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Old 07-21-2019, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by xlrsd View Post

yep, that is the only option Iíve considered. Ok cool. Anyway, think it might be worth considering just letting TLR know of this issue? All it would take is a slight resizing of the diff mount to fix this, maybe 2mm off that side, and it would be perfect. BecUse I know Iím not the only one with this issue.
Don't waste your breath, just my 2 cents.
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Old 07-21-2019, 07:31 PM
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Don't waste your breath, just my 2 cents.
haha fair enough
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Gents......anyone having issues with their throttle link not lining up straight with the carb?? Unfortunately, Iím deployed overseas, and canít take a pic at this time. But I am almost certain I have everything installed right, and the center diff/servo mount only goes in one way, but it is ďoff-canterĒ to the servo link. And the throttle link not straight, and is pulling at an angle. Anyone else had this issue?? And if so, how did you fix?
is there any chance you could use a small spacer and space down the throttle linkage from the underside of the servo horn??
The other idea is using engine shims Iíve seen some o n-road guys use to space up the engine a hair.
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Old 07-22-2019, 09:56 PM
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is there any chance you could use a small spacer and space down the throttle linkage from the underside of the servo horn??
The other idea is using engine shims Iíve seen some o n-road guys use to space up the engine a hair.
thatís actually not a bad idea. I might give that a try! Good call, thanks!
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Old 07-23-2019, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by xlrsd View Post

thatís actually not a bad idea. I might give that a try! Good call, thanks!
For the throttle servo, make sure to use the 2mm shims to raise the servo. The servo case is the standard size, but the ears on each servo sits at a different height.
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Old 07-23-2019, 10:11 PM
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For the throttle servo, make sure to use the 2mm shims to raise the servo. The servo case is the standard size, but the ears on each servo sits at a different height.
but that was part of the problem. When I originally built it, I had the 2mm shims in, and it had an even worse angle. So I had to take the shims out all together, and there is still an angle, even with no shims. If your moving from the throttle servo arm, to the carb ball link, there is about a 10-15 degree angle downwards still. Iíve been racking my brain looking st what else could be wrong, but the throttle servo still appears to be sitting too high, even with no shims.
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OK, need your opinion(s). I have 2 new sets of 5mm x 45mm and 2 new sets of 5mm x 55mm titanium turnbuckles from another buggy and I was thinking of trying to make them work on my X and XE. Since the actual turnbuckles for the buggies are 4.5mm wide, do you guys think that I can possibly fit them in the stock rod ends without reaming them out a little. It would save me $60 for each set of X/XE specific Ti turnbuckles. Worth a try??
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OK, need your opinion(s). I have 2 new sets of 5mm x 45mm and 2 new sets of 5mm x 55mm titanium turnbuckles from another buggy and I was thinking of trying to make them work on my X and XE. Since the actual turnbuckles for the buggies are 4.5mm wide, do you guys think that I can possibly fit them in the stock rod ends without reaming them out a little. It would save me $60 for each set of X/XE specific Ti turnbuckles. Worth a try??
Iíd just keep the original turnbuckles other than trying to get the wrong thing to fit. Iíd be worried about the rod ends breaking at the worst possible time!
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Old 07-29-2019, 10:18 PM
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Looking at picking up a 8ight x any suggestions what option parts and spares to buy since most of my old parts wonít transfer over? Running a fairly bumpy and loose out door track. Thanks
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Old 07-30-2019, 11:05 AM
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Looking at picking up a 8ight x any suggestions what option parts and spares to buy since most of my old parts wonít transfer over? Running a fairly bumpy and loose out door track. Thanks
I would suggest 20* castor blocks, universals for the front, violet, blue front and red rear evo springs. E buggy front tower has more camber link adjustments. Maybe some 8 hole pistons, some drivers like them over the 5 hole. I run the 8 hole MIP pistons.
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Old 07-30-2019, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by xlrsd View Post

but that was part of the problem. When I originally built it, I had the 2mm shims in, and it had an even worse angle. So I had to take the shims out all together, and there is still an angle, even with no shims. If your moving from the throttle servo arm, to the carb ball link, there is about a 10-15 degree angle downwards still. Iíve been racking my brain looking st what else could be wrong, but the throttle servo still appears to be sitting too high, even with no shims.
There isnt any issues with this set up. I suggest showing a pic.
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I'm definitely having a hard time choosing between the MP10 and 8ight X. I am currently running a D817v2 that i grabbed on here used. I really want to build a new kit!!! decisions decisions
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I'm definitely having a hard time choosing between the MP10 and 8ight X. I am currently running a D817v2 that i grabbed on here used. I really want to build a new kit!!! decisions decisions
Go with the X, in my opinion. Best all around that I have driven,
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Whatís everyoneís go to spring/piston setup been on the 8ight-x?
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Old 08-18-2019, 04:11 PM
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Mugen 8.75 front and 10.25 rear
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