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Old 05-06-2019, 11:04 AM
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ooph. Hey bro I have had that happen before with buggy and truggy, I ended up thinking it wasn’t broke and just flexed and it kept happening. Finally I inspected the arm really well and noticed a crack on the molding hiding the crack so well I actually had to bend the arm back toward the rear arm to expose the crack inside the hingpin holders. So I would inspect the molding line at the very inner part of the arm, mine cracked upfront. I wouldn’t have seen it if I didn’t physically flex the arm while it was all together.

on my truggy it happened similar but the crack was a bit more noticeable but I still let it slip my eye and the second time it happened it broke the ball completely off the driveline and mangled the cup. So letting it go and fixing it when it pops out is a bad idea, eventually it will cause more problems like it did me.
wow, hey Matt, thanks a ton! I will definitely be inspecting that thing SUPER close now! You might have just saved me some really serious headaches. So thanks! Yeah, I almost assume it HAD to be broke somewhere, seems impossible it could come out like that if nothing was broke.
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Old 05-07-2019, 12:23 PM
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Quick question about the shocks. Vented shocks are different from bladder and emulsion? I understand emulsion but is vented like running the bladder without a fixed amount of air in the bladder?

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Old 05-08-2019, 08:07 PM
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Vented is you leave the screw out of the cap
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Old 05-10-2019, 01:32 PM
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Vented is you leave the screw out of the cap

....with bladders installed. (Obvious, but just in case someone is new to hobby)
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Old 05-10-2019, 02:13 PM
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I want to try this version of the 8ight, but before I make my purchase are their any updates or option parts recommended that help on the performance of the car. Thanks for all the guidance and help.
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Old 05-12-2019, 10:50 AM
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I want to try this version of the 8ight, but before I make my purchase are their any updates or option parts recommended that help on the performance of the car. Thanks for all the guidance and help.
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Old 05-21-2019, 02:29 PM
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The set-up sheets say front shock length is 109.25mm. How is this measured ? I can not get that. Also 119.00mm rear shock length is not achievable unless I am missing something.
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Center of the upper bolt to center of the lower bolt
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The set-up sheets say front shock length is 109.25mm. How is this measured ? I can not get that. Also 119.00mm rear shock length is not achievable unless I am missing something.
Look on the set up sheet and see which lower mounting position on the arm that the shock is installed. Then the shock length (center to center) will determine the amount of droop the driver was using. (It will vary approx 4.5mm inside hole to outside hole.)
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Has anyone come from a Mbx8 to the X. If so, how would you compare the 2.
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