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  1. Thread: I'm Back

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    Hi David, I sent you an email about your bodies...

    Hi David,
    I sent you an email about your bodies and some recommendations for them but I think posting that info here might be better.
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    He has his info posted in this thread...

    He has his info posted in this thread http://www.slotcartalk.com/slotcartalk/showthread.php?41565-Atomic-Hobby-Shop-The-Slot-Car-Spot&p=339935&highlight=#post339935
    and you could also try sending...
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    Can you check the bolt spacing.I know most...

    Can you check the bolt spacing.I know most Kofords are differnet then the P/S,Cahoza pattern.That would really help narrow it down.
  4. The track I visit has a fairly decent rental...

    The track I visit has a fairly decent rental clientele of Kids and families.Although I agree with you that they feel out of place as soon as they ask about anything other then renting a car.While I...
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    I should have used the term matched loosely.I...

    I should have used the term matched loosely.I realize that axles and motor braces will affect them and that is part of what I'm experimenting with at the moment.

    My biggest concern is using 2...
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    Thanks,problem is I need to reverse one from...

    Thanks,problem is I need to reverse one from another set to make them match.If that makes sense.

    I'll give it a shot and reverse the one set.
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    magnet matching question

    I've got a few sets of mags that are pretty close the problem is the ones closest in strength are the same poles.
    If I zapped them in the other direction will they still carry similar readings in...
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    I saw that car on your site but didnt realize it...

    I saw that car on your site but didnt realize it was a tether car,it's very nice and I like the paintwork/decals for the company.It's amazing how fast these are,the world record is close if not a...
  9. Thanks,that's what I figured but just wanted to...

    Thanks,that's what I figured but just wanted to be sure.
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    I was just trying to explain these to Bill from...

    I was just trying to explain these to Bill from HiSpeed Bodies today.They are pretty big in Bulgaria as they have made a real comeback recently.Most towns have a place for them along with the boats...
  11. Thanks,that is about what I thought but wanted to...

    Thanks,that is about what I thought but wanted to be sure.The cobalt motor doesnt hang over nearly as much either so for a play car it should be ok.

    What are the signs of magnets with weak tips...
  12. Magnets that extend past the ends of the can

    I'm building a few motors out of some old parts with some new stuff mixed in to experiment with and I'm wondering what effect it will have if the mags are taller then the cans?I'm about to hone the...
  13. That would be a neat way to bring the home set...

    That would be a neat way to bring the home set users into the commercial track.But I've noticed a lot of raceways steer clear of HO cars for feer that the people will just get them and never come...
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    I've got something coming that might work but if...

    I've got something coming that might work but if not I'll be in touch.Although I'm starting to wonder if I should just get a slower car lol
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    Thanks Ramcatlarry,I'll keep looking for...

    Thanks Ramcatlarry,I'll keep looking for guards,although I've got a line on a possibility now.If it works out I'll post them.

    I'm not worried too much about legality as these are practice cars...
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    Thanks Mike,they were some decent shots but to be...

    Thanks Mike,they were some decent shots but to be honest it wasn't anything I didn't do to the Camen/Cahoza gears.

    As far as pinions go though I'm happy with the ARP's. So I'll just stick with...
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    Gears and a gear guard

    What are peoples preferences on gears?So far I've been having good luck with Camen and Koford but stripped a few ARP's the other day.I'm not bashing ARP it may have just been the luck of the...
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    I know,I'm amazed at how much faster they are...

    I know,I'm amazed at how much faster they are through the turns.Even on a track like the engleman I've been running.Other than the flat 180 that I blip the brakes on.After they cleaned and glued the...
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    Anyone that runs I-15's has plenty of setups with...

    Anyone that runs I-15's has plenty of setups with the Koford singles,most of the fastest combo's I've come across in fact run them.

    As far as weight goes,I see where you're coming from but I...
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    It's a shame you wont reconsider I-15's as there...

    It's a shame you wont reconsider I-15's as there are some F-2000 races I'd like to run but I have a very limited 27 Lite setup and it just wouldn't be worth the drive for me.

    I missed the whole...
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    danbo,I feel your pain.I have to drive 3-4 hours...

    danbo,I feel your pain.I have to drive 3-4 hours to actually race too but luckily I did find a local track with 220ft engleman/hillclimb to play on about a hour and a half away.They also have a...
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    wing bodies from the 90's VS now

    I looked at a few of my older bodies and it seems like they are actually lower and sleeker then some of the newer ones.
    Is this true?or is it just the few I have to compare.
    The older ones look...
  23. NOS Parma Patriot Boxstock 15 brass/wire chassis

    I've got a new in the package Parma Patriot BoxStock brass and wire chassis that would make a great car as is or a really nice scratch build.

    I'm asking $20 shipped in the lower 48 states and 10%...
  24. Bearing questions,whats good,wear,how long do you guys run them? and so on

    Hi,most everything I used to race ran bushings but now it is all ball bearings and I am wondering when its time to retire or replace them.

    On axle bushings I actually thought they got better as...
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    TheChad,how did you ever make out with this?I...

    TheChad,how did you ever make out with this?I ended up with a DRS cobalt chassis that came in a lot of stuff and while I was never into drag cars I've been bitten by the bug so to speak.I have a...
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