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Old 01-09-2008, 08:24 AM   #1
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Default OS engine -- Any omments on this?

Any comments-- good or bad on this OS engine for use in a Losi 8 buggy!


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It's not legal to run in a buggy, but it's an excellent truggy engine.
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Alot of motor for a buggy...........
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.28 engine in a buggy=bad thing. If it were a controllable amount of power you would still have a fuel economy problem. Buggies have fuel tanks that are 25cc+ smaller than the truggies that these engines were intended for. Losi buggies have insane acceleration and aggressive handling. They can actually be better for some with less powerful engines.
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Old 01-09-2008, 07:45 PM   #6
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Alot of motor for a buggy...........
alot of motor for a truggy!!!!
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Hmmm... fuel mileage with a big engine is an issue, as already noted.

And that is probably too much low end power. Unless you have a very gentle trigger finger, you are not going to like it.

A good 7-port .21 buggy engine with be smoother on the bottom and have all the power you could ever wish for. I like the Werks B7 Pro, but there are many good engines out there. RB WS7 III, OS V-spec, etc...

And, again, as mentioned, anything larger than a .21 will not be class legal for buggy racing.
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