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07-16-2019, 01:49 PM
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Posted By jmackani

We have no durability issues in pillow ball...

We have no durability issues in pillow ball configuration. Stock c hub arms are a problem in cold temps but they have made softer arms to correct this. My son is a team driver and I can tell you the...
07-16-2019, 11:01 AM
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Posted By jmackani

It carries corner speed better. It has better...

It carries corner speed better. It has better traction also without adding weight like we had to do with the mugen.
04-15-2019, 03:39 PM
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Posted By jmackani

Not from our experience. It does two things. It...

Not from our experience. It does two things. It reduces the rear rotation and it takes the torque out of an engine or an electric motor. Raise it far enough on a nitro engine and you will hear the...
04-03-2019, 06:58 PM
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Posted By jmackani

weight was taken without tires, full tank of fuel...

weight was taken without tires, full tank of fuel with rx battery installed. E car was with 2 6000 shorty packs installed. No bodies on the car either. Nitro car has tessman 2101 engine in it...
04-01-2019, 06:05 PM
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Posted By jmackani

Completely stock in c hub configuration.

Completely stock in c hub configuration.
03-24-2019, 07:21 PM
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Posted By jmackani

this might sound crazy. Just lower the rear camer...

this might sound crazy. Just lower the rear camer camber link on the tower. Also change your rear camber to 1 degree. If that does not help I would look at your engine. That is a lot of motor for a...
03-22-2019, 06:18 AM
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Posted By jmackani

We did break arms with the stock plastic also. We...

We did break arms with the stock plastic also. We run in cold temps and Xray has told us that is part of the issue. They are supposed to be making a softer arm. Both times the arm broke, they should...
03-22-2019, 06:16 AM
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Posted By jmackani

We weighed both nitro and e buggies last night. ...

We weighed both nitro and e buggies last night. E-buggy with 2x 2s short packs was lighter than the nitro car with fuel in it. E buggy was 6.74 and nitro car was 6.83.
12-24-2018, 05:53 PM
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Posted By jmackani

I will give you an opinion tied with a couple of...

I will give you an opinion tied with a couple of questions. How old are you and what are your expectations from racing now? Any of the top brands are great if they feel right to you. I bring up...
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12-18-2018, 07:58 PM
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Posted By jmackani

durango already had financial problems before...

durango already had financial problems before they were bought by hobbico. You could not get parts because they had no funds to produce them. I had most of their vehicles from the beginning.
12-15-2018, 07:42 PM
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Posted By jmackani

not sure about m2c but xray makes their own.

not sure about m2c but xray makes their own.
12-11-2018, 04:40 PM
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Posted By jmackani

If you did not notice a difference then I can...

If you did not notice a difference then I can only assume you did not mess with the diff fluids too much to get them to work. There is a difference but I would not say it is as drastic as what it...
12-11-2018, 06:40 AM
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Posted By jmackani

The HTD's were not really meant to smooth out the...

The HTD's were not really meant to smooth out the drivetrain. The smaller pinion bearing in the rear changed that more. The HTD's are about gaining acceleration by changing the size of the gears...
10-16-2018, 05:58 PM
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Posted By jmackani

On road should be high grip in which you can run...

On road should be high grip in which you can run the max amount of anti squat. C Block pills up all the way and the D block bills with the dot down all the way. I think 2.5 is the least amount of...
10-16-2018, 07:01 AM
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Posted By jmackani

Your photos are 0 degrees anti-squat with 2.5...

Your photos are 0 degrees anti-squat with 2.5 degrees of rear toe
08-22-2018, 02:12 PM
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Posted By jmackani

the outdated design that mugen started using with...

the outdated design that mugen started using with the 7 car. They have very similar geometry. The acceleration improvement is from the diffs. Newer is not always better. Some things on the mugen...
08-03-2018, 08:24 AM
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Posted By jmackani

I would be hesitant on getting the avid ones. We...

I would be hesitant on getting the avid ones. We bought a set to try and the car became unpredictable coming out of the corners with them. Like someone else mentioned it appears they are not letting...
07-31-2018, 05:04 PM
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Posted By jmackani

I have seen enough lipos go off in bags to say I...

I have seen enough lipos go off in bags to say I would not bet on those saving much either. You really have to be there to watch them because I have not seen a bag contain them yet that would not...
07-25-2018, 09:26 AM
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Posted By jmackani

E2805 Throttle Linkage Parts: X8, X7 - Mugen...

E2805 Throttle Linkage Parts: X8, X7 - Mugen Seiki Racing (http://www.mugenracing.com/e2805-throttle-linkage-parts-x8-x7/)
07-24-2018, 06:20 PM
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Posted By jmackani

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/img_0411_dbdb8dc0d91454c802bbaca4c4c616a071fcf488.jpg

Maifield buggy


From the looks of this photo, if the horn is fully on, I...
07-24-2018, 06:10 PM
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Posted By jmackani

I doubt the mbx8 will change it. On my sons mbx8...

I doubt the mbx8 will change it. On my sons mbx8 the bottom link is angled up and the top link is angled down. I think you may be over concerned about this.
07-24-2018, 01:32 PM
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Posted By jmackani

No the spline one is more like a bushing. There...

No the spline one is more like a bushing. There is another washer shown in that image that each screw goes through first that should create enough space.

I do not believe you really need the...
07-24-2018, 12:22 PM
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Posted By jmackani

You could start with the .5 thick one shown in...

You could start with the .5 thick one shown in the manual on the drawing that I posted on the previous page. The real question is are you using the mugen plastic parts or are you using the xray ones...
07-23-2018, 07:47 PM
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Posted By jmackani

from the photo it does not appear you have enough...

from the photo it does not appear you have enough clearance with the top of the servo to add the spacer.
07-22-2018, 04:48 PM
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Posted By jmackani

Is the rubbing/binding enough that it affects the...

Is the rubbing/binding enough that it affects the operation?
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