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Old 12-26-2008, 04:58 PM   #1
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Default What do you not like about your current buggy!

Alright since most people post and ask what the best buggy is I have a different question. What do you NOT like about your(current) 1/8 buggy? Maybe something like this

HYPER 8 + 8.5

Wing mount issue(Screws always come loose)
Front hub carriers(Broke a many)




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Old 12-26-2008, 05:02 PM   #2
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the biggest problem i had with my last buggy was the strength of the parts.. it was a very good buggy but the arms wear out and developed slop way to fast.. other than that she was an animal!
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Old 12-26-2008, 05:10 PM   #3
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That it is low maintenance! I get bored easy. With my old car, there was always something that needed to be replaced, or adjusted. This one stays where is supposed to be. Droop, ride height, etc stays real good.

Luckily I am getting to the point that some of the plastic is wearing, and gives me something to work on.

Well the CVD issue was a bummer.
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I have a Rc8 and i can not stop bending the front axles Im not the best driver but i think they need to be alittle thicker and i keep bending the upper shock mounts and screws. besides that its the best handling buggy i have had so far for my driving style.
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mp9 weak suspension arms and bushing set up in the front
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My 808 doesn't win races by itself. I have to drive it, and that just makes it worse............
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To much small space where dirt get in and is hard to remove
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808 battery door & short screws in steering servo to chassis.
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It's not a 2.0
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The only this I wish was different, is the size of the screws threw the chassis that holds the servos and RX box to the chassis. Wish they were 4mm vs 3mm or longer just 3mm . I've striped a couple of mine, and replaced with new ones. But beside that it's cherry. Zero complaints...
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Funny thing this thread came up Steve. Today is the first time I've actually HAD to replace something on my car(those servo mounts) other than maint items. Gives me a fuzzy feeling inside to actually open some of those spares bags out of need finally. Makes ya realize what ya got with that company is all.
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the only thing I hate about my buggy is that it's sitting on the shelf, there is 4ft of snow on the ground!!!!
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Thats the good part about Socal WB,you can race all year,,,but you gotta work all your time away to afford to race hear all year...wait how deep is your snow? Maybe it wouldnt be so bad to live a non Socal life.

Any hoo I wanna hear from the K car guys. We got Losi & Pav & a few more K guys comin round here but I havent seen them since the weather turned bad. Maybe it was that move their doing I'm not sure but other than them nobody can afford to run K round here,I'm interested how their holdin up?

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the only thing I hate about my buggy is that it's sitting on the shelf, there is 4ft of snow on the ground!!!!
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Four lower front arms, two upper front arms(probably from the lower arms breaking) and a front hub carrier all in two months. No bush probs thanks to the washers. Took me years to break that many parts on the 777. The MP9 drives real well otherwise.
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