Here are some of my custom builds, a couple of these I use as test chassis for my armatures. They are mainly SG+ based by BSRT & Viper... check them out...
I don't, I run them at home for my own pleasure. I race my own lap times - the sense of satisfaction is priceless when I KNOW that I have made improvements to a particular chassis. I used to race 1:24 scale group 20 'wing cars' in 24 hour races when I was younger, but that was before I started building full scaled missles....Very fast cars!
Interesting that I don't see any of these cars on NitroSlots. Where do you race them?
Appreciate the suggestions but i'll be making a mounting plate and soldering it to the chassis this time, it will be incorporated into the next version of the chassis, the motor will be mounted using the two threaded screw holes that are already in the motor can. No epoxy or glue for this beast. Also, I will most likely trial another identical chassis but with one of my highly modified #36 or #37 2.5 - 3.0 ohm brush-barrel equipped Mabuchi can motors that were originally equipped with a brass can - I know aye - it's very unusual to find a mabuchi SH030 that isn't silver ! So I'll most likely be soldering the can directly to the chassis with that particular chassis. I spoke about those rare can motors in one of my recent posts - they were fitted to the earlier series of the Tyco HP2 from many years agoSweet!
Concerning the guide. I'm toying with adapting the Micro Scalex guide system. It looks very similar to Ed's. It's readily available where they sell Micro Scalex, and it's not very expensive.
Looking at the pic again. You got room for a guide under that chassis?? Wow that's low!
I would suggest trying 5-minute epoxy to install the motor. The gears will never over power the glue. A small flat screw driver pops it off in seconds without damage. I've made over 50-cars this way without any failures. Some motors were extremely powerful.
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Everything in this and other threads by you is very impressive.Aurora G-Plus chassis, #37 2.9 ohm armature, modified Wizzard threaded brush tubes for brush tension adjustments, stock G-plus gears, silicone coated custom rear foam tyres
This old school sleeper kills SG+, Mega G and Mega G+ all day everyday ! The expressions of the defeated are priceless lol View attachment 294005
Those screws are a temporary measure as that particular G-plus chassis is a test mule for other G-plus' I intend to modify with more powerful armatures. I will be using Wizzard grub screws for the threaded brush barrels in future G-plus builds.Everything in this and other threads by you is very impressive.
I wonder if those thumbscrews fit inside a normal clipon chassis as they seem to protrude from the chassis tabs. I like this idea of adjustable brushes.