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Old 05-15-2018, 01:14 PM
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I run on a typical dusty and bumpy (with some holes :-)) track of Europe. Could I use the rear shocks on the front side? Why the front ones, being big, are ahorter than the rear ones?
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Ps The JQ is a new car and I assume that there is a good reason to have the same approach for the size of the shocks as others but I don t know which it is.
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Old 05-15-2018, 01:16 PM
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Yesterday I finished my Grey Edition





Would love to swap out the motor for a black/grey one but I guess it's stupid to change the motor just because of the color
Very cool! Which is the servo arm you are using?
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Old 05-16-2018, 03:53 AM
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It's an original one from Savöx. Got it a while back when I bought a Mugen
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Originally Posted by kurobox View Post
I run on a typical dusty and bumpy (with some holes :-)) track of Europe. Could I use the rear shocks on the front side? Why the front ones, being big, are ahorter than the rear ones?
thanks a lot!

Ps The JQ is a new car and I assume that there is a good reason to have the same approach for the size of the shocks as others but I don t know which it is.
Every 1/8 buggy has longer shocks in the rear. This is due to a few reasons such as a 53% rearward weight distribution, but we've tested using the rear shocks with custom shock towers on the front end before and the stock front shocks ended up being better.
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Every 1/8 buggy has longer shocks in the rear. This is due to a few reasons such as a 53% rearward weight distribution, but we've tested using the rear shocks with custom shock towers on the front end before and the stock front shocks ended up being better.
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Any GE in stock anywhere? Anybody have a clean used one for sale?
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Any GE in stock anywhere? Anybody have a clean used one for sale?
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Old 06-01-2018, 12:01 AM
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This is a very nice quality kit to put together. Well done JQ and the team!
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Very good on track today. I like how it drives and handles. Need to upgrade my hw non sensored combo, this car deserves better!
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Old 06-06-2018, 12:56 AM
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Hope it's ok to post one more pic
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Old 06-20-2018, 07:29 AM
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@MikaR: aren't you scared that your motor cables get stuck in the center diff gear?
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I put a zip tie to secure them and after several packs their still there fine, luckily
A very durable car. One minor thing is that I couldn't take out the center diff without removing the rear holder (2 screws) from the bottom..maybe it's just me?
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Ah okay, let's hope it wont happen anytime soon
I really love mine! I was driving the Losi 8ight-E 3.0, 4.0 and the Mugen MBX7R Eco before and this is the best car out of the box, at least for me. Only had to replace one arm after a reeeeally hard crash on full speed, so that't totally fine with me
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Default WTB GREY EDITON

i know this is not a for sale thread but couldn’t find one in there so I figured this was the next best place to look. Anyone out there willing to part with a grey edition?
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Ah okay, let's hope it wont happen anytime soon
I really love mine! I was driving the Losi 8ight-E 3.0, 4.0 and the Mugen MBX7R Eco before and this is the best car out of the box, at least for me. Only had to replace one arm after a reeeeally hard crash on full speed, so that't totally fine with me
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