R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-16-2005, 03:52 PM   #61
Tech Elite
 
warpig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Cornfield, Nebraska
Posts: 2,862
Trader Rating: 7 (100%+)
Default

It is irrelevant who wins nationals based on brand of car.

You could always go with the "cool" factor.. The B4 looks cooler..
warpig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2005, 03:53 PM   #62
Registered User
 
losirunner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: If it aint broke, fix it till it is....
Posts: 1,593
Send a message via AIM to losirunner Send a message via MSN to losirunner Send a message via Yahoo to losirunner
Default

EXACTLY!!! You never know who is going to win.. it all comes down to driving perfect at the right time. Anyone can do it(well, not anyone, but u now what im talkin about..)
losirunner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2005, 04:43 PM   #63
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NW Arkansas
Posts: 403
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Didn't AE win everything at the stock nats recently?
Manning is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2005, 04:50 PM   #64
Registered User
 
losirunner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: If it aint broke, fix it till it is....
Posts: 1,593
Send a message via AIM to losirunner Send a message via MSN to losirunner Send a message via Yahoo to losirunner
Default

i believe so, but didnt losi do the same last yr with the same cars....? And the uear b4???

Lets not turn this into a battle between Losi and Associated. Both parties are amzing. It all comes down to what you want. I personally have both.

There ya go, just buy em both!
losirunner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2005, 08:22 PM   #65
TLRacing
 
Frank Root's Avatar
R/C Tech Elite Subscriber
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Corona, CA, USA
Posts: 5,438
Trader Rating: 25 (100%+)
Default

AE did sweep the stock nats, well sort of.. 2wd - B4 4wd - BJ4 Truck - T4.
But, that's not to say the car was better. The guys that won are very good drivers. One won a stock national previously and the other TQ'ed a round of Factory Mod Truck and the Reedy Truck Race last month. Maybe just maybe the drivers had something to do with that .
As far as I see it, the factory guys run the B4 FT practically stock, where the Losi factory guys are not (we'll leaving it at that). I find it easier to get set-up help when they are using the same car. Just my .02
__________________
Frank Root -- TLR Project Manager
Twitter - @FrankRoot FB - facebook.com/FrankRootTLR
Team Losi Racing (TLR) - Team Orion - Spektrum - JConcepts - Horizon Hobby - Stick It 1 - Sticky Kicks - Bradley's Fine Line Designs - liverc.com - OCRC Raceway - Tuning Haus - Pacific Coast Hobbies - RIP
Frank Root is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2005, 09:37 PM   #66
Tech Master
 
lazarus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New England
Posts: 1,128
Trader Rating: 11 (100%+)
Default I thought ?

I thought the original question was to which buggy to get? Anyone even mention the "BEST" one, the Kyosho ZX5? Nuff said, lol
lazarus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2005, 09:38 PM   #67
Registered User
 
losirunner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: If it aint broke, fix it till it is....
Posts: 1,593
Send a message via AIM to losirunner Send a message via MSN to losirunner Send a message via Yahoo to losirunner
Default

zactly... ZX5 bby...

wait.. i run the Xxx4..
go with whatever ur heart tells ya my man..


i think we scared the dude off... lol
losirunner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2005, 06:10 AM   #68
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NW Arkansas
Posts: 403
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

As for the "AE sweeping the stock nats" comment, I was just stirring the pot in a good natured sort of way, hence the smiley.....

Most everybody around here runs Losi stuff. I'm one of the minorities running AE.
Manning is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2005, 02:41 PM   #69
Tech Adept
 
beerbarron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Michigan
Posts: 218
Default

Thanks everyone who posted. I think we can let this one die now.
beerbarron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2005, 02:44 PM   #70
Tech Elite
 
warpig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Cornfield, Nebraska
Posts: 2,862
Trader Rating: 7 (100%+)
Default

NEVER!! bwahaha
warpig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2005, 06:57 PM   #71
Tech Master
 
Team Duratrax's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: NSW, Albury/Wodonga
Posts: 1,674
Send a message via MSN to Team Duratrax
Default

Have a look at some of the "BK2 vs B4" threads on www.rc10b4.com

I know you already have the impression that being an Associated forum, everyone will be biased towards the B4. That's not case at all! There are many BK2 drivers on those boards and many that respect the BK2. Also, from looking at the Italy results. The top 6 placings were all B4's.

One thing I don't like about Losi is their habit of using older parts from previous models. It shouldn't be this way at all. New products are always an improvement over the original, not a downgrade. After all, that's why manufacturers produce new products as they are an 'improvement'.
Team Duratrax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2005, 09:10 PM   #72
Tech Regular
 
"Spanky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Long Island
Posts: 340
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

after watching the friday night races and watching some REALLY good drivers go head to head with a nubmer of B4's and BK2's it seems that the B4 is dominating the buggy scene. Even the factory losi team drivers switched over to the B4 to hang with the front runners of the pack. I am not saying that because i favor associated because i switched over to losi for truck reasons, but after watching some serious 19 second laps when i do buy a buggy it's gonna be the B
__________________
Brendan a.k.a. "Spanky"
TEAM LOSI 22SCT ..... 22T 2.0 ..... 22 2.0
Orion----Promatch Racing----Spektrum---Proline---Island Raceway
"Gone But Not Forgotten" --- RC10T, RC10T3, RCTc4, XRay007, XXT, XXTcrGraphitePlus, XXXT, XXXTMF, XXXTMF2----
"Spanky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2005, 09:16 PM   #73
Tech Addict
 
Rysuleod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 578
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tyreman
I personally use the rebuildable crosses but you don't have to have them, i'm 99% sure the old universal joint comes with the axle, as for steel v alu go for the aluminium as the wear is practically non existant I have been running them in my car for the past year on high grip astroturf in modified and there is no wear on them, unlike the wear you get on alu cvd's, as long as they are the losi BK2 axle spacers they will be fine I only put that down as someone asked the same question as you are asking on part numbers.
I'm holding the parts in my hand. I remember going though this same discussion on this board about the same parts when I was going to go from CVDs to Universals.

To make a pair of steel universals:
1 x LOSA3027 Univ Bearing Cross-Rebuildable (pr.) <-- note 2 in package
2 x LOSA3015 Rear axle
2 x LOSA3089 Dogbone
Rysuleod is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ARR Losi 8ight Electric Conversion buggy or similar converted buggy Cain R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 3 09-17-2007 10:53 PM
*LIKE NEW LOSI 8IGHT BUGGY AND TRUGGY, 3PKS w/FASST, NINJA .21, 21-5,LOSI BOX, * MattP R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 12 09-16-2007 12:33 PM
Team Losi XX buggy Parts lot, almost a complete buggy! WheelNut R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 0 10-09-2005 10:37 PM
for sale NEW losi buggy and truck tires and some used buggy rims kvrc R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 2 09-05-2005 07:46 AM
Losi IFMAR Pin 4wd Fronts and Losi Step Pins Buggy Cain R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 2 02-04-2005 02:51 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 07:34 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net