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Old 04-14-2014, 09:09 PM   #4561
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I'm going to ask this again have any of you guys tried the progressive springs ? How were they ?
Hated them. Put back 3 dot fronts and 1 dot rears asap. I would buy avid pistons for hop ups. Springs are so so. Tried xgear kyoshos and still went back to the 3/1 dot combo.

Another local fast guy had the same experience. Too inconsistent the progressives.
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I'm going to ask this again have any of you guys tried the progressive springs ? How were they ?
I've run the progressive Springs the past few months and I felt that the car was a bit unstable at times and seemed more prone to traction rolling than everyone else even with a relatively low ride height, changing back to 2 dot for the next race meet, so hoping that'll help as at the moment I'm a good 2-3 seconds a lap off the pace.
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I'm going to ask this again have any of you guys tried the progressive springs ? How were they ?
Primarily used for indoor carpet and astro.

Everyone is switching to Tyler Vik's set up from OCRC for clay. If your home track is not like OCRC (google it, it's on youtube)then try the other ones listed on petitrc that are like your track or use the base set ups.
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I run on indoor clay and outdoor, I run the progressive springs keep trying others, but keep going back to the progressives. I use Avid pistons front and rear, 42 1/2 front 35 rear A.E. oils
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I'm running three dot in front and 2 dot in rear and the avid pistons. I was just curious if anyone was using them and liking them before i spent the money doesn't sound like i will try them
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Late arrival here, just got the 2014 XB4 kit and wondered how many of you run weight in the rear of the chassis (brass weights or other) or if the rear brass suspension hangers are preferred or none of the above? I'll be running it mostly on an indoor track, but it will see some outdoor dirt action as well.

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Late arrival here, just got the 2014 XB4 kit and wondered how many of you run weight in the rear of the chassis (brass weights or other) or if the rear brass suspension hangers are preferred or none of the above? I'll be running it mostly on an indoor track, but it will see some outdoor dirt action as well.

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I tried weight it's ok not a must have really depends on traction I tune with tires 1st if anything get a ball diff
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Is anyone running the flipped shorty mod like in the 2wd car for this wheeler? Was thinking of doing it.
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Late arrival here, just got the 2014 XB4 kit and wondered how many of you run weight in the rear of the chassis (brass weights or other) or if the rear brass suspension hangers are preferred or none of the above? I'll be running it mostly on an indoor track, but it will see some outdoor dirt action as well.

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I ran weight in the rear of my car with the stock setup but after some setup changes took the weight out. Stick on weights on the back of the lipos are cheaper and more tunable
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Late arrival here, just got the 2014 XB4 kit and wondered how many of you run weight in the rear of the chassis (brass weights or other) or if the rear brass suspension hangers are preferred or none of the above? I'll be running it mostly on an indoor track, but it will see some outdoor dirt action as well.

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I run 20g on each lipo, just basic stick on weights - cheap, easier to tune & remove. I ran 10g per lipo last summer, if this doesn't work the way I like I'll pull them off - no harm, no buyer's remorse.
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I run 20g on each lipo, just basic stick on weights - cheap, easier to tune & remove. I ran 10g per lipo last summer, if this doesn't work the way I like I'll pull them off - no harm, no buyer's remorse.
The buyers remorse is what scares me, I'm fine spending the $$$ if I'll notice benifits, but if either the 20g rear brass ballast weights or brass suspension arm holders are if'y I prefer to save some cash and go with stick on weights.
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The buyers remorse is what scares me, I'm fine spending the $$$ if I'll notice benifits, but if either the 20g rear brass ballast weights or brass suspension arm holders are if'y I prefer to save some cash and go with stick on weights.
I got my car to run fine stock no weight I used as much as 110g .. I had a old 6cell tray from my xray t2 008 cut it 1/2 it was gr8 but lazy pulled them did stick on after a while pulled them you'll be amazed what tires and inserts do... but that's just me... other's idk
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I haven't had a chance to drive an XB4 or any 10th scale buggy yet, I'm still waiting on a motor/esc (RSX & 6.5 Tekin) along with some other goodies to arrive in the mail. I really hope to be impressed with this kit, but want to hopefully work any known bugs out of it right away (if there are any).
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From what I know on the XB4, it's good right out of the box so long as you go with the right tires for your track.
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