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Losi 22 4.0 vs associated B6D

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Old 12-17-2017, 05:51 AM
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I have been looking around, since my Losi 22 2.0 buggy only keeps getting older and hard to find parts for I found two buggies Iím interested in. Iím looking for some advice on which one I should look into. I noticed that the 4.0 really hasnít had a very big change since the 3.0 and it is pretty expensive. The B6D had a few big differences since previous models and is a reasonable price. I tend to run on loose dirt and packed play but never anything to the extremes. Any tips and comments would be great.
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In those conditions, you'll probably stay with a standup transmission, so the B6d is the best value. If you need the laydown setup, it's only $30 for the conversion.
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22 4.0 comes with stand up. The D216 is the best value.
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From owning both, I found B6 has more corner speed and slightly faster fast laps. The tlr is much more forgiving, and jumps and lands much better and has better grip. Both great cars. Personally chose tlr as I'm much more consistent with it
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Interesting, JAE. Going from the 22-3.0 to the B6d (both stand-up configuration) I found the opposite. My 22 was fast, but I struggled a little bit with rear grip, never steering. Going to the B6D, I picked up enough rear grip that I was satisfied that I wouldn't need to go back to rear-rotor, but it took a few race days and a few aftermarket parts to get it to steer adequately (could still use more). Now it's very easy to drive and consistent, but still not as sharp as my TLR 3.0 was.
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The entire rear end of the 4.0 is different. I felt my 3.0 laydown was completely dialed, but my 4.0 set up similarly is good for 2 laps more over a 6 minute race and is more consistent.

I will be running mine on outdoor clay this spring and will be installing the stand up transmission, Avid slipper, alloy idler and throwing a mod motor in it.

The B6D is a good buggy at a good price, you cannot argue that.
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The 4.0 is a exceptional value. Only non stock parts I have on it is the rear brass C block and springs
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Never liked the 3.0 even with the laydown. Was speaking more about the 4.0 vs b6. Hero lap goes to b6. 22 4.0 recovers like nobody's business on bad landings, where the b6 will be in its lid (and rb6.6, and Xb2 included). Tlr 22 4.0 just recovers. But I will say the Yok DTM jumps and lands like the 4.0 but has the same corner speed of the competitors IMo


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Interesting, JAE. Going from the 22-3.0 to the B6d (both stand-up configuration) I found the opposite. My 22 was fast, but I struggled a little bit with rear grip, never steering. Going to the B6D, I picked up enough rear grip that I was satisfied that I wouldn't need to go back to rear-rotor, but it took a few race days and a few aftermarket parts to get it to steer adequately (could still use more). Now it's very easy to drive and consistent, but still not as sharp as my TLR 3.0 was.
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The track I run at has hard packed clay. Usually it I pretty stcky. But I run on gravel and loose dirt sometimes. I personally wanted the B6D more due to funding and support at the track. I have a old b4.2 that I never really did much with but I liked the way it handled more. The receiver wire broke so it doesnít have good range so i never use it.
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I know a guy locally who used (his words) the Losi 22 (I think a 3.0 or 4.0) in full laydown configuration on our very loose black soil dirt and it was one of the best rear hooked up vehicles out here.

I run the Yokomo DTM with standup transmission and really liked it once I worked on it for a bit. It likes weight for sure for get it planted even with the standup transmission, but our dirt is a bit funny here.
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