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Old 06-29-2013, 09:49 PM
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Oops!!! I forgot about the chassis...
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I ordered the RTR today along with the aluminum servo horn, aluminum steering plate, spare shock towers, and a Reedy Sonic 13.5. A guy at the track recommended Megabites (red) out back so I grabbed a pair along with some JConcepts ribbed fronts (blue). Was looking at setups on PetitRC but couldnt find much for a very small (30x60) dry outdoor track. Any recommendations for initial setup?

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Originally Posted by madweazl View Post
I ordered the RTR today along with the aluminum servo horn, aluminum steering plate, spare shock towers, and a Reedy Sonic 13.5. A guy at the track recommended Megabites (red) out back so I grabbed a pair along with some JConcepts ribbed fronts (blue). Was looking at setups on PetitRC but couldnt find much for a very small (30x60) dry outdoor track. Any recommendations for initial setup?

JC rips in blue look good for that track. May want to get green as well if track temps are cool and or damp/wet. Barcodes look like they would be dialed there as well.

Ran a few packs yest with the B stuff. No durability issues.
What's everyone using for pistons? Anybody using 2-3 hole?

I have new alum chassis and body as well as some other parts I just put in F/S section if anyone is interested.
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Old 06-30-2013, 08:02 AM
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Hi Guys, which ball cups are good replacements for the stock Durango ones? my rear suspension ballcups seem to pop way to easy

*EDIT - never mind, found the post.

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Old 06-30-2013, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by kwiksi View Post
JC rips in blue look good for that track. May want to get green as well if track temps are cool and or damp/wet. Barcodes look like they would be dialed there as well.

Ran a few packs yest with the B stuff. No durability issues.
What's everyone using for pistons? Anybody using 2-3 hole?

I have new alum chassis and body as well as some other parts I just put in F/S section if anyone is interested.
Temps are 85-90 right now so I didnt think super soft would be a very good match. Not sure how much water it will get. A good sweep and it should be great.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by kwiksi View Post
JC rips in blue look good for that track. May want to get green as well if track temps are cool and or damp/wet. Barcodes look like they would be dialed there as well.

Ran a few packs yest with the B stuff. No durability issues.
What's everyone using for pistons? Anybody using 2-3 hole?

I have new alum chassis and body as well as some other parts I just put in F/S section if anyone is interested.
Im Running 2X1.5 W/ 35WT Oil matched with Green Springs front
and 3X1.5 W/32.5 WT Oil matched with Red Springs Rear... Tons of pack, and very smooth, my favorite set up so far!
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:21 PM
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Bought a DEX210 that should be here Wednesday

2 quick questions, if you guys dont mind...
  1. What size is the front & rear hex? I want to buy some ON ROAD tires/wheels and dont know what size to look for.
  2. Does the +8mm chassis make a big enough difference that I should buy one?
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Originally Posted by DonRSD View Post
Bought a DEX210 that should be here Wednesday

2 quick questions, if you guys dont mind...
  1. What size is the front & rear hex? I want to buy some ON ROAD tires/wheels and dont know what size to look for.
  2. Does the +8mm chassis make a big enough difference that I should buy one?
14MM Rear and the fronts are Bearing type wheels
And it all depends on what your looking for. Haha sorry if that didnt help
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:31 PM
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I'm running 4 hole pistons
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by BS-Racing View Post
14MM Rear and the fronts are Bearing type wheels
And it all depends on what your looking for. Haha sorry if that didnt help
Not at all lol
Well if Im looking for front tires/wheels, what do I search for?

I just want some STREET tires.

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Old 06-30-2013, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by DonRSD View Post
Bought a DEX210 that should be here Wednesday

2 quick questions, if you guys dont mind...
  1. What size is the front & rear hex? I want to buy some ON ROAD tires/wheels and dont know what size to look for.
  2. Does the +8mm chassis make a big enough difference that I should buy one?
Here are the wheels that will fit the DEX210.
Front wheels http://www.amainhobbies.com/advanced...&x=-172&y=-165
Rear wheels http://www.amainhobbies.com/advanced...&x=-172&y=-165
As for tires, don't know of any tires specifically designed for onroad buggy use, I just use worn out sets. Any of the 2.2" tires found below will fit.
Front http://www.amainhobbies.com/index.ph...ires-2wd-Front
Rear http://www.amainhobbies.com/index.ph...ggy-Tires-Rear
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These are 2.2s, might be able to fit them up front.
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Hi guys, I have broken this part 2 times in under 3 batteries so I guess its time to upgrade.
Durango DEX210 Thread-toe-block.jpg

I run on a hardpack clay track with a wet and loose top surface. Is the Tresery 2/3 Block a good choice?
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Here is a photo of the track conditions.
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Originally Posted by ClayRacer View Post
Hi guys, I have broken this part 2 times in under 3 batteries so I guess its time to upgrade.
Attachment 1084832

I run on a hardpack clay track with a wet and loose top surface. Is the Tresery 2/3 Block a good choice?
Attachment 1084833

Here is a photo of the track conditions.
Attachment 1084831
This look like lali warehouse in HK, if that's the case, the Tresrey parts works great since you will want less antisquat for that track. I have a setting for that track if you are interest in it.
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Originally Posted by ClayRacer View Post
Hi guys, I have broken this part 2 times in under 3 batteries so I guess its time to upgrade.
Attachment 1084832

I run on a hardpack clay track with a wet and loose top surface. Is the Tresery 2/3 Block a good choice?
Attachment 1084833

Here is a photo of the track conditions.
Attachment 1084831
The tresrey part is great, takes a ton of beating and holds up really well. However I would check out the new spec b hinge pin hangers. They are designed without the pivot balls, and you could also probably sand down a set to get a low roll center option which seems to be interesting for people running on loose surfaces.
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