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New Parts
  • June 2016: A800-SPR01-98 - The version of SPR01 springs with reduced angle of the tips bending. Recommended for using with new SPR02H3 Shock Rod Guides.
  • June 2016: A800-SPR01S-98 - The version of SPR01S springs with reduced angle of the tips bending. Recommended for using with new SPR02H3 Shock Rod Guides.
  • May / June 2016: A800-AM14A - includes new optional "longer" hole on steering arm
  • May / June 2016: A700-AM14-3 - removes the prior "longer" hole on steering arm
  • May / June 2016: A800-C04AL+0.5 - 0.5mm wider alloy suspension arm
  • May / June 2016: A800-C01B-2.25 - 2.25mm carbon main plate (best suited for asphalt racing)
  • May / June 2016: A800-D2.2 - Dampers that support a thicker SPR02H3
  • May / June 2016: A800-SPR02H3 - Thicker Shock Rod Guides for the D2.2 damper
  • May / June 2016: A800-AT41-2 - Damper vane for the D2.2 damper designed to work w/ SPR02H3
  • May / June 2016: A800-SPR02H - Stronger Shock Rod Guides for the D2.0 and D2.1 damper versions
  • May 2016: A800-AM19-4 - Currently used in the rear of a kit. With AM19-4 the top link effective length is 0,7mm shorter compare to AM19-2. Also with AM19-4 the flex of suspension is smaller ( similar to more stiffer arm and c-hub of normal cars). The screws on dampers are more accessible for adjustment.
  • January 2017 - SPRO2X - new for dampers and do not require a 98 degree bent spring.
  • January 2017 - New A800X and A800XA kits now available featuring 0.3mm longer front and rear wheelbase.
Kit Updates
  • May - Current: Kits now including DT10-2-1 bearing holders for increased side play and durability of the differential and spool.
  • May - July 2016: bearings within kits require oil before use
  • May / June 2016: C01B-AL (Khaki) Chassis with 0.5mm/side wider front arm mounts
  • May / June 2016: 2x ST17-1-S replace ST17 - See page 21 of manual
  • May / June 2016: Updated damper, D2.2, introduced
  • May / June 2016: Thicker Shock Rod Guides for the D2.2 damper included with kits, A800-SPR02H3
  • Jan 2016: GD2 Output Axle (ST31-1) update to use blue foam (P46) instead of set screw (used on each side of Axle after assembly)


Setups
Major Race Wins
  • 2016 Reedy Race of Champions - Modified - Julian Wong
  • 2016 Mile High Championship - 17.5 - Kyle Klingforth
  • 2016 Mile High Championship - 13.5 - Kyle Klingforth
  • 2016 ROAR On-Road Carpet Nationals - 17.5 - Mike Gee
  • 2016 ROAR On-Road Carpet Nationals - 13.5 - Mike Gee
  • 2015/6 ETS Season 9 Round 3 - Xray Pro Stock Division - Tony Streit
  • 2015 US Indoor Champs - 13.5 - Mike Gee
  • 2016 Roar On-Road Asphalt Nationals - 13.5 - Mike Gee
  • 2016 Roar On-Road Asphalt Nationals - 17.5 - Sam Isaacs
  • 2016 International Indoor Championships (IIC) - 17.5 - Mike Gee
  • 2016 Halloween Classic at the Gate - 17.5 - Brad Johnson
  • 2016 US Indoor Champs - 17.5 - Sam Isaacs
  • 2016 US Indoor Champs - 13.5 -Matt Lyons
  • 2016 Stock Wars - 17.5 - Mike Gee
  • 2016 Hudy Indoor Championship - 17.5 - Brad Johnson

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Old 03-20-2017, 06:25 PM   #2401
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Anyone having bearing issues? My A800X has done 4 meets now, and I put in Plaig Ceramics during the build, the front left bearing on the spool seized up on me last race, and when I went through it, 3 other bearings were borderline, the left hand side on the rear diff and both bearings on the back left hub.
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Anyone having bearing issues? My A800X has done 4 meets now, and I put in Plaig Ceramics during the build, the front left bearing on the spool seized up on me last race, and when I went through it, 3 other bearings were borderline, the left hand side on the rear diff and both bearings on the back left hub.
u need to oil bearings. i have zero experience w/ plaig bearings ... but in general, not oiling before install is setting yourself up for failure
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u need to oil bearings. i have zero experience w/ plaig bearings ... but in general, not oiling before install is setting yourself up for failure
Plaig bearings come pre-packed with grease.
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And I always apply Trinity Royal Oil to bearings prior to fitting them to the car.
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Plaig bearings come pre-packed with grease.
so did the AMTX kit bearings for 3+ years until they didnt. then there were a bunch of reports of seized bearings due to a manufacture sub-component issue.

ill continue to recommend that people -- #1 degrease their bearings & #2 oil appropriately
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so did the AMTX kit bearings for 3+ years until they didnt. then there were a bunch of reports of seized bearings due to a manufacture sub-component issue.

ill continue to recommend that people -- #1 degrease their bearings & #2 oil appropriately
Bearings aren't even a thing for me anymore...take care of them the best you can and when they go, they go.

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Bearings aren't even a thing for me anymore...take care of them the best you can and when they go, they go.

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Same here.... Three bearings is nothing... I have gone through twenty in about five meets... I love the boards too.....lol....
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Awesomatix kits are starting to hit distributors after being unavailable for some time now.
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All because I went to work on the production line.
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there's a used car currently on eBay, for anyone that's interested.
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I think Oleg is not from this planet or he has stumble upon alien technology. Keep up the amazing work Oleg. If Xray is luxury then Awesomatix must be fine caviar on top of luxury.
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What type of joint grease do you guys recommend for building the driveshafts?
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What type of joint grease do you guys recommend for building the driveshafts?
I like very light coat of anti wear grease.
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