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Old 05-20-2010, 02:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Peter - D8 View Post
Does The Turnigy 5000mAh 6S 40C Lipo Pack fit in the vorza ?

Pack Size: 150 x 49 x 52mm
it fits nicely if you take out the side padding
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:47 PM
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thank you for the info.
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Old 05-21-2010, 07:23 AM
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Have you tried running plastic spur gear yet? If so, which brands work on the Vorza?
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Old 05-22-2010, 08:09 AM
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Just ordered all the WCE cvds. $180 later just got to wait for half of them to come off back order.

Has anyone used the light weight spur gear yet? When I try to correct in air the buggy torques over and is hard to land properly.
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Old 05-22-2010, 02:18 PM
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I have the lightweight spur on one of mine, can't tell the difference but i needed a spur and they're the same price.

my race vorza is totally kitted out with the wce parts, be warned when assembling them; the pins in the wce joints don't have a notch in them, the second the slightest play forms they will come out, buy the standard universal joint rebuild kits and use the pins from them, they have a small notch, when the pin comes loose it can move a bit but not all the way out so that it gets lost, check them often and tighten the grub screw as needed. also cover them with heat shrink tubing, ensure you get thick stuff, the first time i did mine it was too thin and the pin went through it, i wasn't using a notched pin at the time.

another thing; be careful not to apply too much thread lock to the grub screw, it can foul the movement of the joint.

they look far better than the dog bones.

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Old 05-22-2010, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Lgbzone View Post
I have the lightweight spur on one of mine, can't tell the difference but i needed a spur and they're the same price.

my race vorza is totally kitted out with the wce parts, be warned when assembling them; the pins in the wce joints don't have a notch in them, the second the slightest play forms they will come out, buy the standard universal joint rebuild kits and use the pins from them, they have a small notch, when the pin comes loose it can move a bit but not all the way out so that it gets lost, check them often and tighten the grub screw as needed. also cover them with heat shrink tubing, ensure you get thick stuff, the first time i did mine it was too thin and the pin went through it, i wasn't using a notched pin at the time.

another thing; be careful not to apply too much thread lock to the grub screw, it can foul the movement of the joint.

they look far better than the dog bones.

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Cool, thanks
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Old 05-23-2010, 12:39 AM
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How much does your Vorza weigh ready to race? Are they much heavier than the Losi 8e or the VE8? Mine seems quite a bit heavier than some of the nitro buggies at my track
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Old 05-24-2010, 08:20 AM
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What would be a good starting point for gearing a D8 conversion with the castle 2650 kv combo? I was thinking 16/50. Does that sound right to you guys?
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Old 05-24-2010, 04:53 PM
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Here's an MP9 body on my Vorza, it's held on with velcro at the mud guards.



Unfortunately, I'm selling it because the whole 1/8 scale thing just isn't for me. I enjoy racing 1/10 2wd more, it has been a great buggy though and is very competitive at the track.

If you guys know anyone looking for a great deal let em know:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/7429428-post1.html
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Old 05-25-2010, 04:23 PM
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I had a great time with my Vorza on a pretty wet track yesterday. Can you tell by the picture that I had fun?!

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Old 05-26-2010, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Limpan View Post
I had a great time with my Vorza on a pretty wet track yesterday. Can you tell by the picture that I had fun?!

That's awesome, like owning an offroad 4x4 or SUV, they always look cooler when covered in mud.

I wish they could design these buggies to have a fully enclosed shell/chassis akin to a sealed R/C boat. I guess efficient cooling is the main issue. Water cooling probably wouldn't work and would add too much weight. I know some people use chassis shells but they still have holes where dust can enter (e.g. Antenna hole, Spur gear hole...etc).

The mind boggles.
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Old 05-27-2010, 02:15 AM
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Hello!

Did anyone buy a cooling fan for the stock engine mount?
And where did u attach the power connector?

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Old 05-27-2010, 06:14 AM
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Originally Posted by 85sfarunner View Post
Here's an MP9 body on my Vorza, it's held on with velcro at the mud guards.



Unfortunately, I'm selling it because the whole 1/8 scale thing just isn't for me. I enjoy racing 1/10 2wd more, it has been a great buggy though and is very competitive at the track.

If you guys know anyone looking for a great deal let em know:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/7429428-post1.html
Looks great! Too bad you're selling. I tested the MP9 body on my Vorza a while back, I love how it fits and how easy it was to trim for the Vorza's frame.
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Old 05-27-2010, 06:25 PM
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Anyone know how we can get more caster than the stock 10 degree's ?
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:09 PM
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Shim the hub/ put shims under the front bulkhead mount.
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