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Old 03-28-2014, 10:32 AM   #1636
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If any of u guys have bought longer turnbuckles for ur camber links what would/did u get
stock length is 26mm long and need (want) some 30mm just incase I need to run long links in rear.
would be nice to use same wrench for these and others on car .
yokomo has some cheap
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their was a few others brands I seen as well but not aure of the wrench size
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Tks . Ralph told me about those . Was looking to keep them aluminum or Ti. Cause im not sure what the weight difference would be .
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Old 04-03-2014, 01:36 PM   #1638
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anyone use the aluminum chassis, and how does it handle compared to the carbonfibre one,
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I have. It's all depends what your looking for.
I can see why it was designed for high traction carpet. It seem's to slow the initial reaction slightly, but makes it get deeper into the corner, and being narrower than the carbon, but 40 grams heavier, it really lets the car go fast through the corner giving a nice feel while planting it down. does make the car smoother and easier to drive, but this is only on high traction.
I think in low traction you would lose to much corner entry.
I raced it on very smooth med-high ashfelt. it was good, but I really felt the extra weight and it was not the feel I was looking for on this particular track. My times were around .2-.4 seconds slower.
However, after the race, for knowledge, I took the top deck completely off, and my!!!
the car was amazing! within a few laps I hit my fastest lap by .2 secs but it was so easy to drive!
And good as it felt like that, I only did it for one pack as I was worried about the belts possibly striping ( although maybe it wont!)
I let a local fast guy have a go and he smashed the lap record on his 2 lap.
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Old 04-03-2014, 02:31 PM   #1640
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thanks, I just got a t4 2014 in a trade, wanted to try out the aluminum chassis, so will order it and see how it works for me
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Old 04-03-2014, 11:54 PM   #1641
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i dont get how if they are made from SPRING steel that they snap,and they always go in the same spot,i mostly race on a large open track so having the ecs isnt as important,but ill be racing at (imo) the most technical track in the uk in a few weeks so ill have the ecs in by then
Yeah not sure what constitutes calling something spring but i have seen very stiff springs allmost shatter when pushed past a certain point of deflection. So what is the final concencus on which shafts are best for the front spool? It seems some are happy with stock xray parts, others as is thier want go for aftermarket bits. Should i get some outdrives and shafts as spares? Seems like they break pretty regularly.....
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:29 AM   #1642
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Yeah not sure what constitutes calling something spring but i have seen very stiff springs allmost shatter when pushed past a certain point of deflection. So what is the final concencus on which shafts are best for the front spool? It seems some are happy with stock xray parts, others as is thier want go for aftermarket bits. Should i get some outdrives and shafts as spares? Seems like they break pretty regularly.....
I would always have a supply of outdrives ready.
Standard Xray shafts are Ok, but if you do really want ESC style I would go aftermarket as the difference in cost is huge (can also use aftermarket outdrives)
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I would always have a supply of outdrives ready.
Standard Xray shafts are Ok, but if you do really want ESC style I would go aftermarket as the difference in cost is huge (can also use aftermarket outdrives)
the outdrives,are they known to be weak? i ask as i havn't had a failure yet,only broken the ecs twice,the std shafts just dont break,but do get sloppy
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We have been racing Xray cars about 4 years now and we have broken the front pins twice and bent the front drive shafts may be 10 times and have the pins work free if I have not put the flat spot inveigh to the grub screw but I find there ecs to be very good quality and I know that thay are more expensive than over brands but I find them value for money .
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We have been racing Xray cars about 4 years now and we have broken the front pins twice and bent the front drive shafts may be 10 times and have the pins work free if I have not put the flat spot inveigh to the grub screw but I find there ecs to be very good quality and I know that thay are more expensive than over brands but I find them value for money .
They are all I run and prefer them over any other brand.
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Old 04-06-2014, 05:28 PM   #1646
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I'm looking for the Xray Aluminum chassis. If anyone has one for sale or knows which US shop has them in stock let me know.

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Good luck, usually Europe gets items first, then Asia and finally the States.
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Old 04-06-2014, 06:49 PM   #1648
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I'm looking for the Xray Aluminum chassis. If anyone has one for sale or knows which US shop has them in stock let me know.

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check out APEX PRO R/C Shop

http://www.apexrcproshop.com/index.p...y&path=146_166

They had them earlier this week.
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I'm looking for the Xray Aluminum chassis. If anyone has one for sale or knows which US shop has them in stock let me know.

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Discount RC Store here in Michigan had them in stock. A couple of their guys were up for a big race last weekend at our track and were sporting them.

*edit* they sold their last one this weekend and can have more in a week or so....

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LOL, guess I don't know what I'm talking about.

Masterhit, was the track carpet or asphalt and how did the chassis perform?
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