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Old 06-26-2012, 08:17 PM
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I am converting my Losi SCTE into nitro. I am using the guts from a Losi 810, and a Losi 3.4 engine. So far everything has bolted on pretty smoothly with the exception of having to shave down a bolt on one of the side bumper mounts.

The problem Im having now is that the slide of the carburetor on the engine hits the rear disc brake bar.

Has anyone else done this conversion that could possibly chime in about the issue Im having?





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Rotate the carb out of the way.
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I thought about that but my concern is if I do that will the slide still work without binding up because of the pull angle
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Almost done just a few more things to get it going

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Looks really forward-weight biased, I'd assume that's gonna be tough to drive at the end of the straight.
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Originally Posted by Z Crazy View Post
Looks really forward-weight biased, I'd assume that's gonna be tough to drive at the end of the straight.
I haven't driven it yet. I know the weight is all towards the front, but thats where everything bolts up using the stock mounting locations. I wonder if Losi will change this when they release their nitro version of the SCTE or if it will use the same chassis like I did...
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I thought about that but my concern is if I do that will the slide still work without binding up because of the pull angle
The carb was always rotated on the 8 vehicles and you had to rotate the ball link connection so it is level and don't bind. Just take your time and make sure it is smooth. It can be done with some patience.
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The carb was always rotated on the 8 vehicles and you had to rotate the ball link connection so it is level and don't bind. Just take your time and make sure it is smooth. It can be done with some patience.
Yeah, I was able to rotate it a little and re-position the ball also. I think I got it to slide pretty smoothly without binding up.
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Almost done... gonna start painting the body today. Just have design a paint scheme and cut the vinyl paint mask on the plotter

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Wonder if you could stuff a losi 350 in there?
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