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Old 04-18-2014, 09:39 AM   #841
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i race outdoor myself. losi 45 front 40 rear. 6x1.2 pistons all around. losi 22t springs. green front, white rear.

can go into more detail if anyone is interested.
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Old 04-18-2014, 11:30 AM   #842
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dont have specific motor spec classes at my local track for stadium truck so i got this for my durango http://www.ebay.com/itm/191127620513...84.m1497.l2648 hopefully the ball diff will manage it
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Old 04-19-2014, 10:28 AM   #843
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I have 35wt oil all around, stock springs, and stood up the rear shock. other things i have tried don't seem to be working... I never changed spring though, their spring kit is expensive.
What's not working exactly? Jumping? Steering? Are you mid or rear motor?

I'm not a serious racer but we have a few more experienced guys at our local track that run Durango and they seem to be using the stock springs. One guy I talked to a few weeks ago was using the tapered 6 x 1.2 pistons and relatively light shock oil.

On my truck, I have the same tapered pistons and 30wt in the front and 25wt in the back. I went with slightly softer springs in the front (bordeaux). I'm currently experiencing some nose diving due to chassis slap so I may go back to a heavier oil in back and/or a heavier spring.
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Old 04-21-2014, 04:03 PM   #844
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just got the kit today. which chassis should i use? type b or the unlabeled one?
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just got the kit today. which chassis should i use? type b or the unlabeled one?
use the type b chassis. You can you the other one but it is highly recommended to use metal rf and rr hangars. The typed b chassis the metal rr and rf hangars are not necessary.
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Old 04-21-2014, 04:38 PM   #846
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What's not working exactly? Jumping? Steering? Are you mid or rear motor?

I'm not a serious racer but we have a few more experienced guys at our local track that run Durango and they seem to be using the stock springs. One guy I talked to a few weeks ago was using the tapered 6 x 1.2 pistons and relatively light shock oil.

On my truck, I have the same tapered pistons and 30wt in the front and 25wt in the back. I went with slightly softer springs in the front (bordeaux). I'm currently experiencing some nose diving due to chassis slap so I may go back to a heavier oil in back and/or a heavier spring.
I use the 2x1.6 pistons 35 front and 30 rear. I use the 22t pink rear and durango orange in the front. For more steering I use the light brown in the front. Anytime I use a softer spring it slaps the chassis pretty bad. Enough to make the car get out of shape when landing and jumping.
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Old 04-22-2014, 05:58 PM   #847
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does anyone no what is needed to convert a dex210 buggy into the dest210?? I think just arms and tierods front and rear shock towers? I have a dex210 with +8 allum chassi THANKS FOR ANY HELP!!
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Old 04-22-2014, 06:30 PM   #848
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okay. was putting the kit together and was tightening a ball stud into the shock tower and it snapped in half. i wasnt even cranking down hard on it, there was still a few threads left to go and yes i was using the spacers. i had noticed a line on it before i tried putting it in but thought it was just a scratch. do you think durango will replace it?
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I am tempted to pick one of these up, we do run ST here and I would like to drive two 2wd classes. My only fear is how much support is there going to be for this model in the future, whether there is a new truck or not. The price drop isn't very encouraging as far as me looking too far into the future.
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I am tempted to pick one of these up, we do run ST here and I would like to drive two 2wd classes. My only fear is how much support is there going to be for this model in the future, whether there is a new truck or not. The price drop isn't very encouraging as far as me looking too far into the future.
Considering Jorn Neumann ran a prototype truck at the Cactus Classic race a couple months ago I'd say it's ok to buy one now. No body off shots but just look to the DEX210 for the changes they did to the DEX210v2 to get an idea what they will probably do. As cheap as the current one is you could buy it now and then just get the v2 parts when they come out. That way you'd still have something to race for now.
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:58 AM   #851
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That is good to know. I would buy it new but my friend has a good one ready to go for the right price. I am going to check it out tonight.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:02 AM   #852
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Parts will be around for a long time. The SCT version is still very popular.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:10 AM   #853
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body still troubles me. mine is reinforced with shoe goo and drywall tape. when it goes I will have to find a way to use different mounts so I can use a different body. but the way this truck drives makes it worth it.
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:22 PM   #854
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Picked it up, its in good shape with the right mods on it. Type A chassis, though, but I am going to just run it until it breaks (my first was fine). I had one of these and a DEX210 before so its not a strange truck to me. I will take it apart completely and carefully go through it so it won't be running for a week or two yet.

I run on medium-high traction clay (not sugared) tracks and will see if there is anything good on petitrc to start unless someone has a great one to share or recommend.
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That was my question has anyone found an aftermarket body to fit on these yet.
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