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Old 02-06-2011, 09:02 AM   #1
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Default Got a Losi 8ight T 2.0 - Need some advice

Okay, I just got a used Losi 8ight T 2.0 RTR Truggy (I know a roller is better, but the price was to good to pass). I was hoping all you Losi experts could tell me what I should start out by getting to make the RTR better.

I won't replace anything until it breaks, but what are the recommendations for part that I should get to make it more like the Race Roller.

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Well apart from the chassis, all the parts only differ from a durability standpoint.
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i would start with aluminum shock caps and aluminum diff inserts for the rear diff, other than that you should be good to go.
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Okay, I just got a used Losi 8ight T 2.0 RTR Truggy (I know a roller is better, but the price was to good to pass). I was hoping all you Losi experts could tell me what I should start out by getting to make the RTR better.

I won't replace anything until it breaks, but what are the recommendations for part that I should get to make it more like the Race Roller.

Thanks in advance
First thing without a doubt would be the Aluminum Shock Caps. The stock plastic ones are not the greatest. If the truggy still has the stock servos I would look at upgrading those as well. To be honest with you, for the rest of the stuff I would replace as it breaks or wears out. The Losi RTR is very solid out of the box other then a couple things.
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Thanks for the quick responses. I believe the Servos have been replaced because they don't look like the ones in eBay that say they are from the RTR kit.

Should I just replace the shock caps or the whole shock body?

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just caps. Get the vented ones with and the foams. Get aluminum servo saver top.
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i would start with aluminum shock caps and aluminum diff inserts for the rear diff, other than that you should be good to go.
I also have the RTR truggy and these mods are the only ones I did. Except the aluminum steering servo arm and that's it. Runs great!
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just caps. Get the vented ones with and the foams. Get aluminum servo saver top.
Where can I get these. I saw some on eBay, but I am not sure they were these
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Vented alum caps and the compensators, alum rear gearbox inserts and alum servo saver top. Here are some links. Hope this helps.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...hock-Cap-Set-2

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Compensator-4

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ing-Inserts-20

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...um-8B-8T-10-20
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