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Old 10-14-2015, 02:31 PM
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Quick question. I want to change front and rear shocks from kyosho ZX6 Do u think guys it works? It seems the ZX6 rear shocks is longer.
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Quick question. I want to change front and rear shocks from kyosho ZX6 Do u think guys it works? It seems the ZX6 rear shocks is longer.
I know a lot of guys run the associated b5m shocks, and absolutely love them but not sure about kyosho.
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Old 10-14-2015, 04:08 PM
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Quick question. I want to change front and rear shocks from kyosho ZX6 Do u think guys it works? It seems the ZX6 rear shocks is longer.
I was going to try that but like you said the rears are too long. You can try using internal limiters or shorter shafts but then you might not have enough up travel.
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I hate waiting and not having any idea when the new kits are going to arrive
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Old 10-15-2015, 11:32 AM
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I was told the kits should be here for the end of the month or 1st week in November
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Old 10-16-2015, 12:20 AM
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Originally Posted by sac View Post
I was told the kits should be here for the end of the month or 1st week in November
If you guys can't wait They are ready for shipping here in Europe from http://www.t2shop.de/epages/61746328...ucts/01-360003 and other places aswell

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Old 10-16-2015, 06:13 PM
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http://www.teamxray.com/xb4/

reading these new specs its nice to see they have reinforced the bulkheads,I really hope these will work on the 2015 car. Im having alot of issues with stripping ring and pinion gears also. the plastic gears look like they have the most gear over lap,would it help to run a spacer,the metal pinion and the plastic ring gear?
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Old 10-17-2015, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by ResultsRC View Post
http://www.teamxray.com/xb4/

reading these new specs its nice to see they have reinforced the bulkheads,I really hope these will work on the 2015 car. Im having alot of issues with stripping ring and pinion gears also. the plastic gears look like they have the most gear over lap,would it help to run a spacer,the metal pinion and the plastic ring gear?
I'm pretty sure that you can fit the new front bulkhead on without changing anything else.

The rear one, I think you need the new shock tower, or to modify the one you have to clear the extra bracing.
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Old 10-17-2015, 03:03 AM
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Originally Posted by ResultsRC View Post
http://www.teamxray.com/xb4/

reading these new specs its nice to see they have reinforced the bulkheads,I really hope these will work on the 2015 car. Im having alot of issues with stripping ring and pinion gears also. the plastic gears look like they have the most gear over lap,would it help to run a spacer,the metal pinion and the plastic ring gear?
The '16 front bulkhead is a direct replacement for the '15 spec part.
For the rear bulkhead you need to clearance the shock tower so it fits over the added bracing when running the shock tower in front of the bulkhead (standard position).

If you're experiencing problems with the pinion and ring gear stripping I would replace them and the bulkhead at the same time.

We constantly trash on these gears both running the center diff with 1.000.000cst grease and tight slipper on both carpet and astro with no issues at all……most recently at the Worlds at Yatabe Arena.
Helping people with stripped gears almost always ends up in changing bulkheads as owners over time have over-tightened the screws for the diff cover allowing the housing to expand and affecting gear mesh

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Sure it's been asked a billion times but here goes any way....have a 2014 model and getting back into racing and was curious if u guys would recommend any "upgrades" now that there's a 2016 model out now.....do a lot of the parts interchange between model years? Thanks for any advice
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Most parts are interchangable, but considering the prices for Xray parts, I would rather just try to sell the 2014 and get a fresh 2016.
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Old 10-18-2015, 09:25 AM
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So how does this chassis and brand compare to chassis like the Losi and the like? As in value vs quality and reliability comparison?
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Originally Posted by BentKa View Post
The '16 front bulkhead is a direct replacement for the '15 spec part.
For the rear bulkhead you need to clearance the shock tower so it fits over the added bracing when running the shock tower in front of the bulkhead (standard position).

If you're experiencing problems with the pinion and ring gear stripping I would replace them and the bulkhead at the same time.

We constantly trash on these gears both running the center diff with 1.000.000cst grease and tight slipper on both carpet and astro with no issues at all……most recently at the Worlds at Yatabe Arena.
Helping people with stripped gears almost always ends up in changing bulkheads as owners over time have over-tightened the screws for the diff cover allowing the housing to expand and affecting gear mesh

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What about the bulkheads and the 2014 model?
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So how does this chassis and brand compare to chassis like the Losi and the like? As in value vs quality and reliability comparison?
I have the 2014 model and the thing is a tank. I bought spare parts and still have them in my pit bag. I broke 1 rear arm in the year I drove the thing. I did buy the metal gears for the diffs to replace the composites that came with the 14 but I never had problems with those either.

4wd fell off at my track over the last year but guys are talking about getting it going again so I'm weighing my options for a new wheeler. You're going to pay a premium for the kit and parts but the thing is really tough so it might be worth it. Parts support depends on your track, from what I understand RC America wants track owners to put things on credit cards rather than doing net 30 days for payment.

I think the car is fun to drive and very competitive (based on my 2014 model)
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Quality is incredible. The best of the best.
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