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by Gravity101
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Construction Workshops
Topic: Drilling angled Axles?
Replies: 8
Views: 2077

Re: Drilling angled Axles?

I found a drilling block with a 2.5 degree canted slot. Now how do I go about creating a rail rider with a straight dominant front wheel?
by Gravity101
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Construction Workshops
Topic: Drilling angled Axles?
Replies: 8
Views: 2077

Drilling angled Axles?

Ok. Short story...hopefully. Built a car long wheel base, rail rider, bent axles (2.5 degrees in rear and 1.5 front). We won. Well, Regional rules came out. They are OK with extended wheelbase but you may only sand/polish axles. NO other alterations may be made (i.e. Bending) Only thing I can think ...
by Gravity101
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Rough track conditions...
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Re: Rough track conditions...

Sorry for that late response. We were able to secure a better track for the PWD. It ended up being a "Best Track" I believe. We took first place with times of 3.104 to 3.074. Not bad for our second year. Now off to Regionals.
by Gravity101
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Rough track conditions...
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Rough track conditions...

So apparently our pack's PWD track is in rough condition. (Aluminum track, non-smooth transitions) I've heard conflicting information on multiple websites regarding rail-riders vs. straight run cars. I would value the experienced competitors opinions about how to address this problem and still have ...