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Old 04-20-2009, 06:53 AM   #1
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Default RC8 to RC8-T conversion

First I want to say that I am new here and to RC in general. so bear with me. I apologize if I break any rules or anything.


So I'm buying a HIGHLY upgraded RC8-FT from a friend, because he is buying the RC8B when it comes out.

I like the look of the RC8-T more so I am wondering if it is worth buying the parts to convert the RC8 into a "T" or is it just not a good idea.

Also, which parts would I need.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:17 AM   #2
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First I want to say that I am new here and to RC in general. so bear with me. I apologize if I break any rules or anything.


So I'm buying a HIGHLY upgraded RC8-FT from a friend, because he is buying the RC8B when it comes out.

I like the look of the RC8-T more so I am wondering if it is worth buying the parts to convert the RC8 into a "T" or is it just not a good idea.

Also, which parts would I need.

Thanks in advance.
1) No
2) It is not
3) Way too many to be worth it.

If you want a truggy, buy a truggy. It would be a shorter list to tell you what you WON'T have to change.
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It would be best to buy a used rolling chassis from someone, because there are some high ticket items you would have to purchase that add up more than a roller would cost in the for sale section here.

Chassis
Front and rear shock towers
front and rear arms
all camber/steering links are longer
body
hex adapters
center/front/rear dogbones

add all that up and you'll see where it's just not worth it
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