DTJ Dakky & Michael Zorzin wrote a review of the Xpress GripXero D1 1/10 RWD Drift Car.

Let’s check out it now!

XPRESS GRIPXERO D1

Package:

Xpress GripXero D1 is packaged in a small little black box.

Nice organized in small bags and printed manual for the build.

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Build:

We assembly chassis in a few days.

Here is some information about it.

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Rear toe can be changed by a turnbuckle. Also, the upper arms are built by the turnbuckle so you can change camber and caster by them, but the position on the rear makes hard to make fast setup changes, upper arms have only one position on the chassis.

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Chassis is coming with the solid rear axle and gear differential so you can install what you prefer.

The gear diff is made all in plastic: corp, gears, and his cross shaft.

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The transmission is composed of 2 identical gears to change rotation and a belt.

For spur gear we use Axon 90T/48P, pinion is 22T/48P from Yeah Racing.

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Chassis has a very interesting design.

Combination of red alu parts and carbon are so good.

It has a nice 2 plates where install ESC and Gyro and you can move the position on the slide on the upper deck.

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We like IFS suspension mode too, have a nice function and give more attractiveness to chassis.

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Assembly going well, all parts are made very good.

Little upgrade for future on our GripHero D1 is changed screw from BLACK to RED.

Little upgrade and chassis will be more attractive.

yeahracing, ahp-308rd, Hex Socket Button Head Screw

Yeah Racing Aluminum 7075 3x8mm Hex Socket Button Head Screws 10pcs Red #AHP-308RD

It can be done in a day, but we only have a few hours free time in day to assembly it.

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Test of Chassis:

We doing test on our track DTJ Lounge.

Small local and first one track for RC drifting in Croatia.

The surface is carpet.

First, we add electronic and stealth body mounts on chassis.

Also, we prepared bodyshell for it.

Used items:

Servo: OMG High Voltage Low Profile High-Speed Brushless Digital Servo 7KG 0.05Sec For RC Drift Car #D2-LP-BM07S

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Motor: Speed Passion Competition MMM Series 10.5R 540 Brushless Motor #SP000037

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ESC: Speed Passion Champion Drift Combo Reventon R Brushless System ESC

speedpassion-champion-drift-combo 10.5r-1

 

Gyro : Onisiki Aluminum Case High Stability Gyro For RC Car Drift F1 Touring Offroad #ONI2801

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Body: ABC Hobby NISSAN Skyline 2000GT-R KPGC110 200mm Body Set For 1/10 RC Touring Drift #66162

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Radio: Sanwa MT-4 2.4GHz w/RX-461/102Zx2 For RC Car #MT4-2.4G

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So we tried it with setup out of the box. Gear diff with his 5000cst oil, the car was a bit unstable

I found a lot of plays on steering, caused by the combination of ball studs and ball cups, only on steering.

Maybe is a problem of only this chassis or maybe not so I will replace them as soon as possible.

To try it now without all those plays I put a piece of Teflon tape.

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We made small changes to makes camber, caster and toe angles the same between left and right. The car starts to go in the right direction!

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After that I changed the oil on dumpers, I put 200 in front and 250 in rear, the original was 450 for all.

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The front steering setup works very well after added Teflon tape.

I changed also rear dumper position from the center to the second inner hole on shock tower (on lower arms it have only one position).

I changed rear toe to 4 degrees in.

After only those small changes on original setup, the car runs pretty good on this track.

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Short video:

Video Credit: DriftTeam Jazbina @Youtube Channel

 

Don’t miss the D1!

Xpress GripXero D1 1/10 High Performance RWD Drift Car Kit #XP-90007

Combining R&D obtained from the Xpresso and Execute series, the GripXero is born! Featuring the best of both worlds, combining them together to produce a high performance RWD drift car! With new elements such as the Inboard Front Suspension (IFS) to further tailor the chassis towards throwing large slides!

Quick Features

  • High Flex Matte 2.5mm Graphite Main Chassis
  • High Flex Matte 2.0mm Graphite Vertical Topdeck With Changeable CG with Gyro Mount and Esc Mount
  • High Flex Matte 3.0mm Graphite Lightweight Front and Rear Arms
  • High Flex Matte 3.0mm Graphite Rear Shock Tower; low/high shock hole choice
  • And more…

 

Credit by

Dakky- DTJ-Drift Team Jazbina

Michael Zorzin

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