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Old 11-17-2019, 03:35 AM
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Anyone have any idea when the truggy will be coming???
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:38 AM
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Anyone have any idea when the truggy will be coming???
I would LOVE to know this as well!!
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Old 11-19-2019, 10:46 AM
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Can anyone advise me on whats wrong here? When I attach the throttle arm to the horn in the correct position, it hits the servo casing. I have it on top, but its wrong, it should be on the bottom of the horn. However, my angle is perfectly straight when attached up top too. Is there any harm in running it like this? How can this be prevented? Thank you so much for any info that you guys can provide. Rctech has been a lifesaver throughout this build.
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Old 11-20-2019, 04:25 AM
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Can anyone advise me on whats wrong here? When I attach the throttle arm to the horn in the correct position, it hits the servo casing. I have it on top, but its wrong, it should be on the bottom of the horn. However, my angle is perfectly straight when attached up top too. Is there any harm in running it like this? How can this be prevented? Thank you so much for any info that you guys can provide. Rctech has been a lifesaver throughout this build.
You could place a small washer/shim in between the horn and servo splined output shaft. Done it before. Just can be a pain to find that small of a spacer.
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Old 11-20-2019, 07:50 AM
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I used a dremel to sand off enough of the plastic and the screw so it didn't hit. Ran it all last year with no problems. I took the nub off so there is no raised area on the bottom.
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Old 11-20-2019, 12:43 PM
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Thank you guys for the helpful info! I will attempt to find a shim that size. If I cant find one, then ill start sanding it down like Sancho recommended.
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Does anybody knows if there's a conversion kit to turn the nitro version to electric?
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Old 11-21-2019, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by zebramanhc View Post
i'm also from portugal. Unfortunatly, there's only like 5 drivers using the X. I drove it all the season, if you want some setup sheets or any other opinions and setup tips, i can provide them.
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Hello my friend !! Thanks very much and i Will contact you to Share info and tips!!

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Does anybody knows if there's a conversion kit to turn the nitro version to electric?
No. Its call the 8ight XE
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You can set up throttle linkages however you want. Inline with the carb barrel and as straight a pull as possible are what you're looking for, the rest is irrelevant for the most part. There are differences in carb positioning between different engine brands and sizes, so a "one size fits all" servo linkage isn't really a possibility.
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Old 11-29-2019, 01:16 PM
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Anybody try the universal axles yet?
I have been wondering this too! Amain states " These driveshafts are a great alternative to the stock CVA's for particular applications. For use in the front or rear." Well what are the "particular applications"? I like the ease of use with the universals, but curious how they would effect performance. More on-demand power to the wheels? If so, id imagine it would be nice for a heavily blue grooved track. Anyone have any first hand experience?
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I have been wondering this too! Amain states " These driveshafts are a great alternative to the stock CVA's for particular applications. For use in the front or rear." Well what are the "particular applications"? I like the ease of use with the universals, but curious how they would effect performance. More on-demand power to the wheels? If so, id imagine it would be nice for a heavily blue grooved track. Anyone have any first hand experience?
We run the universals in the front of the buggy. Front only. CVAs in the rear are more grip..
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IIRC, one of the “In Touch with TLR” episodes where they talk about the 8ight-X discusses Universal vs. CVD in pretty good detail. David Ronnefalk also recently discussed it in one of his YouTube vlogs as it pertains to the HB, so the effects should be similar.
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