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Old 02-11-2005, 08:54 PM   #1216
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Any opinions on Thundertiger EB4 special edition buggy? Just curious if it's decent or not, as I know where there is a used one.
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Old 02-11-2005, 08:57 PM   #1217
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As far as parts for the X1, I have a few spares, but after three races(weekdns, not tanks) on the car I have yet to need a single part.

I did break a front arm when I had a Hyper 7, A front upper and a lower arm when I had a MBX4 and a lower front arm on my MBX5, as well as a front arm on my 7.5.....I never broke one on my RS01, but they bent sitting on the shelf, kind of sagged, that car bent CV dogbones easily, alminum and all.........My second MBX5 used to blow out clutch bell bearings, I found out about the one-peice engine mount after I already sold it though, I hear that helps....

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Old 02-11-2005, 09:29 PM   #1218
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What about clutch springs have you broke the stock one's yet?
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Old 02-12-2005, 03:53 AM   #1219
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The front shocks on the K3 will work on the 777 perfectly. The rear shocks require a longer shock shock shaft. Other than that, the only parts that will interchange are small parts like hardware, bearings, and bushings. The diffs on the 777 are lightened in the center, but the front and rear are identical to the k3. I beleive the center diff assembly will fit, as well as the front knuckles.
It is just that the spur in the middle is cross drilled.

If you really want a lightweight center diff look in ath dinball for the GPM Delrin spur gear.

Talk about rotating mass.
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Old 02-12-2005, 09:14 AM   #1220
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Sgt, yes, thanks for the reminder, I did break a clutch shoe spring on the 5th or 6th tank on the track. I'm now running Mugen shoes and springs.

I have had that happen on other brands as well, but just not as fast as the Ofna ones broke......

I'm still running the early fuel tank and even have a spare...I'm not sure if I should call Ofna now, or wait till they act up?.......hmmmm, Jim
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Old 02-17-2005, 01:44 PM   #1221
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Does anyone know if the 4 disc brake setup of the Kanai 2 will fit a 777?

I'm slowly replacing bits and bobs on my 777 and if I'm replacing the disc/pad setup I just wondered if it would fit. Would have thought that there would be some benefit to doing this.
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Old 02-17-2005, 08:25 PM   #1222
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Yes, it will fit.
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Old 02-18-2005, 10:10 PM   #1223
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Finally getting an 1/8 scale. Wanted one for a long time as the turnouts at the races are better than for 1/10 gas truck. Found a guy selling a K3 roller for a good price. Hopefully have it ready to run next week. Can't wait to try out some big buggy action!

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Anybody know if a pull start motor will fit in there? Or are there different motor mounts for pull/non pull? I'll set it up for a starter box, just that the motor I have is a pull.
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Does anyone know if the 4 disc brake setup of the Kanai 2 will fit a 777?

I'm slowly replacing bits and bobs on my 777 and if I'm replacing the disc/pad setup I just wondered if it would fit. Would have thought that there would be some benefit to doing this.
Yes they will fit.... but do you need 4 brakes. You may have crazy stopping power with the 4 disc setup but what about roating mass. These 4 discs weigh a lot and you should consider it.

Try 4 cradock antilock discs from advantage racing.... I just installed them and they are awesome. Plus the 4 craddock brakes cost less than 1 single kyosho disc.
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I agree with aantonis the 4 brake discs on a K2 are quite a bit of rotating mass I hope to be able to replace mine soon with a craddock disc set-up.

Usually 4 discs wont help much thats why the 777 and K3 only have 2 discs IMO braking power has more to do with the servo than the amount of brake discs anyway.
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Old 02-25-2005, 09:38 PM   #1226
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Ok guys just got a K3 roller. Need to know whats a good pipe/manifold combo to use. Be running a torq .21 I hear it's not the greatest motor but I got it NIB at a steal.

Also wondering will the 777 wheels fit the K3? Or are pretty much all 1/8 wheels usable?

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jbrow, just use one of the Ofna pipes, they are all good copies at a fraction of the cost. You may also consider the Jammin JP1 for good bottom end and it's super strong stinger with bracing......Great for the club racer. Most of the one peice pipes come with header/manifold, gaskets, springs, etc and cost about $60 and up. The high end RB pipes. etc are as much as $130..........No need for them if you aren't running a $300 engine or more.............................have fun, Jim
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Old 02-26-2005, 07:16 PM   #1229
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So how do you want your ride height to be with these buggies? I know on my GT it's best with bones and front arms level. I've yet to really sit down and look at the buggy. Need to take it apart and see what all's what on it. But still figuring what all I need to complete it.
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You want to run bones just above level on most cars and tracks. I would recomend an Ofna 53 pipe. Best bang for your buck. I run the cracdocks on my 777. My main reason for switching was how much lighter the cradock brake disks were. I dont se much of a difference in stopping power though.
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