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Old 01-13-2013, 12:51 PM   #811
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Servo saver? No, thanks.

Try to run without and feel direct drive. If you have a quality servo,you don't need, just put vbc horn.
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:53 PM   #812
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:17 PM   #813
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Yes, the new 'team' kit has all the hop ups included. But as previously stated, depending on your type of track you will need parts like:

C- hubs
Spindles
Arms

Now that the 'team' kit comes with the upgraded belts, you won't need to replace the kit belts. (but would be good to have a rear belt spare)

Also, it's a good idea to get the c-hub bushings (if the c-hub breaks and you lose them on the track).

I have been running the car in mod on large outdoor tracks and yet to break a single part due to crashing. But did break rear belts (even the upgraded ones, but that's part and parcel of mod racing). The DCJ cvds are awesome! They are tough as and they are a captured pin design (no grub screws)!!!

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Is this the dynamics edition? Any idea of the cost of the kit?
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:46 PM   #814
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what parts are included, anything good or cosmetic?

"VBC-1250 - VBC Racing Green WildFire Upgrade Set"
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Old 01-17-2013, 06:18 AM   #815
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what type of servo saver are you guys running on your vbc?
I put a small kimbrough ss on and i could not get the linkage to go all the way to the right,left was fine,so I put the stock servo arm on the servo,now i get steering in both direction,but no protection from wall hits on the wheel area.
I am running the Kimbrough mid size. I trimmed the corners for clearance.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:51 PM   #816
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Is this the dynamics edition? Any idea of the cost of the kit?
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what parts are included, anything good or cosmetic?

"VBC-1250 - VBC Racing Green WildFire Upgrade Set"
Hi there,

I am not sure on the cost of the new upgraded kit. The new kit has all the optional parts (except green alloy parts).

The green alloy parts upgrade kit includes all alloy parts except: suspension mounts, steering arms, and shims.

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Old 01-19-2013, 09:08 PM   #817
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Guys,

I'm wanting to run less than 2 degrees of rear toe in (high bite, VTA). Is there blocks for the rear that go below 2 degrees?

I'd like to be able to have 0, 1 and 1.5 blocks for the rear.

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Maybe you can use the suspension bracket from the front in the rear? They are available from 0 to 1 and should be the same width. I don't have a wildfire yet so maybe someone shoild measure first to be 100% sure?
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:51 PM   #819
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Hey Seth,

I see that there are new suspension blocks by VBC dynamics which will allow you to achieve the required toe angle.

There is also a chart on their website which shows which combinations to use.
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Hey Seth,

I see that there are new suspension blocks by VBC dynamics which will allow you to achieve the required toe angle.

There is also a chart on their website which shows which combinations to use.
Thanks for that. I looked on CRC's site but cant seem to find the blocks other than the standard 3 2.5 and 2 deg for the rear and only c0 for the front. Am I just missing them??

Thanks!
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Thanks for that. I looked on CRC's site but cant seem to find the blocks other than the standard 3 2.5 and 2 deg for the rear and only c0 for the front. Am I just missing them??

Thanks!
The new parts were announced, and we have ordered them. Once we have them, we will put them on the site.

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The new parts were announced, and we have ordered them. Once we have them, we will put them on the site.

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Thanks Brian!
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Hi Brian,

I sent VBC a mail last week asking if there are plans to change the material used on the two piece drive shafts to a type of spring steel. I have found that the current material tends to bend easily due to an impact.

Not sure if anyone else noticed the same thing?

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I just went and checked mine, and they are straight. I am still on pair number one, and I have hit my share of things. Are you using the hard front bumper?
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