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Old 05-25-2005, 08:30 AM   #5476
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As a huge fan of Losi I was as anxious for the new car to come out as anyone. I witnessed firsthand how the car performed at the Snowbirds. Locally sales have been so dismal that the hobby shop here is sending six brand new kits back to Horizon because of lackluster or NO sales. Can Todd shed some insight as to sales? I really want this car to succeed, but question how it stacks up in terms of sales and wins. One usaully helps drive the other........Has Losi won a premiere event yet with the JRXS?
I was/am in the same boat. I did see the car run at Cleveland last year and quite frankly, it was my opinion that this would be THE car to have (at least on carpet- but to me, thats all that matters). I have also heard NUMEROUS "rumors" that "this or that" team guy left because the car doesnt work.. I have also noticed that some races it just seemed to miss the boat (LRP race).

i also had the oppourtuntiy to drive one the week after cleveland and well, it was OK. I say OK because it drove well, but didnt feel revolutionary as I expected. This could just be the owner of the cars preferances in setup....

Now primarily, the reason I havnt bought one was because of personal issues causing me to just not WANT the car. Did I like another car more? No. I just didnt want anything to do with it. I have since gotten over it and today I should be receiving my JRXS... and with any luck, I can make it faster than my XXXS was.

As far as sales go... hopefully meester Hodge has an answer.. but in my opinion, there are a LOT of pro level chassis out there, too many to choose from. This may be a factor as well as the fact that it is probably the most tuneable chassis and to some, that could be a deterrant. I can see it being VERY easy to get off track with this car.

Time will tell.. im pretty confident that i will get this car around a track as well as I would any other car.

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Old 05-25-2005, 08:44 AM   #5477
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As far as sales go... hopefully meester Hodge has an answer.. but in my opinion, there are a LOT of pro level chassis out there, too many to choose from. This may be a factor as well as the fact that it is probably the most tuneable chassis and to some, that could be a deterrant. I can see it being VERY easy to get off track with this car.

//KBpower
So true-the JRXS is highly tuneable and very responsive to changes I have found-but with any car like this-its as tuneable as it is tuneoutable.

Ahh-for example-I just realized I had the front downtravel stops set at 2mm-because I changed antidive but didnt back the screws out.......But-lets hope I have stored that away in the grey matter and dont make that mistake again.

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Old 05-25-2005, 09:21 AM   #5478
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The trays should be hitting shops in a few weeks.
Any chance we can get a early look at a production unit?
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I was/am in the same boat. I did see the car run at Cleveland last year and quite frankly, it was my opinion that this would be THE car to have (at least on carpet- but to me, thats all that matters). I have also heard NUMEROUS "rumors" that "this or that" team guy left because the car doesnt work.. I have also noticed that some races it just seemed to miss the boat (LRP race).

i also had the oppourtuntiy to drive one the week after cleveland and well, it was OK. I say OK because it drove well, but didnt feel revolutionary as I expected. This could just be the owner of the cars preferances in setup....

Now primarily, the reason I havnt bought one was because of personal issues causing me to just not WANT the car. Did I like another car more? No. I just didnt want anything to do with it. I have since gotten over it and today I should be receiving my JRXS... and with any luck, I can make it faster than my XXXS was.

As far as sales go... hopefully meester Hodge has an answer.. but in my opinion, there are a LOT of pro level chassis out there, too many to choose from. This may be a factor as well as the fact that it is probably the most tuneable chassis and to some, that could be a deterrant. I can see it being VERY easy to get off track with this car.

Time will tell.. im pretty confident that i will get this car around a track as well as I would any other car.

//KBpower
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You will love it dude. If you run into ?'s hit me up. I've got some decent carpet set up's to start with also.... [email protected]

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Old 05-25-2005, 11:51 AM   #5480
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Yeah, well said ray. The car is extremely tunable. Anyone who considers themselves a setup freak will thoroughly enjoy this car. It's very rewarding to work with. Time will show just how capable this car is, IMHO.
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Old 05-25-2005, 12:44 PM   #5481
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Any chance we can get a early look at a production unit?
Darkseid--How is your car driving? I'm just wondering how you like its handling. Also, do you guys race at the Hobby Town up there ? Later .

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Old 05-25-2005, 01:06 PM   #5482
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You will love it dude. If you run into ?'s hit me up. I've got some decent carpet set up's to start with also.... [email protected]

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Yah, definately... i appreciate it. And I am positive I will love it. I have yet to own a piece of TL that I didnt. Unfortunately, i usually go faster with cars i HATE LMAO... i.e. TC3 or Xray. This one will do the trick im sure

I have run into a question... I ordered the thing from platinum last thursday, why isnt here in Toledo yet??? I mean, im all of 2 hrs away. Had I known i would be waiting like a chump i would have drove down.

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Old 05-25-2005, 02:23 PM   #5483
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Got my brackets today. Cannot wait to try them out Saturday.

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Got my brackets today. Cannot wait to try them out Saturday.

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Great to hear it! I have only run them with the Hodge set-up and a few changes so you may want to use it as a reference.

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Old 05-25-2005, 04:18 PM   #5485
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where can I get these brackets?

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Old 05-25-2005, 04:21 PM   #5486
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Keith--I have been making them for a lot of guys on here over the past week. Do you need a set? P.M me or just post here and let me know if I can help.

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Hey Greg Sharp, You running those brackets or getting a set soon?
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Old 05-25-2005, 05:11 PM   #5488
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Keith--I have been making them for a lot of guys on here over the past week. Do you need a set? P.M me or just post here and let me know if I can help.

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Some metal scarps and a dremel.
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Some metal scarps and a dremel.

yah i suppose... or even CF... but two hours of my life is worth far more to me than the price of the part
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