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Old 12-07-2008, 06:57 AM
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those are about 10 bucks cheaper at amain?
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Old 12-07-2008, 07:13 AM
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Just received a RC8T and I have raced the RC8 for a year, are there any parts ont the truggy that are a must to hop up? thanks
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Old 12-07-2008, 07:17 AM
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ive been reading up all over the place on the truck and havent seen anything thats a must.
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:41 PM
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Quick ques? How are you all shimming the diffs to start? I tried one on each side per manual,but it feels not so smooth.
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i cleaned all the stock grease out of my bearings and it uses the stock one on each side.. after blowing ou the bearings and some lube my truck spins like a 1/10 touring car..
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Old 12-08-2008, 03:31 AM
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Build it with one on each side. After you run it one time it will feel smooth.
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thanks for the help guys.
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:57 PM
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Ok, so i just got a firioni Vario 3 shoe clutch set up for my Rc8T off A Main, and i looked under the AE hop up section to find it, and upon putting it on my JX .21 it looks way wrong, due to the fact that the AE bell doesnt cover the shoes all the way, is there something I'm missing? I was going to mill the nut down, but this would not allow enough clearence, it rubs the bell on the shoe post, any help would be great, thanks
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Old 12-09-2008, 07:01 PM
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I just bought an RC8T after reading a few posts and much deliberation

What offset is this Truggy? Standard?

I was thinkinging of the same old Bow-Fighter thing. Anyone else have some good recomendations? I race at the Nitro Pit in Arizona if anyone goes.
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Mugen,
There is an optional short flywheel nut that may let the bell cover more of the shoes. The stock one is close but I have never had any issues with the shoes being that close to the end of the bell. I actually run a 15 tooth bell now on mine. It's a thunder tiger bell (looks like the same bell as the AE one) but it is wider and covers all of the shoes. Amain has the thunder tiger bells.


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The truggy wheels are 0 offset. I would look into the AKA truggy tires.
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Thanks Shane.
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So will the Losi XTT pre-mounts fit on an RC8T? These are pretty cheap all over eBay. I want to get a cheapo, but decent, set while I'm breaking the car and motor in.

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Mark,
They will fit if you just need them to play around with but the truck will be to wide for racing.
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Ah...is there a certain tire "spec" or "size" that I need to look for, for racing? Or is it just that some brands are wider than others (in this case the Losi XTT's). Thanks!!

Also, does LPR mean Lo-Profile? Is this the latest and greatest thing?

I pretty much plan on just racing, but didn't want to get the nicest tires available while I'm just kinda figuring it out.

Sorry for all the newbie questions, but I've never raced truggies before.

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Mark,
I would just get the AE truggy rims. If you cannot get them you need the lpr zero offset rims.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/32810

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/18827

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/28348
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