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Old 08-19-2014, 08:22 AM
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Does anyone have a pic of the b5 shock cap mod I'm hoping my kit will be in this week cant wait.
Second that. I am ordering the AE shock caps and was wondering what else I had to order with them to complete the upgrade. Thanks for the info. ..
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Originally Posted by JDJamminX1 View Post
With the help of Billy Fisher, we have determined that the B5 caps make the shock top 0.50mm shorter over stock. You can change this at the shaft length with no major effect. Also note that the standoffs for the b5 might be shorter then Required. I added an additional 1mm shim to compensate. As long as the cap has side to side play then it is good. Been running them for almost a month. Zero issues.
I think we are good with the AE parts (stand off and cap) (also referenced on first page of this thread for those wondering), but what else do you need to complete the change? With your 1mm shim, what size and length screw are you using and what nut? Anything else?
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Old 08-19-2014, 10:24 AM
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Thanks RC*PHREAK will have to get them for my build
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So all the eta dates have been removed and still no sign of this kit anywhere. What is going on.. getting rediculous
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Old 08-19-2014, 10:35 AM
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So all the eta dates have been removed and still no sign of this kit anywhere. What is going on.. getting rediculous
absolutehobbyz.com has one in stock
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Old 08-19-2014, 11:17 AM
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Hey Torrance was just wondering if there are any plans for an aluminium chassis?
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Originally Posted by Dragon6502 View Post
Hey Torrance was just wondering if there are any plans for an aluminium chassis?

its already been posted but figured I would say it again just in case you didnt get a chance to see it. Avid has a aluminium chassis on there facebook page and said they will be taking pre-orders in a month or so. I cant wait to get one aswell
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Originally Posted by randy0025 View Post
its already been posted but figured I would say it again just in case you didnt get a chance to see it. Avid has a aluminium chassis on there facebook page and said they will be taking pre-orders in a month or so. I cant wait to get one aswell
Sweet thanks Randy didnt see it guess I'll get it preodered now!
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Originally Posted by JasonR/C View Post
So all the eta dates have been removed and still no sign of this kit anywhere. What is going on.. getting rediculous
MB models have both the kit and spares in stock.
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Originally Posted by kdeleon View Post
I think we are good with the AE parts (stand off and cap) (also referenced on first page of this thread for those wondering), but what else do you need to complete the change? With your 1mm shim, what size and length screw are you using and what nut? Anything else?
Anyone? Seems like quite a few have done this change but I missed anyone posting what size screw and nut you need. I unfortunately do not have spare screws around and would like to buy the right size once. All I know is that the AE parts are #91445 (Standoffs) and #91449 (Composite Caps).

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I know my question doesn't pertain to the car. But I can't find the correct thread. And since im building the d413 i figured id ask. So here goes.... Just got a trinity d4 6.5 and I'm trying to figure out where I should set the timing? I'm running on a small tight track small straights, lots of jumps, lots of traction. I've got a 20t pinion on it now. Any suggestions or links would be appreciated I'm coming from a nitro background so all this electric stuff is pretty new to me.
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I want to buy this buggy but would like a honest opinion from you guys that are running it before I pull the trigger. I know that it is hard to get and that part support isn't great right now but any other pros and cons would be great. Thanks.
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I want to buy this buggy but would like a honest opinion from you guys that are running it before I pull the trigger. I know that it is hard to get and that part support isn't great right now but any other pros and cons would be great. Thanks.
I have had the buggy since release and I don't regret the purchase at all. Setting up the buggy has been easiest to do of all the buggies I have owned. Working on the car is easy as well. I wouldn't worry about parts. Tower has almost all parts in stock.
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I want to buy this buggy but would like a honest opinion from you guys that are running it before I pull the trigger. I know that it is hard to get and that part support isn't great right now but any other pros and cons would be great. Thanks.
Judt buy it already! Lol jk the buggy is great across the board the only other buggy i would consider is the zx6...... And im keeping this one. Super strong, easy to drive, and consistant. As far as parts search weekly on the onoine retailers to see what if anything you may need and buy it. Ive got spare arms and spurs and have not needed either.
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