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Old 02-11-2020, 04:15 PM
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Hey guys is there any conversion kit to turn 817t in to e817t truggy or what parts do you need to do it
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Old 02-11-2020, 06:21 PM
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Hey guys is there any conversion kit to turn 817t in to e817t truggy or what parts do you need to do it
m2c racing they should have it they had one for my truggy
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Old 03-08-2020, 10:05 AM
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Hi guys, just recently acquired a used d8t and was wondering if what parts are interchangeable between the d8t and d817t, or if itís possible to convert everything to 817t down the road, any input is really appreciated, thank you.
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Old 03-08-2020, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by rigelkent09 View Post
Hi guys, just recently acquired a used d8t and was wondering if what parts are interchangeable between the d8t and d817t, or if itís possible to convert everything to 817t down the road, any input is really appreciated, thank you.
Alot of the parts should convert over easily. I still just use the regular d8t parts for now. My truck was pretty dialed so I never changed it. I would really just swap them as parts wear or break. The steering bell crank is one I did right away though. If your does not have the new one it hit the front driveshaft at full lock or somethin . It been years since I thought of it actually. There where like a couple worth the change when they came out with the ty tessman one. Cant remember what they where beside the bell crank.
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Old 03-08-2020, 11:52 AM
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Alot of the parts should convert over easily. I still just use the regular d8t parts for now. My truck was pretty dialed so I never changed it. I would really just swap them as parts wear or break. The steering bell crank is one I did right away though. If your does not have the new one it hit the front driveshaft at full lock or somethin . It been years since I thought of it actually. There where like a couple worth the change when they came out with the ty tessman one. Cant remember what they where beside the bell crank.
thanks a lot for the quick response, Iíll check my steering bell crank and will upgrade it too👍👍
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Old 03-08-2020, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by rigelkent09 View Post
thanks a lot for the quick response, Iíll check my steering bell crank and will upgrade it too👍👍
you gonna run into some small changes depending on what on the car. Like the ty tessman the made the rear CV a little longer. Lower shock tower I think also... hinge pins would be a small mod with a dremel I think. So you do have to do a little work here and there. But diff case gears and brace are drop in even the hubs. If you can by the king heads steering brace will help a lot.
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Originally Posted by imrob View Post
you gonna run into some small changes depending on what on the car. Like the ty tessman the made the rear CV a little longer. Lower shock tower I think also... hinge pins would be a small mod with a dremel I think. So you do have to do a little work here and there. But diff case gears and brace are drop in even the hubs. If you can by the king heads steering brace will help a lot.
Can I convert the rear center driveshaft of the d8t that uses coupler to the d817t ? Thanks
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Old 03-09-2020, 09:16 AM
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Originally Posted by rigelkent09 View Post
Can I convert the rear center driveshaft of the d8t that uses coupler to the d817t ? Thanks
I'm not sure on that but i would look at the d8t ty tessman one that what I used for mine. Or take a glance at the owner Manuel's and see if the list a length for both cars. If the length is the same it will work but than u have to buy the new 10t pinion gear also. I would think look at the parts and see what different.
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Originally Posted by imrob View Post
I'm not sure on that but i would look at the d8t ty tessman one that what I used for mine. Or take a glance at the owner Manuel's and see if the list a length for both cars. If the length is the same it will work but than u have to buy the new 10t pinion gear also. I would think look at the parts and see what different.
Iíll probably look on the manual, thank you so much👍👍
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Old 05-08-2020, 08:17 AM
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Hello Guys, does anyone use LIFE battery on the D8?
If so, what brand and model? was it necessary to adapt?
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Old 05-09-2020, 05:27 PM
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You can if you change the front and rear gearboxes, diffs are the same. Only input gears are different
plus bearings for the input gears
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Hi Guys,

any news of a D819T? It looks like the old 817T Kit is out of production.
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Old 12-19-2020, 03:12 PM
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Hi , i would like to know where i can find any info on set up for this truggy, seem hard to find set ip info ,so my need would be a based set up for dirt loose and i would like to know if d819 parr like rear hub and front knuckle and c hub will fit on and what upgrade can be do on.???
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Old 12-19-2020, 09:26 PM
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Go to hbracing.com, they have set up sheets there for out of the box. If you're on Facebook there is also a group, HB Racing D812 D815 D817 E817 D817T E817T D8T | Facebook.
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