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Old 02-17-2011, 05:58 AM   #1
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I have rc8b and i was thinking on changing thing over to integy allumium a-arms and top arms. My question is if anyone has done it did it help proformance racing or hurt or just make it durable? thanks again for your help
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:44 AM   #2
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i, dont have a rc8b but if your racing i wouldnt get alum arms it adds weight and if you break something its more than one thing .

i whould say it hurts in the performance and handling dept.
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Why upgrade something that is built like a tank? Just keep the stock ones, i guess they are as good -or better- then any aluminum arms. Plastic will flex, aluminium won't -who do you think breaks and gets useless first?
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Ali rear hubs and that's it for me.

I've not broken a front hub or any of the arms front or rear..............yet!
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Hear hear! ^^
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They are right no aluminum other than hub carriers
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:49 PM   #7
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Putting Integy aluminum on a RC8B is a shame !

You don't need to add anything on the RC8B maybe at the exception of the rear hubs.
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agree, the composite arms are fine. I'm on my second RC8 and have never broken an arm. I replaced the arms after about 6 months of racing, when they started to get some play. Aluminum would just transfer the strain somewhere else and cause you more problems.
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