So what happened? Well I did all rounds of the 1/8th buggy national series ended up 93rd which is almost the same as last year...mmm
Electic 1/8th (E8) was better for the national series, 11th overall after many trips up north to the land of green tracks.
Now the good bits, TRUGGY....7th overall at the nationals (same tracks as E8) and had a great laugh at most of these events as we do a bit of 'glamping' and enjoy a good movie & food on Saturday evening whilst in our tents.
I can now also claim the title 'Fastest Truggy in the South' after a clean sweep in the last round of the Southern Regional Series at Herts last Sunday, hammering home my lead in the championship and a 1st place overall....Well chuffed.
E8 was also good with a 2nd overall and I brought home some swag and trophies as well as spraying some bubbly.
A big thanks to all who attended the SRS races this year.
I've been running a fairly standard out of the box setup with just simple changes and concentrated on easy to drive and the all important reliability rather than fancy 'special' setups that only work for 1 track. (see setup sheet below).
-Engine: Bullitt 217 + 2024 pipe. Good power and 10 min fuel stops.
-Piranha fuel and Bullit P3 plugs.
-12' front alloy hub carriers help keep things strong.
-Agama fibre pads and steel disc brakes, only way to stop this thing!
-Answer RC ackerman plate to replace the slightly 'thin' kit one.
-Agama Alloy servo saver top +Answer Alloy servo horn.
-LiFe battery up front, RX & PT in the rear box.
-Now running Xpert servo on steering, old Ace on throttle.
-Robitronic electronic switch has not glitched once all year.
-DIY rear arm guards help to keep things clean.
-Answer spring cups as I just had some there.
-Tires for Herts track were the all new BETA V-Max.
-Special Ken Block inspired rear wing decals.
-Very old Futaba T3PK radio running Fasst 2.4Ghz