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Forum: Vintage RC 14-08-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Danf1275
A harder decision to make for Schumacher than...

A harder decision to make for Schumacher than launching the XLS re-release.

The Topcat wouldn't appear to have been massively popular in period, many getting rebuilt as Cougars as soon as parts...
Forum: Schumacher 05-07-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Danf1275
As above, you will need re-re XLS standard front...

As above, you will need re-re XLS standard front transmission or upgrade ally one as diff is a larger diameter.

From experience, undertray will need trimming further to clear diff and it's...
Forum: Wanted 02-07-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Danf1275
JC Racing have recently re-released 2.2" wheels...

JC Racing have recently re-released 2.2" wheels for Kyosho.
Forum: Vintage RC 29-11-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
My Procat runs a 8.5t Speed Passion with XLS...

My Procat runs a 8.5t Speed Passion with XLS upgrade kit, seems OK.
Forum: Vintage RC 09-10-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
Same here - much easier to sort fit before...

Same here - much easier to sort fit before assembling top deck to chassis too
Forum: Vintage RC 23-09-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
Slipper?

Slipper?
Forum: Vintage RC 21-09-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 2,181
Posted By Danf1275
I run saddle packs in mine, uses some AE carbon...

I run saddle packs in mine, uses some AE carbon locators and KF straps and posts, if I remember correctly - very tight for space though. Should have dark greeny grey anodised pro shocks on it.
Forum: Vintage RC 28-08-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
Not a huge fan of kit Lipo holders, they waste...

Not a huge fan of kit Lipo holders, they waste too much space for my liking and make transmission maintenance tricky - I'm using some of my own design, freeing up around 10mm of room for electrics.
...
Forum: Vintage RC 18-08-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
Integrator tension controls front drive - rear...

Integrator tension controls front drive - rear diff only controls back axle. Not hugely experienced with original drivetrains, but I try to run integrator on my originals as loose as possible,...
Forum: Vintage RC 04-08-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Danf1275
Surprised not to see a few tooling witnesses on...

Surprised not to see a few tooling witnesses on xls parts, i.e. No tension bar slot in front transmission for Procat and no wishbone pivot in front upright for xl - I thought they would have included...
Forum: Vintage RC 30-06-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 3,614
Posted By Danf1275
[/QUOTE] I will have two complete cars and...

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I will have two complete cars and a few spares. I think I am more worried about hitting someone else’s car and breaking something than breaking mine.

Thanks

Jamie[/QUOTE]...
Forum: Vintage RC 20-05-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Danf1275
I resorted to 2wd cut staggers on my xl last...

I resorted to 2wd cut staggers on my xl last year. Started off with yellow minipins all round, but it was too much
Forum: Vintage RC 13-05-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
Indeed - fans have been waiting 30 years, a few...

Indeed - fans have been waiting 30 years, a few more weeks is ok IMO - wasn't Worlds in August 87?

And as James points out, Turbo Scorpion was hugely late, and most of that was already tooled.
Forum: Vintage RC 12-05-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
I would imagine that if issue is to do with...

I would imagine that if issue is to do with decals, Schumacher would also have had to re-design and source revised packaging, manuals and promotional literature - not the work of a moment.

I'm a...
Forum: I Made This ! 06-05-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By Danf1275
If it's a Shapeways model, it may be worth...

If it's a Shapeways model, it may be worth approaching it's designer - it is possible to add a 'download model' option to your own part. They may be prepared to do it briefly for a few quid.
Forum: I Made This ! 05-05-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By Danf1275
One of my previous projects ...

One of my previous projects

https://www.shapeways.com/product/E86SA7XE5/ot-69-optima-mid-front-arm?optionId=55960019
Forum: I Made This ! 05-05-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By Danf1275
I've reverse engineered a few bits and bobs - I...

I've reverse engineered a few bits and bobs - I use Pro/e
Forum: Vintage RC 04-05-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Danf1275
I've got a couple of Futaba escs (MC 112s...

I've got a couple of Futaba escs (MC 112s possibly), but I don't think they'll handle that motor.

Let me know if this is what you are after - I can PM some photos.
Forum: Vintage RC 06-04-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Danf1275
Steering bellcranks had a reasonable amount of...

Steering bellcranks had a reasonable amount of movement on my M01, which when combined with a little backlash in the servo saver and links added up to quite a large amount of movement at the wheels.
Forum: Wanted 12-03-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Danf1275
Worth contacting Schumacher - they may have some...

Worth contacting Schumacher - they may have some returned items they could split
Forum: Vintage RC 10-03-2017
Replies: 292
Views: 21,702
Posted By Danf1275
Out of interest, anyone planning on going non...

Out of interest, anyone planning on going non boxart. Having drooled over Jimbo's and Dan Rowlands replicas, I will be going full Masami.
Forum: Vintage RC 09-02-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,627
Posted By Danf1275
Iconic Revival 2014 ran a 'nostalgia' points...

Iconic Revival 2014 ran a 'nostalgia' points system, with points earned for period correct tyres, period electrics, 27mhz radios etc.

Although it sounds good, I believe the logistics of policing...
Forum: Schumacher 02-02-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,576
Posted By Danf1275
I suspect most of the tooling is new - big...

I suspect most of the tooling is new - big investment
Forum: Vintage RC 24-01-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Danf1275
Soapy water and hairdryer works well. Allows you...

Soapy water and hairdryer works well. Allows you to initally reposition then stretch or slightly shrink decals around curves.
Forum: Vintage RC 20-01-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,388
Posted By Danf1275
Fresh shell for the XL too.

Fresh shell for the XL too.
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