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roderzz 28-04-2016 07:03 PM

The more I look at these the more I want one....

mrspeedy 28-04-2016 09:59 PM

:thumbsup:

They're a lot of fun to drive ... racing them will be amazing !!

If you're local to Mendip come along for a look ... dates we're running are in the first post ..

mrspeedy 02-05-2016 08:01 PM

Rallycross on board footage - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6YMiaoDtdg

tonydevon 02-05-2016 08:12 PM

Will do my best to get al9ng and try this. Looks great fun and lot less serious than buggies :)

Danosborne6661 03-05-2016 08:02 AM

For people looking for bodyshell options, I quite like the look of this one from Protoform named the PFRX :thumbsup:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2721130600...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

http://i.imgur.com/hDGWEAa.png

Just out of interest. Is anyone considering using a short course truck for the rally cross class? Being the same dimensions, you can add a body shell and some 8th adapters for tyres!

Danosborne6661 03-05-2016 10:30 PM

11 of us with rally cross cars now :thumbsup:

mrspeedy 10-05-2016 01:37 PM

1st round of Rallycross RX at Mendip THIS weekend !!!!!!!!


.... can't wait :woot:

Danosborne6661 11-05-2016 01:02 PM

Best finish building my car! Rallycross is on!

mrspeedy 18-05-2016 04:39 PM

Here's a link to a "speed calculator"

I've used this to work out overall top speed, and initial gearing for my cars setup, I aimed for around 45mph and this seems to be about right for rallycross on Mendip short track ..

http://www.scriptasylum.com/rc_speed/top_speed.html

mrspeedy 22-05-2016 04:11 PM

Our first round of Rallycross RX proved to be pretty popular straight off with 8 drivers turning out to run the 8th scale beasties !!!

The Hyper GT's looked good straight out of the box with most using the standard electrics listed above ...

The BSR's looked to run quite well and should go even better with a few tweeks .. some softer Hyper GT springs should work well as the std car is quite hard ...

Nearly everyone was running on the amazing GRP S4 compound cut slicks ... grip was great after a couple of laps on the tarmac .... but not quite so good on the grass :lol:

.. and here's a short vid of the days fun and frolics ... apologies for the dodgy editing !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia9r...ature=youtu.be

mrspeedy 26-05-2016 05:34 PM

Nearly 1000 views :woot:

Someone's interested !!!:thumbsup:

mrspeedy 31-05-2016 08:11 PM

We need to talk bodies seeing as there really seems to be a growing interest in this class.

Choice isn't great really, stock Hyper GT actually looks better painted up in some decent colours in the flesh ..

https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net...60541750_o.jpg

mrspeedy 31-05-2016 08:13 PM

Associated Pro Rally body .. although a little pricey does a very good job of looking like the VW Polo rally car ..

https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net...25673310_o.jpg

mrspeedy 31-05-2016 08:23 PM

Hobbytech DS3 would look amazing painted up in Solberg colours .. need to save up a bit first !!!

http://img.xooimage.com/files90/5/d/...3--3d1c54c.jpg

terry.sc 31-05-2016 11:28 PM

There are plenty of body options available from Delta Plastik
http://www.deltaplastik.it/?p=prodot...at2=11&cat3=15

mrspeedy 01-06-2016 10:24 AM

:thumbsup: and not a bad price either, even shipped from Italy !!


The italians seems to have the majority of good body options ..

BYSM make some tidy bodyshells ..

Scooby -

http://www.bysm.it/immagini/7gt/100D0432.JPG

mrspeedy 01-06-2016 10:27 AM

Audi would paint up nice in Mattias Ekstrom Red Bull colours

http://www.bysm.it/immagini/9gt/100D0439.JPG

mrspeedy 01-06-2016 10:28 AM

Shop link - http://www.rcmodelstore.com/body-dec...y-c-32_34.html

VanRoy 03-06-2016 07:16 AM

Looks Good, will have to save some pennies and get one in the near future .... will stick to our 1/10th Rallying at the Mo ...

mrspeedy 03-06-2016 05:02 PM

Good to hear that :thumbsup:

They're not expensive to get up and running, plenty of 2nd hand stuff on ebay as usual, thats where mine came from !!


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