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Old 09-17-2008, 05:41 AM   #1
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Whats your opinions of this particular electric off-roader.
Looking at both models (the standard and the Flux with a brushless setup).
Standard model is $399AU and for the flux with a 10T motor $460AU
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Old 09-17-2008, 06:10 AM   #2
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I think it loos awesome in the video on their website. I used to be a huge HPI fan. I had several RS4s and RS4MTs and i still have this blinged version of the Micro RS4. anyway. yeah its nice looking, and a cool 2wd stadium type truck.
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Old 09-17-2008, 07:05 AM   #3
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I have the Flux and it is a very good truck. It is very fast and it is very tough.
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the regular one looks better, but the flux has a brilliant spec (CC sidewinder and 5700kv motor) and is SO fast!
HPI E-Firestorm - Tamiya TA05 racer (carbon chassis, 10.5 brushless etc) - LRP Blast S10 BX - Revo 2.5r truggy conversion (in progress)
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My friend just got an E-firestorm RTR (not the flux, which I hear is incredible!!!) but he got one and we went up and tried VERY hard to break it....We couldn't and it was as fast as my modified (19T Challenger/2S Lipo) Slash.

I couldn't recommend it more...and everyone I talk to I tell them about the E-firestorm!!!!
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Old 09-18-2008, 04:09 AM   #6
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Most opinions seem positive, check the other thread here for more info.
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Old 09-18-2008, 06:22 AM   #7
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I switched the rear arms, replaced the shocks, & mounted cvds on it. Now, it performs identical to a t-4. Oh yeah, it's also much more durable.
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