Search found 115 matches

by frontosacam311
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: ZEP DRY GRAPHITE???
Replies: 8
Views: 1240

Re: ZEP DRY GRAPHITE???

Test it and let us know.
by frontosacam311
Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: 42' Best Track for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 2576

Re: 42' Best Track for sale

Need to make some cash-

Price reduced for the week of 3/18-3/24. $950 takes all!

After that, it's back to the original asking price.
by frontosacam311
Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: 42' Best Track for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 2576

42' Best Track for sale

2 lane and has had all the hard work done- polished/joints/gate modified. Microwizard timer and Edge Super Starter w/ the 50' starter cord. Has the leveling kit and a custom extended stop section. Did a couple mods to dampen vibration. Great shape and minimal use. $1400obo Local pickup only- West of...
by frontosacam311
Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Polishing Royal Racer Wheel Bores
Replies: 10
Views: 2530

Re: Polishing Royal Racer Wheel Bores

Try to find a grab bag of suckers that has the small Sugar Daddys and Zip-a-Dees by Tootsie Roll. The bag I picked up at Wal-Mart contained both and they should fit the bore nice and snug. For an easier method, start with sucker/q-tip stalks that are too large, chuck it in a drill and sand it to the...
by frontosacam311
Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Effect on Rear Axle Toe Angle from Lifting Front End of Car
Replies: 2
Views: 969

Re: Effect on Rear Axle Toe Angle from Lifting Front End of

I asked Stan about this but checking his work is understandably over my head. I was inquiring about how differing the cant angle on the DFW while tuning may affect rear toe. Laying in bed last night thinking about it, it dawned on me that two birds could be taken out with one stone. I've read that w...
by frontosacam311
Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

Stan, I attempted to reply to the provided email but my server was unable to reply. I can be reached at cameronm777@yahoo.com" target="_blank Hope you had a Happy New Years Eve!
by frontosacam311
Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

Wow, it's not everyday an offer like this comes around! If you could it'd help me out tremendously. :) Reading prior posts here on setups so I can better understand what exactly is trying to be accomplished so I can someday pay it forward. Got plenty of wheels on hand, PM me an address and I'll get ...
by frontosacam311
Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

I finally understand the benefits of your setup now, thanks for the patience! Looks like I need to fabricate some jigs and test them out for accuracy. I'll report back with pics and updated progress when I have something worthwhile. It sure would be nice to leave the bore mainly untouched and fresh....
by frontosacam311
Sat Dec 21, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

This info is priceless thanks again for sharing. Pics are great too. For now on the Royal Ranger wheels I'm going to cut the mandrel like stated slightly over and polish to the diameter of the bore and leave it 1/16" shy of the bore length so I can square up then bevel the hubs up to a 1/32" on each...
by frontosacam311
Sat Dec 21, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

Initially I looked into a 4 jaw chuck but passed on it to go with a collet system. Glad I was patient and waited on both. Very helpful pics, thanks for sharing. Looks like I got my work "cut out" for me ;)
by frontosacam311
Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

Image The seam barely shows up in the image. To shave wheel just unbolt indicator and the blade rests on top, turn wheel with finger. Takes a bit of practice but I'm happy with it.
by frontosacam311
Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

Radial run out averages roughly 0.007" while lateral run out is much less. I can get better results for less money with my homemade poor mans lathe than my Harbor Freight 7x10 but I am self taught, no guidance except forums and on a tight budget. The HF has 0.002" run out which transfers to the whee...
by frontosacam311
Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Removing Wheel Seams
Replies: 16
Views: 4086

Re: Removing Wheel Seams

Royal Ranger wheels have a seam smack dab in the middle all the way around the wheel and I've actually seen it referred to this in RR rules in the past.
by frontosacam311
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: DFW behavior
Replies: 6
Views: 936

Re: DFW behavior

Thanks for the advice Speedster
by frontosacam311
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: DFW behavior
Replies: 6
Views: 936

Re: DFW behavior

Track testing would definitely help. Let me try and explain my logic and hopefully I can learn something in the end. "If the DFW is displaced from its axle angle sliding will be less"- I figured a slightly smaller axle would achieve this. Figured having tread with more grip than slickness would resu...