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Old 10-06-2014, 06:02 PM   #796
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tamiya grey ones are better, but you are correct that they need to be cut, the x ray ones are a little lose on the durango ball ends, the spec r ones fit perfectly as well, I use all tamiya ones, with tamiya shocks, and now fitting the 418 suspension on the car, just waiting for some parts, now that I think about it should have bought a 418, lol, but just cant get over the white diffs.
Does anyone know which ball cups will fit tightly onto the Durango balls? There is way too much slop on my kit. Part number would be preferred.
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Old 10-08-2014, 04:26 PM   #797
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Anyone here besides me and the crickets? Did everyone leave for Vegas already?
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Old 10-08-2014, 06:41 PM   #798
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Just got done reading complete thread
And time to set up my roller for vta
What body is everybody using in vta?
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Just got done reading complete thread
And time to set up my roller for vta
What body is everybody using in vta?
LTC-R? Oh wait, that body is for non-sissy classes like 17.5, etc. HPI Camaro, or Protoform J71 (Javelin).
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I also like the HPI Camaro and J71 (and the HPI Cuda, but that body is almost impossible to find now). Currently racing the J71 and love it.
Always a good decision to ask the guys where you are racing what they think works best, but the beauty of VTA in my opinion is to create a car you think looks great.
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Does anyone know which ball cups will fit tightly onto the Durango balls? There is way too much slop on my kit. Part number would be preferred.
I have read some use the Tamiya ball cups. I do not have a part number for you sorry.
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I have read some use the Tamiya ball cups. I do not have a part number for you sorry.
Yeah, I think when they use the Tamiya ball cups they also use the Tamiya ball ends. What I want is to just replace the ball cups if possible and use the Durango ball ends. I have some Lunsford ones coming, and I'll see what they do compared to the Durango stock ones.

I might end up sanding down the Durango ball cups and then using the associated ball ends. I'll see what happens.
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Yeah, I think when they use the Tamiya ball cups they also use the Tamiya ball ends. What I want is to just replace the ball cups if possible and use the Durango ball ends. I have some Lunsford ones coming, and I'll see what they do compared to the Durango stock ones.

I might end up sanding down the Durango ball cups and then using the associated ball ends. I'll see what happens.
I have used lunsford on several of my durangos. Great product.
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I have used lunsford on several of my durangos. Great product.
Well the Lunsford ones were too big. I ordered the 4.8mm x 16mm ones and definitely larger than the stock ones.
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Well the Lunsford ones were too big. I ordered the 4.8mm x 16mm ones and definitely larger than the stock ones.
Ok. I just ground down the ball ends until the associated tc6.2 ball cups fit perfectly. It was about 4.28mm. No slop and free movement. I just put the ball ends into my dremel and used a little file and then polished with some sand paper.

UPDATE: I just finished replacing all of the ball cups and sanding down all the ball ends. Wow no slop and now I can't wait to race it
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Any Team Durango drivers running at IIC this week?
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Any Team Durango drivers running at IIC this week?
Travis is there for Durango USA and Ben Cosgrove is there from Durango UK

Some pics https://www.facebook.com/ben.cosgrove?fref=ts
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Travis is there for Durango USA and Ben Cosgrove is there from Durango UK

Some pics https://www.facebook.com/ben.cosgrove?fref=ts
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what is the benefit of putting a gear diff
versus the spool in the front
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what is the benefit of putting a gear diff
versus the spool in the front
Front spool is locked, so the inner and outer doesn't rotate at different speeds. This creates wheel scrub, so you carry less corner speed thru a turn. While the spool is great in Mod or huge outdoor tracks, at indoor tight carpet tracks you will find running a front diff allows for more steering and speed in the twisty stuff.
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