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Old 04-20-2007, 03:17 PM
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I will have a T4 in a couple of weeks. What are the "soft" spots, areas that I need to really watch because they are more prone to go bad? How often are you rebuilding your shocks on these? And what you do you consider a "proper" rebuilding?

Any tips, I would be grateful for. This is my move from TC racing to Off-road!

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Old 04-20-2007, 03:52 PM
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T-4 is tuff cept for the servo saver, inspect it each race and replace when it needs it

Other then that its all good ...

suggest you change oil at least each race day...

Rebuild shocks (new seal`s ) 16 race days or so...
Do not forget to use the "green" slime on your seals....
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Old 04-20-2007, 09:57 PM
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Just be careful about the green slime in the shocks. It can clog the piston in the shock and make your pack change.
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Old 04-21-2007, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by AxiomJacob
Just be careful about the green slime in the shocks. It can clog the piston in the shock and make your pack change.
I have not previously green slimed a shock, so what the heck is it?

Maybe this is a stupid question, but what radios are up to the abuse that off-road trucks are subjected to? I used to have a Lynx 3D FM, but during a financial reversal, I had to trade it and my XXXS away for a brake job on my wife's Subaru Legacy GT. So I am looking at the 2.4Ghz systems. Are guys running them off-road? How well do they do in that environment? Personally I HATE glitching!

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Old 04-21-2007, 03:24 PM
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Green Slime is use to slow down the swelling of the rubber seals ...
It prevents the shock`s from leaking prematurely...

Only a small dab is needed before installing the shock seals....
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Old 04-21-2007, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Wild Cherry
Green Slime is use to slow down the swelling of the rubber seals ...
It prevents the shock`s from leaking prematurely...

Only a small dab is needed before installing the shock seals....
Where do you get your rebuilding supplies?

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Old 04-25-2007, 08:41 AM
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Hey, Broke the servo saver on the T4 yesturday. Does anyone make a better after market set-up then the stock one? thanks. Dan.
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Originally Posted by Cmotif
Where do you get your rebuilding supplies?

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Green Slime is sold by Ae Part #1105
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Originally Posted by Cmotif
I have not previously green slimed a shock, so what the heck is it?

Maybe this is a stupid question, but what radios are up to the abuse that off-road trucks are subjected to? I used to have a Lynx 3D FM, but during a financial reversal, I had to trade it and my XXXS away for a brake job on my wife's Subaru Legacy GT. So I am looking at the 2.4Ghz systems. Are guys running them off-road? How well do they do in that environment? Personally I HATE glitching!

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I use a MARS R radio with the spectrum module and dont have a problem now. First gen rx went bad on me(from 1 or 2yrs ago)

Green slime is good... Last race I opened up the shocks to see what was going on, turned out an O-ring busted and was stuck in the piston hole...part was coming out the top. :P

Any of you guys running the Novak GTB/6.5R combo? what setting do you guys use for the min brake, drive, etc...? I'm not too sure what they all do and how changing the values will help during the race and track conditions.
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Which wheels do people use on their B4 for the front and rear? I have seen the ones that associated has by Proline (ASC9589) and then the Proline wide velocity wheels (PRO266704). Is there a difference? Also, are all the Associated B4/Proline B4 front wheels the same or do they have the same "wide" designation versions as well?

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Originally Posted by cpatel529
Which wheels do people use on their B4 for the front and rear? I have seen the ones that associated has by Proline (ASC9589) and then the Proline wide velocity wheels (PRO266704). Is there a difference? Also, are all the Associated B4/Proline B4 front wheels the same or do they have the same "wide" designation versions as well?

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Both , Pro-Line & the Ae rim`s for the B-4 are the same , except the Ae price is less ....
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Anyone have a good starting gearing for a Novak 13.5 in a B4??? Pulled it out of my 12th scale and seeing how it does in my buggy....
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Originally Posted by vtl1180ny
Anyone have a good starting gearing for a Novak 13.5 in a B4??? Pulled it out of my 12th scale and seeing how it does in my buggy....
I run 23/81 with the non-sintered and 25/81 with the sintered. Haven't had the sintered version for that long so I'm still trying gearing changes.
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Originally Posted by trashedmaxx
I run 23/81 with the non-sintered and 25/81 with the sintered. Haven't had the sintered version for that long so I'm still trying gearing changes.
I put it in the buggy with 24/81 and it flips the buggy backwards.. How I love the torque of a brushless.... Gonna try and con the guys at my track to let me run it in 19 turn buggy... I don't think it'll fly in stock....
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Originally Posted by vtl1180ny
I put it in the buggy with 24/81 and it flips the buggy backwards.. How I love the torque of a brushless.... Gonna try and con the guys at my track to let me run it in 19 turn buggy... I don't think it'll fly in stock....
Me and my girls run our B4s in stock indoor carpet oval with the non-sintered 13.5s. I'm gearing us at 34/78, 31/78, and 29/78 (she prefers it a bit slower still). I don't see much difference between the 34t and 31t B4s when we are running side by side in the straight. My total laps are right there with the brushed guys, but I know I'll get a few more laps out of it when my driving improves. No problem being accepted as stock at my track. If you're doing gearing conversion, take into account that I'm running 2.07"-2.12" foams, not the 3.5" rubber tires.
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