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Old 05-22-2006, 08:39 AM   #13576
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Really happy with the handling (setup as it came out of the box) and would say performance will improve when the bearings and motor etc all get worn in a bit more.

Looking forward to when I actually get to take it out for a race meet.
I would recommend the HOdge Reedy Race set-up withg a very tight front diff. I dont race much ooutdoors, but that set-up is so stuipid dialed to me. Its so smooth and predictable even on dirty unprepared concrete the cars planted.
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Old 05-23-2006, 08:23 PM   #13577
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does the tooth cutting thing mess up breaking or acc.?
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Old 05-24-2006, 10:01 AM   #13578
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it makes the drivtrain roll freeier. Also correct me if Im wrong, u may need to tighten the belt tensioner a little. I run my black belt cut maybe every other tooth.

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Old 05-24-2006, 04:37 PM   #13579
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I had a xxx-s and I ran an black belt with everyother tooth cut and the belt tensioner was set at the lowest setting but not lose enought to let the belt slip.
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Old 06-04-2006, 05:54 PM   #13580
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Hey does anybody know where to find the original steel dogbones? I've probably gone through 1/2 dozen aluminum in the past three months. A part # would really be great. Peace.
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Old 06-04-2006, 07:00 PM   #13581
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Try www.horizonhobbies.com. they have most all xxx-s parts
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Old 06-04-2006, 08:02 PM   #13582
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I just raced a XXXS that has been handed around to a bunch of local club guys, and for never having driven the car, and dropping my off road radio and motor into it, it worked great. I'm excited to tear it down and go through the car this week. Nice to know the Losis hold up over time.

One question for those who have experience with the kit. After chasing a massive off throttle push entering the corner all day, I finally got the car loosened up on entry to turn, and it turned great on exit, but it was really nervous and twitchy in the middle of the corner, or right exactly on the pick up of throttle.

Granted, the setup on it is relatively unknown, and it was all kind of bashed together to race today, but is there something to look for when taking things apart that might cause such odd behavior in the middle of the corner? It was almost like it was bottoming out and unloading the tires. From what I can remember, it was a blue/silver spring combo, no swaybars, CS27s on asphalt with 5.5mm ride height F/R and a Protoform Stratus. Everything else was kind of left where it was previously.

I think a good going-through with shocks and suspension settings, and a new Maza 6 will help everything greatly, but if someone has experienced this issue and knows a solution, I'm all ears.


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Old 06-04-2006, 08:08 PM   #13583
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Hey does anybody know where to find the original steel dogbones? I've probably gone through 1/2 dozen aluminum in the past three months. A part # would really be great. Peace.
pls check these > www.losipartshouse.com
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Old 06-05-2006, 11:40 AM   #13584
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Just ordered a pair from losipartshouse should have checked there first. Thanks for your help. We'll have to see how steel holds up to my driving tactics.
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I just raced a XXXS that has been handed around to a bunch of local club guys, and for never having driven the car, and dropping my off road radio and motor into it, it worked great. I'm excited to tear it down and go through the car this week. Nice to know the Losis hold up over time.

One question for those who have experience with the kit. After chasing a massive off throttle push entering the corner all day, I finally got the car loosened up on entry to turn, and it turned great on exit, but it was really nervous and twitchy in the middle of the corner, or right exactly on the pick up of throttle.

Granted, the setup on it is relatively unknown, and it was all kind of bashed together to race today, but is there something to look for when taking things apart that might cause such odd behavior in the middle of the corner? It was almost like it was bottoming out and unloading the tires. From what I can remember, it was a blue/silver spring combo, no swaybars, CS27s on asphalt with 5.5mm ride height F/R and a Protoform Stratus. Everything else was kind of left where it was previously.

I think a good going-through with shocks and suspension settings, and a new Maza 6 will help everything greatly, but if someone has experienced this issue and knows a solution, I'm all ears.


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Id try longer camber links ( should make it more forgiving) and make sure your droop is the same all round.
maybe the car is offloading weight from one wheel in the corner ?

try this ? http://www.teamlosi.com/xxxs_page/xxxs_droop.htm

look more at setting the tweak as losi calls it

they have some good setup sheets to start you off aswell.
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Old 06-18-2006, 04:15 AM   #13586
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Hi,
Is my car to heavy? It weighs 1600g RTR without transponder.
Its a Graphite+ with novak gtx, 2PL radio system, IB3800 and a silver 540 with rubber tyres. Is there anyway i can reduce weight other than dremmeling the chassis and tapping in the battery packs.

Also what would be a good setup running a johnson 540 motor on a rough, low to medium grip, ashphalt track. I heard stock setup works well.

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Old 06-18-2006, 12:04 PM   #13587
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Is there any problem fitting 4200's batteries in the G+. I haven't raced it in a few years and I need to buy new packs.
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Old 06-21-2006, 11:37 PM   #13589
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Hi,
Is my car to heavy? It weighs 1600g RTR without transponder.
Its a Graphite+ with novak gtx, 2PL radio system, IB3800 and a silver 540 with rubber tyres. Is there anyway i can reduce weight other than dremmeling the chassis and tapping in the battery packs.

Also what would be a good setup running a johnson 540 motor on a rough, low to medium grip, ashphalt track. I heard stock setup works well.

Thanks

You can reduce weight by swapping out the steel hardware for aluminum. I don't know about 540's I run a stock motor in mine. Don't cut the chassi!!!
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Old 06-21-2006, 11:41 PM   #13590
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Is there any problem fitting 4200's batteries in the G+. I haven't raced it in a few years and I need to buy new packs.
If your battery bar has had 3800's or even 3700's in place it won't be a problem. What I've found is the bar slowly bends with the more batteries you put in the car. Granted I run 3800's without a hitch never tried 4200's. You may have to press pretty hard. Good Luck!
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