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Old 06-07-2005, 09:53 AM
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I guess I need to clarify. I have looked at the race reports and the setups available on Xray's website, Groskamp, Dumas, etc., and it seems the drivers, Groskamp in particular, don't use the standard chassis that came with the kit (3mm on carpet, 2 mm on asphault, recently at the Reedy Race) as well as the wide top deck. Other option parts were used as well, as with most race cars. I am not trying to bash the car, I was only trying to see if what I was seeing on Xray's website was actually the case with most drivers and if it is necessary for the car.
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Old 06-07-2005, 10:18 AM
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I think you'll find that all top sponsored drivers run non-standard kit parts, as they are always testing prototypes that will come out in the next kit or batch of option parts.
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Old 06-07-2005, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by VenomWorldOrder
maybe they will be included in the next fk05team edition? or whatever the new "FK" will be called.

there are heaps of new option parts that i recon will be included in a team kit. my question is,
"WHEN DO YOU GUYS RECON XRAY WILL RELEASE A TEAM KIT EDITION OF THE 05?"
I doubt they will bring out a new car till next year xmas time, they have only really just released this one and it is going so well, so why change it so early on

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Old 06-07-2005, 11:10 AM
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Hi,

At the recent Reedy race most teamdrivers used 2mm chassis. At that track it was maybe 0.1 sec faster.
The kit is only 2.5mm and this chassis also works really good. I have been racing this chassis at the LRP masters and on most outdoors tracks in The Netherlands. XRAY choose the 2.5mm because this is a good compromise for anybody. For carpet on foam you can use 2.5mm with stands and for outdoor rubber tyres 2.5mm without stands. At the snowbird we ran 3mm but we never tried the 2.5mm chassis so we don't even knew what worked best.

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Old 06-07-2005, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by rc_bam226
Hey, I got an FK05 myself, and listening to fellow racers who have the car already, and reading from your posting, I'll have to agree that only really needed upgrades are the steel axles for the front end, and aluminum shock bodies. I am suprised that Xray never included them in the kit before.
Aluminum shock bodies are not needed at all.Nice but not needed.Spring steel axels are a definate must.Its cost prohibitive to add the spring steel axels without the kit getting out of hand with pricing.As if itisnt already.

Brian do you just collect cars?Or are you ever gonna come out and actually race?Just wondering.
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Old 06-07-2005, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by racenut123
Aluminum shock bodies are not needed at all.Nice but not needed.Spring steel axels are a definate must.Its cost prohibitive to add the spring steel axels without the kit getting out of hand with pricing.As if itisnt already.

Brian do you just collect cars?Or are you ever gonna come out and actually race?Just wondering.
A little of both. Hey, I don't have all the time to this hobby. And I will admit I don't race much because of work, being self-employed in a partnership means sometimes working weekends to pay the bills. If you want to talk about it, call me out face to face, you know where to get my number.
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Old 06-07-2005, 11:58 AM
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Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Careful Brian, last Sunday, 19t class, with a field of sponsored drivers, Pool boy laid it down. It was nice to see XRAY sweep 1 2 3 ! Tom was fast and it looked like Roger had a differnt car, it look night and day compared to his qualifiers. We all know it's hard to race with owning a business and family, alot of us are giving you a hard time, because we want you out there trading paint and rubbing tires with us. It's all in fun, just hanging out with the boys and racing!
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Old 06-07-2005, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by NorCal_Big_L
last Sunday, 19t class, with a field of sponsored drivers, Pool boy laid it down. It was nice to see XRAY sweep 1 2 3 !
Yups, that was a triple X finish ( FK05's finished in the top 3 )

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Old 06-07-2005, 01:30 PM
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Relax my man! Just joshin'!

Like Larry said,just wondering when youll be able to race.Got to love the internet and how its hard to read into the context of someones words sometimes.

Big L...........You just had to call me the Pool_boy didnt you?!
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Old 06-07-2005, 01:55 PM
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hey guys,

On the multi diff, what are we suppose to do if the pull does not have the notch in it hte instructions say?


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Old 06-07-2005, 01:57 PM
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Sounds like you have the latest version which has the hole further away from the pulley so the notch is not needed.
See post a few pages back about this or look at xray forum
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Old 06-07-2005, 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by JohnMatrix
hey guys,

On the multi diff, what are we suppose to do if the pull does not have the notch in it hte instructions say?


Thanks,

Nick
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Originally Posted by racenut123
Big L...........You just had to call me the Pool_boy didnt you?!
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Ahhhhhhhhhhh.........................now I'm never gonna hear the end of that one. Thanks Advil!
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Old 06-07-2005, 05:51 PM
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BRING BACK THE SPOOL !!!!!!!!
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