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Re: Land Speed Rocket Car

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I love it. Just mentioning you *may* want to review your front axle and get some kind of caster built in. High speed (and we are talking high speed) stability comes to mind. It also scrubs off steering sensitivity.

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Re: Land Speed Rocket Car

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jwscab wrote: Tue Dec 19, 2023 12:27 am I love it. Just mentioning you *may* want to review your front axle and get some kind of caster built in. High speed (and we are talking high speed) stability comes to mind. It also scrubs off steering sensitivity.
I'm also wondering is active aero might be a better method for keeping this thing in control
Consistency is the key I keep misplacing.

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Re: Land Speed Rocket Car

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That looks so sweet man :!: are those solid tires ? Seen a few record attempts on YouTube and foam tires are almost always what causes grief :cry: best of luck , when are you thinking for your attempt ?
If a jobs not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well.
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Dadio wrote: Tue Dec 19, 2023 8:57 am are those solid tires ? when are you thinking for your attempt ?
Yup, they are solid tires...not sure when I will run it...still looking for a good spot to run...gotta do alot of testing with it before it crank it up!
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You know there's a reason high speed cars are painted bright colors? :lol:
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RC10th wrote: Wed Dec 20, 2023 2:01 am You know there's a reason high speed cars are painted bright colors? :lol:
Lol, I know..I am hiding the screws holding it together!....there's not much driving this...point it and hit it!....early indications with power and weight it's gonna go closer to 300mph than 200mph...scared actually...get nervous thinking about running it
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After studying the weight/power ratio...looking at close to 300mph
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300 :shock:
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The car is completed..off to race and promote it Jan 4th thru 7th at the Hudy Indoor Champions where me and "The Diamond" One hope to dominate VTA and F1..testing it for the Guiness World Record will comense in the following weeks
(New sponsor decals being made by MCI will be added later)
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coxbros1 wrote: Sat Dec 30, 2023 2:37 am The car is completed..off to race and promote it Jan 4th thru 7th at the Hudy Indoor Champions where me and "The Diamond" One hope to dominate VTA and F1..testing it for the Guiness World Record will comense in the following weeks
(New sponsor decals being made by MCI)

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So cool 8) Can't wait to see it run

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Re: Land Speed Rocket Car

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I'd wish you "god speed" but with the fire and brimstone coming out the back maybe "the luck of the devil " is more apt :lol:
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Went to the HUDY Race this past weekend to race Formula 1 and VTA, great times great event!.... anyway I also promoted the landspeed car and had a lot of top-level drivers across the globe come check it out...My new decals from MCI had not arrived yet and came in after I got back, I will get them applied to the car asap...snow and cold coming here in next few days...but as soon as it warms up a bit I will commence testing.

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Re: Land Speed Rocket Car

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Testing has begun... (Enter Shang Tsung here)
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