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Old 05-30-2007, 01:36 PM   #3841
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You know Glitchy, your absolutly right. The allusive Losi hop-up's......
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:41 PM   #3842
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Don't get me wrong, I really like the car. However, every time you turn around Horizon is pushing the expected delivery/in stock dates for all the key accessories back a couple weeks or months. They aren't the only ones that do it, but they seem to do it more than most. Waiting for a car design to be perfected is one thing, but waiting for a key upgrade that gives everyone problems and things like filter elements is something else Especially, when some of the delays are keeping peoples cars sitting on shelves.
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Agreed, i just dont know what's taking them so long on the rear bearing insert's.

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but waiting for a key upgrade that gives everyone problems and things like filter elements is something else Especially, when some of the delays are keeping peoples cars sitting on shelves.
I don't think that the center diff bearing insert is giving everyone problems, this is the first i've heard of it actually, and it's about 50-75% Losi's in both Truggy and Buggy at my local tracks. I've run (hard) about 5 gallons thru my buggy and 3 thru my 8-T now, which are both out of the box, 0 aluminum upgrades, and i've had 1 set screw come loose total. The starter box is coming, along with the other cool upgrade parts - you just have to keep in mind that you are not the only one's waiting patiently for these cool upgrades and stuff. I haven't got anything cool for mine, i've just been running them as much as possible

Also, my LHS has about 20 Losi 8/8-T air filter elements on the shelf, which i didnt know, and i ended up getting the PSR filters from A-Main myself. Horizon can't control how many Bearing inserts and filters each individual shop will order, especially for those kits that the shops can barely keep in stock...
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Drake said it before on the trinity forums. They werent expecting the losi cars to be this "BIG" of a hit.

I want a stock looking split center diff mount. I dont like the q concepts one.
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Drake said it before on the trinity forums. They werent expecting the losi cars to be this "BIG" of a hit.

I want a stock looking split center diff mount. I dont like the q concepts one.
How come you did not like the qoncepts center diff mount?

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Drake said it before on the trinity forums. They werent expecting the losi cars to be this "BIG" of a hit.

I want a stock looking split center diff mount. I dont like the q concepts one.
they underestimated an american made 1/8th scales popularity? That was a mistake, especially since it's the first american made 1/8th scale.

The only thing I hate about the Q concepts split center diff is the price. I'm sure losi could whip up a plastic one quite easily.
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Old 05-30-2007, 04:20 PM   #3848
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Just dont like the look of it. The top plate on it is too big.

im shure they were expecting it to be big, but not as large as it is. where ever I go its pretty much 75% losi now.
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Old 05-30-2007, 05:11 PM   #3849
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You've got that backwards (about piston hole size). The Smaller numbers are bigger holes. If you compare 55/35 wt rear oil with say 56/27.5wt the 56 piston setup will have more high speed compression damping, known as "pack" in RC circles. It will resist bottoming better, the car will ride a little higher in the ruts and it will be more stable. Weight transfer is slower with more pack so it might slow the handling of the car down slightly.
My bad. i knew that and still wrote it the wrong way. Thanks for setting me straight. thanks for the info.
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I don't think that the center diff bearing insert is giving everyone problems,

My center diff bearings lasted about 6 gallons before one let go. I'd say they're pretty strong from the start.
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JConcepts TL8 we just finished up tonight.





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Once again great job Jim!!!!
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Hello guys I jus picked up a losi 8 and was putting on some upgrades on it. If this ???? was asked before(sorry). When putting on the GMK servo tray o-rings do you guys put them in all 4 screws that hold the tray or only in the one that holds the battery box??
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ari8, I am about to try Casey Peck's shock setup in my 8. It uses 55 piston up front with 32.5wt and 56's in the rear with 27.5. I was pretty happy with the drake setup but I am hoping this will make the car more planted at higher speeds. My car turns beautifully but feels "floaty" at higher speeds. Casey's setup can be found at www.rcsetups.com
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