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Old 01-06-2014, 03:26 AM   #991
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Why would it strip? We run outdoor like this and don't have arms stripping.
On TC you tend to take the shocks off more regularly than off-road. You'll remove them to change diff oil, change springs, change shock oil, rebuild the shocks, set the droop, check for free suspension movement, clean them etc etc.

On my buggy I rarely remove the shocks so screwing into the arm works alright (although still not as nice as the Xray mounts).
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Old 01-06-2014, 08:56 AM   #992
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Why would you be going out of your way to not use the shock mounting system that is stock? Works great. Yes you can do it other ways, but why would you want to when there is a greater risk of damaging the arm?
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Old 01-06-2014, 08:59 AM   #993
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If you use a screw straight into the arm, sooner or later the arm will strip from regular removal of the shock.

The xray system is fantastic and like it for a reason.
^^^This. Makes no sense to do otherwise.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:25 PM   #994
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What's the best method for holding a lipo in place? I've seen the Xray graphite strap set, but it's $45. I've seen a velcro strap on Ebay for around $20. Is the graphite worth the extra $20 splurge?
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:34 PM   #995
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Several good methods exsist, I prefer using the Xray graphite adjustable battery holders with the RSD battery hold down posts/tabs.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:48 PM   #996
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Several good methods exsist, I prefer using the Xray graphite adjustable battery holders with the RSD battery hold down posts/tabs.
^^^ +1

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http://www.reflexracing.net/RSD-Batt...AY_p_1343.html

This looks like a nice option too, but I've not tried it.
http://www.reflexracing.net/RSD-XRAY...op_p_2149.html
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Very cool. Thanks!
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Old 01-06-2014, 07:05 PM   #998
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Can't beat the reflex hold downs imo. I put a small piece of carpet tape in the middle of my pack and it doesn't move but still allows the chassis to fully flex.
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Can't beat the reflex hold downs imo. I put a small piece of carpet tape in the middle of my pack and it doesn't move but still allows the chassis to fully flex.
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Try puretech straps amain has them for 8 bucks you get 2 works good for me lots of colors too
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+1 for the graphite battery holders + RSD hold down

If not, a bunch of guys are using just tape, nothing else.
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+1 for the graphite battery holders + RSD hold down

If not, a bunch of guys are using just tape, nothing else.
Just tape for me, I"ve done other options and this one is the best for me.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:13 PM   #1003
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Just tape for me. I don't see any of the top drivers using anything different either.
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Old 01-07-2014, 05:27 AM   #1004
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RSD is the best holder I agree. Plus continues with the OEM look of the chassis.
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:53 AM   #1005
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+1 for tape.
I had the RSD holders on my '13, and ended up just selling them with the car.
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