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Old 02-02-2015, 03:45 PM   #6976
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What would be really cool if Xray sent out the updated mounts to hobby shops that have kits on there shelves so when customers order a kit they already have the updated part instead of building it, then confirming it's the wrong mount, then having to contact Xray, then wait for the updated part to finish the build. Just my .02.
Yea, that's the position I'm in right now. I guess I'll have to race it with it being out of whack until I can submit my request and get the new part. Oh well, it's better than nothing I guess
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If you're that desperate you could get the composite one for the '14 for now. There are a few sets of shafts with them included on ebay....
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Old 02-02-2015, 03:52 PM   #6978
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Yea, that's the position I'm in right now. I guess I'll have to race it with it being out of whack until I can submit my request and get the new part. Oh well, it's better than nothing I guess
I was going to order this kit last week until I read all the reviews and found out about the rear brace issue. I'm glad Xray stepped up on the fix as they probably just saved a customer. I hope that future kits will come with the new mount though. I'll wait it out for a month or two and see if I get lucky lol.
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Old 02-02-2015, 04:04 PM   #6979
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Just get the new XB4 and I was looking at getting some advice.
I am going to purchase some Exotek 12mm hexes for front and rear. I was wondering what people are running with the Proline wheels? Do you need to get the 0 offset for the rear and the +1 offset for the front? I assume you need the 1 offset on the front as the Xray wheels look like they have a +1 offset built in to give the front a wider setup.
Can anyone help?
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Old 02-02-2015, 04:21 PM   #6981
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I have the exotek hexes front and rear. I use the 7mm wide ones in back. The offset when using kyosho front wheels and ae rear wheels looks the same as the stock hexes and wheels. Hope that answers your question.
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Old 02-02-2015, 04:42 PM   #6982
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I hope you get a good answer myself. I bought the Exotek XB4 12MM hex as well in hopes of using my B5M wheels. The hex on the XRay Aerodisk wheels are damn near flush to the outside of the wheel, while the B5M hex is centered inside the width of the wheel. When I measured the width with the B5M wheels, the front was 9.5mm wider than stock and the rear was 4.5mm wider than stock. At this point it doesn't pay for me to use them since I can't use my existing 12mm wheels/tires.
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Just wondering as I have upgraded my XB4 V2 to 2014 specs and I purchased and used the RR+2 hanger will I be able to get the revised hanger or will I have to buy it myself to have this changed. Also which side is out as I currently run a neutral rear end that is centred insert rf and the number 1 insert at rear straight so number is facing the up as it would be written [1]. So in order to get the correct amount of toe which inserts should I be using?
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I hope you get a good answer myself. I bought the Exotek XB4 12MM hex as well in hopes of using my B5M wheels. The hex on the XRay Aerodisk wheels are damn near flush to the outside of the wheel, while the B5M hex is centered inside the width of the wheel. When I measured the width with the B5M wheels, the front was 9.5mm wider than stock and the rear was 4.5mm wider than stock. At this point it doesn't pay for me to use them since I can't use my existing 12mm wheels/tires.
Sounds like you got the 9mm wide rear hexes. Exotek came out with 7mm wide which puts the width in spec. Not sure what wheels the wide hexes were for.
The front 12mm hexes are for kyosho wheels and the 9.5mm are for b44 wheels. B5 wheels won't work as you found out.
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Just get the new XB4 and I was looking at getting some advice.
I am going to purchase some Exotek 12mm hexes for front and rear. I was wondering what people are running with the Proline wheels? Do you need to get the 0 offset for the rear and the +1 offset for the front? I assume you need the 1 offset on the front as the Xray wheels look like they have a +1 offset built in to give the front a wider setup.
I'm using JC #2339 front adaptors which require Kyosho front wheels and the JC #2340 rear adaptors which use the B5 rear wheels.

The track width was the same on the front and the rear was about under 1mm narrower (closer to half a mm). These measurements were taken with Proline 2.4 wheels.
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Anyone know if the 2014 body will fit a 2015?
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Anyone know if the 2014 body will fit a 2015?
In saddle pack layout yes.

In shorty layout it will not be a good fit due to the motor pushing the body up on the left "air intake".

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Just wondering as I have upgraded my XB4 V2 to 2014 specs and I purchased and used the RR+2 hanger will I be able to get the revised hanger or will I have to buy it myself to have this changed. Also which side is out as I currently run a neutral rear end that is centred insert rf and the number 1 insert at rear straight so number is facing the up as it would be written [1]. So in order to get the correct amount of toe which inserts should I be using?
They are both out, because the whole brace is shifted to the right. With zero inserts the right has 3.5 deg, the left has 2.5 deg. You either go 1 deg out on the left for 3.5 deg on bothe, or ,5 in on right and .5 out on left for 3 deg. I posted what I was running only a page or two ago......you will be somewhat limited in choices if you want it straight.
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Just get the new XB4 and I was looking at getting some advice.
I am going to purchase some Exotek 12mm hexes for front and rear. I was wondering what people are running with the Proline wheels? Do you need to get the 0 offset for the rear and the +1 offset for the front? I assume you need the 1 offset on the front as the Xray wheels look like they have a +1 offset built in to give the front a wider setup.
Here are the measurements I came up with. The Xray rear wheels have an offset of 6mm. My proline velocity assoc/kyo rims have an offset of 8mm which is a 2mm difference. The Xray hexes are 5mm in width. To get to the same overall width you would need the exotek 7mm wide adapters which accounts for the 2mm difference. The jconcepts rear hexes measure 8mm wide which will add 1mm in width to each side.
Now for the fronts I just measured the width of the hexes. Xray is 5mm, Exotek is approx. 5.45mm and jconcepts is approx. 5.6mm. So for the fronts run either one as they are very close. Or wait for the Xray 12mm hexes with different offsets.
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Thanks for the reply Kevin much appreciated thanks
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