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Old 03-25-2014, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by stickboy007
That's physics for you, Phu. It would help if you didn't drive like a bag of ass.
yeah, yeah. the castor blocks kept on causing all of the dnf's the last couple of times. last race though, i was driving with a broken shock eyelet and spring cup. also, i find i have to check my diff's more often. otherwise, the car starts to oversteer too much. ahh the infamous b44 maintenance.

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Old 03-25-2014, 08:25 PM
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Originally Posted by carbons2k
Does anyone have a setup on the Xray xb4 4wd buggy?
Here's what I'm running:

Shocks: 35 front 30 rear
Diff: 5000 front 2000 rear (John is running 7000 front)
Remove chassis screws for more flex
Move rear inner camber links up on shock tower
I removed the sway bars front and rear
M4 suburbs front & rear

The buggy feels pretty good with the stock setup however I felt I needed a bit more flex because RCHR is a mid traction track.
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Old 03-26-2014, 06:04 AM
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Originally Posted by stickboy007
Uh oh...somebody's getting rid of their Lazer?
LOL no way! It just needs a major overhaul that Im not looking forward to doing. Picked up an xray from a friend for cheap so gonna drive that a little while I revamp my zx5. Id get the ZX6 but I hear fall is gonna be the release date!
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Old 03-26-2014, 06:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Eaglesrx
yeah, yeah. the castor blocks kept on causing all of the dnf's the last couple of times. last race though, i was driving with a broken shock eyelet and spring cup. also, i find i have to check my diff's more often. otherwise, the car starts to oversteer too much. ahh the infamous b44 maintenance.
I haven't really had a problem with the B44 diffs getting too loose over time. If anything, it was very gradual. 1/8 turn from full lock.

If by "castor block" you mean you crashing and smashing your castor block into pieces...

The B44 requires constant attention, especially after it wears in. Literally, after very single run, go through it and check for loose screws, etc. Make a habit of that and you shouldn't have any real problems.
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Old 03-26-2014, 06:24 AM
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Originally Posted by stickboy007
I haven't really had a problem with the B44 diffs getting too loose over time. If anything, it was very gradual. 1/8 turn from full lock.

If by "castor block" you mean you crashing and smashing your castor block into pieces...

The B44 requires constant attention, especially after it wears in. Literally, after very single run, go through it and check for loose screws, etc. Make a habit of that and you shouldn't have any real problems.
no smashing of the castor block. At motorama, the screws started to strip out from the castor block, subsequently, leading to the cvd popping during the run. sucks. But, at least the fix is simple.

Yeah, I'm usually very lazy when it comes to maintenance. But, I gotta check my car more often.
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Old 03-26-2014, 06:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Eaglesrx
no smashing of the castor block. At motorama, the screws started to strip out from the castor block, subsequently, leading to the cvd popping during the run. sucks. But, at least the fix is simple.

Yeah, I'm usually very lazy when it comes to maintenance. But, I gotta check my car more often.
Ah yes, I have had that problem on more than one occasion. You gotta check your s**t. Doesn't matter if it's a 4wd buggy or 4wd SC. They all fall apart. Shouldn't take you any more than a few minutes to go through it after a run and fix any problems. Spend more time doing that at the track than yapping away with the guy next to you who's already checked his s**t.
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Old 03-26-2014, 08:19 AM
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Someone's gonna wet the track down good when they get there tonight?
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:19 AM
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The track will be ready to rock tonight...
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Going up early to make sure the track is NICE
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by rimracker
Someone's gonna wet the track down good when they get there tonight?
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:00 PM
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Bumz had the eye of the Tiger tonight. Mike "taxi cab" Novak called me out via text. Request we run a rematch with a full heat 11 buggies. After watching "Rocky 4" which arguably has the best motivational music of all time, I defended my two week crown and whooped up on Mike. Good run mike! #KYOSHO VS all them AE vehicles lol.
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Not bad...for a human.
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Old 03-27-2014, 05:20 AM
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Guys thanks for coming out to race last night!!

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Old 03-27-2014, 05:38 AM
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Originally Posted by willyb
Guys thanks for coming out to race last night!!

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will, track was awesome last night. as novak was saying, traction was great when it's watered.

travel coffee mug was a great idea for WNW trophies. cheers to hump day:

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I'll be back for my mug, had to work hard for that sucker, Mike was working to take me down.
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