-2008 01:12 AM #147
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      Sounds like we need to setup a time to race!

      Me and Tim already plan to have the inaugural round of the Doucheman Cup in Singapore haha. Wayne piked cause hes an SK.


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      09-10-2008 01:25 AM #148
      What's a SK?
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      gt2 is a luxury car, yes.

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      Quote Originally Posted by KGB View Post
      China's birthrate currently sits at 12/1000 = 18,000,000 this year, so your Rolex values are safe for now.

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      09-10-2008 01:45 AM #150
      Sh*t Kunt.

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      09-10-2008 01:54 AM #151
      Quote, originally posted by Ricky Roma »

      http://trashpile.net/upload/starters.jpg

      Just for starters... haha theres a few other things i want as well like the flag stickers and i might get the other alloy suspension arms and stuff but i'd have to get em re/de-anodized or powder coated cause they're blue and thats not good Oh and the titanium screws of course haha.


      other than the motor and shocks, what value do all the other bits add? Or are you just trying to build a pink poofter mobile to go with your mac mini?


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      09-10-2008 01:57 AM #152
      Quote, originally posted by IML337 »

      other than the motor and shocks, what value do all the other bits add? Or are you just trying to build a pink poofter mobile to go with your mac mini?

      HA HA! its true! f*ck me dead i laughed so hard when i made that list and i saw all the pink pieces man... its gonna be awesome bro! hahaha (im also posting this msg from my mac mini on my TV while relaxin on the couch ooohyes)



      Modified by Ricky Roma at 11:03 PM 9-9-2008


    13. 09-10-2008 01:59 AM #153
      Go brushless. but it'll cost ya.
      Quote Originally Posted by KGB View Post
      China's birthrate currently sits at 12/1000 = 18,000,000 this year, so your Rolex values are safe for now.

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      09-10-2008 02:00 AM #154
      Quote, originally posted by TheHamofMam »
      Go brushless. but it'll cost ya.

      I probably will eventually but i'll see how my enthusiams holds with these mods and then if im still keen for modding delights i'll do it then


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      09-10-2008 02:03 AM #155
      I'd buy another RC car of some sort before I went brushless I reckon

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      09-10-2008 02:06 AM #156
      Quote, originally posted by Ricky Roma »
      Sh*t Kunt.

      Haha stupid of me. I should have known. I piked because of OlieWAY. He is becoming more of a handful and it isn't fair on the missus if I just leave her with him while I go to a GP. Next year. I will bring him along!

      Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bookie View Post
      gt2 is a luxury car, yes.

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      09-10-2008 02:09 AM #157
      haha yeah man understandable, I'm just f*ckin about haha

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      09-10-2008 02:09 AM #158
      You will need a new ESC with a brushless as well. And new batteries as your cheapie one from Tamiya will not handle it. I am going to get a Novak Mongoose for my Mini-inferno I think. Problem is, things will break much more easily if you do that as the car is so much quicker. Maybe I will just get a mini Hornet and do the Tamiya mods.
      Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bookie View Post
      gt2 is a luxury car, yes.

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      09-10-2008 02:21 AM #159
      yeah man im on top of all that sh*t already but thanks It was pretty complicated to work out for a nub that has never really been into RC's But the internet delivers once again.

    20. 09-10-2008 03:34 AM #160
      Don't worry Wayne, we know this **** a lot better than you.
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      China's birthrate currently sits at 12/1000 = 18,000,000 this year, so your Rolex values are safe for now.

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      09-10-2008 09:13 AM #161
      Haha you probably do...to be honest I am completely out of touch. I was racing it up to when I was about 18, then since then I only browse now and then but nothing has really changed in technology. Everything is still how it was except for battery type.
      Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bookie View Post
      gt2 is a luxury car, yes.

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      09-10-2008 09:25 AM #162
      Wes, if you haven't already ordered the faster motor for your frog, do it now - I've just spent another 30 mins using my car car it needs to be faster

      maybe a Frog is faster than a Hotshot straight off the bat, but you'll still want it faster anyway.


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      09-10-2008 09:45 AM #163
      I just saw a video of the standard Frog. Slow as hell! My modded Mini-Z is faster than that!
      Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bookie View Post
      gt2 is a luxury car, yes.

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      09-10-2008 04:13 PM #164
      Haha, you guys are all trying to make your cars slower and I'm trying to work out how I can make mine slower. Unless I can do that Harry's going to wreck it within 5 minutes.
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      That looks like something from their Prep Boy f@ggot collection.
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      Can you give me a heads up when that hits the market.

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      09-10-2008 06:32 PM #165

      Matt, put the smallest pinion set on.

      http://www.oople.com/rc/photos/reviewminifrog/


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      09-10-2008 07:12 PM #166
      Wow, thanks Monkey.

      Some good information in there:

      "I noticed the ball races were fairly well packed with grease, so I put all the cars ball races in some motor spray for de-greasing and oiled them with some trinity royal oil. This frees things up greatly and would help the standard motor propel the car."

      Haha, and the motor revs at 38,000 rpm.

      The upgraded motor sounds great:

      "With the car rebuilt and Tekin Mini Rage installed and working nicely, I wanted to test the cars speed and see how it handled the Tekin system. I took the Frog to work and gave it a quick blast around the office with the 5.4kv motor and 13t pinion, the slipper worked hard and the car was super quick – I certainly couldn’t apply full throttle. I then took it to the carpark (parking lot for those of you in the USA) around the back of the offices.
      Awesome is all I could say about the speed, the motor felt under geared with the 13t pinion (smallest metal one I had) but speed was still very good.

      Rather than just change pinions, since this was just a quick test, I stuck in the 8kv motor and 15t pinion. On the first few seconds of driving this I thought it was no faster than the 5.4 motor- until I realized the tyres were just spinning!
      When I managed to control my throttle finger to set off under control (this is REALLY powerful) the top speed was nothing short of awesome, I’d guess similar to my B4 with a 9-10 turn in it or that's how it felt, it was wild."

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      09-10-2008 10:28 PM #167
      yeah if you actually googled tamtech, its like the 3rd link haha anyways mine arrived today came with a battery but no charger but fret not, im takin the afternoon off and going shopping hahaha


    28. 09-11-2008 12:22 AM #168
      Quote, originally posted by mdt »
      Haha, you guys are all trying to make your cars slower and I'm trying to work out how I can make mine slower.

      Ladies and Gentleman, is this the type of logic you want to defend you in court?

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      China's birthrate currently sits at 12/1000 = 18,000,000 this year, so your Rolex values are safe for now.

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      09-11-2008 12:42 AM #169
      I noticed it but was going to let it through to the keeper.

      I think he's going down the chewbacca defence route


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      09-11-2008 02:51 AM #170

      yeeeh pretty slow will drift a bit on the floor but it needs some work.. i managed to get a charger and the "sport tuned" motor today but i need an alloy pinion gear to use it apparently so i'll have to trawl internet for parts oh chee.. also the #1 sticker on the front was crooked.. what a rip off! haha


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      09-11-2008 02:56 AM #171
      SIK DRIFTING AND HELLIS OIYULLEH


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      09-11-2008 02:59 AM #172
      sick yulleh you should get the gold wheels so the chicks look at u bro!

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      09-11-2008 03:00 AM #173
      for you f a g s... my new fav pic




      Modified by Slaps at 12:01 AM 9-11-2008


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      09-11-2008 03:09 AM #174
      Quote, originally posted by Stubz »
      sick yulleh you should get the gold wheels so the chicks look at u bro!

      nah man, I'm keeping it close to factory


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      09-11-2008 03:49 AM #175
      hahahahaha

      i just ordered a bunch of the "pink poofter parts" and some others now i wait


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