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Old 06-27-2009, 12:03 PM   #1
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I have been having problems with my losi starter box burning up motors. I know they have issues with this so I was wondering if anyone has did any conversions with bigger motors or swapping the internals out of another box.
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Old 06-27-2009, 12:25 PM   #2
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Same issue here! After 2 times of burning up motors in the Losi box...I tapped out and bought a OFNA Truggy box! I tried using the Traxxas 12T 550 motors and rewired with deans 12awg wire to no avail! My advice...get a Ofna Truggy box
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Old 06-27-2009, 12:39 PM   #3
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I love being able to crank two cars on on box... Buggy/Truggy. Yes the way I went was to hook up a car batt. in the pits/pitwall and that made a strong cranking box. I tried other motors but they all went bad. Losi should revise the motors because it is the best box for losi cars. Try the blue ofna box ,as some say it's the way to go!
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Old 06-27-2009, 01:25 PM   #4
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I used a ofna bump box to start both losi 8ight buggy and truggy with one bump box. I replaced the bump box lid with the losi one. The ofna box cost $89 and come with 12volt gell cell battery.

Here is link to the box http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXAXU2&P=SM

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Old 06-27-2009, 09:10 PM   #5
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Heres what I did to an Ofna truggy Starter box. It was time consuming and difficult, but it works very nicely. I swapped the alignment hardware from the losi box to the Ofna box. I got tired of the losi box giving me problems. This modded Ofna box will start anything. I have recently broke in 3 GRP's and an OS speed, the flywheel never got stuck and the process was smooth. I can start either the buggy or truggy with just a twist and slide. The top hardware is not quite as smooth as the losi box but it works perfectly.

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