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07-09-2020, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Matt Piva

Whats up with TLR not mentioning new parts they...

Whats up with TLR not mentioning new parts they come out with? New updated diff cases new arms updated 3.5mm shafts, and that's just 5% of what I know has been updated, now I find out they have...
07-08-2020, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Matt Piva

just got these gray rod ends in, they look much...

just got these gray rod ends in, they look much better. When I first built the buggy I thought the rod ends looked insane in the rear and warped pretty bad the last few drives so I'm sure these gray...
07-07-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,659
Posted By Matt Piva

Depends on how rough the track gets or what kind...

Depends on how rough the track gets or what kind of rough. Don't make giant changes right from the beginning, you don't wanna get so far away from what you know or do a big change that takes a lot of...
07-05-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Matt Piva

Sounds like this guys a basher. Nothing wrong...

Sounds like this guys a basher. Nothing wrong with a basher I just wish the you listened. Spend 800$ on a maxx and realize in a few years race cars are a universe better, for even bashing a truggy...
07-04-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Matt Piva

those are pretty good they look tough. Don't put...

those are pretty good they look tough. Don't put to much aluminum in your car, spindle and spindle carriers and rear hubs and a steering column top plate is usually as far as u want to go. Don't get...
07-03-2020, 01:52 AM
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Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

how do you get the grey rod ends? I never seen...

how do you get the grey rod ends? I never seen them on the 8X but I have seen them on the 4.0 as I have a set.

What is the length of the center rear dog bone u prefer?

I really think your...
07-03-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Matt Piva

Don't be scared, modify your servo tray and run...

Don't be scared, modify your servo tray and run it. :smile:
07-02-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Matt Piva

If I were you I would stay away from 5th scale...

If I were you I would stay away from 5th scale and 10th scale, the 5th scale is big heavy slow reacting and in general a big ways off the handling of 8th scale, they just feel like Giants which is...
06-30-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

Finally got to drive my X yesterday for the first...

Finally got to drive my X yesterday for the first time, I'm just going to say all was positive and I love the characteristics. I've only known Losi and with the 4.0 I liked that it was aggressive but...
06-25-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Matt Piva

You can look but don't get your hopes up on...

You can look but don't get your hopes up on finding one of those. That's the LIT brand Losi 8 rear tower, fricken impossible to acquire.
06-24-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

I'm actually have a tiny bit of flex in one....

I'm actually have a tiny bit of flex in one. Maybe just trying something different out, if not I'll get a new stock one. I'm really surprised it's just the 4 little screws holding the steering servo...
06-21-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Matt Piva

Two speeds in nitro truggy wouldn't make your...

Two speeds in nitro truggy wouldn't make your truggy any better for driving as these engines were made to pull up to 40 thousand rpm, they pull long. And transmissions add more moving parts that just...
06-21-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

Hey guys, lately I've been thinking about the...

Hey guys, lately I've been thinking about the steering servo bulkhead and how it's only 4 m3 screws and I'm just not liking it! Would anyone have any ideas how I could replace the steering servo...
06-21-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Matt Piva

hopefully they continued testing it the last few...

hopefully they continued testing it the last few months, the truck looked incredible at dnc. Just gotta give it time because this corona virus pandemic has more then likely stopped r&d and future...
06-14-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

big thanks on that, I do like running my 4.0 on...

big thanks on that, I do like running my 4.0 on the inside of the arms so it will be a change to me with the new X and will start on outside, do you have any ideas on a good shock package? I'm...
06-11-2020, 01:07 PM
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Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

oh heck ya I've actually seen the videos (not in...

oh heck ya I've actually seen the videos (not in order) and watched a bit of them. Ryan is very easy to listen to and understand so I enjoy them so I will look it up thanks.

Oh by the way,...
06-10-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

I'm not sure how you do droop measurements (I've...

I'm not sure how you do droop measurements (I've heard of blocks but I don't have a set up stand) any chance you know the droop where we can use a caliper and measure the shock length nut to screw,...
06-09-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Matt Piva

It's really no good. The older 8s were designed...

It's really no good. The older 8s were designed to flex a lot more and the arm stiffeners were meant to help reduce flex on the really really high speed high traction tracks with minor amounts of...
06-08-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

What's droop on the elite? I would really...

What's droop on the elite? I would really appreciate some understanding why there are 10 mm variations between driver set ups when it comes to droop, previous 8s maybe varied 3-4 mm max.

I would...
05-27-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

Interesting mods to this buggy, people are adding...

Interesting mods to this buggy, people are adding aluminum inserts to the ends of the front arms where the inner hingepins go in, what spacers could you use to do this and how do u cut the arms?
05-27-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Matt Piva

what servos do you run? In my opinion you...

what servos do you run? In my opinion you wouldn't need anything more then a 1500mah lipo pack. Fresh battery tho. If I were to be running a 24 hour race and had 3 1500 lipo packs they would last an...
05-27-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

Thank U!!!!!

Thank U!!!!!
05-25-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 214,753
Posted By Matt Piva

Just picked up the elite shock pistons. 8 hole...

Just picked up the elite shock pistons. 8 hole 1.2 pistons. Two pistons are flat and two pistons have a domed side. Which pistons go front/back and where should I start with oils? Weight*

i have...
05-25-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Matt Piva

good to know. I usually always unplug all my...

good to know. I usually always unplug all my batteries because I'm not to sure what a lipo can do if it is connected to the wires when it sits in the garage unattended, maybe heat can puff them up or...
05-24-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Matt Piva

Skyrc is the best investment. It's the exact...

Skyrc is the best investment. It's the exact electronic switch protek charges 40 bucks for and is $13 bucks. I have 3 of them. I kept frying battery's from a short circuit in the manual on off...
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