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Old 05-05-2015, 06:34 AM   #8161
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Will do, thanks guys.
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Old 05-05-2015, 08:04 AM   #8162
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Does anyone know when the Xb4 4wd 2016 will be out? I interested in getting the XB4 4WD but do not want to get it now and in a couple of month find out the xb4 2016 comes out.. I am ok if I catch the beginning of a new release car but in the mid life and then a new one comes out that sucks..

I am seeing this as the trend most company come out with a new rc car every year.

What your opinion on this to just wait..

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Old 05-05-2015, 08:48 AM   #8163
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Does anyone know when the Xb4 4wd 2016 will be out? I interested in getting the XB4 4WD but do not want to get it now and in a couple of month find out the xb4 2016 comes out.. I am ok if I catch the beginning of a new release car but in the mid life and then a new one comes out that sucks..

I am seeing this as the trend most company come out with a new rc car every year.

What your opinion on this to just wait..

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The new car probably won't be out until Nov or Dec. I would get a 2015 and run it.
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Old 05-05-2015, 09:05 AM   #8164
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Does anyone know when the Xb4 4wd 2016 will be out? I interested in getting the XB4 4WD but do not want to get it now and in a couple of month find out the xb4 2016 comes out.. I am ok if I catch the beginning of a new release car but in the mid life and then a new one comes out that sucks..

I am seeing this as the trend most company come out with a new rc car every year.

What your opinion on this to just wait..

THanks
If I were a betting man, I'd bet the 2016 will be an evolution of the 2015, not really a revolutionary change. Maybe the 3mm chassis and front x brace will be standard, hard to say. Summer racing is just getting going, why miss a summer of racing for a "what if"?
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Old 05-05-2015, 11:43 AM   #8165
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I just bought the optional aluminum rear uprights and I didn't realize that I would need spacers to make them fit.

Can anyone tell me what total spacer height I would need to equate to the camber position of the original plastic carriers? The setup sheet from Bayer uses the aluminum carriers but doesn't mention which or how many spacers to use on top.

I also noticed the hinge pin area is narrower so I will need to space that out as well but I can trial and error those spacers.
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Old 05-05-2015, 12:05 PM   #8166
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If I were a betting man, I'd bet the 2016 will be an evolution of the 2015, not really a revolutionary change. Maybe the 3mm chassis and front x brace will be standard, hard to say. Summer racing is just getting going, why miss a summer of racing for a "what if"?
I agree with HeavyD as the 2016 will most likely be an evolution of the 2015.
Thus as Heavy stated maybe the 3mm chassis, and front X-brace. I would imagine it may come with both the slipper and center gear diff. Quit possibly some type of bulkhead brace as well.
I would go ahead and get the 15 and have a blast thus most likely one will be able to easily upgrade their 15 to the 16. But one cant be positive on what a Company is thinking thus the 16 could quite possibly be totally different.

If you want something new/different you may want to take a look at Serpent's soon to be released SRX. However I do not think they will arrive to State side distributers and retailers until late June.

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Old 05-05-2015, 12:44 PM   #8167
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I am currently running TLR white rear LF springs and am having trouble getting my ride height down to anything close to 20mm, more like 24-25mm. Are they stock 1dot springs shorter in length than 2.75" does anyone know off hand?
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Old 05-05-2015, 01:02 PM   #8168
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Run a front sway bar and widen the car. I would start with a 1.6 front bar and go from there. No front bar and low roll center will be a lot of roll in the front and inside rear will come off the ground. You can raise the front roll center to get the car flatter in the front but it might be too twitchy.
Thanks! Just got the sway bar and wider hubs in the mail.

Going to try them this weekend.

One more question though, I need to mount tires on new wheels since I will need 12mm hubs. For a high traction track, would open cell or closed cell foams be better? I would think closed cell since it is stiffer but I'm usually wrong about these things.
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Thanks! Just got the sway bar and wider hubs in the mail.

Going to try them this weekend.

One more question though, I need to mount tires on new wheels since I will need 12mm hubs. For a high traction track, would open cell or closed cell foams be better? I would think closed cell since it is stiffer but I'm usually wrong about these things.
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I just bought the optional aluminum rear uprights and I didn't realize that I would need spacers to make them fit.

Can anyone tell me what total spacer height I would need to equate to the camber position of the original plastic carriers? The setup sheet from Bayer uses the aluminum carriers but doesn't mention which or how many spacers to use on top.

I also noticed the hinge pin area is narrower so I will need to space that out as well but I can trial and error those spacers.
I'm pretty sure it's 4mm.
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I'm pretty sure it's 4mm.
I tend to agree with TV, as I believe as well that it is 4mm.
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can someone post a link to the front support for the shock tower that reinforces the top of diff case,cant find one in the states.

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can someone post a link to the front support for the shock tower that reinforces the top of diff case,cant find one in the states.
http://www.warny.pt/store/xray-xb4-b...ny?search=xray
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Old 05-07-2015, 04:05 PM   #8175
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Hey everyone I have a question about Exotek for this buggy. Can I use the Exotek parts that for the XB4 on the XB4 2015? The reason I ask because I see that XB4 and the 2015 has change a bit..

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