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Old 08-18-2010, 04:48 PM
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whats on your rtr? those look similiar to the tread on mine
they're holeshots
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Old 08-18-2010, 04:51 PM
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I'm really digging the Pro-Line M3 Calibers, they're hooking up really well at my local track. I tried a bunch of different tires, holeshots, goosebumps, inside jobs, bar codes, but so far it's the Calibers all the way.
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Old 08-18-2010, 07:14 PM
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quick two questions.
1. Is it ok to grind the tabs off the anti squat shim?
2. To get a lipo to the back position what is required to do? I mean is there a new shock tower that is taller where the battery slides underneath?
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Old 08-18-2010, 07:41 PM
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ok.. ive gone through 2 rear shock towers in less than a week.

is the carbon much stronger?
or are there aftermarket rear shock towers that are stronger?
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Old 08-18-2010, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by monkee View Post
ok.. ive gone through 2 rear shock towers in less than a week.

is the carbon much stronger?
or are there aftermarket rear shock towers that are stronger?
There is a way to fix that problem..
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Old 08-18-2010, 08:10 PM
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well staying off my lid is a personal goal.

until that is reached, however, is carbon stronger?
or are there aftermarket rpm or alum rear towers?
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Old 08-18-2010, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by monkee View Post
well staying off my lid is a personal goal.

until that is reached, however, is carbon stronger?
or are there aftermarket rpm or alum rear towers?
I've been racing my b4.1 for probably 2 or 3 months, i've been on my lid a number of times and I've never broken a shock tower. as far as aftermarket upgrades, i've searched for them for the b4 but had no luck finding any. i know they make alum. shock towers for the sc10, but I'm guessing the sc10 shock tower and the b4 tower are totally different?., I dunno....................................hold the presses, team integy makes an aluminum rear shock tower for the b4 for $29.99 in anodized silver or blue. I hope this helps Monkee http://www.integy.com/st_main.html?p_catid=70 here's the address
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Old 08-18-2010, 08:33 PM
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well im going to pop on my last spare tower tonite and i just ordered the only carbon tower that amain had in stock...
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Originally Posted by monkee View Post
well im going to pop on my last spare tower tonite and i just ordered the only carbon tower that amain had in stock...
Just be aware that the rear carbon shock towers do not have the new 4th shock position, you will have to add this.
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Old 08-18-2010, 09:24 PM
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the 2 that i have broken and the 3rd im about to put on only have 3 holes?
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Originally Posted by monkee View Post
the 2 that i have broken and the 3rd im about to put on only have 3 holes?
The 4th hole refers to drilling a new hole closer to center on the old style, with the new towers people still call it the 4th hole even though there's only 3. Associated basically eliminated the outer most hole on the new towers.
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Originally Posted by monkee View Post
the 2 that i have broken and the 3rd im about to put on only have 3 holes?
They all have only 3 holes...the 4th hole is drilled further inboard on the tower. The B4.1 and all the newer plastic towers come like this. The carbon tower is the old style that does not have this inner hole (although it still has 3). If you are using this inner hole than you will have to drill it on the carbon tower.
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Old 08-18-2010, 09:53 PM
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and usually carbon snaps and breaks just as easy if not easier than the plastic parts. No flex in the carbon so if its stressed only one thing to do.... snap
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Old 08-18-2010, 10:18 PM
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most folks setups use a drilled hole closest to center of the vehicle?
i just got this buggy about a week ago.. i have been driving it with the shock on the outermost tip of the tower...
i wonder if that is leading to the easy breaking
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Just want to show my "new" car..regular FT B4, but with some mods, i hope it will be under 1000gr race ready.. the car is in progress, and i hope it will be done in a week or 2




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