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Old 02-04-2009, 10:55 AM   #1
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Default RC8t or losi 8t, need opinions please.

I am looking to get a new truggy that will be used 99% of the time in a more bashing sense on our homeade track we have. Not bashing like the youtubers in skate parks and that stuff. Mostly track style running but our track is far from groomed.

Anyhow, I will be converting the truggy to brushless with my MMM 2200kv combo. My question is this, is it worth it for me to stretch the wallet and go for the RC8T for what I am doing or go with the losi 8t for the sale price right now? I really like the RC8T with the associated conversion kit, it is so much cleaner than the losi conversion. Help me decide with your opinions... My train of thought is I don't need top of the line since I am not racing anywhere special. The losi 8t is a great truggy just not to thrilled about the conversion for it.
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Old 02-04-2009, 11:37 AM   #2
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for the money, its cheaper to get a new losi 8T v1.0 and put one of the good cheap conversions on it (RC Product Designs conversion would be on my list) than say an RC8T new and one of the conversions currently out for it.

I currently run the RC Monster RC8T conversion. Its very nice, and I like how the weight of the battery pack is more centered. Its pricey though compared to other options like Tekno and Associated conversions.

Bear in mind though, if you want a vehicle that is the current version being ran, you will want the RC8T or the Losi 8T 2.0.

That said, go with what you feel is right for you.
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Old 02-04-2009, 11:44 AM   #3
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Really it is coming down to the dollars and cents... I may sell my new e-revo to make up the difference but I do like it a lot. Why can't I win the lotto to fund this addiction...
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If thats the case, then go with the following:

Losi 8T (these can be had right now DIRT cheap used)
RC Product Designs Conversion Standard Tray (the ultimate tray will NOT fit) from amain
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The Losi 8T is still top of the lin. get the set up that Cain suggested and you will be very happy. There are only two hop ups neede for the Losi, M2c or Losi 2.0 rear outer hinge pins and the aluminum servo saver top.
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