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Old 08-15-2016, 04:37 PM   #3991
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Did you have 4 screws holding it down and 3 straps? Mine looks very secure. I had to go to ebay to find a 5-40 tap for the screws. I just put a Tekin 1900 and rx8 g2 in this and it is insane fast. I had no idea what a beast this could be. I keep blowing tires off of it, really! This could make a great basher with those knobby tires!
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Old 08-16-2016, 08:30 AM   #3992
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I am in love with my 3.0.

The front hinge pins had a tightness through the first 3 packs, but have smoothed out since. I placed everything in battery forward position, but found it was too far off of L/R and F/R balance for my liking. With the battery mounted in the rear, but slid all the way forward, I put about 20g under the esc and 30g in the radio box made it much more balanced.

I used a set of AKA Moto pre-mounts that have held up quite well. I've mostly been in construction areas on loose dirt/rocks/etc. They throw plenty of stuff around and I haven't noticed any tears from more than a few full-throttle moments.

Love pic attached Oh - the in-flight stability is very nice also.
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Old 08-16-2016, 07:47 PM   #3993
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The handling is really good and I was jumping just fine with this, very predictable. I had some parts come loose last race, so I bought that gel Loctite in a tube, and it is awesome.
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Old 08-17-2016, 03:34 PM   #3994
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I was able to add another screw to the battery tray, so now I am only missing one, the front right, or fwd inbd. It seems very sturdy to me. I got a 5-40 tap off ebay and it works great. I put it in the drill after drilling a # 28 hole, and it went through like butter, so easy! I had a #16 pinion in it, and trying a 15 now. The 15 is much more punchy, and the 16 smoother. I just can't get over how fast the car is, and handles great. This is my first 4s, and lovin it!!
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Old 08-27-2016, 07:03 PM   #3995
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I didn't see much of an improvement in the handling with the mid battery position. But the track was a mess, so I need more testing, of course! If I need more steering, do I go up on the front diff oil, or down?
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Old 08-30-2016, 12:06 AM   #3996
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Hi there, I found a great tool for all European drivers, who only have metric tools. http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html
Itīs probably not the best quality, but it gets you started, especially when you donīt want to bring your entire toolbox to the track

It fits all screws on the Losi TLR 8ight E 3.0 and also has the metric system tools.
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Old 08-30-2016, 10:54 AM   #3997
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Once you finish the battery forward modification, does a 4.0 body fit the 3.0 better at that point? My 3.0 body is all wonky with the battery forward mod.
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Old 08-30-2016, 12:25 PM   #3998
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Once you finish the battery forward modification, does a 4.0 body fit the 3.0 better at that point? My 3.0 body is all wonky with the battery forward mod.
i would like to know that also
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Old 08-31-2016, 06:09 PM   #3999
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I had to trim mine to get it to fit right, but it did fit. Plus it's a lot lighter now(humor.) I lost some steering with the front battery mod, my diff oil is 7,7,3, any suggestions?
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I had to trim mine to get it to fit right, but it did fit. Plus it's a lot lighter now(humor.) I lost some steering with the front battery mod, my diff oil is 7,7,3, any suggestions?
Im running 5-7-3 on diffs and steering is great with batt forward mod.
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I had to trim mine to get it to fit right, but it did fit. Plus it's a lot lighter now(humor.) I lost some steering with the front battery mod, my diff oil is 7,7,3, any suggestions?
I thought the purpose of battery FWD mod, was to improve steering?!

I moved mine FWD, and gained lots of steering.

5-7-3 in the diffs. Front camber links long/low.
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Old 09-11-2016, 03:55 PM   #4002
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Thanks guys. I have three of these cars and am using the third one I bought, and it doesn't seem to handle as well as the one I built, the first one. I will try the 5 in the front diff and check the arms also.
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Old 09-12-2016, 07:14 PM   #4003
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Just moved the camber links, and had to do a lot of adjusting as well, but it seemed a lot more stable. Can't wait to try this out!! Is it normal for the front end to come up easily on concrete? I mean I can easily flip it. Wheelie bars?
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Hi guys, I just picked up a 8E 3.0 from a friend of mine. Going to go through and rebuild it and I have looked at some setup sheets for a baseline, but before I start, whats everyone like for shock oil, diff fluid, and ride height? Don't know a lot about 8th scale setups so anything else would help too. Thanks
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Old 09-13-2016, 12:31 PM   #4005
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Does anyone have a link or video on how to do the battery forward modification?
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