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Old 09-28-2009, 04:23 PM   #1
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So looking through my Horizon Hobby fall catalogue today, I noticed that the action pic of the 8B 2.0 RTR has the 454 installed in the buggy.

I rewatched the vid and though I could find no definitive shot showing the numbers on the head, the body stickers are in exactly the same placement as the one in the catalogue.

Did Losi use a 454 in the buggy for the promo vid?
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Old 09-29-2009, 10:57 AM   #2
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So looking through my Horizon Hobby fall catalogue today, I noticed that the action pic of the 8B 2.0 RTR has the 454 installed in the buggy.

I rewatched the vid and though I could find no definitive shot showing the numbers on the head, the body stickers are in exactly the same placement as the one in the catalogue.

Did Losi use a 454 in the buggy for the promo vid?
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I strongly dougt it. The 8B was built to race specs and you cant race 28 in buggy class. Plus I have watched and looked at pics. and I dont see it
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I strongly dougt it. The 8B was built to race specs and you cant race 28 in buggy class. Plus I have watched and looked at pics. and I dont see it
I can't see it in the vid or the pics on HH. But it is clearly a 454 in the catalogue pic which is not shown on the site. Unmistakable. And as I said before the stickers are in the exact same spots on the vid as they are in the pic.

Not a big deal, but something I noticed and it made me wonder. Someone with the Fall catalogue back me up here.
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I saw it also.
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Old 09-29-2009, 08:20 PM   #6
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They probably just used wrong car or something. It is not like horizon or losi to try to mislead there customers.
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Hum, weird..........
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Even if someone did try to say something about it (not sure why they would) pretty sure that would fall under the "not responsible for photographic and typographical errors" fine print.
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I don't see why you're shocked, that's common practice. People have been making slow cars fast with bigger motors since the early 1900s

Truth be told, it's probably a modded Toro Nero with a 454 head. What else you gonna do when the car sucks.


I'm just messing with you Losi guys so don't take it personal. Losi builds a great car, I've owned several.
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Now that the Losi Forum Giveaway is over I'll post this over there and see if I get any kind of response.
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