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Nov 19, 2011, 03:21 PM
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Losi Mini 8ight

Picked up a Losi Mini 8ight the other day. Here are a few videos:

First drive (stock pack):

Losi Mini 8ight test-drive - stock pack (3 min 51 sec)

First drive with a two-year-old Outrage NRG 35c 3s pack from my BSR. Picked up the wrong pack. This one hadn't been charged since early spring:

Losi Mini 8ight on a 3s LiPo (5 min 6 sec)

This time I made sure the pack was freshly-charged:

Losi Mini 8ight on 3s - take 2 (3 min 25 sec)

Some on-board video I shot today:

Losi Mini 8ight on 3s - on-board video (9 min 59 sec)

First snow of the season today. Just had to take her out for a spin on the white stuff. Surprisingly, I found no moisture inside afterward.

Losi Mini 8ight - first snow! (1 min 56 sec)

PS: Cam date got reset awhile back, and I haven't gotten around to setting it.

EDIT: 11/26/11

I decided to try some on-road rubber, as I'm thinking that the stock tires won't last very long on asphalt. At least not the way I drive!

Picked up a set of Dynamite's 1/10th scale Super Sports w/radial tread. PN: DYN7961

They're responsive and they track well at speed, but traction isn't as good as it is with the stock tires. At $15 per set of 4, they're much cheaper to burn up on the asphalt, however.

Here are a few pics:

Here's a video:

Mini 8ight on Dynamite Super Sport road wheels (2 min 9 sec)

EDIT: 11/27/11:

Decided to take her for a romp in the backyard. Here's the video:

Mini 8ight on 3s - in the yard (5 min 19 sec)

EDIT: 12/04/11:

We got some fresh snow last evening, so I decided to take the Mini 8ight out for some drifting fun in the snow.

Losi Mini 8ight - drifting in the snow on 3s (5 min 6 sec)
Last edited by turboparker; Dec 04, 2011 at 06:34 PM. Reason: Added new video
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