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Old 05-04-2008, 10:52 PM   #1
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Default 8ight crew, anyone running the +1mm wheel hexes?

Thinking of trying these for some added stability... Is there any downside to making the car wider?
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I've heard it can help calm the buggy down if you have the "kit" setup on it. The RR setup is different. I'm sure there is a noticeable difference. But will it be what you want. The buggy still fits with-in the legal limits of 1/8 buggy width with the offset hexes on.

The offset hexes were designed for the truggy to be able to use 0 offset wheels.
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i run them on my buggy and i fine it really makes the car much more stable. I still have all the steering i want but it holds a line better now for me.
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i run them on my buggy and i fine it really makes the car much more stable. I still have all the steering i want but it holds a line better now for me.
Awesome... think I'll give them a try. The 8ight seems to need just a little help in that department because it's weight is SO centered. Conventional buggys don't really have that problem because there weight is spread out.
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Yes try it! it makes the car alot more stable, especially through fast corners i have found.You could push the car a little harder while the rear end stays planted.
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FYI - What Losi labels as +1 are actually 2mm wider per side. I ran these for a while and it really calmed the car down and took the edgyness out of it. Now I'm running Xray 1mm hubs in the front and the Losi hubs in the rear. This gives a little more steering while maintaining the stability I prefer.

Air - I think you were discussing the 1/2 inch offset hubs.

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Air - I think you were discussing the 1/2 inch offset hubs.

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Uhhhh...whoooops. My bad. I thought there was only one set of off-set hexes for the 8's. Now I know. Thanx for letting me know.
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