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Forum: Vintage RC 22-01-2019
Replies: 2
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Posted By Groomi
That's cleaned up very nicely. :thumbsup: ...

That's cleaned up very nicely. :thumbsup:

Regarding homemade bits, i'm thinking:
1) Alloy 'Z-bracket' mounting for the rear shock tower and camber link?
2) Rear shock tower?
3) Alloy eccentrics...
Forum: General Race Chat 11-06-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,672
Posted By Groomi
Option 2 - Control Modified sounds good. ...

Option 2 - Control Modified sounds good.

Using harder tyres reduces consumable costs and means you don't need loads of sets of wheels just for club racing. You can then choose to still run your...
Forum: Vintage RC 03-02-2018
Replies: 295
Views: 27,366
Posted By Groomi
There was a saddle chassis option from Schumacher...

There was a saddle chassis option from Schumacher back in the day.

You can get them in carbon from Fibrelyte here: http://www.fibre-lyte.co.uk/fl/cars/schumacher/catxls.html but you'll need to...
Forum: Vintage RC 20-10-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Groomi
They're not compatible unless you swap the diffs...

They're not compatible unless you swap the diffs with them. :)
Forum: I Made This ! 20-10-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,865
Posted By Groomi
That's great Jerri, but nobody told him to use a...

That's great Jerri, but nobody told him to use a vacuum either. I was just raising the point that you shouldn't just jump in and cut away at Carbon Fibre without considering the dust one way or...
Forum: I Made This ! 16-10-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,865
Posted By Groomi
And a mask!

And a mask!
Forum: Schumacher 29-09-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By Groomi
MIP Puck Drive

I've managed to piece together a full MIP shiny puck drive system for the SV2 out of a few parts lots of acquired over the last couple of years.

Has anybody used these? Are they noticeably better...
Forum: Vintage RC 30-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,911
Posted By Groomi
I've finally made a start on my 2wd CAT. Will...

I've finally made a start on my 2wd CAT. Will hopefully have it finished in time to at least do a shakedown test prior to the event. :)
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Forum: Vintage RC 30-06-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 4,208
Posted By Groomi
You can still do the 12v car battery (I always...

You can still do the 12v car battery (I always do) as long as you have a suitable charger. Alternatively you could take a generator and charge off that.
Forum: Vintage RC 24-04-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Groomi
I've got loads of those tufnol spurs - but...

I've got loads of those tufnol spurs - but they're nearly all in 64dp for that authentic CAT whine. :)
Forum: Vintage RC 18-04-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 21,650
Posted By Groomi
Great pictures! Those are at Eden Park, was...

Great pictures! Those are at Eden Park, was called Eden Park Overlanders back then, these days it's called Eden Park Raceway and has changed a bit, but is still instantly recognisable from those...
Forum: I Made This ! 21-03-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,414
Posted By Groomi
Awesome job! Love it, just like I always...

Awesome job!

Love it, just like I always have the original.
Forum: Vintage RC 15-02-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,851
Posted By Groomi
I totally agree with this. I ran original...

I totally agree with this.

I ran original tyres on my XLS and Topcat at last years revival (along with brushed electrics and nimh packs) and still made the A-Final with both despite being a...
Forum: Schumacher 13-01-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 10,949
Posted By Groomi
Looks like the roll bar is official then - as an...

Looks like the roll bar is official then - as an option part.

Nice bit of evolution. Hope it brings some good results on the slippy stuff.
Forum: Schumacher 10-01-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 9,764
Posted By Groomi
I've been running a front ARB on my Cougar...

I've been running a front ARB on my Cougar mash-up for two seasons - exactly the same installation. Requires a very different set-up to work, but I like it. I'd love to know how they are getting on...
Forum: 1/10th OFF ROAD 05-10-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,790
Posted By Groomi
Has anybody tried them on Astro yet? I wonder how...

Has anybody tried them on Astro yet? I wonder how they compare to mini spikes?
Forum: Vintage RC 06-08-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,924
Posted By Groomi
I ran my Topcat in that class with brushed motor,...

I ran my Topcat in that class with brushed motor, nimh batteries and period tyres.

Managed to bring it home in 5th overall despite being far from the best driver, so I'm not sure how much of a...
Forum: Vintage RC 03-08-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 4,771
Posted By Groomi
I know what you mean about tyres. I had a...

I know what you mean about tyres.

I had a set of Schumacher yellow mini-spikes that ran last year on my Bosscat Works, this year on the Cougar 2 Works and for the whole of the endurance on another...
Forum: Electrics 03-08-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Groomi
Another shout for Turnigy Nanotech.

Another shout for Turnigy Nanotech.
Forum: Vintage RC 26-07-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 4,771
Posted By Groomi
Woah, why so big? :confused:

Woah, why so big? :confused:
Forum: Vintage RC 26-07-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 4,771
Posted By Groomi
https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/t31.0-8/13340...

https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/t31.0-8/13340092_1090538217703051_520018874374821310_o.jpg
Schumacher Top Cat
Build diary:...
Forum: Schumacher 06-05-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Groomi
http://www.racing-cars.com/pp/Old_Cars_and_Parts/R...

http://www.racing-cars.com/pp/Old_Cars_and_Parts/Riot/U2882.html

U2882 from Schumacher. I run it on all my Cougars.

If you use any of the plastic spacers for your servo mount, then you may need...
Forum: General Race Chat 04-05-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Groomi
Assuming the recycled material can be made into a...

Assuming the recycled material can be made into a tyre as good as the current ones, then this is a great idea.

Don't know about the practicality of the rebate - perhaps it could be dealt with...
Forum: General Race Chat 04-05-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Groomi
I've not noticed bins for rubber at my local...

I've not noticed bins for rubber at my local place, but will have a look.
Forum: General Race Chat 04-05-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Groomi
What to do with old tyres...

There's lots of discussion at the moment regarding how many tyres we get through whilst racing, which means we're throwing away an awful lot of used rubber.

Any ideas/suggestions about what we can...
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