May18 Update Part 2 – More Carbon bits

Carrying on from Part 1 of the May Updates, Here is Part 2. I’ll continue on the carbon parts theme, and run through most of the other parts I’ve worked on recently. Top Decks Now obviously, the standard kit MTC1 top deck is pretty unique, being a split design that has a pivot ball mounted front…



May18 Update Part 1 – Chassis plates

It’s been a few months since my previous post, and a lot has changed recently… been working hard on nailing down options on the Mugen that I personally feel improve the car. I’m gonna do this update in a couple of parts, to avoid going too long with the posts… Now I was meaning to…



XRS Round 1 & a bit of RC3

Two posts in a week, the mind boggles. Be warned, this is a long one… Anyway, this weekend was my first event with the Mugen MTC1, the opening round of the 2018 XRS series. This is a five round regional series, that visits a number of tracks in NSW and ACT. This is the second…



Has it been so long?

Wow… only just realised it’s been over 18months since my last post… slightly surprising. Lots has happened in that time! Attended a worlds (88th) in 2016, had a real purple patch in terms of results in the middle of the year (some class wins and podiums), and made the nationals A main in TC, and…



Xray T4’16 – Testing and setup

Given that it’s been another long time since my last post, thought I really should note down some things I’ve learnt over the past months regarding the Xray T4’16. The car in question, despite the colour (why oh why Orange!), it is probably one of, if not the best cars on the market now. It’s consistent,…