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Old 01-11-2017, 05:47 AM   #11941
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I was actually recommend those springs by another driver that was running on smooth medium to high bite. For my driving style the car feels really good and responds quickly.
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:07 AM   #11942
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got the xb4 '17 built and ready to rock this friday. and man is the quality unreal.
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Old 01-11-2017, 07:05 AM   #11943
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I was actually recommend those springs by another driver that was running on smooth medium to high bite. For my driving style the car feels really good and responds quickly.
Yea after I installed them they seemed like they will work good. I haven't been to this track in awhile but if it is more of a rough track would I want to use softer springs or would the quicker rebound still be good because they will keep the tires in more contact with the ground after bumps? Or would it make the car bounce around more?
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If your running the 2x1.6/1.1 pistons you should be fine, they help rebound to keep tires and car in contact with the surface and traction.
Sounds like mainly just need to get some track time, practice and some battery packs thru the car and start breaking the car in.
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Old 01-12-2017, 01:19 PM   #11945
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If your running the 2x1.6/1.1 pistons you should be fine, they help rebound to keep tires and car in contact with the surface and traction.
Sounds like mainly just need to get some track time, practice and some battery packs thru the car and start breaking the car in.
Do you know about what cst the Losi 35w and 40w oil you recommended would convert to?
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I'm in need of some help guys if you can help. If you are running the 2+2 1.6 +1.1 pistons with 40 wt in front and 35 wt in rear, could you tell me if you are using any downstop & upstop shims and what stroke length. Thanks guys!
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Old 01-12-2017, 11:03 PM   #11947
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I'm in need of some help guys if you can help. If you are running the 2+2 1.6 +1.1 pistons with 40 wt in front and 35 wt in rear, could you tell me if you are using any downstop & upstop shims and what stroke length. Thanks guys!
What type of surface are you running on? I would suggest going to the xray site and using one of the setups posted by the team drivers. It will give you a good base setup to start with and you can adjust from there.
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Old 01-13-2017, 05:36 AM   #11948
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I'm in need of some help guys if you can help. If you are running the 2+2 1.6 +1.1 pistons with 40 wt in front and 35 wt in rear, could you tell me if you are using any downstop & upstop shims and what stroke length. Thanks guys!
I built mine per one of the setup sheets from Petit RC database and in the front shock only used 1mm downstop shim.
Also I didn't build per stroke length, I built shock per manual, which is basically a "dead" shock or emulsion style, low rebound
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Old 01-13-2017, 05:42 AM   #11949
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Do you know about what cst the Losi 35w and 40w oil you recommended would convert to?
Off hand I don't know what that converts to, I've been using the Losi oils for past 2yrs and like the feel of them better and plus easier to get from my LHS.
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Off hand I don't know what that converts to, I've been using the Losi oils for past 2yrs and like the feel of them better and plus easier to get from my LHS.
Search... durango cst oil chart.
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hey , any reccomendations on a saddle pack for an older XB4 ? midrange quality/cost.. thanks
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Old 01-13-2017, 04:16 PM   #11952
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I'm in need of some help guys if you can help. If you are running the 2+2 1.6 +1.1 pistons with 40 wt in front and 35 wt in rear, could you tell me if you are using any downstop & upstop shims and what stroke length. Thanks guys!
I still haven't run mine yet but I set it up like snwchris suggested (same pistons and oil you are asking about) and I used 1mm down stop and 3mm up stop which I believe is the setup the manual uses. I screwed the eyelet in with 1mm of thread showing on the shaft.
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hey , any reccomendations on a saddle pack for an older XB4 ? midrange quality/cost.. thanks
If you want excellent lipos , with tons of punch, higher mah than listed, etc, etc, thus while being affordable, check out RC Juice website and look at their HobbyStar lipo packs. Also Vant lipos from Dirt Cheap RC are excellent. Honestly I have owned all the top tier exspesive lipos and my Vant and HobbyStar are nothing short of excellent.
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Did some surfing and they look good thanks, just wanting to go try it again to see if i wanna get back into it. If not look for a barely used XB4 f/s : )
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What is the smallest motor you would run in mod?
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