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  Please somebody help me about esc sg60amax usukani.
Posted by: Ryankarneskynkarnesky - 03-01-2017, 07:46 AM - Forum: Help Section - No Replies

I just bought the usukani esc cg60amax and dont know how to setup. The manual doesnt show what progamming card for setup or something. Please help.
Sorry for my bad english and thanks.



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  Help with fitting a 200mm wide body on my Sakura D3
Posted by: Nu2drift - 03-01-2017, 02:01 AM - Forum: Countersteer Setups - Replies (4)

Im wondering if anyone can help me with a dilemma... i recenrly purchased a sakura D3 chassis and i wanted to stay with rhe pink anodized theme on the wheels. So i searched and searched for a set with a pretty deep offset and the most i could find was only 3mm!! To add to the mayhem i bought a 200mm body to go on this chassis, so now im trying to see if anyone here has dealt with putting a 3mm offset wheel with a 200mm width body, and what width of hex hub they had to use to male this work?
By my calculations, if the stock width is 190mm with a +5mm offset wheel, and the wheels i got are only 3mm, then that brings it down to 186mm. So if i need to get to 200mm then i would have to compensate 14mm total (or 7mm per side) in order to achieve the 200mm total width... does anyone know offhand whay thickness the stock hex hubs are so i can add the 7mm to it and get that thickness of hex hub?!! Please help!

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  D4 setup help
Posted by: Drift12345678 - 02-28-2017, 07:33 AM - Forum: 3 Racing - Replies (5)

Hello everyone. I just built my Sakura d4 RWD and I am running it on smooth concrete. The car seems to spin out in the corner or if I give it a bit more throttle. It also won't hold long drifts. Is there something wrong i am not running a gyro . But is there wheats I need or suspension tuning or a setup sheet I should follow. Plz help anyone thanks

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  10mm wide hex hubs?
Posted by: Nu2drift - 02-28-2017, 02:26 AM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (2)

Does anyone know if i can get away woth using 10 mm wide hex hubs on a sakura D3 axle? I wanted pink aluminum wheels to match the rest of the aluminum on the car, but the only ones i can find are only 3mm offset... im using the Protoform Cadillac ATS-V.R 200mm shell and i want the wheels to sit out where they should to fit the body... please help!

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  Close drift car Action highlights from Wycombe Racing
Posted by: dominicm - 02-28-2017, 01:30 AM - Forum: RC Drift Videos - No Replies

Enjoy !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2-jKyCIXhw



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  First time purchasing a brush less system, Does this look right?
Posted by: santafe17 - 02-27-2017, 02:49 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (4)

So, I have a Tamiya TT-02 type S.

I plan to drift it as well as drive it with grip tires. so it's sort of a dual purpose basher.

I'm not trying to win or even enter races here, I just want to go faster than the motor that came with it.

I THINK I've settled on a good combo here, but I would LOVE some veteran opinions..

the question - Are these two going to work together?

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/trackstar-10...roved.html

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/hobbykingr-t...-1-12.html

And my second question, Do you know of something better at the same price point? my budget is a 100$ bill or less.

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Info Where you can learn drifting
Posted by: JabaJeba - 02-26-2017, 04:27 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (5)

My friend interested in racing, especially drifting races. However He isn't good with this. I would like to buy lessons from the trainer for him. I found a good website: https://zoptamo.com/s-drifting-c-us , but turned out, that there is nothing about drifting. Maybe you could recommend me trainers?

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  Slide-ways action compilation (Wycombe Racing, UK)
Posted by: dominicm - 02-26-2017, 03:13 AM - Forum: RC Drift Videos - No Replies

Spent an awesome afternoon at the Wycombe Racing HQ. Some top action from the skilled drifters attending. Here's a compilation for your viewing pleasure...(comments and feedback appreciated)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uKcA8_1wxM





Dom (Essential RC)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/EssentialRC
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Magic8ball Shaft Drive FTW
Posted by: Speed Chaser - 02-25-2017, 05:14 PM - Forum: Work-in-Progress - Replies (7)

I thought i would share with you guys a build i am currently working on. Right now it is a 50/50 drift car.

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Spec:
-Awesomatix a700 evo 2
-Floating front gearbox
-Floating rear gearbox
-Floating servo mount
-MM2 Motor Mount ( being redesign)
-Front sway bar
-Rear sway bar
-Rear spool
-Front diff
-G-force 8.5t motor
-Blue bird a911 servo
-OMG Thunder Power D-RUN
-Nano-tech 7500 mah battery ( Replace with Turnigy 3000mAh 2S 40C Lipo Pack)
-Venom Belt Drive Gear Kit
Things that need work:
-The motor mount holes do not fit the motor i bought so i have to design a new one.
-Find more angle for the front wheel.


Things i haven't decided on:
-Body was thinking of a apocalypse type body like elysium gtr but still have no idea was also considering a Pandora RC SUBARU IMPREZA 22B-Sti
-Motor position, since i have to make a new motor mount i can design to be in a different location then stock location.
-Carbon fiber drive shaft, because well why not
- If i should do a scale interior

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Yes it does have suspension lol. First thing i get asked by people.

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Video RC DRIFT TRAINING DAY
Posted by: NIKSON - 02-25-2017, 04:31 PM - Forum: RC Drift Videos - No Replies




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E32FI8hwMGQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E32FI8hwMGQ

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  1/10 RC Batmobile
Posted by: bats - 02-24-2017, 06:05 PM - Forum: News and Announcements - No Replies

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MUST HAVE!!!

1/10 Scale Batfleck Batmobile is a work of art in the waiting!

I can't wait to get my hands on one.

https://youtu.be/TL0Z4Il8ZHs



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Warning New, having a couple of problems. Help a ginger out???
Posted by: MurphysGinger - 02-23-2017, 11:44 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (1)

Hello All,

So, I am new to rc drifting. I just built my YD-2 chassis, and that went smoothly. 

1. I have all electronics in the car and it runs no problem. I'm having a gyro issue, however. When the car is turned on, the wheels go from left to right very frantically. While drifting they do the same thing. I'm not sure what I've done wrong, but I know it's probably something stupid on my part. The electronics are in, but not secured down. I did secure the gyro, so it would work (or so I thought.)

It's all Yokomo. 13.5 motor, esc, and the gyro is the YG-302. At first the direction was wrong, flipped the direction in the gyro and it counters correctly, but spazzes out left and right like crazy. Even when I drive it and stop. It'll sit there and still spaz out, unless I take the front of the car off of the ground, and then set it back down.

2. The Savox servo sounds like it's making a "crackling" or an "interference" like noise. It's worse when it's first turned on, and decreases a little the
longer it's on.

3. Is more of a body assembly question that boils down to my stupidity, I'm sure, but I want to get the chassis going more than anything.

Thanks for reading, hopefully someone can be my rc drift knight in shining armor.....no homo....

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  Sakura D4 One way Belt
Posted by: Dripp_e - 02-20-2017, 09:37 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (5)

Just got a front one way for my D4, but the belt isn't as tight as with the stock front diff. Do I need a different belt? Stock gear is 39, the one way is 38.

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  E10 Steering Issue
Posted by: GianTyphoon - 02-20-2017, 03:18 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (4)

Hello DriftMission forum members.

I have had an issue with my HPI E10 steering whereby the wheels appear to be slightly 'toed' out. This could be normal but the main problem is that the wheels turn further in one direction than the other. Now, I have played around with the steering centring controls on the transmitter to make sure the wheels are straightened. I have also replaced my steering servo to try and fix the problem, however, this has made no difference. The left wheel - which will not turn as far as the right wheel - also seems to slightly lose drive when turned at full lock left meaning the car will sometimes misbehave mid-drift. 

Of course, this problem is incredibly frustrating and has resulted in the car not being used for a while despite me having loved using it when it still functioned properly.

Any help and / or knowledge as to a solution for this problem will be much appreciated. 

Thanks,
Typhoon.

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  Drift esc recommendation
Posted by: Speed Chaser - 02-18-2017, 07:59 PM - Forum: General Discussion - No Replies

Looking for a drift esc recommendation, trying to stay under 100 dollars and can handle 8.5t motors

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  Compatible separate suspension mounts for MST FXX?
Posted by: exwhyzed - 02-17-2017, 11:20 PM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (1)

Hi All,

In looking at the MST FXX, it has 2.5mm suspension arm pins.  I think Yokomo uses the same size pins on their chassis, and so the Yokomo separate suspension mounts would work on the MST FXX (if i create a custom chassis plate).

Can anyone suggest any other separate suspension mounts, other than the Yokomo ones, that would also be compatible with 2.5mm arm pins?  Thanks in advance!

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  Sprint 2 Battery Not Working
Posted by: snakenator - 02-16-2017, 09:08 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (7)

I recently purchased a sprint 2 and it works wonderful- most of the time. I bought it with five battery packs, a 7.2v 1800 mAh, 7.2v 3300 mAh, two 8.4v 4500 mAh, and an 8.4v 5100 mAh. They all work great except the 5100 battery. When I plug in and turn on the car it begins to beep and never stops. I thought it might not be charged so I charged it up but it still doesn't seem to work... Any ideas on what might be wrong and how to fix it?

Thanks

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  Noob need car advise
Posted by: Robevo9 - 02-16-2017, 08:05 PM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (6)

what's up im finally about to purchase my first 1:10 scale drift car i just want to no what would b the best way to go shaft driven or belt? 4wd or 2wd?? Ive done alot of research i no some pros n cons of both and im still really no sure...i narrowed it down to the mst xxx-d rtr brushless the ms-01D rtr brushless and the fxx-d rtr brushless i think im leaning towards the 4wd but don't know what's better shaft driven or belt??pls help thanks :lol:

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Image Feng's Custom RWD M-chassis MX-5 ND
Posted by: fenglee - 02-15-2017, 12:59 PM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (12)

hi there, i am from China and here's my new diy rwd m-chassis MX5, just watch the video! i intend to make this  rc drift car drift like a real one, hope you enjoy it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbv-B3BSWjA






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  First Drift build, Looking for some advice on chassis.
Posted by: Coloursofdan - 02-15-2017, 06:05 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (9)

Hey guys I'm looking to build my first RC drift car. Got decent knowledge of drift physics and setups but new to RC drift. Been doing heaps of research and think I've narrowed it down to a few options.
Currently I'm looking at getting a AWD CS setup (eventually 1.8 - 2.0+cs) but could go RWD if its just better. From what I've seen RWD is a lot harder to get setup and needs a fairly controlled surface. Ill be Driving on asphalt surface mostly, got a car park 1 min walk down the road and the local track is also asphalt but much smoother. There is a carpet track 1 hour away.
Chassis I'm looking at are the MST MS01D S kit or Sakura D4 Awd with upgrades.

MST MS01D S kit is $264au
Sakura D4 awd kit is $133 + upgrades = $294au

Here are the upgrades I'm looking at:
3Racing Sakura D4 AWD Aluminum Slide Steering System
3Racing Aluminum One Way Tube
3Racing Sakura D4 Belt Tensioner Bearing
3Racing Sakura D4 Belt Tensioner Post
Yeah Racing Aluminum Adjustable Front Lower Suspension Arm
Yeah Racing Aluminum Adjustable Rear Suspension Lower Arm
Yeah Racing Aluminum High KPI Adjustability Steering Suspension Knuckle (or 3Racing Aluminum Knuckle Version 2)
= $161

1: Is the MS01d S stock for that price as good as the D4 with upgrades? Seems hard to justify spending extra for the MST. 
2: Are those upgrades the main ones i'll need? 
3: Are any of them not worth getting at the start?
Or is another option worth looking at?

Thanks for your time and knowledge.

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  So Uhhh... I Guess I'll Introduce Myself...
Posted by: snakenator - 02-15-2017, 01:15 AM - Forum: Introductions - No Replies

What it do everybody, it's your boi Snakenator!

So a bit about me:
-Livin in the BEAUTIFUL city of Bakersfield, CA... Worst air pollution in the U.S!
-Finishing off my senior year of high school
-My sole source of income is YouTube... so yeah, no job at the moment.
My YouTube channel is http://www.youtube.com/dawsonpitcher in case anyone cared, but its mostly just vlogs and crap, so idk if that would really be how you wanted to spend your time.

I have never done RC drift before in my life. Well, that's not true. I did mess around with my uncle's for about an hour and then also had a $20 "Super Drift RC Racing Car" Oh, I occasionally drift in real life... But that is the extent until now. I plan to get into RC Drift stuff at least a little, hopefully a bunch, and that is why I joined the forum: rather than make the mistake of going in blind and then going back and realizing what I should have done, I plan on doing as much research and getting as much help from y'all prior to investing big bucks, then I won't have to make as many mistakes along the way.

That's about it... Hope you can put up with me and my newb-ness for at least a month, then I hope to have done much more research on this hobby so I think it's fair game for you to press me when I make a dumb claim or don't know anything at that point.

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  50/50 car questions
Posted by: Speed Chaser - 02-14-2017, 11:06 PM - Forum: 50/50 - Replies (7)

Just curious as to the kv or turns everyone is using on their 50/50 setup

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Info How to stop crab walking
Posted by: gbalstad - 02-14-2017, 08:11 PM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (1)

Greetings,

I have an RWD Sakura D4, I just ordered an aluminum steering rack from 3Racing, but in the meantime I am trying to understand and remove the "crab walk" that the car is currently exhibiting.

I understand that the crab walking is a result of bad ackerman angles.

I consulted this blog post and posed a question at the bottom:
http://www.bigsquidrc.com/continental-dr...tech-talk/

In short what causes crab walking? Is it due to the leading wheel (say your turned right, the right wheel is leading, and the left is trailing) have a greater angle than the trailing wheel?

Thanks very much for any assistance.

Gunnar

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  Hamburger Chaser
Posted by: sincity drifter - 02-12-2017, 03:28 PM - Forum: RC Drift Bodies - No Replies

   

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  Help on Carpet for drifting and links to buy them
Posted by: Dhulsedrift99 - 02-11-2017, 03:37 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (5)

I need some help on finding carpet to use for rc drifting. I looked at carpet online, but I don't know what kind of carpet to get, and when I find carpet that looks good for drifting, I don't know if they have fireproof stuff on it, fuzzes up, or if it is good for drifting. I've seen threads with people saying that certain kinds are good for drifting, but that doesn't really help with me. I would like links to sites on the carpet that rc drifters bought and use. I don't have a lot of money to spend on the racing carpet that costs $1,000 per roll right now. Like I would like good drifting carpet for a good and reasonable price, but still do good at drifting, whether it's roll or the tile kind. I'm asking for help from fellow RC Drifters about carpet to use, and links to buy it. Hope you guys can help me and send me links to places where to find carpet for drifting.

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  Need help with d4
Posted by: madmikehi967 - 02-11-2017, 02:42 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (13)

Built a sakura d4. Wondering what tires to use in front. Not getting traction in front stock tires.
Running without gyro. 13.5 sensored. Savox SH-1290MG. Is my throttle expo too high?

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  Tamiya TT02 - S build
Posted by: santafe17 - 02-09-2017, 07:45 PM - Forum: Work-in-Progress - Replies (8)

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Hey guys! New drifter here, I'm afraid I don't have the chassis YET, but I have started ordering other parts for it.

Until then, my little la trax sst with drift tires is quite fun :)

I received the rear diff locking block in the mail today, Radio tx/rx & hex screws should be showing up next week, and come next Friday I'll be ordering the actual chassis, as well as some extended body posts, magnetic stealth mouth, etc...

anyways, 

The Very first shiny blue part! I'm excited. 

This build may be a little slow, my budget is sort of low as it is split with my model train layout lol.
So, heres the SST:
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And the very first part of my tamiya!:

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As soon as more parts come in i'll be taking more pictures.
I may even take them step by step. We'll see.

Here's the body shell I'll be buying. this is just an example..
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  Lonely drifter : Phoenix
Posted by: K4rc - 02-09-2017, 07:10 PM - Forum: Introductions - No Replies

Moved to Phoenix recently, hoping to find some drifters local to the area. Currently running a D4 rwd.

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  Hpi Sprint 2 Weight Distribution
Posted by: Gramps50 - 02-08-2017, 03:21 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (3)

What is the typical weight distribution is being run on the HPI Sprint 2 Flux? I bought some kitchen scales so I could put each wheel on the scale and get a weight on each conner. I was surprised when putting my chassis on the scales. I had the battery installed but no body. I got the following readings

RF 380g
LF 227g
RR 276g
LR 425g

The previous owner has moved the esc to the center of the chassis. This just doesn't look correct to me.

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Video Newbie Mini Z drifter
Posted by: NYCislander - 02-08-2017, 03:30 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (1)

Hi I am new to drifting and currently drifting a MiniZ MA020. I hope to add info. on MiniZ drifting as I learn. I know it is bigger in other countries. But I hope I can find more people that do it in the states. 

Thank you for your time and passion for R/c Drifting..!

Here is a video of my progress. (please like and sub) :D I am just starting so any tips and help is welcomed..!




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