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Old 10-08-2015, 01:25 AM   #6181
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I have a quick question, I'm currently running AE cars & I'm thinking over changing brands to the BD7.

Question: Do I get the 15' model or wait and see if there is a 16' version?

I can't make up my mind, any help/opinions appreciated!

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Old 10-08-2015, 02:08 AM   #6182
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As far as I know, there will be a 2016 version (probably coming in december) - how much difference it will make, or how much it will cost... no one knows yet.

The 2015 is still a great car though, so if you want a new car now, there should be nothing wrong with a 2015 - if you can wait for 2-3 months you may as well wait for the 2016 version.
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Old 10-08-2015, 02:39 AM   #6183
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Unless your AE is completely useless, I would wait for the '16. It's only a couple of months wait, anyway.
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Old 10-11-2015, 11:43 PM   #6184
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Thanks guys, that was the idea....Until yesterday when I got to drive a 15' - ordered one last night

Got the Floating servo, dual front driveshafts, Short arms, Ti turnbuckles and all the springs - anything else I could need to upgrade? Keeping in mind its only going to be used for Stock (21,5T blinky)...
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Old 10-12-2015, 06:45 AM   #6185
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Thanks guys, that was the idea....Until yesterday when I got to drive a 15' - ordered one last night

Got the Floating servo, dual front driveshafts, Short arms, Ti turnbuckles and all the springs - anything else I could need to upgrade? Keeping in mind its only going to be used for Stock (21,5T blinky)...
I like the low friction shock balls. They are really smooth and less sticky under a load. Plus they are ultra light (about 3-4 low frictions shock balls is the same weight as one steel shock ball )

Short shocks are somewhat popular in stock, but I feel like every time I run them... I can get the longer shocks to be faster. That is just my opinion though.

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Has anyone noticed that the rear track on their BD7 is less than the from standard by 2+ mm. I have and wonder if I have something wrong in my car.
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Old 10-12-2015, 07:30 PM   #6187
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Has anyone noticed that the rear track on their BD7 is less than the from standard by 2+ mm. I have and wonder if I have something wrong in my car.

That's by design and has been discussed earlier. A lot of other cars are doing this to mimic the Yokomo geometry.
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Old 10-12-2015, 07:38 PM   #6188
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Does kimbrough spur gears fit on the bd7?

Also, is a 4.0 fdr too slow for 17.5?

I only have a 100t spur and a 50t pinion. Is it better to get a larger pinion or smaller spur?
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For 17.5 blinky I generally used a 96 spur and started a final ratio around 3.8 for indoors carpet. As for Kimbrough, I don't remember if they allow 4 hole bolt pattern or not, but looking at pictures I would say No they don't work. I would stick with the Panaracer or Xenon spurs.
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For 17.5 blinky I generally used a 96 spur and started a final ratio around 3.8 for indoors carpet. As for Kimbrough, I don't remember if they allow 4 hole bolt pattern or not, but looking at pictures I would say No they don't work. I would stick with the Panaracer or Xenon spurs.
For sure xenon will work? They have them in stock at my local
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I use Xenon exclusively.
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I use Xenon exclusively.
Ok. They don't have 96

Would Robinson racing work? Or any other brand?
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Do they have 98 or 94? I don't know which version of Robinson. Do they have HPI spurs? They are basically Panaracer spurs.
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Do they have 98 or 94? I don't know which version of Robinson. Do they have HPI spurs? They are basically Panaracer spurs.
They don't have anything in the 90s I don't think so on the hpi. I can check. They have X-ray as well
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They have associated and calandra racing
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