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Old 10-30-2015, 12:51 AM   #10081
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I race outdoors on a rough 1/8 track and my carbon chassis has held up well. I did put the Avid protector on it after a few runs though.
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Old 10-30-2015, 05:33 AM   #10082
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Questions. For u guys.... what does a guys have to do, to Post on the buy or trade thread , around here
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Old 10-30-2015, 06:35 AM   #10083
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Why is that people sell these for more than they cost? I think that you can get one for $350-360 w/coupon at Tower. I'm considering buying one. What makes them so much better than anything else? I for one run outdoors and would buy the aluminum chassis because CF would get pretty torn up after a a single battery pack. I'm also curious to see how these do with the Schelle chassis.
What has made the car more enjoyable for me is the reliability. I have finished all but one race with this car , which I cannot say for the other 4 wheelers I have owned. I like the shock towers , and I really like the way the arms are attached to the bulkheads. The screw arrangement he came up with is pretty strong , adjustable , and pretty quick to work on . I like the arms too , really strong so far. I have slop in my rear arms finally , but I bought the car used and have no idea how much time is really on them. I have the shorty config on the car , and run it on a small clay track with a 5.5 on wed nights . Every other time I run the car , its on a large outdoor 1/8 track and I change nothing but tires and add timing to the esc. The parts are cheap in my opinion, and I am impressed with the fit and finish of most of the car. I have a chassis skin on the car and have no issues outdoors with the carbon and its a abrasive track.

What I don't like is a short list ....

I hate the stock body , the stock spur gear, the stock shock caps, and motor mount. The slop in the car actually doesn't bother me , but it sure makes others think you bought a pos. Which is funny because the 1/8 losi's are sloppy and people think they are gold ... go figure.
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Old 10-30-2015, 09:44 AM   #10084
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^^ What he said!
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Old 10-30-2015, 11:56 AM   #10085
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^^ What he said!
+1 except im still on original spur.
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Old 10-30-2015, 02:05 PM   #10086
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Questions. For u guys.... what does a guys have to do, to Post on the buy or trade thread , around here
The first section of the For Sale Rules should answer your questions. It's one of the stickies at the top of that forum.

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Old 10-30-2015, 06:26 PM   #10087
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Anyone notice how notchy the center diff is compared to the front and rear?
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Old 10-30-2015, 07:13 PM   #10088
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The first section of the For Sale Rules should answer your questions. It's one of the stickies at the top of that forum.

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Old 10-31-2015, 01:30 PM   #10089
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I run on a carpet track and this past weekend we had our Halloween Havoc race. I haven't got much time on the carpet as I would have like to have had. My wheeler has pretty much the Tessman setup on it except for a couple of different tweaks for the track. I noticed that it wants to 3 wheel bad! All the time! and I am constantly fight it. My question is would it be better to get the new HB +6mm carbon chassis with the thicker top decks? Or would it be better to get an aluminum chassis? Like the + 4 Schelle, or Avid? And would changing the chassis help slow down the weight transfer? Please and thank you for any advice!
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Old 10-31-2015, 03:07 PM   #10090
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I lost a shock collar. Does anyone know if another brand of collar will fit? I can't find a hot bodies collar for sale without having to buy the whole shock package. Thanks.
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Old 10-31-2015, 04:06 PM   #10091
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I run on a carpet track and this past weekend we had our Halloween Havoc race. I haven't got much time on the carpet as I would have like to have had. My wheeler has pretty much the Tessman setup on it except for a couple of different tweaks for the track. I noticed that it wants to 3 wheel bad! All the time! and I am constantly fight it. My question is would it be better to get the new HB +6mm carbon chassis with the thicker top decks? Or would it be better to get an aluminum chassis? Like the + 4 Schelle, or Avid? And would changing the chassis help slow down the weight transfer? Please and thank you for any advice!
Schelle also makes a +4 carbon chassis.
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Old 11-01-2015, 09:34 AM   #10092
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I run on a carpet track and this past weekend we had our Halloween Havoc race. I haven't got much time on the carpet as I would have like to have had. My wheeler has pretty much the Tessman setup on it except for a couple of different tweaks for the track. I noticed that it wants to 3 wheel bad! All the time! and I am constantly fight it. My question is would it be better to get the new HB +6mm carbon chassis with the thicker top decks? Or would it be better to get an aluminum chassis? Like the + 4 Schelle, or Avid? And would changing the chassis help slow down the weight transfer? Please and thank you for any advice!
I understand a longer stiffer chassis is best on carpet, but the 3 wheel problem your having might be due to sway bars not having enough play. Move collars in more and make sure free to move under full compression.
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Old 11-02-2015, 08:52 AM   #10093
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Exotek Part # 1535

Xray Part # XRA362290

These bushings also replace the bushings in the front hub carriers
Thanks for this info RENOV8R!!! The parts came in and I can't believe how this improved the steering linkage! Along with the Exotek steering rack I am just tickled to bits how much slop was removed.
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Old 11-02-2015, 09:40 AM   #10094
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I am going to be buying some de wheels for my buggy, what wheel hex's do I need to get?
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Old 11-02-2015, 02:27 PM   #10095
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Get the DE wheels for the 22-4 and use the stock hex. Same offset as stock wheels
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