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Old 06-10-2004, 08:56 PM   #5401
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for some reason, i knew i shoulda just asked u... everytime i get a new car, u got the answers 2 all my dumb questions...lol

actually, getchell, n i r goin 2 west chester pa to race, about a 2 hr ride... so we are leavin 2morrow nite, cuz were takin his f150 . dougs maybe in 2 weeks...wanna go with us?
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Old 06-10-2004, 09:05 PM   #5402
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Old 06-10-2004, 09:14 PM   #5403
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I had the TC3 some years ago and love it becos it was the most aggressive car off the line and out of the corners compared to the others.

Now I am coming back to RC and wondering if I should buy another TC3 which seems to be a little dated now OR should I try out the HPI Pro4?

Any brothers here who had driven both of these 2 cars? Which has the more agressive corners and acceleration? PLs advise I am dying to get back but just do not know which car to start with again ...
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Old 06-10-2004, 09:17 PM   #5404
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punky thanks for the invite but i'll be on vacation then picked up big D's mini cooper should of just had pusher pay him.
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Old 06-10-2004, 09:18 PM   #5405
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Dude, I think everyone is ignoring you because, well, this is the PRO 4 thread! What do you think were going to say?
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Old 06-10-2004, 09:23 PM   #5406
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Dude, I think everyone is ignoring you because, well, this is the PRO 4 thread! What do you think were going to say?

exactly, we are just going to say good things about the Pro4... why dont u just pick your self, its not that hard i know i been threw 3 cars in the past 2 1/2 years..... ive driven a/e,losi, and now pro4 and i like the pro4 the most..... so yea two thumbs up for the Pro4

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or u can just buy both and save your self the pain of picking between the two.. but thats just my opion
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Old 06-10-2004, 09:35 PM   #5407
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Guys, I don't think he was trying to start trouble....

tslim,

The TC3 is still a great car. It is STILL competitive, but I've noticed that many are trying other brands, simply b/c they've run the AE for so long (myself included). I don't think the design is too outdated, I think the parts are more of the problem. I had to do a LOT of work to my FT TC3 to get it as smooth and free as the Pro4 was right out of the box. I mean, I had one of the ORIGINAL TC3 gear boxes, and it didn't have the binding problems that the new cases have.

IMHO, the pro4 is everything the TC3 is, but has the improvements that AE probably is going to make, i.e, the pivot blocks, the bellcrank system, a smoother drivetrain, lighter components, better bearings and the list goes on and on.

Which do you get then? Well, it's ultimately up to you, but give the Pro4 a try, it was a refreshing change for me and it is quite fast straight out of the box.

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Old 06-10-2004, 09:46 PM   #5408
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Default tc3 vs. pro4

im still new w/ my pro 4. i would like to get alot more steering in it, and i have 2 find a good rollout 4 my track. i had a tc3, and it was perdy good, but it too needed steering on that track. my lap times are about the same with both cars now, and i know what needs to be fixed on the pro 4. i think it was a little harder with the tc3 cuz it wasnt "straight". the pro 4 seems to be a little straighter to me, dont know why, or how, it just does. that is the same with all the 4's i have driven and seen. infact, sport let me run his, and he's why i bought the dang car...i really hate that guy. j/p

me personally, i would go with the hpi, especially after they have parts, and tuning options out for it.
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oh, and if i slip and type poo 4, plz dont get angry w/me, its a bad habit from when i was lost in the tc3 days
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i been threw 3 cars in the past 2 1/2 years..... i
Damn...Since march of last year:

1. TC3
2. XXX-S
3. MR4-TC SD
4. TC3 FT
5. Pro 4
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Old 06-10-2004, 09:58 PM   #5411
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u guys make me seem pretty slow

1.tc3
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in the past 5 years
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Old 06-10-2004, 10:00 PM   #5412
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Believe me, going through as many cars as I have, does not make me any faster, only hundreds of dollars poorer
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Old 06-10-2004, 10:01 PM   #5413
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i can see that, my problem tho, was that i bought a new tc3 almost every year
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There is no best car, there is only consumer preference.
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Old 06-10-2004, 10:10 PM   #5415
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