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750 Valve
06-03-2007, 12:59 PM
I'm a racer at heart, not being able to afford to run the real thing this is as close as I get till I win lotto and buy myself a top fueller to get into work in :cool: .
1/10th scale nitro powered pro stock dragster.
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t311/750valve/Drag%20Cars/th_Picture009.jpg (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t311/750valve/Drag%20Cars/Picture009.jpg)
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t311/750valve/Drag%20Cars/th_Picture006.jpg (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t311/750valve/Drag%20Cars/Picture006.jpg)
About 2.5 seconds for a scale 1/4 mile (132 ft) @ around 70 mph - still room for improvement.

Brian_UK
06-03-2007, 08:56 PM
Trouble is 750, with all the tools on board you'll never get the nose up on that fueller. :)

750 Valve
07-03-2007, 09:38 AM
Tools... ratchet key and a 12" shifter if the silicone and duct tape doesn't do it.

slingblade
08-03-2007, 12:02 PM
That looks cool but unsteerable. a mate of mine has a schumacher nitro monster truck with big wheels all round. we stuck 2 x 1 1/4" bsp barrel nipples on the front to keep the nose on the floor but found then that it was too quick for a human brain to control and disintegrated on contact with a lampost down the road from the workshop.

Paulajayne
08-03-2007, 03:06 PM
A friend of mine tried drag racing - he came in fourth with laddered tights (pantyhose)


Paula

Brian_UK
08-03-2007, 08:17 PM
:D :D :) :D :D :cool:

750 Valve
14-03-2007, 12:00 PM
You're right slingblade VERY unsteerable, especially when its sittin on the wheelie bar till half track. Point and shoot. LOL who put that lamp post there!

I reckon this bloke has one of THE BEST reaction times of any human being alive - check this out - 3D RC heli flying

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iWIRGaBoZI

Wanna see a 1/10 scale RC car jump a house & drive away?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QADldgFHvD4

alpha
16-03-2007, 11:29 AM
excellent Mr Valve :D