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Old 01-20-2007, 08:51 AM   #1486
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The 8ight handles awesome and you won't look back after driving one
I can attest to that! I even bought a second 8ight just for parts..
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Old 01-20-2007, 08:51 AM   #1487
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What is this "new" rear Al. diff. bearing holders coming out? Does anyone have the part number?

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Old 01-20-2007, 09:15 AM   #1488
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Question...other than the extra sway bars and springs, what are the "better" parts that come with the kit. Not getting the RTR, your giving up about $400+ worth of stuff (controller, engine, pipe, etc) but the kit is only about $100 cheaper. What are the goodies your getting???

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-kit comes with all available springs and swaybars
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Old 01-20-2007, 09:50 AM   #1489
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What is this "new" rear Al. diff. bearing holders coming out? Does anyone have the part number?

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Losa 4430. I have them in now and dont see any differance between the two And there was nothing wrong with my plastic ones, just trying something new.
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Old 01-20-2007, 09:58 AM   #1490
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What are the current little issues currently? Deburring a few parts? Shock pistons coming off? Sensitive throttle linkages and EPA setup? Leaky shocks? I'm currently weighing up buggy choices but I'm a little put off by the teething problems. It's a very tempting buggy though.
Ive had absolutely nothing wrong with my car. Just take the time to set it up right and you wont have any issues. The only thing Ive changed Is the shock boots to rubber balloons and put in Lundsfords Hinge pins. Otherwise car is out of the box and works great. Put some good servos in and its good to go.
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Old 01-20-2007, 03:12 PM   #1491
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I feel like an idiot asking this but is the bump steer Up or Down adjustment located where the tie rods connect to the ackerman?
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Old 01-20-2007, 04:34 PM   #1492
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Thats what I thought but when assembling it shows putting them in the up position but on the stock setup sheet it shows that they are suppose to be down. I just got confused.
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Old 01-20-2007, 10:30 PM   #1494
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This may be a repost but i just saw that there was a split center diff mount.

http://tkocompetitiondev.com/shop/pr...roducts_id=298
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Old 01-21-2007, 05:45 AM   #1495
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Shock pistons coming off is 120% user error, not car problem as well as EPA settings. If you don't know how to set EPA you won't know how to do it with any vehicle!, My kit needed no deburring of parts and my car went together flawlessly. If you do end up needing to debur one or two parts thats not a kit problem, thats a "hobby" and it required in every other kit I've ever assembled Only "issue" that may be viable on your list there is leaky shocks but Losi is coming out with new orings and in the mean time you can throw one TKO o-ring in each shock to solve your leaky shock issues

The 8ight handles awesome and you won't look back after driving one
Oh ok, good to hear. I wasn't having a go, just wanting to know more.

This will be my first pro buggy so I'm making sure to do all my homework on all my choices.

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Old 01-21-2007, 06:28 AM   #1496
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Turbine,
I have driven alot of vehicles and have owned and raced quite a few. If I didn't own it myself, there were guys in the shop that did. We helped all of them with setup and upgrades.
The Losi car is by far the car that I have done the least to. It just does not need much. If you do "upgrades" then it is more for what is preferred than what is a short comming of the car. It is extremely durable.
It has the prowess to take you where ever you want to go.

It does not come without quirks. These are little things with this design you have to pay attention to. But hey! No matter what happens at the track, you can make it work. Not just work..... but go extremely fast as well.

It is different than all the other cars out there. It drives more like an onroad car. It can be twichy. You can dial it out. You can make it rotate, steer and just fly out of a corner. You can set it up to drive sideways if you want. I have not seen a car with these broad characteristics. We have very different drivers here in Dallas. They all are making it work.

The plastics are as good as Kyosho. The gears are as good as Xray. The acceleration is second to none. It steers like a Hyper 8. It stays together comming off a bad landing. Its design is all LOSI.

Get me some clutch shoes and shock O-rings and this thing would be a 12 on a 1 - 10 scale.

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Old 01-21-2007, 06:50 AM   #1497
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yeah tex well said hey brad come and wheel mine around the track after you do, it will be bye bye hyper 8 hello LOSI
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Old 01-21-2007, 07:00 AM   #1498
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to me it feels like a xx 4, wich is , in my opinion the best 4wd electric out there, we havent raced yet but on practice runs for fuel mileage, i couldnt believe how well it was hooked up into and out of the corner. i raced a sp2 last year,spent lots of time wrenching and the losi feels better than my sp 2 ever did. like tex said, it rotates thru the turns rather than just drive thru them, it can carve a sweeper well also, and it holds its composure better thru the rough stuff than my sp2 ever could. i'll take the clutch shoe issues and leaking o rings{ mine havent yet leaked.. good old green slime} for a car that drives so well.... i just hope the truggy is as good... i will be posting my mugen msr truggy this week.....hello 1 compant for truggy and buggy good bye to multi parts from multi companys!!!
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Old 01-21-2007, 02:50 PM   #1499
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Anyone know where i can get some tko shock o-ring's? Everybody seems to be out of stock. My shocks are leaking and i havent even driven the car yet. Thanks. C.
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Peter @ TKO Competition Development has the best replacements.

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