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Old 02-17-2012, 01:55 PM
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Hi, I have a Losi 8ight-t 2.0 converted. My question is do the suspension hubs/carriers remove the slop that is in the stock plastic pieces? Brand new and the bearings seem to have quite a bit of play in the hubs. Suprised as my Emaxx had a lot less tire movement. I have checked and everything is tight. Thanks, Scott
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Losi has always had some slop and believe it or not but actually run better that way .
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Losi has always had some slop and believe it or not but actually run better that way .
This is what I've heard hundreds of times. It's just the way the Losi 8's are.
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Slop and Losi are good friends!
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slop is good
Whew, that's good because I have a ton of it in my scte.
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Slop and Losi are good friends!
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Whew, that's good because I have a ton of it in my scte.
in my scte i dont have much slop-then again it only has one race on it. my electric 8ight e 2.0 has a ton a slop it drives so good- its one year old. and my new 8ight 2.0 has barley any slop but it will shortly!
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in my scte i dont have much slop-then again it only has one race on it. my electric 8ight e 2.0 has a ton a slop it drives so good- its one year old. and my new 8ight 2.0 has barley any slop but it will shortly!
What is slop?
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What is slop?
the amount of wheel wiggle if you will.
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OK, thanks. I guess I expected a little more "quality" for the cash. The aluminum parts fit the same though? Forgot I'm in Maine and that I use a lot of terms that some may not know, Ha ha ha. Would "play " have been better?
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OK, thanks. I guess I expected a little more "quality" for the cash. The aluminum parts fit the same though? Forgot I'm in Maine and that I use a lot of terms that some may not know, Ha ha ha. Would "play " have been better?
It`s not about quality as the quality is good . Losi`s always had some slop and is what makes them handle so good .
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I think of it as "Free Forming Suspention" rather than slop. Lol
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slop is good
Slop is not always good, even in RC cars
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