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Old 08-13-2009, 11:36 PM
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you got sc8e, I was thinking of turning my 1/8 onfa electric buggy in to a corr truck, just for something different. Are the sc8 body and sc10 the same thing?
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Originally Posted by roadrashracing
you got sc8e, I was thinking of turning my 1/8 onfa electric buggy in to a corr truck, just for something different. Are the sc8 body and sc10 the same thing?
8=1/8 scale (Big) 10=1/10 scale (Smaller)
Get the 8 body from JConcepts and have at it!
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Depends on what you have in mind for your conversion.

If you are pretty much just going to run the buggy chassis (no change in length/wheelbase) then you would want to run a 1/10 short course truck body, basically anything that fits the 1/10 Slash, Slayer, or SC10.

In order for an SC8 body to fit the conversion would be more involved. The wheelbase would need to be longer so you would have to use a Truggy chassis and longer center driveshafts. I'm not certain if it is better to use buggy or truggy shock towers. From what I gather an SC8 layout is pretty much a Truggy with extended bumpers and buggy arms/CVDs.
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Depends on what you have in mind for your conversion.

If you are pretty much just going to run the buggy chassis (no change in length/wheelbase) then you would want to run a 1/10 short course truck body, basically anything that fits the 1/10 Slash, Slayer, or SC10.

In order for an SC8 body to fit the conversion would be more involved. The wheelbase would need to be longer so you would have to use a Truggy chassis and longer center driveshafts. I'm not certain if it is better to use buggy or truggy shock towers. From what I gather an SC8 layout is pretty much a Truggy with extended bumpers and buggy arms/CVDs.
+1. I tired it and it wasnt worth it, IMO. Just use a buggy and get a 1/10 scale body. It will be a quicker and cheaper conversion.
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go check out redcat racing they got a 1/8 scale 4wd sc that comes with 2 lipos a balanced charger and radio complete rtr for $350.00 looks pretty good for the price.
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I got a proline slash boby and some body post, see what I can come up with.
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as anyone done chassis adjustments or just change bodies? I was thinking of cutting the chassis where the droop screw hit. to get more ground clearnece
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got body mounted



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looks good, did you find the need to cut around the fenders a bit?

how is suspension travel, and steering? any contact points with the body?


I'd love to see it painted
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I trimmed it a little bit, pics later on.
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That looks really good! Some one had an OFNA LX1 roller for sale and I was thinking about buying it and converting it to electric for some 4WD short course action.
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all I have into it is the body and some ofna body post
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paint job all done



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Looks great. The tough part is figuring out how to fit up bumpers to protect those front and rear overhangs.
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