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Old 01-23-2006, 01:36 PM   #2131
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I am a novice at electric but a true sportsman in nitro and the argument here is the same as the one with the Mugen MTX-4. There was a big rush to get the car out on the market without thinking of getting replacement parts on the market at the same time with the car. For those that don't want to blame Xray, you are a blind loyalist. I am a big Mugen fan but the same thing is happening with their car, not enough parts support for the car right now. It is a shame that quick profitability overshadows good all-around customer support. In fact, most of the major r/c car manufacturers are guilty of this. If you, as a manufacturer, are going to put out a new product, make sure that there are enough replacement parts to go around. A handful of disgruntled customers could mean the death of your product (ask Yokomo about their overall US sales of their products; no major support means no major business).
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Old 01-23-2006, 01:36 PM   #2132
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But, in all honesty alot of you guys complaining have to be hitting things to have that much of a problem. I personally have had no problems with car.
wow. those might be fighting words. lol.
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Old 01-23-2006, 01:38 PM   #2133
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what happened to the old horsham it was fun
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oh my god i ask for a little help to cut an install brushes from 2 guys that wouldntt have a problem any other time as i was beat from doing mmy batteries for my buisness for 2 days strait an now i guess im not capble i have built plenty of motors an was only looking for help now i know to never ask for help or lend as i might get ridiculed for having someone cut an replace brushes wow sorry im not worthy
i'd help you out,without renaming your company
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Old 01-23-2006, 01:41 PM   #2135
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Should anyone brake any rear hubs before xray has spares. You can purchase hpi rear hubs. They slightly taller where the camber link conects, but most of us that run on carpet put spacers under the link anyways. and the holes are in the exact location as xrays. But, you do have to make the hinge pin hole slightly bigger. Bearings are the same as xray. I guess it's better than not able to drive the car.
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Old 01-23-2006, 01:47 PM   #2136
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Geez...

Denny asked Larry and me for help at Mimi's and we helped him.

And it was a joke anyway. I just try to be honest and have fun. Sorry you guys don't see it that way.

I should just stop posting on forums. No matter what it is... R/C, Real Car racing, whatever -- it's always some sort of bash on eachother. Everyone's a critic online.



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The HPI castor blocks work also. You need to redrill the hole and shave down the width, but it will work. Now we just need to figure out what steering knuckles fit. I tried, HPI, LOSI, and Associated, but no luck.
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Harshguy, is stockton going to have practice on sunday the 29th?
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Old 01-23-2006, 02:00 PM   #2139
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oh my god i ask for a little help to cut an install brushes from 2 guys that wouldntt have a problem any other time as i was beat from doing mmy batteries for my buisness for 2 days strait an now i guess im not capble i have built plenty of motors an was only looking for help now i know to never ask for help or lend as i might get ridiculed for having someone cut an replace brushes wow sorry im not worthy
Schreff - Looks like you need to give Dennis a tissue. Sounds like he's gonna cry.
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Old 01-23-2006, 02:00 PM   #2140
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what happened to the old horsham it was fun now its nothing but bullshit one word
What's up, what is happing at horsham?
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Old 01-23-2006, 02:00 PM   #2141
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The HPI castor blocks work also. You need to redrill the hole and shave down the width, but it will work. Now we just need to figure out what steering knuckles fit. I tried, HPI, LOSI, and Associated, but no luck.
We really shouldn't have to worry about this kinda thing. But, you can also use tamiya stuff. The bearing is a slightly different seize and you have to use a tamiya axle. TOO MUCH WORK FOR ME!!!! I think rcamerica will have parts soon.
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You have to counter sink the top and bottom. I drove tamiya's for years. There not counter sunk on the top decks. Aluma, it sounds like you didn't have the proper shimming between your blocks on your hinge pins. Never go by what the manual says. 1mm of slop is alot, you must not have shimmed it correctly.
no, there's no slop when I built it, but after a tap or two, the slop will be there. I just unscrew the blocks, hold them so theres no slop and retighten. It'll be fine again until I hit something...same goes for the front.
Not a big deal though.
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What's up, what is happing at horsham?
This has nothing to do with Dave Young or Horsham R/C. Horsham is still THE place to race.
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Should anyone brake any rear hubs before xray has spares. You can purchase hpi rear hubs. They slightly taller where the camber link conects, but most of us that run on carpet put spacers under the link anyways. and the holes are in the exact location as xrays. But, you do have to make the hinge pin hole slightly bigger. Bearings are the same as xray. I guess it's better than not able to drive the car.
The HPI uprights do have 0 degrees of toe, though, so be sure to put them on both sides (xray uprights have 1 deg) .
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Jeff, it was a joke man. Remember when we used to be able to do that?
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