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Old 01-16-2017, 05:38 PM   #1
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I'm currently running Losi 3.0 truggy, but think I want a buggy. Local TRAVK supports tekno, Losi, mugen, and serpent. I have the chance to buy a tekno 4.3 and newer serpent but not sure which way to go?? Advice?
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I would go Tekno all the way. I've owned three of their kits since I've been in the hobby and I've loved each one. The only other car I liked more was a mugen mbx6t Eco but parts were expensive and not many places carried spares.
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Old 01-16-2017, 06:33 PM   #4
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Yea been reading and like the fact that tekno is also known as tankno... Lol
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Tekno but I would get the eb48.4
It's that much better and resale will be much higher.
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Old 01-16-2017, 06:46 PM   #6
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What kind of track layout and size are you running on ?

The reason why is because on a tight techinal outdoor track layout the Tekno are just better and on bigger tracks more open get rough kind of layouts the HB, Mugen, Associated, Agama with the wider chassis, work better on them you can tune to make them work on tight techinal smaller tracks though .
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180x160 ish hard pack indoor
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Is the .4 that much better for a new buggy guy?
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180x160 ish hard pack indoor


Would you have a pic of your track ? ]

Since its indoor I'm thinking its tight and not to big of a track so the Tekno would work better out of the box.
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Yea kinda tight ...but I suck so all driving mistakes will be mine
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Yea kinda tight ...but I suck so all driving mistakes will be mine


Ok i think the Tekno would be better on it ive heard the newer Tekno buggys are easyier to drive .
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.3 good?? Thanks for all the help
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.3 good?? Thanks for all the help
There are quite a few small changes between the .3 and .4. You could ad the wide rear hanger
and narrow arms but until you get good enougb to not crash every lap the Teknos durability
will serve you well.

You can check out the changes on Teknos website.

Just dont buy someones beater.
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So pretty easy to convert a .3 to a .4
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There are quite a few small changes between the .3 and .4. You could ad the wide rear hanger
and narrow arms but until you get good enougb to not crash every lap the Teknos durability
will serve you well.

You can check out the changes on Teknos website.

Just dont buy someones beater.
No I found a sponsered guys new .3 forsale, never run
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