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Old 06-03-2011, 07:52 AM   #16
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Ive orderd one of these buggies . Ive ordered it with a bunch of spares too so hopefully it will be here shortly
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:10 PM   #17
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Here it is before Sundays race day .

Car was great to drive very easy and predictable . Very durable too . made a few mistakes and cased a few landings . Very pleased with it .

Cant wait to get more track time with it


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Old 06-20-2011, 05:39 AM   #18
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Your buggy looks great, I just picked my new unit yesterday and can't wait to break it in and get it to the track.
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Old 06-23-2011, 11:49 AM   #19
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Your buggy looks great, I just picked my new unit yesterday and can't wait to break it in and get it to the track.
Thanks mate .

Just so you know ...... the J Concepts body for the losi 8 2.0 fits the RB one perfectly with a little trimming . It fits around the stone gaurds perfectly . Also the side pods are high enough not to foul the throttle linkage .

Heres a picture of mine with the Losi JC punisher shell on it


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Old 06-25-2011, 05:39 AM   #20
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Thats good to know as I wanted to keep the factory body aside so I will grab one this week. How is the bugy going for you, is there anything else you have done to the buggy?
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Old 06-28-2011, 11:20 AM   #21
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Thats good to know as I wanted to keep the factory body aside so I will grab one this week. How is the bugy going for you, is there anything else you have done to the buggy?
Im doing good with the buggy . For me I find it easier to drive than the other buggies ive had . Im a truggy driver so buggy has always been a little bit of a struggle which is why I like this buggy so much .

Ive not changed much on the buggy .

setup wise im running 5f 5c 3r on diffs

shocks into the outside holes on the arms front and rear (stock positions on tower)

shock oils ....dont ask ! Ive not found a setup im happy with . Closest ive found is 35f 30 r 1.4 pistons stock springs . was great in the corners and over the bumps but bottomed out too much on jumps causing the car to bounce a little too much

Everything else is stock

P.S this is for astroturf , not raced it on dirt yet . The car could be better but this is a good start for me


The Uk pro driver has drilled a hole in the shock caps and is also using the losi compensator foams behind the bladder (if not tried this yet though)
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Old 06-28-2011, 11:30 AM   #22
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how many holes on the shock piston?
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Old 06-28-2011, 01:45 PM   #23
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how many holes on the shock piston?
6 holes on the 1.4 s and 1.3s that ive tried

I have also tried the 1.5 x 3 hole pistons which were good but again bottomed out too much on jumps

I will be trying 1.4 x 4 hole and the 1.3 x 6 hole but with 3 of the holes drilled out to 1.4 at the weekend to see If I can find a happy medium
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Old 06-29-2011, 06:43 AM   #24
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I was thinking about swapping the stock throtle servo with a spare ACE DS1015, I would like some feedback on this option.
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6 holes on the 1.4 s and 1.3s that ive tried

I have also tried the 1.5 x 3 hole pistons which were good but again bottomed out too much on jumps

I will be trying 1.4 x 4 hole and the 1.3 x 6 hole but with 3 of the holes drilled out to 1.4 at the weekend to see If I can find a happy medium
have you tried 45f 40r with the 6 X1.4 pistons.. i did when i had my O'D buggy last year and it made a big difference., it was awesome!
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have you tried 45f 40r with the 6 X1.4 pistons.. i did when i had my O'D buggy last year and it made a big difference., it was awesome!
What stiffness were the springs you used for that . The springs I have for the RB are quite soft .

Il give that setup a try and see how it goes


@ counterlock .... yeah , swap out the throttle servo for something better . The ACE is a bit overkill for throttle but would be perfect for steering . The stock throttle servo is poo
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What stiffness were the springs you used for that . The springs I have for the RB are quite soft .

Il give that setup a try and see how it goes


@ counterlock .... yeah , swap out the throttle servo for something better . The ACE is a bit overkill for throttle but would be perfect for steering . The stock throttle servo is poo
i had medium front & firm rear and also ran medium front & rear., you should also find out what other brand springs fit your shocks.. the thicker shock oil will help to slow down the bouncy shocks.. if you have soft springs then try the 6x1.3 piston with 45f 40r first and go from there..

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What stiffness were the springs you used for that . The springs I have for the RB are quite soft .

Il give that setup a try and see how it goes


@ counterlock .... yeah , swap out the throttle servo for something better . The ACE is a bit overkill for throttle but would be perfect for steering . The stock throttle servo is poo
Hi there Catch 22, I had two thoughts and typed the wrong thing, I was thinking about using a spare ACE1015 for the streering and swap the stock steering into the throtle.

Cheers mate
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Hi there Catch 22, I had two thoughts and typed the wrong thing, I was thinking about using a spare ACE1015 for the streering and swap the stock steering into the throtle.

Cheers mate

yeah mate that would be fine .



D8 yeah the RC8T springs fit the RB one buggy. The reason ive not changed the shock springs is because soft springs have always been the best choice at our track for any model be it buggy or truggy , its always just trying to get the pistons and oil right.

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Any word On pirce is U.S ??? have not found this listed anywhere yet.. Just curious
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