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Old 04-19-2008, 09:05 AM
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for more durability, I would reccommend Lunsford Ti turnbuckles and may be the hindge pins. The lunsford buckles over the AE FT blues are thicker and stronger. I'm replacing all the AE FT ones on my b44 w/ lunsfords... even the lunsford ones can be bent but they are much stronger than the FT ones.
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:14 AM
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I agree with what was said, an aluminum bulkhead CAN be helpful, but a good whack could mess things up. Otherwise, upgraded ti turnbuckles (Lunsford FTW) and really a heatsink motor plate is about all you need.



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Old 04-23-2008, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by MOmo View Post
I agree with what was said, an aluminum bulkhead CAN be helpful, but a good whack could mess things up. Otherwise, upgraded ti turnbuckles (Lunsford FTW) and really a heatsink motor plate is about all you need.



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I have the FT B4. What aftermarket heatsinks are available? Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:21 PM
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My B4 is almost ready to hit the track. Check it out...

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Old 04-23-2008, 12:24 PM
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Umm, one problem. That's a B4, not a B44
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:32 PM
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although those washers look cool on the bottom of the rear shocks. take them off. if you break a rear arm youll end up ripping the shock eye in half every time.
been there done that.
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:35 PM
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Woops...I meant to say B4...I just finished a B44 as well that I posted in the B44 forum...
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Old 04-23-2008, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by rifleman223 View Post
I have the FT B4. What aftermarket heatsinks are available? Thanks in advance.
I think he's referencing the FT motor plate that is milled/grooved for more surface area compared to the stock/rtr one. You may have it if you got a FT kit but I'm not sure it comes w/ the ft kit.... Trinity makes or use to make one also. I don't know of any motor heat sinks that would fit/work on a b4/t4.
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Old 04-23-2008, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by speedsterblade View Post
I think he's referencing the FT motor plate that is milled/grooved for more surface area compared to the stock/rtr one. You may have it if you got a FT kit but I'm not sure it comes w/ the ft kit.... Trinity makes or use to make one also. I don't know of any motor heat sinks that would fit/work on a b4/t4.
Thanks, that is what I thought. I mistakenly thought that there was an aftermarket plate. Either case, I am sure that the current one is sufficient with the larger surface are than the non FT one.
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Old 04-24-2008, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by rifleman223 View Post
Thanks, that is what I thought. I mistakenly thought that there was an aftermarket plate. Either case, I am sure that the current one is sufficient with the larger surface are than the non FT one.
Racers Edge makes (or made) an anodized motor plate as well, it is a little beefier. In any case, I actually prefer the stock plate to the FT blue milled one, as I think it flexes less.
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Old 04-24-2008, 04:41 PM
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what type of front/rear tires do you guys recommend for running on VERY low cut grass and dusty hard packed dirt?

has anyone had problems with the the camber link ball studs coming loose out of the shock tower? what did you use to keep them in place?

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Old 04-25-2008, 04:05 PM
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I'd run ifmar studs on the rear - aggressive enough to grab in grass but decent for the hard-pack also. If you're just bashing get silvers - they last a little longer
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its been about a year I think it is time to dust off the t4
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LOW ET, are you referring to the front or rear for camber?
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Originally Posted by dougyunker View Post
LOW ET, are you referring to the front or rear for camber?
both. my truck is brand new and i ran it maybe four times now and after going over everything i noticed both the front and rear ballstuds for the camber links on the shock towers were backing out of the hole. do you guys use some type of loctite or maybe a longer threaded side so we can put nuts on the other side of the ballstud?
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