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#1
I threw a 37/37 into the car, not bad on the dyno, waiting for the pinion to dry and I can do some real testing
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#2
with the pinion dry, the car ran pretty good for being high off the track.

I will see if I can find tires to drop it down some and to how the 37/37 deals with it.
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#3
Better lean the motor mags over.It'll run better once you get the right angles figured for leaning the mags over,you want the bottom inside the rails a little bit ,and the tops leaned out .
Works good enough for a drop-in level 42 storm to run 1,58 on 63.5 ft,or 40 ft per sec
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#4
6 mags
4 traction mags, 2 being under the motor mags.
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#5
And how many feet a sec.
Anybody know what the guys running drop-in neo and unlimited ran at Walts last week-end for laptimes or feet per sec
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#6
on my track I have hit 2.002
75' track

looking at POS, scott did 897 laps in 5min main, his best time(that I can see) is 1.662

not sure of the buck size
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#7
Haven't been to POS yet,but if i remember right,i think i read years ago that Walts track was roughly 52ft on the inside and somewhere around 55/6 ft on the outside lane,but like i said,that was from yrs ago,and my memory ain't as good now :lol:
So a homebuilt drop-in level 42 neo storm that does 1.58 on 63.5 ft of Wizztrack,using slip-on tires no less,and a spinner arm,is pretty impressive eh :lol: .
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#8
depends on the layout?

I do not think the max & wiz tracks have the tight turns of a scorp or my track.
but i do not know for sure?
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#9
I think i have with angled mags,

the old timers used to do that back in the day with cut ceramic mags for unlimited
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#10
Walts track ain't as difficult as our wizztrack is,think about it Mike,to stuff 63.5 ft of track on a 4X16,means it's not gonna be easy,no matter the layout,and this ones got a hairpin that's only 9".
Lyle's the one who's gone the 58,on the red lane no less,he's done it with 2 differant style of builds,one on Gary's rubber tires and one on slip-ons,one with an old custom wound BSRT arm and the other a 35 spinner,he's using the glued in canted motor mag idea,and we've got 4 other guys who've also got the canted mag idea into their Storms also,all told we've got 6 cars built this way,that'll all run in the 60's no matter who drives them,some are on sillyfoams too.I've got 2 cars that are both knocking on the 50 door,and my cars are legal drop-in cars on slip-ons,i haven't glued any of the mags into any of my cars,yet,lol.
Have i mentioned that these are freaking Storms that in nobodies mind are any good for these classes,um might be time for a change of thinking for the neo guys
The other thing is these cars are using a very light and slim motor mag,along with a thin long low profile lightweight traction mag
Lose the magnet weight,even level 50 mags can't offset the weight of a tall traction mag.Low profile and slim is the way to go in Neo's
Mike if this is like any of our other ideas,5 yrs from now i figure the rest of the guys will figure it out Wink
Yea Yea,i know i got rocks in my head,been told that before :lol: ,but judging by the numbers off Walts track this weekend,and our numbers,i think we might be onto something,time will tell i guess
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