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Old 02-03-2015, 08:54 PM
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i run the trifecta cut down and mounted high.


thanks guys. does cutting it down make it more stable or leaving it high?
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Old 02-03-2015, 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted by DIRT DIGGER View Post
thanks guys. does cutting it down make it more stable or leaving it high?
to me the car feels better in the air with the wing cut low. i think its preference
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Old 02-03-2015, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by ISH View Post
to me the car feels better in the air with the wing cut low. i think its preference
u think it would be better on the straights to leave it high and not cut it?
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Old 02-03-2015, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by DIRT DIGGER View Post
u think it would be better on the straights to leave it high and not cut it?
i think leaving it stock would be too much resistance both in the air and on straights.
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Old 02-04-2015, 12:02 AM
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I normally run a low wicker on my 2wd and it got me thinking that we don't need the down force in the back of a 4wd as compared to a 2wd so today I ran wing with no wicker. The only hint of a wicker was just the kick up of the wing and I must say it felt really good. I run on a smaller indoor clay track so we aren't fighting any kind of "condition" like outdoor tracks may face.
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Old 02-04-2015, 01:12 AM
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Finally got to run my 413. Car felt good. No weird handling quirks. Jumps and lands well. But then I wasn't driving hard which is why I'm disappointed.

-side pod of body ripped away very easily. Partially my fault maybe since I over tightened the screws

-car does not like loamy surfaces. Nothing to do with handling but more as being a collector of dirt.

-threaded portion of hingepin broke. During assembly I was wondering if they would be an issue. I never noticed the breakage until I was home picking away dried dirt. The rest of the hingepin was still there.

Really bummed out since I wasn't even pushing the car hard. The car is still in what I call debug mode.

Anyone else have issues with the hingepins?
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Old 02-04-2015, 03:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Wildcat1971 View Post
Some people have issues with the AE ones leaking. The traxxas ones are good and very cheap.
So if I replace the stock o-rings with the traxxas x-rings and keep the stock plastic shock pieces (like the 2mm plastic shock spacer) the shocks will be smoother and won't leak?
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Old 02-04-2015, 06:33 AM
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Originally Posted by RC10B4_Mafco View Post
So if I replace the stock o-rings with the traxxas x-rings and keep the stock plastic shock pieces (like the 2mm plastic shock spacer) the shocks will be smoother and won't leak?
That is correct. They'll be noticeably smoother and you won't have to bleed them every 2 minutes
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Old 02-04-2015, 06:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Chiefy 707 View Post
Finally got to run my 413. Car felt good. No weird handling quirks. Jumps and lands well. But then I wasn't driving hard which is why I'm disappointed.

-side pod of body ripped away very easily. Partially my fault maybe since I over tightened the screws

-car does not like loamy surfaces. Nothing to do with handling but more as being a collector of dirt.

-threaded portion of hingepin broke. During assembly I was wondering if they would be an issue. I never noticed the breakage until I was home picking away dried dirt. The rest of the hingepin was still there.

Really bummed out since I wasn't even pushing the car hard. The car is still in what I call debug mode.

Anyone else have issues with the hingepins?
Yes, I snapped an end off when I was building it but I haven't bothered replacing it. Just spin the hinge pin around backwards so the caphead end is at the chassis and it's never going anywhere
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has anyone found the aluminum shock caps in stock yet? where if so?
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I ran mine hard last weekend, crashed hard a few times, car is solid!! I only popped off rear shock cap once! That says alot for this car!
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Old 02-04-2015, 08:04 PM
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is there an ideal ride hide for this buggy? and what is the best starting setup
for damp (tacky) indoor clay?
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Old 02-04-2015, 08:06 PM
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Amain pushed their date back another week in case anybody was wondering.
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Old 02-04-2015, 08:14 PM
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I just got mine off of rctech and I cannot find any white front wheels for this thing.... I know some are using TLR 22 front wheels what are others using? I would like to not sacrifice width if I can.
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22-4 front wheels are the same thing
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