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Old 04-14-2007, 08:53 PM   #2941
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Am i the only one running wider wheel hex's?
Do you run them in the front, rear or both?
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Old 04-14-2007, 09:00 PM   #2942
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i run them in front and rear. 2mm's
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Old 04-14-2007, 09:49 PM   #2943
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Red face Bad showing at the track :o

Well I had the chance to compete my 8ight today. I need more track time with this Buggy, it is the first buggy I have ever run, And it is very evident that my skills are pretty poopy. I hope that the rumor they all say about buggys is true,(they will teach you how to drive better) I hope so


Does any one have any advise to tame down this car??? To make it a little easer to drive, Today I was running
Ninja .21
Diffs=5/5/3
shocks-f/r=40/35
and this is the RTR version as well, and everthing else is boxstock
oh and the clutch is Kingheadz shoes (7075) with black and green springs.
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Old 04-14-2007, 10:27 PM   #2944
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Well I had the chance to compete my 8ight today. I need more track time with this Buggy, it is the first buggy I have ever run, And it is very evident that my skills are pretty poopy. I hope that the rumor they all say about buggys is true,(they will teach you how to drive better) I hope so


Does any one have any advise to tame down this car??? To make it a little easer to drive, Today I was running
Ninja .21
Diffs=5/5/3
shocks-f/r=40/35
and this is the RTR version as well, and everthing else is boxstock
oh and the clutch is Kingheadz shoes (7075) with black and green springs.
I am running 5-5-1 diff oils

Front suspension:

GREEN front springs w/ 40wt. Losi oil-54 pistons
2 deg. toe-out- 2 deg. camber front
27mm ride hieght
95mm shock lenght for down travel setting
long steering ackerman
bump steer down
camber link #2
shock location #2/inside
2.3mm sway bar

Rear suspension:

3 deg. rear toe-in
2 deg. anti-squat
28mm ride hieght
2 deg. camber
rear hub spacing all the way forward
106mm shock length for down travel
camber link 4-A
Shock location #2/inside
2.3mm sway bar
SILVER rear springs w/ 35wt. Losi oil-55 pistons

Try this out. It really works for me as I needed to numb my car for my driving style. It will still steer really well also.
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Old 04-15-2007, 07:34 AM   #2945
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I am running 5-5-1 diff oils

Front suspension:

GREEN front springs w/ 40wt. Losi oil-54 pistons
2 deg. toe-out- 2 deg. camber front
27mm ride hieght
95mm shock lenght for down travel setting
long steering ackerman
bump steer down
camber link #2
shock location #2/inside
2.3mm sway bar

Rear suspension:

3 deg. rear toe-in
2 deg. anti-squat
28mm ride hieght
2 deg. camber
rear hub spacing all the way forward
106mm shock length for down travel
camber link 4-A
Shock location #2/inside
2.3mm sway bar
SILVER rear springs w/ 35wt. Losi oil-55 pistons

Try this out. It really works for me as I needed to numb my car for my driving style. It will still steer really well also.
This setup for you took out some edginess and twitchyness for you?????
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Old 04-15-2007, 08:53 AM   #2946
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I am happy with my 8B but has anyone tried the MBX-5R? What differences did you notice?
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Old 04-15-2007, 09:09 AM   #2947
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Holy moly, Trebor got to go out and play!!!!! Congrats buddy, just wait till your season starts and you compete. im happy for ya. Enjoy the 8.
Yep, It was great. I still need to do a couple more things but it is still SOLID So any ideas about track yet?
I used the 2mm wheel hexes also on front and rears. seems to be smoother.
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try removing the 2mm in the rear and putting on the stock ones so you are 4mm in front and 0 in rear. Keeps the side bite and takes away a little of the steering twitchiness.
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Old 04-15-2007, 11:49 AM   #2949
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I was breaking in my buggy today. was a little strange, when i would turn left it would lean out then i would turn right and it would be too rich. anyone else have this problem? could this be fixed by having a longer fuel line? mine is cut quite short.
anyone got any ideas?
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anyone got any ideas?

was it doing this on low fuel?

You might need to push the clunker in the tank farther.
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Check your fuel lines for leaks as well.
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Old 04-15-2007, 02:12 PM   #2952
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Make sure your pipe pressure line is clear and the fuel line isnt getting pinched by the body or steering assembly when you turn left. try running the car without the body and see what happens. good luck.
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Old 04-15-2007, 03:13 PM   #2953
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This setup for you took out some edginess and twitchyness for you?????
Yes, it numbed the car and made it more comfortable to drive. You still have to drive the car smooth, I don't care with what ever set-up is run. Drive calm and you'll get it fast.
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try removing the 2mm in the rear and putting on the stock ones so you are 4mm in front and 0 in rear. Keeps the side bite and takes away a little of the steering twitchiness.
Im gonna try this. It might work for me as I am kinda aggresive.lol.
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Yeah Trebor, it's just something to add as a tuning option that you can mix and max widths and play with. One thing I've found about the Losi is that it doesn't have a lot of tuning options like some of the other cars. But when you drive it, you see there aren't a bunch needed really. I drove the car today on a dry slippery clay track and it was still good. I can't wait till the season opener up here- legging her out on a big loamy track!
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