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Forum: XMODS Mods and Projects 12-15-2003, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By mustang_steve
Doh! This is case in point why I should stop...

Doh!

This is case in point why I should stop posting so late at night :P
Forum: XMODS Mods and Projects 12-13-2003, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By mustang_steve
or you could just replace those 4 AAAs with 2 AAs...

or you could just replace those 4 AAAs with 2 AAs and have longer runtimes/ higher current output with minimal weight gain.


Given it might be hard to fit 2 AAs in the chassis without some work...
Forum: XMODS Parts and Hop-Ups 12-12-2003, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,655
Posted By mustang_steve
Most hardware stores sell magentizers for...

Most hardware stores sell magentizers for screwdrivers.

I have no idea how much they cost though, since I just use the one from work :D
Forum: XMODS Parts and Hop-Ups 12-12-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,689
Posted By mustang_steve
I believe wal-mart sells a metal polishing paste...

I believe wal-mart sells a metal polishing paste still called MAAS. I used to use that stuff to polish all sorts of things. I even had a mirror finished masterlock at one time from messing around...
Forum: XMODS 11-28-2003, 02:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,244
Posted By mustang_steve
The Bit Ghar-g run in trick does require the...

The Bit Ghar-g run in trick does require the gears in the car.

This is not to burn-in your motor, but to wear in your "clean" gearing so they have less rolling resistance. This gives you a very...
Forum: XMODS 11-28-2003, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By mustang_steve
never had smoke, but I have had my mod leave...

never had smoke, but I have had my mod leave black marks on my desk when doing stupid feats of power, like pulling contests.

For smoke, you would need obscene amounts of power since the xmod does...
Forum: XMODS 11-25-2003, 10:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,571
Posted By mustang_steve
Yeah, an x-mod is a toy, I have a $1900 PC I...

Yeah, an x-mod is a toy, I have a $1900 PC I built and modified myself, and that's a toy.

I have a 92 mustang LX, and that's my big toy :D

The x-mod, my little toy, cause track time is big...
Forum: XMODS 11-25-2003, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By mustang_steve
The 88mph comment was a reference to the 1980's...

The 88mph comment was a reference to the 1980's movie "Back to the Future".

In that movie, there was a DeLorean that was modified for time travel, but to do it, it had to hit 88mph. If you can,...
Forum: XMODS 11-24-2003, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,471
Posted By mustang_steve
people spend money on the old f&f kit? man makes...

people spend money on the old f&f kit? man makes me wish I hadn't modified my old bodies so badly, or burnt out so many nos motors doing silly feats of bit char-g strength....like battery towing...
Forum: XMODS 11-24-2003, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By mustang_steve
I noticed multiple holes in the bottom of the...

I noticed multiple holes in the bottom of the rear chassis. This must be for rear stretching of the chassis to fit the longer bodies. I also noticed form pics that some cars have longer and...
Forum: XMODS 11-24-2003, 04:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,528
Posted By mustang_steve
Hmm, some black lugs would have ruled. Oh well,...

Hmm, some black lugs would have ruled. Oh well, off to the local fastener shop sometime this week to get some black ones if I can find em.
Forum: XMODS 11-24-2003, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By mustang_steve
It might be my old 1/12 scale history, but if I...

It might be my old 1/12 scale history, but if I cannot pull some kind of vulgar display of power with my car, it's not powerful enough. Back when I did bat char-g, it had to be able to pop wheelies...
Forum: XMODS 11-24-2003, 04:11 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,872
Posted By mustang_steve
I still want to see a 944 or 968 porsche of some...

I still want to see a 944 or 968 porsche of some flavor.

The front engine - rear transmission 4-cyl porsches were incredible cars in the right hands. Until you see how one compares to the same...
Forum: XMODS 11-13-2003, 10:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,244
Posted By mustang_steve
for tire and misc fine cleaning, use disposable...

for tire and misc fine cleaning, use disposable alcohol wipes...not those "wet-nap" peices of junk, but those disposable "lens-cleaning" cloths that use nothing but alcohol in them. Beware though,...
Forum: XMODS 11-10-2003, 01:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,350
Posted By mustang_steve
They have reverse, but the way it works is kinda...

They have reverse, but the way it works is kinda weird.

If you are already moving forward, the first time you kick it in reverse it will act as a brake but won't go in reverse. Once you do that...
Forum: XMODS Mods and Projects 11-09-2003, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By mustang_steve
endurance racing could be a new thing to try out...

endurance racing could be a new thing to try out with these cars.

Instead of the fastest, most tricked out car, go for the highest average speed (massive cornering stability, drivetrain...
Forum: XMODS 11-09-2003, 02:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,361
Posted By mustang_steve
I've been working on getting a proper powerslide...

I've been working on getting a proper powerslide on dry pavement. I can almost pull it off, but it's a bit tail happy, I have since moved the battery compartments forward and will try again sometime...
Forum: XMODS 11-09-2003, 02:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,255
Posted By mustang_steve
I want to see a porsche 968 Turbo S, one of the...

I want to see a porsche 968 Turbo S, one of the rarest porsches ever made, and probably the fastest street legal RWD only porsche made.

Here's a link for those who aren't familiar with this...
Forum: XMODS 11-09-2003, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By mustang_steve
Crystals. Without those you are stuck to the...

Crystals. Without those you are stuck to the same level of racing that bit charges were stuck to...and 2-4 cars at once was kinda weak.

Stage 2 motors are a very close second.

The rest in...
Forum: XMODS Parts and Hop-Ups 11-07-2003, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By mustang_steve
Well,having a tail happy car isn't all that bad,...

Well,having a tail happy car isn't all that bad, some of the fastest cars made in real life were very tail heavy....the 80''s porsche 911 turbo's come to mind as a very outstanding example. ...
Forum: XMODS 11-07-2003, 09:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,350
Posted By mustang_steve
Well, I went out and bought a body kit for my...

Well, I went out and bought a body kit for my white supra....mostly for the sparco wheel for my controller..the stock wheel kept binding for some reason..

And I put a mix of the mild, wild, and...
Forum: XMODS 11-07-2003, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By mustang_steve
Sweet, my tore up supra is dyin for some action...

Sweet, my tore up supra is dyin for some action :D

Once you see it, you'll know why I call it that :p
Forum: XMODS 11-07-2003, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,139
Posted By mustang_steve
man, all this nice work is tempting me to learn...

man, all this nice work is tempting me to learn how to make my own Carbon fiber panels and start building stuff :)

From my understanding it's a layer of CF, optional mat, and another layer of CF,...
Forum: XMODS 11-07-2003, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By mustang_steve
check your rear differential and your motor...

check your rear differential and your motor mounting.

You might have some cruft or something caught in it. Or got some hair or something wrapped around an axle.
Forum: XMODS 11-07-2003, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By mustang_steve
Had no real troubles with my supra other than the...

Had no real troubles with my supra other than the steering mis-alignment that I cannot seem to correct by messing with the motor pinion. but thats most likely something I did to it when installing...
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