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Old 04-20-2006, 12:31 PM   #46
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Pro 4 length i think...
Be my guess... Tamiyas answer to stop TRF drivers using Cyclone/pro4 arms on carpet...
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Old 04-20-2006, 12:33 PM   #47
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Pro 4 length i think...
yep isnt the cyclone/pro4 arms 1mm shorter?
suspension geo is almost the same apart from this
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Dissin' the Evo5 over a cad drawing, way to go
And your trying to tell me that all the previos cad drawings were that much different from the production cars. Mr. Almighty dawgmeat.
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Maybe the shorter arms are just a LW version of the standard suspension seeing as how the standard suspension is shorter than the LW. It's not like you can toss the standard arms on a MS/MSX or Evo IV. You can't achieve wheelbase if you do.
You can use the short (std) arms if you use the TA04 SS front arms.# 53578 Hard arm set, and std rear arms to get the proper wheel base.
Did this on my ex EvoIV, was a lot stronger for a board track.
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Old 04-20-2006, 04:13 PM   #50
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You can use the short (std) arms if you use the TA04 SS front arms.# 53578 Hard arm set, and std rear arms to get the proper wheel base.
Did this on my ex EvoIV, was a lot stronger for a board track.
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Yes, I have done the same as well. But it's not very adjustable after that...
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Old 04-20-2006, 08:49 PM   #51
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Doesn't look like anything special. Looks like almost all the other shafts out there. So, they made the bulk heads lighter, and put a new steering system on it. If, you didn't like the EVO4, you won't like this car either. And for the people who think shaft is faster than belt in stock, just look at all the races around the world to see what is really winning. And ain't shaft cars. But, to all the tamiya racers have fun spending another $400.00 on a car that is no faster than the EVO4. Tamiya's best handing shaft car is still the EVO3 version.
I hate to be the one to point it out but it's not the cars winning races, it's the drivers. How many big named sponsored drivers does X-Ray have vs the number Tamiya has?? The numbers don't match, plain and simple! The belt vs shaft debate will go on forever, give it up.
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I hate to be the one to point it out but it's not the cars winning races, it's the drivers. How many big named sponsored drivers does X-Ray have vs the number Tamiya has?? The numbers don't match, plain and simple! The belt vs shaft debate will go on forever, give it up.

dont agree,equipment has to be as good as the driver.
otherwise why get all these drivers saying ive gone up woteva amount of positions since i got this car?yes bc its newer of woteva but equipment matters.
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WOW that is what i call LOW, the top deck is lower than the motor and look low it is compared to the spur gear......those shocks towers look like 415MS or MSX shock towers, interesting to see what the final product with some more detailed shots would be...
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Interesting mention about shock towers. Maybe for a hint to some of you guys with both 415MSX and Evo4... The Evo4 shock tower "if" placed on a MSX... would sit lower than the MSX tower.

Nice to see lower CoG. And the transponder mount always a personal to be attached. Looking forward to it!
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Old 04-26-2006, 01:40 PM   #57
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Looks like a June 14 release... cool
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Looks like a June 14 release... cool
kilruf..where'd you get the release info? link please
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Ask, and you shall receive!

http://tamiya.com/japan/news/news0606/news1.htm#58371
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It might be best to say June 17th though... But for use US customers.. depends on when SpeedtechRC gets them in stock!!
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