R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-25-2008, 07:00 PM   #1
Tech Adept
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London, UK
Posts: 175
Default B4RS and B4 parts

On my LHS site, some of the associated parts say (B4, others just say B4 RTR) Is there a difference in these parts?
For example, it says "Blue front shock body (B4 RTR)" Is this referring to the B4RS and will all the normal B4 parts fit on the B4RS?
Limerick91 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2008, 07:23 PM   #2
Tech Elite
SpraydbySprague's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Conducting aggressive board meetings at my local track
Posts: 3,301
Trader Rating: 64 (100%+)

There are differences in the materials used between the Factory Team and the RS versions of the B4. For starters, the shocks on the FT kit are hard anodized and Teflon coated for smoother movement and longer wear. The RS shocks are simply blue anodized and do not have the long wear of the FT shocks. The plastics between the two kits are different. The FT kit uses a graphite reinforced plastic which is stiffer and lighter than the standard plastics in the RS.

The nice thing is, you can slowly upgrade the RS to FT spec over time as your budget allows.
How would I describe my holeshots?

Three words...

Ready... Steady... Confetti!!!! (gonna need a new one of those)
SpraydbySprague is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2008, 01:24 AM   #3
Tech Apprentice
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 70

I think the RS also use graphite reinforced plastic.
m3cosmos is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Land of confusion asciibaron Electric Off-Road 39 06-25-2009 11:07 AM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 08:18 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net