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02-09-2018, 10:03 AM
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Posted By SEF

I was hoping for the extended and updated chassis...

I was hoping for the extended and updated chassis similar to the Nitro version. I wonder why they use the shorter chassis? The longer chassis made the nitro version planted. The E817 rear end is...
12-11-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 247,956
Posted By SEF

Not sure about a D818, but I did hear rumors...

Not sure about a D818, but I did hear rumors about a few updates to the D817. Updates weren't major though. Biggest thing was a different rear tower that matches the geometry of the short tower but...
12-11-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10,867
Views: 1,774,145
Posted By SEF

I have been running the Mantra for a little while...

I have been running the Mantra for a little while and I love it. It has lasted longer than my Mitos. I have about 4 gallons on one, and if I can get back to getting 8-10 gallons on my Nova engines...
11-04-2017, 09:53 AM
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Views: 1,774,145
Posted By SEF

Thanks. Seems like the Mito is being phased out....

Thanks. Seems like the Mito is being phased out. I am running Nitropro which has always been great. The bearings in the Mito donít seem to last.

Lately, Iíve been running the Mantra and itís been...
11-03-2017, 09:33 AM
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Views: 1,774,145
Posted By SEF

Most all my Nova engines have always lasted, and...

Most all my Nova engines have always lasted, and I've gotten 10 or more gallons through them when I was using the keep off and plus 4 type motors.

But my Mito engines haven't lasted. The bearings...
09-06-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 247,956
Posted By SEF

If you want to smooth out the steering, then use...

If you want to smooth out the steering, then use the 20 degree over the 17.5. On more open tracks or even low grip tracks, I use the 20. On tighter tracks or if I want a more responsive car, I use...
08-31-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 226,209
Posted By SEF

Car is very durable. It is very adjustable and is...

Car is very durable. It is very adjustable and is a really nice car to drive. You can't go wrong with this buggy.
08-24-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 226,209
Posted By SEF

Anyone know of where they are selling the chassis...

Anyone know of where they are selling the chassis for this car for a reasonable price?

I just can't get myself to spend $147 for a chassis.
08-16-2017, 04:52 PM
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Posted By SEF

Anyone run the Mantra in buggy yet? How is it...

Anyone run the Mantra in buggy yet? How is it compared to the Mito 4 or older 21-4 type motors?
08-16-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10,123
Views: 1,268,854
Posted By SEF

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06-23-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10,123
Views: 1,268,854
Posted By SEF

There's been mentions of an E817T. I'd buy an HB...

There's been mentions of an E817T. I'd buy an HB e-truggy.
06-05-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 247,956
Posted By SEF

The 15deg is more vertical and in theory can be...

The 15deg is more vertical and in theory can be used for more off power steering and steering into the corner, but this assumes that your front wheels don't slip.

I find the 17.5 degrees (stock)...
05-15-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10,123
Views: 1,268,854
Posted By SEF

I haven't found a JConcepts body that works yet....

I haven't found a JConcepts body that works yet. I currently use the JConcepts body for Associated RC8T3 body, but the front body mounts need to be modified. It almost works with Associated RC8T3...
05-15-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10,123
Views: 1,268,854
Posted By SEF

I've been using the Mugen MBX7T universals on the...

I've been using the Mugen MBX7T universals on the front of my truck without any modification needed. I've also used Kyoso unis but with Kyosho hubs as well. I couldn't make Associated unis work.
05-10-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10,123
Views: 1,268,854
Posted By SEF

Nice:nod: I haven't found a rear set of...

Nice:nod: I haven't found a rear set of universals that work yet. I hope these are stock out of the box.
04-18-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 226,209
Posted By SEF

About to run my E817 with the standard D815...

About to run my E817 with the standard D815 gearing this weekend. Victor Guerrero says he likes the D815 gearing better, and as I mentioned, I liked it better on my converted D815. I'll post again...
04-07-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 247,956
Posted By SEF

In stock in early April at Absolute Hobbyz....

In stock in early April at Absolute Hobbyz. Coupon codes for Absolute Hobbyz are available on their website ($65 off and free shipping:nod:). People complaining about not being available in the US...
04-05-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 226,209
Posted By SEF

Just the input gear and crown gear. The E817...

Just the input gear and crown gear. The E817 comes stock with the truggy gearing instead of the gearing that is standard on the D815 or D817. I was just about to do this to my E817.

I tried both...
03-22-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 208,998
Posted By SEF

Find one of Cody's or Tebo's setups. ...

Find one of Cody's or Tebo's setups.

Usually light blue springs all around, 8x1.3 pistons, and 45wt up front and 37.5wt in the rear.
03-20-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 208,998
Posted By SEF

Which car are you driving? Which motor are you...

Which car are you driving? Which motor are you using?

Tires, X3 or X4 holeshots are really good. At night I use m3.

Soft and long wear soft grid iron 2 are also really good.

If it is hot and...
03-17-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,823
Views: 566,036
Posted By SEF

Absolute Hobbyz has all the parts you mention in...

Absolute Hobbyz has all the parts you mention in stock except for outdrives.
03-17-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 226,209
Posted By SEF

I never tried the electric clutch, but you would...

I never tried the electric clutch, but you would have to remove the receiver box, place the receiver elsewhere, and reverse the center diff. Not sure if it will work, but would be interested to find...
03-15-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 226,209
Posted By SEF

Using the same setup and yes, it is a tight fit....

Using the same setup and yes, it is a tight fit. So far no issues. I've run on tight indoor tracks and large outdoor tracks. Ambient temps have been mild. Using a 20T pinion with the 1900kv motor.
03-13-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 226,209
Posted By SEF

Use 4x15mm screws. Helps a lot.

Use 4x15mm screws. Helps a lot.
03-07-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10,123
Views: 1,268,854
Posted By SEF

Anyone know which JConcepts body David Ronnefalk...

Anyone know which JConcepts body David Ronnefalk is using on his truck. I don't think there is a finnisher body out for this truck yet. Does another one fit?
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