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Old 06-28-2010, 12:56 PM   #3346
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Have a question. Currently my local hobby shop only has Team Associated parts. Was curious if the Team Associated (TC5) spring set works on this car?

Have already tried the xray springs and they are quite noticeably larger.
I do believe the TC5 springs will work. I personally bought the team magic springs to run on my 09rs and they work beautifully. I personally wouldn't deviate from what is made for that car. I know others Like mixing and matching, or have more experience with other parts and prefer those, but I personally have not had bad luck with Original Parts. One thing I will say is, another place you can buy parts is RCMUSHROOM.COM. I love wolf hobbies personally, but after placing a 200 dollar order with WolfHobbies and then finding out I could have bought all my parts from RCMUSHROOM for like 33% cheaper........ I was pissed!! So, if you need just regular cheap parts fast, wolf is the way to go. If you need aluminum parts, or a big order and can wait the time for it to get there from over seas....... You can save yourself alot of money by buying from rcmushroom.

IMHO, The team Magic springs are the way to go. It's built for that car, and it works well on it too.
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Old 06-28-2010, 01:25 PM   #3347
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Took a look at the Kfactory K4902 spring set. Are the spring weights the numbers on the tag or is that the wire diameter. If it's the spring weight then the softest springs would only be good for the front.

TC5 springs at 1" or 25.4mm which is quite a bit larger then the TM ones.

Found some Losi JRX-S springs in the basement and they fit but are super short 21mm

Can also get the Tamiya short springs locally do they fit?
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Purchased a K-factory springs from wolfhobbies have not tried it yet.
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Old 06-29-2010, 01:36 AM   #3349
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I always used the short Tamiya springs on my E4. They fit great and worked well for me.
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Took a look at the Kfactory K4902 spring set. Are the spring weights the numbers on the tag or is that the wire diameter. If it's the spring weight then the softest springs would only be good for the front.

TC5 springs at 1" or 25.4mm which is quite a bit larger then the TM ones.

Found some Losi JRX-S springs in the basement and they fit but are super short 21mm

Can also get the Tamiya short springs locally do they fit?
I have the kfactory spring set and they dont feel like the spring weights are the numbers,the softest 21 feels like a Tamiya red,to me anyway
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Old 06-29-2010, 07:11 AM   #3351
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Hi all I have two E4s, one E4 and one E409 haven't raced them yet,would like to know what one to keep,I have been reading on here the 09 isn't as good as the E4,is this true?.thanks
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There is only minor differences between the cars. I would use one as a experimental car to test setups and the second as your event driver.

You can easily make both of them the same with only some minor part changes.
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Old 06-29-2010, 10:30 PM   #3354
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For me like the original E4 works best especially on asphalt.
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Hi guys, Im distributing Team Magic in Mexico, basically Offroad, but we are trying to carry Onroad too..

Does anyone tell me what parts break the most or have need constant replacement? so I may order those for stock?
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Old 06-30-2010, 12:37 PM   #3356
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Hi guys, Im distributing Team Magic in Mexico, basically Offroad, but we are trying to carry Onroad too..

Does anyone tell me what parts break the most or have need constant replacement? so I may order those for stock?
For all E4's
  1. Front bumper holder. (the plastic part that holds onto the foam)
  2. Front and Rear lightweight upper bulkhead. (its thin and when sanwiched between the alum. bulkhead and graphite shock tower, it becomes the weak link in between)
  3. Servo savers (I've had two servo savers that have gone bad on me in the last 6 months)

For the JS and Drift
  1. Front chassis plate (the chassis is modular to limit breakage closest to the point of impact)
  2. Rear chassis plate (same as front chassis plate)

Other than that, the usual pieces that would break on any other car such as hubs, suspension arms and drive axles. Plus the wear parts which are the belts, bearings, diff rings, diff balls and maybe pulleys.

I want to note that since running 17.5 with timing advance (Tekin v203), damage/breakage from track mishaps and also wear have been more severe due to the speed and force. I'm currently rebuilding my E4 to run in 21.5 non-timing spec because its much easier on the both parts and tires.
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Hi guys, Im distributing Team Magic in Mexico, basically Offroad, but we are trying to carry Onroad too..

Does anyone tell me what parts break the most or have need constant replacement? so I may order those for stock?
To be honest with you, the only parts I've broken have been the front CVD's and 1 rear arm.
And now that I've corrected the problem with the steering throw I have yet to break another CVD. The car is pretty durable once some of the key parts have been upgraded like the hub carriers and belts.
I would suggest contacting Wolf at wolfhobbies.com as he is the U.S. distributor and will have plenty of feedback regarding breakage statistics not to mention he makes some great upgrades for the E4.
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does any one use brake disk on their EP
I tried a set (speed way pal)but it never work.
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Old 07-09-2010, 06:19 PM   #3359
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Hi guys, Im distributing Team Magic in Mexico, basically Offroad, but we are trying to carry Onroad too..

Does anyone tell me what parts break the most or have need constant replacement? so I may order those for stock?
Lower Arms Front . (Grub screw for C-Hub Pins )

Outdrives and CV's

Belts front and Rear

And Pulleys
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I played aroudn with my E4RS FS non09
What i ended up liking it better as this:

E4FS buttom Chassis (Thick Carbon Fiber)
E4RS Top Deck (Thin Carbon Fiber)
E4 Dual Link Steering instead of the new Single

Setup Medium Traction Track, this buidl works well for me for an allrounder.
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