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Old 05-11-2010, 09:31 PM   #1
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I am looking at building a Hotbodies D8 kit. Is there anything I should know when building this? Will the engine and servos from my Ultra LX Comp drop right in?
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Yes they will bolt right in to the engine mount provided. The electronics will fit into the mounting gear/linkages that comes with the D8. Only thing you might want to check are the tools required to wrench on the buggy. Most of the time the tools that come with the kits are not all that high of quality:

Other than that take your time and make sure you build it correctly! Use lock tight where needed and check your screws once again before running the buggy for the first time.

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Is the D8 a good buggy? What parts break the most?
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Go to the hotbodies site and download the manual and get a head start by reading all of it first.

Be carefull not to pinch the servo or battery wires when routing them in the servo tray.
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u might have to cut the front off the engine mount down or even off
i had to cut the front off to fit my jammin motor
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Old 05-12-2010, 08:51 AM   #6
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no need to cut the front of the engine mount., just use a dremel until is clear.. ( only if your engine hits )

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a pull start/roto start engine wont fit..
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the front brace will need to be ground alittle underneth at sides as the steering block screws rub some. redo the axles with some good loctite. other then that its a really good kit.
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