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Old 08-11-2012, 07:19 PM
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i want to get the tallest/widest 1/8 buggy tires i can get for a project im working on. I dont want to run truggy tires.I have found the proline badlands to be the biggest thing i can find.
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Old 08-12-2012, 05:08 AM
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These are 2.8 trenchers mounted on maximizer beadlocks...you do have to trim the tire bead a bit. I've seen guys mount these tires on rpm revolvers, which is a better idea(still have to cut the outer bead off of the rpm wheels to make it work. Very easy to do.

They are only a hair taller than buggy tires but much wider. Much shorter than truggy tires, but wider.

Probably not what you're lookin for but figured I'd put it out there since no one else responded

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Old 08-12-2012, 05:12 AM
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These are also taller and a bit wider than buggy tires. They are XTM sandrail tires. You can usually find them cheap on eBay.

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Here's my Vorza now......doesn't look like it but there a Vorza buggy under the body

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This is not mine, but here are the 2.8 trenchers on rpm revolvers on a thunder tiger eb4-g3 buggy(with truggy arms, driveshafts, etc...)



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In the first photo of the vorza so those are maximizer 1/8 truck wheels with 2.8 trenchers. Did you have to run truggy arms or wheel extenders are the wheels 1/2 offset
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In that pic I have rc8t extended hubs and the wheels are 1/2" offset also. You don't need truggy arms for that setup.

Realize if you go that route that the beadlocks alone will not hold the tire on(at least with a high powered brushless system)...you must also glue them.
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So from the sounds of it since I'm gonna be doing this to a losi 8ight e2.0 I should just get the truggy arms and use 0 offset wheels.
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Its not quite as simple as just adding truggy arms. . You need truggy arms, driveshafts, shock towers, links, shocks. At least that's what I needed to convert a Vorza to a short chassis truggy.

Here's a link to my build..it will give you a general idea of what's involved.
http://www.ultimaterc.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=151962



or you could run 1/2" offset truggy wheels and rc8t extended hubs and have plenty of clearance.
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How much width do the hexes add?
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1/2" each side. 1" total width.
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With just the rc8t extenders u got 1inch total width.

So the losi hub extenders(pn-LOSA3533) that add 1/2 inch total wouldn't cut it.

What's the inside diameter of the rc8t hexes so I can be certain they will fit over my axles

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I just measured....with a crappy- ass caliper I bought from harbor freight tools(so its not exact). But the inner diameter is just a bit over 8mm. 8.25ish I think?

Maybe someone else can chime in if rc8t hexes are compatible with losi buggies???
I know the associated hexes fit my hpi, hotbodies and thunder tiger RC's....seems to be a standard size
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are the hexes from the rc8be and the rc8t the same? a friend of mine has one if so i can just try one of his hexes on my car
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Yes they are definitely the same. Rc8 and rc8t are completely compatible
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