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Kyosho shocks on losi 8 2.0

Old 12-08-2012, 01:55 AM
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Is it possible to do this? What shocks would I need.

I believe they are the best and will help my car on our rough tracks.
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They should work fine, but I have never seen anyone do this because the Losi shocks are fine if you use the aluminum caps. Probably a big waste of cash.
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Not sure about the shocks but I have heard of people running the springs. I think I have anyway. If you want to try a different feel throw in some CSI piston if you haven't already.
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Can the losi springs work on a MP9? They seem to be of different length.
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I'd imagine the Xray Xb9 or 808 shocks would be a nicer fit. Never really compared them though.
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This thread could get interesting ;-)
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Here's my options, mp9 shocks and springs just to test. Hopefully the length is ok. Or I can get kyosho springs and put on the losi shocks but again don't know lengths. Hopefully they work correct. Or I can try those csi pistons, does anyone have a link for correct set up oils and springs for the csi pistons? The stock shock set up on the losi pistons isn't right the back end moves way to slow n packs and the front is just lite and dead. You would think after 3 years of running losi id change from the pistons n stop changing everything else on the shocks. Chasing my tail, I need a new set up inside or new shocks. I know the new 3.0 has 16mm shocks u could see it in the pictures.
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They are too long. The car will bottom out way to early. You'll end up breaking a bulkhead. If you want 16mm shocks you'll have to go to serpent or hot bodies maybe. Those are approx equal in length
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They are too long. The car will bottom out way to early. You'll end up breaking a bulkhead. If you want 16mm shocks you'll have to go to serpent or hot bodies maybe. Those are approx equal in length
He may b able to run tki front shocks all the way around, Not sure losi shock length. But I think tki fronts are 100mm
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Well I'm aborting the idea of kyosho shocks, heard today that the new talk is how the 16mm shocks were far to big at the worlds and how drivers are actually thinking about going back to 14.5 mm shocks again. The word for 16mm shocks were 'over shocked' and some drivers were using there old 15mm losi shocks over the new 16mm shocks. Little food for thought. I think big shocks are good on high bite but really bumpy tracks the 15mm do work great for me. I just have issues on inconsistent levels of traction we get on some tracks.
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