Project: The Ultimate LST2 Race Truck

In this article...
Page 1: Creating the Ultimate Race LST2
Page 2: Chassis
Page 3: Moving Forward
Page 4: Getting Dialed-In
Page 5: Refining the Electronics
Page 6: Getting the Power Down
Page 7: Performance Recap
Posted:  Monday, August 06, 2007
Written By:  Gary Katzer
Copyright:© 2007 Horizon Hobby, Inc.
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Carbon fiber chassis plates.
Carbon fiber graphite chassis plates shave weight off this truck and add some serious style-points.
Bottom aftermarket skid plate.
The Losi hard anodized skid plates protect the underside of your truck from the rigors of a harsh environment.

The basic chassis layout is shared between the LST, LST2, Aftershock, and Mega Baja. The overall design is beefy and strong, yet there’s potential to lighten the truck and add some style and rigidity. I have to admit I absolutely love the way carbon fiber graphite looks on any vehicle; I think it has to do with my background in on-road cars. The Losi Carbon Fiber chassis plates for the LST2 are very lightweight and strong, while adding some style points at the same time. Installing the graphite upper chassis plate and high-performance top plates front and rear was really a no-brainer for me. Along with adding strength and style, the graphite plates also shaved a lot of weight off the truck.

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