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Old 04-23-2010, 04:01 PM   #1
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Dynamite RC Pro Tune Throttle/Brake Linkage Set
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ke-Linkage-Set

I need to buy a new linkage set for my rc8, and I hate the one that comes in the rc8. It's just a pain to adjust and I am constantly having to adjust it after every other run.

What do you guys think of this one?
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i use nothing but that linkage. best bang for your buck. the only problem is you have to bend the brake bars just a little so it clears the center diff top plate.
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Agreed using it on my truggy, I had some brake issues because the lower ball cap was to tight wouldn't let the bar move freely, stuck it in a drill and spun it a couple times,,,magic...then i bent the bars so it would fit over the diff..

But I like it
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best linkage ever, i run on all my cars.
i put a 2mm washer between the 2 brake bars plastic ends ( where they sit on the servo horn to make things freeier.

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isnt that the same linkage as the losi eight linkage?
nevermind it isnt i might try this linkage out.
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isnt that the same linkage as the losi eight linkage?
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if you use it on the eight, where do you use the other 2 balls cups at?
and whats the rod, sticking out of the ball cup? does it get rid of the slop thats in the eight linkage?
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I got to looking at my rc8, and it has the brakes and throttle side by side. This linkage setup is over and under each other.
Would I still be able to use this?
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if you use it on the eight, where do you use the other 2 balls cups at?
and whats the rod, sticking out of the ball cup? does it get rid of the slop thats in the eight linkage?
the ball cup end that has the red adjusting knob goes to your carb. The two rods go into your fr and rr breaks. You will have to take out your old rods and place these in through the holes.

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I got to looking at my rc8, and it has the brakes and throttle side by side. This linkage setup is over and under each other.
Would I still be able to use this?
yes but it will take some changes. you have to mount them on the top of the horn and you will need a longer screw with a lock nut on it. like from the bottom up threw the top with the nut on top. its hard to explain but can be done.
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I got to looking at my rc8, and it has the brakes and throttle side by side. This linkage setup is over and under each other.
Would I still be able to use this?

Nope
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Nice, just ordered one up. Thanks for the post!
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I use this setup to on my RC8. Below is a link with a pic or 2.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_80...tm.htm#8089522
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i use that linkage, the dynamite. very easy to setup and use
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Default the rc-8 linkage

The stock one is great. No issues at all, actually it's one of the better ones...
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