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Old 05-06-2008, 11:55 AM   #1
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I've heard that Losi 8's have a spacer in the fuel tank to conform with certain rules. I'm wondering if my RC8 does as well.

There's a cylinder-shaped object in the middle of the tank, and I can't see what purpose it serves. Is this a spacer that can be removed with no adverse affects?

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You can remove it and gain some runtime. Nobody from ae has ever responded to whether it's at legal capacity with it or without it. I'd guess if you take it out you'll be over the legal limit if you go to a tech race.
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take it out if you DONT run a external fuel filter, leave it IN if you do other wise you will be over the 125cc spec...for club racing you could take it out and run a external fuel filter to gain a little more run time
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What is the best / easiest way to remove it?
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Take the screw out that holds it in. Then lightly start a fatter screw in it's place and pull the whole thing out.
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Take the screw out that holds it in. Then lightly start a fatter screw in it's place and pull the whole thing out.
After removing the screw I was having a hard time getting it out and that's exactly what I was going to try next!

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Take the screw out that holds it in. Then lightly start a fatter screw in it's place and pull the whole thing out.
Thanks for the tip!!
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Looks like new fuel tanks are coming. Appears to be made from the usual white plastic most tanks are made from with some revisions to the mounting tabs.
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Looks like new fuel tanks are coming. Appears to be made from the usual white plastic most tanks are made from with some revisions to the mounting tabs.
Your probably referring to this:

http://www.neobuggy.net/modules/news...p?storyid=3745
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