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Old 03-16-2012, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by RacerEckss
This buggy looks good to me, and at 300 something at a-main, it's a tempting deal. I was wondering if any of you Durango owners have any reason to believe a new car is coming down the road...I'm not into getting a car and then seeing a new one come out just after. Ive been around these things long enough to know what comes after a price drop, but sometimes ya never know...Lol!
The only thing we might see in the near future is a slightly updated version of the DNX including the new parts(fuel tank, radio box v2, redesigned FF suspension mount, etc). Maybe they throw in some more changes but it would be just a "v2" version of the current DNX.
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:57 PM
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has anyone tried the serpent machined/vented brake pad/disk setup?

not really necessary but looks bad ass
http://www.absolutehobbyz.com/produc...oducts_id=6556
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:59 PM
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Good to hear...Thanks guys! Any mods the car needs out of the box? Things to watch out for? I'm gonna read thru the other 200 pages now......Lol!
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Old 03-17-2012, 01:54 AM
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Never mind....Found the info....Lol!
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:54 AM
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With adjusting brake bias, can this be done by the turnbuckle that connects the two brake levers?

If so, which way would I go to make it have more front bias, shorter or longer?
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by thorns
With adjusting brake bias, can this be done by the turnbuckle that connects the two brake levers?

If so, which way would I go to make it have more front bias, shorter or longer?
Its the ONLY way to do it. Longer would put more pressure on front disk, shorter less...
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Old 03-17-2012, 04:21 PM
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Hey folks

This is my first RC anything since 1994! (far out)...

I had a Thunder Tiger starter box but it's terrible. Can't align flywheel to the starter wheel and the post adjustments don't work particularly well anyway.

I've read that the OFNA truggy box is a good box that doesn't require any modding to the box or the chassis. I can't find one locally (Aus) but have found one that looks suspiciously the same, though the adjustment posts are different they have the same type of movement. Also it appears the rubber wheel can be adjusted too.

Think this will work?

w w w .ultrahobbies.com.au/store/product.php?productid=18508&cat=497&page=1[/url]

For reference they appear to have a rebadged OFNA, but not in stock

w w w.ultrahobbies.com.au/store/product.php?productid=19008&cat=497&page=1[/url]

Thank you for any help
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Old 03-17-2012, 08:32 PM
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I've decided that nitro isn't in the budget for me this year.

I've got a NIB DNX for sale. Check my sig if you're interested.
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:00 AM
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What was the size of the flanged bearings needed for curing the slop in the steering assembly?
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Huleboer
What was the size of the flanged bearings needed for curing the slop in the steering assembly?
No bearings needed if this mod is done :http://www.team-durango.com/blog/2011/04/28/ackermann/
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Huleboer
What was the size of the flanged bearings needed for curing the slop in the steering assembly?
6x3x2.5 or 6x3x3. The locktite mod is worthless. Sorry lol.
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Old 03-18-2012, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by jmackani
No bearings needed if this mod is done :http://www.team-durango.com/blog/2011/04/28/ackermann/
That mod IS useless. I did that and was convinced the locktite had failed, but when I took it apart the bushings were locked securely. There was still a LOT of slop in the steering.

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6x3x2.5 or 6x3x3. The locktite mod is worthless. Sorry lol.
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:28 PM
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You will need to get a couple shims to put between the bearing and the steering post arm. I am using a 6x3x2.5 bearing and have 0.8mm of shim underneath.
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Can anybody tell me if venting shock caps with foams is worth doing? If so where do I find the foams?
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Old 03-19-2012, 10:12 PM
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Hello everyone!

Its Carson Wernimont from Team Durango. I just made a RCTech account to help out anyone who needs help or advice with there Durango products. If you have any questions or need help with anything pm me or send me an e-mail at [email protected]

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