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Old 12-13-2006, 04:23 PM   #1066
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I have the skins from ebay on my 8ight and they look great. They do not come pre-cut. You have to cut them out yourself but they are worth it and the guy did a custom color combo for me and I had them on my doorstep within five days. I will get some pics tonight and have them up by tomorrow night
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Old 12-13-2006, 04:51 PM   #1067
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Love my losi 8 eight.

I just put the kingheadz rear brace on, man it's sweet.
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Old 12-14-2006, 07:18 AM   #1068
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Have you noticed a difference with the rear brace on? I also have one coming.
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Old 12-14-2006, 08:59 AM   #1069
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I have both the front and rear Alum. brace in my 8ight, and there was very little difference with the buggy's handling between the two braces, but made the chassis a little stiffer. (Less flex)

I personally really like having both in there....
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Old 12-14-2006, 10:51 AM   #1070
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Anyone in here have anything to report on longer motor mounts to stiffen it up in the middle?
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Old 12-14-2006, 12:03 PM   #1071
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ttr_racer, post those if you can! thanks
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Old 12-14-2006, 01:23 PM   #1072
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I just put the aluminum braces on my 8ight last night, I weighed the front one to see if it was heavier than the stock one and they both weighed 14 grams. The aluminum actually feels a little lighter.

Look for King Headz to have a extended brace, they should have one out soon, thats what I've heard.
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Old 12-14-2006, 06:43 PM   #1073
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Just a thought on the throttle servo issue. When I was building my car, I noticed the bottom of the servos were touching the chassis edges of the milled areas when I set my radio tray there to mount. I mounted the tray screws loose, then loosened up the servo screws so they would settle to a spot that they weren't contacting the chassis in any area. After that, I snugged everything down. I don't know if this is anybodies problem, but maybe should be checked. Just an idea.

Wondering if any of the failed servo's had any contact marks on the bottom of them from the chassis.
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Wondering if any of the failed servo's had any contact marks on the bottom of them from the chassis.
None on mine. I fixed my problem as desribed in my previous post.
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Just a thought on the throttle servo issue. When I was building my car, I noticed the bottom of the servos were touching the chassis edges of the milled areas when I set my radio tray there to mount. I mounted the tray screws loose, then loosened up the servo screws so they would settle to a spot that they weren't contacting the chassis in any area. After that, I snugged everything down. I don't know if this is anybodies problem, but maybe should be checked. Just an idea.

Wondering if any of the failed servo's had any contact marks on the bottom of them from the chassis.
You should be using the included servo shims as per the instructions. The shims will lift the servo up enough so it doesnt hit the chassis.
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You should be using the included servo shims as per the instructions. The shims will lift the servo up enough so it doesnt hit the chassis.
I did.
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Old 12-15-2006, 10:29 AM   #1077
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Here are the pics I promised. The graphics kit is made for a Losi body but as you can see I put them on a Jconcepts body






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Old 12-15-2006, 11:07 AM   #1078
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Not bad if you like that sort of thing . Personally I like to paint my bodies along with they won`t look like any other bug on the track . Get a bunch of people putting wraps on and there will eventually be some looking like twins .
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That looks great! I haven't seen anything like that at the big races I've attended. On the other hand, alot of paint jobs look the same now days.

Very cool on the white wing.
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That looks great! I haven't seen anything like that at the big races I've attended. On the other hand, alot of paint jobs look the same now days.

Very cool on the white wing.

That usually happens when people don`t paint their own bodies and have someone else do it for them and look like the last one the guy painted for someone else .
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