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Old 04-08-2008, 12:36 AM   #16
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I saw in a magazine just a month or 2 ago that had a quick release system for a buggy/truggy on it. I'll try to find it..
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I seem to have problems with brakes fading during finals, is there any tricks that i can do to make them last longer?

This sounds like a intresting upgrade anyway
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all the above .
Houston, while I don't have a complaint about the stock Losi brakes... I wouldn't object to better ones. I like what Losi did with less rear brake. My buddy runs 2 disks on the front of his Jammin, but 1 rear... kinda the same principle as the different sizes in the Losi.

My brakes are strong enough (I have a decently stout servo on throttle/brake) to lock the front wheels... of course the rear has less brake, but that is what I prefer anyway... but the rear is just a touch weaker than I want. I don't want the rear to be able to lock, but a little more would be good... and no, it won't adjust to give me more, I've got it dialed about as well as I can.

Can you give us some more detail? I'm curious about an upgrade for what so far has been a decent stock system... I might be interested.
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Domit- you should be able to adjust the rear brakes to give you more. You have to look further than just screwing in he linkage bar. You can also close the gap on the pads or move the collar closer to the lever and fuel line.
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Old 04-08-2008, 03:22 PM   #20
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i am not just talking about more brakes , i am talking about a brake system that is smooth , won't fade , has plenty of stopping power and will be consistent for 30min,45min and hour long races . trust me it will be a great upgrade to your guys' losi vehicles
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I'll be a local test pilot for ya.

I know my HOUSTON tuned NOVA has me still dialing in my brakes to compensate for the new found SPEED.

I just put springs in between my pads to try.Mike Stanton turned me on to that idea.I have yet to try it though.HE said it made his feel alot better.


oh ya,,,,,you are thick skinned
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Is this already being working one, like ideas and such or just something that you are trying to start. It sounds great as this past weekend the brakes in both my buggy and truggy showed some serious brake fade.
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Old 04-08-2008, 05:52 PM   #23
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seeing how you run your car for 45 min. straight at times , you will be a good guinea pig luv ya baby
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rs4; i am getting them produced within two weeks hopefully the whole brake system will consist of new rotors and new pads (calipers) , they will be available in a system or seperately . prices will be approx. 19.95 for the pads , around 10.95 for the rotors or 27.95 for the both . purchase two sets and receive another 2.00 discount .
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counds cool. the discount will help me out as i have both truggy and buggy. Hopefully thy work out cause brake fade really hurts in long mains.
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If you would, I will try your break setup for you. I will post in private and give you measured dimensions from start to finish.
Will also set criteria to maybe aid in the product's development. I think the brakes are a little lacking on the Losi as well. In long mains I can feel a little fade.
I race two times a week and usually get in 1 to 2 full days of practice on top of that.
I'm not the fastest guy by any means. However, when it comes to products and engineering, I'm there.
Let me know if I can help.
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Interesting Idea Houston.....i look forward to seeing what u come up with....If ya need a Canuck tester LMk....im all ears.
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If you would, I will try your break setup for you. I will post in private and give you measured dimensions from start to finish.
Will also set criteria to maybe aid in the product's development. I think the brakes are a little lacking on the Losi as well. In long mains I can feel a little fade.
I race two times a week and usually get in 1 to 2 full days of practice on top of that.
I'm not the fastest guy by any means. However, when it comes to products and engineering, I'm there.
Let me know if I can help.
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Tex is very meticulous at testing and documenting. He's the right guy to do this...
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the product will be great , i am sure of that . give me a couple weeks to get it all setup with the manufacturer and you guys will be even happier with your losi's
thanks for all the positive feedback guys ,
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im ready to purchase
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Thanks for the word BRAD.
I'll let you know if there is anything to show.
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