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Old 03-22-2009, 07:51 PM   #1
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Default 8ight 1.0 into a 8ight 2.0??

I have a 1.0 but would like to have it updated to a 2.0, what all would it take to do this. What are the big differences? Thanks for the help
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from what i understand the 2.0 chassis is 14mm longer and the shock towers are different are the 2 major differences i believe... its not worth converting... 14mm longer isnt going to make you a better driver in my opinion...

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A friend of mine has converted his including the active diffs for about 350. Chassis is different shock towers are dimensionaly the same just lighter. A arms are different they are wider needs new cv shafts. Frt hubs are different. Radio tray is stiffer. Other odds and ends. I would have to say those are the major changes. There are alot of little things as well. He just compared the 2 manuals together and ordered what was different. Chris
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so basically its $350 bucks to upgrade..... imo it isnt worth it...

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drive a 2.0 and u will c how worthy it is
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2.0 drives like an entirely different car, it handles much better than the the first one
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parts can be had on ebay for ~200 bucks more or less


major ones are chassis, steering assembly, front hubs and steering cranks, and center driveshafts. shock towers are the same dimensions, some ppl run 1.0 in front bc it is sturdier.
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from what i understand the 2.0 chassis is 14mm longer and the shock towers are different are the 2 major differences i believe... its not worth converting... 14mm longer isnt going to make you a better driver in my opinion...

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Whoa!! Whoa!! Be more specific and only if you KNOW please. don't just post something for no reason bud.

The Truggy 2.0 is 14mm longer. The Buggy 2.0 is only 2mm longer.
It's probaly best to go to Losi's site instead of 10 different people trying to explain the differences and the upgrades/changes to you.

http://losi.com/
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Just did my buggy,

What you need are the chassis, radio tray, throttle linkage, and rear drive line. I think it comes out to be around 150, unless you find some good deals on the parts you need.

I used all the old 1.0 buggy parts. I did mod a couple of things, the throttle side chassis guard and the rear drive line.

I cut out a little on the chassis guard to fit the throttle servo in the 2.0 radio tray. Took all of 5 minutes to do.

Rear drive line I used was an axle drive line, as the LHS didn't have a 2.0 rear drive line. I saved a little money on that, but you need the CVD condom or something like it to keep the pin in when using the axle line as there is no set screw to hold the pin in.

Other than that, not much else needed to do the conversion. You do need the little chassis screws for the droop stops. I used some AE screws I had. I noticed the difference in half a lap on the track. Just doing the basic conversion is worth it.
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