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Old 07-28-2007, 08:45 PM   #526
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DO NOT USE air tool oil or motor oil. They're not "sticky" enough. K&N oil is also a no-no. (It's for cloth). You already spend over $500 on the truggy and probably at least $200 on the motor. Cheaping out on $5 is ridiculous. Get either hobby air filter oil or motorcycle FOAM air filter oil. Remember either high temps/too lean/ or DIRT is what causes early engine failure.
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Just curious, what's everyones serial number on their trucks?
I was right! Chassis # 1322

OK. Do tires need to be modified to fit on the Losi rims? If so, what do you do? The Losi rims have a 1" backspacing. And since I don't have any rims without tires on, is the offset 1/2"? Thanx. I don't find much info about the Losi rims on the net.
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What do you guys use for air filter oil and do you know what it really is I mean is it just a low viscosity oil say 10Wt or a 20WT trans oil, air tool oil? I am having trouble giving the LHS $5.99 for 3 oz when I can buy a quart at Pep nuts for $1.

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The filters for the 8T are quite cheap so I just replace them each race meet.

If you don't want to do that or can't bring yourself to part with $6 get some motorcycle filter oil like the other guys have suggested.
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Will the ofna chrome top starter box work with the truggy?
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Old 07-29-2007, 08:21 AM   #530
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Will the ofna chrome top starter box work with the truggy?
You can get it work. The box lid will need modified to make it work. I have been starting my 8t with it. It's the only box I have working right now so I use it to start the 8ight and 8ight-T. But I only have two pegs on the front that are not screwed down. Have to move the vehicles around quite a bit to get the flywheel lined up. It works, but not set up like a starter box should.
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Will the ofna chrome top starter box work with the truggy?
I hate to admit it but I needed a starter box for the wife's 8ight T,,, the LHS is outt'a stock on the Losi box and we had an OFNA chrome box on hand (I really hate OFNA) It is easy to setup I took the engine out'a the 8ight T and set it over the center of the starter wheel then drew the outline on the starter box top drilled some holes for the screws that hold the pegs Then I made a 1/2 inch thick plastic shim between the starter contact and the chrome top so the chassis would not rub on the starter wheel when you push the truggy down and engage the starter contact spinning the starter wheel I also converted it over to two 6 cell stick packs,, It turns over nice with the extra voltage. I will through it on the scrap heap as soon as my Losi box gets here though.

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Sounds close to what I did with my chrome top. I bought this one cause my Team Magic has no replacement pulleys in existence. I'm waiting for my Losi box also. With the chrome top, it came with some adhesive backed rubber pads. I put those front/back of the rubber wheel. It's the only thing to hold my truggy in place. Been using it for the 8 and 8T. Two GP 3300 batteries here.
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Sounds close to what I did with my chrome top. I bought this one cause my Team Magic has no replacement pulleys in existence. I'm waiting for my Losi box also. With the chrome top, it came with some adhesive backed rubber pads. I put those front/back of the rubber wheel. It's the only thing to hold my truggy in place. Been using it for the 8 and 8T. Two GP 3300 batteries here.
Yeah I had to steel the pegs off my Mugen onroad starter box..........Does anyone know who sell starter box pegs?

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Here's some race footage of my buddy's new 8T RTR. It was his first race with it and the first time it's been on the track. He's not really all that experienced,but he's getting better. Truck still has the grease in the diffs,but he is using my white rear spings,2.3 rear swaybar and my body. The engine(427) still had tight pinch and it's running very rich with the carb EPA at 75%. It still seems to keep up with the RB 928 and RB WS7II in the other's trucks.

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So whats the trick to gluing ProLine HoleShots on Losi rims? Cut out the beed on the inside of the rim? or cut the tire somehow?
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Yeah I had to steel the pegs off my Mugen onroad starter box..........Does anyone know who sell starter box pegs?

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i might have some extra mugen pegs. what state/city are you in?
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So whats the trick to gluing ProLine HoleShots on Losi rims? Cut out the beed on the inside of the rim? or cut the tire somehow?
I hope there is no trick. Mine will be here next week. Same combo. I will find out soon enough. I've heard you just mount them and go.
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Read through this entire thread. On the last page is some Switches that I glued up last night.

http://www.truggyracers.com/forum/in...howtopic=13910
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i might have some extra mugen pegs. what state/city are you in?
I am in SoCal let me know if you have some and what you want for them, I can't find them anywhere and Mugen wouldn't even answer my e-mails let alone sell me a couple starter box pegs.

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stop by revelation saturday, you can have them for a couple tacos. i will be there all day, practice and race.........all yellow 8ight-t
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