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Old 03-29-2004, 11:33 PM   #106
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I finished my buggy tonight, lookin pretty good, just gotta get an ESC mounted in there.

Anodizing places can anodize the bulkhead, but most likely they will want you to strip it (use EZ off oven cleaner) and they'll have a minimum charge around $60...
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Old 03-30-2004, 10:51 AM   #107
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I got the Losi universal driveshaft and offset axle, does anyone have a part # for the little pivot ball to connect them?

I bought one and it turned out to be the wrong size, too big for the driveshaft yokes.
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Old 03-30-2004, 11:47 AM   #108
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A-3014 Universal pivots.
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Old 03-30-2004, 01:15 PM   #109
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Hello all.. I am working on a website that is dedicated to the BK2.. Its going to have tools for racers.. i.e. savable setup sheets... gearing calculator and more.

I have a forum setup already www.planetbk2.com/forum/ but the rest will be coming soon.

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Old 03-30-2004, 02:18 PM   #110
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A-3014 Universal pivots.
Hmm, that's what I have, kinda weird, I just shaved material off of the universal yoke and it works fine..
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Old 03-30-2004, 07:37 PM   #111
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question. what the best buggy can i buy?
i tried both already, and as pro3racer774 mentioned, its a personal choice, you can win with either one. here are my obervations on both buggies... ( stock settings on both buggies )

1. BK2, value for money, comes fully hoped up, nothing to add.
2. B4 has more "air" when it comes to jumping.
3. BK2 jumps "flatter" B4, a little nose heavy
4. Bk2 has more mid to exit steering then B4
5. Bk2 is better on loose tracks
6. B4 is "more forgiving" on high traction tracks.

hope this helps....

where do you guys run offroad?
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randman-did you get the pivot ball with a little nub on the pin? i think those are for the sliders. losi's website for part #'s down but if you look under the xxcr-i think i know its one of the older versions of the buggy.
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I think 2-6 can all be tuned with your setup. The only real advantages the BK2 poses is it's adjustability and value.
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Old 03-30-2004, 08:10 PM   #114
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randman-did you get the pivot ball with a little nub on the pin? i think those are for the sliders. losi's website for part #'s down but if you look under the xxcr-i think i know its one of the older versions of the buggy.
Yeah, that's the one I got... no biggie I just shaved the yokes, works great now.
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biggest diffrence between a b4 and bk2-like randman said, value-you get everything in the box. untill a factory team b4 comes out you have to buy ti turnbuckles, the good shock shafts, threaded shock bodys, and the graphite chassis/arms.

but i think if you put a "factory team" b4 next to a bk2, any driver that can tune a car well, can win the a main with each one.
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I think 2-6 can all be tuned with your setup. The only real advantages the BK2 poses is it's adjustability and value.
yes, i agree, but that it why i posted "as per box or stock settings"... usually, those who asks will try out the kit settings first before anything else, and since the two cars have very different kit settings, it was worthwhile to mention, those differences between the two.

but... when you get to drive the car or any car for that matter, set-up is and will always depend on a lot of factors such as driving style and track conditions.


anyway, i'd like to hear why did you say that the BK2 is more adjustable?

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Old 04-01-2004, 11:11 PM   #117
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losi offers more tunning options for their kits if im not mistaken. losi has made the universals for the bk2 (along with the xxxt). the bk2 has the vls arms.

the b4 has trailing front axles and veritcal mounted ball studs in the rear for the camber links.

does the bk2 has more camberlink locations and shock locations than the b4 has also?
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I like the BK2 better because it is easier to tune for me than a B4. I had both and I ran them back to back and after getting them both setup to the best of my ability, I was faster than with my B4.

There are things that I don't like about the Bk2, but they are minor things.

The one thing I want to get my losi to do that my B4 did, was rotate more in the corners...
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Old 04-05-2004, 01:19 PM   #119
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Post your current BK2 setup, tires, and type of track and I'll help ya out with the rotation.
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Old 04-05-2004, 01:36 PM   #120
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u cant go wrong with either buggy there both top of the line 2wd offroad buggys i feel the bk2 is easier to drive
i run my car at long island raceway the only indoor offroad track in long island
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