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Old 01-29-2013, 10:53 PM
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Ok guys I just thought I'd ask.. What would you do if you had a choise to build a losi 8ight t 2.0 Would you A. put a sick nitro engine and pipe on it and make it a nice nitro or would you B. set it up brushless and make a sick e truggy out of it? Any opinions are fine.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Rcjunky2002 View Post
Ok guys I just thought I'd ask.. What would you do if you had a choise to build a losi 8ight t 2.0 Would you A. put a sick nitro engine and pipe on it and make it a nice nitro or would you B. set it up brushless and make a sick e truggy out of it? Any opinions are fine.
Replies are probably going to be biased because of where this is posted but it depends. Do you plan on racing or bashing? Which class is available if so? Do you want the maintenance of nitro, or the easy of use and power of electric? 8th scale Truggy is still big here, and E-Truggy is just taking off. If it were me, I'd do the Nitro truggy but that would be for racing. It's a really awesome class, and electric truggy just isn't big enough everywhere.
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Thanks for your opinion. I also posted this in the nitro offroad forums not to make it a double post but because i didnt know where to post it. Im all ears guys lol
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Simple, get both
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Simple, get both
Lol that would be nice

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I have both and if you are running at the track I prefer nitro because I don't have a ton of batteries and its easier to refuel then change a pack. If you have a lot of packs and mostly bash, electric would be the way to go.
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Nitro not good for bashing? I seem to see that electric is better for bashing alot. I just like nitro cause i love the sound and whatnot. But i also like electric.

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If you can get one the losi 2.0 is currently going for 299 for the kit. They just announced 3.0 late last night. So if you can get one of the 2.0 kits from amain or nitrohouse go for it.
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O ok thanks. They came out with a losi 8ight t 3.0 too?
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Originally Posted by Rcjunky2002 View Post
O ok thanks. They came out with a losi 8ight t 3.0 too?


No.
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Build it electric. I won a 30 min nitro main last year with 1 battery swap. Electric is cleaner and easier (yes I am biased).
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Build it electric. I won a 30 min nitro main last year with 1 battery swap. Electric is cleaner and easier (yes I am biased).
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I love electrics. No mess no fuss just fun!
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I would do the electric... just because i don't know sh&t about nitro...
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i think electric is much cleaner and much easier as well but nitro is my think.. always has been. time will tell what will happen tho i guess..
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I would expect losi to release the new 8ight-e 3.0 with a chassis similar to the new SCTE chassis with a lower COG due to no plate to cover nitro holes, maybe even the same layout changes as seen on the SCTE.

Just my 2c, it would be a waste and almost funny if they didn't.
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