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Losi Tenacity DB Pro Buggy limited edition “Desert Sand”

Losi Tenacity DB Pro Buggy limited edition “Desert Sand”

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Submitted By
Don Almeido
Henderson, Nevada, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title Losi Tenacity DB Pro Buggy limited edition "Desert Sand"
Vehicle Class Buggy
Chassis Brand Losi
Chassis Model Legendary TEN Platform 3mm Plate, 6061-T6 Aluminum
Body Brand Custom
Body Model Fox Racing Livery – Race Inspired Scale Body
Custom Body Brand and Model Fox Racing Livery with additional racing sponsor factory decals
Other Body Brand and Model losi
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Spektrum™ Firma® 4-Pole 3150Kv 550 Motor
Speed Control Brand and Model Spektrum Firma Smart 130A Brushless ESC
Battery Brand and Model Dynamite Reaction 2 11.1v 5000mah 3S 50C Lipo Hardcase EC5
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model Pro-Line ProTrac F-11 Bead-Loc Short Course Wheels

Pro-Line Fronts Mohawk SC 2.2/3.0 Short Course Truck Tires

Pro-Line Rears Sling Shot SC 2.2/3.0 Short Course Paddle Tires

Shocks Brand and Model Losi Aluminum body, filled w/35wt oil, 12mm Coil-Over Oil Filled Shocks with Pre-Load Adjustment
Axles Brand and Model Losi DB Pro
Paint Brand and Model Tamiya PS 48 semi gloss silver driver /passenger helmets
Graphics Brand and Model Losi and MCI-racing
Scale Accessories Brand and Model 2- RC 1/10 Scale Red Fire Extinguisher Style #2

1-Navagator passenger GoPro Helmet camera

Light System Brand and Model Losi Brilliant LED lights on a integrated light bar system.
Radio System Brand and Model Spektrum™ DX2e Active™ radio system with Spektrum™ Speedometer allows you to instantly see your vehicle's speed in real time.
Other Options Brand and Model EXOTEK TENACITY PRO HD STEERING SET #1930
EXOTEK FAN BLASTER, 40MM, alloy shroud #1919
Further Description/Back Story I thrive on taking RTR rc models and adding a special flare to each build. This Losi Tenacity DB Pro (Fox Livery version) comes ready to rock right out of the box! So making the buggy better became the challenge. I started with upgrading the the steering servo to a matching gold Savox SC-1257TG Super Speed Titanium Gear Digital unit. The steering assembly was upgraded to a Exotek Tenacity HD Pro unit. The motor and esc are factory Spectrum units with a FAN BLASTER, 40MM, alloy shroud from Exotek. The car was built in mind as a limited edition "Desert Sand" version from Losi (Joking of course) so I chose the Proline Short Course Bead-loc wheels with Proline Mohawk SC front and Slingshot SC rear paddles for the rear.

I changed out the factory all white rear wing to a "black" replacement carefully removing the factory decals to the new wing to look more sinister. The interior driver and passenger helmets were repainted and touched up as well. The buggy racing navigator sports a Rugged Radios communication system including a HD Go-Pro helmet camera. A pair of scale detailed easy access roll cage mounted safety fire extinguishers and a final touch was applying a total of 34 matching industry racing decals on each side of the buggy from MCI-racing without making it look to overdone.

I had to stretch my imagination a bit on this build because Losi did such an amazing job on this car straight out of the box.

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