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Old 08-08-2006, 07:58 PM   #91
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....................As for the upgrade to BMI side of things i guess its a matter of wether or not the BMI is actually the hot ticket for carpet racing is it really better then all the technology built into the T2 chassis. Would the cost of a T2R+BMI be less then or more then a T2? IF more the BMI better alot better.
If your going to be running carpet w/foams, then yes, the BMI T2R would be the smarter way to go. The T2 chassis, when trying to make it stiff for carpet racing, seems to be more prone to chassis tweak then the BMI. Remember the "technology" in the T2 is to have a more versitile car that can run rubbers on all surfaces, and it does this well. If you're only going to run carpet w/foams, then the BMI chassis should be better for most drivers. The solid layshaft seems to be the only negetive I see, composite hubs and outdrives should be lighter then alum counterparts.
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Old 08-08-2006, 08:24 PM   #92
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i think that you will see many drivers using the plastic diffs in stock for sure, and maybe many using them in mod also..
I always liked the HPI Pro 2 plastic diffs, they were the best I've ever seen. I hope the Xray one will be as good if not better. Now it's a matter of when they come out? Bye, bye, aluminum!
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From what I saw in the magazine (cant remember which one) the T2R looks really good for the money! I asked a guy at my LHS and he dissed the x-ray calling it the 'flex-machine' but whatever (he's sponsered by a certain brand and works for them too, so there you go ) I have my eye on this if it doesn't have tweek issues (easy to fix via after market top-deck, from what I'm told), wow it should be a sure-shot ride on the asphalt.
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From what I saw in the magazine (cant remember which one) the T2R looks really good for the money! I asked a guy at my LHS and he dissed the x-ray calling it the 'flex-machine' but whatever (he's sponsered by a certain brand and works for them too, so there you go ) I have my eye on this if it doesn't have tweek issues (easy to fix via after market top-deck, from what I'm told), wow it should be a sure-shot ride on the asphalt.
He missed a perfect opportunity to call it a Flexray. :-)
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Old 08-10-2006, 10:25 AM   #95
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i think that you will see many drivers using the plastic diffs in stock for sure, and maybe many using them in mod also..
Peter is right. At the Paved nats in June I saw the plastic diff halves on Ralph Burch's T2 and they held up in modified just fine.
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He missed a perfect opportunity to call it a Flexray. :-)
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Darkside Motorsports is now manufacturing replacement outdrive sets for the X-ray T2 and FK'05 Sedan Cars. These outdrives are machined from aircraft grade aluminum and hard coat anodized black. They are a direct replacement for the kit stock outdrives. They are part number #450 with a retail price of $41 per set and are available directly from the Darkside Motorsports website at www.darksidems.com
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Hey, I thinks its out now...

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cant see a price in their online shop, but I have asked the question on their forum...

I wonder when it will it the stores... (Yeehaa!)
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Darkside Motorsports is now manufacturing replacement outdrive sets for the X-ray T2 and FK'05 Sedan Cars. These outdrives are machined from aircraft grade aluminum and hard coat anodized black. They are a direct replacement for the kit stock outdrives. They are part number #450 with a retail price of $41 per set and are available directly from the Darkside Motorsports website at www.darksidems.com
Is that linoleum,
Or is that a pink granite surface plate??
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Is that linoleum,
Or is that a pink granite surface plate??
Actually that's carpet, but I use a white granite surface plate in the shop on the workbench. That granite surface doesn't photograph too well, it gives a nasty glare with the camera flash
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Actually that's carpet, but I use a white granite surface plate in the shop on the workbench. That granite surface doesn't photograph too well, it gives a nasty glare with the camera flash
Turn signal...do you guys fabricate parts for other vehicles. I really would like some outdrives in metal (the way you guys did it for the Xray) made for the Pro 4. I know they will probably be in the neighborhood of $50, so if you guys can do it, I will buy two!
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What attracted me about T2R is the $200 US street price tag (from some RC magazone cover...I forgot which one)....I have the T2 now, but for $200....I can get a whole car of parts for spare for my T2.......and the cheap chassis for outdoor MOD that I won't worry about getting scratches....plus full set of shocks, CVD, belts............I am not sure I can buy all these necessary parts for $200 seperately

Time will tell........$200 sounds too good, but hope it will be the true......
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What attracted me about T2R is the $200 US street price tag (from some RC magazone cover...I forgot which one)....I have the T2 now, but for $200....I can get a whole car of parts for spare for my T2.......and the cheap chassis for outdoor MOD that I won't worry about getting scratches....plus full set of shocks, CVD, belts............I am not sure I can buy all these necessary parts for $200 seperately

Time will tell........$200 sounds too good, but hope it will be the true......

$200 does sound a bit low BUT if the Cyclone S is only $157.00 then $200 doesn't sound that low after all...see for yourself

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Old 08-16-2006, 10:42 PM   #105
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I sent email to rc america asking about a release date and they never responded.
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