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Old 06-15-2007, 11:49 AM   #4111
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now losi has a top brace just like Fioroni and it is half the price. i think it looks better because it matches the chassis well. here is a picture of it. part number LOSA4440.
JOECOOL- Thanks for the pic, I was looking all over for one. Definitely try the M2C weights that go on the plate. SMOOOOOTH.
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Old 06-15-2007, 12:04 PM   #4112
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Trebor, what's going on in your neck of the wood's? Any good race's coming up? I need a road trip.
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Old 06-15-2007, 12:25 PM   #4113
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anyone here running the m2c hinge pin plates? i just got the 3 toe 3 anti squat from amain hobbies. my rear end floats much smoother than stock. i wish they made this set up for the front also.
I drove an 8 last weekend with these plates and I ordered a set today. I was impressed.
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Old 06-15-2007, 04:11 PM   #4114
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i have raced at leisure hours 2 times indoor, never outside. i live about 2.5 hours away so i make sure when i go there i will enjoy the entire day. the first time i went there with my 8ight (first time ever running the car after break in) i was really struggling to keep it from traction rolling on the indoor track. i was using proline inside job tires with the edges trimmed and still rolled all the time. as we said bring a few sets of panther switch 2.0s. losi's stock set up works fine, just fool around with sway bars and set your brake bias to tighten up turning. making a C main is there is like making the A's anywhere else. i swear people drive like controlled MANIACS there.

can anyone participate in the racing there during the pro series? if so i would love to pick up a sponsor. just set me up with free tires, engines and fuel i will drive for your company!
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Old 06-15-2007, 04:15 PM   #4115
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thats what i like to see...
That's what I'm talk'n about. I'm sure he made up his mind the first time he saw the RC8

well, not really. but It is good to see him drive the same cars we both started out with!
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Old 06-15-2007, 04:57 PM   #4116
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Does anyone use the aluminum servo saver top? I just ordered it hoping it will solve my centering issues. I have tried two servos and both were new. When letting off the steering from full lock the car will not fully come back to the center. it's annoying when I'm trying to haul a** down a back straight that is 75 feet away. So, I hope this will improve things a little.
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:01 PM   #4117
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I have had the same issue before. I talked to a guy at my local track and he said that the aluminum piece will help that problem. I still use the plastic, but I clean it after every race day and use a dry lube on the saver areas and never had that problem again.
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:14 PM   #4118
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I have had the same issue before. I talked to a guy at my local track and he said that the aluminum piece will help that problem. I still use the plastic, but I clean it after every race day and use a dry lube on the saver areas and never had that problem again.
Hmmm. Thanx. So would graphite powder be a good dry lube? I was about to buy everything new for the servo saver and steering links, but thought I would try the aluminum top first.
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:23 PM   #4119
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Use a wax lube, like Pedro's Ice Wax, White Lightning or Finish Line Krytech (bike chain waxes). They go on as a liquid and dry so they won't collect dirt. Graphite usually works best on hard surfaces.
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Who's got the top plate's in stock? Losi, top plate's.
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I wonder if the pro's use all this stuff were buyin? I would figure they would keep there car as light as possible. And they dont crash alot.
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Use a wax lube, like Pedro's Ice Wax, White Lightning or Finish Line Krytech (bike chain waxes). They go on as a liquid and dry so they won't collect dirt. Graphite usually works best on hard surfaces.
Davidka-one more post for 2000, how much do you like the 8ight?

I doubt the pros use all the aluminum, maybe the Al.Rear Bearing Inserts. But like you said, weight is very sensitive.
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Old 06-15-2007, 07:14 PM   #4123
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Who's got the top plate's in stock? Losi, top plate's.
A main and Carolina's RC both have them.

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Old 06-15-2007, 07:28 PM   #4124
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Free fall we are going to the rc pro race in omaha and joliet.I believe the joliet race is at liesure hours.If you want to ride along you are more than welcome.

Matt ,We will be up for your race.I think we are skipping the extreme race for the joliet race.If you are going to nats we will see you there.Thanks a bunch for the help again.I made the main at rc pro in oklahoma city and it went downhill from there.I was running in sixth at 25 minutes or so then a dang shock nut fell off.It was still a lot of fun meeting freefall and hanging out.
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Old 06-15-2007, 07:43 PM   #4125
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the one alum part i would get is the alum servo saver arm....it cured my servo saver binding......i will get teh alum bering holders also....but for me that is about it.....

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