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Old 03-04-2008, 11:28 PM   #6346
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The chassis really helps to smooth out the car. Ive noticed that it makes it a little less twitchy and it seems to make it jump better. The car is just easier to drive and go fast.
BETTER??? How in the world could it jump better??? LOL. Just kidding. That's interesting to know though.

At a few tracks last year I kind of tried to get the car to not jump so high and far. Weird huh? Some of the jumps just weren't big enough to warrant the excellent jumping skills of the 8. But on other parts of those tracks the car was perfect to me.
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Old 03-05-2008, 05:00 PM   #6347
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Quick question

Where we race the most popular tire is the Panther Gator

Which are the equivalent in Losi tires?

Thanks
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Old 03-05-2008, 05:26 PM   #6348
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Quick question

Where we race the most popular tire is the Panther Gator

Which are the equivalent in Losi tires?

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Try the new Losi Eclipse tire when it comes out, at Nitro Challenge a lot of people ran Gators (myself included) while the Factory Losi guys ran the new Eclipse tire and it looked really good.
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Old 03-05-2008, 05:32 PM   #6349
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Quick question

Where we race the most popular tire is the Panther Gator

Which are the equivalent in Losi tires?

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The new Losi XBT tires are available now in Blue, Silver, and Red compounds. I have runs the reds and they are hooked up well.
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Old 03-06-2008, 03:39 AM   #6350
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Thanks AZR and corner I will try both tires.
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Old 03-07-2008, 06:15 AM   #6351
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Anyone broke any radio tray pegs yet? Seems that and the wing are my firsts
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Old 03-07-2008, 01:14 PM   #6352
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I have roasted the center differential. It got hot and spun the gear and shafts through the housing. Horizon and Amain do not have the beefed up Losi cups. Does anyone have any suggestion on how to resolve this issue. You may want to get spindles. I landed wrong and broke where the steering arm is. I heard that sportwerks may have a diff cup that will work with the 8ight.
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I have roasted the center differential. It got hot and spun the gear and shafts through the housing. Horizon and Amain do not have the beefed up Losi cups. Does anyone have any suggestion on how to resolve this issue. You may want to get spindles. I landed wrong and broke where the steering arm is. I heard that sportwerks may have a diff cup that will work with the 8ight.

How long have you been running your current center diff for? Just get a regular one for now if you need to get it together for racing. The stock one's should last a while.
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Old 03-07-2008, 05:39 PM   #6354
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the sportwerks diff cup will work. i really dont know if they are any better or not.

i havent gotten any of the new cups at my shop yet, the backorder page says 3/21 right now to arrive at horizon.
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Old 03-07-2008, 05:53 PM   #6355
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I have the new beefed up losi diffs but no extra's
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Old 03-09-2008, 05:17 PM   #6356
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Does anyone know where I can find current setups by sponsored drivers for the 8ight?..the Losi website setup sheet link is very sparing! Thanks.
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The setups on Losi's website are really all the setups people run. www.rcsetups.com has a much bigger selection but they are mostly slight variations of the ones you'll find on Losi's site.
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Here is a link to my current setup. It is a bit different from THE team guys. It is fairly easy for me to drive. To me it has really good steering and easy to push.

http://setups.rccars.com/view_setup.php?setup_id=75
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This is perhaps somewhat off-topic, but does anyone knowe if the RC8's air filter & boot will fit on the 8ight without interfering with the body?
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Hi guys I have the truggy and the 427 in it with a JP-4 I have not yet ran it but was wondering if anyone can tell me how the mach runs with this pipe?
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