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Durango DNX408 - Fast enough to win the World Title.

Old 03-28-2012, 07:05 PM
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Originally Posted by jmackani
You have it reversed. Set the droop then the ride height. If you do it in the order you suggested, then step 3 would be to reset your ride height.
I'm not sure you are correct but you should check your ride height often either way. I wasn't really giving an order just what does what.
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:06 PM
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nub question here, I have a dnx408 that I am converting to brushless and am curious as to what diff fluid i should be using, i cant seem to find any local places that have it here in the states and wondering what is comperable fluid i should be using to rebuild them
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Hey new guys to durango, I threw together a beginner parts list from all the pages I've been reading, these parts should set you in the right direction.

I have...
1. screws for the 2mm rear mod, it will be good to use these longer screws as advised by team durango TDR704022

2. 2mm rear mod shims, I found the size of shims that are the exact same size recommended by team durango, the shims recommended by td are on back order at the moment OTR-R550727-10

3. protek 2300 receiver battery, this battery fits good it was recommended to me by Ryan and seems to be a great battery! just remember to use a LIPO charger! Also may want to look into a losi voltage regulator to add to it
PTK-LP-RX2300-L-2S

4. 70 MM shock springs, as posted by many people It looks like the light blue and light green are the combinations mostly used to I sent links to both, as long as they are 70mm size kyoshos they should fit ( for me they did )
KYOIF350-816 light green and KYOIF350-714 light blue

5. Version 2 receiver box (on backorder at the moment)
TDR320120

6. Search dnx408 on amainhobbies and take a look at the spare parts get what you think you'll need they are cheap if you ask me
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:02 PM
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[QUOTE=spencey820;10530231]Hey new guys to durango, I threw together a beginner parts list from all the pages I've been reading, these parts should set you in the right direction.


6. Search dnx408 on amainhobbies and take a look at the spare parts get what you think you'll need they are cheap if you ask me[/QUOTE

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Parts for this car are incredilbly in expensive for an 1/8 scale
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:44 AM
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[QUOTE=jsp619;10530252]
Originally Posted by spencey820
Hey new guys to durango, I threw together a beginner parts list from all the pages I've been reading, these parts should set you in the right direction.


6. Search dnx408 on amainhobbies and take a look at the spare parts get what you think you'll need they are cheap if you ask me[/QUOTE

+1
Parts for this car are incredilbly in expensive for an 1/8 scale
Jenny's RC on ebay.....1st
Amain.....2nd
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Old 03-29-2012, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by jmackani
Bladders work fine if you put them in the shock body and then screw the cap on. If you put them in the cap and then screw on, they get cut.

Aluminum servo horn will be needed for steering.

Buy the updated wing mount which will include the new front bumper.

Buy an extra rear center drive shaft also. Kit ones were hit or miss for failing. Most people are running kyosho springs also. Unless you buy the V2 kit, none of the updated parts are in the other kits. I bought mine even after about a year and none of the updated parts were in the kit.
APpreciate the tips here, looking forward to the build!
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by cartodinamo
Hello Carson, you're welcome!
Can you talk about your nitro challenge shock setup and your findings with the kyosho shocks-springs???
You make a very good race, congrats!
Sorry I couldn't reply sooner. Its been a little crazy around hear with cactus just last week.
At Nitro Challenge I was running the Kyosho shocks and springs in the rear because we are testing new geometry on the 408 line of vehicles.
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:00 PM
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I cant attach any links yet, but if anyone wanted to know my set up from Nitro Challenge its on Team Durango's website. Just go In the Pits, pick the DNX408v2,Pick USA for the country, and then pick The_Dirt for the track, and then pick Carson Wernimonts 2012 Nitro Challenge set up and let the fun begin!
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Originally Posted by Wernimont
I cant attach any links yet, but if anyone wanted to know my set up from Nitro Challenge its on Team Durango's website. Just go In the Pits, pick the DNX408v2,Pick USA for the country, and then pick The_Dirt for the track, and then pick Carson Wernimonts 2012 Nitro Challenge set up and let the fun begin!
http://www.team-durango.com/pdf/setu...t_26_02_12.pdf
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So Green Kyosho springs in the front and Light Blue in the back?
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Konich
So Green Kyosho springs in the front and Light Blue in the back?

yep light green front and light blue rear

im using kyosho light blue front and orange rear with losi csi (gen2) blue pistons on a loose bumpy track, works well
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Well my DNX408 was working the best it has this past weekend! I still have some tweaking to do on the setup but it is getting really close so I figured it was time I get some new stuff for it. Ordered me a new engine and also the Ascendency clutch...so I was wondering what springs I should start out with...the stock DNX408 springs were a bit too stiff for me so I went to the Mugen .9 springs which are a bit too soft...so I am looking for something in the middle of that.
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Originally Posted by InspGadgt
Well my DNX408 was working the best it has this past weekend! I still have some tweaking to do on the setup but it is getting really close so I figured it was time I get some new stuff for it. Ordered me a new engine and also the Ascendency clutch...so I was wondering what springs I should start out with...the stock DNX408 springs were a bit too stiff for me so I went to the Mugen .9 springs which are a bit too soft...so I am looking for something in the middle of that.
Depends on which engine you're going to be running. I would say 4 x .95 would be about right. That was my base setup for the M2C clutch.
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Old 04-02-2012, 05:20 PM
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Hi, I'm ready to order the kyosho springs and just noticed that both say front shocks:
(Light Blue) (2) (KYOIF350-714) and 70mm Big Bore Front Shock Spring (Light Green) (2) (KYOIF350-816).

No problem with them being both for the front? Sorry, noob
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