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Old 12-12-2013, 11:50 AM   #826
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It seems that,in stock,kits have dried up here in the states...anyone have an eta on next batch...???
they showed up at Xray on Monday, so it should only be a few days before they start showing stock again at most places.
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Old 12-12-2013, 03:20 PM   #827
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they showed up at Xray on Monday, so it should only be a few days before they start showing stock again at most places.
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Old 12-12-2013, 05:30 PM   #829
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I got my T4'14 working at least as well as my T4'13 at our other club carpet track. 36x80', high grip, bumpy, and very tight. Running blinky 17.5 instead of mod (but it almost feels like mod because the track is so much tighter).

I started the night with the setup I posted before, with the exception of the change in motor, and a much thicker (too thick, really) rear diff. I refilled an old diff that had 500k in it, and didn't get enough of the old gook cleaned out. It was pretty tight. Turning a rear wheel would just barely turn the motor. But with the track layout having so many hairpins, having gobs of on-power steering wasn't necessarily a bad thing.

Anyway, the car started out being very.... sloppy I guess. It was hard to be aggressive while still cutting the lines cleanly, which is required at that track. And on entry to the straight, the car didn't want to square up. The first change I made in practice was to stand up the rear shocks (so both front and rear were one hole from outside). That made it square up better, but it was still pretty sloppy.

I then changed oil from 350cst to AE 37.5 (not sure what CST that is). I went with 37.5 because I had a good idea what 35 felt like (from running it in the '13). It really smoothed the car out and made it handle the bumps better. It was a big improvement. I ran the car that way in Q1, and got P2 about 7-8 seconds off TQ, with fast lap about .2-.3 off.

To try and take the edge off the car a bit, and to try and reduce traction roll on the tightest hairpin with a bump right at the apex, I raised the inner camber links from 0.5mm front / 1mm rear to 2mm fr + rear. I also reduced front sauce from full to 2/3. This seemed to help. My fast lap improved by about .3 (within a few thousanths of the fast lap from Q1) backed up by several laps within a tenth of that, and my overall pace was improved by about half a lap, despite losing about 2.5 seconds on lap two from something I don't remember. The TQ's transmitter battery died about 8 laps in. He was on pace to do a similar run to his round 1, with perhaps a bit less outright pace but better consistency.

For the main, I decided to lower front and rear shocks one hole, thinking it might take a bit more of the edge off the car without changing overall balance too much. It seemed a bit less edgy, but didn't feel a ton different overall. I was about 3 seconds behind 1st place for most of the race, but I think I had a couple more mistakes in the last few laps as my tires started giving up. I didn't see the heat sheet, but 1st place mentioned that I got him on fast lap, about .1 faster than my Q2 lap.

Overall, it was as good or better than I've been able to do with the T4'13, so I'm feeling a lot better about the car. The rear diff is definitely still too thick, and I think the shocks are probably a bit heavy for that track's grip level and hairpins. But hopefully the current setup will be an imrpovement at the other track in modified compared to what I had before. The other track has a bit less grip, is very smooth, and more open. So we'll see.

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Old 12-12-2013, 09:36 PM   #830
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Old 12-12-2013, 10:06 PM   #831
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Rc mart , I have them mounted differently now rear one is exactly parallel to the front one
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Old 12-13-2013, 12:32 AM   #833
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I use the narrow dcj's in the front and they work great, you should try them.
Received an email from Reflex racing that they shipped out a set of replacement axles. Very happy with this.
I'm looking forward to try them. I hope they last longer than the Xray 2.0mm versions
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they showed up at Xray on Monday, so it should only be a few days before they start showing stock again at most places.
Local hobby shop has 4 on order www.superiorhobbies.com
I would call them directly
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Old 12-14-2013, 11:18 AM   #835
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What are my options for a non-offset 64p / 96t spur that will fit the T4 properly?

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Old 12-14-2013, 12:34 PM   #836
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The eccentric bushings
On the setup sheet there is a box with 0.5 and 1
Is this a shim you put under the suspension block?
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Old 12-14-2013, 12:38 PM   #837
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[ATTACH]u[/ATTACH]
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Old 12-14-2013, 12:40 PM   #838
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Their r .5 & 1 inserts . this tells u which insert they have marked in setup sheet
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Old 12-14-2013, 12:52 PM   #839
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Their r .5 & 1 inserts . this tells u which insert they have marked in setup sheet
Are they marked on the block .5 / 1
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Yes l. There r 5 different inserts .
(*1)
(1)
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And they can be flipped 4 ways giving u 17 different settings per mount
And 289 possibilities for adjustment to that arm
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