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Old 10-02-2009, 12:55 PM   #1
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Default How to setup 8ight 2.0 servo saver

It seems like my servo saver likes to come loose on me every other time. I think I ll add some loctight this time but I m still uncertain as to how much tention should be on that spring. Is there a way to tell how tight you should go?
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:14 PM   #2
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It seems like my servo saver likes to come loose on me every other time. I think I ll add some loctight this time but I m still uncertain as to how much tention should be on that spring. Is there a way to tell how tight you should go?
follow the manual and use blue locktie - what servo are you using
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:40 PM   #3
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I had a racer tell me that the nut should be 4mm from the chassis. Don't ask me how to Measure that. I just go with feel after I put it togeather I should be able to actuate it by hand on te car but ultimately you will have to drive it to see of you like how it feels. If it's too loose then the car won't track straight or hold the line around the turns.
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I think im having the same problem too. Another thing is my servos are twitching like crazy. In my losi 2.0 buggy it is really bad. I have the JR 8800t and i already replaced the gears. Someone said it was trying to center itself? Has anyone had any problems with it? Could it be that my servo saver if off. I haven't adjusted it since I picked it up back in April. My truggy is slowing starting to do it as well and the same goes with that.I have the JR 9100t in the 8ight t 2.0. I havent adjusted the saver, but i didn't think that it would cause them to twitch back and fourth so bad. Any help would be great. Thanks guys!
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Old 10-02-2009, 02:04 PM   #5
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use the losi eight 1.0 servo spring i heard that the 2.0 one is to stiff,i just put a short rack steering on my and it seems to on one side twich when u go full throw and let go even when i reduce the throw i think my is to tight u only can tell when the car is off the ground but i still has play on the servo saver side,im trying the short rack for my track cause is a techial turns tight
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I already have the 1.0 spring and my servo is a hitec 7955tg. I ll re-read the manual and try it again.
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u can tighten more than i says on the manuel its just a starting point i though it was to loose to me the way the manuel said
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The manual sayd to go 2.5 turns up(from the bottum), I think I ll try 4 with the softer spring.
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Old 10-02-2009, 05:43 PM   #9
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i usually tighten where theres not to much play and the steering just have enough response some people tighten almost where the spring is fully compress bad idea cause the steering is way to tight if u do that
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Out of the box (RTR) the servo saver was so stiff you couldnt move it by hand. As I loosened it up the only that changed was the addition of slop so I tightened it back up. I imagine the bellcranks are my servo saver now
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