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Old 10-21-2005, 01:56 PM   #1
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Default First R/C Car >>Pro4, any tips?

Hello everyone, I recently bought a Pro 4 and will have it delivered any day now. Before I put it together should I buy anything like a new screw set, bearings or hop up parts that would be considered worthwhile, as well as building tips? Thanks a million!! It's really appreciated!
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Old 10-21-2005, 03:02 PM   #2
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If your going to run outdoor asphalt you'll need a front spool. Also, get a P-Dub racing front bumper! You'll like it and it's a good car, you should have fun with it.
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U can get some Ti screws from here: http://www.allspeedhobbies.com/catal...82acc31680b537
They are super light and strong. And the stock ones tend to be a little soft when I first time built my car.
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I bought ceramic bearings for mine. Really freed up the drive train.
Did you get the Hara edition or the normal one?
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Hello. Thanks everybody so far!! This really helps. I got the normal Pro4, and I will be running it just around the neighborhood on the street at first, then after some practice might take it to a local track. Thanks to everybody for the help and keep the tips coming!
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get the bmi chassis www.bmiracing.com makes it a lot better
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get the bmi chassis www.bmiracing.com makes it a lot better
isnt a necessity its a luxury
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form the dude who i saw race w/ it its both
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personally, I'd raise the rideheight to about like 7mm, just so you dont get the nice carbon fibre all scrached
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HKlosi personally, I'd raise the rideheight to about like 7mm, just so you dont get the nice carbon fibre all scrached
Thanks man!! Great advice!! Those are the kind of tips I need! I'll look into the BMI chassis but would wait until I started seriously racing to get one of those. Keep the tips coming, these are all great! THanks again.
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the stock chassis is fine.. especially if your just starting out...an aftermarket might gain u what? a tenth ...just become a good driver with the car first and learn how to set it up to your liking....then go from there
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