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Old 06-07-2009, 09:23 PM   #16
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let me start with d8 have not driven one but have seen a few break but when running look fast. rc8b is good buggy i didnt like cause dosnt carry good corner speed driven the way i drive which is hard to corner slide around and gun it out ae car didnt like that style it is more of on road apex corner style car losi nice for me very stable in corners jumping tons of steering and can be pushed gets loose but not out of control loose and parts support for the losi is good every where that has 1/8th r/c as for electric my home track is the home track for the owners of tekno r/c so get to see all the best electric stuff only thing i dont like aoubt them is 20 min run is iffy and some cant make the 15 min main either so unless there is enough of them at your local track to run e only class will have to deal with dumping worries in 15min plus mains. for me it is losi 2.0 and mugen would be my second choice just didnt liek support for mugen in my area
Thank you for your reply. That was exactly what i was looking for. Any others that have drivin the D8?
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Old 06-07-2009, 09:32 PM   #17
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forgot to add that the owner of tekno tests all cars he makes e kits for and as far as e goes seems the losi is his favorite. hope it helps and remember all the cars out there are good just have to pick the one that fits you best make sure the support for the car you run is good at your local track
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Old 06-07-2009, 10:34 PM   #18
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Comparing the RC8 with the D8.
The RC8 was just as fast, but was harder to drive and less consistent. It also broke parts easier and had Firorni hop ups.
The D8 needs the hinge pins from the old lightning (e clips) so it doesn't strip out the front bulkhead.
I have broken a rear hub, front diff case, front spindle. Wasn't due to lack of parts strength.
Front diff broke when I hit a pipe wide open a few times.
Front spindle broke after pogo sticking a huge double at Revelation Raceway (www.revrace.com)
Rear hub broke from running excessive droop.
The D8 is a real good car.
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