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Old 12-17-2008, 12:24 PM   #8071
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hey do any of you guys balance you buggies (like a touring car) and does anyone use set up stations or just use a camber gauge and toe gauge.????
I've never found the need for anything other than a ride height guage, and a camber guage.
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Old 12-17-2008, 05:59 PM   #8072
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anyone know or have info on the smart diffs,??
#1 is there going to be rear one?
#2 they offer a 90 degree & 120 degree ramplates what are these for?
#3 they also have an assortment of return springs used how?
Here is the info on the Smartdiff off of Losi's site.

http://losi.com/ProdInfo/Files/smartdiffman.pdf

I'm still trying to understand it myself....
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Old 12-19-2008, 10:34 AM   #8073
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thanks bogi thats what i needed!!! but they dont offer a rear diff assy. does anyone know why??? IM ASSUMING THAT ITS NOT NEEDED??
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you would not want a rear smart diff as when you applied the power out of a corner it would lock up the rear end and cause a Spin out.......the concept of these diffs have been around a Long time..this is just losi's version of them...most racer's would not benefit from one of these imo.
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Old 12-22-2008, 01:33 PM   #8075
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i need so expert help befor i go mad i am running a sirio cl3b in my losi buggy and no matter what i do i can not get the linkage to pull straght and my carb keeps binding up..... dose anyone run a sirio motor in there losi can you post some pictures of how your linkages are set up i have noticed the carb is angled a lot more forward than on my s7 would this make a difference HELP
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Old 12-22-2008, 02:43 PM   #8076
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I don't have a Sirio, but on mine (and many others I've seen), it does help to angle the carb a bit. The linkage needs to pull straight out relative to the carb. So the linkage needs to be lined up straight with the carb. As long as the linkage is at the same (or very close) angle as the carb, it should slide without binding.
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Old 12-22-2008, 02:57 PM   #8077
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converted my 8ight to the dark side









I still do nitro though.....
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Old 12-23-2008, 08:02 AM   #8078
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Interesting to see you're using a flywheel/clutch bell and a brake servo. I guess you didn't like the braking provided by the motor and ESC?
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Old 12-23-2008, 08:55 AM   #8079
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i need so expert help befor i go mad i am running a sirio cl3b in my losi buggy and no matter what i do i can not get the linkage to pull straght and my carb keeps binding up..... dose anyone run a sirio motor in there losi can you post some pictures of how your linkages are set up i have noticed the carb is angled a lot more forward than on my s7 would this make a difference HELP
I run an Extech, which is a Sirio based engine. You need to Dremel the top brace for the center diff to get enough clearance to rotate the carb. Mine is Dremeled all the way back to the post, there should be a pic of it a few pages back. Then rotate the carb until the linkage is as straight as you can get it. BE SURE that the linkage is straight when the throttle is all the way open, it will bind if you don't. You also need to be sure that the linkage is level with the servo.
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Old 12-23-2008, 09:41 AM   #8080
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Interesting to see you're using a flywheel/clutch bell and a brake servo. I guess you didn't like the braking provided by the motor and ESC?
Some people want to retain the brake bias feature, others do it because they like the "feel". The big benefit of retaining the brake servo is it takes alot of strain off the motor/esc. Lowers the temps quite a bit I would imagine.
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Old 12-23-2008, 07:43 PM   #8081
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Just ordered a new clutch nut and hardware set for my 8B(par no. LOSA9103, amain link: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/7953.

Question: it came with two white silicone/rubber o rings, what are they for? When i originally built my kit these were not included.
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Just ordered a new clutch nut and hardware set for my 8B(par no. LOSA9103, amain link: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/7953.

Question: it came with two white silicone/rubber o rings, what are they for? When i originally built my kit these were not included.

No one know's......Not even the guys at Losi...its kinda funny...but w/e...just toss them or keep em for something down the road.
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why did you not use the losi clutch bell?? how do you like that E-conversion compaired to the others??
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Wow 3 nights later and ive red all 270 pages hahahaha

accept i cant remember from 267 and back
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Wow 3 nights later and ive red all 270 pages hahahaha

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