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1/8th scale noob need help pls

Old 01-28-2012, 08:56 PM
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i just got a losi l8ight model used. i have some .21 engines for it and motor mounts. what i need is info on what clutch do i need and where to get the wheel from you use when you set it on the starter box. i also want a new body for it and need suggestions on where to pick one up. google searches have come up with ugly ofna looking bodys. or 10th scale sct conversion bodys.

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Old 01-28-2012, 09:41 PM
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I'd start by downloading the instruction manual, and ordering the parts you need for the vehicle from your LHS according to part number... Same with the starter box wheel you need. You can also shop by part number online through some of the online hobby stores.

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here's a list of bodies for you

C&M 2011 "Assassin"
C&M-2009 "Atomic"
Losi# losa8096
Ofna# OFN34046
RJ Speed# 1015 & 1030
A+ one piece
2009 Stalker
2010 Stalker SS
2010 Onstat LM
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The Losi clutch that was intended for it works great. If you want to use aftermarket clutch e.g. M2C brand is what I use..you still want to try and use the Losi clutch bells because most all other clutch bell gear comes up a little short to perfectly align with the spur gear (too short in overall length). Even if you shim everything to the edge of the crankshaft still about 2mm short of having full contact. Doesn't matter how you shim it the motor simply sits too far back. It will align 75% which will work but not the best.

I was told adjustable motor mounts would eliminate the problem too but pricey.

The losi clutch bells are offset at the end. The gear actually extends a little past the bearing. On most bells the gear and bearing are about flush/even at the end. Losi extending the gear past the bearing and crankshaft end gives that 100% reach.

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