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Old 04-19-2013, 08:52 AM   #3271
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Hi,

I'm about to buy a T4 and could use a little advice. I have most things covered, I think, but am struggling a little with a good esc. I have £100-150 to spend and will be running 13.5 blinky to start with. I'd prefer an esc that I can grow with rather than upgrading at a later date. I have no loyalty to brand so will consider anything. Whats worth spending on?

I'm also trying to work out pinion size. It's for an indoor carpet track with a 40-60m straight. Does the kit come with different spur sizes or will I have to buy extra and should I go for 48 dp or 64 dp?

Is there a detailed build log/vid out there with any good gems for this kit? Any help and advice welcome.

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Old 04-19-2013, 11:42 PM   #3272
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Just got these in stock, they work awesome and are very stealth.

RSD099 RSD XRAY T4 Universal Fan Mount

This RSD Aluminum Universal Fan Mount is designed to be used with your XRAY T4 and T3 line of vehicles. The Fan Mount installs on the chassis hole behind or infront of the motor intended to use the XRAY OEM Motor Guard.

The fan works with most 25, 30, 35 and 40mm fans. It is designed to be held in place by ONLY 1 screw on the chassis and 1 screw on the mount. It's design is simple, light weight and it makes working on your TC much easier.
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Old 04-20-2013, 03:15 AM   #3273
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Sweet! Looks like a clean setup. I'll be ordering one.
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Old 04-20-2013, 04:57 AM   #3274
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Ordered mine yesterday from Demon Power at 1330. Arrived this morning at 0930. I love that!

One problem, it's my birthday present from my wife and that's not till the 6th may. So it's been confiscated.

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Old 04-20-2013, 04:59 AM   #3275
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So I've got out my other pride and joy from winter storage and charged up some battery's. I'm a little rusty but its coming back.

The New Xray T4 '13-image.jpg
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Old 04-20-2013, 05:54 AM   #3276
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The carbon arms seem to be a popular choice for the T4 and in alot of circumstances they decrease laptimes.

So has anyone tried carbon c hubs, steering knuckles and hubs?

The TCXX stuff can be shimmed to have the same geometry, but the outer hinge pins are 2.5mm. Might measure some kyosho stuff up and see if its a direct fit.
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Old 04-20-2013, 06:17 AM   #3277
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The carbon arms seem to be a popular choice for the T4 and in alot of circumstances they decrease laptimes.

So has anyone tried carbon c hubs, steering knuckles and hubs?

The TCXX stuff can be shimmed to have the same geometry, but the outer hinge pins are 2.5mm. Might measure some kyosho stuff up and see if its a direct fit.
ARC make carbon parts for the R10, and would be a direct bolt on.
I was shocked how different the parts made the car feel. Not sure on lap times, but a much sharper feel.
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Old 04-20-2013, 06:37 AM   #3278
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Thanks for that, will have a look into it.

Thats how Xray market the different hardness parts. The softer stuff is easier to drive etc
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Old 04-20-2013, 08:37 AM   #3279
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Just got these in stock, they work awesome and are very stealth.

RSD099 RSD XRAY T4 Universal Fan Mount

This RSD Aluminum Universal Fan Mount is designed to be used with your XRAY T4 and T3 line of vehicles. The Fan Mount installs on the chassis hole behind or infront of the motor intended to use the XRAY OEM Motor Guard.

The fan works with most 25, 30, 35 and 40mm fans. It is designed to be held in place by ONLY 1 screw on the chassis and 1 screw on the mount. It's design is simple, light weight and it makes working on your TC much easier.
Who makes those wire ends?
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Who makes those wire ends?
QTEQ, available on Reflex Racing's site.

http://www.reflexracing.net/QTEQ-Pow...nals_c_76.html
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Ordered mine yesterday from Demon Power at 1330. Arrived this morning at 0930. I love that!

One problem, it's my birthday present from my wife and that's not till the 6th may. So it's been confiscated.

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Mine was a present also, I know how it feels to know its there but not be able to do anything with it... I was itchin like a crackhead to put it together and go race you'll find a way to get it LOL I did
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+1 on the T4, ran mine for the first time last weekend providing enjoyment and the ability to be competitive in Onroad racing vs. strugling to get the other car to perform at that level.

Christian: the RSD DCJ's were superb!
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Can someone help me by giving me a part list to convert my T3 2012 to a T4 please?

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Can someone help me by giving me a part list to convert my T3 2012 to a T4 please?

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All the bulkheads, chassis, topdeck, shocks, shock towers, motor mount.... There are enough changes to big ticket parts that you are better off just buying a new T4. Sell the T3'12 or keep it for another class. I don't think it's worth trying to upgrade it.

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Anybody know who still carries Hudy shock oil in the us?
I looked...but am having a hard time finding any.

I miss Nexxus.
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