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Old 06-02-2014, 07:37 PM   #1831
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Yup cheaper to just get a new car. You may even consider just picking up a nice used one as well.
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Old 06-03-2014, 12:23 AM   #1832
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thanks for all the suggestions, much appreciated.

I'll seriously consider what has been written
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Old 06-03-2014, 04:11 AM   #1833
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buying all these parts will cost half a new car anyway and you'll be lucky to sell your t4 13 for half the price you paid, best thing to do is keep your t4 13 and buy a t4 14, i know this may be too expensive and not possible which is fair enough, but selling cars is a loss, at worst most of the parts of the 13 can be used as spares for the 14. better still find a used t4 14 and save $$$ , i say this because i used to spend a fortune on expensive xray parts for my t4 13 until i started buying used cars, i have bought 2 x t4 13 rollers this year for 2 /3rds the price of one new kit and i am ahead money wise as well as having heaps of spares, xray parts are quality new or second hand.
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p.s I thought the suspension arms were interchangeable but without the holes for the plates , correct me if i am wrong
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Old 06-03-2014, 04:44 AM   #1834
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p.s I thought the suspension arms were interchangeable but without the holes for the plates , correct me if i am wrong
You can use front arms from a '13 on the '14 car, but not the other way around.
Rears are identical with the exception of the plate mounting holes.

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Old 06-03-2014, 08:27 AM   #1835
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On eBay now there is a set of used suspension holders for a T4'14

Save some money if upgrading
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:20 AM   #1836
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Hey guys, just got the new t4 2014 haven't even opened the box yet, but was wonder if it is actually worth installing the white belts and what other little things should be done or switched at the time of building, I greatly appreciate the help. I have gone through this whole tread and have already bought some things but wanted to make sure I got everything.
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:37 AM   #1837
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Hey guys, just got the new t4 2014 haven't even opened the box yet, but was wonder if it is actually worth installing the white belts and what other little things should be done or switched at the time of building, I greatly appreciate the help. I have gone through this whole tread and have already bought some things but wanted to make sure I got everything.
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Some of the smaller items like hard arms, stiffeners, aluminum chassis, etc would all be items to be considered depending on the type of track you will be running on.
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:13 PM   #1838
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Hey guys, just got the new t4 2014 haven't even opened the box yet, but was wonder if it is actually worth installing the white belts and what other little things should be done or switched at the time of building, I greatly appreciate the help. I have gone through this whole tread and have already bought some things but wanted to make sure I got everything.
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If you've read through the thread you've probably found it, but just Incase: make sure to get the additional little Carbon front bumper brace to increase durability of the front bumper.
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:29 PM   #1839
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Hey guys, just got the new t4 2014 haven't even opened the box yet, but was wonder if it is actually worth installing the white belts and what other little things should be done or switched at the time of building, I greatly appreciate the help. I have gone through this whole tread and have already bought some things but wanted to make sure I got everything.
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Aside from the white belts fitting slightly better, they aren't any better, IMO.
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Aside from the white belts fitting slightly better, they aren't any better, IMO.
+1 White belts are unnecessary unless you just like how they look. I found that the Spec-R belts are actually really good. Just make sure you get the ones for the Spec-R R1 and not the Spec-R for Xray ones.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:10 PM   #1841
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I agree with the above posters. I got the white belts and didn't notice any real difference. I'm told they are stronger but I don't break stock belts.... I just run them because they look cooler.
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:16 PM   #1842
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+1 for honesty Odin.
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Old 06-08-2014, 09:44 PM   #1843
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I got the white belts to try out, they seem a little... what's the right word... smoother? Slicker? Basically they feel more plasticy than the standard belts, though not less bendy at all, and so I think they may have less surface friction against the plastic diff/spool gears. But maybe I'm just trying to justify the cost
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:16 PM   #1844
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hi guys, the white belts are sold as low friction belts , i personally cant tell the difference but i still use them when i am racing and use aftermarket cheap belts when i practicing, like i said i honestly cant tell the difference but xray pro drivers all use them so there must be some advantage however tiny it may be.
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Hey guys,
Thanks for all the input, I bought the bumper brace and a few spares, I'm running on a small technical track with high grip, any suggestions on springs
Thanks once again
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