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PNracing
2009.11.17, 06:52 PM
Changeable offset. Offset change by position of rim on hub.
Once correct tire for the track is glued to rim, offset can be changed without using a new tire.
Common rims used for 2WD and AWD hubs.
AWD offset can be adjusted in 0.5mm increment by flipping hub. Total range is 0-3.5 offset for AWD.
Reusable outer rim. Delrin rim not affected by solvent. Glue can be removed by dipping in solvent. (Brake fluid works well)
Aluminum center hub for precision tracking.
Rims available in 0 and 1 offset and in 2 and 3 offset.

CristianTabush
2009.11.17, 06:57 PM
Very nice!

PNracing
2009.11.17, 07:00 PM
http://pnracing.us/productsphotos/300302-4-a.jpg
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dxm2
2009.11.17, 07:10 PM
This is cool. Very smart and an excellent idea.

PNracing
2009.11.17, 07:27 PM
This front rim with the hub is heavier 0.6g compare with our 20mm Delrin Rim, rear heavier 1g, so this rim is not improve your performance if you like light weight, BUT this is convenience your pit box, only save 4 difference rims and 2 difference wheel hubs, you can use for ALL Mini-Z car including 2WD and AWD, you also can test 1 more difference offset in the same rims.

Tjay
2009.11.17, 07:48 PM
This is CRAZY!!! GOOD JOB PHILIP!!!

tommy_greeneyes
2009.11.17, 07:58 PM
wow ,, all i have to say is Oh my God, i like this. good job PHILIP .it is great to see nice and better parts come out for Mini Zs. :D

PNracing
2009.11.17, 08:04 PM
Thanks dear all praise, me and my team will be keep hard working on R&D and best events organize

Mania
2009.11.17, 09:21 PM
Oh that is COOL!

Davey G
2009.11.17, 09:21 PM
I have been running these rims on my AWD and 2wd for a month now. Very true running, very trick looking and easy to use.

Davey G
2009.11.17, 09:23 PM
Here is a pic of them on my car:

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w277/Dgraboski/P1010016.jpg

lfisminiz
2009.11.17, 10:27 PM
Ive run them on my 2WD mod car already............very nice, useable rims.

chad508
2009.11.17, 10:39 PM
very nice philip. any plans to make the wheel themselves out of aluminum? also when will they be ready for sale?

Cherub1m
2009.11.17, 10:43 PM
Nice, very convenient. Cars are already very light a little extra weight wont matter to much.

color01
2009.11.17, 10:53 PM
Good stuff Philip! I still wish the design could have emulated real 2-piece wheel designs a bit more, but this is perfectly functional and will definitely save time in the pits, us racers will be able to play around with wheel offsets very quickly.

mk2kompressor
2009.11.18, 02:19 AM
holy crap man,my order is getting bigger every day:eek:

Programmers
2009.11.18, 04:08 AM
What a cool idea!

LED
2009.11.18, 08:03 AM
Will there be -05 rim ?
I presume the bolts go in the plastic ?
Aren't they going to slop after a while ?
It would have liked a rim that goes from 0 to 3.
I race the mclaren and the lambo murc.

They look great.

Davey G
2009.11.18, 12:38 PM
The bolts go throught he plastic rim and get threaded into the aluminum hub.

TALLGEESE
2009.11.18, 01:05 PM
Saw these on Larry's{lfisminiz}car at the ALS charity race a couple weeks ago, they look very nice in person, definitely worth checking out.

LED
2009.11.18, 01:07 PM
The bolts go throught he plastic rim and get threaded into the aluminum hub.

Ok, I didnt realize the hub was alu.

Thx

benmlee
2009.11.18, 02:25 PM
Will there be -05 rim ?
I presume the bolts go in the plastic ?
Aren't they going to slop after a while ?
It would have liked a rim that goes from 0 to 3.
I race the mclaren and the lambo murc.

They look great.

Also, the outside diameter of the hub is a circle, and key into a circular feature on the rim. Bolts themselves do not locate the wheel. Freeplay in the bolt would not affect centering of the rim. This makes for a very accurate positioning.

LED
2009.11.18, 02:42 PM
Also, the outside diameter of the hub is a circle, and key into a circular feature on the rim. Bolts themselves do not locate the wheel. Freeplay in the bolt would not affect centering of the rim. This makes for a very accurate positioning.

That was not the reason why I asked. I thought the screws went into plastic and the plastic would get damaged when changing the hubs alot. But this wont be the case seeing the hub is alu.

Action B
2009.11.18, 02:58 PM
How is the weight of these in comparison to a regular plastic? Are they available in 8.5mm?

Samael76
2009.11.18, 03:03 PM
How is the weight of these in comparison to a regular plastic? Are they available in 8.5mm?

This front rim with the hub is heavier 0.6g compare with our 20mm Delrin Rim, rear heavier 1g, so this rim is not improve your performance if you like light weight, BUT this is convenience your pit box, only save 4 difference rims and 2 difference wheel hubs, you can use for ALL Mini-Z car including 2WD and AWD, you also can test 1 more difference offset in the same rims.

Both wide and narrow.

But what colors besides white?

herman
2009.11.18, 09:40 PM
another cool product from pn... :D

Traveler
2009.11.21, 08:54 AM
Delrin rim not affected by solvent. Glue can be removed by dipping in solvent. (Brake fluid works well)


Brake fluid? Can I also use it on the machined delrin rims? Any particular kind of brake fluid? What's the best way to dispose of brake fluid after use?

I'm headed to WalMart to get some stuff and would like to pick some us to remove some tires I've glued to machined delirin rims, so a quick response is appreciated.

Thanks!

PNracing
2009.11.21, 09:37 AM
Brake fluid? Can I also use it on the machined delrin rims? Any particular kind of brake fluid? What's the best way to dispose of brake fluid after use?

I'm headed to WalMart to get some stuff and would like to pick some us to remove some tires I've glued to machined delirin rims, so a quick response is appreciated.

Thanks!

We use this one from Grant really good. Also work on Delrin Rims.

http://www.maximausa.com/products/cleaners/brakecleaner.asp

Traveler
2009.11.21, 09:41 AM
Thanks for the quick response Philip! The link is for Electrical Contact Cleaner spray. Is this what I need to remove CA from delrin rims?

Marwan

PNracing
2009.11.21, 11:06 AM
Thanks for the quick response Philip! The link is for Electrical Contact Cleaner spray. Is this what I need to remove CA from delrin rims?

Marwan

Yes, before we bought the name is Contact Brake Cleaner, now they chnage the name but inside is same.

CristianTabush
2009.11.21, 11:14 AM
M.E.K (Methyl Ehtyl Ketone) works great to remove superglue as well as pure acetone. It will not damage delrin either.

Traveler
2009.11.21, 07:33 PM
Cool! Thanks PN and CT.

HaCo
2009.11.23, 12:43 PM
Great product of PN, again...

One thing I miss and hope will be made very soon by PN Racing is the following:

http://www.slotcarillustrated.com/Reviews/NINCO/ProDrive/Pg2/57insertson.jpg

I do not mean the alloy wheels, but I mean the etches inserts...

http://www.slotcarillustrated.com/Reviews/NINCO/ProDrive/57inserts2.jpg

http://www.slotcarillustrated.com/Reviews/NINCO/ProDrive/57inserts3.jpg
http://www.slotcarillustrated.com/Reviews/NINCO/ProDrive/ProRaceGT.html


You just need the etched inserts (of course) and a litle border in the wheel that holds the part. It is super light and it looks 1000x better :)

What do you think?

HaCo
2009.11.24, 11:17 AM
Hmmm, apparently I'm the only one that wants to combine performance with look... :o

2EZ
2009.11.24, 12:30 PM
I think it is a great idea

Action B
2009.11.24, 07:49 PM
Still wondering about weight comparison of these to plastic wheels. This is important to me because this is rotational drivetrain weight.

EMU
2009.11.24, 07:55 PM
You also have to remember, that most of the weight is in the hub, not the rim... so the affect it will have on acceleration will be less than using full alloy wheels. I think it looks like a good product, I have yet to try it, but have seen it in person (driven by Davey G) and it performs very well. One big benefit, is that if you want to adjust the offset a little, and you glued your tires, you can just change the offset in the hub without wasting a set of tires...

lfisminiz
2009.11.24, 09:09 PM
Action B - Check one of the first couple of posts in thid thread. I think Philip had the weight comparison.;)

herman
2009.11.24, 10:11 PM
etched inserts... that's a great idea...

pfcparts
2009.11.26, 12:21 AM
Actually pretty nice wheels. Was concerned
with stripping the threads or cracking the delrin
(inner part is pretty thin), but they are pretty
good so far.

A little tight on the bearings I'm using, but they
spin true, are relatively light, and look pretty
darn cool. :p

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Any plans for LM sets?

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Happy Thanksgiving guys.


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B-main
2009.11.30, 08:00 PM
do you have inch ups in the works phil?

Felix2010
2009.12.24, 03:26 AM
I got a set of fronts and a couple sets of rears and the MR02/03-compatible hubs - WoW! These wheels are sooo dope. As Davey G mentioned, they are very trick.:cool: The hex screws are so tiny! --> It is extra cool how precise these parts are. They are extremely useful for me because I tend to try different bodies often, and to be able to go from +0F/+0R to +1F/+1R, or +0F/+2R to +1F/+3R with the same glued tires+rims is brilliant. Even if I want to just try +1F offset instead of +0F offset on a particular body, like the 350Z-JGTC or the Lexus SC430 or 360GTC, I can compare the feel of the car both ways and adjust for how I want to drive that car+body on that particular day. They might not be the lightest wheels, but I really can't tell the difference between running these PN Multi-Offsets and the regular MR02/03 PN plastic rims.

I recommend these wheels:D

Davey G
2009.12.24, 11:35 AM
These have become VERRRY popular at our local track.

chad508
2009.12.24, 11:59 AM
is there anyway, maybe in the works, to do front wheels that go from +1 to +2? i ask as this is the normal wheels i use.