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Old 11-29-2007, 01:23 AM   #796
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Can someone please direct me to a good starting setup for my losi 8 t, I run on a fairly tight technical track that is slippery.

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Old 11-29-2007, 04:33 AM   #797
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Do you have the truck already? Have you tried it out with the stock set-up? I've had limited drive time on our short indoor track so I haven't tuned much. But a local fast guy has a very close to stock set-up on his. The only thing he has changed was using 56pistons all around with 35wt oil and changing the rear camber link location. I don't recall what position it was though. But he uses the same setup outdoors on large looser track too. But this guy can drive the wheels off anything.

I'm happy with the way the truck handles the indoor track, I just need to drive better. LOL.
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Old 11-29-2007, 12:20 PM   #798
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If your having problems with your servos check out ACE servos. I have a DS1015 for my steering. I bought this digital servo with over 200oz.of torque after the cheap JR servo went out after an hour. This servo now has about 10 hard hours on it with no worries. I love my 8T RTR and am transforming it into a racerLOL.
I just ordered this servo for my 8T...hope it works well for me. I've heard a lot of good things about it so far.
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Old 11-29-2007, 12:42 PM   #799
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I like them a ton. I use the 1015 on buggy/truggy/gas truck/electric truck/electric buggy. Wow. That's a lot of ACE's.
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X2 on the Ace's....ive got more then a couple 1015's kickin around....and for the slop issue...i too bought my 8T used..and when i got it...it was overly sloppy in a couple places....both front spindles can be shimmed with the proper shims..but i tracked down the slop to the anchorman plate...once A-main gets the Ecktek plate instock im gonna try that out to resolve the last of the slop....another thing i do is on all the shock rod ends and the arm balls...i noticed the play in the screw while on the ball...so i take visual note of where the screw sits in the ball and take Teflon tape and wrap a thin strip around the screw making it a nice snug fit...then predrill the front edge of the plastic the screw goes through as to not rip all the tape off and install the nuts as normal...shocks feel nice n tight now...pics would help im sure..but im cameraless till my New Nikon D40X showes up tomorrow.
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Thanx for the tips. I might try that sometime.
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Thanx for the tips. I might try that sometime.

No problem dood...Anytime...ive come quite accustomed to the 8T's quirks and feel i have all the issues solved.
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Sounds good, I actually just bought the servo right now from the LHS since it came in today. I'll be testing it out tomorrow and racing with in on Saturday so...we'll see how it goes soon enough.
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Sounds good, I actually just bought the servo right now from the LHS since it came in today. I'll be testing it out tomorrow and racing with in on Saturday so...we'll see how it goes soon enough.

Trust me ull absolutely LOVE the 1015.
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Trust me ull absolutely LOVE the 1015.
Like I said...I'll find out! Tomorrow and the next day it'll definitely be put to test.
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Story time; I used to run my servo saver very tight so the truck did not lack on steering. Well I let a friend drive it and it turned much more than his X1CRT and he kept hitting pipes over and over. After a few laps the gears in my ACE 1015 seperated from one another. There is a brass/bronze gear pressed onto an aluminum gear and the fit betwee the two gears didn't hold. I replaced the gearset and am now running my servo saver a little looser. I think it would have messed up the gears eventually anyways, but he finished it off fast.
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I just ordered this servo for my 8T...hope it works well for me. I've heard a lot of good things about it so far.
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Wy are there 2 O-rings under the battery comp. of the Losi 8ight and 8ight-T?
I hate the movement of the complete servo tray when breaking.
Is there something else I can do?

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they are there to help with servo failures. They give a larger margin for error for thoes who do not know how to set up linkages.
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Wy are there 2 O-rings under the battery comp. of the Losi 8ight and 8ight-T?
I hate the movement of the complete servo tray when breaking.
Is there something else I can do?

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wait..wait..wait.. Did yours come with the O-rings to put under the tray? I set the linkages to push/pull the carb as straight as possible. I set the EPA's. And I use fuel tube on the end of the throttle linkage--to absorb the flex or extra movement. And I make sure the servos are not resting on the chassis when installed. Never used and of the other tricks/tips though. Mine do just fine. I've been pleased how well the Ace servos hold up to my abuse.
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