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Forum: Castle Creations 04.18.2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,118
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Batteries and Series connector work fine in every...

Batteries and Series connector work fine in every other vehicle. Including a 1/7th scale on-road that is 11lbs and exceeds 100mph. Aka, it was a Traxxas XO-1 before Traxxas made the XO-1.

The...
Forum: Castle Creations 04.10.2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,118
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Firmware 1.32, never changed it from the factory....

Firmware 1.32, never changed it from the factory. Its the last stable release and I don't feel like trying out the betas.
Forum: Castle Creations 04.10.2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,118
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Send MMM in for repair?

I've got a car thats decided to start doing funky stuff.

Motor combo is a V3 MMM with a 1717. Power is supplied by a castle external bec, and its setup for 6S using twin 3S packs in series.

On...
Forum: Pre Sales Questions 01.17.2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,707
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
I need to pick up some tires better suited to...

I need to pick up some tires better suited to this cold fluffy stuff. All of my tires are either bald, or meant for prepped clay surfaces.

I do love the balance of the saddle setup. But it does...
Forum: Pre Sales Questions 01.16.2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,707
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
This is a little old, but there are several...

This is a little old, but there are several conversion threads on this forum for the CRT.

I went a little odd compared to most people.

I went for a saddle configuration, and I'm using a Castle...
Forum: General Discussion 11.23.2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,228
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Nope, its Nitro. There's a youtube video and you...

Nope, its Nitro. There's a youtube video and you can hear the engine.

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Forum: General Discussion 11.23.2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,228
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Just can't stop staring at this GIF

LoL at the intelligence of standing in the street barefoot while people are making high speed passes with a 1/8th buggy.

And the guy who was driving the buggy.

http://i.imgur.com/UYfOb1N.jpg
Forum: Buggy 08.02.2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 72,685
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Bah, been too busy working on the real, full...

Bah, been too busy working on the real, full sized cars!

Finally got the right size push-rods after they were back-ordered for a while!

But here's your nakd pics!

And yes, that IS a Castle...
Forum: General Discussion 04.23.2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Did an engine swap on an 99 Audi A4. Had me...

Did an engine swap on an 99 Audi A4. Had me scratching my head at all of the house routings. Used 150hp B5 engine was $1100, and that seemed to be the average price when looking at Car-part.com. I...
Forum: General Discussion 04.17.2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Probably, but not for a year or so.

Probably, but not for a year or so.
Forum: General Discussion 04.17.2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Not so much the labor, it's the parts. The...

Not so much the labor, it's the parts.

The ST is so much car for the money. Once the warranty runs out I'll be the one doing all repairs to it.
Forum: General Discussion 04.17.2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Don't like VW. Overpriced maintenance. Will...

Don't like VW. Overpriced maintenance. Will never own one.
Forum: General Discussion 04.17.2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
fuel economy is going up as the car breaks in. ...

fuel economy is going up as the car breaks in. When I got it, 23 was average. Now its in the 26mpg range with the same trips. highways is 32-35mpg.

The shorter gearing kills the highway fuel...
Forum: General Discussion 04.11.2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Haven't had a reason to put her in the car yet,...

Haven't had a reason to put her in the car yet, but she's only 45lbs or so. Plenty of space for her with the seats down.

Cockpit is good, though the leg room is a bit tight for people more than...
Forum: General Discussion 04.11.2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Its a blast to drive. I won't say its a...

Its a blast to drive. I won't say its a lightweight at 3130lbs, but it certainly goes well. Chassis is definitely fun to toss. And on the plus side, it doesn't sound like a 4cylinder Honda. It...
Forum: General Discussion 04.11.2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,267
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Thats okay, he's one of the few car journalists I...

Thats okay, he's one of the few car journalists I enjoy listening too.
Forum: General Discussion 04.11.2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,267
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Turbine probably wouldn't pass noise/heat...

Turbine probably wouldn't pass noise/heat emission standards.
Forum: General Discussion 04.11.2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
One more photo before I go to bed. An interior...

One more photo before I go to bed. An interior panoramic shot I stitched together. Ignore the creepy stalker hand in the mirror.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8108/8559193551_9e8f3539ba_c.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 04.10.2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Top Gear UK's review of the Focus ST. ...

Top Gear UK's review of the Focus ST.
http://www.streetfire.net/video/top-gear-season-19-episode-4-s19e04_part-1_2419986.htm

And a Review by Chris Harris.

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Forum: General Discussion 04.10.2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,655
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Been out of the R/C World for a month now.

Made a HUGE purchase, at least for me a huge purchase.

In a strangely impulsive, yet financially planned move I have purchaced a BRAND NEW 2013 Ford Focus ST.

Back in November of last year my...
Forum: Buggy 04.10.2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 72,685
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Oops. Car arrived and I got it going, but then I...

Oops. Car arrived and I got it going, but then I went and bought a new car. And had too much fun hooning the new 1:1 car around. New Daily is a 2013 Ford Focus ST, and its is an absolute BLAST to...
Forum: General Discussion 04.10.2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,267
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Mercedes SLS Electric Drive hooned on a track.

750hp, 4 motors, complete independent drive for each wheel and crazy torque vectoring for Yaw Control

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Forum: Buggy 03.06.2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 72,685
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
I had forgotten just how "on-rails" buggies are,...

I had forgotten just how "on-rails" buggies are, even compared to truggies. Love the out of the box setup on the Nexx8. Was drifting around with it in the snow last night. So much control.
...
Forum: Buggy 03.05.2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 72,685
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Picked up a OFNA Nexx8 Buggy.

It was hard to resist. Had a good coupon for Towers website, $30 off, and they put the Nexx8 buggy on Easy Pay. So it was REALLY hard to not pick it up.

Supposed to arrive today. But UPS might...
Forum: Brushless 03.03.2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,929
Posted By Thirdgen89GTA
Buy a used truggy and convert that to electric. ...

Buy a used truggy and convert that to electric. Converting buggies to truggies is horrible, they tried that when Truggies first came out and the conversions were piss poor at handling, jumping, and...
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