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Old 12-30-2007, 07:37 PM   #5851
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I haven't used shims yet but I bet the Sportwerks shims work on the crosspins in the diff. Look up Sportwerks Turmoil in www.Horizonhobby.com or www.sportwerksrc.com
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always run 2 o-rings under where battery is. put it imbetween the chassis and the tray on the rear screw. ppl always blow out throttle servos by not putting them under it. and dont torque down on the screw cause that defeats the purpose of having the o-rings there.
I don't use the Orings under the battery box and have been fine. It is NOT needed as long as you have make sure there is no binding at all, and that your EPA is set right.
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Old 12-30-2007, 07:50 PM   #5853
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always run 2 o-rings under where battery is. put it imbetween the chassis and the tray on the rear screw. ppl always blow out throttle servos by not putting them under it. and dont torque down on the screw cause that defeats the purpose of having the o-rings there.

People have been blowing throttle servos because they don`t get the throttle linkage exactly right and/or they don`t adjust throttle throw on the radios . I know at least 15 racers plus myself that don`t run the o-rings and have had the buggies for well past a year on the same servo and still going .
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People have been blowing throttle servos because they don`t get the throttle linkage exactly right and/or they don`t adjust throttle throw on the radios . I know at least 15 racers plus myself that don`t run the o-rings and have had the buggies for well past a year on the same servo and still going .

X2 the O ring trick is a Lazy Man's way of doing it....essentially slappin a Bandaid on a serious wound....when in reality it should be Disinfected and stiched up so Nothing happens down the road.....HOW are u suppos to keep a Loose screw in anyways ?
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A problem I had when I ran the Airtronics servos is that the throttle/ brake linkage sat too low. The adjustment collars would hit the servo when applying the brakes. The fix for that was to put a washer between the servo horn attachment and servo horn. My Futaba BL451s don't need any adjustments, just make sure the EPA on the throttle side is less than full extension of the carb.
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Old 12-30-2007, 08:36 PM   #5856
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does anyone want to buy a brand new sealed in box race roller buggy. how much do you think i can get for it? i would like to get around 580? if anyone is interested pm me or just post that you want it. here is a pic of it. make me an offer for it!
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Old 12-30-2007, 08:41 PM   #5857
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Old 12-30-2007, 08:42 PM   #5858
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$580 aint gonna happen. i would suggest about $450 shipped would be the going price.
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Old 12-30-2007, 08:56 PM   #5859
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that sounds super cheap.... if anyone can make an offer for 475 i will ship it to them. ANY TAKERS? thats a super good deal for an unopened losi 8ight. i will also accept a trade for an rc8 in an unopened box.
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Old 12-30-2007, 09:02 PM   #5860
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Bmain has them for under $440
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Old 12-30-2007, 09:03 PM   #5861
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that sounds super cheap.... if anyone can make an offer for 475 i will ship it to them. ANY TAKERS? thats a super good deal for an unopened losi 8ight. i will also accept a trade for an rc8 in an unopened box.
Not super cheap , that`s reality .
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You didn't mention the pipe and header. I run the C6 and bought it as a package with their 01351-192P manifold and 01351-2045p pipe and LOVE it. I also run the engine with the 6.5mm venturi in it. Still makes as much power as an off-road track can handle, and I get great fuel mileage (12 minute runs on the current track layout, that is admittedly a 'low power' layout).

Since you run the 8T you probably already stock the rear-outer hinge pins. Those bend pretty easily.
Its the engine and pipe combo I will be using So it will run C6 BB with 2045 pipe and the 92mm mainfold

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Not sure what others do for the shock boots, but I use party balloons (animal making balloons) that I cut to length. A bag of 100 is $8 and they last longer than the losi shock boots.

Hellsavage--if you do the captured steering link, remember that the front inner hinge pin cover becomes the next weakest link. I used the KH aluminum cover on my 8 and 8T. But if you don't do the captured link, then you will be totally safe. And remember to heatshrink the center CVD's
I will be getting the CVD condoms but they are soldout at Amain.
The captured rod end I will be doing when it becomes a problem. The buggy is a car with a lighter wheel base. So I will test it first.

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Hell savage: Party balloons don't work IMO. They bunch up and limit down travel. I use Thunder Tiger accordian boots. They work much better, are easy to get on/off for cleaning and don't rip.

Forget Losi inner steering rod ends-they break. Go with Kyosho P/N KYO1296

If you're getting a C6 get the RB 2045 pipe with the 92mm & 98mm headers. Yeah, they're stupid expensive but nothing else works as well on that motor.

Also, get the Dynamite long lasting aluminum shoes. Everything else wears out way too fast.

Heat shrink doesn't last on the cvd's. Get the CV Condoms- a must have.
I am running a Werks 4 carbons and it lasts forever. Just make sure U use locktite on the nut after it is set to the proper settings.
I look in to the Kyosho rod ends it might be the trick.

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Old 12-31-2007, 04:25 PM   #5863
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449.00 at amain plus another 40 off spending over 400.00. thats 409.00.375.00 shipped would be a deal
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Joe Cool,

Eddie is right sorry man, you must have over paid when you got it.

If you want to go 375 shipped let me know.
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Old 12-31-2007, 05:42 PM   #5865
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hi guys, trying to go better this year with the losi 8 and have heard some people overdrive the front, has anyone here tryed it, and if its worth trying what do i need for it?
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