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Old 01-03-2013, 05:37 AM   #5731
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We have some upcoming races at Flowood RC in MS where the temps will be cold. We've typically run the super soft compounds but the tires seem to wear quick. We would go to the softs for the longer races. Would your gold or the new black compounds work better here and what about tire wear. Looking for something to run on nitro buggy and 4w SC. What about some of your newer tread designs?

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Gold is typically used on damp clay tracks (not red clay like MS), but lately we have been running Golds on red clay indoor tracks when it's cold. It's just a roll of the dice and not a sure thing.

I'm sure the new Black "mega soft" compound will be really good there during the winter months, but like any time you go softer, wear is a factor. Maybe try the new Stacker in Black.

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When was the last time a JConcepts BJ4 World's Edition built??? How reliable are they? Will a B44.1 or .2 Body fit the car???
The BJ4 WE still works well, but the B44.1 and B44.2 is so much more refined and parts are much easier to get. You have to use the BJ4 bodies; the B44.1 or .2 bodies don't fit.
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Gold is typically used on damp clay tracks (not red clay like MS), but lately we have been running Golds on red clay indoor tracks when it's cold. It's just a roll of the dice and not a sure thing.

I'm sure the new Black "mega soft" compound will be really good there during the winter months, but like any time you go softer, wear is a factor. Maybe try the new Stacker in Black.



The BJ4 WE still works well, but the B44.1 and B44.2 is so much more refined and parts are much easier to get. You have to use the BJ4 bodies; the B44.1 or .2 bodies don't fit.
Guess I'll have to run the body with it. I only got this to fill the gap until Losi comes out with a 4WD Buggy. Unless I break down and buy a Schumacker K1
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:58 AM   #5733
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Hi Guys,

I bought a BJ4WE a few years ago with the intention of starting to run off-road, which never eventuated, until now .

I was just wondering about Lipo trays to fit the BJ4WE chassis. I searched the thread, and found the B44 tray (#9785) which some says is a direct fit, some with modifications. I was just wondering if people have been using the newer B44.1 (#9775) or B44.2 (#9905) LiPo trays, preferably without having to do any modifications - I think the newer B44.2 version looks a bit more secure.

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Hi Guys,

I bought a BJ4WE a few years ago with the intention of starting to run off-road, which never eventuated, until now .

I was just wondering about Lipo trays to fit the BJ4WE chassis. I searched the thread, and found the B44 tray (#9785) which some says is a direct fit, some with modifications. I was just wondering if people have been using the newer B44.1 (#9775) or B44.2 (#9905) LiPo trays, preferably without having to do any modifications - I think the newer B44.2 version looks a bit more secure.

Thanks for any assistance
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Funny you ask... I just installed the B44.1 trays in mine!!! They fit perfect!!! I'm noticing alot of AE parts fit this thing!!! Easy to work on!!!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:11 AM   #5735
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I'm trying to figure out how to run one shorty pack in it!!! And balance it!!!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:05 PM   #5736
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Like to thank PW and Allison at J Concepts for helping us out at Bumps and Jumps. Appreciate the help!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Really went out of the way to take care of us.
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:41 AM   #5737
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Has anyone noticed any inconsistency in gold compound lately? One set will wear the outside tire in relation to the high speed sweeper...then the second set will wear the inside tire. Tires are treated the same and mounted in the same direction every time. Same car...same setup...same track conditions...same driver
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How do you tell in the difference in direction with the bar codes? Or it just one compound? Now im losts this is new info to me
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The only true directional tire (for 1/10 scale buggy at least) is the BroCodes. The 1/10 Truck BarCodes can be mounted directionally (as a tuning aid) as one side has a large Y and one has a small Y. Other than that....I haven't seen any problems with either Truck or Buggy Gold compound tires. The buggy BarCodes (v2's) you can mount them so that one set of the Y's is ahead of the other side of the tire. Are both L/R sides mounted so that the inside or out side are the same (outer sidewall has the Y ahead of the inner sidewall or vice versa), I dont know if this would cause an issue like you have stated, just trying to think of something.
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Will the AE B4.2 come with the Finnisher body or something else?
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Will the AE B4.2 come with the Finnisher body or something else?
What B4.2? There is no such vehicle at this time.
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What B4.2? There is no such vehicle at this time.
I thought maybe the Jedi mind trick would work...
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I have a set of near new barcodes that are on a tweaked wheel,looks like I came down wrong and where the axle slides through the wheel is bent,I doubt the wheel could be fixed but anyway of removing the tire with out tearing up the tire or changing the rubber content?
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Gold,I don't mind if they get alittle softer since I sauce them up just can't get hard and brittal
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