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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

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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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RCBuilds.net Build, tip guide and youtube video - http://www.rcbuilds.net/builds/onroa...nt-project-4x/
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Adjusting tweak with roll damper
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Old 08-20-2019, 02:56 AM
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Midshaft mount split 4X (SER401803)

Now you can get a little bit more of flex around the motor support...
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Totally awesome
http://www.arrowmax-rc.com/am-910005...on%20kit.html#
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So for those of us that do not have the pro version yet, we would need either the pro version or the pro upgrade before going mid motor. I'm wondering if the mid motor conversion is going to be that much faster or easier to drive. I'm already happy with the car as it is. I guess only time will tell if this is going to be worth it.
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So for those of us that do not have the pro version yet, we would need either the pro version or the pro upgrade before going mid motor. I'm wondering if the mid motor conversion is going to be that much faster or easier to drive. I'm already happy with the car as it is. I guess only time will tell if this is going to be worth it.
It looks like you could still use the upper deck and mounts from the Evo (except the rearmost centre post) - maybe?
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I hope they bring an Aluminum version
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I test the Medius today... Immediate thing, the balance has changed: More front, less rear (no kidding). I have the slight impression that there is a better traction but it is hard to tell... By the way the flex is outrageous! What the frak! There are a lot of hole in the center line of the chassis and I'm pretty sure I will need to add stands between the upper and the lower deck to mitigate that. In the front, please note that the holes are not aligned with the original servo support. It seems that we can use another servo support instead (original still working as it is not fixed to chassis itself)...

Love the feeling but there is a marge of improvement... Not even talking about electronics installation!
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Originally Posted by Airwave View Post
I test the Medius today... Immediate thing, the balance has changed: More front, less rear (no kidding). I have the slight impression that there is a better traction but it is hard to tell... By the way the flex is outrageous! What the frak! There are a lot of hole in the center line of the chassis and I'm pretty sure I will need to add stands between the upper and the lower deck to mitigate that. In the front, please note that the holes are not aligned with the original servo support. It seems that we can use another servo support instead (original still working as it is not fixed to chassis itself)...

Love the feeling but there is a marge of improvement... Not even talking about electronics installation!
Yeah, just looking at all these conversion kits in general, placement of the electronics was my first question; youíre moving the motor significantly forward, and TBH, it seems to me that the chassis space behind the motor would be useless. I donít know that you could effectively place the ESC back there; as it is, itís enough of a challenge with how narrow chassisí today are - but if you have a conversion kit, youíd be the better judge.
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Yeah, just looking at all these conversion kits in general, placement of the electronics was my first question; youíre moving the motor significantly forward, and TBH, it seems to me that the chassis space behind the motor would be useless. I donít know that you could effectively place the ESC back there; as it is, itís enough of a challenge with how narrow chassisí today are - but if you have a conversion kit, youíd be the better judge.
No wasted space here esc fits perfectly
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No wasted space here esc fits perfectly
Wow, Iíll say!
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I test the Medius today... Immediate thing, the balance has changed: More front, less rear (no kidding). I have the slight impression that there is a better traction but it is hard to tell... By the way the flex is outrageous! What the frak! There are a lot of hole in the center line of the chassis and I'm pretty sure I will need to add stands between the upper and the lower deck to mitigate that. In the front, please note that the holes are not aligned with the original servo support. It seems that we can use another servo support instead (original still working as it is not fixed to chassis itself)...

Love the feeling but there is a marge of improvement... Not even talking about electronics installation!
Airwave, can you determine if the stock Evo vertical upper deck would fit - perhaps this would reduce flex?
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I have a Pro, and I can't remember how the vertical upper-decks were attached on my P4X... Is the VTD kit compatible with Pro version? Do you have picture?

I had the impression you can mount the VTD in the front because front is quite similar to Evo, but in the rear you will have problem with upper-links, as they are fixed to the upper-deck... :-(
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No wasted space here esc fits perfectly
It looks like your motor fan wiring is way to close to the spur. I could see it getting hooked up in the spur or belt. You don't need that.
Also why are you hijacking the Serpent thread when you run Gizmo? lol

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It looks like your motor fan wiring is way to close to the spur. I could see it getting hooked up in the spur or belt. You don't need that.
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