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Forum: Atomic Carbon 06-05-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 11,583
Posted By warped
There were 2 versions of the shaft driven S2....

There were 2 versions of the shaft driven S2. Spec A and Spec B.
Spec A used conventional 3 + 3 saddle packs whereas Spec B used a 4 +2 cell arrangement to get a better weight balance left to right.
Forum: X-Factory 01-05-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,008
Posted By warped
If you're running mini PINS on grass then that is...

If you're running mini PINS on grass then that is the problem.

You need to run mini SPIKEs.

Your intitial post says minipins but the setup sheet says minispikes.
Forum: I Made This ! 06-04-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,317
Posted By warped
Can you provide more info as to what exactly are...

Can you provide more info as to what exactly are you aiming to achieve?

Ball joints (although for the record your picture is of a rose joint) are fairly standard items, made by a number of...
Forum: General Race Chat 28-02-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,711
Posted By warped
"22.2 Open roll cage style cars will be...

"22.2 Open roll cage style cars will be permitted to compete if the entrant can supply proof that the car is
closely based on a full size example."

All you need to do is fabricate a roll cage...
Forum: I Made This ! 14-10-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,869
Posted By warped
I did similar thing with a zx5 rear end / xxx...

I did similar thing with a zx5 rear end / xxx front end.

I think it was moleman on here also did a similar car called with rb5 front and zx5 rear which you should be able to find with a bit of...
Forum: Electrics 10-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By warped
Main advantage of life is the chemistry is safer...

Main advantage of life is the chemistry is safer so they represent less of fire risk.

Main disadvantage is that they are lower voltage than lipo so will be a lot slower, unless you bolt in ...
Forum: I Made This ! 18-09-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By warped
My figures are slightly different because I...

My figures are slightly different because I assumed that all the mass of the wheel and tyre is at a radius of 45mm, wheras you have modelled the tyres as a 45mm cylinder of uniform mass, which halves...
Forum: I Made This ! 18-09-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By warped
The calculation is based on 3 seconds as Matt...

The calculation is based on 3 seconds as Matt says.

It is also based on a lever arm of 275mm (the wheelbase of the car).

Torque is force x distance so by holding the motor can the lever arm...
Forum: I Made This ! 18-09-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By warped
Out of interest I've just done a few rough calcs...

Out of interest I've just done a few rough calcs based on the following assumptions (I haven't got a scales to hand so the weights may not be accurate.)

2wd

Tyres weigh 50g each with 45mm...
Forum: I Made This ! 18-09-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By warped
I think that the direction the motor spins is not...

I think that the direction the motor spins is not nearly as important as most people like to think.

The inertia of the tyres is far more significant than the inertia of the motor.

If this was...
Forum: I Made This ! 21-08-2010
Replies: 83
Views: 12,804
Posted By warped
Tried this myself, and using a 1 cell lipo with a...

Tried this myself, and using a 1 cell lipo with a 3.5t motor gives reasonable power in a car on the weight limit, but imo isn't worth the trouble.

If you go this route you need a receiver pack. -...
Forum: Team Associated 19-08-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 7,783
Posted By warped
Weight is good because: Adding weight low...

Weight is good because:

Adding weight low down lowers the cars centre of gravity = more stability + more corner speed + better acceleration out of corners.:thumbsup:

Adding weight improves the...
Forum: Wanted 01-08-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By warped
Are you after the spindles or the inboard...

Are you after the spindles or the inboard steering arms, or both ?

Whilst the xxcr and xx parts are interchangeable, they are not identical.

The original xx had more ackerman built into the...
Forum: Team Losi Racing 17-07-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,730
Posted By warped
the xx and xxcr used the same gearbox so no need...

the xx and xxcr used the same gearbox so no need for new layshaft.

If you mean a xxx cr then I'm not certain but I'm 99% sure you'd still use the standard layshaft. - The reason being that the...
Forum: I Made This ! 27-04-2010
Replies: 99
Views: 27,384
Posted By warped
The exact wording of the rules is slightly...

The exact wording of the rules is slightly ambiguous, but.................................

The entry form refers to rear tyres, and schumacher tyres are labelled as front or rear on the packaging....
Forum: I Made This ! 27-04-2010
Replies: 99
Views: 27,384
Posted By warped
It would fail the BRCA control tyre rules for the...

It would fail the BRCA control tyre rules for the rear axle.
Forum: General Race Chat 25-04-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By warped
It's the size of the teeth on the gear.

It's the size of the teeth on the gear.
Forum: KYOSHO 28-03-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By warped
if you hold the spur gear and rotate any wheel it...

if you hold the spur gear and rotate any wheel it should rotate easily and the adjacent wheel should go round in the opposite direction.

If the wheel doesn't turn easily /feels notchy then the...
Forum: The PlayGround 14-03-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By warped
Personally I blame the qualifying / grid system...

Personally I blame the qualifying / grid system for the lack of overtaking.

In order to overtake the car behind needs to be able to lap faster than the one in front.

But the current qualifying...
Forum: Vintage RC 07-03-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By warped
Actually, I'm pretty sure that the cut off for...

Actually, I'm pretty sure that the cut off for vintage is 1996 at Hinckley.

The xx is definitely legal as it was released the same year as the mardave cobra which has been used in the class....
Forum: Ansmann Racing 25-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By warped
if the car only weighs 1.3kg then definitely add...

if the car only weighs 1.3kg then definitely add weight.

The BRCA weight limit is 1.474kg for 2wd, so if you race anywhere that actually scrutineers the cars then you will have to add weight...
Forum: The PlayGround 11-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By warped
Probably won't help with the hairdryer, but if...

Probably won't help with the hairdryer, but if you're still getting analogue, then the signal should get better after digital switch over happens in your region.

The digital signal has to be...
Forum: Mid West 07-06-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,584
Posted By warped
Yardee, Pretty sure that you're incorrect...

Yardee,

Pretty sure that you're incorrect on that and rule 19.3 does apply to regional events.:eh?:

Rule 19.3 does not include the word "national" and section 19 of the rules definitely...
Forum: Mid West 07-06-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,584
Posted By warped
Anybody thought to read the rule book? See...

Anybody thought to read the rule book?

See Rule 19.3.

If a meeting is abandoned then the number of meetings to count is reduced by 1.
So it's now 2 meetings from 4.

The rule also states...
Forum: For Sale 19-05-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By warped
payment made for rc10.

payment made for rc10.
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