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Old 12-07-2009, 09:39 AM
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hi im thinking of getting a losi 8ight centre smart diff but do i need it? coz the track i race is very dusty and is very short and technical but is it worth it?
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Old 12-07-2009, 10:21 AM
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Yes, but I prefere them in the front, not center.
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Old 12-07-2009, 10:26 AM
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Yes, but I prefere them in the front, not center.
im not sure if it will improve my losi 8ight in acceleration
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Old 12-07-2009, 10:31 AM
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are you ballooning the fronts?

I didn't like all the extra on power steering. It didn't really help my times.

Too much in high speed sweepers. I like regular diffs but I wanted the front to yank the nose around exiting turns and to act like 7 on power and 2 off.
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Originally Posted by Zerodefect View Post
are you ballooning the fronts?

I didn't like all the extra on power steering. It didn't really help my times.

Too much in high speed sweepers. I like regular diffs but I wanted the front to yank the nose around exiting turns and to act like 7 on power and 2 off.
i dont know i havent been racing for a week or 2 but i will find out coz i found a centre smart diff for a good price and i know they are good but im unsure if they are really needed coz the track i race is a small and technical so it is stop start corners
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Old 12-07-2009, 12:50 PM
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so what improvements would the centre smart diff make on my buggy?

same with the front smart diff what improvements would it make?

would the smart diff fit the losi 8ight 1.0? because it says for losi 2.0
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Originally Posted by lewis666 View Post
so what improvements would the centre smart diff make on my buggy?

same with the front smart diff what improvements would it make?

would the smart diff fit the losi 8ight 1.0? because it says for losi 2.0
The diffs drop right in 2.0 or 1.0. Heres a thread that is dedicated to the smart diffs. Check it out.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-of...mart-diff.html
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:45 AM
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im watching a front and a centre smart diff on eBay that ends on friday so i need to know what which one i should bid on?

how would a front SD help my car?

again how would a centre SD improve my car?
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Old 12-11-2009, 09:42 AM
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what improvements will a front smart diff do to improve my car?
need replys quick the diff ends on ebay tonight
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Old 12-13-2009, 05:36 AM
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i decided not to get a smart diff coz i spoke to someone who has got both of them in there losi and they said it made no difference to how his car handled although they tried everything ( only using 2 springs, all different rates of springs) so they are going back to normal diffs
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I have tried smart diffs in the front and center. In offroad the center is the only one that makes any sense to me, but I dont prefer either. I gave them a fair shot and tried them for a while and practiced with them, but just never liked them. If you Blip the throttle around turns than I would say they are not for you. The reason I say that is When you completely disengauge from the throttle your car is totally loose. If you are more of a "Squeeze the throttle driver" than it might be exactly what you are looking for. But my personal oppinion is that they hurt more than they help.
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