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Old 05-20-2014, 08:03 AM   #1
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Default New Xray T4 ARS (Active Rear Suspension)

https://www.facebook.com/martin.hudy...801941311926:0


http://www.redrc.net/2014/05/xray-ac...er/#more-81251
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That's an Oddly familiar concept.
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I'm certainly curious to see what Xray has developed, but a.) I'm at work, and b.) I avoid Facebook like the plague... Certainly interested to see what's new...
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Try this...

http://www.redrc.net/2014/05/xray-ac...ension-teaser/
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Coptimization at its finest.
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I'm certainly curious to see what Xray has developed, but a.) I'm at work, and b.) I avoid Facebook like the plague... Certainly interested to see what's new...
From looking at the Redrc article it states that they are using a steering knuckle in the rear. I didn't see if facebook is different than redrc because at work we block social media.
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That's an Oddly familiar concept.
Ur too funny..
I wander what ur buddy would say?.
So is the shaft design..
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Not to hijack, but Serpent is doing something very similar.

http://serpent.com/news/13756/New:-S...S-planned.html
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ARS aka passive steering. Used on real cars (and skateboards, and 1/8 pan cars, and some 1/10 cars like the Kyosho FF) for a long time. When leaning into a corner, the inside wheel (unloaded) increases toe in whilst the outer wheel increases toe out. Tighter cornering.
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So is the shaft design..
Shaft Driven Cars were around long before the TC3.

I'm sure this this is not a new concept either but I guarantee that implementing this into the design of the T4 is a direct result of the Success of the Awesomatix.
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It is great to see innovation creeping into other makes/models. Toe blocks are a waste of $$. Excessive shims on arm holders are hard to adjust quickly.

Cannot wait to see what is next...
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Shaft Driven Cars were around long before the TC3.

I'm sure this this is not a new concept either but I guarantee that implementing this into the design of the T4 is a direct result of the Success of the Awesomatix.
It's just history repeating as manufactures revisit old concepts and seeing if they can improve on it (see gear diffs etc as well)

Recall my first TC, Schumacher Mission also had steering blocks at the rear, but it's links attached right at the back of the car.
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So bump toe in the rear is the secret? I feel like I heard this story recently.
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This is an old tuning aid that I used on my Schumacher cars back in the day with the Axis-2, Mission and now the Awesomatix. It does work to a point, but it is just easier to use the standard toe settings. For the average joe club racer, I personally think it is a waste of money and another gimmick just like short shocks! If it is so great then every car manufacturer would have already had it years ago as an option or a standard feature in their respective kits in today's maket. It has been done before and never convinced previous racers that it is a must have option, wether it be in electric or nitro racing. You really need to take what a manufacturer says about a new product with a grain of salt. Think, before you buy any product!

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