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Old 02-09-2014, 08:09 AM   #4036
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I went to the +.75 hubs in the rear on my car and am still running the stock diff oils. The car is crazy stable and pinpoint accurate. I also went to the progressive springs. Absolutely love the car. It almost drives itself.
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Old 02-09-2014, 04:55 PM   #4037
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Not sure if this was covered on here or not, but I seem to remember some folks were trying to find hexes to allow the use of 12mm hex wheels. I'm in the process of building an XB4 and I would really like to be able to do this too. I have heaps of Caster wheels which I really need to be able to use.

Came across these on HK.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...12mm_Hex_.html

These are available in Blue, Purple, Red and Titanium and in 4, 5, 6 & 7mm thicknesses. It is a 5mm hole and they would appear to be identical 12mm versions of Xray's 14mm hexes. And they are cheap!

Only downside is that they aren't in stock in the UK, so delivery could be slow.

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Old 02-09-2014, 07:36 PM   #4038
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Is there anybody in the us that stocks all of the spec-r parts for the xb4. I would like to have the shock caps but they are sold out on the spec r site.
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I don't think the shock caps have been available yet. Superior should have most of the parts, that's where I got my drive shafts.

For the hexs use the 1654 Traxxas hexs, $2 and work like a charm. They're plastic but when they start to wear just get some new ones. They also snap onto the cross pin so they don't fall off every time you change wheels.
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:53 PM   #4040
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I don't think the shock caps have been available yet. Superior should have most of the parts, that's where I got my drive shafts.

For the hexs use the 1654 Traxxas hexs, $2 and work like a charm. They're plastic but when they start to wear just get some new ones. They also snap onto the cross pin so they don't fall off every time you change wheels.
I didn't notice any of the other parts when looked but maybe they can get them.
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Old 02-10-2014, 12:38 PM   #4041
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my old t2 weight cut 1/2 works perfect for weight if needed
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I don't think the shock caps have been available yet. Superior should have most of the parts, that's where I got my drive shafts.

For the hexs use the 1654 Traxxas hexs, $2 and work like a charm. They're plastic but when they start to wear just get some new ones. They also snap onto the cross pin so they don't fall off every time you change wheels.
Can I get the part numbers for the spec r parts. Driveshafts etc.
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Old 02-10-2014, 01:16 PM   #4043
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Can I get the part numbers for the spec r parts. Driveshafts etc.
Ive been using the alum rear hexes off my serpent srx2 buggy. Fit perfect.
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I don't think the shock caps have been available yet. Superior should have most of the parts, that's where I got my drive shafts.

For the hexs use the 1654 Traxxas hexs, $2 and work like a charm. They're plastic but when they start to wear just get some new ones. They also snap onto the cross pin so they don't fall off every time you change wheels.
Is it the same part number for both front and rear.
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I'm about 90% sure that the Serpent hexes are too narrow in the back, although they're about spot on in the front.

I haven't tried those Traxxas hexes yet, but they're only a solution to the rear. They'll be far too wide in the front. Although I haven't measured it yet, so don't take it for fact, I believe Serpent front and Traxxas rear are extremely close.
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Set up advice ? Run on a small indoor concret high bite track longest straight is about 50 ft tight track with 2 180s and a 120 with two sweepers. I have box setup for carpet I have R10 with tekin 6.5 just go last Friday was Tq 1race followed by 2, 2 but 5 in amain finished 4th out of 14 felt good in sweepers but was not good as I would like in off power turns and jumps.
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Also was thinking about avid pistons I bought the 1.6 wanted some 1.5 but Bo any set up advice for these pistons on the track I just described?
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Set up advice ? Run on a small indoor concret high bite track longest straight is about 50 ft tight track with 2 180s and a 120 with two sweepers. I have box setup for carpet I have R10 with tekin 6.5 just go last Friday was Tq 1race followed by 2, 2 but 5 in amain finished 4th out of 14 felt good in sweepers but was not good as I would like in off power turns and jumps.
Try the Martin Bayer 2013 turf setup. You will need springs, hexes, sways, spur, and pistons for parts. Handles like a sedan than jumps!
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Set up advice ? Run on a small indoor concret high bite track longest straight is about 50 ft tight track with 2 180s and a 120 with two sweepers. I have box setup for carpet I have R10 with tekin 6.5 just go last Friday was Tq 1race followed by 2, 2 but 5 in amain finished 4th out of 14 felt good in sweepers but was not good as I would like in off power turns and jumps.
I would change the track layout, so their are more sweepers in it. Then your car would be dialed.
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I would change the track layout, so their are more sweepers in it. Then your car would be dialed.
If it were only that easy right!
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