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Old 05-21-2010, 05:48 AM
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I can't be the only one out there with a Losi,

Here's mine It's a Losi Jrx-Pro, has a Jrx 2 rear 5 link, yokomo rear adaptors, Pro-SE front arms. had it since 1991


Don't worry I've replaced the front tower with a brand new one since this photo.





almost forgot the important pic!


Old 05-21-2010, 07:11 AM
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i have a big soft spot in my heart for the jrx2. i got rid of mine years ago and regret it.
i'd love to find another, with the 5 link of course.

the jrx2 really shook up the racing world back in the day, gold pan rc10's had trouble keeping up with the wider jrx2.
Old 05-21-2010, 08:29 AM
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I have a Losi XX with the hydradrive but I dont have any pictures of it at the moment
Old 05-21-2010, 03:25 PM
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That looks really cool
Old 07-25-2010, 12:07 AM
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Junior-T, bought new as a kit back in 93-94


XX-CR Bought this for my wife to learn on (Bought here on this forum)
Old 08-02-2010, 09:43 PM
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Hi, I just found this tread, i have some Losi vintages. I am at work but i will post some pis i have and a link to my Photobucket.

http://s837.photobucket.com/home/jaybepr/allalbums











Old 08-09-2010, 09:59 AM
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wooot! 5 link og jrx2 coming my way. i saw this lovely specimen on the bay with a bin, so i pulled the trigger.

i got my first jrx2 back in 88 and regretted selling it ever since.

Old 08-12-2010, 02:08 PM
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well "the losi has landed"!

i'm freak'n excited. it's in amazing condition for a car that was run. the gearbox looks brand new, the diff is smooth as butter.
even the notorious shock shafts are ok. i'll replace the cartridges and shafts anyway.

i picked up an xerun speed controler so i can run my sensored motors is it as well as a repro body.
all i need to find is a wire for the wing.

now it's time for a couple of minor (reversible) mods so i can run 2.2 b4 wheels and tires, then i'm off to the track.
Old 08-21-2010, 12:26 AM
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Hi everyobody! This is my first post. The JRX-PRO looks great!! My dad, brother and I used to race every saturday morning in the early 1990's in Illinois. Last year I was visiting his home and he popped open a large tupperware container with all 3 of our cars, the told toolbox loaded with tires, shock oil, motors, batteries, chargers, radios etce tc. He kept his Double XX but I took my brother's Double XX and my JRX Pro. I have a Futaba radio, my brother had a Airtronics. We both had Tekin TSC 411G, which was state of the art at the time. Mine broke, so I need to get a new one. Any suggestions? This is a trip putting everything back together. These buggies are outfitted with Hydradrives and all sorts of small upgrades. Anyway, I'm glad I came here. I will post pics soon.
Old 09-07-2010, 09:55 AM
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Heres a few of mine. All of them are project cars I'm restoring.

Jrx-Pro


XX


And finally a Junior 2
Old 09-15-2010, 09:30 AM
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some new pics of my JRX2 , ready for the vintage offroad nationals (this weekend 16-19th)

specs:

stock 5 link rear end with spacers where the links connect to the hubs to allow for b4 2.2 wheels.
custom works .125 wheel spacers (fit on the pins)
og shock bodies and xxx cartidges filled with 20wt oil
stock springs
jrxpro bell cranks
hobbywing 60amp xerun sensored esc
novak 17.5 ss motor
turningy 2s 40c 3000 mah batteries
futaba 2.4ghz 2pl radio
futaba s3003 servo
re pro body (it's not a nice body but it's all i could get my hands on) pactra candy purple/metallic blue and white pearl paint
associated b4 wheels
jconcepts double dees out back
proline wide ribs up front
blue alloy hardware and wing buttons
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Old 09-27-2010, 11:24 AM
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Would a XX4 fit in this thread? If so here is a pic
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Old 09-28-2010, 07:51 AM
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absolutley, nice xx4.

i found the current owner of my xx from back in the day, i'm going to buy it back.
Old 10-03-2010, 07:46 PM
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This Losi is almost done. I still need to get some new turnbuckles, new screw kit, and a gear cover. Does anyone have a spare gear cover they wanna sell? Thats the only part that I can see having a hard time finding.

Old 10-12-2010, 06:42 AM
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Default RE: Vintage Losi Thread

I had a thread going but then I found this awesome forum, here's my XX:



When I got it.

After some tlc:



Diff:



Got parts on the way though. This gem included the original box, manual, and flyers for parts and Losi Apparel.

Futaba elecs, Trinity Green Machine 2, etc.






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ORIGINAL: lifeandhowtoliveit

This Losi is almost done. I still need to get some new turnbuckles, new screw kit, and a gear cover. Does anyone have a spare gear cover they wanna sell? Thats the only part that I can see having a hard time finding.
I see them BOTHon eBay all the time.
Old 10-21-2010, 10:11 AM
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ORIGINAL: kaiser01

wooot! 5 link og jrx2 coming my way. i saw this lovely specimen on the bay with a bin, so i pulled the trigger.

i got my first jrx2 back in 88 and regretted selling it ever since.

Quite a find, that looks mint, I'm jealous
Old 10-22-2010, 08:27 AM
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thanks, i love that car. but i race all my vintage stuff so it won't look that nice for long. lol

in the past few months i've added some cool cars to my vintage racer collection, the most recent are a mint rc10t and a mint rc10ce.
all of which i will race, even against modern race buggies/trucks. the 10t is still a competitive club racer and tough as nails.
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Pics of my XX4







Glad I found a Losi thread on here.
XX4 isnt quite a vintage yet, but the car is 12 years old. In 1999 is when the car came out I beileve.
The XX4 is better than the XXX4 G+, when I bought it on RCtech I got the Corr Truck Conversion
for it. And the Ford Heavy Metal Body.

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I always did like the JRX-T 5 link. Just love the body styling
Old 01-31-2011, 01:43 PM
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I learned on another forum how to make an old beat graphite chassis look good as new. All it takes is some carbon fiber vinyl (I bought mine on ebay for $8 for a roll). Heres some before and after pictures. Not too bad huh?

Before:



After:


Old 02-01-2011, 05:27 AM
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thats pretty trick. i'm gonna have to try that on my jrx2, chassis are hard to find.
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I have a old Losi JRX2 parts car for sale if anyone is interested????
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ORIGINAL: schuttman

I have a old Losi JRX2 parts car for sale if anyone is interested????
I'm interested. PM sent.
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WOW!!!  This thread brings back alot of memories for me.  I should start selling my old stuff.  It's a shame as it's not original, like everyone else the modifying never stopped.  Ended up with a JRXT/LXT hybrid.  I should find a way to restore these graphite chassis.  Like most, the underneath is not perfect.


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