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Old 02-11-2014, 12:13 PM   #1321
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The new one is two sprues each with 2 sets of pistons and two shaft guides. I think the old one was that way, too.

I really want xray to revise their swaybar endlink design to make detweaking easier and finer. Swaybars are definitely my least favorite part of building an xray.

EDIT: Also, I noticed the rear arms were overly tight on the hingepins just in my hands. But with the arms on the car, they're nice and free. I wonder if they actually mold the rear arm to account for the very slight tweak that gets put into the hinge pin with the inboard rear toe.

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Old 02-11-2014, 12:36 PM   #1322
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I really want xray to revise their swaybar endlink design to make detweaking easier and finer. Swaybars are definitely my least favorite part of building an xray.


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There might be something in the works for that.
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Old 02-11-2014, 12:37 PM   #1323
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Mine were white as well, and it came from RCDisco. Think they've made a running change.

They're still moulded.

It does make it easier to build the shocks as you can see dirt/air inside the shocks a lot easier.
White pistons here too, does it really make seeing bubbles easier, i cant recall from my last shocks i built!
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Old 02-11-2014, 12:44 PM   #1324
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The new one is two sprues each with 2 sets of pistons and two shaft guides. I think the old one was that way, too.

I really want xray to revise their swaybar endlink design to make detweaking easier and finer. Swaybars are definitely my least favorite part of building an xray.

EDIT: Also, I noticed the rear arms were overly tight on the hingepins just in my hands. But with the arms on the car, they're nice and free. I wonder if they actually mold the rear arm to account for the very slight tweak that gets put into the hinge pin with the inboard rear toe.

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Maybe it pivots in the blocks and not the arm itself? I doubt they mould the plastic to suit a slight tweak in the pin given the tweak changes angle as the arm swings but who knows?
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Old 02-11-2014, 01:22 PM   #1325
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There might be something in the works for that.
Picture taken from Alex's facebook.

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What is it that you see? Everything looks normal about his swaybars.
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Old 02-11-2014, 01:33 PM   #1326
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What is it that you see? Everything looks normal about his swaybars.
Apart from the different roll bar ends and vertical ball stud. Looks like they could be off the HB TCX(X).
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:00 PM   #1327
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Apart from the different roll bar ends and vertical ball stud. Looks like they could be off the HB TCX(X).
They are from the ARC car.
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Old 02-11-2014, 05:42 PM   #1328
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I'm building a new T4'14 I picked up in Hong Kong a couple weeks ago. A couple differences are that the shock pistons and shaft guides are a white plastic now, and they have different screws for the wheel hexes that seem to be much better.

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I got my '14 a while ago (couple months) and it had the updated screws and shock parts with it. The screws are definitely better than the pervious ones.

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I really want xray to revise their swaybar endlink design to make detweaking easier and finer. Swaybars are definitely my least favorite part of building an xray.
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They are working on a design just like what ARC is currently using. You can use the ones from the ARC car you just have to cut the sway bars down in length a little bit. It's a much better design for sure!
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:14 PM   #1329
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Is anyone using the Protoform GX body? I'm curious how it handles compared to the Speed 6 and LTCR. I'm running indoor on carpet. I've heard some say its less steering than the Speed6 and I've heard it has more steering. Cant seem to get a definitive answer. Also if you have tried it how did you mount it?
Tried a friends GX body, on my car with existing setup for the LTCR LW-17.5 TC, on med grip carpet last weekend. Car pushed on entry, mid corner & exit had decent steering, produced more overall stability (body was mounted centered and had less steering than LTCR). Just completed painting my GX body for testing this week. I believe the car will need some tuning from current setup to get it to work well. Several drivers at MRH running Modified are liking the Speed GX body, but Stock drivers are prefering the LTCR.
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:36 PM   #1330
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are you having to swim home yet? datchet looks horrendous on the news
Not yet.
Think it would have to come up a few more feet first.

Though to add to the worry the power went out for 4 hrs
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Old 02-12-2014, 01:24 AM   #1331
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My trasponder.



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That's the freshest transponder I've ever seen.
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hello, i want to cut the wires but i want to do it with one pliers user to close the conector, did you use it or you soldered... this is my other option??
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Old 02-12-2014, 12:30 PM   #1334
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Since he has black wires, I'm quite sure he soldered.
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Old 02-12-2014, 12:40 PM   #1335
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Since he has black wires, I'm quite sure he soldered.
Some people just use a sharpie.

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