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Old 05-30-2015, 05:30 PM
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i guess this situation doesnt really apply to you guys being that you can run the protoform body...but your competion is having a set back...ofna discontinued their onroad kits...gtp2e,dm1,gtv,gtp2e all of them...kyosho drivers dont have to worry about where theyre going to get their next body bc they changed their wheelbases about a year ago...as for the older kyosho's they are in the same boat...and dont forget parts support...
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Old 06-06-2015, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Darnall View Post
The Revo springs go up to 36.5 lb/in.
They fit the GTR/XO-1 shocks.



Glad the parts are rolling in. Looking forward to seeing it come together.
I'm currently running jato dbl purples ....all i know is they are the heaviest for the xo1...they have a 2.3 rate...but traxxas has so many different ways they rate their springs i cant figure which ones are next up in the line....i need them to be a little longer and stiffer but not by much....
i have a 1/8 scale 2wd slash....i can only run 12.25" wide bodies...no protoforms...heck i cant even run a sct body anymore...good thing i race dirt oval....but anyways spring help please.. and thanks in advance.....
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Just need a X01 rear wing for PF8 body
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Old 06-21-2015, 06:14 PM
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I'm reading a lot about the tires you all are using and have a suggestion if you can convert over to using 1/8th scale tires. I tried using my Tekno SCT410 truck, which is basically an 1/8th scale buggy in truck clothing. I had already switched out the hubs to run the 1/8th scale tires before I started to run it on road. I eventually bought a used OFNA RTR chassis, not because of any big issues with the truck, but mainly because I was too lazy to fabricate a front bumper to keep the body from dragging. But I digress. If you can get those 17mm 1/8scale hubs, get some GRP tires. They come in either slicks or treaded versions. Trust me these are awesome tires! I switched from Sweeps to GRPs and went from a so so car to a TQ and A main winning car in the same day - no other changes and actually out qualified all but one of the 1/8th scale nitro GT cars that day with my electric GT car. After the race I took the tires off and balanced them; only one tire needed any weight to bring it into balance and it required only a very minimal amount of clay to bring it into balance. A very small sample size I know, but I'm impressed.

PS I'm just an old fart who loves racing and I have no association with GRP (or anyone else) - I just like these tires!

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Old 06-22-2015, 12:16 AM
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+1 on grps, they make the Sweeps look like drift tyres where I race!

Has anyone done a GT light on an Inferno GT2? It doesn't feel too much heavier than my EB48SL and I figure if I retain the 2 speed and mechanical brakes it'd lessen the motor and esc load
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Originally Posted by nexxus View Post
+1 on grps, they make the Sweeps look like drift tyres where I race!

Has anyone done a GT light on an Inferno GT2? It doesn't feel too much heavier than my EB48SL and I figure if I retain the 2 speed and mechanical brakes it'd lessen the motor and esc load
You should have a look at PMTs which a even better.

Probably same distance again as between Sweep and GRP.

At least one second down during most of our tests compared with GRP.
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Where can I find them? Seems the Australian importer only brings in the pit bike tyres
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Can anyone suggest where I can buy the complete GT8 kit?
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Old 11-10-2015, 02:06 PM
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Can anyone suggest where I can buy the complete GT8 kit?
I think your best bet is to search the RC TECH marketplace or Ebay for one.
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What is the best way to set the droop on a converted traxxas rally gt8 light?
The only way I can come up with is to place spacers inside the shock to limit the length, is there a better and quicker way to do it?
Any other sugestions!
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Does the STRC GT-8 kit fit the Traxxas Rally?

Also, what is the purpose of the STRC GT-8 kit? Is it simply to reduce ride height or does it offer other benefits?

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Old 12-19-2017, 05:30 AM
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Somebody has to know! Are you guys still building these?

And does anybody know who makes the wheels seen in this photo below?


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I got my STRC GT-8 kit.



They also sent me a ton of free stuff. These days most companies are too cheap to even include a sticker. Shadow Hobbies sent me a bunch of business cards coozie, keychain, pen and a screwdriver. The screwdriver holds a special place because my grandfather, who was a mechanic, used to carry one of these in his shirt pocket and he never took it out.

Sadly, soon after I placed this order I got an email from Shadow Hobbies saying they were robbed of over $20,000 worth of stuff. :thumbdown:

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Somebody has to know! Are you guys still building these?

And does anybody know who makes the wheels seen in this photo below?


Those are Losi 4wd scte wheels with panther slicks
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Old 12-27-2017, 05:28 AM
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Those are Losi 4wd scte wheels with panther slicks
Thanks a lot!
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