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Old 05-22-2015, 07:50 AM   #1246
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Are they 10mm ballstuds? Make sure you haven't used the 8mm ones instead (these are for the rear). I think the early instruction manuals had it the wrong way round.

The one other person I saw having this issue had got 8mms on the front. With 10mm, they rarely strip.
Thanks I never thought about that! I just built it last month so I assumed it was a newer kit. Do you measure the thread length or total length?
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Thanks I never thought about that! I just built it last month so I assumed it was a newer kit. Do you measure the thread length or total length?
Just the thread length.
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Just the thread length.
Great thanks for all your help! Can't check out until tomorrow, I am at work
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Are they 10mm ballstuds? Make sure you haven't used the 8mm ones instead (these are for the rear). I think the early instruction manuals had it the wrong way round.

The one other person I saw having this issue had got 8mms on the front. With 10mm, they rarely strip.
I had the front and the rear ball studs reversed! Thanks again!!
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Old 05-24-2015, 06:52 AM   #1250
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Hi guys had a break from racing coming back soon last car I had was T4 2013 going from that to a T4 2015 what differences handling wise were there?

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Hi guys had a break from racing coming back soon last car I had was T4 2013 going from that to a T4 2015 what differences handling wise were there?

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The 14 and 15 are a big step forward over the original T4. More traction and steering, and lighter and easier to work on with the suspension inserts. You'll find it feels more aggressive but without any less traction.
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:08 PM   #1252
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Cheers Dale, Exactly what was needed standard T4 felt always lacked steering and aggression.

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The 14 and 15 are a big step forward over the original T4. More traction and steering, and lighter and easier to work on with the suspension inserts. You'll find it feels more aggressive but without any less traction.
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:40 PM   #1253
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Whats your thoughts on this car out of the box vs say a Hotbodies Pro5 ? Im looking at grabbing something new now for September. Its either this or the the Pro5. Thanks.
Or should I wait for the new version of the T4?
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For us the 15 drove fantastically out of the box (compared to TRF418), and we used the kit setup in the beginning with much success.

If you are going to grab something new in September, I would wait for the 16, because it is around that time presumably a new version is released (or within a month or so). But I'm no Xray insider, so that's only my guess.
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Thanks Salkin that's what im thinking
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Old 05-26-2015, 06:35 AM   #1256
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Centered spurs are centered, like the one that comes in the kit. Offset spurs are offset to one side or the other. The screw side is the same thickness as the other side.

Take some pictures. I just find it very hard to believe that you have an offset spur centered.
it is closer to one side than the other.. not rubbing.. but close.
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it is closer to one side than the other.. not rubbing.. but close.
Using the offset spur will make the spur closer to one side than the other, no matter how you flip things. I had this problem in the past. I got a regular centered spur, and everything lines up fine now.
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Using the offset spur will make the spur closer to one side than the other, no matter how you flip things. I had this problem in the past. I got a regular centered spur, and everything lines up fine now.
what spurs are you running?
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what spurs are you running?
I use ARC spur gears. ARC makes excellent spur gears which are not offset.
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hi guys, i seriously doubt there will be a t5 this year coming, T1 1999
T2 2005 T3 2009 T4 2013 T5 ? my guess 2017 or possibly 2016, what would be good to see ? why not include option parts from new ? ECS, low friction belts, alloy steering arms, front brace stiffener etc... i mean we pay top dollar for the best only it is not the best until it is optioned up?., I know i know i know Xray needs to make money to stay viable and i am not bagging them, in my opinion the quality is worth the extra price ,... but maybe something to make them a little more affordable, i know they used to do the t2r and t3r but most people just upgraded them anyway. so what would i like to see,? well minimal change so i'm not tempted by new kit , unless it is going to give a really big advantage it will take a bit to drag me away from my t4 13 cars and inventory, but what i would most like is a reduction in spare prices, say 20 to 25 % would be nice....
its o.k to dream isn't it?
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Xray have previously announced that the T4 name will stay, no T5's or T6's. A 2016 version will eventually appear.

As for things I like to have differently on the next version is a motor mount that does not only allow you to secure the motor in the bottom with two screws.

On a mod motor there are some serious force on the motor, and I would like to secure the motor with more than two screws in the bottom relatively close to each other.

On my previous TRF418 you could secure the motor in the top, bottom and side, allowing you to secure the motor better. I have had the motor move in the Xray upon hard crashes that did not happen on the TRF.
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