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Old 04-01-2016, 06:37 PM   #2116
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Old 04-02-2016, 04:01 AM   #2117
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Has anyone fitted a TRF417 ball diff into a 418?
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Old 04-02-2016, 04:43 PM   #2118
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Yep, fits fine. I also use the ball diff in my 419
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Old 04-25-2016, 03:03 PM   #2119
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I installed the Fibrelyte low profile shock towers with Tamiya short dampers on my TRF418 over the weekend. I didn't get to do much testing with them but initial results look very promising as the car handles really well. I was able to get TQ after round 1 but I wasn't able to do anymore testing as I had to leave race day early. But outdoor season is starting soon so I'm looking forward to doing some more testing with some Xray shocks mounted.
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Old 04-29-2016, 02:22 PM   #2120
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Wadup, I've got the short towers and the shocks but which short spring is everyone using for asphalt high grip?
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Old 06-14-2016, 02:40 AM   #2121
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A TRF418 has just come up for sale near me. Considering it or a TRF417X. What was the reason for the TRF418 for only being out for a short peroid? Any pros or cons between the two?
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Old 02-04-2017, 11:48 AM   #2122
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Having hardly raced for the last couple of years, the opportunity has arisen again to get some regular club racing under my belt

Will be dusting off my TRF418 - are there any parts I should be adding to it that have become available in that time?

I'm thinking along the line of 419 parts that are backwards compatible and make a big difference.

My 418 has the Samix chassis and a 419 rear diff but is otherwise fairly stock.
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Having hardly raced for the last couple of years, the opportunity has arisen again to get some regular club racing under my belt

Will be dusting off my TRF418 - are there any parts I should be adding to it that have become available in that time?

I'm thinking along the line of 419 parts that are backwards compatible and make a big difference.

My 418 has the Samix chassis and a 419 rear diff but is otherwise fairly stock.
Not really. You racing on asphalt or carpet? I still have my 418 with Samix aluminum chassis and motor mount (racing on carpet). 419 rear diff. XRay short shocks with Fibrelyte short shock towers. The only thing you could possibly look into are the 419 arms with different stiffness. Or some of the hubs f/r. Other than that, not really. Short shocks is where a lot of cars have headed. So that would be something to look into. With the demise of the TRF Team, not sure what else they will or can come up with.
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Old 02-11-2017, 08:13 AM   #2124
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What a coincidence. Like sosidge I am also running a 418 in VTA. I was also wondering about/if it is possible to run the super short big bores from the 419x. Will they work with the aftermarket lower upper shock stays mentioned previously in this thread. I assume trf 419 x shock stays won't fit on the 418 at all. So are the fyberlights still available or what other stays can I use?
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Old 02-11-2017, 01:37 PM   #2125
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The fibrelytes are always available. (The make them to order).

The wider front end (G or F) blocks and 419X front arms are a good combo for carpet. Although The split blocks will not fit (they changed for the 419) but you can run solid 0.5 blocks on the FR position instead.
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The fibrelytes are always available. (The make them to order).

The wider front end (G or F) blocks and 419X front arms are a good combo for carpet. Although The split blocks will not fit (they changed for the 419) but you can run solid 0.5 blocks on the FR position instead.
But is it possible to run the super short big bore shocks with the fibrelytes?
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Old 02-11-2017, 02:20 PM   #2127
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They were made to fit the X-ray short shocks, the new TRF ones are essentially a Tamiya version. So they 'Should' be good.

I made them as I got a lot of requests. I didn't test them myself. But I have only had positive feedback from people who used them.

http://www.thercracer.com/2016/03/tr...super-low.html

My 418 is stored away so I can't easily check

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Old 02-27-2017, 04:53 PM   #2128
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Anyone have an aluminum Samix chassis for the 418?
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I have a new samix aluminum chassis and a new set of fiberlyte shock towers. Let me know if your interested.
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Thats a nice car
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