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Old 03-21-2015, 09:34 PM   #7651
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Exotek makes 12mm hexes and the rear will use a rb6/b5 wheel and the fronts are zx5 wheels. Both have a ton of options.
Ok cool thanks. I see that if I went with the b4 stuff it would be 243mm front and rear, but the xray spec sheet says it's adjustable from 245mm - 250mm so i'm guessing that would put it 2mm shorter than box stock?

I'm thinking I may just acetone off the good rubber, buy new foams and stock up on xb4 wheels incase I need to buy something at the track....
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Old 03-22-2015, 01:48 AM   #7652
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Working out the hex widths and back depths of all the wheels definitely a challenge, I have the exotek hex's now and have worked out that my 22 rears work with the 7mm and 22-4 fronts work with the 5mm. I have been running the de racing 14mm wheels and the back depths are the same as the TLR wheels
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I'm looking switch over from the b44.3 to buy the 2015 and trying to figure out what 12mm offsets to buy so I can use b4/b5/b44 rear wheels. Then I was thinking of just running the 14mm xray fronts since I have to ditch the 10mm b44.3 fronts anyway, but want to shoot for something that is highly available like losi or AE.

I suppose any 12mm wheel will "fit" but want to maintain kit width starting out.
http://www.exotekracing.com/xb4-9-5m...-front-wheels/

http://www.exotekracing.com/xb4-12mm...ar-2-7mm-wide/
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Fwiw I have several friends that have broken driveshafts recently on both 2014 and 2015 cars. The 2014 manual says to run 3 oring limiters on the shock shaft but my 2015 manual shows no limiters. I recommend running at least 2 orings because depending on roll center and camber the bone can bind on up travel in the outdrive and break the bone or outdrive with no orings. A friend broke another bone at the track yesterday and I looked at his car and he has no limiters and you could see the marks on the bone where it was hitting the outdrive. And he was running middle width, so it doesn't only happen when running narrow.
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Fwiw I have several friends that have broken driveshafts recently on both 2014 and 2015 cars. The 2014 manual says to run 3 oring limiters on the shock shaft but my 2015 manual shows no limiters. I recommend running at least 2 orings because depending on roll center and camber the bone can bind on up travel in the outdrive and break the bone or outdrive with no orings. A friend broke another bone at the track yesterday and I looked at his car and he has no limiters and you could see the marks on the bone where it was hitting the outdrive. And he was running middle width, so it doesn't only happen when running narrow.
RCGOD thanks for the heads up on the limiters needed even when running middle.
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I'm running a loose small indoor track this next weekend. Suggestions on F/C/R diff oil weight?

Much appreciation for suggestions.
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Fwiw I have several friends that have broken driveshafts recently on both 2014 and 2015 cars. The 2014 manual says to run 3 oring limiters on the shock shaft but my 2015 manual shows no limiters. I recommend running at least 2 orings because depending on roll center and camber the bone can bind on up travel in the outdrive and break the bone or outdrive with no orings. A friend broke another bone at the track yesterday and I looked at his car and he has no limiters and you could see the marks on the bone where it was hitting the outdrive. And he was running middle width, so it doesn't only happen when running narrow.
Broken them where? I have twisted a '15 shaft on the wheel side off, but that would not be outdrive/limiter issues.
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I'm running a loose small indoor track this next weekend. Suggestions on F/C/R diff oil weight?

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5-20-3 with 20,000 in the centre you will get wicked turn in off power.
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hello just curious if its worth getting the center gear diff? im wondering how it makes the car better? im ruuning on a med bite loose indoor clay track
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hello just curious if its worth getting the center gear diff? im wondering how it makes the car better? im ruuning on a med bite loose indoor clay track
Yes the center diff give the car a whole different feeling. It's worth every penny IMO.
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hello just curious if its worth getting the center gear diff? im wondering how it makes the car better? im ruuning on a med bite loose indoor clay track
Go back to slipper pads more power and down my laps from 18's to 17's
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5-20-3 with 20,000 in the centre you will get wicked turn in off power.
Thanks TPR1, much appreciated.
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Go back to slipper pads more power and down my laps from 18's to 17's
the slipper is better than the gear diff?
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the slipper is better than the gear diff?
I feel better for slipper pads because been running 2months for center differential but my laps still the same then i replaced slipper pads can't believe my laps dropped with same tire, motor & set up
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I've noticed associated spurs seem a close fit to the xb4 ones. Has anyone tried them and will they work?
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