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Old 11-07-2008, 08:44 PM   #31
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I used the front bumpskid on my 808 last week & I must say I had no idea how much I ground away at the front with the way I drive. I ended up slightly modifying the way I slammed the front of the car around & looking at my lap times became more consistent.Who would of thought a chassis protector could actually be a driving aid.I also noticed the dirt in my chassis screw heads was not bedded in as soliud as before,a short blast from ny air hose very quickly removed all dirt from all but 1 screw(I had to spend a min or 2 with a pick before), So lets see caused me to be a more consistant driver,eased maint,saves the front of chassis,from the looks will last longer than stock & protect my front hinge pin holder much better,works better as it wears some. YEAH BEST $7 I HAVE SPENT ON A HOPE UP EVER!
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:38 AM   #32
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These skip plates are nice and I have bought quite a few so far.
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Old 11-08-2008, 05:55 AM   #33
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I bought a set for my RC8 and their the bomb, just remember to subtract 2mm to your ride height to compensate for the thickness of the skidplate....
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Old 11-08-2008, 10:43 PM   #34
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Some plates for the O car would be great...
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Old 11-08-2008, 10:53 PM   #35
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There is no bump skid available for the mbx6
I don't see one on DE's website either, could it possibly be that the bumpskid for the 5/5R and the 6 the same bolt pattern?
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Old 11-09-2008, 11:43 AM   #36
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I got emailed and they said the bumpskid for MBX6 will be in about 2 weeks.
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I am running the rear skid plate on my MP9 and loving it. Thanks a million DE!
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Old 11-09-2008, 04:09 PM   #38
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they might be great but geeeez they wear out fast!! atleast they're fairly cheap i guess..
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Old 11-09-2008, 04:59 PM   #39
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they might be great but geeeez they wear out fast!! atleast they're fairly cheap i guess..
man i ran the same one all year.. i guess it just all depends on how much they are rubbin the ground! great product!
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Old 11-09-2008, 07:12 PM   #40
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they might be great but geeeez they wear out fast!! atleast they're fairly cheap i guess..
Really? Like how fast? What are they made out of?
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Old 11-09-2008, 07:24 PM   #41
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I just did a review of teh ones for the 8T on www.georgiarcracers.com
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Old 11-09-2008, 08:10 PM   #42
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I used mine during a practice yesterday and I was dissapointed with how easially they are damaged (sounds funny I know). I had one hit on the rear from another car and it basically pealed it off the chassis.

I am happy with their fit and their wearing capability though. I will keep using them.
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Old 11-09-2008, 09:10 PM   #43
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What do you mean by wears fast? I run a really soft rear end & get maybe 3 race days from mine, depending on how bad the track gets blown out & how much I run on play days on a dry track. I only ran my mugen in race conditions(wet track & before the dirt deteriorated) & 5-6 race days was not uncommon. Its not usually a wear issue now ,its from gouging a rock or really hard pot hole edge that pulls the front of the rear skid away from the chassis then packs it with dirt. But at $2 a piece I find 3 race days & a play day or 2 super good wear,I gues its all relative as the alum ones I had on my losi lasted longer at $20 but the one time it cought on a rock just right it was real ugly & cost me a race & a bulkhead & 2 screw & ended my day & that was when losi had no bulkheads in america so I'm kinda biased.
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Old 11-10-2008, 09:09 AM   #44
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Is a bump skid in the works for the D8?
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Thank you all for your input. We should have the d8 bumpskids out within the next 2 weeks.
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