Answer Center

Welcome to the Answer Center

Losi’s Answer Center provides answers to frequently asked questions about Losi vehicles, parts and the RC hobby. Click on a subject heading below to view questions and answers relating to your selection.


Learn about a transmitter-less vehicle option for RC enthusiasts who already own a surface DSM transmitter. This money-saving innovation allows you to add a Losi Bind-N-Drive vehicle to your collection without the extra cost or clutter of an additional transmitter.

Brushless Motors

Learn more about Losi’s revolutionary line of Xcelorin Brushless Systems, and how they will improve the performance of your electric vehicle.


Learn more about the latest technology for Losi vehicles. We have included information on DSM, receivers, transmitters and servos.


Learn more about engines offered by Losi. Find information on how to keep your engine tuned and maintained for optimum performance.

LiPo Batteries

Get the true facts about LiPo batteries. Find best-practice tips on using, charging and storing your LiPo batteries.

Nitrotane Fuel

Learn more about Nitrotane, Losi’s high performance fuel.

Option Parts

Learn more about hop-up parts and optional accessories that will enhance the performance and look of your Losi vehicle.

Pit Gear

Find out more about Losi’s tools, gauges and RC storage and transport products designed specifically for use with RC vehicles.


Get tips on installing a SmartDiff on your 1/8-scale 8IGHT/2.0-platform vehicle. You will also find tips on SmartDiff tuning as well as maintaining your SmartDiff to ensure optimal performance.


Find out about Losi’s different tire compounds, which tires are best for your track surface, why foam inserts are imperative to your vehicle’s performance and more.


Unsure which Losi vehicle is right for you? Find answers to your questions on electric ready-to-runs, nitro kits, necessary vehicle option parts and accessories and much more.

General FAQs

Find out more about Losi, Losi’s Race Team and the RC hobby.