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Old 12-25-2006, 12:40 AM   #1
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getting my new XX4 together. What do you guys think.[IMG][/IMG]

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Old 12-25-2006, 12:30 PM   #2
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sweet, get ready to break shit! have fun with it, can't wait to get mine. Did you go brushless?
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Yes I'm going brushless. Novak 6.5 system.
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sweet, get ready to break shit! have fun with it, can't wait to get mine. Did you go brushless?
That is not neccesarily true, just keep on all fours. Good luck i have had a great time with my xx-4. The only thing I changed was take out the front internal shock springs because they get caught up in the cartridge and the front shock springs to green to help the oversteer. Have fun!!!
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I am not running the internal springs. I might try the green springs up front though. Thanks for the info.
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I use the internal springs on all my cars, and I put a thin motor shim on first, this keeps the spring from getting caught in the cartridge. I started doing that when a shock on my AD2 wouldn't extend all the way, I couldn't figure it out for the life of me until I took it apart a saw the spring was lodged under the cap and grinding the nitride coating off.
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huh didn't think about a motor shim because i tried those clear associated shims for their shocks and it still got stuck. I did really like running them till that that happened. . I especially liked to run them in the rear for more controlled braking. Thanks for the tip
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Old 12-25-2006, 05:16 PM   #8
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the metal motor shim won't flex like a plastic peice and fits tight over the shaft, but not that tight to where it will bind the movement of the shock.
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Thats why!!!
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xxxcrracer.......
are you the guy that was talking to charlie ames on friday night???
that looks like a xx-4 that was next to him not finished????? Was that you
I am chris that was talking/helping charlie out...if so whats up!!!
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Old 12-25-2006, 08:19 PM   #11
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Nice car. I'm slowly putting together an older xx4 for the springtime. Nice to see a finished product.
I had one last summer and sold it. I never broke anything but the motor clamp. I would recommend getting an aluminum one with the screw in the top. There's a guy that makes them around here for 25 bux shipped, if you end up wanting one PM me sometime and I'll give ya his email address.
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Congradulation!! ^_^
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i have an older one that i got off of a guy two years ago it's a great car it's fast but i break alot of shit on it. i have even replaced the parts with new ones and broken them. but i run the same lap times as the 8th scale buggy guys.
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