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Old 10-03-2010, 05:28 AM   #1
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Ok Dumb question.... What does the Losi smart diff actually do? My buddy told me I should put one in my Losi 2.0 truggy to make it turn better? But he couldn't explain to me what it actually does for the truggy? Is it really worth the $$$$ too?
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If your a serious racer looking for more consistent lap times yes. It allows the power from the center to ease up going hot into a corner and come back on going out, in a nut shell.

I like mine but to be honest the best (cheapest) thing you can do for steering is to make sure your EPA's are set right and to try different weights of rear diff fluid. I like 2k on most tracks but on some tight tracks I'll slap a pre-done up diff with 1k in it. I usually keep 3 done up diffs all with different fluids in my pit box.

Go to a lighter diff fluid in the rear and allow the front to pull out of the corner instead of the rear pushing you out.
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My truggy is a bi$#% to turn, I'm looking to do something to help make it turn tighter?
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My truggy is a bi$#% to turn, I'm looking to do something to help make it turn tighter?

Turning radius is turning radius, assuming you have no binding and your end points are adjusted all the way.

Go lighter in the rear (diff fluid) as mentioned and I guarantee you get more steering. That or buy the S/D's.

Before you go out and drop coin on the S/D's, it's worth it to try different rear diff weights.
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I can pick up a smart diff at a pretty good price from a buddy. Will it or will it not make it turn better though? I don't want to mess with it if it doesn't help my turning?
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I'll def change the rear diff fluid too. thanks for that info.
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After reading your other thread I realized you were kinda new to Truggys, no biggy. Still, everything I posted will help you turning. Sorry I assumed you checked everything i.e servo EPA's, shock oil weights, S/S tension ETC.
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Cool Thanks
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Smartdiffs are terrible. Keep them away from your truggy Mitch.
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Cool. Thanks KK
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