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Old 09-18-2005, 05:44 PM   #4381
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Well boyz, I'm breaking down and buying an X-Ray. Will someone please tell me what parts normally wear out or break easily, as well as any cool aftermarket parts I might want to get...

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Um a losi would be a nice addition to it...hehe

Seriously the hard front bumper (parma sells the rubberneck) or go to rubberneck directly.

They have the battery strap and motor guard, both are nice.
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Old 09-18-2005, 06:26 PM   #4383
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Gary, I have a friend with an Xray. One of the most important things to get is the steel front axle/hubs, the aluminum ones are just too soft. They mushroom out and screw up the bearings. He has broken a few caster blocks and a couple arms even with a P-dub bumper. Other than that, car seems pretty bullet proof. Just need normal tuning options after that.

Package arrived safely yesterday, I'll get with you tomorrow to straighten things out.
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Yup springsteel front axles..also Team Tamale front C Hubs never bend or break....BMI chassie will look good on it too
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gary right out of box it ok im not having any prob.........


call me ill give you rundown my car is fast
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Is it true that Surge is going out of business? I heard this from a factory driver for Surge. I hope not great product here.

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Lana... ... your source is smoking something...and it's probably not a legal substance.
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Well boyz, I'm breaking down and buying an X-Ray. Will someone please tell me what parts normally wear out or break easily, as well as any cool aftermarket parts I might want to get...

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YES!!! You will not be sorry. Snag the hudy steel front hex hubs for sure. The Alum ones get warped on hits and it's card to pull them through the bearings after they warp.

I'll PM you with more ideas. I'll also send you my setup sheet. Also...watch for the vegas setup sheet in a couple weeks form the factory drivers.
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...even with a P-dub bumper...
Yup... that is a great add on also.
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Gary, I too just purchased the Xray. After speaking with a few factory xray drivers the options I would choose would be the Team Tamale 2deg rear hubs. With this setup you don't have to shim the rear hinge pin brace to achieve the 2deg rear toe in. It frees up the back of the car. I like the 4.5deg caster blocks. Great steering into and through med corners and it doesn't give up much in the tight sections on the infield. I also decided to run the TRF shocks. Smooth the best in the business and all the xray springs fit perfect. With these shocks I have no problem getting the ride height with foam tires. otherwise the Team Tamale lowered spring perch is the ticket. If you run the TRF shocks 2 hole pistons work best inside. I ran the Xray yesterday after recieving it in the mail on Sat. (busy night) It was hooked upall day! Good luck! Ray Warner
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dose any one knew if theres any big racing comming up in october
thats some what close to md
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Bill the Nats are in October in Fla Oct 4-9th besides that nothing Horsham has a ORL carpet race there Nov 4th in PA.
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look like its time for carpet ok is there website for the one in pa

thanks tag...... nov i cant make it to florda
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Monte,
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Lana... ... your source is smoking something...and it's probably not a legal substance.


We've yet to see who supposely started this little rumor... I wonder why.

In any case, I'm sorta flattered in a way.. After I thought about it, I realized all the good companies have had rumors like this spread about them. I mean, if the rumors were true, Trinity should have been sold or went out of business like 20 times by now!!
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