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Old 03-13-2007, 04:57 PM
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The motor can be put one, maybe two places on the chassis. The SBV2 can use any battery config. known to man.
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Old 03-13-2007, 05:02 PM
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Old 03-14-2007, 05:10 AM
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I like the servo saver design on this car,
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Old 03-14-2007, 09:17 AM
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I dont like the steering rack.
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Old 03-14-2007, 07:17 PM
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Do you guys need some setup help? Tebo's nats setup works great. I would reccomend running diffs only in the car, with a rear swaybar. To all those interested in a shaft oneway, the car is easier to drive, but no faster.
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Old 03-14-2007, 09:15 PM
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looking closely at the buggy, it doesn't seem identical to a bj4. yes, it does have saddle packs, mid motor mount, and shaft drive train...but the suspension set up looks a little different...the steering geometry looks a little different....i don't know what the dimensions are....and maybe the drive train will be a little quieter than the bj4....or maybe the shocks are better than the associated ones on the bj4...or, it may end up being a piece of crap...we just won't know until it's out.

i have both a bj4 w.e. (with losi shocks) and xx4 w.e., both cars have things i like and dislike...i agree with some others, the more 4wd buggies that "work", the better for the class...who cares if they are similar to something already on the market.

imagine how much less progress would be had by audi and bmw, if they didn't copy each other's technologies or "concepts". same with taylor made and callaway golf clubs. i could go on and on...

the reality is, it's good if companies refine technologies that already work....this increases supply, which passes savings to the consumer and moves us all forward. i know this may hurt "the man's" bottom line...but it's good for the hobby.

maybe jconcepts will find a way to raise the bar and create something even better than there already world champion proven bj4! i'm sure i would buy it.

lastly,you guys at jconcepts should just be humble about this whole topic. the bj4 is already proven itself, you don't have to defend it...this d4 hasn't done or proven anything yet.
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Old 03-17-2007, 07:35 PM
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Is there a release date for this car?
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Old 03-18-2007, 03:20 AM
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Originally Posted by 4times
...this d4 hasn't done or proven anything yet.
Arrrrr... didn't it place 1st and 3rd at its first MAJOR meeting, the Ifmar World Warm-ups!!
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Old 03-18-2007, 04:55 AM
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hara running d4 at cactus?
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Old 03-20-2007, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by bigb11
Is there a release date for this car?
Word from Hot bodies is the kit will be available late April/early May. We should have pricing for this buggy soon.

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Old 03-28-2007, 09:34 PM
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Default Cyclone D4 - exploded parts diagram

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Exploded parts diagram.
http://hpiracing.co.jp/contents/hotb...cyclone_d4.pdf

It must be getting closer to release.

What other brand F/R wheels will work on this buggy?

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Old 03-29-2007, 07:30 AM
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that makes me happy to see that
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:42 AM
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That kit looks really good, but I hate saddle paks (only because I have a boat load of S-by-S already built and ready to go)

kit looks like a winner!
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Old 03-29-2007, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by .MAtt.
Arrrrr... didn't it place 1st and 3rd at its first MAJOR meeting, the Ifmar World Warm-ups!!
Cause its a purple BJ4 Worlds!

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Old 03-29-2007, 05:27 PM
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It does look promising. I just hope it's not as promising as the 501. BEcause I haven't heard a damn thing from that buggy ever since it's release. But this one seems to have potential. Shaft drive seems to be the ideal drive train for 4wd buggies.
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