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Old 03-02-2008, 10:48 AM   #1156
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Well, here's my thoughts.

The Losi 1/8 scales don't seem to need a lot of power to do well. They accelerate so well the super high end engines aren't necessary for club level racers.

On the other hand the chassis can handle the super high end engines so it really makes the desicion hard. This is just from watching other friends racing every weekend in summer time. I've been using the $200 and under engines in my truggy. But for this year I'm looking to get higher end engine and see how I do with that. The truggy is super easy to drive as I have it now, so I think I'll be able to handle more power. I do have half a season of racing with it, so I feel pretty comfortable.
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Old 03-02-2008, 08:52 PM   #1157
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A couple tire questions for the Awesome 8T...

1. When using Pro Line LPR Premounts - Do you use the standard or 1/2" offset for the 8T. I want whatever matches the stock setup.

2. What is the difference between LOSA7740 and LOSA7742?

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Old 03-02-2008, 09:08 PM   #1158
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LOSA7740 are the LPR wheels that come with the kit

LOSA7742 are 'maxx' size and different offset i beleive
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Old 03-02-2008, 09:23 PM   #1159
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1/2 offset
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Old 03-11-2008, 10:37 PM   #1160
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Hi guys, my buddy has an 8T RTR and the stock tires really suck on clay. What combination would you suggest for clay(indoor track), and which combination would you suggest for an outdoor track.

Secondly, he just picked up a Futaba S9351 servo for his steering, what is the spline count on futaba's and which brand/type of servo horn would work.

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Old 03-12-2008, 12:48 AM   #1161
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Servo output shafts

23 tooth spline- Sanwa / Airtronics / KO / JR / HPI
24 tooth spline- Hitec
25 tooth spline- Futaba / TT / ACE
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Old 03-12-2008, 04:36 AM   #1162
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The stock tires work best on a lot of outdoor tracks. For indoor tracks try Panther Switch 2.0 38 series http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/22474 I'm not sure if Losi has made Taper Pins for truggies yet. Anyone else know?
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Old 03-12-2008, 06:48 AM   #1163
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Holeshots for Hardpack Indoor clay...thats what 99% of us at the Canadian Winter Nationals used....AWSOME traction.....dirty part is they wear out Uber Fast if u got a heavy finger.
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Hey 8ighter's...thought I would ask for your expertise one more time.

My roller has arrived! I will use a Thunder Tiger Pro .28 to beginn with. This is the same engine that comes in the MT4. It's new and was given to me for free, so I thought this would be a good beginners engine. I'll use it for about a month or until I get the hang of tuning nitro engines a bit.

I wanted to start shopping now for a good racing engine and would like to hear your input on which engines are working good with the 8ight T. From reading this thread, it looks like alot of you are running .21's and I also see alot of positive info on the Go Tech engines.

Most of the racers at my local track are running RB and Ninja. They seem to be some what expensive though...? Would like to hear what you guys think...

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I run Go engines also and the 5Port turbo will be more that enough for your 8T and the ttr 2035 pipe set is almost Ideal for it

price wise they are about $100 US cheeper than RB OS Novarossi etc and the performance definately does not reflect this at all.

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you may want to try GRP cubic's if you like holshots but not the wear factor they come premounted on 3.7" rim in both 1/2 and standard offsets and soon to be avalible in losi compounds

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Old 03-12-2008, 07:11 PM   #1165
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Oh yea, I completely forgot about the GRP/Losi thing. I wonder if the Tapers will be made by Losi/GRP.
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Oke just got back frome a day of testing. The track was a high bite short track. The car did great but I want more.
The car wants to turn its rear when I exit a turn and hit the throtle. What can I do about this.
I run the Race roller set up stock out of the box.
Any info please.

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Old 03-19-2008, 10:15 AM   #1167
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Are you nailing the throttle or rolling into it? Try not to get on it so hard, let the truck roll through the corner.
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Are you nailing the throttle or rolling into it? Try not to get on it so hard, let the truck roll through the corner.


LOL that is some of the best set-up advise I have ever heard and so many people ignore "try adjusting you left pointer finger".
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It's true, I rarely make adjustments to the 8ight, it handles very well. I just have to control my trigger finger a little more in some cases. The car's ability to rotate using the throttle is a good thing. That means if you get to far out of the turn, you can power back into it...
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You might try raising the inside rear camber link. I noticed my truck like to roll on the rear end. Raising the link seemed to help me out.
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