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Old 03-01-2012, 06:35 PM
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Those springs are off IMO. The stiffest I go is greens in front and blacks in rear.
And next is the ride height is off too IMO. I never go more than 30mm in the rear and 28mm in the front.
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Old 03-01-2012, 08:11 PM
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How many different chassis options are there? The pics i received of my soon to be 8ight 2.0 is black, amain shows it gold(ish) the truggy 2.0 looks pink, ebay has them in blue? I'm confused.

What chassis can i use as a replacement if i need too on my 8ight 2.0 converted to Electric buggy?

As long as its a 2.0 buggy pick your color and run with it? or are there preferred chassis pro's and cons of different ones available?

the ones listed above are ones i have seen repped as stock chassis, not even counting the FlexTech or Fioroni options.
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Old 03-01-2012, 08:34 PM
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How many different chassis options are there? The pics i received of my soon to be 8ight 2.0 is black, amain shows it gold(ish) the truggy 2.0 looks pink, ebay has them in blue? I'm confused.

What chassis can i use as a replacement if i need too on my 8ight 2.0 converted to Electric buggy?

As long as its a 2.0 buggy pick your color and run with it? or are there preferred chassis pro's and cons of different ones available?

the ones listed above are ones i have seen repped as stock chassis, not even counting the FlexTech or Fioroni options.
TEKNO RC!!!! Best electric conversion kit for Losi ever built. Absolutely bulletproof, distributes the chassis weight better. Def worth the $$$. Its what i got!
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Old 03-01-2012, 08:43 PM
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I was thinking about the Tekno kit as an option, but this one is converted already with the Losi conversion kit i believe. Here's a couple pics of what i have coming. Not going to buy a new chassis till it arrives of course, hard to tell by the pics, doesn't look too bad at all. But knowing me i will replace the chassis, if for nothing else im like that...


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Old 03-01-2012, 10:20 PM
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IMO with that battery floating on top, it's just an accident waiting to happen.
No it's not. Have ran it for a good while and it's secured well. On top of the straps holding it in place it's also 3m double sided taped between the two. It's going no where at all
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Old 03-03-2012, 02:43 PM
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Anybody have any experience with titanium hinge pins with aluminum hubs? I tried this a few years back and the titanium hinge pins chewed up the aluminum hubs. Has anyone else ever experience this issue? It makes sense due to their differences in hardness.
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Old 03-06-2012, 10:41 AM
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did you use ti-prep or another type of anti seize compound?

titanium and aluminum will bond together over time if you dont.
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Looking to get more rotation out of the rear, it has an off power push in low speed corners. What are some things I can do to help get some rear rotation?
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Looking to get more rotation out of the rear, it has an off power push in low speed corners. What are some things I can do to help get some rear rotation?
What type of track surface? And what are the fast tires to use?

I had similar issues and the best thing I did was use the 10deg inclined spindles and carriers, along with 5/5/2 in the diffs.
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Originally Posted by TheBoot View Post
Looking to get more rotation out of the rear, it has an off power push in low speed corners. What are some things I can do to help get some rear rotation?
Give us more info...... What diff oils? What tires? What track type? Springs? Camber settings???? Toe amount? Ride height?

My guess would be camber or diff lube.........
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do any of you have any smart diff springs? I have TONS of off power steering and Tons of on power understeer. I need to balance the two out a bit.
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Originally Posted by getloose View Post
do any of you have any smart diff springs? I have TONS of off power steering and Tons of on power understeer. I need to balance the two out a bit.
Are you asking if somebody has spare springs or if anyone is running the Smart Diff?
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spare springs. I only have the set thats in there which are the ones that make it extremely aggressive off power steering and mellow on power.

i need some more options and a brand new set is absurdly expensive.
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Originally Posted by getloose View Post
spare springs. I only have the set thats in there which are the ones that make it extremely aggressive off power steering and mellow on power.

i need some more options and a brand new set is absurdly expensive.
Gotcha. I have some but do not know what I have off hand. Any idea as to what spring rate you are looking to use?
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Quite impressed with this out of the box. Cant wait to start tearing stuff up
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