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I know its been asked: whats the lightest 1/8 e buggy

I know its been asked: whats the lightest 1/8 e buggy

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Old 07-14-2010, 10:46 AM
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Like I said I am not calling you a liar but there is no way your ve8 is really that light with a 4500 mah 4s pack and tekin motor ect.
I would bet if you took your buggy to your local post office and had them zero their scales and weighed it, it would come out at about 8.1 lbs + with the body and everything just as you pictured it.
Does it have any lightweight parts or aluminum skids?
If your car really is that light you will have a ton of guys beating your door down trying to figure out how your car is close to 1lb lighter that everyone elses.
Yes it does have every lightweight part on it and yes this is what it weighs. It has aluminum skids and a 4s battery right there in the picture. If I take this to the local post office and have them weigh it how much do you wanna bet its gonna be the same weight. I have to go there now to send my RX8 back to Tekin so I will take a pic of it just for you.
Have you seen a VE8 with every lightweight part available on it before? Well im sure this one has every lightweight part thats available.
Im gonna go check and see if another scale is more accurate.

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Old 07-14-2010, 11:38 AM
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If it actually weighs that much then I will be the first to admit that you have the lightest ve8 I have ever heard of by far. You have the alum skids and that makes it even more amazing.
And no I wasn't calling you a liar I just feel that your scales are off.
What lightweight parts do you have on it and did you happen to check the difference between them and the stock parts. I am very curios how you have made it so light.
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by kvrc View Post
If it actually weighs that much then I will be the first to admit that you have the lightest ve8 I have ever heard of by far. You have the alum skids and that makes it even more amazing.
And no I wasn't calling you a liar I just feel that your scales are off.
What lightweight parts do you have on it and did you happen to check the difference between them and the stock parts. I am very curios how you have made it so light.

Well here is a pic at the post office scale.

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Looks like your scale at home is off by 12 oz...

Post office pic says 7lbs 14 oz and the pic at home says 7 lbs 2 oz
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:21 PM
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7lb 14 ounces sounds right. And sounds good.

Time for a new scale.
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by djtroy View Post
Well here is a pic at the post office scale.

That's more like it. My D8 was more than 8lbs with ty turnbuckles only. 7lbs 15 oz is way more believable.
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