Next D3 Hardbody races on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019
D3 Hardbody Enduro, Sun. April 14, 2019, Short Track NASCARs
Teams for the Short Track NASCAR enduro start forming at our next race day, Sun. Jan. 20th

WHAT IS D3 HARDBODY RACING?

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Examples of each hardbody racing class along with chassis photos

2 4 What is D3 Hardbody racing?
by Keith Tanaka
Sept 3, 2012 10:22:05 GMT -8

D3 HARDBODY RULES AND RELATED INFO

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New D3 Hardbody racing class (rules to be posted soon) which will be the class for the 2019 hardbody enduro (April 2019).

2 7 AMT "Modified Stocker" model kits
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 13, 2018 23:36:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Can you race any type car?

1 2 What cars can you race?
by timneja
Mar 23, 2016 15:32:06 GMT -8
No New Posts D3 Hardbody rules

Rules for the various D3 hardbody racing classes

2 21 Hardbody rules
by Keith Tanaka
Jan 15, 2019 21:09:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody Rules Archives

Sub-boards: Porsche class, WRC cars, Foreign Production Sports (FPS), Group C/IMSA GTP to be established January 2015, Rule changes for 2016, Newsflash - '53 Corvette & AAR Cuda retained?, Proposed rules changes for 2014

18 141 Preliminary rules for new "Mid-Engine" racing class
by timneja
Jul 18, 2018 19:04:36 GMT -8

HANDICAP RACING

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Establishing racer handicaps and lap differentials

Sub-board: Racer Handicap, Lap Differential archives

6 105 Re: Racer handicaps
by Keith Tanaka
Jan 21, 2019 15:21:58 GMT -8

2017 D3 HARDBODY NATS - OCT. 21-22, 2017

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info on Hardbody Nats

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24 94 2018 D3 Hardbody Nats race schedule
by tw
Oct 14, 2018 17:20:52 GMT -8

RACE RESULTS

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monthly race reports

59 75 Race Report for D3 Hardbody races Jan. 20, 2019
by Keith Tanaka
Jan 21, 2019 13:40:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Race Report archives

Sub-board: GTP Enduro archives

46 99 Race Report archives are now on Smugmug rather than Phanfare
by Keith Tanaka
Aug 12, 2017 22:09:07 GMT -8
No New Posts lap times by heat

lap times for each heat

1 5 mixed race 10-20-13, lap times
by darkron9
Mar 25, 2014 12:24:23 GMT -8

GENERAL

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No New Posts Tribute/Memorial Race - Paul Sterrett, Craig Gilbert

1 2 Paul Sterrett, Craig Gilbert Tribute/Memorial Race
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 22, 2017 22:43:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Craig Gilbert 1947-2017

1 2 Craig Gilbert 1947-2017
by Keith Tanaka
May 31, 2017 11:10:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Paul Sterrett 1954-2017

1 5 Paul Sterrett 1954-2017
by tw
Nov 19, 2017 9:43:12 GMT -8
No New Posts General Board

You can talk about anything here.

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40 142 Model cars (Ferrari F1) made of PAPER!!!!
by Keith Tanaka
Dec 8, 2018 11:56:17 GMT -8
No New Posts Trash Talking

general discussion (trash talk) about hardbody racing

8 59 Excuses, excuses. Why we didn't win the Porsche Enduro.
by timneja
May 2, 2017 12:28:37 GMT -8
No New Posts Just having fun

2 6 Siamese Racing?
by Marco Carvalho
Nov 17, 2018 0:28:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Webcasts, video clips

35 70 Video clips and Slo Mo videos of Hardbody Enduro 4-15-18
by Keith Tanaka
Apr 17, 2018 21:34:57 GMT -8
No New Posts Welcome to new members of this board

A big welcome to new members. We encourage you to post online as well as let us know what your slot car background is.

1 15 Members slot car backgrounds
by Chuck Angus
Feb 22, 2016 18:22:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Shoutbox

The Shoutbox allows anyone to post a comment, opinion, etc. about hardbody racing. It's like a blog, although limited and is specifically for our viewers. Please post whatever is on your mind except keep it civil.

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1 1 Tapatalk plugin activated 3-21-2015
by darkron9
Mar 21, 2014 14:05:27 GMT -8
No New Posts Lane Cards

new lane card for hardbody racers

3 15 Lane Cards for D3 hardbody racers
by darkron9
Oct 25, 2014 15:10:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody T-Shirts and Hats

New T-Shirt available for our monthly Hardbody racers

6 51 D3 Hardbody Hats
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 29, 2018 16:46:48 GMT -8
No New Posts Model Kit Collector's Expo

Model kit collector's show. 11300 Stanford Ave. Garden Grove, CA 92840

15 39 Next Kit Collector's Show July 8, 2018 in Garden Grove
by timneja
Jun 18, 2018 19:54:56 GMT -8
No New Posts General thread archives

Sub-boards: 2015 D3 Hardbody Racing Calendar, Beautiful cars, but?, Dates for 2015 Enduro and Nats, New D3 Hardbody Racing website, 2014 Hardbody Calendar, New version of "Proboards"

8 37 Wow, beautiful cars, but?
by timneja
Jul 17, 2015 19:57:04 GMT -8
No New Posts 2019 D3 Hardbody Calendar

4 16 2019 D3 Hardbody Calendar
by Keith Tanaka
Nov 29, 2018 16:03:28 GMT -8

SCRATCHBUILDING and RACING/TUNING TIPS

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Various tools used for scratchbuilding

6 29 Scratchbuilding tools
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 11, 2015 10:14:23 GMT -8
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How-to-tips

11 47 Building an inline hardbody chassis, step by step
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 6, 2018 21:59:42 GMT -8
No New Posts Post your new cars here

Show your new cars here

48 197 It's based on Eddie's record car. I'm calling this model "Th
by Marco Carvalho
Sept 21, 2018 17:13:28 GMT -8

CLASSIFIEDS - items for sale or trade

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3 13 Add'l Craig Gilbert items for sale 9-17-17
by Keith Tanaka
Sept 19, 2017 14:30:22 GMT -8

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Shoutbox

Welcome to Shoutbox. Post your viewpoints here, but keep your posts civil.
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see above for link to report). Jan 21, 2019 13:57:43 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's monthly hardbody races at BPR experienced a power outage which affected the first race, but not the outcome. The outage interuption resulted in only two races run. Race report will be posted tomorrow (Monday). Jan 21, 2019 0:35:53 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: The Racer Handicaps and Lap Differential charts have been updated (see above threads for latest charts). Jan 14, 2019 17:37:33 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Happy New Year everyone! Jan 1, 2019 12:25:39 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: The race report for Sunday's races at BPR has been posted to our Smugmug website (see above for link to report). Dec 31, 2018 20:00:24 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's races were the last for 2018. Gonzo tied his new NASCAR total lap record with 251 laps. A nice turnout on the day before New Year's Eve. Race report will be posted later today. Dec 31, 2018 12:29:45 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Happy Holidays everyone. Let's race again on Sunday, Dec. 30th. Dec 23, 2018 19:32:11 GMT -8
timneja: Merry Christmas to ALL hard body Crew!!! Especially Keith and Gonzo who take such good care of this little hobby for all of us to enjoy!!! And a HAPPY NEW YEAR TOO!! Dec 22, 2018 9:56:17 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's D3 Hardbody race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see above for link to race report). Dec 17, 2018 20:48:07 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Several regulars missing but another good turnout of D3 hardbody racers at BPR for December's races. Plenty of fast, close, fun racing. A new total lap record was set. Race report will be posted tomorrow (Monday). Dec 17, 2018 1:02:54 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: I received the 2019 D3 Hardbody calendars today. I'll have them at BPR this Sunday for those who ordered one. Dec 13, 2018 12:21:31 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: The 2019 D3 Hardbody calendars have been ordered. Hopefully, I will receive them in time for our Dec. 16th races.
Dec 4, 2018 23:05:07 GMT -8
timneja: The TSR motor is still available through Electric Dreams-- Scott has a large supply of them! Dec 2, 2018 20:17:27 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: We now have 15 hardbody racers reserving their copy of the 2019 D3 Hardbody Racing calendar. Anyone else want to reserve their copy? Deadline is Monday, Dec. 3rd to reserve your copy. Dec 1, 2018 13:50:48 GMT -8 *
Keith Tanaka: Tim, BPR usually carries the 1/4" angle brass. Dec 1, 2018 13:48:42 GMT -8
tw: Suggestions on how to get the decals off the paper to the cars. ( Water decals) Having trouble not ripping them. Thanks, TW Dec 1, 2018 6:45:50 GMT -8
tw: 1/4" Angled Brass , where can I get some. Or Is this a ordered item only. Can have Debbie order it but looking for it now. Thanks, TW Dec 1, 2018 6:26:57 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: I'll be ordering the 2019 D3 Hardbody calendars on Dec. 4th. Only 10 copies are being ordered (4 are already taken/reserved). To reserve a copy, let me know before the 4th (see above for info). Nov 29, 2018 16:08:06 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Unfortunately, the Retro Hawk motor has not been consistent in performance from one batch to another. The TSR D3 motor (which is no longer in production) was by far the most consistent sealed motor, batch by batch. Nov 27, 2018 0:56:37 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Retro Hawk is preferred since the Falcon 7 and TSR D3 motors are either in short supply or no longer available. The Retro Hawk also lasts longer (if it has the harder motor brushes). Nov 26, 2018 13:23:47 GMT -8
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