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Old 11-01-2007, 04:18 PM   #15451
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yeah..it does use the same suspension arms, hubs, and a few miscellaneous parts but overall the car handles different than a pro4. It does not seem to have as much push as the pro4 does center off. Has better turn in also.
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Old 11-09-2007, 12:52 PM   #15452
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The Pro 4 and the TC 4 is the Best Shaft Drive Kits/Cars ever made.
-I have a Pro 4 and i can say it`s a good kit/car with every motor. . .and the price makes it even better.
- -Watch-out for Parts Support......They`re on a LOW.

I own a TB Evo 5 and I`ve ran a Kyosho TF -5. . . . .They don`t have Nothing on the Pro 4.
-The Evo 5 just looks Nice.

I retired My Pro 4 - Hara. It`s too good to beat-up.

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Old 11-09-2007, 01:59 PM   #15453
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I hear good things about the STR4 Pro II alot as well...

...and i didnt hear as many good things about the TC4 (i run a heavily upgraded TC3 myself, the tc4 didnt impress me).


but back on topic!




Pro4s are fast. <_< >_>
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Old 11-20-2007, 01:40 PM   #15454
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Just my .02 cents here guys but I converted my Pro 4 to accept xxx-s hubs and C's they are alot more durable alot more available and it puts a more favorable steering akerman to it and gets rid of alot of the push in turns . Retired it for a X-ray fk05 then brought it back for better lap times and more wins . Now it will be permanently retired because I no longer race carpet only nitro if anyone is interested I'd be willing to let it go for a song to someone that will use it right and not just bash the hell out of it in their driveway , if thats the case I'll leave it all pretty and on the shelf enjoying it's retirement lol
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:21 AM   #15455
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How can I actually set the caster settings??? Which is more advantages to use as in the degrees???

What difference does each degrees of caster does to the feel of the car????
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:24 AM   #15456
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Caster is set with different degree C Hubs. Its something to do with how stable the car steering is and how the steering will return back to a neutral (center) position.

It would be a pain to change out the C-Hubs each time i would leave them at 4 degrees which is pretty standard.
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Old 01-16-2008, 02:18 AM   #15457
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How can I actually set the caster settings??? Which is more advantages to use as in the degrees???

What difference does each degrees of caster does to the feel of the car????
0deg = Best initial turn in
6deg = Best on-power steering

More castor puts more weight on the front outside tire proportional to steering angle. I've tried 2deg, 4deg, and 6deg. I like the 6deg the best. I can put the power down earlier in a turn. Helps when you don't hit the corner quite right.
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Old 01-16-2008, 05:49 AM   #15458
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Caster is set with different degree C Hubs. Its something to do with how stable the car steering is and how the steering will return back to a neutral (center) position.

It would be a pain to change out the C-Hubs each time i would leave them at 4 degrees which is pretty standard.
Yea mangoman I know what you mean but in this case I broke my 4 degrees C-hubs....

That is why I asked coz I still have the 0,2 and 6 degrees C-hubs in spare....So instead of buying a new 4 degrees C-hubs, could I use the rest of the available hubs???

What difference should I expect??? Negative or positive difference???

Thnx dudes.....that was a quick reply guys.....
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0deg = Best initial turn in
6deg = Best on-power steering

More castor puts more weight on the front outside tire proportional to steering angle. I've tried 2deg, 4deg, and 6deg. I like the 6deg the best. I can put the power down earlier in a turn. Helps when you don't hit the corner quite right.
Would it be the same with a spool, oneway diff and ball diff using 6deg ???? I just put a spool in my car and would like to try 6deg an would like to know what to expect before I do it. I am running on carpet with rubber if that matters.
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Old 01-17-2008, 12:40 AM   #15460
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Yea mangoman I know what you mean but in this case I broke my 4 degrees C-hubs....

That is why I asked coz I still have the 0,2 and 6 degrees C-hubs in spare....So instead of buying a new 4 degrees C-hubs, could I use the rest of the available hubs???

What difference should I expect??? Negative or positive difference???

Thnx dudes.....that was a quick reply guys.....

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Old 01-18-2008, 03:01 AM   #15462
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If your racing indoor foam I like the 6deg. If your racing indoor rubber I like 4deg. I also like 4deg on asphalt. What I do to get those degs. is to use the hub Carrier with the next lowest deg. and shim the front hinge block 1mm higher. This will add a little pro-dive, which will give you some off-power and mid-corner steering, at the same time advancing the caster near the desired amount of caster.
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Old 01-18-2008, 03:33 AM   #15463
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my HPI PRO 4 X2 is on sell now........ if you interest it, pm me. thank you!
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Old 01-18-2008, 05:39 AM   #15464
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No man its like I broke my 4 degrees C-hubs and I was wondering would I be able to use my other C-hubs which is 0,2 & 6 degrees instead of buying a new 4 degree C-hubs???

Which should I use??? What difference should I be able to feel???

Btw, Im racing on asphalt with rubber tyres.....thnx in advance....

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No man its like I broke my 4 degrees C-hubs and I was wondering would I be able to use my other C-hubs which is 0,2 & 6 degrees instead of buying a new 4 degree C-hubs???

Which should I use??? What difference should I be able to feel???

Btw, Im racing on asphalt with rubber tyres.....thnx in advance....

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Do you want more initial steering or more exit steering?

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