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Old 03-28-2010, 12:44 PM   #1
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Default Debating: TC3 Nitro vs Electric

Trying to decide which to get.. Will the nitro version with a OS .18tz n racing pipe be as fast? or faster? than a good electric setup?

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Electric with the proper motor is faster and less hassle than a nitro car.
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+1 on the electric. Even a mild electric motor will deliver quicker lap times than a nitro mill. The nitro sounds cooler and might be about as fast on a large oval, but electric gives you a lit more options.
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The single biggest advantage that I can find to a Nitro car is that when you run out of juice you just squirt it again and run some more. You can get more punch and more speed from an electric with a hot brushless setup. Raw torque and acceleration. Boo Yaaaaa !!

Of course the key here is a GOOD electric set up. Nitro will run all over a weak electric system.
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