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Today, 12:58 AM
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That was quick! :D JConcepts New Release ? F2...

That was quick! :D
JConcepts New Release ? F2 for the B74 ? JConcepts Blog (http://blog.jconcepts.net/2019/06/jconcepts-new-release-f2-for-the-b74/)
Yesterday, 11:17 PM
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Posted By mes

I just wanted to add the new JConcepts B74 body...

I just wanted to add the new JConcepts B74 body to the Wiki and noticed the gear chart was replaced by a bunch of code. When I wanted to edit it, the website only showed an empty white box. After...
Yesterday, 08:03 AM
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Posted By mes

Most likely it would be better to buy a used and...

Most likely it would be better to buy a used and assembled competition buggy with good trackside parts availability. They are more durable and it is easier to find someone who can assist you if you...
Yesterday, 03:11 AM
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Posted By mes

Gearing depends very much on the specific type of...

Gearing depends very much on the specific type of motor. Not all 13.5 motors are the same, cf. the label on the current generation of Tekin motors.
06-17-2019, 09:16 PM
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Posted By mes

1. Last time I ended up with the 1.8 setting,...

1. Last time I ended up with the 1.8 setting, having started at 2.0 mm.

2. Check the gear chart in the Wiki and your motor' manufacturer's recommendations. There are huge differences between the...
06-15-2019, 12:45 PM
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Posted By mes

Today I managed to break the front shock tower...

Today I managed to break the front shock tower between the shock and bulkhead mounting holes. The way it looks I guess that the cf layers have not bonded properly, but TBH something had to give. I...
06-14-2019, 10:49 PM
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Posted By mes

Consider it a set-up option. Both long should...

Consider it a set-up option. Both long should give you maximum droop and a very balanced car. If you want to reduce weight transfer from one end to the other, you can switch to the shorter ones. I...
06-13-2019, 11:00 PM
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Posted By mes

Check out the Performa Racing 4000 mAh packs to...

Check out the Performa Racing 4000 mAh packs to save even more weight. They are very popular in our club.
06-12-2019, 09:12 AM
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Posted By mes

I had to sand the bottom of one of the pinions on...

I had to sand the bottom of one of the pinions on mine a bit as there was some residue left from the coating process.
06-11-2019, 10:27 PM
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Posted By mes

Thanks, Paul!

Thanks, Paul!
06-11-2019, 09:01 AM
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Posted By mes

B74, XB4, D418 I've got the AE, but you can't...

B74, XB4, D418
I've got the AE, but you can't go wrong with either of them.
06-11-2019, 07:26 AM
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Posted By mes

During the last few years, I had the Kyosho RT6,...

During the last few years, I had the Kyosho RT6, Xray XT2, TLR 22T 4.0, the (very good) Yokomo YZ-2T, and on the buggy side the B6.1. Of the two you mentioned, hands down the T6.1. If Yokomo is also...
06-08-2019, 05:33 AM
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Posted By mes

Today I had the chance to run a few batteries....

Today I had the chance to run a few batteries. What can I say, it is awesome! I always preferred 2WD on astroturf and carpet, but the B74 changed that. With just a few tweaks I was 0.6 seconds faster...
06-07-2019, 10:51 AM
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Posted By mes

And there is always the 75 tooth spur gear for...

And there is always the 75 tooth spur gear for more options. ;)

I just added a gear chart to the wiki; minimum and maximum pinions were measured for 72 and 78 spur gears, 69 and 75 teeth values...
06-07-2019, 04:33 AM
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Posted By mes

It's my first wheeler in quite some time and I...

It's my first wheeler in quite some time and I thought it would be normal for the amount of travel, but yes, it seemed a lot compared to my previous 2WD rides.
06-06-2019, 09:31 PM
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Posted By mes

Internal gear ratio is listed as 2.50 on the...

Internal gear ratio is listed as 2.50 on the specifications page. I'd check what pinion is required for you ratio combined with both spur gears and weigh both pinion/spur combinations to keep...
06-06-2019, 09:04 AM
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Posted By mes

No Yes

No

Yes
06-05-2019, 01:05 PM
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Posted By mes

No, but I am looking forward to the unevitable...

No, but I am looking forward to the unevitable Schelle Nova release! Is it time yet, kdub? ;)
06-05-2019, 01:02 PM
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Posted By mes

I haven't had the chance to run mine yet, but...

I haven't had the chance to run mine yet, but compared to the B64 I wrenched on a couple of weeks ago, it is much nicer to work on. Quality is very good and parts look as if they can take a beating....
06-04-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 59,111
Posted By mes

Here you go: ...

Here you go:
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/dsc_0865_ea9080447d2c68e0ea362cbff8267928f537027f.jpg
06-04-2019, 12:13 PM
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Posted By mes

Goosebumps are great on really loose stuff and...

Goosebumps are great on really loose stuff and soft soil, Double Dee's and 3D's on hard and dusty tracks. I cannot comment on the handling characteristics of the Flipouts dirt tires, but Pindowns are...
06-04-2019, 12:07 PM
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Posted By mes

I finished building my B74 yesterday and had bad...

I finished building my B74 yesterday and had bad luck with a bad batch of paint today. Is there an ETA for a F2 body and hopefully a P2K yet? I painted one for the B6.1 for one of our club members,...
06-04-2019, 08:49 AM
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Posted By mes

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/dsc_0864_d035ac199a363ab5b7663b8e644d918b54a3df93.jpg
Chassis is done!
06-04-2019, 02:05 AM
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Views: 481,680
Posted By mes

The ratio only changes because of the changed...

The ratio only changes because of the changed input and output gears. Gear ratio is about tooth numbers and not shaft positions. The idler does not have any effect on the ratio in any 3 gear...
06-03-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 59,111
Posted By mes

On my kit, one front and rear arm shim needed a...

On my kit, one front and rear arm shim needed a little sanding, and the rear side of one of the gearbox pinions, too. Other than that, it's been a great building experience so far! FYI I added the...
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