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    Sorry I might have misspelled his name.

    Sorry I might have misspelled his name.
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    You might be able get one from Bill Bugeniss. ...

    You might be able get one from Bill Bugeniss.

    Try contacting him or McByrd.
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    And at $200 or more there's still no guarantee it...

    And at $200 or more there's still no guarantee it will be a good one.
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    I am no magician and my cars are always fast with...

    I am no magician and my cars are always fast with these motors.
    The brush hoods have never given me any problems.
    I just break them in on my Koford power supply and run them.
    Mine run warm the way...
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    I think a lot of the criticism of this motor...

    I think a lot of the criticism of this motor comes from the politics of retro racing.
    More than one BOD member of IRRA has made disparaging remarks about them.
    If Swiss thinks they're so bad why...
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    I detect a bit of sarcasm.

    I detect a bit of sarcasm.
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    . The motor I ran last night was a used one...

    . The motor I ran last night was a used one that came out of a car a guy gave me to work on.
    It sounded good on the power supply so I stuck it in one or mine. Stock brushes and springs.
    ...
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    The guys I see having problems at out track are...

    The guys I see having problems at out track are the ones messing with the motors.

    Just break them in the way I suggested and leave them alone.
    Lately I have just been super gluing the oilite in...
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    I never have any problems with brushes or...

    I never have any problems with brushes or hardware on these things.
    I honestly believe most of the bad stuff guys write about these motors are more to do with the politics of retro racing and Mike...
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    . 145' Ogilvie Hillclimb. 2 1/2 minute...

    . 145' Ogilvie Hillclimb. 2 1/2 minute heats. I have run as long as 5 minutes without a problem with this setup.
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    I won the Ghetto Retro race last night at Fantasy...

    I won the Ghetto Retro race last night at Fantasy Raceways.

    Ran 10/26 gears with .720" tires.
    Rollout 3.61

    Car was a rocket with good brakes.
    Really good punch off the turns.
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    We run real simple 48 pitch gears in Ghetto. I...

    We run real simple 48 pitch gears in Ghetto.
    I have experimented with lots of different ratios and tire sizes.
    My standard setup is 10/28 with.750 tires.
    These motors really take the abuse of tall...
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    I have been looking at the ProSlot gear charts....

    I have been looking at the ProSlot gear charts.
    Looks like I'm running rollout around 3.60-3.75 most of the time.
    Champion T-Flex cars, weight around 102 grams.
    They run warm and I put them on fan...
  14. Fantasy Raceways March Madness Double Feature 3/12/16

    Join us for some great Flexi Car Racing March 12.16634
  15. Figure 8 is way better than oval. That's not a...

    Figure 8 is way better than oval.

    That's not a real figure 8 anyway though.

    This is a figure 8.16621
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    Still have the controller?

    Still have the controller?
  17. Fantasy Raceways Deep Freeze Double Feature Race Results

    Ghetto Retro T-Flex Can Am 16 entries
    A-Main winner Jim Harter. 243
    B-Main winner Chuck Kron. 244

    RPM Dirt Modifieds 13 entries
    A-Main winner Bob Secules. 233
    B-Main winner Mike Fleming. 242...
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    Poll: I think a lot of it comes down to skill and...

    I think a lot of it comes down to skill and experience level.

    A lot of guys can't even prep the tires before they run so it's tougher for them to have success with faster cars.

    Track...
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    Poll: I raced ISRA B-Production at Bristolville, Ohio....

    I raced ISRA B-Production at Bristolville, Ohio.
    The class is super fun but the track was too hard for most of the Ohio guys and it closed.

    There's a beautiful UK Black near Pittsburgh that runs...
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    I used to enjoy watching NASCAR on ESPN. Once in...

    I used to enjoy watching NASCAR on ESPN.
    Once in a while Benny Parsons would say "He's really handling down the straightaway!"
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    Poll: . Nothing wrong with Flexi's Check out the...

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    Nothing wrong with Flexi's
    Check out the link to our Ghetto Car class below my name.
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    Would just be a better alternative motor than the...

    Would just be a better alternative motor than the JK Retro Hawk.
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    Dave- I picked up a set of those snap ring...

    Dave- I picked up a set of those snap ring pliers and they seem to do the trick.
    I pushed the tabs back with them and put a drop of superglue on the magnets.
    Motor sounds good now on power...
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    I wish JK would have made a sealed version of the...

    I wish JK would have made a sealed version of the Hawk6 to go up against the PS4002-FK.
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    I found a motor with magnets rubbing the arm....

    I found a motor with magnets rubbing the arm.
    What's the best way to fix this?
    Thanks
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