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Old 09-11-2014, 11:40 PM   #7876
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He said "super slippery" right, something most of us never run on.... I appreciate people are trying to find improvement to the car to fit their local conditions, and sharing the results.

Again, many are getting both cars, some get one of them and work from there...
It wasn't a derogatory comment I appreciate his ingenuity. I have run on some slick tracks.
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Thank you for the comments .

At the moment I don't have a lot of money so I can't really afford a new pack for weight distribution purpose only... I'm not paying for the brass so....

Here's the "mark II" :





150g that one () with the shorty the car weights 1700g dead.

Indeed the B5 would be a better solution than this but this weight is for the 15% of the time where we go on super slippery polished concrete otherwise it is carpet and astro.
I needed something quick to add/remove and cheaper than owning a b5 and b5m.

I tried it with no weight the 85g and 150g on our workshop floor (polished concrete again) and the 150g felt the best. Again this could be an impression and needs to be verified at the next club meeting. The 150g weight gave the car very much a point and shoot feeling. I could turn very sharp and faster to me.
Slight drift into corner and then full throttle out almost .

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I would buy something like that. Looks nice.
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Old 09-12-2014, 10:50 AM   #7878
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How does your car drive mschumi101? I would think that your shocks are too tight. They need to have some play in them when your turning hard and the shock is compressed, that's why they have essentially a ball socket on top and bottom. The o rings are probably limiting their function a little bit.
The car drives great! I just thought that the shocks had too much play in them. The o-rings are very soft so they can easily bend and allow the shock to pivot or move forward and back if needed. But they help to keep it in relatively the same place so its not drastically shifting. It still pivots on the ball underneath just fine- haven't had a problem with it yet!

I can't recall whether I used the stock red o-rings from the kit (I use x-rings in shocks) or whether they were older red o-rings from my TC5 kits... I know the TC5 o-rings are softer, so I may have used those.
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Old 09-12-2014, 03:19 PM   #7879
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Maybe we should give the #1 post to George.

(EDIT... Any nominations for new post #1 holder? Somebody who wants to take the time and who will be running this car for a long while? Nominations? Already have one for RCBuddha... Send me a PM if you have any ideas)
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Old 09-12-2014, 03:32 PM   #7880
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Old 09-12-2014, 03:50 PM   #7881
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Maybe we should give the #1 post to George.
Hey Brandon....first I want to Apologize to all the B5 and B5M owners on this thread.......

When this thread began I was super excited to try and be a positive influence through controlling the first post.......unfortunately I have obligations now that i didn't have then and truthfully I'm just not able to keep up with youtube / actually racing rc/ work and everything else so something had to give....

As anyone can see......I haven't updated it in quite a while and to be honest i haven't been following the B5 and B5M threads all that much.....Ive been reviewing other buggies like the serpent , kyosho and very soon the tlr 22 2.0.

I understand that many people have asked for someone new in regards to updating the first post....... I completely understand and agree.

Brandon if you could please re-assign the thread. Shame on me I should have been more careful before obligating myself to this.

- Jason

P.S. For all you B5 and B5M owners......just a quick FYI...I didn't abandon the B5M because it is inferior in anyway......IT'S a VERY VERY GOOD PLATFORM!

I just like to try other stuff and share it with the world through my youtube channel.
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http://www.xfactorystore.com/product-p/xf-i105.htm

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Soooo..Where does the B5M leave X-Factory actually? As far as the 2wd buggy class. Before the B5m they seemed to be moving towards becoming more of a complete car company vs. making conversions. Now it seems AE put a big hole in that boat. Their CF B5m chassis looks fantastic but AE also has the ability to engineer their own CF chassis within a couple weeks and have it programed into a CNC in a day.

Again, their stuff is cool but it would seem to me they took a big hit as far as where they were taking the company.

For obvious reason I'm asking here and not in the X-Factory thread..The Mafia would put a hit out on me
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I recently got my b5m and just got it put together today but i dont have any electronics for it yet. I was thinking about getting the airtronics mx-v radio/receiver is that a good radio? This is the first kit car ive built, i usually buy rtr's, so i dont know what to get for it. i havent made any decisions on esc/motors yet.
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I recently got my b5m and just got it put together today but i dont have any electronics for it yet. I was thinking about getting the airtronics mx-v radio/receiver is that a good radio? This is the first kit car ive built, i usually buy rtr's, so i dont know what to get for it. i havent made any decisions on esc/motors yet.
We have 2 MX-V's in the family, one in my wife's T4.1 and one in my boy's RC18T2. They have both been perfect for us so far, no issues. I have been using Airtronics radios and servos for a few years now and have been very happy with them. Good range, no glitches and they have been rock solid. Futaba makes nice stuff also, I used their radios and servos before switching to Airtronics. For the price I think the MX-V is a good radio to start with and will serve you well.
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We have 2 MX-V's in the family, one in my wife's T4.1 and one in my boy's RC18T2. They have both been perfect for us so far, no issues. I have been using Airtronics radios and servos for a few years now and have been very happy with them. Good range, no glitches and they have been rock solid. Futaba makes nice stuff also, I used their radios and servos before switching to Airtronics. For the price I think the MX-V is a good radio to start with and will serve you well.
Thanks, the thing that caught my interest is all the stuff it can do at a reasonable price. Now i just got to get a motor, esc and servo
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Soooo..Where does the B5M leave X-Factory actually?
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I think you posted just to look at your avatar again Kraig..lol
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Any notice the bump steer on there car.I push down on the front and the tires toe out..I might try a spacer under the ball stud on the outside steering arm...good/bad
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