for the money, its cheaper to get a new losi 8T v1.0 and put one of the good cheap conversions on it (RC Product Designs conversion would be on my list) than say an RC8T new and one of the conversions currently out for it.
I currently run the RC Monster RC8T conversion. Its very nice, and I like how the weight of the battery pack is more centered. Its pricey though compared to other options like Tekno and Associated conversions.
Bear in mind though, if you want a vehicle that is the current version being ran, you will want the RC8T or the Losi 8T 2.0.
That said, go with what you feel is right for you.
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