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Old 11-25-2010, 01:13 AM   #1
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what are the advantages/disadvantages of overdriving the front of a buggy? and how will handling characteristics change
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Old 11-25-2010, 04:54 AM   #2
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what are the advantages/disadvantages of overdriving the front of a buggy? and how will handling characteristics change
i believe if you look up the hoody set up guide it has a great write up about this, i only tell u this because not many people no much about that option because xray is the only manufacturer to supply the parts, maybe theres more but i havnt heard of any others buggies with that option. give it a look and let us no what u find out.
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Old 11-25-2010, 05:24 AM   #3
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From Xray book-
Smaller front gear

Recommended for slippery tracks
Gain more overall steering and makes car easier to drive
Rear end follows the car around

I tend to use it a fair bit in my 808. As my local, track has a few tight sections. And I like to be able to whip the rear round but yet, keeping it in control.
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thanks for the info! im gonna try it in my mugen
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