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    A pair of tires retailing at 13.00 40%...

    A pair of tires retailing at 13.00

    40% discount track cost 7.80 track makes 5.20

    20% discount track cost 10.40 track makes 2.60

    A difference of 2.60 per pair between 20% to 40%

    Big...
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    The weights are probably "dirty" from picking up...

    The weights are probably "dirty" from picking up rubber "build up" on the track. Cars can clear by .062" on a recessed tech block and still "pick up" rubber on the track that can be as much as .020"...
  3. We had the same problem in GT-1/LMP for years....

    We had the same problem in GT-1/LMP for years. Cheating the rear wing dimensions by some MFG's and getting approved when they shouldn't have been. This was done for years.

    There there was the time...
  4. Well that's all and good until either the MFG or...

    Well that's all and good until either the MFG or racer changes what was originally approved ;)

    This is not the first case of something being submitted, approved and then found later to not meet...
  5. The USRA informed us that the OS-069 Bentlee did...

    The USRA informed us that the OS-069 Bentlee did not meet USRA Specs on the length of the side dam where it meets at the front fender. We submitted this body to the USRA back in 2002/03 and it was...
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    Spur/Crown divided by pinion divided by tire size...

    Spur/Crown divided by pinion divided by tire size

    Example

    28 divided by 8 divided by decimal tire size.

    28 divided by 8 = 3.50 divided by .750" equals a roll out of 4.666666

    38 divided by...
  7. Well here are the posts that are referred to ...

    Well here are the posts that are referred to


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    As for wing racing being expensive that is false. Anything below G27 and G7 can be run with just a few motors and a good chassis. It costs more...
  8. Well it was said that entries have not decreased...

    Well it was said that entries have not decreased in or from what they were 20 years ago. So I used 1995 as that was 20 years ago.

    OK so you want a average from 2000 to 2015? What classes are we...
  9. OK let's go back 20 years to 1995 and add up...

    OK let's go back 20 years to 1995 and add up those "expensive class entries" ;)

    GR 7 61
    Semi Pro 40
    GR 27 98 Yes that's right.....98 entries...
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    Actually it was Racer Products in 1986/87 ish who...

    Actually it was Racer Products in 1986/87 ish who put Mura X-12 motors in their RTR Box Stock cars using their brass/wire chassis.

    Racer Products was the only OEM company that bought from Mura at...
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    OK most of the INT 15 tagged arms were Mura. ...

    OK most of the INT 15 tagged arms were Mura. Mura Int 15 was 38 degrees timing and Mura INT 15 + was 42 deg IIRC.

    The Mura blank that was used was a "tapered" wide leg blank that was designed in...
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    A bit of a timeline and more history......... 25...

    A bit of a timeline and more history......... 25 years ago was 1990...... a few things happened before 1990 ;)

    Box Stock

    Box Stock 15 was added to the Nats starting in 1987. Prior to this, Box...
  13. So back to the original post about having Wing...

    So back to the original post about having Wing Nats on different types of tracks.

    The last Nats to be on a non King layout was in 1990 on the Purple Mile..... oh another King with a extra finger...
  14. 1. Well most race wings or have raced wings in...

    1. Well most race wings or have raced wings in the past. :)

    2. Well the larger majority of a currently small group.

    3. It's the USRA's job to promote it's races and it's organization. Not to...
  15. I would have to "disagree" as until "actual"...

    I would have to "disagree" as until "actual" facts and number were given, one can not say that is the fact(s) or the truth.

    Considering "model car racing" is world wide, there is a lot more wing...
  16. Ummmmm No.....not quite....... if one was to read...

    Ummmmm No.....not quite....... if one was to read the 2015 USRA Rulebook and turn to page 13 and read Section C, one would read the "exact" rule(s) for voting at the Nats in regards to next years...
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    PTC has been open for two years or so. Rich Van...

    PTC has been open for two years or so. Rich Van Hof is the owner.

    It's funny, since the track was rewired two weeks ago, there has been no batteries under the track. Power supplies and Caps now...
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    IMO, all three bidding raceways have held well...

    IMO, all three bidding raceways have held well attended events in the past and all three have a reputation for organizing and directing well run races.

    All three have hosted Scale, Wing and Retro...
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    Champion motors or set-ups are not listed as...

    Champion motors or set-ups are not listed as approved in the current USRA rulebook. So therefore, not legal.

    But than again, Champion motors and set-ups use Pro-Slot endbells which are approved in...
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    Rumor has it....... it's pretty similar to...

    Rumor has it....... it's pretty similar to Reggie's track down St Marten way ;)

    Black surface..... bet it has yellow sides ;) LOL
  21. Some of those making kits/parts to construct...

    Some of those making kits/parts to construct chassis. Some make other neat parts like fronts, guide nuts, etc. In no particular order........

    JK Products
    RGEO
    Slick 7
    Mossetti
    Warmack
    Duffy...
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    That's because the USRA Scale membership voted...

    That's because the USRA Scale membership voted out the roof height rule in 2007 for both 4" and 4.5" Stock car classes
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    LOL..... At the first R4 Ken had me run his car...

    LOL..... At the first R4 Ken had me run his car with a chassis he built..... I went faster with it than I did with any car I had in my box.

    Ken won the 3rd Sano Can Am race with a chassis he...
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    A few more...... Ernie Mossetti, Dale Granger,...

    A few more...... Ernie Mossetti, Dale Granger, Billy Gearhart, Randy Kohr, Lou Pirro, Ken Swanson, Manta Ray, Rob Hanson, Marc Picione, Malcolm Lovelace, Mike Panko, George Kimber.
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    LOL and LMAO This was about Chassis builders....

    LOL and LMAO

    This was about Chassis builders. Some were "forgot" ;)

    It was pointed out the builders who chassis won "Premier" races..... again the chassis builder who probably has won the...
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