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Old 02-08-2011, 05:01 AM   #1
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Ok i bought a used rtr losi 2.0 and i have it striped down to bare chassis.I am rebuilding it ground up switching all the rtr stuff out with the race buggy parts shock towers,shock caps hinge pin brace's,etc,etc.That being said i am thinking of using the kingsheadz clutch shoes and need some help in understanding the spring colors and what to run? thanks for the help.
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Ok i bought a used rtr losi 2.0 and i have it striped down to bare chassis.I am rebuilding it ground up switching all the rtr stuff out with the race buggy parts shock towers,shock caps hinge pin brace's,etc,etc.That being said i am thinking of using the kingsheadz clutch shoes and need some help in understanding the spring colors and what to run? thanks for the help.
A lot depends on what engine you are running. For the clutch I always ran king headz 6061 shoes with 2 green and 2 black but that's with a speed engine. Start with 2 green a d 2 gold and 2 alum and 2 composite shoes unless you like it real snappy. Then use all alum shoes. If the buggy feels to much like a rubber band when it takes off then go down to green and black sprigs. Black are the lightest then green, gold, and sliver are the strongest.

Btw what engine are you running?
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A lot depends on what engine you are running. For the clutch I always ran king headz 6061 shoes with 2 green and 2 black but that's with a speed engine. Start with 2 green a d 2 gold and 2 alum and 2 composite shoes unless you like it real snappy. Then use all alum shoes. If the buggy feels to much like a rubber band when it takes off then go down to green and black sprigs. Black are the lightest then green, gold, and sliver are the strongest.

Btw what engine are you running?
what frank said ^^
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I am going to be running the mach 427 its going to be modded and a re-11 pipe or a jp-2 which ever work the best. I know alot ppl don't run that motor so i want to see what i can get out of it. lol i like challenges.
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I am going to be running the mach 427 its going to be modded and a re-11 pipe or a jp-2 which ever work the best. I know alot ppl don't run that motor so i want to see what i can get out of it. lol i like challenges.
Start with 2 green and 2 gold and all alum 6061 shoes. Then if it's too snappy use 2 composite shoes and if it's still too snappy 2 green and 2 black with all alum. The softest would be 2 green 2 black with 2 alum and 2 composite.

I think that engine with 2 green and 2 gold with all alum or 2 alum and 2 composite would be perfect.
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what frank said ^^
yes what frank said he knows what he is talking about
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Thanks. Some guys would say you are crazy but I ran these cars for awhile. I like the simplicity of the Losi clutch just too bad it dosent fit in much else without some serious mods.
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Hi frank, I'm kinda in the same boat as mfroot I too just got a losi buggy but I'm running a GRP Tune Line engine and I really don't know much about the losi clutch set up and what spring does what and all that I just want a good all around set up with a little snap....Thanks in advance...
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The std. clutch setup works well with most engines, worked for me when I had a GRP in my buggy.
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Hi frank, I'm kinda in the same boat as mfroot I too just got a losi buggy but I'm running a GRP Tune Line engine and I really don't know much about the losi clutch set up and what spring does what and all that I just want a good all around set up with a little snap....Thanks in advance...


Gold and Green with alum and comp and your good to go. Its Imo one of the best buggy clutch's out there.
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Gold and green for me too, but I like it best with the all aluminum KHZ shoes. That's what's in my buggy right now.
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Hi frank, I'm kinda in the same boat as mfroot I too just got a losi buggy but I'm running a GRP Tune Line engine and I really don't know much about the losi clutch set up and what spring does what and all that I just want a good all around set up with a little snap....Thanks in advance...
The 2 green and 2 gold should work fine. If you want more snap out of the bottom end then try to change the green springs to silver one at a time.
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Alot of guys will blow me up over this but trust me.... Try all losi composite with all green.. if thats not enough then go all gold with composite.. Your shoes, bell and bearings will last forever and depending on your engine should half plenty of rip......Acctually look closely at my avatar, thats not a slap wheely, thats just coming onto the straight away!
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Alot of guys will blow me up over this but trust me.... Try all losi composite with all green.. if thats not enough then go all gold with composite.. Your shoes, bell and bearings will last forever and depending on your engine should half plenty of rip......Acctually look closely at my avatar, thats not a slap wheely, thats just coming onto the straight away!
havent had real good luck with any composit shoes, aluminum is the way to go with losi clutch.
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Alot of guys will blow me up over this but trust me.... Try all losi composite with all green.. if thats not enough then go all gold with composite.. Your shoes, bell and bearings will last forever and depending on your engine should half plenty of rip......Acctually look closely at my avatar, thats not a slap wheely, thats just coming onto the straight away!
+1 your 100% correct

Set it like this guy said and your GOOD TO GO
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