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Old 03-21-2013, 03:59 PM   #1906
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Metal bushings with plastic sleeves.......so metal to plastic

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Same as big brother XB8-9 series...
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Did you try the progressives with the stock pistons/oils(+25 on stock wts)? I loved them on our indoor track. I stopped tweaking the car too much its too good with the right tires but our winter series is over now so will see how she does outdoors in looser conditions.
yes I did run progressives with stock pistons and regular oils and it was better than stock on the faster rougher sections, it seemed to keep the dynamic ride height "up" without raising the static ride height. The 6/thin is simply to handle the impact of big air landings. I am not actively racing right now just running for fun so the big airs really shouldn't be happening in a race. With the track rebuild I'll be running 2 or 3 holes monday night. I agree on the tweaking too much thing. I'm far more concerned with my driving than my setup. Finding a split second here and there is worth nothing if you just throw it away with mistakes.
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:54 PM   #1908
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Same as big brother XB8-9 series...
Almost........same principle though.

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Rubber o-rings in size 12x1mm suggested to use for XRAY XB4 shock absorbers in the upper cap to prevent the shocks from leaking.
I'm hereby suggesting they include these with any kits sold in the future.

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yes I did run progressives with stock pistons and regular oils and it was better than stock on the faster rougher sections, it seemed to keep the dynamic ride height "up" without raising the static ride height. The 6/thin is simply to handle the impact of big air landings. I am not actively racing right now just running for fun so the big airs really shouldn't be happening in a race. With the track rebuild I'll be running 2 or 3 holes monday night. I agree on the tweaking too much thing. I'm far more concerned with my driving than my setup. Finding a split second here and there is worth nothing if you just throw it away with mistakes.
Hmm, I am gonna try flipping the rear tapers on my xray and run a bit more drag brake. It worked wonders to cure the nose down jumping of the sct410 and also helps on looser conditions. The car squats on power a lot more and numbs the fwd wt transfer as well on braking (since rebound is slowed down by flat side), need a bit heavier rear oil though. Biggest advantage though is flatter jumping.
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I have a set in my basket on amainhobbies. Please report back after you run them.
ok so lastnight the car had a little bit of a push after putting the new springs on but with some change to ride height it gain the steering and it landed alot better when over jumping and even jumping over all it felt good with the new springs.
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what should the 6 degree hub do compared to the 9?
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Hmm, I am gonna try flipping the rear tapers on my xray and run a bit more drag brake. It worked wonders to cure the nose down jumping of the sct410 and also helps on looser conditions. The car squats on power a lot more and numbs the fwd wt transfer as well on braking (since rebound is slowed down by flat side), need a bit heavier rear oil though. Biggest advantage though is flatter jumping.
just put together a set of Kyosho bigbores with ghea 4x1.3's and those will be run monday night as well. And the "big" race is this weekend so the track will be all nice and broken in with a new smoother layout, super jacked to run this week.
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what should the 6 degree hub do compared to the 9?
Less Caster, gives you more steering.

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There is no way that I will spend $70 on caps! The orings is better solution for Me.
Aluminum shock caps add ZERO performance gain to the car.

The o-rings on the other hand do. I was quite suprised when I built my kit that they didn't come in the kit.
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just put together a set of Kyosho bigbores with ghea 4x1.3's and those will be run monday night as well. And the "big" race is this weekend so the track will be all nice and broken in with a new smoother layout, super jacked to run this week.
I used that exact setup and I did not like it much. It was wallowing around a bit and not as precise. The progs with xray shocks felt like a tc. The shock lengths are too much I believe and the kyosho shocks are much heavier. The towers need to be taller to use those beauties . Let me know if you find a good setup I still have the kyoshos lying around somewhere.
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Aluminum shock caps add ZERO performance gain to the car.

The o-rings on the other hand do. I was quite suprised when I built my kit that they didn't come in the kit.
Yep its just a habit of mine, I spend anything possible to get the shocks bulletproof. That moment of revelation was when I drove a kyosho rb5 wc for the first time after owning a dex210 and a crappy cougar sv2.

Orings or at least bladders (to cut if need be) should have been part of the kit though.
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So I'm finally setting my XB4 up and getting ready to run it a bit this weekend. Got everything in it and threw it on the scales just to see how it was side to side and its 110 grams heavy on the motor side. There really is no room to move components around to help even it out. Has anyone else ran into this? Have I been running too much TC lately? I would prefer to get it a little closer but 110 grams? Thats a lot of lead.

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Really that much ? mines only 5 or so left to right but i have a big esc and servo. You do have a big motor on the right and a small esc and a lopro servo on the left but 110 grams is a ton. Cool job on the antennae tube and the wiring, thats some nice work.
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