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Old 10-08-2008, 08:03 PM   #1351
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I am thinking about picking up the e4rs car for this season. I've been running the losi and i've been fairly decent with it but I'm thinking of trying something new. I mostly run on an indoor asphalt track with really high traction. I am just wondering how this car compares to the losi, i know they have similar design concepts with the center weight. Also, is this car pretty good right out of the box or are there a lot of extras needed to make it competitive? Thanks
The car is great out of the box. I myself owned the Type R and I feel that the E4 carries alot more corner speed and reacts quicker than the Type R. The only thing that i would upgrade on the E4RS would be the K-Factory rear hubs. The E4RS is very competative out of the box. If you live in the U.S. contact Wolf at www.wolfhobbies.com and he will take care of you.

If you get the E4RS I have a few set ups for rubber asphalt to get you started.
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any reason you recommend the K factory rear hubs hop up?
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what about gearing? Is this car user friendly for 17.5 gearing? Thanks for the help
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Old 10-09-2008, 07:27 AM   #1354
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any reason you recommend the K factory rear hubs hop up?
they are 1.5 degree hubs and i need it to get 3 degrees of toe in the rear. Plus they are very pretty
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Old 10-09-2008, 07:28 AM   #1355
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what about gearing? Is this car user friendly for 17.5 gearing? Thanks for the help
as long as you can find small spurs you shouldnt have any problems getting the ratio that you need for the 17.5, I have an assorment of spur gears and i can get ratios from the 3.45FDR range all the way to 14.75FDR
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as long as you can find small spurs you shouldnt have any problems getting the ratio that you need for the 17.5, I have an assorment of spur gears and i can get ratios from the 3.45FDR range all the way to 14.75FDR
Will we see you in the 17.5 class in the future???
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Old 10-09-2008, 09:59 AM   #1357
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Will we see you in the 17.5 class in the future???
no way mod only for me ( maybe 10.5)
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Old 10-09-2008, 07:21 PM   #1358
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Ok guys, need some help.
Going to go for a E4 JS to start *(Just been told we're going to be getting a new indoor track so wont have to travel 5 million miles to race!!!)**

A set up for rubber tires, on carpet and what parts will I need to get this set up?

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Looking at going into the 13.5 class. Reasonably priced brushless and speed controller combo'
(Bear in mind guys......I spend all my money on nitro so .... :-) )

This is going to be budget electric racing to keep my eye in for next year...lol

Thanks for any help you can give :-)

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Old 10-09-2008, 07:49 PM   #1359
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Ok guys, need some help.
Going to go for a E4 JS to start *(Just been told we're going to be getting a new indoor track so wont have to travel 5 million miles to race!!!)**

A set up for rubber tires, on carpet and what parts will I need to get this set up?

Also,
Looking at going into the 13.5 class. Reasonably priced brushless and speed controller combo'
(Bear in mind guys......I spend all my money on nitro so .... :-) )

This is going to be budget electric racing to keep my eye in for next year...lol

Thanks for any help you can give :-)

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the car should be very good out of the box, as far asbrushless system I would get the Speedpassion GT esc with the SP13.5.
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no way mod only for me ( maybe 10.5)
17.5 if you feel like sleeping.
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:56 AM   #1362
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Ok thanks for the tip Marcos. I'll have a look into that.

The JS at $199 is a real bargain at the moment !!

Just need to find someone with the Speedpassion and SP13.5 motor now

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Ok thanks for the tip Marcos. I'll have a look into that.

The JS at $199 is a real bargain at the moment !!

Just need to find someone with the Speedpassion and SP13.5 motor now

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Ok thanks for the tip Marcos. I'll have a look into that.

The JS at $199 is a real bargain at the moment !!

Just need to find someone with the Speedpassion and SP13.5 motor now

Thanks again.

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If you drive as SLOW as Marcos.J or some newbie...I would say the JS is good enough for you. But I have seen you drive before...if you are getting the JS for some serious carpet racing with 13.5, you are actually throwing that $200 to water and eventually you will ended up buying a better version without 6 months.

13.5 is probably the new 19T class...running some entry level tub car just won't cut it. You will ended up buying a little bit upgrade here and there just because you just can't get as fast as someone's Mi3.5, Phi T2 2008 at your track....I can garantee you this, you will find plenty of those $400 plus chassis at the 13.5 class. Hardly you will see someone running a $200 car and be winning in this class...

17.5 is sportman, I will leave it to the sportman ppl...

BM, you need to think about the E4RS, or the Schumacher Mi3.5... FYI...indoor carpet racing is totally different then Leisure hour raceway or 1/8th raceway...every INCHES on the track count and there are no 2-speed and 353 tuned to help you.

About the speedo, lipo and motor, no other choice - SPEED PASSION and CORE all the way.
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Old 10-10-2008, 08:11 PM   #1365
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Thanks Solara,

Good info'.
I wasn't going to bother with electric at all cause there isn't a track in 3 hrs drive of here :-(

But since there's going to be a track just 2 -3 miles opening up this weekend........... and a good one at that. I've thought again.

Be nice to put Team Magic and the E4 , not to mention RCManufactory on the map over here eh Solara?

Talk soon and thanks again

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