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Old 01-21-2007, 09:36 PM   #61
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Shhh don't blow my cover. Well I hope to have some fun with the zx-5 at DR. I'm just not ready to dump that much on that car. I like that car but I think my LHS will support the kyosho alot better.
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Your secret is safe with me. As for Critters... Aldo doesn't stock much for that car, but has never had a problem ordering what I needed. I don't want to say that the ZX5 is bad or anything, it just needs a little aftermarket help. PM me if you need any help setting up the car for DR's... or for a little 4wd ep running.
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Theres a different set of shock o rings you can get to fix the issue. Part number KY-ORG03X Mini Inferno X-ring for Oil Shock. This stops all probs with the shocks leaking.

Little help here man , I just asked my LHS to order that part and they say it's not a valid part # .

Can you claify this for me please.
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*Damper parts
- Triple Cap system and new Oring (idem as TF5, V1RRR Evo and Evolva dampers).

straight from kyosho uk. they may already be in the kit if you get the updated kit

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To answer the thread question.....what's the best 4wd buggy out there....I say the losi 8

I know, I know electric.....thought I would lighten it up a bit in here...
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*Damper parts
- Triple Cap system and new Oring (idem as TF5, V1RRR Evo and Evolva dampers).

straight from kyosho uk. they may already be in the kit if you get the updated kit
Guess I 'll find out this week ...
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Little help here man , I just asked my LHS to order that part and they say it's not a valid part # .

Can you claify this for me please.

Sorry for the late reply.

Kyosho ORG03X (X-Ring for oil shocks) is what I ordered direct from rc-champ in Japan.
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Little help here man , I just asked my LHS to order that part and they say it's not a valid part # .

Can you claify this for me please.
Leave the KY- out of the part number.
http://www.shopkyosho.com/product/pr...YOORG03X/410.0

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Old 02-03-2007, 10:44 AM   #70
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Just finished building the ZX-5. Heres a pic as promised:



Just waiting for the front silver carbon shock tower to arrive and replace the stock tower and were off!
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Nicely Done. Are they the standard wheels?

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Nice looking ZX-5. Keep us updated on how it holds up durability wise as I am curious if kyosho fixed the initial issues. A very good buggy for the money.

Those wheels don't look standard.
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Yer, I'll let you know if it falls apart after a few jupms!.

The wheels that come with the kit are standard white disks. These are the spoke wheels that you can buy from a few places. http://dcracing.co.uk/dcrshop/index....58bd0c250424ae is one place they sell them though it is in the UK. Dunno where you can get them over the pond on your side. Postage wouldnt be that expensive though anyway. I've also found that my friends Academy SBV2 wheels fit the ZX-5 fine too.
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i'm a noob to 4wd but really it comes down to your driving style. if your a belt guy then a shaft car isn't the best car for you. if you race on smooth bluegroove or indoor then a rough track car isn't the best buggy.

i do think all the new school buggies are riding on the backs of yokomo and losi concepts. tamiya durga anyone? thats basicly a japanese verion of the xxx4 only improved. while many rc touring car manufacure can toss offroad suspenion on thier touring car chassis and call it the latest tech in 4wd buggy design is. it's expected in the recent surge in 4wd class.

the best buggy? don't know but yoko and losi were making 4wd race machines while these other guys were making toys

from a design standpoint I like the mr4bx is a work of art.
501x is quality too. the hb cyclone d4 is critisized of copying the bj4 but so what. there is something about the d4 that is just hi grade. the parts seem very high grade. i've heard the buggy turns sharp like a touring car on clay too.

you may laugh at this one but a full option durga is a a-main car. it's one hell of a power sliding beast! in japan durga chassis is taking it's share of wins agains d4's,501x and zx5's. add trf 501x shocks, double slipper, front oneway, cvds and you have a nationals level car.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXnct7IY4VU watch as the db01 owns the track while $500 struggle to keep up! this is a must see!

best buggy? go with what fits your driving style.
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wonder how long it takes for a durga to take a roar nats title...
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