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This is a wiki page for the new and very interesting concept 4-X from Serpent. This is wiki is meant to develop and grow as more is understood about the car.

Serpent's Product Page - http://www.serpent.com/product/400030
The 4-X Development Story - Here

Manual - Here

Spring Chart
SOFTEST
  • 401705 Spring white C4.4 4X (2)
  • 401706 Spring yellow C4.9 4X (2)
  • 401707 Spring orange C5.5 4X (2) = kit
  • 401708 Spring red C6.3 4X (2)
  • 401709 Spring pink C6.9 4X (2)
  • 401710 Spring blue C7.6 4X (2)
  • 401711 Spring purple C8.4 4X (2) = kit
  • 401712 Spring greenC9.5 4X (2)
  • 401713 Spring grey C10.9 4X (2)
  • 401714 Spring black C12 4X (2)
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Build Tips

RCBuilds.net Build, tip guide and youtube video - http://www.rcbuilds.net/builds/onroa...nt-project-4x/
Heave + Roll Damper Build Tips
Pivot Ball Nut Tip

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Setup Tips

Ride Height Adjustment
Adjusting tweak with roll damper
Usage of washer on lower arm
Tuning ARS


Option Parts List


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Old 10-30-2016, 08:01 PM
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Drove one yesterday for a pack and was impressed with the car. Stock setup seems like it's only a couple of adjustments from being perfect but still very easy to drive and very predictable. I have decided to sell off my A800 to get me one of these now so looking forward to when I can get one on the track. Good work serpent , make a truly different car and actually have it work is impressive. At least in today's standards.
were you driving your dad 4X?
did you have the an option top deck on the car?
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were you driving your dad 4X?
did you have the an option top deck on the car?
Yes it was my dads and it was box stock
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Yes it was my dads and it was box stock
does the car flex a lot without the top deck?
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Nope feels like any other car. Center spine makes the car very rigid
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Is there anybody with springs in the usa? desoto is out
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Some problem with spring supplier. Last notice on Facebook about the springs is that they should be available the end of the month (October) so hopefully soon!
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I'm 1 of 3 people at my local club that has 1 of these and all of us are extremely pleased with them. We all run slightly different setups but all of us have had to fit a 1mm shim between the heave damper and the spring to achieve the required ride height for asphalt setups. The car is extremely competitive and easy to drive out of the box and I'm really happy bought this car!
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Some of my mates seem to hate the car. They think it's overly complicated and I had it setup wrongly so it pushed like a ship but I still like it!

Need to get a wiki going I think!
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I received the option spring today
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Some of my mates seem to hate the car. They think it's overly complicated and I had it setup wrongly so it pushed like a ship but I still like it!

Need to get a wiki going I think!
I didn't hate on it. I like it too, just gotta fix the understeering issue. It's boring to see all the different manufactures come out with the same basic design.
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I didn't hate on it. I like it too, just gotta fix the understeering issue. It's boring to see all the different manufactures come out with the same basic design.
Hahaha didn't include you in the some. Never selling it regardless of what people say. It's so unique!! I'll learn how to set it up!

Gotta find out where Rave Sir bought those springs from
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Personally I've found it very easy to work on and setup. The car holds perfect tweek much better than any other conventional touring car I've owned. The setup is really straightforward once you get your head around it. The box setups are very safe and you can unlock the steering very easily. Just hop over to the Facebook page and you'll see David Ehbar answering many people's setup questions and no doubt you'll find some help with gaining the steering you want from the car. The 4x rotates better than any car out there!
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Personally I've found it very easy to work on and setup. The car holds perfect tweek much better than any other conventional touring car I've owned. The setup is really straightforward once you get your head around it. The box setups are very safe and you can unlock the steering very easily. Just hop over to the Facebook page and you'll see David Ehbar answering many people's setup questions and no doubt you'll find some help with gaining the steering you want from the car. The 4x rotates better than any car out there!
I do think it's very easy to work on also. 6 screws and diff is out (a couple more than your average chassis but still easy enough none-the-less)

I'm on the facebook group and if there are any handling gripes I see people commenting about on there, its that there isn't enough entry steering but am sure this will be unlocked as more people get the car and more importantly those option springs become available!
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