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Old 10-19-2016, 06:54 AM   #11491
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US distributor says stock should be on hand very soon. I'm waiting myself. Looks like I'm getting 2 in the family. A 2wd and 4wd.

Still researching motors and esc units to buy. Any advice?
hobbywing xr10 pro with the v10 motor combo is excellent. i came from a Tekin RSX and gen 3 combo before that - so it's not like i dont have perspective. the hobbywing is so smooth and fast it's unbelievable.
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Curious to see how often others with the ECS shafts do maintenance on them. I've been cleaning and re greasing mine every other race outing and they still seem to wear extremely fast. I'm running on a low to med traction dirt indoor track so this type of wear seems excessive in my opinion.

I will likely go back to the regular shafts unless I am missing something on how to reduce the wear on these parts. The replacement pins and drive cases are wearing out too soon for me to continue replacing them.
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try a dry lube, graphite grease turns into a dirt polish and wears things fast.
Onroad guys put heatshrink over the joint to prevent carpet fibers and other debris from getting into the joint... has anyone tried this?
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Onroad guys put heatshrink over the joint to prevent carpet fibers and other debris from getting into the joint... has anyone tried this?
yes not to keep dirt or debris out but to keep the pins in, the shielding is an added benefit.

so yes run shrink rap over the joint (be sure to make the shrink rap go over the barrel a bit so when you shrink it it locks on. and also use dry lube in combination. i clean mine out maybe once every 4-5 days at the track (on clay - way less on carpet) and they could go longer but they get a tiny bit gritty.
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Old 10-19-2016, 07:07 AM   #11495
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does anyone know if it's cool to run more front droop than rear droop for increased rear traction? will the differing droop levels mess with jump landings or anything of that nature? i was thinking of running 0-1mm limiters in the front and 1-2mm in the rear. thoughts? bent?
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Anyone have a good setup for cqrpet/astro? Picked up a car from antti silvennoinen, run on dirt looks like. No ides whats in the shocks or diffs, but looking at a decent setup for carpet astro-cambers, ride heights, springs etc.
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Anyone have a good setup for cqrpet/astro? Picked up a car from antti silvennoinen, run on dirt looks like. No ides whats in the shocks or diffs, but looking at a decent setup for carpet astro-cambers, ride heights, springs etc.
there's a bunch check the xray forums or google bruno xb4 setup
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I figured his setup is just carpet. Hard to tell with astro also involved
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does anyone know if it's cool to run more front droop than rear droop for increased rear traction? will the differing droop levels mess with jump landings or anything of that nature? i was thinking of running 0-1mm limiters in the front and 1-2mm in the rear. thoughts? bent?
the added weight transfer will help for rear traction.. and you shouldnt lose any performance on the jump landing.. if your having bottoming issues landing.. or slapping.. the added droop might help.

i am currently running 1mm in both front and rear..
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hobbywing xr10 pro with the v10 motor combo is excellent. i came from a Tekin RSX and gen 3 combo before that - so it's not like i dont have perspective. the hobbywing is so smooth and fast it's unbelievable.
I keep hearing about hobbywing. Noted!

Next concern is, do I grab a carpet or dirt edition for hard packed clay with good traction.
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I keep hearing about hobbywing. Noted!

Next concern is, do I grab a carpet or dirt edition for hard packed clay with good traction.
id say get the carpet and you can tune for clay, also if worst comes to worst you could buy the DE tranny and throw it in once it's released, but at least youll have the carbon towers and what not, i don't think the plastic towers are needed on med-high bite clay.
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Anyone have a good setup for cqrpet/astro? Picked up a car from antti silvennoinen, run on dirt looks like. No ides whats in the shocks or diffs, but looking at a decent setup for carpet astro-cambers, ride heights, springs etc.
My most preferred for setup search is: http://petitrc.com/setup/xray/SetupSheetsXrayXB4.html
They have plenty of astro setups listed there.
In my opinion petitrc site provides easier navigation through setup list compared to xray site as setups are already arranged in order depending on track surface.
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the added weight transfer will help for rear traction.. and you shouldnt lose any performance on the jump landing.. if your having bottoming issues landing.. or slapping.. the added droop might help.

i am currently running 1mm in both front and rear..
thank's daniel, should i run 0mm or 1mm? med-high bite clay (slicks) but there's a huge 40ft triple that i sometimes bottom off the huge take off and landing.
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Old 10-19-2016, 02:19 PM   #11504
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Car (and driver) looks dialed!

Which setup of hers is she using?

Are all the parts on that car currently available to the public (see what I did there?)
She's using a setup close to her EOS round #1 2016/2017 setup.

And yes all parts on the car in the video are available to the public

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thank's daniel, should i run 0mm or 1mm? med-high bite clay (slicks) but there's a huge 40ft triple that i sometimes bottom off the huge take off and landing.
Oh i know that triple i broke my 22-4 there twice and i sold it ill stay with xray sense it handles the crashes better lol
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