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Old 10-04-2013, 02:45 AM   #76
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IMO, it's a step in the right direction visually.

I am sure the car has been tested lots - and the results will be shown to all!

Are the anti roll bar mounts redesigned on the '14?

I don't like the two fiddly pieces the bar sits into on my '13. They can fall off easily when taking the bar off for front differential works and searching for them can be a moment just before a race lol

But I do understand sometimes parts do have to be compromised around everything else.
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IMO, it's a step in the right direction visually.

I am sure the car has been tested lots - and the results will be shown to all!

Are the anti roll bar mounts redesigned on the '14?

I don't like the two fiddly pieces the bar sits into on my '13. They can fall off easily when taking the bar off for front differential works and searching for them can be a moment just before a race lol

But I do understand sometimes parts do have to be compromised around everything else.
Put a tiny dab of grease on them, they will stick a little better that way
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Old 10-04-2013, 02:55 AM   #78
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Put a tiny dab of grease on them, they will stick a little better that way
Sweet tip, ty! i'll remember that
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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
my point was more towards that there already in the shops,so doubt pre orders are needed
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:49 AM   #81
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Okay, I see your point. BTW, Reflex Racing is taking pre-orders in the states.
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:58 PM   #82
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Need moar build pics while I wait for mine!

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Old 10-05-2013, 04:20 AM   #83
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Watched Mr RC America/Xray running new car on carpet yesterday in Dallas and it looked really good
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:35 AM   #84
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Nice! Maybe time to upgrade.
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Old 10-05-2013, 06:24 AM   #85
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After taking time actually reading through this thread I've come to one conclusion. There is no doubt that I want this. Been driving Xray since the first T2 in '06 and love them. If the conversion kit becomes available that will work too. Chassis and bulkheads will do it. Looks like the suspension arms and top deck would finish the package from the T413.
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Old 10-05-2013, 08:12 AM   #86
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I've decided to fit the original style rod ends with the kit ball ends to allow more room between it and the wheel when using a a few shims;



And yes, I have added some Orange bling option parts
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I bought a T4 when it was relaesed and I love it. So much that I couldn't wait and bought a 2nd T4 for VTA. Now I am thinking I should have waited as the only thing I would like it to carry a bit more speed on the big turns at the end of the straight.

I don't think I will be making the big jump to a full T4 so what can I change to mimic the corner speed of the T4? I was think that the chassis might have the biggest influence and the RSD chassis seems to be an affordable upgrade.

Also, I see that in high grip situations, stiffer arms are recommended? Would changing to the graphite arms help? I love the car and it is performing great on our small track but every little bit helps right?

Just looking to get close to the '14 performance as others are without having to buy a new kit. The new suspension holders look nice but I am not sure that they add any handling improvements other than consistency in my opinion.
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Suspension holders are one thing I tend to check after every run because they do tend to move. I'd go for the new holders if they shift less.
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Just looking to get close to the '14 performance as others are without having to buy a new kit. The new suspension holders look nice but I am not sure that they add any handling improvements other than consistency in my opinion.
The claim is that they provide more steering without compromising rear grip.

Although I've built mine, I going to try it at my local asphalt track next week (weather permitting) so I can better compare it to my current T4.

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IMO, it's a step in the right direction visually.

I am sure the car has been tested lots - and the results will be shown to all!

Are the anti roll bar mounts redesigned on the '14?

I don't like the two fiddly pieces the bar sits into on my '13. They can fall off easily when taking the bar off for front differential works and searching for them can be a moment just before a race lol

But I do understand sometimes parts do have to be compromised around everything else.

Here is a tip to cut the time of swapping out swaybars. Also a way to keep all the mounts from falling on the table or ground resulting in lost time and lost pieces.

Step 1. remove stock screws,(discard over the shoulder) insert longer screws! You will never have to fiddle with the mounts again.. long screws will all you to loosen quite a bit,turn the top mount 90 degrees and remove and insert new sway bars instantly!

Process now takes less than 10 seconds!

Simple but very effective= OPTIMIZED!
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