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Losi 4.0 buggy ?

Old 09-16-2015, 08:39 PM
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Put this up in ebuggy a bit ago by mistake. Have been thinking about moving into nitro buggy and really like my 3.0 ebuggy. Was looking at prices and noticed the 3.0 has been around since 2013. Was wondering if anybody had heard of a 4.0 version (or just a new version) coming out anytime soon. I most likely would not be running it until April of next year because there is no indoor facility around here and I don't want to buy something that is obsolete before I even get it on the track.
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Old 09-17-2015, 02:46 AM
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i heard that next year if not earlier they will have a update.. so im sure their working on it..
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Old 09-17-2015, 05:40 AM
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Hopefully it's a metric buggy.
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Hopefully it's a metric buggy.
I sure hope.
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Wouldn't count on metric hardware.
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Wouldn't count on metric hardware.
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Old 09-17-2015, 09:32 AM
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Metric hardware isn't as good in the softer type plastics as sae hardware because sae uses courser threads.
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Old 09-17-2015, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by dynamiteracer View Post
Metric hardware isn't as good in the softer type plastics as sae hardware because sae uses courser threads.
not true, you can get several different thread pitches in both metric and standard so if they are using SAE due to thread pitch Losi could just as easily order metric screws that have a different thread pitch and still have the benifits of metric size hexes
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Something is bubbling away and hearing that there'll be something soon
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Old 09-17-2015, 10:44 AM
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not true, you can get several different thread pitches in both metric and standard so if they are using SAE due to thread pitch Losi could just as easily order metric screws that have a different thread pitch and still have the benifits of metric size hexes
I would be all for that! From all brands, in both 1/8 and 1/10 scale. I like the common hex head but the thread pitch is just too fine IMO, even on 1/10 stuff.
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Originally Posted by racer1812 View Post
I would be all for that! From all brands, in both 1/8 and 1/10 scale. I like the common hex head but the thread pitch is just too fine IMO, even on 1/10 stuff.
all my cars are metric and I haven't had an issue with the normal pitch. I even use power drivers, I just go slow and don't tighten all the way with the driver. IMO even if I did strip plastics occasionally its worth it for not having to have multiple tool sets and stripping heads out is way more of a pain that stripping a plastic part. Just my 2 cents
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Old 09-17-2015, 03:27 PM
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Lol are we really discussing metric vs standard??? There is zero difference in how they hold a car together. And if you have been racing Losi you already have the tools which is no issue....sooooo, if we talking new TLR car, what about updated shocks, geometries, revolutionary development!!?? Something actually helps improve on track performance.....sorry, but what hardware is used to hold it together means squat
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Sae is an issue for some like myself who have all metric tools as well as a range of spare metric hardware and nuts, if they remain defiant in using sae it will continue to put off new customers who otherwise might be willing to try the car.
There is no better time than at a platform change/update to switch to metric, choosing not too is just stupidity.
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Metric is standard, and its alot easier to get tools for metric because every country in the world uses metric. Except america. Because you guys have to be different, so in america sure imperial is fine, but if i want imperial power tips in Australia i have to order them specially
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Haha, another one metric vs standard battle:
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