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by keithg30
Sat Mar 01, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Weigh ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1230

Re: Weigh ???

I have actually found another method to make body shape that is lighter then wood and will require only a skin coat of putty !!! OLD Wal-mart gift Cards.!!!! they bend smooth and can be cut to make other shapes !!!!! LOL necessity is the mother of invention !!!!!
by keithg30
Sat Mar 01, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Wow, what a great day at the derby
Replies: 7
Views: 1507

Re: Wow, what a great day at the derby

LOL !!! NOW THAT A GOOD DAY !!!! And to have the kids involved is always a plus !!!!! :D
by keithg30
Sat Mar 01, 2008 3:28 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Weigh ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1230

Re: Weigh ???

Got it figured out !!!! Toilet paper roll !!!! LOL Seems to work well . Now just skim it with putty !!!



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by keithg30
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Son took 1st in pack, thanks to this forum!
Replies: 5
Views: 1228

Re: Son took 1st in pack, thanks to this forum!

I am not a pro by any means but my son did make district this year...He pretty well smoked the local races ...Here is the only add. that I can give for district....IF you have a practice track then you can play with the car a bit and try to better your speed ....I DIDN'T have access to a track and m...
by keithg30
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Weigh ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1230

Weigh ???

Got a question about weight . Which one weighs the most ...Wood , bondo ??? I was wanting to add a more fancy look to the car and was wandering which to use wood or putty to make these changes . Thanks alot
by keithg30
Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:14 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: How to post a photo
Replies: 16
Views: 85984

Re: How to post a photo

UMMMMM all I got was some girls danceing and some girls talking on line !!!!!
by keithg30
Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:56 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Wheel hub ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1576

Re: Wheel hub ??

Thanks for all the input guys....I do understand what you are all saying....NO I dont want this to define who he is . I want him to try all the different things that young kids try and he is ...He has done the baseball , football , and is now doing all 3 ..He donesn't really excell at the baseball ....
by keithg30
Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Wheel hub ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1576

Re: Wheel hub ??

THanks a-lot stan........Still new here and trying to figure this all out . I want my son to have a chance to get some respect. He is Very short for his age and also overweight...Lets put it this way he is 8 and he can wear my jeans ....LOL OH well he is playing football and maybe he can use that to...
by keithg30
Mon Feb 25, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Wheel hub ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1576

Wheel hub ??

Ok got a question to ask ...At our BSA we are not allowed to cone the hub....Ok here is the question....Since we are not allowed to do that I used a dremel to cut the wood around the axle hole for less friction ..I took it easy and didn't go to an extreme with descent results...Was wandering just ho...
by keithg30
Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Just an idea
Replies: 7
Views: 1583

Re: Just an idea

Just a quick update on the car.....Well we went to district on the 23rd..First off we had a blast and that is what really counts ...Like I said , my son is a wolf but only in his first year of scouts ....We showed up and what I was expecting pretty much came true.....ALOT of kit cars ...Funny how I ...
by keithg30
Fri Feb 22, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: What say the masses?
Replies: 16
Views: 2764

Re: What say the masses?

WOW that is a sticky situation ....I do understand with the childs special needs and with the father not being in the pic. that the mom probably just purchased the car on e-bay ...Which opens the door ....How are the rules worded..??? The door is open IF the child in question didn't race the car las...
by keithg30
Fri Feb 22, 2008 5:42 am
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Question about paint stencil
Replies: 9
Views: 1526

Re: Question about paint stencil

I have used the painters tape and have had no problems with it ...Just make sure you have a sharpe knife or it will rip the tape.......Also ...Here is a quick tip for a stencil.........if you go to your local wal-mart you can buy clear plastic sheets for an overhead projecter...You can then put that...
by keithg30
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Just an idea
Replies: 7
Views: 1583

Re: Just an idea

Thank you ......I didn't have a stencil I just used painters tape and cut it out ...and then painted it ...It was a rush job ...still won best looking but next year will be better !!! LOL Get a-lot of Exp ..I run demolition derby so I am painting cars a-lot ...
by keithg30
Thu Feb 21, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Fast car , But kid friendly
Replies: 6
Views: 3057

Fast car , But kid friendly

Ok guys and gals ...Here is my question .........and Pic would help alot..... I have been looking at alot of pic on here and on other places on the net..What I am looking for is a car for next year ...LOL Yea I like to get a jump on things . This year was a bit of a rush and I would rather not have ...
by keithg30
Thu Feb 21, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Other 2008 cars-parent cars Lincoln Continental & Dodge
Replies: 13
Views: 21978

Re: Other 2008 cars-parent cars Lincoln Continental & Do

Was just wandering where you got the drawing for the cars or if you had drawn them up yourself.....Was wanting to do a 60's mustang ..