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This is the Losi 8IGHT Electric Conversion Kit Hardware Package. Electric-oriented modelers eager to drive Losi's renowned 8IGHT, 8IGHT 2.0, 8IGHT-T or 8IGHT-T 2.0 are going to love this 8IGHT Electric Conversion Hardware Kit! The kit converts the nitro-powered 8IGHT family of products into an electric-powered ride. The hardware kit includes a molded battery tray and straps for up to a 5 cell LiPo pack, radio tray, aluminum motor mount, 2 pinion gears (1 for buggy, 1 for truggy), spur gear and all screws and washers needed to mount the components to the chassis.


  • Molded battery tray with three hook and loop straps capable of holding a 3-5 cell LiPo battery pack
  • Radio tray designed specifically for the 8IGHT-E
  • Comes with all hardware, including screws and washers needed to mount components to chassis
  • Two pinion gears (15T and 16T) and one 45T spur gear
  • Fits both 8IGHT and 8IGHT 2.0 family buggies and trucks!

This product was added to our catalog on September 30, 2008.

fred ferrando (CH)
Verified Owner
Yes, the spur gear may touch the rear diff mount: to avoid this I placed a small washer between the bearing and the mount... perfect! I like the plastic spur because the noise of the transmission gets very smooth then. If you don't want it, a metal gear 45T is available at Losi. The resulting layout of the buggy is nice and clear, and it is well balanced.
joe elliott
good stuff !! not junk !! fits the 3.0 nitro b/t as well
Chris Ashcroft
The spur rubs a bit but after running it that solved itself LoL. The layout is very nice but I must say it is confusing. They really need a instruction kit. The plastic spur has already survived a standing backflip and a couple on throttle landings w/o much sign of wear. Yes it does rub, and yes it needs slight mods for bigger spur gears but honestly it is better then the last home brewed conversion that I did.
anthony aspromonte
its funny how the average person is sooooooo clueless. They have no skillz what so ever and of course have to make stupid comments about how bad somthing is. Makes me sad :( knowing how many dumb people there r in this world.
Brian Calapini
Verified Owner
Finally installed the conversion on my Losi 8T. Yes the diff mount is too short, this is where Losi needs to revise their production making the the diff mounts 1/8th"- 1/4" taller. Besides the slight imperfection, overall it's a well thought of product.
David Ortiz
Verified Owner
Some people have no idea what they are talking about..MR>JUNK JUNK JUNK ..... mainly due to poor education and little to no problem solving skills!. .not even verified owner this guy .. ANYWAY! ... This is a great kit, the best on the market for the money .. yes a shim is needed to space the center diff , to keep from rubbing the back of the spur gear ..less that a 3 cent fix.... other than that! no other issues i run two of these kit for my 8ight 2.0 truggy and buggy . they perform flawlessly .... proper gear mesh is critical ..for smooth and quiet operation ...... A++++++++ kit ...
Dustin Shepherd
Verified Owner
Great kit, IMO do not use the brace that goes under the rear of the motor. Makes it the same as an 8e 2.0 kit but then you can add your own speed control/motor setup!!
Alex B
Just get the metal 45t losi spur! You need to use motors with M4 screws. If you want to use a bigger spur just use a metal grinding bit and mill a notch under the gear for clearence. Don't go all the way through the chassis!
Marshall Sadler
Warning do not buy the junk ARSE losi electric conversion kit. the plastic spur gear rubs against the rear center diff mount big time. JUNK JUNK JUNK not to mention that u can only use the plastic spur gear unless u want to cut up you losi race roller chassis, so glad my Tekno is coming. There is nothing about this kit that is good. I had to end up buying the Tekno kit because this one is so bad

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