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Old 04-26-2014, 06:33 PM   #31
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I had 2 JRX-S (non R version) that I was going to run in VTA, but didn't see an easy way to make a hard case lipo fit without a bunch of work, so I sold them. I currently run a XXX-S and I'm reasonably competitive with it, my driving skills are the limiting factor for sure. Quite a few guys at my local track are surprised I'm running something so old and some guys have never seen one before. But thanks to Losi not running on-road any more, I'm slowly switching over to a modern, lighter car. I already have an Xray T2 008 for a USGT car and once I receive some parts I have an Xray T2 007 that's going to take over VTA duties. It's too bad, I've ran Losi since the JRX2 was released back in the day.
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Old 04-26-2014, 11:45 PM   #32
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Losi need to make this, narrow it and job done.



Theres your modern sedan layout by gil losi in 2000. He should have stuck with the plate car.
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Old 04-27-2014, 10:53 AM   #33
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There are lots of rounded packs out there that can easily compete with the brick packs in the Spec Classes: lrp 4300mah rounded, etc..... Too many racers following others, and throwing away their beloved tc cars , to regret it later !!!!
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I had 2 JRX-S (non R version) that I was going to run in VTA, but didn't see an easy way to make a hard case lipo fit without a bunch of work, so I sold them. I currently run a XXX-S and I'm reasonably competitive with it, my driving skills are the limiting factor for sure. Quite a few guys at my local track are surprised I'm running something so old and some guys have never seen one before. But thanks to Losi not running on-road any more, I'm slowly switching over to a modern, lighter car. I already have an Xray T2 008 for a USGT car and once I receive some parts I have an Xray T2 007 that's going to take over VTA duties. It's too bad, I've ran Losi since the JRX2 was released back in the day.
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Old 04-27-2014, 06:39 PM   #34
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My sons and I realize that a Losi TC is only a dream. My eldest is heading off for an engineering degree at an Ivy League school in the fall ( Cornell ) along with a CNC program to try to make a CF single belt TC. He's even going to use XXX-S arms and pivot blocks....a sort of "If Losi made it today" project. I wish him luck. In the mean time with a drill press, dremel tool and a few years as a machinist, we're trying to keep a small fleet of blingy XXX-Ss going & growing



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Old 04-27-2014, 07:29 PM   #35
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If nothing else, there seems to be sentiment and fond memories. I wish Losi would realize it come through for some of their oldest fans; supporters from back in the day. They could do it if they wanted to. I wish they would see that it is quite possibly lucrative.
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:38 PM   #36
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I doubt there is a business case with the handful of die hards that would buy a Losi.

With 17 or so TC kits already on the market unless TC picks up considerably I see a tough future ahead for quite a few brands.
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:36 AM   #37
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It's too bad I'm sure if they came up with something good people would buy them. I ran one when the Type R came out (i owned at least 4 of them). that was an awesome car.
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Reviving an old thread....
I bought a Losi JRX-S Type R about a year ago and it is still sitting in the box it shipped in, ill get to cleaning it up at some point and putting in electronics.

But....
I was just curious today if they would be coming out with any other Touring car, latest rumors or news?
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Reviving an old thread....
I bought a Losi JRX-S Type R about a year ago and it is still sitting in the box it shipped in, ill get to cleaning it up at some point and putting in electronics.

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I was just curious today if they would be coming out with any other Touring car, latest rumors or news?
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Honestly, as much as I love touring cars and on-road in general, I don't see it happening. There are so many on the market already, and off-road is currently much more popular than on-road. If that changes and on-road picks up again, then maybe. But even then I wouldn't bet on it.
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