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Old 03-14-2014, 09:41 AM   #4321
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Which jconcepts wings? ordering spares right now.
I run a "practice" wing most of the time. Looks like a dogpile. Lexan backing glued on, frankenwing. But it takes a hit and keeps on going. When I need to impress people on the starting line with a sweet new wing I stick one on. Jconcepts #0134 6.5 hi-clearance
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:55 AM   #4322
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Did you break a out drive as well ?
No the only thing I've broke in this buggy is a rear hub but now I have the exotek. The rear outdrives were showing wear to the point I can't get the bearings off. Depending on how you like to keep your stuff this is time for a new set of outdrives for me. I definately don't want any binding in my rear suspension travel.But other them that I love this buggy so glad I bought it over the Losi. . No comparison in my opinion.
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:18 AM   #4323
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Mine broke due to stress from what I can tell
It snapped
Steel may be to hard or just a fluke
Either way with the amount of time thats on mine I don't worry about broken parts here and there.
Where are you guys getting parts from
thats the only thing so far with this buggy is the price of the parts
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:20 AM   #4324
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Anyone has this problem? I've notice that the springs, particularly rear springs, are binding or rubbing on the shock body? This happens on kit spring or Losi spring I have. All components are installed/built correctly to my best knowledge anyway
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:49 AM   #4325
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No the only thing I've broke in this buggy is a rear hub but now I have the exotek. The rear outdrives were showing wear to the point I can't get the bearings off. Depending on how you like to keep your stuff this is time for a new set of outdrives for me. I definately don't want any binding in my rear suspension travel.But other them that I love this buggy so glad I bought it over the Losi. . No comparison in my opinion.
Yeah , that sounds terrible about the outdrive wear. Can I have your old ones your throwing away ?

I will pay postage .
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Anyone has this problem? I've notice that the springs, particularly rear springs, are binding or rubbing on the shock body? This happens on kit spring or Losi spring I have. All components are installed/built correctly to my best knowledge anyway
my xb4/2 had that issue but after a few weeks they will break in and no more rubbing
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Which jconcepts wings? ordering spares right now.
Simply, the are thicker lexan, so they are stronger vs. the stock wing.
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Ball Diffs? does anyone have any knowledge or has anyone had any experience with these in an XB4?

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Old 03-15-2014, 02:29 AM   #4329
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Car is ridiculously good. Out of a full heat of 4wd at ocrc I managed to win by .115 seconds over a 100% sponsored AE/JConcepts driver. And i beat him straight up setting a new track record. Only person to do a 19 second lap on the layout. Needless to say he stopped saying his b44 was better than the xray after that
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I placed mine radio in the hands of the fastest guy at our track and he said the buggy is the best he has ever driven!!!!
the only thing with where we are is tires they are always different
This car is hands down AWESOME
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Will adding the chassis stiffeners screws increase traction on a smooth track.
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Question for the guys running the DMX 2wd body on the 4wd. Did you shorten the front body mount to lower the front? It looks like it sits kind of high. About 10-15mm too high.

In case anyone else want to run this body I lowered the rear post 3.5mm and the front post 5mm. Looks great now.
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OK, if your shocks are exactly the same length (correct internal spacers etc) and you have them mounted top and bottom in the same holes then the angle of droop must be the same. If the angle of droop is the same but you have different wheel levels, then you could check the hub spacers - ensuring you have the same height each side.

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If the shocks are the same length i'd take them off and measure droop without shocks first. Make sure nothing is binding and like he said make sure the spindles are the same height.
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check that you have bushings the same way between casterblock and steering block.
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Thanks y'all for your inputs. After measuring everything, it turns out I have a bent shock stand-off. This is what is causing my difference in droop values. Now we all now what to check!
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Will adding the chassis stiffeners screws increase traction on a smooth track.
It's not the smoothness of the track that matters regarding the stiffening screws. It's the grip level.

Add screws on high grip (smooth or not). Remove screws on low grip (smooth or not).

What you would have to do, however, is change damper settings and possibly ride height and roll centre settings depending on smoothness, jump height etc etc etc.

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Good to meet you out there and watch you crush it Kellen, and thanks for the assistance on getting me going. I'm just getting back into the sport after a long hiatus, and it's great to have a car that is so good to start with.

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