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Old 11-10-2014, 04:07 PM
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How critical is the C clip on the diff pinion? The rear diff couple bag did not have a snap ring in it and I don't have the proper size laying around. I doubt HPI will send out a replacement and the only way to get one is to buy the replacement gear set for $40
If you write them they will send you one.
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Old 11-10-2014, 06:11 PM
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Is anyone having problem with the car rolling over very easy? im running on a med bite track so it's not traction rolling. What is the average ride hide every one is using 22mm seems kind of high expesially since the sping collar has to me almost completely turn down to get it. Any tips?
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Old 11-10-2014, 06:23 PM
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What springs are you running?
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Old 11-10-2014, 06:40 PM
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Originally Posted by luist99 View Post
Is anyone having problem with the car rolling over very easy? im running on a med bite track so it's not traction rolling. What is the average ride hide every one is using 22mm seems kind of high expesially since the sping collar has to me almost completely turn down to get it. Any tips?
I went to stiffer front springs and tys reedy setup, much more stable
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Old 11-10-2014, 06:51 PM
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What's a good motor esc combo that doesn't break the bank. Guys are running 5.5t motor in my area.
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Old 11-10-2014, 07:02 PM
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Well I ordered my kit over the weekend

I also ordered the proline body for my painter to paint. I tried to figure out some gearing and I'm having issues. I went on http://www.scriptasylum.com/rc_speed/top_speed.html and entered all the info I could. I picked up a tekin 6.5 and I'm racing at my local carpet track. According to Amain the motor is 6750kv but I'm getting crazy speeds. Does anyone have any suggestions for gearing?

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I run a 24 tooth with my 6.5
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Old 11-10-2014, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by CarFanatic View Post
What's a good motor esc combo that doesn't break the bank. Guys are running 5.5t motor in my area.
Turnigy GenII ESC and motor combo should be under $100 from Hobbyking. Works great.
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Old 11-10-2014, 11:36 PM
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Originally Posted by CarFanatic View Post
What's a good motor esc combo that doesn't break the bank. Guys are running 5.5t motor in my area.
I use to run all Tekin but couldn't keep dropping the cash when I wanted to try a new vehicle. I've been running turnigy trackstar motors I'm my 2wd buggy and 4wd buggy. I run a 9.5 in 2wd and 7.5 in 4wd buggy and they are awesome. Motor's are $36 on hobbyking and if you need esc go with turnigy trackstar turbo 120a esc and program box. Esc and box will run you around 56 dollars total. I haven't had a issues with mine but remember you get what you pay for so don't expect Tekin warranty with it lol.
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Marcus (RCshox),

Do you plan to release the RCshox top decks for the HB D413? I personally think the car is to stiff, so would like to try it out.
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No word yet, I wrote them again today.
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I apologize for the delay on your order. I held it up a week so I can get you the latest piston design. Unfortunately, the Red Silicone Valve we have been using has shown a weakness in the colder temps of 'winter' racing. And in the spirit of offering the highest quality part, I felt the need to correct the issue was important enough to hold orders for a short period.

I finalized the new design yesterday. The new Valve will be made out of a rubber material that is 20 times stronger than Silicone and equally as flexible. They are much more chemically resistant and will most likely last forever. We will factory assembled the piston as one piece. And the functionality of it will be exactly the same as before.

The shop worked over the weekend to get new pistons made so they can be sent out on Monday/Tuesday. Also, fyi: anyone who purchased the original red silicone valved pistons will automatically get a new set of V2 pistons in the mail. This technology works very well and I'm committed to making a great product and having the service to go with it.

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Originally Posted by cokemaster View Post
Marcus (RCshox),

Do you plan to release the RCshox top decks for the HB D413? I personally think the car is to stiff, so would like to try it out.
Yes it's still in the plan, with all of the ballbearing Ackerman bars and pistons going out the door it's been hard to keep up lately!

On the decks I did not like the front split deck and felt it wasn't needed so more than likely I will only offer a split rear and solid front delrin or no front at all. Not sure yet. My test car had a bad motor and the owner is AWOL! So I have no way to test right now.
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cool. marcus. i think with the derlin straps and avid chassis it will be great for our low-med bite texas tracks.

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Originally Posted by Wildcat1971 View Post
I went to stiffer front springs and tys reedy setup, much more stable
Well I'm running red springs front, silver front black rear seat bar. 1.6,1.7 40f 35 rear.
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Originally Posted by luist99 View Post
Well I'm running red springs front, silver front black rear seat bar. 1.6,1.7 40f 35 rear.
I am running red front and white rear with 42.5/37.5 oils and the 1.3x4 pistons. I dont feel like the car is overly tippy running the rest of ty's reedy setup with my shock package. I run on high bite bumpty and we run clay slicks.
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