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Old 03-29-2016, 03:10 AM   #10771
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Ok here is a pic of what I am talking about. I have the thicker bushes in at the top here and you can see it is already close, if I have the thinner ones up top then it hits the arm. Surely this cannot be right?
no one has this problem?
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:55 PM   #10772
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Looks liike your castor blocks are in the wrong sides. .
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Old 03-30-2016, 03:45 PM   #10773
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Looks liike your castor blocks are in the wrong sides. .
Thanks BDRMBULLY, I wondered this too, but from the manual it is a little hard to determine which one is left and right, to me it looks like I have it correct according to the manual pictures. I checked for other images and it seems you may be right, it was my next and last thing I could think of changing. Will have a go this weekend. Thanks again BDRMBULLY
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Old 03-30-2016, 05:42 PM   #10774
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Thanks BDRMBULLY, I wondered this too, but from the manual it is a little hard to determine which one is left and right, to me it looks like I have it correct according to the manual pictures. I checked for other images and it seems you may be right, it was my next and last thing I could think of changing. Will have a go this weekend. Thanks again BDRMBULLY
The blocks are actually marked L or R plus the degrees
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Old 03-31-2016, 02:46 AM   #10775
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No prob bud i help when i can . You seemed a lil stressed about it. Im sure most of us have done it at some point or another. (I have with a 502x)
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Old 03-31-2016, 04:07 AM   #10776
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The blocks are actually marked L or R plus the degrees
I didn't notice and I usually check for that, I will kick myself if they do, I always am never sure at which way they look at the car for left and right, from the front or back.

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No prob bud i help when i can . You seemed a lil stressed about it. Im sure most of us have done it at some point or another. (I have with a 502x)
+1 on that, and in hindsight probably should have thought of swapping them around to see, oh well live and learn and should have known better.
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So guys, pulling the trigger on a new kit, the D413 is gone. Any "must haves" when ordering for spares or upgrades? Will be mostly ran on carpet. Also for a Savox is there a preferred aluminum servo arm or not necessary? Thanks in advance for any input!
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Old 03-31-2016, 05:49 PM   #10778
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No prob bud i help when i can . You seemed a lil stressed about it. Im sure most of us have done it at some point or another. (I have with a 502x)
BBully is correct as most everyone makes mistakes. I do all the time, especially when I am rushing or worn out as that's a recipe for building things wrong and thus not catching the issue quickly.

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Old 03-31-2016, 05:57 PM   #10779
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So guys, pulling the trigger on a new kit, the D413 is gone. Any "must haves" when ordering for spares or upgrades? Will be mostly ran on carpet. Also for a Savox is there a preferred aluminum servo arm or not necessary? Thanks in advance for any input!
Racers edge makes a nice alu horn that is symmetrically the same as the kits plastic horn. Running on carpet you may want to pick up some springs dialed for carpet. Mckune Slipper pads are great. I would order a front shock tower protector from Morgan at Specticle Engineering. It's really great as it keeps the card from snagging the carpet when one flips. Also other benefits as well. 12 degree casters. As far as spares parts: extra spur gears, front arms maybe some extra hinge pins. The XB4 is really tough thus you don't need tons of spare parts.
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Old 04-01-2016, 11:14 AM   #10780
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Are the 363352/363351 rear uprights the same geometry as the 2016 363353 uprights aside from the vertical ball stud? Xray lists them as an option part for both the 2015 & 2016, but the stock hubs are different between those models.
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The "center hole" first appeared on the aluminum hubs and then on the 2016 they changed from the two hole options to the one "center hole" on the plastic hubs. Aluminum hubs = 2016 hubs other than the horizontal vs vertical ball stud mounting type.
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Perfect. Thanks for the clarification.
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Old 04-01-2016, 01:53 PM   #10783
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Racers edge makes a nice alu horn that is symmetrically the same as the kits plastic horn. Running on carpet you may want to pick up some springs dialed for carpet. Mckune Slipper pads are great. I would order a front shock tower protector from Morgan at Specticle Engineering. It's really great as it keeps the card from snagging the carpet when one flips. Also other benefits as well. 12 degree casters. As far as spares parts: extra spur gears, front arms maybe some extra hinge pins. The XB4 is really tough thus you don't need tons of spare parts.
Thanks for that info.

So 12 degree casters are only available in alum. that I can find. Does anyone know it the exotec 12 degree will fit a 16 model?? I'd rather pay 34$ a pair over $43 each.
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Old 04-01-2016, 03:17 PM   #10784
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hi all
i have picked up a "15". looking for a starting setup for outdoor hardpack dusty sometimes loose.
is the clay basic setup for indoor clay with slicks type of clay or outdoor?
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Old 04-01-2016, 08:53 PM   #10785
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ok back to square one, I had started to doubt my ability for a little while.
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The blocks are actually marked L or R plus the degrees
Yes this is correct and after checking I actually had them on the correct sides.

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Looks liike your castor blocks are in the wrong sides. .
Unfortunately after swapping them around I found that they were actually fitted to the correct sides as caster was way off and didn't look correct, you can see in the pics.
So my original problem still exists (see pic) with steering blocks hitting the arms if I want to change roll centre with short bushings on the top.
Can anyone upload an image of their front end in this area so I can get a comparison? Also could it be that the ride height is just too high? Although that seems a bit strange that it would be limited like that.
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