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RC racing/ time trials

Just thought we should come up with some ideas for some RC smart Racing.

Assuming we go with a stock and modified class, whtever modified is, I don't know.

Stock:
No changes to car. Run as is out of the package, custom paint and cosmetics allowed (?)

Modified:
different motor
Different tires/suspension
Different chassis
Should use smart body (?)


Track
A) oval track
B) road course with multiple turns, obstacle cones or ??

open to ideas.
Since there are only 2 channels, Red and Blue, heads up racing probably won't work. What do you think? I don't have much experience in RC..
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For stock:

Head to head (red vs. blue)

Modified:

As many as you can get without screwing up frequencies.
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For tracks, maybe a road course wouldn't be so good. The stock RCs don't turn that that well so you'd have to have wide curves.

Project Black has a completely different chassis, but wears the shell. So the only requirement for the modified series is that they have the smart shell.

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Just got my Smart R/C for christmas!
Not sure if I will make the Dells or not, if I do you guys are going downtown to china town!!!
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Oh great!! another TURBO thread,,, Just kidding. I can just imagine all the goodies you will have on your RC! It will probably be the most modified one around, Can't wait to see it (hope you can make it to Dells)

As for the road course, nothing wrong with a little backing up action if it is needed... Could make it fun...
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Just got my Smart R/C for christmas!
Not sure if I will make the Dells or not, if I do you guys are going downtown to china town!!!
now you are going to HAVE to come! you have thrown the gauntlet and the challenge is on!
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Guys I REALLY want to go....the thing is:
My wife has a baby due on June 25th.
Cutting it pretty close, I am gonna have to play it by ear!
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Why not set up a mini autocross course (have to find some mini cones I guess)?
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Sounds really fun. But Jim, where could we set up the course?
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Different Driving surfaces will make a BIG difference with these cars.

I still think around the Pool would be best. Best laps around the pool still dry win



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Guys I REALLY want to go....the thing is:
My wife has a baby due on June 25th.
Cutting it pretty close, I am gonna have to play it by ear!
Congratulations! You'll just have to explain your priorities to her...
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