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Old 01-04-2014, 12:49 PM   #1
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The other thread had the old title so I figured id make it easier for people who own the buggy to find the correct thread and share information

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Old 01-04-2014, 12:54 PM   #2
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hope to have mine on wed.
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great buggy for the price
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i borrowed one for todays club race....... and came home with 2 of my own. i really like this car and cant believe the price

i ran mid motor in mod and was competitive all night, with a little set up work this car can be a winner at any track

what ive done so far.....
-team associated b4 rear hexs are one upgrade needed, if you own 12mm hes wheels and tires

-shumacher kr springs 4.0 front and 2.5 rear with 30wt front and 27.5 rear 4 holes pistons

-associated b4 69t spur for stock class but you will have to either cut or remove the gear cove for a large pinion.. i cut just the part the covers the pinion off. ( not a big deal when running mid motor.

i will be doing more and more tuning each week and will post things i find
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i borrowed one for todays club race....... and came home with 2 of my own. i really like this car and cant believe the price

i ran mid motor in mod and was competitive all night, with a little set up work this car can be a winner at any track

what ive done so far.....
-team associated b4 rear hexs are one upgrade needed, if you own 12mm hes wheels and tires

-shumacher kr springs 4.0 front and 2.5 rear with 30wt front and 27.5 rear 4 holes pistons

-associated b4 69t spur for stock class but you will have to either cut or remove the gear cove for a large pinion.. i cut just the part the covers the pinion off. ( not a big deal when running mid motor.

i will be doing more and more tuning each week and will post things i find
so with the hex, did it screw with the width of the rear tires?
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is this supported and sold by any other online sites?
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so with the hex, did it screw with the width of the rear tires?
I run at the same track as Hooter and run the V2MR also. The B4.2 rear hexs still keep the car leagal width. The front b4.2 hexes work well too, just be mindfull that diffent offsets of wheels used the sholder on the stub axle could protrude past the nut seat. With the rear b4.2 hexes this is not an issue.

The car is a solid platform with some items that need addressed out of the box. The servo horn is very brittle and breaks easily, use a Kyosho hard servo horn for the RB6 it has the correct offset and height.

Here is my set up sheet from last night with all the particulars. Hooters set up is almost identical to mine.

Hope this gives a good baseline for those who are asking for some set up tips.
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The other thread had the old title so I figured id make it easier for people who own the buggy to find the correct thread and share information

Best buggy you can get for $129.00 (from atomic website)
It doesn't seem to make sense to have 2 threads with useful info scattered across them. Please advise of any thread title changes needed/appropriate, and I will merge the threads. Or just close this one, the other appears to have a lot of useful info.
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Title of the other thread tweaked. Let me know of any other needed changes or concerns.

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