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Old 11-25-2008, 09:10 PM   #1
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Default Losi 8ight-E Extra Parts

Hey guys I am brand new to 1/8 scale buggy and I would like to pick up some extra parts for my new 8ight-E. I just want to be sure that I have what I need in the event that somthing would break at the track. Please let me know what you guys would suggest I put in my 8ight-E spare parts box. I know you can never have it all but I am sure there have to be things that break more often than others. The common stuff is what I am looking for. Part numbers would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for all of your help.
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It comes with an assortment of springs, sway bars, and shock pistons. Those will pretty much get the handling where you want it, short of a diff fluid change. The car is pretty tough, but you can't go wrong keeping a set of spare suspension arms, and a variety of pinion gears. Also, the Kyosho nylon spur gear is a popular mod, makes the car allot more quiet. There's one at my track, and the difference is night and day!

It's a pretty durable car, you aren't likely to brake anything. Just bring the stuff you need to dial it to your situation.
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I have had my brushless 8ight since April and only parts I have broke is a antenna tube & wing (landing on the roof to much when I 1st got it) a shock shaft and hinge pin brace (which was also my fault) Would recommend you to get a aluminum servo horn and maybe some different shock oil, diff oil and pinions.
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The Losi guy at my track set my car up with a rear c v drive shaft from the 2.0 version when mine came out due to chassis flex.
It's a tad longer and fits on the 1.0 version.
Also told me that the blue plugs have less voltage drop than Deans.
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