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Old 05-31-2011, 03:57 PM   #3766
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Sad to say but Me and Yodog switch to associated TC6 to be competitive and the REEDY race running open MOD.. His still got some upgrade parts for TM E4 spacers, and lipo battery tray.. I'm not really sure his going to keep developing and designing prototype parts for E4.. But he might for the TC6
Wow, do you guys really feel the E4 isn't at the same level as the TC6 ?? I'm curious what areas you think the E4 is lacking in. I love the car but I may try the TA06 when its realeased simply because of the massive support for Tamiya cars. But i can't say it's because I believe it'll be a better handling car. The E4 is pretty darned good. I'd like to hear your opinions.
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anyone have a set of k-factory K2110 - E4 Alum. 7075 Steering Block that are willing to sell let me know please thanks
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:55 PM   #3768
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Sad to say but Me and Yodog switch to associated TC6 to be competitive and the REEDY race running open MOD.. His still got some upgrade parts for TM E4 spacers, and lipo battery tray.. I'm not really sure his going to keep developing and designing prototype parts for E4.. But he might for the TC6
Sorry to hear that but I don't blame you guys. It is for the same reason why I run an XRay.

One of the biggest issues with the E4 is parts supply especially options and the lack of aftermarket parts available through convenient sources economically. Kind of like OFNA cars where you'll get a good deal on the kit but will get burned on the parts.

However, I would suggest that it is best that you keep up your efforts to produce parts for the E4 simply because you don't have much competitiion here. With the TC6, there will be plenty of others making options for it such that yours will go un-noticed.
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Just simply luck of development on the car we are running 3 years old design I know their is a new car coming out but you just can't wait forever. Me and yodog tried to keep the car on it's phase but simply we just can't be competitive enough to race in a big event such as the REEDY race. We run the E4 on few club races at norcal hobbies prior to REEDY race the car just can't keep up with phase of a current modern TC so we both decided to switch car. With TC6 we quickly pick up the phase and some what competitive in the Open MOD class just got beat by a better driver lol..
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Old 06-07-2011, 01:39 AM   #3770
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has anyone run a gear diff in ther car?
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Old 06-07-2011, 01:43 AM   #3771
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If you can find some one who makes a gear diff for the TM then i am willing to try

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Old 06-08-2011, 05:55 AM   #3772
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Just an observation: I don't care what anyone say's..... the Tamiya TA06 is most definitely VERY similar in design to the E4. I think it's a shame that TM or WH didn't ACTIVELY support this car in recent times. Now the cats out of the bag. Unless TM makes some sort of huge splash with the new version of the car.....it'll be extinct very soon. Sad !
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well i got my car today and just getting it ready till i try to put my lipo in it F^&K it dose not fit

what lipo packs are you guys running in the car

mine is a smc c-max
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well i got my car today and just getting it ready till i try to put my lipo in it F^&K it dose not fit

what lipo packs are you guys running in the car

mine is a smc c-max
Just raise the upper plate to allow the thicker battery to fit. I used 1mm shims to fit a 3800 pack in there but any higher capacity battery will be thiicker.

I never ran out of battery in any 6 minute race with the 3800. It's too bad that people insist on these enormous mah packs.
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Just raise the upper plate to allow the thicker battery to fit. I used 1mm shims to fit a 3800 pack in there but any higher capacity battery will be thiicker.

I never ran out of battery in any 6 minute race with the 3800. It's too bad that people insist on these enormous mah packs.
yes tru but i run17.5 and 5.5 mod lol and i need 5000mah or higher lol

my pack is a little too long too so its going up for sale so i can get a new one
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I have no problem using my Zippy Flightmax 4000mah hard case packs. All 3 cars are FS models. I actually use some foam tape on the drivers side of the battery tray to keep the battery towards the center of the chassis. I'm surprised your having problems with anything under 4000mah but shimming the deck will certainly work.
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If you want to run the bigger/higher amps lipo,you can use the K-factory lipo conversion kit as i do.
I can fit the LRP 5300MAH in there without any problem.

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well im going to have to order that kit but my pack is so longer then the tray so im just going to get another pack and sell mine
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Dont give up the car! There ways make the E4 to work with ur batteries. I'm currently using a 6000mAh 60C lipo. All you have to do is raising upper deck by 1 or 2 mm (depends on battery), trim the front pulley holder down, and at last, level the front battery tray, including the screw holes. All you need is the rear screw holes which will keep the battery in place. You can even use batteries with dean plugs.

I'd been driving X-rays and been looking for something different for a while. On carpet track with foams, my E4 is much better and responsive then my T3 and TCX. There's potential on this car. It's all about your setup
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the infield is where these cars make thier money! my JS became very competitive with a spool love that little guy
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