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Old 11-30-2009, 08:14 PM   #1
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I just bought a losi 8ight T 2.0.

I am going to ask for some RC stuff for Christmas and I will definately need tools.

What tools do you recommend?

Where is the best place to buy them?

Also, I bought the truggy used, should I change all of the differential oils and perform any other maintenance right off the bat? I have worked on cars for several years now but this will be my first RC.

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Old 11-30-2009, 08:21 PM   #2
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Watch the for sale section here, tool lots come up all the time. I'm getting to the point where I don't think you can have too many tools.

It wouldn't hurt to change the diff oil, but you might race it and talk to the faster drivers and see how they're set up and then match them.
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:29 PM   #3
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Some nut drivers and hex wrenches with handles are always good to have. I have both metric and standard. Get a pick set helps clean screw out of all the caked in dirt. As for setups ask around at the track you race at and also the 8T 2.0 thread on here has alot of info.
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Get a good set of wrenches, I like hudy, a camber gauge, ride height gauge, a good set of digital calipers (check harbor frieght), a little air compressor (something portable), glow plug wrench, 17mm wheel not wrench, pit bag (mugen has a nice one), stopwatch, thats what comes to mind right now.

As for the 8T 2.0 I would use either the Drake setup or Truhe setup. I would change the diff fluids and check all the bearings, especially the wheel bearings.
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