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Old 12-17-2014, 01:34 PM   #6601
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So i have two of these coming for Christmas, one for me and the other for my son. Its our first journey into 4wd buggies we both run mod 2wd right now and this was the brand my son wanted. They look like exactly what we are looking for, extremely competitive and tough as nails. My question is what style battery is everyone running and why? I know the new thing is a shorty on one side and motor on the other but why? Whats the reason of getting away from saddles? If putting a mod motor in there why not keep the weight of the saddles?
From what I've seen is the shorty is more responsive, and more nimble. The saddle car is a bit numbed up and is definitely more predictable.
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So i have two of these coming for Christmas, one for me and the other for my son. Its our first journey into 4wd buggies we both run mod 2wd right now and this was the brand my son wanted. They look like exactly what we are looking for, extremely competitive and tough as nails. My question is what style battery is everyone running and why? I know the new thing is a shorty on one side and motor on the other but why? Whats the reason of getting away from saddles? If putting a mod motor in there why not keep the weight of the saddles?
If you have saddles, run it that way. Because of the durability and longevity of this car, you'll enjoy the longer run times the saddle provides....
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If you have saddles, run it that way. Because of the durability and longevity of this car, you'll enjoy the longer run times the saddle provides....
If you go the saddle route, be ready to dremel the steering post. Most motors don't fit. If you aren't ok with "mods" to the car: check to see if the motor works, change your motor, or go the shorty route.
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Old 12-17-2014, 04:27 PM   #6604
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would a 4200 battery be ok for racing only? We use 4200 in our 2wd and I use a 4850 in my SC6.
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:44 PM   #6605
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I'm sure this has been asked a few times LOL but what is a good diff weights to start with? Also what layout is most running for indoor smooth high bite clay tracks?
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would a 4200 battery be ok for racing only? We use 4200 in our 2wd and I use a 4850 in my SC6.
certainly. I run a 3800 shorty in mine with no fade after 6 minute mains.
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Old 12-17-2014, 08:03 PM   #6607
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certainly. I run a 3800 shorty in mine with no fade after 6 minute mains.
Thanks for quick reply
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Hey guys, I finally ran my buggy for the first time last weekend. This is my first 4wd buggy and I had a blast with it. My only complaint is that its very twitchy and was wondering what I could do to fix it?

I built it with the kit setup and knew I would probably be changing it quickly afterwards. I read this entire thread and felt like not many people liked it. I'm racing at my local carpet track and didn't know if I should try Ty's carpet set up?

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Hey guys, I finally ran my buggy for the first time last weekend. This is my first 4wd buggy and I had a blast with it. My only complaint is that its very twitchy and was wondering what I could do to fix it?

I built it with the kit setup and knew I would probably be changing it quickly afterwards. I read this entire thread and felt like not many people liked it. I'm racing at my local carpet track and didn't know if I should try Ty's carpet set up?

Thanks for any help!!
Heavier different oils will help for sure...
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Ronnefalk is running 1.6mm sways. Modded Kyoshos, haven't found part# yet to try.
We are up to 1.8/2.0 bars.
The serpent 1/8 bars fit with a little modification, driving on high grip carpet
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We are up to 1.8/2.0 bars.
The serpent 1/8 bars fit with a little modification, driving on high grip carpet
Do you have a part nr for those?
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600339 1.8
600338 2.0

I have one of each you can test Tobias
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600339 1.8
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I have one of each you can test Tobias
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certainly. I run a 3800 shorty in mine with no fade after 6 minute mains.
Wow, I could never make a 6 minute qual with my venom 3800 running a 6.5.
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Heavier different oils will help for sure...

I'm guessing heavier shock oil and maybe trying 15k in the front diff?
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