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Old 01-07-2011, 01:13 PM   #1
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Default i have the kyosho inferno 7.5 can i put the inferno 777 kit on it

hi people i have the kyosho inferno 7.5 can i put the inferno 777 kit on it has anyone done this before or know if this can be done.

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Old 01-07-2011, 02:50 PM   #2
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You can somewhat convert a 7.5 into a 777 since they share a lot of plastic. You'd need the shock towers, front and rear arms, front hub carriers, front upper arms and pin blocks, possibly the steering ackerman plate, rear squat plates and toe blocks, and possibly different length shocks depending on what model 7.5 you have. Those parts will get you very close to having a complete 777, only other major things needed would be the chassis and radio tray, again depending on what model 7.5 you have; a Kanai 2 or 3 would get you some aluminum bling that came on the SP1/SP2 cars, but is not really necessary. I went back to plastic for a lot of these parts on my Kanai 2.5 to reduce weight, as a matter of fact.

EDIT: buying all of this stuff new won't be cheap, so you may be better off adding 777 parts as needed. I'm running 777 front arms and hub carriers because they allow more suspension travel and for the added adjustment the 777 hub carriers provide.
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yer sounds very good mate theres alot of work involved i need to get new shocks do u know if the 777 shocks will go straight on my car? im thinking i might go carbon on the radio tray anyway to be honest.
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Yup, the 777 shocks will bolt right on. And I'm running the carbon radio tray, as well.

If you're upgrading the car, note that almost all of the MP9 lightweight aluminum balls will fit the 7.5/777...very spendy if you get them all, but you can save quite a bit of weight in the process.
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yer that sounds awsome one thing i swear the throttle is slightly different from the 7.5 to 777.The possitioning of the throttle i mean.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Shock-Damper-A...item2eb2613b1c

are these shocks ok or are they crap

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I'd stick with the stock shocks or go with the Kyosho big bores. Believe me, the extra money spent will save you a LOT of frustration and broken parts If you're racing especially, you don't want to skimp on something that sees as much abuse as your shocks.
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hi people i have the kyosho inferno 7.5 can i put the inferno 777 kit on it has anyone done this before or know if this can be done.

thanks people
If you are going to race and you want to be very competative i would leave my 7.5 for bashing and buy a new car and ofcourse if you have the money for spending on a buggy.

If you dont have the money i would say the best thing you can do is to change to the 777 geometry like is already been suggested.
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Upon comparing a spare 777 SP2 and Kanai 2 chassis, they're almost identical as far as gearbox/suspension and engine placement with the SP2 chassis being a millimeter or two longer wheelbase. So if you've got a Kanai (possibly all 7.5's share the same chassis dimensions?), you really wouldn't need a 777 chassis unless you also want to run the 777 bellcranks.
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