Originally posted by Kyew
do not speak too soon. for all you know there might be 'new improved' versions with different suspension geometries, bulkheads, etc six months down the road. manufacturers can be unpredictable, and historically japanese manufacturers tend to come out with new products/versions faster than american ones like ae or losi.
True...true.....but what I am certain of is that there wont be any threaded shocks, aluminum wheel hex's, or titanium turnbuckles to buy. Its all in there....the first time!
The most I expect to see anytime soon is maybe graphite composite arms or something like that. But since I don't bother with that stuff anyway, it wont matter much to me.
As for all this one-way breakage talk, I agree with Johnbull. So much of it is in how you drive and also how you build. I now own a Kyosho KX-1. Supposedly a car with THE weakest one-way ever. Yet, by building it as Kyosho says, and using their tips, the one-way has yet to get damaged in a crash or simply failed as some previous owners claimed.
The way I see it, deciding to hold off on buying a car, just waiting around to see if people have breakage problems is like waiting to see if the sun is going to rise! Its gonna happen!
Like I said, on one end you'll hear "brokomo" and on the other end you'll hear "it never breaks ever".....and the truth is somewhere in the middle. Which end your closest to though, is entirely dependant on how well you drive.