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Old 10-03-2013, 12:16 PM   #61
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Forgot the states are on the western side of the pond and is the UK part of the states now! lol
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:54 PM   #62
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I ran mine all winter with heatshrink over the pins and never had problems indoor. I drive with full lock and the heatshrink isn't damaged.
Do you have the Hudy ECS shafts as well?
On mine the pins seem to be too long by ~0,6mm

And there is definately no space for heatshrink in my case
I guess I'm lucky I don't use heatshrink

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Old 10-03-2013, 12:59 PM   #63
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Do you have the Hudy ECS shafts as well?
On mine the pins seem to be too long by ~0,6mm

And there is definately no space for heatshrink in my case
I guess I'm lucky I don't use heatshrink

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My pins are a little bit too long but not that much, but that a good thing or they'll snap out when they are a little worn.
I don't have my '14 T4 yet (it should arrive tomorrow), but it wasn't a problem in my T4 2013.
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Old 10-03-2013, 01:20 PM   #64
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My pins are a little bit too long but not that much, but that a good thing or they'll snap out when they are a little worn.
I don't have my '14 T4 yet (it should arrive tomorrow), but it wasn't a problem in my T4 2013.
Suspension geometry should be the same. Only thing that changed for me was the switch from arrowmax to hudy shafts (which are similar in geometry as well, except for pin length and diameter). I'm content the way it works right now even if it's very tight.

It would be nice to hear of you on that topic as soon as your build is finished

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Old 10-03-2013, 02:06 PM   #65
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Finished the build yesterday...very nice quality! As always...
I think itīs an awesome looking car... Looking forward for the first rollout...
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:02 PM   #66
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I thought they just released the 13 not long ago I guess I was wrong.
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:34 PM   #67
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I wish they would ditch those plastic spool cups in the kits. Not optimized if you ask me!
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I thought they just released the 13 not long ago I guess I was wrong.
A year ago
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I wish they would ditch those plastic spool cups in the kits. Not optimized if you ask me!
Better to break an outdrive than bend a driveshaft.

Lower rotating weight as well.
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:38 PM   #70
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In one word...Excellent
AM buying one even though I'm not racing atm
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Finished the build yesterday...very nice quality! As always...
I think itīs an awesome looking car... Looking forward for the first rollout...
Looks great! This wait is killing me...
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Heatshrink over the Hudy/Xray ECS seems to be the way to go, the pins on them seem to rattle loose regardless how tight you can get the grub screws, the heatshrink should not rub, or at least it does not on mine.

I don't mind the plastic outdrives on the front spool, cheap enough to replace when worn, at least with Xray they provide any option you need there anyway.

Kind of debating with myself today if I should sell the T4 I have only had a few months, kind of really do want the new car a lot, ironically I'd have considered the Durango if they had of released any info on it yet, but here is the T414 with everything I want, so I want it... LOL
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Suspension geometry should be the same. Only thing that changed for me was the switch from arrowmax to hudy shafts (which are similar in geometry as well, except for pin length and diameter). I'm content the way it works right now even if it's very tight.

It would be nice to hear of you on that topic as soon as your build is finished

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I will :-) My car should be delivered today. I guess I'll start building after the weekend.

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Heatshrink over the Hudy/Xray ECS seems to be the way to go, the pins on them seem to rattle loose regardless how tight you can get the grub screws, the heatshrink should not rub, or at least it does not on mine.

I don't mind the plastic outdrives on the front spool, cheap enough to replace when worn, at least with Xray they provide any option you need there anyway.

Kind of debating with myself today if I should sell the T4 I have only had a few months, kind of really do want the new car a lot, ironically I'd have considered the Durango if they had of released any info on it yet, but here is the T414 with everything I want, so I want it... LOL
Yea, the Durango seems to be a good car. But I own their 4WD buggy and a Xray XB4 and the build quality is superior on the xray. The difference is night and day actually.
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Old 10-04-2013, 02:09 AM   #74
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Yea, the Durango seems to be a good car. But I own their 4WD buggy and a Xray XB4 and the build quality is superior on the xray. The difference is night and day actually.
+1, I got a DEX 210 and the quality just isn't the same as Xray. But it works well on the track so it's good enough for me

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Heatshrink over the Hudy/Xray ECS seems to be the way to go, the pins on them seem to rattle loose regardless how tight you can get the grub screws, the heatshrink should not rub, or at least it does not on mine.
I've been using the Arrowmax ECS shafts without heatshrink for 2 years now and they have not come loose once (I destroyed one or two of those pins though). Will I have problems with the Hudy ECS shafts on that concern?

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