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Old 05-01-2017, 07:49 PM   #1
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Any questions or information on the car feel free to ask just received my new 17 kit and the build went flawless gonna be doing some testing with the car this weekend running 17.5, i can be reached on here or my email at [email protected]
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Good to hear more people are willing to try this brand. I have their F1 kit and really like the design and material quality. Its certainly a unique design which I quite like.
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Are the shock fixed or is the shaft still touching the membrane at full compression?
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Are the shock fixed or is the shaft still touching the membrane at full compression?
There has been a lot of updates on the car much better build quality
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Are the shock fixed or is the shaft still touching the membrane at full compression?
There has been a lot of updates on the car much better build quality
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The shock membranes are now a flat design like the Yokomo etc
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Good to hear more people are willing to try this brand. I have their F1 kit and really like the design and material quality. Its certainly a unique design which I quite like.
Yeah we run for Wallace motor sports haven't ventured into the f1 kit yet but will in the near future if you have any questions or need any parts here my direct email don't hesitate to ask

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I WAS planning on getting the Xpress Execute XQ1, but had a change of heart the last minute and wanted to get something that wasnt so cookie cutter like. I wanted something unique. I do have the F1 from WRC and was pretty impressed with the kit despite some hick ups, went to the only shop in my area that carries this brand, checked out their demo car, and waked away with the kit.



Unboxing revealed a pleasant surprise. The kit came with tires and a car stand. The kit comes with a 48p gear which I quickly swapped for a 64p.


More pictures to follow as I build the kit.
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Just finished the build, Could of went more smoothly if the instructions were better and parts fit better. Well, on with the pictures.

Laser cut 0.5mm shims




I would much rather it come fully cut instead of this, bending the shim back and forth to shear them off the sheet bends the shims and leave flashing.


The motor mount is carbon fiber, held on by captive "nuts" which is I guess a trade mark of WRC. Gotta see how this holds up.




Confirmed the spur gear included in the kit is from Arrowmax


This was really disappointing, diff oil leaked everywhere, good thing its in its own package.


Front spool, rear diff and pulley, went together pretty easily. Nothing exciting


I love how easy to read the belt tensioner is.


So far so good
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One piece diff "clamp". Notice the slot between the bulkhead and the diff "clamp", the shock tower slides in and is sandwiched by 2 piece of aluminum.


Arms installed. Had to ream out the holes to 3mm as they were REALLY tight on the shaft. Also, the provided plastic shims werent too accurate and they measured a tad thick, binding the suspension arms. Switching out to aluminum shims would be more ideal.


Front steering knuckle assembly was STIFF. Im not sure whats going on, but it SEEMS like the C hub bend on itself and clamps down on the steering knuckle making it really stiff. Not sure of intentional. Good to see they include double jointed shafts tho.


More progress pictures, you can see how the shock towers is sandwiched in the bulkhead assembly.


Steering rack is different, uses sliders instead of the "wiper arms". I was hoping for a smooth sweep, but there was some binding during the assembly. Need to make sure the screws holding the slider on the chassis is torqued as evenly as possible to prevent warping




Floating carbon fiber servo mount


was pretty disappointed to see the ball cups interfere with the steering rack preventing it from getting the full range of motion. I might have to shave off some of the cup to clear the posts.


Another leaky oil bag, Im guessing they assploded on the airplane during shipping...with the whole pressure difference and all
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The start of the shock build, They didnt operate as smoothly as I hoped. The shaft slider guide seemed to bind with the shaft a bit. Hopefully they free up after a few break in runs.


I wish more manufacture does this, no more death grip on the shaft to thread on the ball cup


Hands were too greasy to stop and snap pictures while building the shocks, so heres the completed car instead
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Where can you get this car in the US?
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try msging tommy from [email protected] as mentioned in the previous posts and see if he can help you. From my limited research I couldnt really find an actual website that sells the kit in the US.
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The local track by me is a distributor. Windy City RC Raceway and Hobbies

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That is correct windy city is the wrc US distributor. We have a huge shipment coming in but its delayed in customs. I know we have the LMP car and the f1 plus other stuff.
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