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Old 08-21-2015, 06:56 AM   #1501
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Does anyone use the motor guard on their t4? Does it actually help protect the motor? I got hit last week, and my motor can was slightly damaged.
I had one of these in my car a couple of years ago and one of the fast guys at my track told me to remove it. He said that with it sticking out the side and the bottom of it was level with the top of the chassis would cause it to rub in a corner due to the rolling of the car.
I don't know if this is actually true, but I haven't used it since and haven't had a need for one.
Has Xray changed the design? If not, you may still have the same problem when it is used.

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Old 08-21-2015, 09:42 AM   #1502
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Need your help guys.

Was checking my rear toe with my hudy set up and my left rear toe is less .5 degrees compared to my right (standard rear set up, not ARS).

What i have checked are as follows:

1) inserts - black things with dots - right orientation - replaced it also but left still not aligned.
2) nothing bent - all straight, suspension blocks including shafts.

Don't know where else to look.

The rear toe was all right 4 weeks ago when I raced but no major crash. Just found out when I was rebuilding the kit.

Any suggestions to solve the issue would be greatly appreciated.
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Need your help guys.

Was checking my rear toe with my hudy set up and my left rear toe is less .5 degrees compared to my right (standard rear set up, not ARS).

What i have checked are as follows:

1) inserts - black things with dots - right orientation - replaced it also but left still not aligned.
2) nothing bent - all straight, suspension blocks including shafts.

Don't know where else to look.

The rear toe was all right 4 weeks ago when I raced but no major crash. Just found out when I was rebuilding the kit.

Any suggestions to solve the issue would be greatly appreciated.
Check your hexes, reseat them. Check toe, loosen the wheel nuts and rotate the axles a bit and recheck. It takes very little change, less that .4mm to get .5 a degree off, though I suspect your left/right difference is a bit less than that.
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Old 08-21-2015, 10:38 AM   #1504
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i was going to say the same thing.. bent outer lower hingepin.. outer hub carrier.. warped arm, bent axel? where the threads are?
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Old 08-21-2015, 07:46 PM   #1505
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Check your hexes, reseat them. Check toe, loosen the wheel nuts and rotate the axles a bit and recheck. It takes very little change, less that .4mm to get .5 a degree off, though I suspect your left/right difference is a bit less than that.
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i was going to say the same thing.. bent outer lower hingepin.. outer hub carrier.. warped arm, bent axel? where the threads are?
Thanks for the tips ans advice, will check the items you have indicated. Hope the problem is located there.
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I had one of these in my car a couple of years ago and one of the fast guys at my track told me to remove it. He said that with it sticking out the side and the bottom of it was level with the top of the chassis would cause it to rub in a corner due to the rolling of the car.
I don't know if this is actually true
The scratches on my motor can point to "True".


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Need your help guys.

Was checking my rear toe with my hudy set up and my left rear toe is less .5 degrees compared to my right (standard rear set up, not ARS).
Unlikely, because Hudy, and because it was measuring fine before, but... Measure one side, then flip the toe plate over to measure the other side. I battled an issue with my 3racing system for a long time, where no matter how carefully I set up the steering, I'd need a few clicks of trim to make the car track straight. Turned out the toe plate was reading a bit off left to right.

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Old 08-22-2015, 02:44 AM   #1507
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Hey Guys,

is there anybody, who came from a TD DETC410 ?
Does both Chassis have the same Body mount holes?

Cause i want to buy a DETC410 and still have some bodies
fitted from a Xray T4?

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is there anybody, who came from a TD DETC410 ?
Does both Chassis have the same Body mount holes?

Cause i want to buy a DETC410 and still have some bodies
fitted from a Xray T4?

Thx in advance
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What is the best optionparts to get for this car?
Will be running on carpet low/mid grip....

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Old 08-25-2015, 02:28 PM   #1510
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Alu steering rack, ecs axles in front, no rear topdeck post, 0.5mm shims under topdeck, -.75 hexes in front, 2.6 and 2.7 springs and the RSD progressive spring set.
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Need your help guys.

Was checking my rear toe with my hudy set up and my left rear toe is less .5 degrees compared to my right (standard rear set up, not ARS).

What i have checked are as follows:

1) inserts - black things with dots - right orientation - replaced it also but left still not aligned.
2) nothing bent - all straight, suspension blocks including shafts.

Don't know where else to look.

The rear toe was all right 4 weeks ago when I raced but no major crash. Just found out when I was rebuilding the kit.

Any suggestions to solve the issue would be greatly appreciated.
As well as what the others have mentioned I would check that the RF toe blocks are aligned correctly, as you screw them in it's easy to twist them slightly, particularly the left side where you want the block to face out slightly, but tightening the screws from underneath try to twist it the other way
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Alu steering rack, ecs axles in front, no rear topdeck post, 0.5mm shims under topdeck, -.75 hexes in front, 2.6 and 2.7 springs and the RSD progressive spring set.
hi do you have a part number for the hex's

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hi do you have a part number for the hex's

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As well as what the others have mentioned I would check that the RF toe blocks are aligned correctly, as you screw them in it's easy to twist them slightly, particularly the left side where you want the block to face out slightly, but tightening the screws from underneath try to twist it the other way
Thanks, I'll try this over the weekend at the track
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Old 08-26-2015, 09:36 PM   #1515
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Does the avid aluminum chassis for the t4 15 fit the t4 14 just curious
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