R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-15-2007, 03:13 AM   #31
Tech Adept
pearl's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posts: 147
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default nice

I like the Easy Clean Feature! Good job TM! I want one!
pearl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2007, 04:30 AM   #32
Tech Fanatic
trailranger's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Springfield, MO
Posts: 946

I am glad Team Magic has stepped away from the orginal prototype with saddle packs and the clear nerf wings to mount the ESC on. Smack the nerf, and you can be out $200 for a new ESC.

The drive train should not be an issue as some are declaring rotating mass to slow the car down. If a car can hold its corner speed better than any other car, that mass becomes an ally for keeping the car moving faster in tighter courses. Yes the straight-a-way speed accelerations would be slightly slower, but your corner enteries and exits will have higher speeds due to a lower yaw CG.

I have been waiting a year for the realease of this car
It may be to late for me to convert to the EP4. I ended up with a used Xray T2 which was way faster for me in stock than my TC3 ever was. Not to mention, forgiving in every aspect. I have also heard that 1/10 pan cars may be making a come back and I may ride that bandwaggon beacause there will be one less diff to build, and 12 less bearings to replace.
trailranger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2007, 05:57 AM   #33
Tech Master
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Brisbane. Australia
Posts: 1,820
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)

this car could be a revolution this and the mi3 are the most inetresting looking cars in awhile guess track time will decide
Josh P
to make Keith happy
Corally phi
SP 5.5,17.5
aus jd 2703 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2007, 06:04 AM   #34
Tech Apprentice
tomt2's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 80

Originally Posted by bighurt98 View Post
Why does so many racers start dogging something when it just comes out?? Look, There are 8 or 9 solid electric sedans that can win at any race depending on the quality of the driver.

HB Cyclone
Team Magic?

If I left one off, sorry.

Most of us that race can't push the car to the limits of design to know if one car is better than another. If you are slower with one car than another, then some characteristic of that car is better for you or your setup is off. All of these cars can win.

So stetching its legs is only part of the racing. The car looked like it rotated really well and had solid transitions left to right. When a big time driver changes cars and decides to race the E4, and then wins, everybody will say the car is great. No, it just means that driver can out race anybody in any car and that car is very compatible with all the others.

So, everybody, give the car a chance before you rip it. It has some unique concepts and looks well balanced. It just might surprise you.
I wasn't bashing the car, I really like the car, it's just the video shows nothing about the performance of the car like most carpet racing.
tomt2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2007, 09:37 AM   #35
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Miami Fl.
Posts: 407

VERY NICE CAR.....i may have to look deeper into getting one or a serpent s400
MERCCER4LIFE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2007, 04:14 PM   #36
Tech Fanatic
trailranger's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Springfield, MO
Posts: 946

Here is the EP E4 ProtoType, notice the nerf mounted ESC and saddle packs,


Last edited by trailranger; 09-16-2007 at 03:20 AM. Reason: Made the screen too wide
trailranger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2007, 05:19 PM   #37
Tech Elite
wallyedmonds's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Brampton ont canada
Posts: 3,662

where and when can i get one

wallyedmonds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2007, 03:55 AM   #38
Tech Elite
MrUnlimited's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,452

From the official Team Magic website:
It looks great but I personally don't like the 3 belt system.
U5 Formulaboat 1/8 hydroplane - MHZ138 AQUAMANIA - Axial Exo Terra - Tamiya Avante - LC Racing EMB1 - Atomic AMZ 4WD Touring car
MrUnlimited is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2007, 08:01 AM   #39
Tech Elite
UK.hardcore's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Belgium.
Posts: 2,135

this car is pure magic really.

i hope its tough as nails, and fast.

A racecar is only as good as the mechanic who build it.
UK.hardcore is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2007, 10:58 AM   #40
Tech Elite
Francis M.'s Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Yorba Linda, CA
Posts: 4,716
Trader Rating: 2 (100%+)

This car looks great. I'm not sure about the three belt system but then this is the first car i've seen with centralized batteries and retaining standard length suspension arms and axles.
Francis M. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2007, 11:59 AM   #41
Tech Fanatic
trailranger's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Springfield, MO
Posts: 946

Car looks great, just needs some more METAL....


this technology pretty much has come around in the last few years. The ability to cast very precise yes stronger than normal Titanium products.

Most metals have crystaline structure, or you can have amorphous structure like glass. The result with an alloy twice as strong as steel or normal titanium alloys with the casting performance of plastic.

Say goodbye to the brown Spring Steel and hello shiny Liquidmetal for:
layshafts, axle stubs, out drives, and turn buckles.

What do you think Joel, going to give liquidmetal a try?
trailranger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2007, 01:58 PM   #42
Tech Initiate
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: U.K.
Posts: 41

Just got reply from Team Magic, the car will cost around $400 That's more than TC5!!
black_spl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2007, 02:49 PM   #43
Tech Elite
MR JOLLY's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: MOOD;; feeling good not racing ,saving shed loads of money,lovely Tan i have aswell
Posts: 4,762

Originally Posted by MR JOLLY View Post
can the TM car take the orion or trakpower hard cased li-po,s with no modification ???
same question still..........
does need a answer plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.........
EAMotorsports;;BRCA 27t National 2007 Champ's
FKO4,AdyB fan club !!
saying of the month;;The Past is History, the Future is a Mystery, this Moment is a Gift- that's why it's called The Present.
MR JOLLY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2007, 04:42 PM   #44
Tech Regular
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 357
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)

try posting your question on their forum... www.rcview.com
Lycan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2007, 08:12 PM   #45
Tech Fanatic
ttso's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 900
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)

Had it on my hand last Sunday, from what I saw there is no problem to fit hardcase LiPO, maybe replacing bottom loading plate is enough, unless it's way too big.
ttso is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
team magic m1b pitdog Nitro Off-Road 447 04-30-2013 08:17 AM
FS: Team Magic G4 - LRP Z12R Team Spec 2 - Add RX/TX LogiK Australia For Sale/Trade 1 08-03-2007 01:00 AM
Brian Berry Joins Team Phenix/Team Magic Motorman Nitro On-Road 27 03-07-2006 04:51 AM
Team Magic G4 J_Longbrake R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 0 10-07-2004 06:56 PM
Team Magic G4 "Black Magic" tennessee Nitro On-Road 32 04-20-2003 10:40 AM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 01:26 AM.

Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.0