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Airborne Hoosier's NITRO RC8T CE

ABN Hoosier

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#1
Ok, last but certainly not least, my Nitro Truggy. I just got done giving it the once over. Haven't decided to get the 8.2 upgrade parts yet....GHEA/Steering Parts etc.....But here she is....









 

mikey

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AWESOME Truggy ! :thumbsup:
 

ABN Hoosier

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#10
Here's some pics of my MOD on my Competition Heat, engine heater for my Starterbox/lipo setup. and my MOD of a Carbon Fibre servo tray. It incorporates the forward battery box. Dremel!














 

ABN Hoosier

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new stuff from the mailman.... snagged it ALL off a guy for $150. Pretty good deal, retails for over $300. I'm gonna put it on the truggy, cept for the springs, I'll have them on my back-up 8.2 shocks.

Front steering hubs/blocks/harware=$160
GHEA C&D blocks=$60
FT Rear aluminum hubs=$69
Kyosho light blue springs=$34
 

Carlos cruz

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new stuff from the mailman.... snagged it ALL off a guy for $150. Pretty good deal, retails for over $300. I'm gonna put it on the truggy, cept for the springs, I'll have them on my back-up 8.2 shocks.

Front steering hubs/blocks/harware=$160
GHEA C&D blocks=$60
FT Rear aluminum hubs=$69
Kyosho light blue springs=$34
i actually run them baby blues on my truggy and wow
 

AERacer

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#14
Excellent work on the buggy and on the starter box... :)

Tell me your impressions with the K springs once you tried them

Do you plan to install each options parts one by one and see what happens or you'll install them all


Nice sticker by the way... ;)
 

ABN Hoosier

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thanks...

I'm just gonna slap it all on at once :)
 

J-Sebs

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Wow!! Looks awesome!
Is it a wrap up for the body and wing?? where can we get these??
 

ABN Hoosier

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ABN Hoosier

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i actually run them baby blues on my truggy and wow


Excellent work on the buggy and on the starter box... :)

Tell me your impressions with the K springs once you tried them

Do you plan to install each options parts one by one and see what happens or you'll install them all


Nice sticker by the way... ;)

Carlos, you run these Light Blues on the Truggy?


Kyosho 70mm Big Bore Front Shock Spring (Light Blue) spring rate: 4.42
Kyosho 84mm Big Bore Medium Length Shock Spring (Light Blue) spring rate: 3.68

Team Associated RC8T Rear Spring Set [ASC89350] Silver Spring spring rate: 5.10
Team Associated RC8T 16x32mm Spring Set [ASC89342] Silver Spring spring rate: 3.30
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Softer in the front by: .68
Stiffer in the rear by: .38
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SHOCK SPRING CHARACTERISTICS
Softer
• More chassis roll
• More traction
• Better on bumpy tracks
• Increases chance of bottoming out when landing

Stiffer
• Less chassis roll
• Less traction
• More responsive
• Better on smooth tracks
• Decreases chance of bottoming out when landing
 

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