R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-12-2013, 08:14 AM   #571
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Shreveport, LA
Posts: 197
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JoeC View Post
My Rod ends were locked up tight as could be and handling was horrible of course. I thought that they would break in after a run or two but I had to do the same thing with the pliers. Doesn't make sense as my nitro ones are free as can be.
I've got a dumb question Which direction are you squeezing? Are you squeezing the plastic rod end, or are you squeezing the metal ball?
mstrong is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 08:20 AM   #572
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,524
Trader Rating: 13 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mstrong View Post
I've got a dumb question Which direction are you squeezing? Are you squeezing the plastic rod end, or are you squeezing the metal ball?
You squeeze the plastic end with the ball inside of it so that the plastic takes more of the shape of the ball.
__________________
-Ryan Dunford
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Product Manager
TLR--Spektrum--Horizon Hobby--Tekin--Venom--Pro-Line--Sticky Kicks--Bradley FLD--ImagineIt Graphics--Casper-RC.com
TLR 22 3.0, TLR 22T 2.0, TLR 22SCT 2.0, TLR TEN-SCTE 2.0, TLR 8ight-E 4.0, DX6R
hacker07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 11:06 AM   #573
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Shreveport, LA
Posts: 197
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Thumbs up

Thanks Ryan! So far I'm really enjoying the Eight-E 3.0 build
mstrong is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 02:13 PM   #574
Tech Master
 
JasonR/C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Joliet,Il
Posts: 1,858
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by akshayp14 View Post
some very nice driving bud...keep it up!!
Thanks a lot!!
__________________
Leisure Hours Hobbies and Raceway, Joliet, Illinois
JasonR/C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 03:48 PM   #575
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,524
Trader Rating: 13 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mstrong View Post
Thanks Ryan! So far I'm really enjoying the Eight-E 3.0 build
Glad to hear it...it will be even more fun to wheel it around the track.
__________________
-Ryan Dunford
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Product Manager
TLR--Spektrum--Horizon Hobby--Tekin--Venom--Pro-Line--Sticky Kicks--Bradley FLD--ImagineIt Graphics--Casper-RC.com
TLR 22 3.0, TLR 22T 2.0, TLR 22SCT 2.0, TLR TEN-SCTE 2.0, TLR 8ight-E 4.0, DX6R
hacker07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 07:16 PM   #576
Tech Master
 
JasonR/C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Joliet,Il
Posts: 1,858
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Default

hey ryan whats you preferred high bite clay indoor setup? im curious on the differences of my setup. thanks man
__________________
Leisure Hours Hobbies and Raceway, Joliet, Illinois

Last edited by JasonR/C; 09-12-2013 at 07:17 PM. Reason: edit
JasonR/C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 07:21 PM   #577
Tech Fanatic
 
nate79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: KY
Posts: 821
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Love 3.0 body
__________________
NO-LIFT
Adventure Rc Raceway,Thunder Rc
nate79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 10:24 PM   #578
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,524
Trader Rating: 13 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JasonR/C View Post
hey ryan whats you preferred high bite clay indoor setup? im curious on the differences of my setup. thanks man
First off, I run my car light meaning I run it with two shorty packs 1 pad back from full forward and the T8i motor. My car comes in around 120grams over min weight.

I pretty much run the kit setup switching out the oils for TLR oils but I run 10 deg of kick in the front and a ride height of 27/25. Also, I run my servo saver tight with the alum servo saver arm and servo horn.
__________________
-Ryan Dunford
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Product Manager
TLR--Spektrum--Horizon Hobby--Tekin--Venom--Pro-Line--Sticky Kicks--Bradley FLD--ImagineIt Graphics--Casper-RC.com
TLR 22 3.0, TLR 22T 2.0, TLR 22SCT 2.0, TLR TEN-SCTE 2.0, TLR 8ight-E 4.0, DX6R
hacker07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2013, 11:33 PM   #579
Tech Master
 
JasonR/C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Joliet,Il
Posts: 1,858
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Default

so your diffs are 5/5/5? what difference do u think id notice form 5/7/3.
__________________
Leisure Hours Hobbies and Raceway, Joliet, Illinois
JasonR/C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2013, 04:46 AM   #580
Tech Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 8
Default 8ight e 3.0

Hi guys, got it yesterday ! What a nice buggy Only build complaint was the rear diff case, not easy to put together ! I have a problem with the front suspension, it is not as smooth as the rear. Checked the shocks twice, silk smooth, when I put it on the tabs, it does not rebound smoothly...Is it the spring rate or the tabs ? I heard some guys sandblast their pins (noob here), is that the solution ?

Thanks DOHC
dohcg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2013, 05:18 AM   #581
Tech Master
 
JasonR/C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Joliet,Il
Posts: 1,858
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Default

Front shocks have been a 100% issue as I had the same problem. Easy fix is grab some plyers and squeeze tye turnbuckle links to form around the ball. This will loosen your turnbuckles and fix the problem.
As far as the hinge pins I know a lot that sand them. I did not and car is just fine. Give the car a few batteries run in and you will see it loosen a bit and become a dialed machine
__________________
Leisure Hours Hobbies and Raceway, Joliet, Illinois
JasonR/C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2013, 08:10 AM   #582
Tech Regular
 
MonsterSummit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 260
Trader Rating: 15 (100%+)
Default

For anyone running the stock spur(43T), what kind of pinion are you running with a 1900(tekin)? I started with a 14t and the car just seemed flat. I put a 15t on and it was MUCH better, but temps were creeping up(180-190) on the motor.
Or for people running the 45t metal, what pinion are you running? thinking about getting the metal one this weekend possibly.
MonsterSummit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2013, 08:11 AM   #583
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,524
Trader Rating: 13 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JasonR/C View Post
so your diffs are 5/5/5? what difference do u think id notice form 5/7/3.
People are so used to building the 8ight with 5/7/3. This is a new vehicle and puts down the power differently. 5/7/3 will tend to give a bit more full time 4wd like you have a tighter slipper on a 10th scale and also let the rear end unload a bit differently. Give them both a try and see what you like best.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dohcg View Post
Hi guys, got it yesterday ! What a nice buggy Only build complaint was the rear diff case, not easy to put together ! I have a problem with the front suspension, it is not as smooth as the rear. Checked the shocks twice, silk smooth, when I put it on the tabs, it does not rebound smoothly...Is it the spring rate or the tabs ? I heard some guys sandblast their pins (noob here), is that the solution ?

Thanks DOHC
It sounds like you have some of the tight rod ends, give them a squeeze with some pliers or run it a few times and things should loosen up nicely.
__________________
-Ryan Dunford
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Product Manager
TLR--Spektrum--Horizon Hobby--Tekin--Venom--Pro-Line--Sticky Kicks--Bradley FLD--ImagineIt Graphics--Casper-RC.com
TLR 22 3.0, TLR 22T 2.0, TLR 22SCT 2.0, TLR TEN-SCTE 2.0, TLR 8ight-E 4.0, DX6R
hacker07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2013, 08:12 AM   #584
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,524
Trader Rating: 13 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MonsterSummit View Post
For anyone running the stock spur(43T), what kind of pinion are you running with a 1900(tekin)? I started with a 14t and the car just seemed flat. I put a 15t on and it was MUCH better, but temps were creeping up(180-190) on the motor.
Or for people running the 45t metal, what pinion are you running? thinking about getting the metal one this weekend possibly.
On the Tekin 1900 T8 motors, we typically run 15-17 depending on the track.
__________________
-Ryan Dunford
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Product Manager
TLR--Spektrum--Horizon Hobby--Tekin--Venom--Pro-Line--Sticky Kicks--Bradley FLD--ImagineIt Graphics--Casper-RC.com
TLR 22 3.0, TLR 22T 2.0, TLR 22SCT 2.0, TLR TEN-SCTE 2.0, TLR 8ight-E 4.0, DX6R
hacker07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2013, 09:53 AM   #585
Tech Master
 
JasonR/C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Joliet,Il
Posts: 1,858
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Default

Thanks ryan for all your support as well as casper and the rest of the tlr team posting regularly on the forums. This is why I love tlr. Oh and because the cars are amazing
__________________
Leisure Hours Hobbies and Raceway, Joliet, Illinois
JasonR/C is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Tags
e-buggy, eight 3.0, losi, spur gear


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 09:35 PM.


Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net