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Old 02-08-2015, 05:04 PM   #7051
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You can buy the new 3mm chassis from the X-ray shop iin Austria. Great store with great prices and service. Mr Binder whom I believe owns the store is a top notch person. If you sign in to their site you will see the prices per buyers both inside and outside Europe. No VAT for buyers in the U.S. thus the 15 xb4 is 375.00. There shipping prices are very reasonable as well.
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Old 02-08-2015, 07:38 PM   #7052
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New 3mm chassis, p/n 361103.
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Old 02-08-2015, 08:06 PM   #7053
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Yeah part # 361103 new 3mm chassis. I believe it's priced at $87 give or take a couple bucks. XRAY shop in Austria. There shipping prices to the states are really reasonable and are based on weight.
I am not sure if shipping to Canada is more expensive. I ordered a center gear diff and a good amount of other parts with shipping only being $13.
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Old 02-09-2015, 02:48 AM   #7054
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Are you guys that are having bearing problems using the kit bearings? There was some issues with the 2014 bearings when I built my old car so I replaced them with avid and they held up great. Wondering if I should do the same on the 2015.
I had heard about the bearings on the '14 not lasting long, so I built this car with a set of Acer ceramics right off the bat. I run ceramics in all my cars except spots that have a significant thrust load, mainly just a shimmed rear diff in 1/8 and 4wd SC. For me the value is in having one less item to maintain, they last forever without getting sloppy.

I have had pretty good experience with Protek bearings also, ceramic and regular.
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Old 02-09-2015, 03:28 AM   #7055
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So, I'll be running the xb4 at the track for the first time this week. What are some parts I should stock up on? A-Arms, C Hubs, Steering blocks, shock towers? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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The only thing I broke on my 14 car besides diff gears were arms, mostly front. I would get a spur gear, front and rear arms, hinge pins, and inserts. And a front diff case too. I've seen those break on a hard hit on the 14 car. I know the 15 has different ones but it's better to have it just in case.
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Bentka, could you tell me what width 12mm hex's you are running with which brand of wheel? Thanks
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The only thing I broke on my 14 car besides diff gears were arms, mostly front. I would get a spur gear, front and rear arms, hinge pins, and inserts. And a front diff case too. I've seen those break on a hard hit on the 14 car. I know the 15 has different ones but it's better to have it just in case.
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Bentka, could you tell me what width 12mm hex's you are running with which brand of wheel? Thanks
So far we have only ran the 12mm hexes with the Schumacher Mini Pin pre-mounts on Schumacher wheels (front: U6791 / rear:U6792).

For these we use the 2 stripe / +1.5mm (#365356) for the front and the 3 stripe / +2.25mm (#365357) for the rear.

For everything else we are using the stock Xray wheels.

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Anyone using these with Kyosho wheels? http://www.amain.com/jconcepts-xray-...ex-set/p357993

I wouldn't mind running the standard 14mm hexes but seems like the wheel are back ordered. Would the Team Durango 4wd wheels mount up OK if I decide to stay with the 14mm hex?
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Anyone using these with Kyosho wheels? http://www.amain.com/jconcepts-xray-...ex-set/p357993

I wouldn't mind running the standard 14mm hexes but seems like the wheel are back ordered. Would the Team Durango 4wd wheels mount up OK if I decide to stay with the 14mm hex?
You need to open up the hole a little on the the Durango wheels to go over the axle, but other then that, they fit fine & come in yellow.

DE Racing do 14mm wheels for the XB4/Durango as well.
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It's certainly handy to have 12mm hexes to run spec'd tires or handouts or if needed in a pinch, but for the most part I think I'll just run the 14mm. I only race 2-3 tracks and only need 3-5 sets of rubber ready anyhow. I think I'll pick up a 10 pack of wheels next time I order.
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You need to open up the hole a little on the the Durango wheels to go over the axle, but other then that, they fit fine & come in yellow.

DE Racing do 14mm wheels for the XB4/Durango as well.
I run the 14mm XB4/DEX 410 - DE speedline wheels no modification required and prefer them over the stock wheels
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I run the 14mm XB4/DEX 410 - DE speedline wheels no modification required and prefer them over the stock wheels
Thanks. Are these the wheels? http://www.amain.com/de-racing-speed...91079?v=292391
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Yep but make sure to get the 4wd fronts http://www.amain.com/de-racing-speed...91076?v=296193

and these in back
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