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Old 07-18-2007, 10:07 AM   #4501
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Did a brief search and didn't find much, I'm looking for a complete set of bearings for both buggy and truggy. Anyone have any info? Avid, Boca?


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Old 07-18-2007, 10:25 AM   #4502
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I would go with the Boca bearings. If you buy the green seals, they are amazing, no maintenance needed, in fact the website states that you can not maintain them. Ive been using them in my AD2 and so far they have lasted a season. I used them in my old NTC3 for about 4 months before I sold it, and that also never had any bearings go bad (gritty or seize up) Only 1 on my AD2 has gone bad, but I accidentally dropped it in my denatured alcohol bottle and did not find it for awhile. I guess that made the bearing dry up. I do clean off the seals however.
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Old 07-18-2007, 12:23 PM   #4503
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eww that body is hideous it looks great, better then anything i could come up with
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What is everyone doing for shock dust covers since the Losi ones tear so easily? Heard of baloons but they're ripping too..

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They make these for buggies.... http://www.savageshockcovers.com/main.htm
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Question about shocks... How much shock oil should be in the shocks? Should the shocks not compress completely? I know you fill them to the top, and the should rebound on their own, but how far should you be able to compress them?
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I always completely fill mine.
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I fill mine up to the top, and build them with zero rebound (per advice from the factory team guys at my track)

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I fill em up, push the shock shaft all the way in and screw the cap on till it Ooozes. I then pull the shock shaft out and if done right it will suck back down half way. same if you push it in all the way again, it will come out about half way.
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Guys I been out for a while playing drag racer now I have seen a couple of listings on egay that say something about Losi 8ight "B" what is this all about?

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Guys I been out for a while playing drag racer now I have seen a couple of listings on egay that say something about Losi 8ight "B" what is this all about?

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With the release of the 8ight T, the buggy has been retroactively renamed the 8ight B by the powers that be.
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Thanks maybe it was wishful thinking on my part, I was hoping they had released an updated kit.

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Question about shocks... How much shock oil should be in the shocks? Should the shocks not compress completely? I know you fill them to the top, and the should rebound on their own, but how far should you be able to compress them?
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I fill them to the top, work the shaft a little to get ALL the air bubbles out from underneath them, let them set a little until I am sure all the air has risen to the top, then push the shaft up a few mm, place the bladder on top of the shock, and pull the shaft back out, this will suck the bladder down and force some fluid out, holding the shaft down, I clean the shock body of fluid and install the cap. This method seems to have helped with bladder tears and the shocks will rebound all the way out!
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Thanks maybe it was wishful thinking on my part, I was hoping they had released an updated kit.

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Well, the running changes on original kit parts are added into the most recent kits, so in a way, the buggy has been updated since the original release.

a new kit would have the new outer hinge pins, new orings, probably includes an oring for the radio tray, new clutch shoes...

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