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Need Help picking clutch setup .21 speed VZ-B

Old 07-28-2013, 11:16 AM
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I picked this .21 speed up from a trade with my buddy, who is now in Afghanistan, so I can't ask him about what he had on it that works good. Motor ran fast and strong the day he took it out of his RC8T so I know it will at least work, but I don't know jack about clutch setups on 1/8 scale. I'm not a racer or basher, but just like to go out for a few hours with my son and fool around on the local track. Looking for a full setup bolt on and go with clutch bell and everything. Thanks in advance for the info.
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Old 07-28-2013, 12:06 PM
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for playing you want a 4 shoe clutch with all aluminum shoes and 4 1.0 springs. look into Werks or M2C for a complete Clutch package and then get the appropriate clutch bell.
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Originally Posted by ctozzi View Post
I picked this .21 speed up from a trade with my buddy, who is now in Afghanistan, so I can't ask him about what he had on it that works good. Motor ran fast and strong the day he took it out of his RC8T so I know it will at least work, but I don't know jack about clutch setups on 1/8 scale. I'm not a racer or basher, but just like to go out for a few hours with my son and fool around on the local track. Looking for a full setup bolt on and go with clutch bell and everything. Thanks in advance for the info.
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I would use the Losi four shoe clutch setup. Just buy one from eBay along with a losi clutch bell.. Download the manual for your losi it has everything you need as far as setup and tips. If not buy a manual online it's a good reference.
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Old 07-28-2013, 01:48 PM
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thanks guys, i'll try the Losi one and see how it turns out.
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Originally Posted by ctozzi View Post
thanks guys, i'll try the Losi one and see how it turns out.
I have a few used Losi clutches around and will send you one. PM me if you want it (free).

Just let me know where to send it and it is yours.

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Werks medium pro clutch. 2 green springs and 2 gold
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:59 PM
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poppy cock!!!
get a Buku and call it a day....well worth it
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Originally Posted by Kyosho Kid View Post
poppy cock!!!
lol, must be your word of the week hey.

The M2C 4 shoe clutch is pretty good & has adjustable weight flywheel that helps make low down power on engines with lots of torque more controllable, just add a few of the included grub screws to add weight.
I use the steel flywheel version as its a little heavier & even without weight added it makes a good difference but still allows plenty of power for jumps, I have 2x .9 & 2x .95mm springs & it works well.
I was going to go with a Buku & they are great clutches but you have to be careful not to get fuel onto the shoes, meant to be a very good racing clutch though & would be good to try out.
But if your not racing & just wanting something more simple then a clutch with alloy shoes might be better. The M2C just gives a bit of extra adjustability but just about any quality clutch will do a decent job for what you want.
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M2c clutch is awesome only recommend cause losi since he's bashing and race as a beginner.Something that's cheap with cheap replacement shoes and springs . Wow great offer on the clutch :-)
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Originally Posted by Kyosho Kid View Post
poppy cock!!!
get a Buku and call it a day....well worth it
The BuKU clutch as good as it is, is not for bashing or the inexperienced.
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Originally Posted by CaptainHowdyt13 View Post
Werks medium pro clutch. 2 green springs and 2 gold
Same setup i am running on my car and it works great.
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The BuKU clutch as good as it is, is not for bashing or the inexperienced.
i understand its not the best for bashing but it definitely has the longevity for bashing. Set it and forget it kinda thing. I you are a basher i would imagine you would want it to last and not wear out fast. Aluminum wears fast and is quite snappy. Buku FTW.

@ ozziii.....why yes it is
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I have accesss to the JVD clutch through a friend and can hook you up. 24.99. Same company that makes werks clutches.
Shoot me a PM
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Originally Posted by Kyosho Kid View Post
i understand its not the best for bashing but it definitely has the longevity for bashing. Set it and forget it kinda thing. I you are a basher i would imagine you would want it to last and not wear out fast. Aluminum wears fast and is quite snappy. Buku FTW.

@ ozziii.....why yes it is
I have to disagree. The Buku will glaze, overheat, and slip with any kind of bashing.
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