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Old 12-12-2010, 09:13 PM
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who is gonna be the first person to get one and post their thoughts? thinking about buying one but i do not have the money to be the lab rat
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:28 PM
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Another short course body on existing platform, wonderful.
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:33 PM
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I already have a 4wd Slash so I won't be wasting my extra money on it.....
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:36 PM
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Not me, I like my Blitz just fine! However, I'm sure it will be a contender.
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:40 PM
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Eh, it's ok. Was pining for one before ThunderbirdJunkie saw one in the flesh on Weds.

Tires are best tires that come on an RTR SCT, though. Bout the best thing he can say for it[&:]
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I think it looks pretty bad*****, but I don't trust Losi's...
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Old 12-13-2010, 12:56 PM
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Wha, no pics?

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Old 12-13-2010, 01:03 PM
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It looks like the blitz in alot of ways, I like the idea of the 2.4 radio .
It needs aluminum shocks stock and belted tires.
all and all it looks pretty good but after the losi strike you never know.
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Why is it called the Readylift? Sounds like a pallet-jack company or something...
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:07 PM
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Do they sell belted tires for SC trucks?
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its called readylift because that is the company that sponsors a lucus oil off road truck that these are modeled after.... aparently readylift had a bit of a sponsor deal with losi to help manufactur the truck. so they made the body like the big truck and named it "readylift".... thats my 2 cents anyways...
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:42 PM
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It needs aluminum shocks
this truck has "Aluminum, adjustable oil-filled, coil-over shocks" VIA LOSI WEBSITE


this truck is based off the xxxt stadium truck. most of the suspension is used on other losi models parts availability is not a problem. im just wondering if it performs like the xxxt
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The arms are unique to the SCT though, which poses an issue for current parts availability.
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Old 12-14-2010, 07:13 AM
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but the VLA arms from the xxxt fit, supposedly
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With the name ready lift it kind of sounds like it should have solid axles.
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Truck does have good tires although the simu-beadlock wheels are subpar. It does have captured ball ends throughout which is nice. It doesn't get the blood flowing by any stretch of the imagination nor does it boast any big innovation.
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ORIGINAL: godofcable

but the VLA arms from the xxxt fit, supposedly
They're too long. You have to cut the outside hole off.
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Truck does have good tires although the simu-beadlock wheels are subpar. It does have captured ball ends throughout which is nice. It doesn't get the blood flowing by any stretch of the imagination nor does it boast any big innovation.
The tires actually hook up OK at the local indoor track. They're probably the best RTR SCT tires available.

The wheels aren't bad...ThunderbirdJunkie wishes there were more chrome offerings in SCT wheels; he'd pay a premium for chrome Pro Line Renegades for his truck. Losi was probably trying to stay far, far away from innovation after the big Strike fiasco.

Having only really worked with the bumpers and body mounts so far, ThunderbirdJunkie can honestly say the fit and finish (thus far) is better than that of the SC10. It's just too bad they opted not to use std 3/8x3/16 bearings in the front wheels so people like ThunderbirdJunkie can use existing SC10 wheels/tires. They did, however, make the front body mounts in the same location in relation to the front wheels as the SC10...which is cool...but not the rear[&:]
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Chrome Spray Paint
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Old 12-16-2010, 11:36 PM
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Default RE: Losi Readylift is available.....

ThunderbirdJunkie got his today[&:]

Arguably the best-built RTR SCT on the market. Got a Sidewinder Sport ESC and CM36 4600 in it...leaving everything else (but the Novak XXL receiver) stock. That silly DSM receiver is boxed up and heading to Arizona tomorrow[:-]

Probably run one heat with it on Sunday with the box stock setup/good motor and ESC. Already got 1* hubs and an aluminum pivot block on order for it. Likely going to swap graphite arms, nose plate, bulkhead, and shock towers before too long...there's a LOT of flex in those, and they really don't take much of an impact thanks to the monstrous bumpers and body. Arms should be good to go...Losi graphite trucks take hard hits

And the shocks were full from the factory. What's the deal with this? Doesn't Losi know that NOBODY does that
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