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Old 12-23-2003, 05:45 PM   #1
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I have a XXXS G+ and I have found that the stock front bumper is worthless but they they make a extra ridged one thats much better but still not that great. Does anyone know of any after market parts such as a bumper brace made by anyone? I am gettng tired of front end parts breaking along with shock shafts. Thanks

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Old 12-23-2003, 05:50 PM   #2
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Ratzas makes a carbon fiber front brace for the xxx-s.

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Old 12-23-2003, 05:58 PM   #3
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hey thanks, that looks like it should really help, anyone tried one?
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Old 12-23-2003, 06:01 PM   #4
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Haven't tried it crazynut, sorry.
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Old 12-23-2003, 06:04 PM   #5
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Dude it's bumper, not bumber.
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Old 12-23-2003, 06:06 PM   #6
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not a bad price for it, $5.95 but they want $6 and some change to ship just us mail! thats crazy!
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Old 12-23-2003, 06:10 PM   #7
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LOL sorry my bad, I know better, just a little out of it. Thanks though
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Old 12-23-2003, 06:22 PM   #8
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Default Re: Losi Front bumper!

I know this sounds a little crude. But when I ran a Losi I took a stock bumper drilled through the post holes the same diameter as the post's. flip it upside down and slid it on top of the foam. Then I figured out what needed to be trimed off, cut it and then used some med cap screws to secure it. It holds up real good but not as nice looking as that carbon fiber job
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I have a XXXS G+ and I have found that the stock front bumper is worthless but they they make a extra ridged one thats much better but still not that great. Does anyone know of any after market parts such as a bumper brace made by anyone? I am gettng tired of front end parts breaking along with shock shafts. Thanks

I use the Losi clear bumper brace in conjuction with the bumpers that come with the G+... i used to use the BRP also, but that made the car pretty front heavy, but, all those bumpers combined surely made my G+ front end pretty bullet proof.
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I can fabricate a custom fron bumper brace for alot of cars. I machine them and I run them. They are very strong. The bumpers for the XXX-S are bolting into 4 holes instead of 2 and they protect the car great. PM me for more information. I will make one for cheap and if it breaks, well, you must of hit something pretty hard to break one of mine. It changes some mounting of the bottom bumper, however it doesn't affect handling.
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I think the Losi bumper is perfect. No problems with it at all.

I think its better using the original than the Kydex brace that Trinity make for it
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CrazyNut-Are you using the whole XXX-S G+ bumper setup? I think that it works great. As for the graphite brace made by Ratzas.....be careful...we ran something like that at first and I sheared off body mounts and broke a few diff covers.
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I've never had any problems with my aluminum one. It runs perfect and makes the front end bulletproof. I like it alot. Well, then again, I run the all composite car on asphalt and almost never break ANY parts.
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My G+ bumper works great. If you use an aluminum bumper somethighn else will just break.
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If you don't hit many walls than you won't break parts. I only use the brace to keep the body posts together. If I hit a wall it never breaks anything.
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