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Old 04-11-2004, 05:48 PM   #3361
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For me the car was as competitive right out of the box with the instruction manual setup as I was the past several years with my Losi sedan. This was on an outdoor track. I cannot speak for carpet racers. As soon as HPI catches up with parts demand for spares there should be no cons.
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very competitive dislike not being able to drive because broke my hand riding motocross seen it won the north west regionals.
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Old 04-11-2004, 05:49 PM   #3363
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Thanks!

I am also curious to hear if the BMI chassis improves the car. I will be racing on carpet only for a long while..

thanks again for your input...
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Old 04-11-2004, 05:54 PM   #3364
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Guys...
Look at what happen...
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...&postid=817008

let me know what i should do...
Fellow Pro 4 racers...
I am in need of help and guidance...

please go to the thread and read and post...

thank you and i really appriciate you puttin gin your time...

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Old 04-11-2004, 06:08 PM   #3365
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Nice G10 WYD.....I remeber running one on my old B3....Great ESC, Large, but nice and punchy....

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Old 04-11-2004, 06:26 PM   #3366
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is the rear 2.5 and 2.o blocks available yet.
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Old 04-11-2004, 06:28 PM   #3367
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That gap is to prevent compress the bearings. I never have tweak problem when built mine.
Pops, did you tap all screw holes. I found out this can also give less pressure to the gearbox.
I just read the pro4 test by Xtreme RC Magazine. In the con section, they mention the chassis tweak when building the pro4.
Let me describe the "Gap" that I am seeing.

As an example take 2 sheets of paper, one on top of the other and lay them flat on a table. They will lay nice and flat if not bent. Now stick a pencil between the sheets. The one side still lays flat, the other is "warped".

It is an exaggerated example, but you get the idea.

I cannot fathom building a Car this way and be happy with it. My Buddies that have converted (Woven Graphite double Deck) TC3 Chassis, have had no such problems like this.

Am I asking for too much to expect my Car to be tweak free?

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Old 04-11-2004, 06:51 PM   #3368
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Pops,

I had the same concerns with the gear box when building mine...and as a test, I bought additional gear boxes. I've put them together, in different configurations, and every time, there is a small gap, which dissappears when you tighten the gearbox down. I agree with Aku-Man, I think it helps prevent the bearings from getting pinched. I've noticed no ill effects from it having the gap, so I think you should be fine.

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After I tighten the gearbox(upper deck and everything), I can still see gap on mine. Both sides are pretty equal.
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Old 04-11-2004, 07:25 PM   #3370
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Nice G10 WYD.....I remeber running one on my old B3....Great ESC, Large, but nice and punchy....

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Thankyou. I just bought them used and in as close to mint as one could want. Very happy to race with them again. I really like how easy it is to program.
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pro 4 on sale at ultimate hobbies... anyone ever deal with em b4?
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Old 04-11-2004, 10:08 PM   #3372
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What do you guys mean by gap between gear boxes?
here is mine
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chuickboys - I haven't dealt with them. But I heard that they had bad shipping? I am not sure it could be changed now
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Old 04-11-2004, 10:09 PM   #3373
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Old 04-11-2004, 10:10 PM   #3375
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Rear left

O ya.. BTW, did anyone actually even go to that link and read about the little problem of mine?
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