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Old 04-23-2011, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Bman's 3XNT View Post
How does everyone check their camber? If I set mine up using plates (-2)then recheck when I install my tires it always seems to be different(0,-1). So which reading is more accurate? Thanks........


I personally use My Hudy station to get me squared up. (everything even from side to side) Then ill try and use a set of tires I plan on racing with and make sure im in the ball park of where i would like to be with a plain Jane RPM monster camber gauge.
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by iThinman View Post
Is there a 48t plastic spur gear available for this car?


No.
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:06 AM
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Originally Posted by orgnoi1 View Post
Hey guys I have a very quick specific question...

I have a buddy who just got the 8ightE... he ordered the wrong motor combo (the 2650kv)... I realize that its WAY over sized in motor... but could he get away with a 12t or 13t pinion on stock spur gearing and keep both the heat down and speeds consistant with the stock gearing on say a 1900kv?

Thanks!
just run a 3s lipo config.. Really shouldn't be an issue
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Old 04-23-2011, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Integra View Post
I personally use My Hudy station to get me squared up. (everything even from side to side) Then ill try and use a set of tires I plan on racing with and make sure im in the ball park of where i would like to be with a plain Jane RPM monster camber gauge.
So do you find a difference between your setup station and a particular set of tires? Mine always seems to change.
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Bman's 3XNT View Post
So do you find a difference between your setup station and a particular set of tires? Mine always seems to change.

It changes...Dont ask me why , But in the end i go of what is Physically in front of me, The Station as i said is for ensuring your equal side to side.
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Old 04-24-2011, 02:45 AM
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Thanks guys for the responses on the 2650 motor question... I am removing my subscription to the thread since I dont own the 8ight myself... but just wanted to say thanks!
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Old 04-24-2011, 12:39 PM
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Does anyone use Fioroni parts on their 8ight-e's? Mine needs a new chassis and front shock tower, and the Fioroni stuff has caught my eye.

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Old 04-24-2011, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Matt_N View Post
Does anyone use Fioroni parts on their 8ight-e's? Mine needs a new chassis and front shock tower, and the Fioroni stuff has caught my eye.

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I do actually! I use their rear chassis brace. I was also considering their front shock tower brace since I am a little too rough on the stocker. I ultimately went with King Headz for a couple reasons. The Fioroni have two versions of the shock towers--one for EU and one to mimic stock 2.0. I do not need the EU setup and their stock 2.0 replacement had the "B" hole for the camber link offset. Probably not a big deal but did not want to find out. Fioroni is also quite a bit pricey here in the states and King Headz is a trusted brand IMO so just went with them.

I talked with Fioroni-USA regarding the chassis and was told it is "good." Most complaints are that the width is different so is difficult to mate some of your standard bodies. This is why I went with a BCE. Hope this helps . . .

I also was going to buy their lightened CVD drive axles and outdrives but Answer-RC had the same bits and just went with them. Fioroni definitely makes quality goods and would not hesitate to buy their stuff.
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Old 04-25-2011, 08:21 PM
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Does anyone run the stock 2.0 body that comes with the 8ight 2.0 nitro buggy? How does it look?
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Old 04-25-2011, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by DC#14 View Post
Does anyone run the stock 2.0 body that comes with the 8ight 2.0 nitro buggy? How does it look?


The 2 Giant holes for the Nitro Motor and Fuel tank might deter most guys from running it no matter how good it may look.
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Old 04-27-2011, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by DC#14 View Post
Does anyone run the stock 2.0 body that comes with the 8ight 2.0 nitro buggy? How does it look?
i did until i got my ebody painted up. i wasnt in a beauty contest so i didnt bother me!
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Old 04-28-2011, 08:48 PM
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Thanks for the reply danger Here's my 8ight


Hop-ups are:
Losi Aluminium Spindles
Losi Aluminium Chassis Braces
Losi Aluminium Servo Horn
Losi Aluminium Servo Saver Top
Fioroni Tractive IV Front Diff
GMK CVD Condoms

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Old 04-28-2011, 08:54 PM
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Nice lookin car there Matt!!
I run the black and florescent yellow theme too.



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Old 04-30-2011, 08:26 PM
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Can someone help me recommended what battery to run. I have a Losi eight nitro that i converted to electric. So far i have a Tekin RX8 with a Tekin 2050 motor. I bought the Losi conversion kit. Should i get a 3S or 4S? Thanks
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what d you guys do with your antennas?

I keep breaking my atenna tubes and thankfully not losing my Rx wire. So what alternatives have you guys been doing?
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