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Old 08-29-2013, 05:52 AM   #12031
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I'm extremely happy with the +8 Dimec 20 Type B chassis actually. I don't think I'll even upgrade to the Aluminum when it's released.
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Old 08-29-2013, 06:24 AM   #12032
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Hey guys, new to the TD products. Has anybody looked at making the DEX into the DESC? Parts compatibility/ crossover? Thoughts... other than just buy the truck...
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Old 08-29-2013, 06:56 AM   #12033
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Hey guys, new to the TD products. Has anybody looked at making the DEX into the DESC? Parts compatibility/ crossover? Thoughts... other than just buy the truck...
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It's a lotta work. The steering rack and the transmission is the only thing in common.

So you'd need the arms, hubs, wheels, body, shocks, shock towers, turnbuckles, chassis, bumpers.

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Old 08-29-2013, 07:01 AM   #12034
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wow, I just don't think I can resist the price of the 410! $150 for the 410R is perfect for a car I may only race a few times a year.
Wrong thread but I strongly advise you to get the non "R" 410. You'll spend at least $50 upgrading to the non "R" parts when, not if the "R" parts break. Mainly the suspension hangers.
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:04 AM   #12035
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Hey guys, new to the TD products. Has anybody looked at making the DEX into the DESC? Parts compatibility/ crossover? Thoughts... other than just buy the truck...
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There are heaps of parts shared between the vehicles, but the cost of the parts that aren't makes it not worthwhile. You would need arms, turnbuckles, shocks, shock towers, chassis, bumpers, front hubs and axles, body mounts and several other parts.
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:38 AM   #12036
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The low price at Tower is really tempting me. Is the 210 good out of the box or does it need a ton of upgrades?
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:52 AM   #12037
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The low price at Tower is really tempting me. Is the 210 good out of the box or does it need a ton of upgrades?
Upgrade the steering rack.
Aluminum RF hanger.

Nice to haves:
CF shock towers?
Longer chassis?
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:29 AM   #12038
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I like that buggy class is growing and companies are really giving us a larger than ever choice of cars for this class. Downfall is at least when it was pretty much Associated and Losi for 90% of the cars we didn't have companies making cars every year or less. Not it is getting just like touring cars with a new car every 6 months to a year and raising the prices just like with touring cars. Its following the same cycle that killed touring car racing because of the car of the month club. Yes you don't have to buy but who wants the older stuff as it just gets hard to find parts unless you buy the latest and greatest.
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Upgrade the steering rack.
Aluminum RF hanger.

Nice to haves:
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Longer chassis?
Does Durango make an aluminum RF hanger? The only one I could find is Tresrey.
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Does Durango make an aluminum RF hanger? The only one I could find is Tresrey.
No. I think exotek and RDRP also make them. Rcjunky1 here on the forums makes one also.

http://durangofansite.com/DEX210aftermarket.html

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What's a good setup for this truck I'm about to buy one and I want a good setup for outdoor track
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No. I think exotek and RDRP also make them. Rcjunky1 here on the forums makes one also.

http://durangofansite.com/DEX210aftermarket.html
I've updated the site slightly, the newer aftermarket list for the dex210 can be found here http://durangofansite.com/DEX210aftermarket.php
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Can someone tell me the difference between a DIMEC and DIMEC20 chassis?
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Can someone tell me the difference between a DIMEC and DIMEC20 chassis?
The DIMEC20 is stiffer, less flex than the standard DIMEC
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And the spec B dimec is a little stiffer as the dimec 20 and the spec B dimec20 is really stiff
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