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Old 04-10-2015, 04:06 PM
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I have even removed the front sway bar on tracks with lots of 180's...
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Old 05-18-2015, 02:35 PM
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Try running more droop in the rear of the buggy if not at full droop. This should free up the rear more. You have to back out the droop screws in the rear arms to accomplish this. The tall rear tower and 112mm rear shock upgrade might help too.
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Old 06-15-2015, 02:42 PM
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I have a D8 hara & just ordered ve8 chassis. Will everything just bolt right on to the ve8 chassis? Just trying to cobble some existing parts together to make a basher & help get my son in to the hobby. Or does anyone have a link to someone who has already done this?
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Originally Posted by Hi8iS View Post
I have a D8 hara & just ordered ve8 chassis. Will everything just bolt right on to the ve8 chassis? Just trying to cobble some existing parts together to make a basher & help get my son in to the hobby. Or does anyone have a link to someone who has already done this?
You will need the Ve8 center diff mount and motor mount, center diff top plate, spur gear, chassis brace set and rear chassis brace, and battery mounts and radio tray, servo mounts, if you ordered bare chassis.
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Old 06-15-2015, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Sofa King View Post
You will need the Ve8 center diff mount and motor mount, center diff top plate, spur gear, chassis brace set and rear chassis brace, and battery mounts and radio tray, servo mounts, if you ordered bare chassis.
Thanks! This is a big help. Is there by any chance a thread anywhere from someone who has done this? I searched but no luck.
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Old 06-15-2015, 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Hi8iS View Post
Thanks! This is a big help. Is there by any chance a thread anywhere from someone who has done this? I searched but no luck.
Don't know of anything specific for a thread on it... I did exactly that, but started with a complete Ve8 and then later purchased the hara ed. and added everything from it that I could. If you already have the hara, you could download the Ve8 manual and see what parts the hara does not have that you will need.
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Old 06-15-2015, 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Sofa King View Post
Don't know of anything specific for a thread on it... I did exactly that, but started with a complete Ve8 and then later purchased the hara ed. and added everything from it that I could. If you already have the hara, you could download the Ve8 manual and see what parts the hara does not have that you will need.
That's a great way to approach it. Thanks.
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Who's still running theirs? I'm still happy with mine. Busted front spindle/hubs, thinking of going aluminum but they are pricy.

Not sure if I should switch to another buggy or put money into this one? I do like the slimness of it.

How's it compare to the 3.0 losi or the other newer buggies?

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Old 03-23-2016, 05:54 AM
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Bringing this car back from the grave for the outdoor season. I am having zero luck finding any bodies for it. Everything that used to fit, is currently discontinued/out of stock. Anyone have any pointers as to what will fit it now? Thanks!
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The stock body has always been the best fit for me... some of the losi 8ight-E bodies fit pretty well too.
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Bringing this car back from the grave for the outdoor season. I am having zero luck finding any bodies for it. Everything that used to fit, is currently discontinued/out of stock. Anyone have any pointers as to what will fit it now? Thanks!
I had the same problem and picked up a d8 body lol trimming and fits great
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Old 05-30-2016, 06:55 AM
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So I broke another chassis this time on my favorite buggy my ve8 any truth to the free replacement thing and anyone got an aluminum one laying around or link to where I can get one?
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If you get the aluminum front and rear skids this the chassis will no longer break. These are must have items!
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I have a nice example of this buggy on a HHH chassis for sale:

Hot Bodies VE-8
Nice electric buggy with the coveted HHH chassis conversion – which allows equal weight distribution using a 2S lipo on each side. There is a Orion 15105 1/8th Scale speed control that includes the Very expensive Orion DSB R programming unit (as pictured). The motor is a Novak Ballistic 8 Sensored/brushless 1.5Y motor – 1950 K V. Steering is a Team Associated DS1015 digital high speed servo. The receiver is a Spektrum SR3520 DSM2. There is an AMB 2 wire transponder included – has wire repair but always worked and counted properly. Overall this is a first rate set up that also comes with a LOT of spare and tuning parts including the servo controlled brake system. The buggy has the updated front and rear arms along with some additional springs which have proven better under some circumstances. These buggies are strong, reliable and have a proven record great performance. This is a bind and drive buggy that requires Spektrum transmitters. What you see is what you get. $400.00 + $25.00 to ship to the continental USA. Email: [email protected] for further information








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