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Old 05-16-2012, 05:41 PM   #1
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sorry if there is a thread on this allready i couldn't find one. I found a FT rc8B for $400 and i'm on a budget. should i buy this and upgrade to the rc8.2 later? what did theye change on the new car? it looks like just the chassie and the shock towers have changed. this will be my first 1/8 scale buggy a race electric now and back in the day i raced a xxx-nt. so any help you can give me would be great.
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i did that upgrade myself, it is fairly expensive to go that route. the chassis. towers, arms, shock shafts, springs, diff gears and out drive,rear wing mount. rear center cva. rc8.2 is much better than than rc8b and older rc8. another option may be try to just upgrade to rc8b worlds. same as the 8.2 suspension stuff except the towers are alittle taller to work with the old shock shafts.
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U can find a used rc8.2 for the price of the rc8b your looking at
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Grid shock towers, bce chassis. Will make a huge difference in handling.
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:32 PM   #5
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i did that upgrade myself, it is fairly expensive to go that route. the chassis. towers, arms, shock shafts, springs, diff gears and out drive,rear wing mount. rear center cva. rc8.2 is much better than than rc8b and older rc8. another option may be try to just upgrade to rc8b worlds. same as the 8.2 suspension stuff except the towers are alittle taller to work with the old shock shafts.
Thanks... do you have part numbers for the worlds kit? i think i'm going to do that
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