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Old 07-17-2004, 12:33 AM
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thanks. Any other opinions on that?
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Old 07-17-2004, 11:07 AM
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I emailed the seller and he replied saying that he'd forgot to throw the motor mount in, and he'll be sending it tomorrow for free. I think he also said it was the Matt Francis Red Anodized one.

I'm finding out a problem with the steering. The car steers right like any car would, but it barely steers left. I can see that on a left turn, the left bellcrank is hitting the belt tunnel. It's in the front bellcrank position; would it fix it to move the bellcranks back to the rear mounting location?

Thanks, although I feel like the only one in here...
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Old 07-17-2004, 11:13 AM
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If you want to use the kit battery holddown, a trick is to get some weather stripping / insulation and run it along the battery strap. This will take out any slack in between the battery and the strap. I did this with my BMI TC3 and I do it now with my MRC Academy and it works great. Batteries don't move at all.

I would say try and use the kit shocks first and see how you like them. Save up then for hopups that will make the most difference. I hear that black belt upgrade is really good for the XXX-4.
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Old 07-17-2004, 08:58 PM
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what exactly does the upgrade do?
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Old 07-17-2004, 09:33 PM
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for the xxx4 the belt upgrade is not nearly as needed as its onroad brother, truth be told save your money for the parts you WILL break
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What are some good upgrades? I know the Front arms, towers, and that's about it....
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Old 07-19-2004, 06:26 AM
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For upgrades right now, I would hold off, and just try the vehicle out and see how it goes in its stock form. give it a week or two of racing and practicing and then see what you would like it to do more of and maybe there are upgrades out there that will do that for you.
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Old 07-19-2004, 03:34 PM
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Thanks for the tip, Cain. Good Idea, First I need to get it up and running! I saw you put the GM V8 on ebay, I was just gunna PM you about it!
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Just keep on checking ebay on a regular basis. You would be suprised that sometimes people put stuff up there DIRT cheap on a buy it now. For speed controls if you can find a cyclone C2 or even purple cyclone, especially a refurbished one new in the package, I would pick them up as they are still great ESCs and you should have plenty of room for that in your XXX-4.

GM and LRP also make great stuff.
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Old 07-20-2004, 01:09 PM
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My last LRP was a disappointment, but I'm looking in to the Following ESCs: GM V8, New Tekin G10, GT7 used, Cyclone, Atom, 7.1 LRP...
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Old 07-20-2004, 02:21 PM
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I'm also interested in the Novak Dually.
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Old 07-21-2004, 03:19 AM
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Dually is pretty good but I have had 3 die on me in just over a year, 1 due to water the other 2 just stopped working.

Novak's support is very good though.
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With the GT7 I would be alittle leary, because you may get an older style one that were very prone to going poof on you.

The rest you have listed look great. If you see any GM V12 escs cheap, those are really great units too.
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Originally posted by LosiFromHell986
I'm also interested in the Novak Dually.
Hey Jeff! I registered! i am interested in a dually too but not a novak!! j/k i might get a gt7 bye!! by the way is the xxx4 running yet
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Old 07-22-2004, 07:48 AM
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Dude,l i run the XXX$, andhave tried the Quantum (SP) Competitoion and the Novak GT7, and i think the GT7 is the best for thew XXX4. The Q Comp is great for the XXXT MF though....
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