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9/23/2011 8:50 pm  #1


Hard tail Veloceraptor X rail!!!!!

Made some eighth mile hits tonight.  My local track has problems with rail stopping so I only made 1/8th mile hits.  As it says above this is a non wheely bar hard tail rail.  Tires are 1 1/16 by 300 wide.

1st pass:  60: .117  660:620

2nd pass:  60: .115  660: 570

3rd pass:  60:  .112  660: 520

Tires are too small.  they are brand new and where just starting to come in.  I am using an old top fuel DRS rail back half which are very small.  so the biggest pinion I can fit is an 11 tooth.  It is gear at 11/48.  I am going to try to switch to 1 3/16 by 400 and see if this helps.  I am hoping to have this rail run in the 7'S in the 1/4!  Which i will do back flips if it does!  The chassis is .o72 rails and the chassis from guide post to center of axle is 11 3/4".

 

9/23/2011 10:44 pm  #2


Re: Hard tail Veloceraptor X rail!!!!!

Thats real cool M8
Looks like there is another Neo race forming 


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9/23/2011 10:45 pm  #3


Re: Hard tail Veloceraptor X rail!!!!!

Dvan
Would it be possible to have a forum for Dragsters(Rails) so as to keep all the info together
Royz


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9/24/2011 5:04 am  #4


Re: Hard tail Veloceraptor X rail!!!!!

No back flips.  Is was worried about the motor tearing the car apart but it is smoooooooth and straight as a "RAIL" on the launch!  You should see it skidding after dumping!  Those mags took over and it came skidding to the finish line after the 1/8 mile hit.  Will get pics up later today!

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9/24/2011 7:36 am  #5


Re: Hard tail Veloceraptor X rail!!!!!

Good job stretch. Mine are in the .520 range also. The quickest it's been is a .517. I ran on a new 1000' track last night. It went .685 @ 59mph. That was cool. I am running 1.062x.500 on mine. the 1000' track only had 13' for the shut down. They stopped fine with the .500 tires.

 

9/24/2011 7:41 am  #6


Re: Hard tail Veloceraptor X rail!!!!!

Thanks, Dvan. I was thinking about a dragster section but didn't know if we needed a dedicated dragster section. Looks like we do. That is just about all I run any more, since I have several tracks with in about 50 miles from me. This is great.

 

9/24/2011 11:58 am  #7


Re: Hard tail Veloceraptor X rail!!!!!

That is great that you dont have to go too far to race.  I have one track 20 minutes away but the program does not have a whole lot of racers.  Otherwise I have to drive 2 1/2 hours +  to get to a track!  Sucks!

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