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Old 03-23-2008, 12:55 PM   #6436
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Something on the new Flex Tuned chassis, it's not flat,do you guys think this is correct,I have one normal chassis that is also like this.What should I do straighten it or just leave it.Doesn't make sense??

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Leave it that is how it is suppose to come, it bows up in the middle to move the stress/flex away from the motor and center diff area.
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Old 03-23-2008, 08:24 PM   #6437
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What clutch and spring works best?
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Old 03-23-2008, 08:35 PM   #6438
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What clutch and spring works best?
Two aluminum, two carbon shoes with silver springs on the aluminum and gold on the carbon shoes seem to work best for me in almost all situations. Pretty much run it everywhere. I have also found that gold springs all the way around with the same shoes gives the clutch a really linear powerband.
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I like using the 7075 shoes and adding 1 carbon shoe. I run 2 gold springs with one of them on the carbon. I also use two silver springs on the other 2 shoes.
I too just about run it everywhere. It works and it lasts forever.
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Old 03-24-2008, 07:14 AM   #6440
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i use gold on the alum, and green on the carbon....works great....the clutches last a long time....
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:26 AM   #6441
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I have 1 1/2 gallons on a set of Dynamite Max-Life clutch shoes in my 8ight race roller and the shoes show almost no wear at all. They didn't burr at all either so I'm sticking with them from now on. Going to pick up another set for my truggy too.

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Old 03-24-2008, 07:42 PM   #6442
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Congrats to Adam and Mike for finishing 1-2 at Neo08 race. See neo-buggy.net
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I have 1 1/2 gallons on a set of Dynamite Max-Life clutch shoes in my 8ight race roller and the shoes show almost no wear at all. They didn't burr at all either so I'm sticking with them from now on. Going to pick up another set for my truggy too.


Ya Max life's are the Bomb...i run them exclusively on my losi clutch.
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before i switched my 8ight electric, those max lifes are all i used. 2 max's and 2 composites, and they lasted forever!!!! very nice stup with the dyna mites!
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Two aluminum, two carbon shoes with silver springs on the aluminum and gold on the carbon shoes seem to work best for me in almost all situations. Pretty much run it everywhere. I have also found that gold springs all the way around with the same shoes gives the clutch a really linear powerband.
Chuck I'm running the opposite on springs, silver on carbon, gold on aluminum. Whats the differnce?
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Silver being the stiffest spring may not allow the composite shoes to engage until later in the power band , you may have only the aluminum shoes engaging through out the first part of the power band= lots of prematurely worn out aluminum's, generally the heavier spring goes to the heavier shoe, but if its workin' run em.
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Can anyone recommend some good shock piston boot covers, The stock Losi ones rip way to easy, and Im tired of replacing them.

I bought some aftermarket shock covers, the ones that cover the whole shock and spring, and they seem to work ok, but there a pain when you have to do some ajusting on the shocks.

Somebody on here posted a picture of some shock piston boots that looked liked they would work real well, there ribbed almost like a accordian and are thicker than the stock losi units, dont know who makes them though?
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Black balloons for shock boots. The average cost of 4 shock boots is $6.60And they last a couple of weekends...maybe. The bag contains 100 so your cost per set of 4 is .37 cents !!

Bag of 100 for $9.35....

http://tkocompetitiondev.com/shop/pr...roducts_id=326
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Good idea, never thought of that
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Is TKO still selling the top plates for starter box? This is where you set the buggy down on the plate to align to starter wheel.
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