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STANG KILLA SS 10-09-2009 08:37 AM

~~~RCC Speed Shootout!~~~
Well we all love crawling here but after awhile at 3 mph we all enjoy some tire ballooning speed to mix things up.:twisted:
So im putting on a little online showdown. A speed shootout!
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Classes are as shown on the flyer. Sportsman, Pro Stock, Pro Mod, and Rock crawler classes must all be full bodied 4 wheeled, electric RC vehicles powered by its wheels. No tether cars, rockets, ducted fans etc.
The Sportsman, Pro Stock, and Pro Mod classes can be any style chassis, suspension, driveline, wheels/tires etc, with the appropriate power system for its class.
However the Rock Crawler class is a little different. It must be 4wd during its speed passes, and have solid axles front and rear (TLT, Axial, WheelyKing, TwinForce, Losi, Venom, berg, RockForce, etc),. It must also run a rock crawler style body. (i.e. no touring cars, high down force, short course, ect.) No motor limit, no battery limit, no wheel and tire limit, no esc limit, etc. However you may not run more than 2 motors and 2 escs.

Winning runs must be proven with the entire run on video with a GPS unit or radar, and on flat ground. On board telemetry is not accepted. (Spectrum Telemetry System, onboard mph gauges, etc too inaccurate because of calibration needed.)
Were trying to keep this a simple fun contest. Not 20 pages of rules, use common sense as to the intended limits etc. Myself and Jason will be watching the build threads and anyone caught trying to exploit loopholes, we hold the right to add more rules as cheaters appear. Play fair folks. It’s for fun.
All entrants must have been signed up on RCC as a member on or before April 10<SUP>th</SUP> 2009, and also must be a current star holding member.
All entrants must have a build thread in the speed section that is updated at least weekly. Previously built vehicles not accepted, must be at least a 50% new build.
You may enter up to 2 classes. But you cannot use the same vehicle. Chassis, suspension, drive train, wheels/tires, and body must all be different. Please post the class you intend to enter in the title or first post of your build thread.

Deadline for all Video Entries is November 22<SUP>nd</SUP> 2009 at Midnight.
HUGE THANKS to all of the sponsors that jumped on board for prizes! Prizes to be awarded to first place in each class as well as a couple specialty prizes!
The Scale Shop - Rock Rings
Rccrawler.com - 4 Green Stars, 4 T-Shirts
XsRC – 1 Custom Painted Body, 3 Paint Masks
Krawler Konceptz - 4 Custom License Plates
Ati Performance - 1.9 and 2.2 Limited Production Wheels
Cow RC – 4 Cow Performance Aerosols No.077 MOO-Slick and COWRC sticker set
Krawler Hobbies – 20% off on an order.
RC4WD – 4 2.2 Dune X/T tires, Set of 2.2 Biohazard Beadlocks.
Specialty Awards:
Carnage Award: Sponsored by Krawler Hobbies, 20% off to the Worst Carnage caught on VIDEO.
Fastest MPH (any class): Sponsored by Cow RC, Cow Performance Aerosols Coral Pac Sampler (1ea No.077 MOO-Slick, No.789 MOO-tor Cleaner and Degreaser, and No. 805 COW DUSTER) and a COWRC Sticker set
Biohazard award: Sponsored by RC4WD, set of 4 Biohazard 2.2 beadlock wheels. If winner of the Rock Crawler class uses a RC4WD product during there record/winning run, they will receive a set of the beadlocks.
Bowtie Award: Sponsored by The Scale Shop, set of 1.9 rock rings awarded to the fastest entry running a chevy body.
The Plan is to make this an annual RCC summer time contest.

Let the Games Begin!:twisted:

TLTRyan 10-09-2009 12:22 PM

Cool idea. This should be a lot of fun!"thumbsup"

The Cow 10-09-2009 01:58 PM

Good luck to everyone! "thumbsup"


Shoei1 10-09-2009 02:21 PM

This sounds fun.

62PYRO 10-09-2009 06:12 PM

I just picked up a drag car.I'll be in if I can figure out somebody with a GPS or radar gun."thumbsup"

microgoat 10-09-2009 07:50 PM

I've got an E-Flite 160 and some 10S lipos. Wonder if they'll fit in the XXX-S? :evil:

RCCtv 10-09-2009 09:57 PM

I've already started mocking up my Rock Crawler class rig. I am going to win the title of Worlds Fastest Rock Crawler.

XSRCdesign 10-09-2009 10:07 PM

I'm excited!

Shoei1 10-09-2009 11:40 PM

Is there a Wheel base limit for the Crawler class? Need to know before I start design my chassis.

STANG KILLA SS 10-10-2009 05:19 PM


Originally Posted by Shoei1 (Post 2038248)
Is there a Wheel base limit for the Crawler class? Need to know before I start design my chassis.

16" max. i think wed prefere 12.5 though.

hellbounder 10-11-2009 03:48 PM

how many feet can we go? because our drag cars have hit over 100 in 132 feet. we have a timing system,with print out."thumbsup"

STANG KILLA SS 10-11-2009 03:52 PM


Originally Posted by hellbounder (Post 2040479)
how many feet can we go? because our drag cars have hit over 100 in 132 feet. we have a timing system,with print out."thumbsup"

im using an entire parking lot.:mrgreen:

RedBetta 10-11-2009 05:22 PM


Originally Posted by STANG KILLA SS (Post 2040484)
im using an entire parking lot.:mrgreen:

You haven't seen HB run his drag cars. He needs a full size runway to get to speed. :mrgreen:

sloppy 10-11-2009 07:33 PM


Originally Posted by microgoat (Post 2037931)
I've got an E-Flite 160 and some 10S lipos. Wonder if they'll fit in the XXX-S? :evil:

could probably get a pretty good run out of that at freddies.. to bad its cold out here and traction is gone anyone up north is probably gonna have a hard time competing this time of year..

STANG KILLA SS 10-11-2009 08:11 PM

yeah that was discussed in the vendors section. like i said this is a feeler event. the 2nd annual event will be summer time to be more fair to the northern idiots that live with that white stuff :lmao: j/king

TattooKenny 10-12-2009 12:53 AM

I'm in for Pro Mod!:twisted:"thumbsup"

KrawlOff-Road.com 10-12-2009 06:32 AM

Don't forget to post up your vids of all the carnage that is going to take place!!!


Sharkey 10-12-2009 11:39 PM

hmmm, might have to dig out my old parma pan car i had done some preliminary work to turn it into a 12 cell drag car. was planning this simple with a brushed motor and microswitch. too bad there is no nitro class, ive been thinking about building a twin .28 drag car with a proper 4 link rear suspention, this would have been the motivation i needed to get started.

hmmm, re-reading that i had to be on the forums since april, guess im disqualified before i even start. oh well, mabey ill build the electric car and throw the video up anyways

RedBetta 10-13-2009 04:18 PM

That's the spirit!

dezfan 10-13-2009 04:27 PM

As this is the RCC Speed Shootout, there will be a jump located at some point of the run correct?:twisted:

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