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Old 01-19-2007, 10:40 AM
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Damn you guys , Looks like I'm gonna have to wait and see what kind of support my LHS has for the Atomic-Carbon S4 conversion for the BJ4. I like that the BJ4 looks much more balanced then the ZX-5 . Thank you again guys.
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Old 01-19-2007, 10:45 AM
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all i can do is quote DMX "Here we go again"
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Old 01-19-2007, 10:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Apexs
people do search, but if posts are a few months old and someone is new to r/c how are they to know if the info is still good? 10 new great cars could of come out in that time :P just my 2c

We're not discussing touring cars, hahaha. Searching would at least give you a good idea on which 3 or so are the top cars. That information would allow you to take a look at your local track and see which is the best supported car.
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Old 01-20-2007, 08:46 AM
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I opted for the ZX-5 With silver carbon towers, titanium turnbuckles, Blue Aluminum Front Suspension Holder and the Hex screw kit. Thanks everyone.
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Originally Posted by Orsm
I opted for the ZX-5 With silver carbon towers, titanium turnbuckles, Blue Aluminum Front Suspension Holder and the Hex screw kit. Thanks everyone.
Sweet nice choice. Have you bought it yet? If not, than check out http://www.amainhobbies.com Best prices and service. Be sure to post up pics once you have it

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I find http://www.ultimatehobbies.com/ to be cheaper
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Old 01-20-2007, 04:25 PM
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yup I got it from http://www.amainhobbies.com which was slightly more expensive than rcmart.com but their website woudln't checkout so its their loss! Got all the essensial parts for it I think (Just got the ceramic ball diffs aswell as the other stuff) and hopefully I should be ok. Not sure what motor and esc to get but I was very interested in the mamba max brushless esc and a sintered brushless motor (Legal in April). Not sure what pinion gear to use tbh with the setup tho as I will be racing at Bury and Batleys bumpy UK tracks. :s
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Originally Posted by losiguy69
you can get lipos from max amps in saddle packs ,also you can see lots of pics of the bj4 on rc10b4.com
true dat. max amps makes 'em in saddle pack.

J C F D.....if you wanna see a pic of a bj4 worlds car here's a pic of my bj4we.......

jconcepts has customer service that is second to none.....really. they're great. ordering parts is super fast too...they ship very fast, and you won't find nicer people in industry.

btw, it comes with ae shocks in the kit, but i prefer losi shocks to the ae ones, so that's why they are on the car.
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here's one with body on........
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here's a pic of it on the track.......note that it's showing a zx-5 the way around the track.
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Originally Posted by Drift_Buggy
Sweet nice choice. Have you bought it yet? If not, than check out http://www.amainhobbies.com Best prices and service. Be sure to post up pics once you have it

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Yes I'll stick some pics of it on this thread when I get it built
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Originally Posted by dirtracer1
here's one with body on........
Where you doing the BK paint scheme? Or did it just turn out like that?

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You can read a review by XRC on the ZX5 here - http://www.rc411.com/pages/reviews.php?review=45&page=2
and watch a video from Kyosho
http://www.kyosho.com/jpn/fun/movie/wmv/lazer_zx-5.wmv

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Tamiya 501X and parts ARE cheap
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Old 01-21-2007, 10:18 AM
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Originally Posted by dirtracer1
true dat. max amps makes 'em in saddle pack.

J C F D.....if you wanna see a pic of a bj4 worlds car here's a pic of my bj4we.......

jconcepts has customer service that is second to none.....really. they're great. ordering parts is super fast too...they ship very fast, and you won't find nicer people in industry.

btw, it comes with ae shocks in the kit, but i prefer losi shocks to the ae ones, so that's why they are on the car.
I like the way the bj4 is laid out , and considering I wont really be "racing" with it , but more just "racing around a track with a bunch of buddies" I think the ZX-5 is my choice.

He is another dumb question sorry guys,
The ZX-5 uses the standard 1/10th scale wheels right
SO I dont have to make "special orders " through my LHS .

Originally Posted by Drift_Buggy
You can read a review by XRC on the ZX5 here - http://www.rc411.com/pages/reviews.php?review=45&page=2
and watch a video from Kyosho
http://www.kyosho.com/jpn/fun/movie/wmv/lazer_zx-5.wmv

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I have a subscription to XRC .
Thanx for the vid !!
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