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Old 11-14-2010, 03:04 PM
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Cut off that tab in front, one of the big problems on the proline and slipstream. Integra: Jus stick some stuff in the tray at the front, and then put the body on. Keep adding or switching out objects until you find one that barely touches the body. Then measure it! Haha
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Originally Posted by neobart View Post
Integra: I don't have the Slipstream body, it's been tossed a long time ago. It did break right across the front hole. Broke the front of the body clean off.
That's how my first Slipstream broke. Then I elongated both body mount holes on the second Slipstream, and it broke at the front the same way. I think allowing the front post to flex is a must.
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Old 11-14-2010, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Muggydude View Post
Cut off that tab in front, one of the big problems on the proline and slipstream. Integra: Jus stick some stuff in the tray at the front, and then put the body on. Keep adding or switching out objects until you find one that barely touches the body. Then measure it! Haha

I run the little tabs in front on all my body's weather they are supposed to be there or not, When you use the fuel tubing to bring up the front mount for flex it bring the body Up Just enough to clear the tower and the nuts on the back side of the top tower screws with ease.

Thx for the measuring idea.


JC body's aren't supposed to have the flap, But i mark it out and make it happen...for some reason i like them.

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Old 11-15-2010, 03:33 PM
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Just curious on gearing for a 8E 2.0 with a 2650 on 3s

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Old 11-15-2010, 04:41 PM
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Could you tell me what you like about the handling of the CF towers?

thx... Ben Burtle

Originally Posted by Integra View Post
I run the little tabs in front on all my body's weather they are supposed to be there or not, When you use the fuel tubing to bring up the front mount for flex it bring the body Up Just enough to clear the tower and the nuts on the back side of the top tower screws with ease.

Thx for the measuring idea.


JC body's aren't supposed to have the flap, But i mark it out and make it happen...for some reason i like them.

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Old 11-15-2010, 09:24 PM
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I guess I'm joining the dark side now.

I'm thinking of converting one of my buggies to electric. I have the losi 1300Kv motor and ESC combo. I plan on running with 4s packs. Gearing as the manual claims (16/45).

How would this combo work for a different variety of tracks?
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:39 PM
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1300 might be a little slow on 4S. I would think you need to geared higher then 16 as that is what we gear our 1700's with.
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Honestly Ben, They are lighter then stock and that's about it......Pretty tough to say your going to feel 10-15g overall but I feel the durability is more then enough(pending brand) and i got the whole CF everything going on.

here's a little weight chart for the towers for shi*s and giggles



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Originally Posted by Casper View Post
1300 might be a little slow on 4S. I would think you need to geared higher then 16 as that is what we gear our 1700's with.
Well to tell you the truth, I'll mainly be racing it at HotRod Hobbies.

What gearing would you recommend with a 45t spur?
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I run the 1700 at HRH as well. I would think you would be in the 17-18 range.
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Originally Posted by Casper View Post
I run the 1700 at HRH as well. I would think you would be in the 17-18 range.
Thanks Casper.

For right now the 1300Kv is my only choice. I'm not really concerned about top speed since HRH is a very small track.
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You will be fine with the 1300. Runtime will be awesome as well.
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Originally Posted by chris c View Post
Just curious on gearing for a 8E 2.0 with a 2650 on 3s

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Thanks Casper for the ideas.


Anyone else have run this same set up what gearing was used
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Old 11-17-2010, 05:40 PM
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This seems like a dumb question but can someone take a pic of the way their antenna is mounted on their losi eight-e 2.0. I just bought one yesterday and the way I have it mounted, it doesn't look right.

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Nick,

Thanks for the info. above. I used to run CF towers on my MBX5 back in the day to lower CG. I was just curious how the Losi liked it. I don't like my nitro 8ight as of right now. I'm not sure why it drives so terrible.
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