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Old 04-11-2008, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by browndja
Ive just got a xxx4 G+ from my bro, and cant get it to steer correctly. We went over the whole car, DLed setups, but cant find anything to make it steer better. At high speeds it turns fine, but through corners you have to take it very slow and wide. Any suggestions or similar things going on with your xxx?
r u running a front oneway?
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Old 04-11-2008, 03:05 PM
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nope, dont have a one way.
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Originally Posted by browndja
nope, dont have a one way.
U really need a oneway to help the low speed steering on this car due to lack of steering throw.
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Old 04-13-2008, 03:36 PM
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Question:
I was going to change the front carriers on the xxx, I was wondering about some opinions on changing the carriers to JConcepts alum. machined carriers/ or just using stock graphite parts with the longer king-pin conversion?
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Old 04-13-2008, 03:41 PM
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I ran my XXX4 for the first time today. I only ran 1 pack and all i can say is WOW . It had tons of traction and plenty of steering with the oneway installed. i have a b44 also that is now for sale.
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I ran my XXX-4 for the first time this season as well. THe track was in great shape, moist and pretty soft. I used 4200s with a 19 turn and that provided enough speed for me. Motor was just the right temperature when I took it off the track too.
Does anybody run swaybars in the rear? I ran one for a while today and the rear was just sliding all around, so I took it off. That did the trick, I got my traction back and some needed damping in the rear. I still feel that I am too stiff all around. I have dark green springs up front and reds in the rear. I believe I have the 3 hole pistons with 40/35. That is probably too thick, considering its what I use in my CRT.5. Any suggestions as how to soften up the suspension?
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I always run the stock rear swaybar. Also, I have run all types of oil weights in the front, I keep coming back to 40f stock pistons, and 27.5 or 30 rear with stock pistons. And of course the one way. Also silver front and pink rear springs.
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I went out with the stock setup including the sway bar. I only changed shock oil. I am running 27.5/front and 30/rear. That was at the recommendation of a great driver and my track and local team losi driver.
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Originally Posted by Alltapdout
Question:
I was going to change the front carriers on the xxx, I was wondering about some opinions on changing the carriers to JConcepts alum. machined carriers/ or just using stock graphite parts with the longer king-pin conversion?
Thanks
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Old 04-15-2008, 06:14 AM
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My local hobby shop actually has front castor blocks for the xxx-4 specially machined from aluminum. They are at:

http://www.amainraceway.com/

Not sure if they are on the site or not, but they had 50+ pairs a couple of weeks ago, give em a call.
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Originally Posted by TSewell
My local hobby shop actually has front castor blocks for the xxx-4 specially machined from aluminum. They are at:

http://www.amainraceway.com/

Not sure if they are on the site or not, but they had 50+ pairs a couple of weeks ago, give em a call.
Yes sir, I am aware of the amain truggy conversion, but I guess I just slacked off on checking their site... I called last year and they told me it was going to be months before they made more. By the looks of their web site, they are out of stock again. Oh well, I went and ordered a set from Jconcepts...I'll make them work, even though locals have told me not to even try. Thanks for the reply anyways.
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i wounder why they (losi) discontinue's parts for this buggy that are essental I.E. front alumium carries and inner pivots .I mean the demand is there why quit making them ? i have been looking for a full set for like 3 mnths now .there was a set used go on e-bay for 126.00 wow! i just could not justify the cost .bert
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Originally Posted by russo11218
i wounder why they (losi) discontinue's parts for this buggy that are essental I.E. front alumium carries and inner pivots .I mean the demand is there why quit making them ? i have been looking for a full set for like 3 mnths now .there was a set used go on e-bay for 126.00 wow! i just could not justify the cost .bert
Doesn't make sense to discontinue durable aluminum parts. Unless they want you to buy lots of the plastic ones that break often.
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Losi has been doing things that defy logic. They stopped making the steel lipo tray for the Type-R sedan a year ago, then lipo's just became legal this year. Why? they claimed it costs too much to produce, so why not raise the price? After all the fluff enough PPL bitched at losi, now the tray is comming back in a month, and guess what? Its going to be the same price! Someone at the top level needs to get real, or risk losing customers.
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I agree, and am also looking for those stupid inner pivots but refuse to pay over 50$ for them. I just broke the front outdrive, do these break often? I was just coasting into a sweeper.
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