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Durango DNX408 - Fast enough to win the World Title.

Old 12-18-2010, 05:52 PM
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had zero issues with mine,i'm shure yours will be fine
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Originally Posted by KingKarate757
Got mine today. Hope my shock standoff doesnt break.
Originally Posted by Frank L
I will next week it's on it's way
YOU LUCKY GUYS! just keep us guys in the ....COLD.... northeast posted ...
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Three 408 at our track now.
all are pretty loose, steering is unbelivable but on power is a handful.

all three cars are in the hands of consistant A-main drivers
and some of the top guys in the state (florida)

all are having the same loose condition
track is blue groove fairly high bite

setups are close to ryans rev setup
thicker ft diff oil 20,000 wt
and some other changes trying to tighten it up springs and so on

Are any of you guys finding the same loose condition with your cars??
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Originally Posted by bcquick
Three 408 at our track now.
all are pretty loose, steering is unbelivable but on power is a handful.

all three cars are in the hands of consistant A-main drivers
and some of the top guys in the state (florida)

all are having the same loose condition
track is blue groove fairly high bite

setups are close to ryans rev setup
thicker ft diff oil 20,000 wt
and some other changes trying to tighten it up springs and so on

Are any of you guys finding the same loose condition with your cars??
If people are finding it crazy loose for some reason but yet have tons of steering I would suggest trying the +1 rear hubs to give it 4* of rear toe... I haven't found my car to be loose yet, and I like loose cars!
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Originally Posted by Frank L
I will next week it's on it's way


You'll enjoy the build Frank. Im 1/2 way through it and with doing On road stuff my time's been split between the 2. Im on the Center diff now.....mmm bling.
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Finished my build tonight. No missing parts and went together pretty smooth. Added the 1.5mm shims on the brake bolts and I just need to releive the rear brace for the Nova rear screw to clear. Hope to make it to the track first of the week.
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The rear brace needs to be re-designed as it does not allow engines to be properly installed, mine had to be gridded till screws were showing in order to fit an OS speed, and others are having the same issue with Nova's.
I hope TD came up with a fix.
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Originally Posted by DRCRacer299
If people are finding it crazy loose for some reason but yet have tons of steering I would suggest trying the +1 rear hubs to give it 4* of rear toe... I haven't found my car to be loose yet, and I like loose cars!
thats prob why you dont think it to be loose

yup +1 are on all the cars and they are running 10* front hubs
3-2 rear plate long links ft + r
hubs foward

diffs 30-10-5
20-10-5
and i think the other one has tried
10-10-3
all the shocks are pretty much like yours
they dont have any stiffer bars yet or softer for the rear
but that will be next

any other suggestions would be helpful
maybe 5 in the center
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What reciever pack are you guys using? I looked at the Ballistic site and couldnt figure out which one will fit.
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Originally Posted by bcquick
thats prob why you dont think it to be loose

yup +1 are on all the cars and they are running 10* front hubs
3-2 rear plate long links ft + r
hubs foward

diffs 30-10-5
20-10-5
and i think the other one has tried
10-10-3
all the shocks are pretty much like yours
they dont have any stiffer bars yet or softer for the rear
but that will be next

any other suggestions would be helpful
maybe 5 in the center
Hi,

I'm not a setup guru but I think that we have to wait for springs and swaybars set, anyway you can post your complete setup to help other users and other users can help you with their tests and tried setup
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Originally Posted by KingKarate757
What reciever pack are you guys using? I looked at the Ballistic site and couldnt figure out which one will fit.
ProTek R/C Li-Poly Flat Receiver Battery Pack fits well.
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Balancer-Plug
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Originally Posted by RAlmeida
The rear brace needs to be re-designed as it does not allow engines to be properly installed, mine had to be gridded till screws were showing in order to fit an OS speed, and others are having the same issue with Nova's.
I hope TD came up with a fix.
I agree also im having a problem with my throttle linkage hitting the center diff hub it rubs allittle when opening the throttle and man the break disc is real close to the carb boot.....
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Originally Posted by bcquick
thats prob why you dont think it to be loose

yup +1 are on all the cars and they are running 10* front hubs
3-2 rear plate long links ft + r
hubs foward

diffs 30-10-5
20-10-5
and i think the other one has tried
10-10-3
all the shocks are pretty much like yours
they dont have any stiffer bars yet or softer for the rear
but that will be next

any other suggestions would be helpful
maybe 5 in the center
Oh I don't run the 4* rear toe, I have stuck with 3* so far...thus running the 0 outer hub. Have them make sure however that they have the rear hubs on the correct side to make it 4* of rear toe. If the hubs are on the other side it makes it 2* of total toe. I'm not really seeing why it would be super loose except for that potential change. 10 in the center diff should be good if not light on most tracks, especially if you say your track is semi-high bite. 30 might be a little aggressive but if the guy running 10 still feels the same about it being loose then that would negate that.
Are the rear arms and rear hubs all the way forward?
If nothing else works and there not blowing the front tires off the car then yes, trying 7 or 5 in the center would help a bit.
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Old 12-19-2010, 08:04 AM
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Is anyone else concerned about the parts availability for these cars ?
There are very few parts in stock with Durango themselves, which i think isnt a good start at all. The car can be the best thing in the world but without spares backup its pointless.
I have had my DNX408 for 3 weeks now and its been ran once and is now sidelined as i need a front bumper and they arent in stock and never have been. I think its stupid how a 500 kit is unusable because a 3 part is unavailable. ALL parts should be available when a kit is released in my opinion.
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