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Posted 17 November 2014 - 10:56 PM

A HO track will be in Buena Park Raceway in the beginning of 2015!

 

Also, a 5 lane tri oval HO track will be running at Big Lou Toys in Culver City!

 

We will be running monthly races at both locations.

The new Mega G+, with the can motor, will be the car raced.

 

Hope to see you at the races!!!


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Posted 18 November 2014 - 11:09 AM

Show us this car please, Mike...


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Posted 18 November 2014 - 01:04 PM

Got a part #??  What modifications will you be doing?? 


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Posted 18 November 2014 - 03:19 PM

Here are some development pic, posted on the net.
Race spec tbd, but likely hardbody stockcars, 7/23 gears, any front tires, slipon rears, any guide pin, level 52 dropin traction mags.

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 09:14 PM

What track will it be?   :)


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Posted 18 November 2014 - 09:29 PM

The track for BPR is the Big SHOt 1 track redone to fit the area next to the kingleman track,

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The track for Big Lou Toys is a new five lane banked tri oval currently in design and constriction,

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 11:40 AM

Mike, when and where are these going to be available to purchase?

 

And, what's with the circuit board?  Are they digital?


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:09 PM

Mike, two questions. How are you going to determine the level of the traction magnets? I just bought magnets that clam to be level 52 for my mega-g cars.  Is the a place to buy the parts for the proposed car and will the be the cars limited to 1.7 mega-g cars or can you use the 1.5 wheelbase car?

 

 Ok one more question, how will the controllers be hooked up?


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 01:01 PM

Mike, when and where are these going to be available to purchase?
 
And, what's with the circuit board?  Are they digital?


The car is suppose to be out for this hoilday season.
The circuit board is to suppress the rf noise from the motor (more goverment regulations)
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Posted 19 November 2014 - 01:18 PM

Mike, two questions. How are you going to determine the level of the traction magnets? I just bought magnets that clam to be level 52 for my mega-g cars.  Is the a place to buy the parts for the proposed car and will the be the cars limited to 1.7 mega-g cars or can you use the 1.5 wheelbase car?
 
 Ok one more question, how will the controllers be hooked up?


Gauss meter, but with level 52 mag you will notice an big improvement in grip.
Most HO performance parts are had thru mail order. That's has been the nature of the beast.
With BPR and Big Lou Toys having a track, I hope they will carry the performace parts for this car.
Most of the performace parts guys do sell to retailers.
The new car will be in 1.7 and 1.5 wb, I believe. Most of the old AFX stockcar bodies are the 1.5 wb, the new bodies are 1.7 wb.
The tracks are wired for three post hookups.
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Posted 19 November 2014 - 01:23 PM

thank you


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Posted 24 November 2014 - 08:17 PM

some more info:

 

the HO oval track stated for Big Lou's is now going to be a five lane American Orange HO layout, with a bank and a donut!

 

here are the rules for the HO racing at BPR and Big Lou's.

these are similar to what have been running in the SCHOR racing, this class has been well developed and the Tomy G+, Tomy SRT, Tyco 440 X2 are the front running cars, but that doesn't mean the other cars don't run well.

since we will be running stockcar bodies the Lifelike (Lifelike didn't have a good open wheel body) will now be competitive.

 

GENERAL RULES

 

Maximum allowable length of the entire car is 3.00 inches. Maximum allowable width is 1.3125 inches. Maximum allowable lateral front axle movement is .03125 inches.

 

Body should be a scale replica of an actual 1:1 racing or street car. The body must be painted. Except through legal openings, the body must cover the chassis when viewed from the sides and above. Any car without a body or an interfering body will not be allowed to continue to run until fixed.

 

The approved chassis for the  Hardbody class are: Tomy Mega Gs (short and long), Tyco 440-X2, Tomy Super G+, Tomy SRT, Auto World Super III, and Life-Like M and T. Bodies must be a product of the HO Slot car brands listed above. Either Indy/F1, NASCAR, or GTP bodies will be utilized depending upon chosen race format.

 

Hard Bodies cannot be lowered. They must be mounted in original position Hard bodies cannot be lightened. They must be of original factory weight

 

Indy/F1 bodies must start the race with wings.  

 

 

ALLOWABLE MODS

 

Traction magnets must remain in stock position.

 

Any double flanged rear rims, slip-on silicone rear tires. Any front tires.

 

Any rear pinion, crown gears, rear axle. Fixed gear ratio - 7/22 or 7/23.

 

Rear axle pins. 

 

Any guide pin.

 

Electrical components must be stock or stock replacement and stock appearing. Unless stock, no - double pickup springs, plated components, silver or gold components. Minimum armature pole resistance is 5.8 ohms (at room temperature). Armature maybe worked up - balance, comm cut and tied.

 

 

 

PARITY
 

TOMY MEGA G 1.5 or 1.7 - Upgraded Neo Traction magnets (level 48,50,52)

 

TOMY SRT - Upgraded Neo Traction magnets (level 48,50,52)

 

TOMY SUPER G+ - Gray Tomy or Level 10 traction magnets

 

TYCO 440-X2 - BSRT #271 or Wizzard MHP 11B Polymer Traction magnets

 

LIFE LIKE T CAR - Silicone-Sponge rear tires are allowed

 

LIFE LIKE M CAR - Silicone-Sponge rear tires are allowed

 

AUTO WORLD SUPER III - Silicone-Sponge rear tires are allowed

 

 


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Posted 24 November 2014 - 09:07 PM

Mike,

 

Are the can motors available to purchase by themselves?


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 05:11 PM

Mike,

 

Are the can motors available to purchase by themselves?

do not know, have to wait until the new car comes out for us to buy.

in the past rollers were available, and then retailers parts out the rollers for spares.


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Posted 26 November 2014 - 01:14 PM

WHY isn't there a stock class for the new BSRT car??  It's by far the best deal out of the box for a great handling and very consistent race car??  Hard body OR lexan---could be two great box stock class's!


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Posted 26 November 2014 - 05:31 PM

WHY isn't there a stock class for the new BSRT car??  It's by far the best deal out of the box for a great handling and very consistent race car??  Hard body OR lexan---could be two great box stock class's!

for sure, if there is interest, here are some rules:

 

SPEC STOCK CAR CLASS RULES

 

Legal chassis are: BSRT G3/G3R, Slottech T1/T2/T3 and Wizzard Storm. Chassis must be stock and cannot be modified in any way except to cut off molded in body posts and drill holes for axle retainers.

 

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Minimum armature pole resistance is 5.8 ohms. Armature maybe worked up - balance, comm cut and tied.

 

The electrical system must be stock or stock replacement for the car. Plated parts are not allowed unless they are stock for the car. The use of big foot brushes or twisted endbells is not allowed.

 

Any rear axle and guide pin. 7/22, 7/23 gear ratio only is allowed. The front wheels, tires and axle

may be any readily available parts. Rear may be readily available solid silicon/rubber replacement tires. Rear wheels may be readily available, double flanged replacement wheels.

 

Mass produced injection-molded hard plastic bodies only. Body must weight no less than 3.5 grams and cannot be cut in anyway. No open-wheel bodies allowed.


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Posted 04 January 2015 - 01:24 AM

Dan at Elite Tracks is working hard to get track finish for BPR!

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Posted 05 January 2015 - 10:56 PM

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Posted 06 January 2015 - 03:23 PM

Track looks good Mike.  When will you have it at BPR?  Looking forward to some HO racing! 


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Posted 06 January 2015 - 04:15 PM

Dan is putting the finishing touches on it!
I will picking it up then and get it to BPR.
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Posted 06 January 2015 - 10:58 PM

Will it be there this week end? :)


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Posted 06 January 2015 - 11:02 PM

That IS a very nice track. Thankfully he left out any squiggles. I hope it works out well and creates a thriving HO race program.


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Posted 07 January 2015 - 12:32 AM

Will it be there this week end? :)

no, plan to get track next week.

Ck Point Cup at BPR this week. all retro racing!


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Posted 25 January 2015 - 02:26 AM

Track got to BPR... after a windy drive from San Diego
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Will be getting it ready for racing in the coming weeks!
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Posted 25 January 2015 - 11:46 AM

Very nice Mike!! Now we have something to play on at BPR!! I'll have to dig out my HO cars when I come down for retro and hard body racing!! :)


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