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Old 07-20-2015, 11:43 PM   #14626
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Have a SCT and new to buggy. Just bought my first since an 89 losi jrx2. . Have a savox 1258 in a basher. Is that a good servo for the b5m? need to work on driving before getting too notch gear. Thanks!
Any standard size servo will work just fine.
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Gonna be building a lite kit this week. Are most people ditching the aluminum axels for titanium ones? I had the exotek front axels on my last b5m but they went with it when i sold the roller.
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Gonna be building a lite kit this week. Are most people ditching the aluminum axels for titanium ones? I had the exotek front axels on my last b5m but they went with it when i sold the roller.
I haven't heard of anybody replacing the aluminum axles for titanium, at least here or at the track I visit anyway. I will say I am impressed with how strong they actually are. I was a little nervous about the durability of them too. With me being a novice driver, I crash probably more often than you do and they have held up great - to the point that I don't even carry a spare and I am a spare parts hoarder.
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:19 AM   #14629
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I just broke an aluminum axle on Friday. It was my fault. I think they are ok. The Ti ones are better and that's what I'm replacing the aluminum with. That being said, I'd keep the stock Lite axles until its time to replace them. They've proven to be durable enough.
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ordered my B5M light last night anything I should look at for the kit build many I have talked to say to build the kit as is but figured I would ask for opinion here
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ordered my B5M light last night anything I should look at for the kit build many I have talked to say to build the kit as is but figured I would ask for opinion here
The kit is fine as is, but, consider the surface you're running on. You may want to add a brass bulkhead if you're on carpet, or brass rear arm mounts if you run low traction, or cut the cradle to accept inline setup before you screw it on. But nothing is needed off the bat
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Now that the "fox" shocks have been out for a min,I am curious, to what people that have tried them think about them. Getting ready to pull the trigger on them and just can't make mind up on what shafts to get. From what I understand the chrome shock shafts will be smoother while the tin will last longer. Anybody tried both?
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They're smoother than the stockers and I run the TiN shafts. They're similar in feel to a Kyosho shock.
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The kit is fine as is, but, consider the surface you're running on. You may want to add a brass bulkhead if you're on carpet, or brass rear arm mounts if you run low traction, or cut the cradle to accept inline setup before you screw it on. But nothing is needed off the bat
I run on high bite clay at SRS in phoenix mostly, so may just build it out of the box and upgrade parts as needed, just wanted to make sure I wasn't going to have to tear it down again to put in a minor part the day after I build it, of course I have done that many times also
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the only item I found worth replacing was the slipper unit. the schelle/avid clutch works amazingly consistent.
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I run on high bite clay at SRS in phoenix mostly, so may just build it out of the box and upgrade parts as needed, just wanted to make sure I wasn't going to have to tear it down again to put in a minor part the day after I build it, of course I have done that many times also
Slider I run at SRS too and the stock setup will be fine for now. Just make you use slicks for your tires. I use Primes

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PRIMES for everything at SRS for sure LOL
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PRIMES for everything at SRS for sure LOL
anyone used primes on carpet track, wondering how they work
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They're smoother than the stockers and I run the TiN shafts. They're similar in feel to a Kyosho shock.
Any specific reason you went with the TiN shafts?
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Rumor is they last longer....TBD
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I run on high bite clay at SRS in phoenix mostly, so may just build it out of the box and upgrade parts as needed, just wanted to make sure I wasn't going to have to tear it down again to put in a minor part the day after I build it, of course I have done that many times also
if you dont want to tear it apart after building, build with xrings. You can get by with the kit pistons. And you already have some spring kits. just watch the video on the ball cups. and build it with pucks if you plant to go 17.5, or leave it if you plan to run mod with me
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