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what 1/10 stadium truck should i get?!?!?

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Old 08-19-2009, 10:21 AM
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what's this x-factory?
are they good?


so...i guess i'll start looking for an XXXt-CR then
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by GSRswapandslow View Post
what's this x-factory?
are they good?


so...i guess i'll start looking for an XXXt-CR then
the xfactory truck is still getting popularity. the front end is the same as the t4, so you're back to the front a arms situation. you buy the t4 conversion kit which includes a chassis and the rear shock tower. and the kit to move your transmission on the inside of your truck instead of the back. this is supposed to inclease handleing on rough spots and in the air. i'd go losi.
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It seems as if you may not want to have what you already owned. But the T4 may be your best bet, in my opinion.

You can get a good used roller, some times with parts, for around $100 You already now how to work on it, and parts availability is plentyful.

The a-arm conversion that you should be using is the RPM one, which you will not break. Buy all of the RPM parts including the bulk head and aluminum hinge pin brace. There is always the option of the RPM front bumper in addition to that.

I have and had several t4s in the past. If your breaking the mentioned above, your doing something way wrong, and will have breakage issues with any truck that you buy.
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the only reason i broke arms...was running up the ramps at my local 1/8 track and casing the landings haha
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After owning multiple T4s through the years in a variety of configurations, I have really grown to not like how durable the front A-arms are. It was my biggest beef with the truck. And in comparision, I never really had an issue with the B4 a-arms at all.

Being a buggy guy at heart, I did try the Academy GV2T as I wanted to run it at a 1/8 scale track that also runs 1/10 2wd electrics, and its a very good truck. There are some things on it that you need to mod slightly (use longer screws here, go with aluminum bulkhead or hingepin screws, etc) but it works for me and I am faster with it than any of the T4s I have run. Its also very durable. But being a buggy man at heart, I picked up the GV2 Pro to run instead.

Maybe you should swing by the track and try wheeling some of the vehicle types available there that people use. That should give you a chance to see what you think.
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the only reason i broke arms...was running up the ramps at my local 1/8 track and casing the landings haha
I understand. My issues were also with a 1/8 track and wanting to jump the large jumps (not tripples) and land properly. I started out with a 10.5 and slowly worked my way down to a 6.5, trying all motors in between.

What I found was I could accomplich what I set out to do with the 6.5, but with the large front wheel, and rotating mass, if I landed just a little off, the arm would break. I felt for the track where I was driving on, the speed needed to do what I wanted it to do, was just to fast, in relation to the streingth and weight of the truck.

Adding the RPM parts just made it heavier, though it was more durable. I ended up buying a B3 to try out a buggy and I was able to do more with the B3 with a 10.5 that with the T4 and 6.5.

I usually go on an un prepped track, and ended up with a B44 (traction all of the time)

If your breaking the T4, your going to break any thing else on that 1/8 th track.

Have you ever thought about going slower and more technical with an SC truck or trying one of the lighter buggies?

In mod class, in club racing you may be allowed to change front tires. The J82 front tire is the same height as the truck front tire, not as wide, less rotating mass, and may be more for giving on the a-arms.

The orgional 10T had an optional skinnier front tire.

Just a thought.
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i have a spec slash racer and am picking up a 2nd sc10 tonight
i just sold a brushless sc10 and a brushless slash to go back stock with them...


i didn't realize xxxt-cr's were so high....it's gonna cost as much as a b44 to get one runnign the way i want...
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xxxt-cr used and the xxxt you should be able to find used for a good
price on this board. Heck theres a xxxt with graphites parts for 100 from
one of the locals at our track that is an excellent shape. Why would you sell
a slash brushless and buy another for brush instead of keeping it and changing the power system out maybe I am reading it wrong

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Originally Posted by GSRswapandslow View Post
i have a spec slash racer and am picking up a 2nd sc10 tonight
i just sold a brushless sc10 and a brushless slash to go back stock with them...


i didn't realize xxxt-cr's were so high....it's gonna cost as much as a b44 to get one runnign the way i want...
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xxxt-cr used and the xxxt you should be able to find used for a good
price on this board. Heck theres a xxxt with graphites parts for 100 from
one of the locals at our track that is an excellent shape. Why would you sell
a slash brushless and buy another for brush instead of keeping it and changing the power system out maybe I am reading it wrong

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well, i have my xxx-t for sale. it is smooth and very well taken care of. as you have seen the link, you can tell it's in clean condition.
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Originally Posted by dynodan22 View Post
Why would you sell a slash brushless and buy another for brush instead of keeping it and changing the power system out maybe I am reading it wrong

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that's too much work......i just sold both my brushless ones for a fair price, and picked up to brushed ones for VERY VERY good prices.

the sc10 will most likely go right back up for sell though
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Originally Posted by GSRswapandslow View Post
god i hope you're joking
Rustler VXL all the way Man
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Originally Posted by TRXRustler33 View Post
Rustler VXL all the way Man
thank you
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t4 if you want to race..............and win!
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t4 or rt5..nuff said
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Originally Posted by TRXRustler33 View Post
Rustler VXL all the way Man
he sounds like a racer. a rustler is going to completely suck racing.
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