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Durango DNX408 - Fast enough to win the World Title.

Old 01-18-2011, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by infanterene
Mine use to leak but not any more. I think the orings swelled up a little and sealed. Give them some time.

Rene, you are with Durango now ? ...

Congrats man, that car looks great, hope to see some of them in southamerica sometime,

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Old 01-18-2011, 01:42 PM
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this one is for FrankL!!!!!!!!!!!





you think hes wondering why he signed with Durango??????
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Old 01-18-2011, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by msconcepts
this one is for FrankL!!!!!!!!!!!





you think hes wondering why he signed with Durango??????
Naw he just wants some ice cream
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Old 01-18-2011, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Frank L
Naw he just wants some ice cream
LMFAO!!!!

If you can pop a shaft outta the hole you get ice cream!!! HAHAHA
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Old 01-18-2011, 02:42 PM
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durango 408 for sale.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...g-chassis.html
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Old 01-18-2011, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by msconcepts
this one is for FrankL!!!!!!!!!!!





you think hes wondering why he signed with Durango??????

I think he finnaly found where that smell was comming from lol
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I just ordered a Durango today. Does anybody have any build tips, do's and don't'. Also what is a good LiFe reciever pack to get. Thanks
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by kcrisalli
I just ordered a Durango today. Does anybody have any build tips, do's and don't'. Also what is a good LiFe reciever pack to get. Thanks
  • Follow the directions they are pretty good. I like the 1:1 pics
  • Take your time when setting up the radio tray.
  • Install the radio tray before the side mud guard
  • Install 1mm shims on the outside of the outer brake pad
  • If you cant set the gear mesh check the back case of the engine on the rear chassis brace.
  • Make sure you pay close attention to mounting the spur gear to the diff case
  • Do not overfill the diffs
  • When you build the shocks if the shaft does not slide smooth take the shock apart and flip the little black plastic washer that fits in the red lower shock cap
  • if you use the inner mount position on the tower for the rear camber link install a small shim to move the link further away from the tower

As for batteries any stick pack will fit. This one will work.
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Balancer-Plug

This one should fit but I am not 100% positive on that
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ck-66V-2000mAh

I hope this helps the build is nice and smooth.

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Old 01-18-2011, 05:59 PM
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My DNX408 seems to have pretty bad off power understeer, is this because I have no toe-out? I am running 7-7-2 in the diffs with the starting setup from the instructions. Everyone else seems to have great steering on & off power. I am running on a smaller indoor clay track (1:10scale) so it is a little tight.

What else effects off-power steering?

I love the car, it is SOOOO easy to work on. Great design.
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:08 PM
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More off power steering

Lighter front diff fluid
thicker rear diff fluid
toe out
raise rear camber links
lower front camber links
move shocks in on tower

All these will effect steering in other areas like decreasing on power steering but just a few things to try.
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:51 PM
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thicker rear diff fluid will not help off power steering!
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Put the 10 degree caster blocks on. Take a bit of reat toe in out. The outer hubs should be 0...
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted by ehames005
Yes sir they shipped Sat. All shipped except for Scott McGhee I still have no address for him. Please e-mail me your address. I still have some in stock for people that are interested.
Thanks man!
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Originally Posted by jpas
My DNX408 seems to have pretty bad off power understeer, is this because I have no toe-out? I am running 7-7-2 in the diffs with the starting setup from the instructions. Everyone else seems to have great steering on & off power. I am running on a smaller indoor clay track (1:10scale) so it is a little tight.

What else effects off-power steering?

I love the car, it is SOOOO easy to work on. Great design.
Before changing everything out why dont you see what happens with a simple brake bias tune by adding more rear brake and less front brake. With a small tight indoor track I would bet that you could achieve what you are looking for through the brakes.

Is it me or do a lot of people forget about this simple technique over looking it.

Correct me if I am wrong.
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:56 AM
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Hi friends you have noticed that from the power supply when there is pressure tanks mixture enters the tube and turn off the engine. I thought about changing putting on cap closure as all other models.
Pressure durango same full height filler cap that is not good, you had problems too.
A pleasure to know the color shock absorber springs buy, I can not do them all.
Thanks.
Greetings
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