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Old 05-05-2016, 02:16 PM   #10981
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http://www.exotekracing.com/xb4-12mm...ar-2-9mm-wide/

Using Kyo/AE rear wheels and ZX6 front wheels. Going by the stated width from the Exo site.
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Old 05-07-2016, 10:55 AM   #10982
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Shocked I still have my Xb4, and still losing this much money. Whats going on haha.
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Old 05-08-2016, 10:46 AM   #10983
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How often do outdrives need to be replaced on this buggy.? New to 4wd buggy and would like to know the cost of maintaining in a season? I'm not a wrenched to say the least which is most the reason I have run 2wd. Level run all one brand for ease the brain damage. Just switched to Xray xb2 carpet and dirt. How much will I be spending maintaining this thing? Love Xray but this vehicle will rarely get raced - mostly for fun. Thx all!


QUOTE=Dan;14519761]http://www.exotekracing.com/xb4-12mm...ar-2-9mm-wide/

Using Kyo/AE rear wheels and ZX6 front wheels. Going by the stated width from the Exo site.[/QUOTE]

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How often do outdrives need to be replaced on this buggy.? New to 4wd buggy and would like to know the cost of maintaining in a season? I'm not a wrenched to say the least which is most the reason I have run 2wd. Level run all one brand for ease the brain damage. Just switched to Xray xb2 carpet and dirt. How much will I be spending maintaining this thing? Thx all!


QUOTE=Dan;14519761]http://www.exotekracing.com/xb4-12mm...ar-2-9mm-wide/

Using Kyo/AE rear wheels and ZX6 front wheels. Going by the stated width from the Exo site.
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Outdrives are $38 a pair. For me they usually last about 1 year. That's running a 5.5 on high bite. Ymmv.
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Old 05-08-2016, 12:01 PM   #10985
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Get the Hudy pin tool. if it's ever in stock at amain ever again. Regular pin replacement should make your outdrives last a year at least.
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Get the Hudy pin tool. if it's ever in stock at amain ever again. Regular pin replacement should make your outdrives last a year at least.
i got the last one
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Old 05-08-2016, 06:22 PM   #10988
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I have an early 2015 running a 5.5t every week on clay. Still on original outdrives. Change pins frequently, clean and lube with moly grease after every race(very thin layer).
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Are most here using the Hudy pin tool and changing the pins or are there other options? How often? Thx
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Are most here using the Hudy pin tool and changing the pins or are there other options? How often? Thx
I use the Hudy tool. Hard to say when to change them. I just check them every time I clean them. If they look a little flat I put new pins in.
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I use an arbor press for the Losi 5ive pins. Works for little cars as well. But the Hudy tool can be taken to the track where I have plenty of time to waste.
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For those of you who run the same XB4 on carpet and med-high bite clay (electrons or slicks - depending on track maintenance)

1. What plastic hardness are you using?
2. What setup changes are you making for each? Ride height, shock oils, diff oils, slipper/gear diff, etc - Any setup sheets for each?
3. What's the easiest way to set the car up for both and/or make changes.
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[QUOTE=JAE;14523528]Are most here using the Hudy pin tool and changing the pins or are there other options? How often? Thx[/QUOTE

I use the tool by Rc renew- works awesome! And cheaper than the hudy.
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You might want to look at Bruno's Worlds setup for ideas.
http://forum.teamxray.com/xform/inde...setup=xb4_2016

http://forum.teamxray.com/xsheets-se...p?mode=results

High grip is mostly stiffer springs and sway bars, with the slipper. The graphite composite parts are nice if you're running clean.
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Are most here using the Hudy pin tool and changing the pins or are there other options? How often? Thx
If you have a vise you can try to use this method.

https://youtu.be/uTE6GCa-ipU
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