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Old 01-25-2007, 01:30 PM   #1561
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well i read that you need to break them in. when i installed mines, i didn't like the feel. it felt noticably tighter. that was 1 tko inside and stock o-ring outside. my next race is this weekend and i don't have time to run the buggy to break them in so i went back to the stock o-rings. i did install a thin traxxas teflon washer to squeeze the stock o-rings a little more and they feel just right. i'll find out if they leak this weekend. this is just my personal experience. tko has great products.
Thank's Buggy, Im going to lighten 5wt and give it a go. Thanks again.
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Old 01-25-2007, 05:38 PM   #1562
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Hey Carl,
Brian Jefferson joined the Losi team. He is building his tonight. Have you taken your out yet? Are still iced in?
I'll be at the shop tomorrow. Give us a call.
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BTW - I used a Traxxas 5mm Id shim in my shocks and they do not leak any more.
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Old 01-25-2007, 05:41 PM   #1563
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I am guessing the onpower push mid and out of corner is common for most. Which I think maybe including myself are using the basic setup with some changes.

Has anyone tried lighter swaybar in front with basic setup? Maybe stiffer rear swaybar?
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Old 01-25-2007, 06:51 PM   #1564
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Hey Carl,
Brian Jefferson joined the Losi team. He is building his tonight. Have you taken your out yet? Are still iced in?
I'll be at the shop tomorrow. Give us a call.
TEX

BTW - I used a Traxxas 5mm Id shim in my shocks and they do not leak any more.
Congrat's to my Buddy Brian on crossing over to the 8ight side of life... And thank You guys(Rc-Tech guy's and gal's) for letting me know all the build tricks and tech answers..... C.
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:27 PM   #1565
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, Ok but let us know if it works
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Old 01-26-2007, 01:24 AM   #1566
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Old 01-26-2007, 04:48 AM   #1567
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for those using the traxxas teflon shims, are you gluing it to the spacer or just putting it inside and letting it "freefloat" on the orings.

thanks.
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Old 01-26-2007, 06:33 AM   #1568
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My shim is metal. I used this one because it can not rub the shafts and it is thinner than the teflon shims. When you get it in the compression of the rings seem just right.
I put them in the bottom of the hole and just let them free float.
Ideal would be have a 4.5mm ID and an OD that is barely under the ID of the shock body. I would make it plastic at .1 - .15 & .2mm thick. ???? Hummm...
<-- needs to work on this!
I'll keep you guys updated.
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Old 01-26-2007, 09:11 AM   #1569
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for those using the traxxas teflon shims, are you gluing it to the spacer or just putting it inside and letting it "freefloat" on the orings.

thanks.
this is the one i use.

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXJJ88&P=ML

i didnt' glue it, just free float. just passing on a tip i read on the grid.
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I am guessing the onpower push mid and out of corner is common for most. Which I think maybe including myself are using the basic setup with some changes.

Has anyone tried lighter swaybar in front with basic setup? Maybe stiffer rear swaybar?
I'm running the bigest rear sway & the medium front on a rough track, biggest front on a smooth track.
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Will a standard metal servo steering horn work for this car?


FYI, Tko Competition has shock o-ring's back in stock.

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Old 01-26-2007, 02:58 PM   #1572
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Will a standard metal servo steering horn work for this car?


FYI, Tko Competition has shock o-ring's back in stock.
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Anybody have a back-to-back comparison of the aluminum and plastic chassis braces? I gonna try tomorrow at ARC. Just looking for others feedback.
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Nice, i just ordered that exact motor for my 8ight. But I'm backing it with a jp-3.
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You'll love the V Spec! I have the EB Mod Version but the stocker is an animal as well!!! JP-3 will give slightly more top end and a little less bottom end than my 2050 pipe.
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