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Old 01-06-2005, 04:44 PM
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Cool shortage worldwide of FK kits DUE TO NEW CAR COMMING OUT?

as some of you may be aware. there is currently noxray FUK t1 touring kits available anywhere.

is this due to the new facotry being built? or is it due to a new car comming out? i found this on the xray website forums

"Stay cool guys, I've heard some rumors which tells me that the development of a new T1 OR a brand new car is still in the focus of the team. Can't wait to see the result (however I have a big stock of suspension spare parts for my FK so I wouldn't prefer changing the suspension only the shocks please I hate them and off course the CG must be lowered.
I like the diffs and I think the Xray is one of the best car regarding to assembling/disassembling. "

IS THIS TRUE?
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Yes, i agree, i think thats very true statement.
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I heard that they are having a shortage of the hudy spring steel and that all of their products are on hold.

Plus they are also in the process of stocking up the new Xray USA site, so i would assume a lot of their focus is onthat.

I would be surprised if they are limiting supply of current kits, due to the development of a newer one. The demand is still there they would be shoorting themselves in the foot.
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Originally posted by Besercoe
I heard that they are having a shortage of the hudy spring steel and that all of their products are on hold.
is this really a special steel? i thought it was just annodised alloy?

that new factory in slovakia looks freaking mad!

what is the usa site?
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Originally posted by VenomWorldOrder
[B]is this really a special steel? i thought it was just annodised alloy?
Yeah, the spring steel is really good quality and much stronger than an alloy, but has about the same weight.

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what is the usa site?
http://www.rcamerica.com
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Do you really think there going to bring out a new car without trialing it at a big race meet like the last 3. (Worlds , Cleveland , Novak Race??

No there not the car is fairly new its self. Look at Losi for example there trialing thois car at every race possible before sending it in to production.

When you hear rumours about a new car at a race but dont start thonking your own.

It makes you look m sill again.
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Originally posted by NR

When you hear rumours about a new car at a race but dont start thonking your own.
It makes you look m sill again.
HAHAHAHAHAHA!! those spelling mistakes don't look to flash hot, it also detracts from any attempt to make my post look stupid. ....anyway, do you just track and hunt down my posts just to make smart alec comments?

SILLY? because i ask a question?
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also a quick question for all xray racers what do you think is better the BMI optional chassis and top deck or the equivelant xray chassis and top decks? also what is the thickness of the bmi chassis? and what would the equivelant xray version of these be?
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also a quick question for all xray racers what do you think is better the BMI optional chassis and top deck or the equivelant xray chassis and top decks? also what is the thickness of the bmi chassis? and what would the equivelant xray version of these be?
Xray and BMI are both very good, XRC is 3.5mm, BMI is 3mm but different materials so same strength. BMI has cells marginally further forward though for extra steering.

Are you getting a sexray thomas?
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Originally posted by Besercoe
Xray and BMI are both very good, XRC is 3.5mm, BMI is 3mm but different materials so same strength. BMI has cells marginally further forward though for extra steering.

Are you getting a sexray thomas?
yeah i'm really excited about driving it. i should have it at the end of the month.

what i want to know is if the optional chassis is actually needed at all? i got the PRP kit for the pro4 but on the surfaces that we have available in sydney do i need it?
i know the initial steering and response would be better but with places like windsor and EC being pritty slippery do i need it?
i wouldn't mind having it as a tuning option. the BMI optional tunnable top deck looks like a better part. you can change the characteristics of it by movving the disk. but there is no price on the site. i'm leaning towards the BMI because it has pre sanded and angled batt slots. is the colour of the BMI that ugly yellow colour on the site or a normal carbon fibre colour?

i read on the xray forum site that the users think it has a high roll centre depending on hwat pinion and spur you use. is this true?
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if youre after a sexray buy NR's one, has both chassis, and is in good nick, only wants $450 for it.
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Originally posted by Besercoe
if youre after a sexray buy NR's one, has both chassis, and is in good nick, only wants $450 for it.
i'm not too rushed to get one, i'm not able to race at the next ec meet anyway i got some other stuff on, i might as well wait and get all the parts i wanna buy with it in one hit. plus i'd prefer to build one from scratch to understand how it comes together.
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Do you really think there going to bring out a new car without trialing it at a big race meet like the last 3. (Worlds , Cleveland , Novak Race??
And Guess what, the X Ray guys have been running cars that slightly look like the FK, but there is a fair difference between the two.
So a new car could be on the way

i might as well wait and get all the parts i wanna buy with it in one hit
And you might not be able to get one then either, but just wait see any way
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there is always talk of new cars on the xray forum. but the replys which comes from some of the head guys at xray HQ, sugest the there is no need for a new car. i would agree with this, although i think there are a couple of parts which xray can improve on. like re-work the center of gravity and the shock definatly have to be revised., and i think they should also re-work their bearings. to create a much smoother drive train.

don't worry about xray not having enough stock. i will probably guess that the delay is because of their new factory. (man that factory looks nice).
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Originally posted by murfy
there is always talk of new cars on the xray forum. but the replys which comes from some of the head guys at xray HQ, sugest the there is no need for a new car. i would agree with this, although i think there are a couple of parts which xray can improve on. like re-work the center of gravity and the shock definatly have to be revised., and i think they should also re-work their bearings. to create a much smoother drive train.

don't worry about xray not having enough stock. i will probably guess that the delay is because of their new factory. (man that factory looks nice).
sure the car looks great, and it's a killer, as proven by the local track numbers but there is always something that can be improved. just from looking at a pic i'd say the servo could be moved in a touch. can someone post a pic of a xray with a shulze speedy installed?

i put a pre order in with a usa online shop so i'm pritty much garunteed of a car once the rcdistributer in the usa gets em.

if i don't like the xray, i'm quiting electric! and sticking to nitro.
wahahaha the B finals will be mine!
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