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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by bluewormx » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:48 pm

The manual and exploded diagram are up.
Not sure if the car is shipping yet, but the spare parts everyone is after are now marked as stock.

Manual has a list of option parts and instructions for upgraded transmission.
A few parts that had not been leaked before: Alloy Rear Trans Spacer(Z bracket); alloy rear inner transmission housing; Alloy Front Transmission Housings.
I would really like to see one way roller shafts offered as an option, 2.2" wheels, an alloy ballraced steering linkage...

Anyhow the upgraded transmission is still out of stock, and that is the one part I need to make my procat a runner. :D

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by stuey » Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:45 pm

The latest release date for the car has been put back until the 19th July, and the transmission upgrade is now late August to early September :roll:

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by bluewormx » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:11 pm

stuey wrote:
Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:45 pm
The latest release date for the car has been put back until the 19th July, and the transmission upgrade is now late August to early September :roll:
Great info stuey.

My Procat is going to have to wait to hit the track, on astro It would probably backflip without a slipper.

The parts I did order: bumper, anti-roll bars and driveshafts where shipped by Schumacher yesterday :D

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by 328isjohn » Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:00 pm

Just got an email from Schumacher saying my cars are all packed up ready to go...just need to update my CC info with them :D :D

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by stuey » Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:41 pm

The kits have now arrived at shops in the UK, and some have theirs in hand. I hope I can get mine tomorrow or no Revival running for me :(

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by _timmy_ » Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:05 pm

Picked it up tonight.... :D :D :D
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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by uzzi » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:33 am

Nice! Just one question....does it come with tyres?

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by _timmy_ » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:13 am

Yes, full set of tyres. Full spike rear and 2 row fronts

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by scr8p » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:14 am

Do we know if the fiberglass parts are identical to the original car? Earlier this year I had talked to Jake about maybe making some Iridium chassis sets for this and he mentioned that he already had original parts drawn up. If they were the same it would make it a lot easier.

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by Lonestar » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:43 pm

_timmy_ wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:05 pm
Picked it up tonight.... :D :D :D
Cool :)

does it give you that warm and fuzzy old-school feeling as you unpackage it, or is it just like "any" modern kit?

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by uzzi » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:11 pm

_timmy_ wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:13 am
Yes, full set of tyres. Full spike rear and 2 row fronts
That is cool.....can't wait till I get mine 😄

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by _timmy_ » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:23 pm

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Cool :)

does it give you that warm and fuzzy old-school feeling as you unpackage it, or is it just like "any" modern kit?

Thanks!
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Definitely warm and fuzzy, felt the same with the rere Optima

You also get a nice black Schumacher branded cardboard tube with a certificate of authenticity and a schumacher pen inside!! :D

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by VTBruiser » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:37 am

Currently in stock at Amain

Just placed my order :)

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

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Re: XLS Rerelease.

Post by Groomi » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:04 pm

scr8p wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:14 am
Do we know if the fiberglass parts are identical to the original car? Earlier this year I had talked to Jake about maybe making some Iridium chassis sets for this and he mentioned that he already had original parts drawn up. If they were the same it would make it a lot easier.
The only difference I'm aware of is some additional holes in the lower chassis deck to allow for the shorty lipo holder.
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