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Old 02-15-2015, 08:46 PM   #496
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Got my conversion set up with new t5 arms and tower. Only geometry change is the frt really, but nice have solid rear arms.
Is this a b5m with the t5 parts ?
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Old 02-15-2015, 09:01 PM   #497
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Yeah, it's a huge plus! However, the new 5 platform has been ridiculous tough. I imagine I'll wear out arms well before I ever break one.
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I've got a couple of questions.

1. I got some Dirt Webs for the T5M that i don't have yet
how do the blue inserts that come with the tires hold up?
i know most people prefer the AKA red inserts.

this might be a little off topic.

This will be my third vehicle and tires are starting to pile up. lol
what do some of you do for tire storage. i don't want to just chuck them all in a plastic container but i might have to.
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Is this truck just hands down better than the centro T4.2?
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I've had to resort to storing my tires in plastic bins. We have definite seasonality at my track. Winter is great because we run wet and tires last forever. A set of Holeshots for anything stock lasts 2 or three months. Spring is soft and summer/fall we run Proline X2s which only last 2 race days. I have about 150 pairs of tires in storage but that's for sc, st, buggy, 4x4 buggy, and 4x4 sc.

I'm really excited about the new T5. Pretty much for all manufacturers the latest generation of cars are so tough! I wear parts out more than I break them. Right now I run K cars and AE but as soon as AE has a whole line up the K cars will go out of service.
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Is this a b5m with the t5 parts ?
The chassis has been extended to the proper length.
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Well since only 4 guys have a T5 it's hard to say lol

You can bet it'll be better in several aspects. My Centro is just plain awesome. However, it's still based on the older platform. Durability is going to be way way higher with the T5. Ongoing testing and setup support and new aftermarket parts being developed for the new platform is a huge plus as well.
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Idk I never ran a centro truck but for sure the t5 is much more durable
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Well since only 4 guys have a T5 it's hard to say lol.
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I've had to resort to storing my tires in plastic bins. We have definite seasonality at my track. Winter is great because we run wet and tires last forever. A set of Holeshots for anything stock lasts 2 or three months. Spring is soft and summer/fall we run Proline X2s which only last 2 race days. I have about 150 pairs of tires in storage but that's for sc, st, buggy, 4x4 buggy, and 4x4 sc.

I'm really excited about the new T5. Pretty much for all manufacturers the latest generation of cars are so tough! I wear parts out more than I break them. Right now I run K cars and AE but as soon as AE has a whole line up the K cars will go out of service.
guess plastic bins it is until i find something better.
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Well since only 4 guys have a T5 it's hard to say lol

You can bet it'll be better in several aspects. My Centro is just plain awesome. However, it's still based on the older platform. Durability is going to be way way higher with the T5. Ongoing testing and setup support and new aftermarket parts being developed for the new platform is a huge plus as well.
Can you share your setup on the centro? Mine is good then does unpredictable things landing off jumps.
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Can you share your setup on the centro? Mine is good then does unpredictable things landing off jumps.
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I didn't realize there weren't that many out. With all the discussion about it I thought that there would be more. I have the Centro truck too and I lovvvvvvvvvvvvve it that's why I wanted to know if its just so much better if not I'm not gonna spend my money on a new one when mine is so great.
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I didn't realize there weren't that many out. With all the discussion about it I thought that there would be more. I have the Centro truck too and I lovvvvvvvvvvvvve it that's why I wanted to know if its just so much better if not I'm not gonna spend my money on a new one when mine is so great.
Yeah, the truck hasn't been released yet. It's at the docks waiting on those lazy asses to get back to work and do their jobs!

Only a select few on the team have the truck. The others in here just hand built and made one off parts
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Awe ok well I guess I'll just keep kicking butt with what I got and wait till those start showing up and see how I do against them. If there is not an overwhelming difference I'll pass on that one at least for awhile.
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