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Old 10-12-2013, 02:01 PM   #226
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Ok, first run out with the T4'14 at this club;

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ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.


The video was the same layout at a previous meeting.

I put the car down with the exact carpet setup given by Xray, the only difference being I had a PF Speed6 and Ride Subaru bodyshell to test with.

The kit carpet setup felt looser than the kit carpet setup I originally ran when I got the T4'13 (which felt too safe)

I dropped the rear camber link from 2 to 1mm and removed the rear top deck screws from the layshaft mounts. This made the car easier to drive while still having loads of steering.
By the end of the night I'd also dropped the front shocks in one hole and removed the 2mm spacers from the top of them. This gave me a slightly more aggressive feel to the steering and helped in the tight 180deg corners.

My fastest lap was within 0.05s of the fastest of anyone, when I ran the T4'13 at first I was around 0.25s per lap off the same guys.

I had less understeer out of the box with this car than the previous model, where I had to add more bump steer to try and get rid of mid corner push.

Might go back again next week to try a few more things out.

So far, so good
your going to have to stop forgetting the headcam
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Old 10-12-2013, 07:55 PM   #227
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My rear arms have some slop. Gonna need an extra .2-.3mm. Also stripped a wheel hex. :/ Not sure if it was bad thread on the screw or on the hub, but none of the screws will tighten. Oh well.

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Old 10-12-2013, 10:45 PM   #228
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My rear arms have some slop. Gonna need an extra .2-.3mm. Also stripped a wheel hex. :/ Not sure if it was bad thread on the screw or on the hub, but none of the screws will tighten. Oh well.

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Yeah I had the same thing happen with my hubs.

What bumper does everyone use? The hard T3 bumper seams like it would be a better choice than the soft T4 lower profile bumper.
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:43 PM   #229
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Yeah I had the same thing happen with my hubs.

What bumper does everyone use? The hard T3 bumper seams like it would be a better choice than the soft T4 lower profile bumper.
Two of my hexes stripped and I barely turned the screw wasn't even trying to tighten them down.

I had one extra screw in my old spares box. When I tried it, it worked fine, now i need to find some more new screws I guess.
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Old 10-13-2013, 12:39 AM   #230
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re slop: if you squeeze the mounts together when tightening itll remove the slop,i did shim mine with 0.3 slighty oversize shims but only on the rear hubs as they to had a small amount of slop,now its all snug with no binding and no play,i have used a t3 bumper on mine
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Old 10-13-2013, 12:40 AM   #231
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gutted,i have a brand new car to try and its raining,damn british weather!!
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:07 AM   #232
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I've seen a lot of issues with Xray hexes lately. Its actually their screws in my experience. I replaced the screws with some from the LHS and the hexes were fine. Their small screws are garbage IMO.
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I agree on the screws. They are about 1mm too short I think.
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:26 AM   #234
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i had no issues with the hexes ,and i have a habit of overtightening things
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I have 3 hexes got problem...
Can XRAY send us the replacements who get the bad hexes?
Currently, I use the old T4 hexes for test drive.
Car is good, better than the original T4.
But...I need new hexes...
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:25 AM   #236
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Its possible to put 0 or 0,5 degree in rear toe in?.

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Old 10-13-2013, 10:36 AM   #237
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It's not the hexes, it's the small screws.
I borrowed some of the screws from older hexes and they worked fine.

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Old 10-13-2013, 11:48 AM   #238
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I too have 2 bad hex's or screws !
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I found some screws in some random hexes in an old parts box. They tightened just fine. Oddly, the xray screws tightened in those hexes, too. So maybe it's a combination of screws and sub-par threads in the hex?

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Old 10-13-2013, 03:13 PM   #240
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sorry to ask this here, but I figure a lot of your Xray veterans has moved on to this version of the car.

For the T3 2012 series, anyone know the answer to this?

http://www.rctech.net/forum/12628029-post3449.html

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