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Old 10-01-2009, 11:47 AM   #1
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Hi!

Going to buy me a new enginemount for my Losi 8ight 2.0 RTR.

I saw Kingheadz enginemounts come in 2 versions, standard and extended.

Witch 1 do you guys recomend?

Are they better than Losi`s verson?

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Old 10-01-2009, 11:54 AM   #2
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If you run on a big track with huge jumps and fast turns get the extended version it will help with chassis flex near your flywheel and prevent stalls at inopportune times. If you run mostly a small tight technical track then the regular version will be fine. Cant comment on the Losi brand, I've never seen it or tried it
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:58 AM   #3
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My son got an extended mount for his 8ight 1.0 truggy and it is nearly bullet proof. Very strong!
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Thanks for your reply

I`m kind of new to RC and driving on different types of tracks. Is there any drawbacks on the extended version? Except for a few grams more of weight?

Will it be the best "allround" alternative?
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Old 10-01-2009, 12:16 PM   #5
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I know for my RC8T I had to drill a hole for the extended leg... but I think on Losi's it uses the fuel tank post point. So, while I wouldn't categorize it as a drawback, you may have to drill a hole and countersink the hole so a screw sits flush on the bottom of the chassis and should be a consideration.
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I have the extended ones in both my buggy and truggy
work out grate love the Hing Headz stuff
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i have heard a few stories about the kinds head extended makes the chassis to stiff - the Losi likes the flex

I recommend the Team Losi Engine Mount
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I bought a regular length for my rc8 and am so happy with it. It is awesome for when you change clutch bearings you don't have to change the mesh.Also I have never broken anything from King Headz, and I am rough on my stuff. You would swear there was a drunk/ mentally ill person on the track/computer.
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Can someone link to the 8ight 2.0 specific King Headz mount so that I know which one to get? Standard would be preferred.

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Can someone link to the 8ight 2.0 specific King Headz mount so that I know which one to get? Standard would be preferred.

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+1 on the standard
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Extended for truggy...Non for buggy.
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For losi on any track extended was the only way to go for the 1.0. What has changed on the 2.0 to make less so? I thought the 2.0 got the even more flexy chassis. Does it flex every where but the pinion area now?
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Extended for truggy...Non for buggy.
+1 on this extended in the truggy and regular in the buggy. I like the flex.
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