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Old 09-21-2016, 07:16 AM   #166
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anymore pics guys???
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Old 09-21-2016, 10:09 AM   #167
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Going to try to get mine back out this weekend. Lots of rain has kept the baseball diamonds under standing water. And grass is far too deep to run. Though might have actually found a spot of real dirt. Though I could see all the fences just waiting to go up around it.
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Old 09-21-2016, 06:37 PM   #168
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anymore pics guys???
Not really. Mine looks the same as it did a month ago.
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Old 09-22-2016, 09:06 AM   #169
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anymore pics guys???
Building a vacuumform mold for a new interior, to put in servo operated/steering scale driver and some other stuff. If will be a bit before that's ready though. I will post plenty of pics when it's good to go
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Old 09-23-2016, 06:36 AM   #170
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Cool that will be neat to see keep us posted
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I have work to do on building articulated driver still. The proportions of the Baja Rey aren't quite in scale with something like a Wraith so I'll need to do a bit more thinking. The mold pulled perfectly and fit on the first try. Got it trimmed using the included plate as a base and got a nice result. The steering wheel is already prepped and on the servo, and the seats are currently sitting unfinished as raw ABS parts, to later be padded with coloured foam. The new interior is thicker than the old one. I had to because of the depth of the part, without using at least .12" material the bottom got paper thin. The new interior stretches all the way down to the battery cage and gives me lots of room to have fun with.

Can't wait to figure more stuff out on it. Back-lit dash and passenger GPS screen, lots of buttons and switches etc. Should be fun.


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Old 10-01-2016, 09:45 AM   #172
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If any of you guys are on FB check out rc trophy truck group!
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Old 10-01-2016, 10:42 AM   #173
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Losi hop ups!!!! So stocked on some of these!!!! Can't wait, late November..
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Old 10-01-2016, 01:26 PM   #174
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Hmm. I'm not seeing aluminum shocks in the list.
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looks good
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Well, i think losi should focus on the front and rear diffs. I have went through 4 front diffs and 3 rear diffs. Ive owned the BR Since june its my only form of entertainment. So im not ashame to say i do ride, jump and etc. The front diffs cant take exessive jumping. I find that the rear diff bearing usually either explode or worse damage the diff carrier.
The body, center diff, axles, wheels, and electronics are all solid. But im close to spending a grand on maintaining this truck since june. I dont have experienced with other rc's so its hard to compare. I wish i could have a more durable truck at least with the drivetrain aspect. I think im leaning to take a break and purchase another platform with less issues. Any ideas for offroad rc's preferably a reliable truck.
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Well, i think losi should focus on the front and rear diffs. I have went through 4 front diffs and 3 rear diffs. Ive owned the BR Since june its my only form of entertainment. So im not ashame to say i do ride, jump and etc. The front diffs cant take exessive jumping. I find that the rear diff bearing usually either explode or worse damage the diff carrier.
The body, center diff, axles, wheels, and electronics are all solid. But im close to spending a grand on maintaining this truck since june. I dont have experienced with other rc's so its hard to compare. I wish i could have a more durable truck at least with the drivetrain aspect. I think im leaning to take a break and purchase another platform with less issues. Any ideas for offroad rc's preferably a reliable truck.

The front diff has been a problem for me also. I'm waiting to see if the aftermarket comes out with anything to fix. In the meantime,my BR sits broken.

If you want an RC that will allow you to run battery after battery and not break with only some maintenance every so often,the first one in my sig is it.
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Old 10-06-2016, 07:27 AM   #178
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Remember something about this RC guys...
There are alot of moving parts and bearings in this design.
Combined with way to much HP and TQ its going to require maintenance.
After every race the real thing is taken completely apart and checked over.
Scale realism is not that far off.
I agree though
Any 1/8 scale will take a ton of abuse but its built tougher and the design allows more power to be used with less moving parts.
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Remember something about this RC guys...
There are alot of moving parts and bearings in this design.
Combined with way to much HP and TQ its going to require maintenance.
After every race the real thing is taken completely apart and checked over.
Scale realism is not that far off.
I agree though
Any 1/8 scale will take a ton of abuse but its built tougher and the design allows more power to be used with less moving parts.
How does the BR have more moving parts than a typical 4x4 RC? And "way too much power"?
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:04 AM   #180
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the biggest is the rear suspension and the long drive shaft.
the punishment that that area takes is impressive on a scale level.
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