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Old 03-15-2007, 01:34 PM   #121
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Sticker shock, I never knew these motors cost about $400. Is there another option instead of the RB Concept?? Or is that the normal price for a new XB8 motor. Sorry all the questions, new to offroad and new to nitro.
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Old 03-16-2007, 02:12 PM   #122
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just get a P5 they are inexpensive they run forever and they will have anough power for you 270 and your done or get a ninja or a werks B7 for around the same price or if you are really on a budget get an OS RG its $150 and is actually a REALLYY good motor
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Sticker shock, I never knew these motors cost about $400. Is there another option instead of the RB Concept?? Or is that the normal price for a new XB8 motor. Sorry all the questions, new to offroad and new to nitro.
Virtually any .21 sized engine will fit into the xb8. If your new to nitro and offroad, I would highly suggest getting a really cheap, yet reliable engine to start with such as the OS RG, OS VG, or possibly even an Ofna Hyper engine. YOu might even want to start with a cheaper, used buggy too. Running a 1/8 can get expensive, and if your new to it , might even necessitate the need for a 2nd job. I"ve seen too many new people dive into 1/8 nitro and not know how to tune or perform routine maintenance and end up destroying their $400 engines and $600 buggies.
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Old 03-16-2007, 03:00 PM   #124
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Thanks for the advise, I've decided to get the OS RG motor to get my feet wet with Nitro and step up later.
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Default Need info on Hop ups and ceramic ball bearings

Any recommendations on where to buy ceramic ball bearings for the Xb8? I'm also looking for a tuned pipe.

What hop ups should I buy for the XB8 TQ?????
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The only hop-up the TQ needs are the v2 front caster bushings, they wont rotate on you. Besides that the car is awesome.

I like the Jammin JP2 pipe because of its amazing durability. Mabye not the most powerful, but at least I don't have to buy a new pipe every 3 months.
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Default XB8 vs XB8TQ Parts

Do XB8 parts work for XB8TQ?? Would you recommend is there a difference between the two.

Please advise.
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What parts? The XB8 and the TQ share most of their parts.
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TKO competition developement has the ceramic bearings I have a complete set in my car and its amazing, the x-ray drivetrain is amazingly free stock, but with the ceramics it runs great
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Old 03-28-2007, 11:46 AM   #130
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What parts? The XB8 and the TQ share most of their parts.


As far as parts, arms, shocks, screws and general spare parts. Would these be ok for the TQ???
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Anyone looking for an X-ray XB8Tr pm me need to sell mine!
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I just got an original XB8 and when going through it I noticed that one of the screws (wood screw type) had been working its way out of the diff case in the front.

I bought a new diff case but I want to avoid this in the future.

Someone at my LHS mentioned that they heard somewhere that it was recommended to use a different type of screw.

Anyone have any advice?

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Default xb8 tq

what starter box should i us for my tq?
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Old 08-07-2007, 11:24 PM   #134
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what starter box should i use for my tq?
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