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Old 08-08-2014, 04:34 PM   #226
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What-no love for the HB Cyclone??I love mine
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Old 08-08-2014, 05:04 PM   #227
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setup and good driver trumps modern cars. Ive tried every car you listed besides the ARC, and I can say setup and drivers style wins.
AMEN! I would rather run an older car,leaves people scratching their heads on the way home as to how they got beat. It's called hand eye coordination,no $400 chassis kit can give you that......only god can do that!
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Is the sakura zero s classified as a old car?
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Old 08-09-2014, 09:56 AM   #229
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What-no love for the HB Cyclone??I love mine
Amen to that! I run mine in USGT. Now in the hands of a better driver it would find a podium or two!
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Old 08-10-2014, 08:50 AM   #231
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how old does a chassis need to be to make it old?
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Old 08-10-2014, 09:40 AM   #232
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how old does a chassis need to be to make it old?
Most of what is discussed in here would be pre-lipo and brushless. Say 10 years old or so. Sakura zero? That is pretty much a modern-era chassis.
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Old 08-10-2014, 10:58 PM   #233
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I got a TQ in 17.5 TC today at TQ RC Racing with my Losi Type R touring car. The car ran that fast 17.5 lap of the event, and maybe broke the qualifying record. The car nearly drove itself, I just pinned the throttle, cranked the wheel, and gave it absolute hell, but it never fought back. It was a special run, but I clipped a back marker in the main and finished second. The car nearly had the guts to run down the leader but I ran out of time.

The car shrugged off some bad hits, its an anvil of a car, never tweaked or got weird, just recharge, re-sauce the tires, and roll. The only adjustments I made were on the sway bars to keep the chassis from dragging.
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Old 08-10-2014, 11:47 PM   #234
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http://www.hasegawa-net.com/other/ku....asp?kubun=035

This store (in Japan) has a lot of amazing old chassis' for sale.

Some NIB and some used.

Not sure if they will sell or ship outside of Japan.
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Most of what is discussed in here would be pre-lipo and brushless. Say 10 years old or so. Sakura zero? That is pretty much a modern-era chassis.
NiCad, nimh, brushed motors, and ball diffs are considered old school
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NiCad, nimh, brushed motors, and ball diffs are considered old school
Basically. If the chassis has cut outs for C-cells you are certainly getting into "older" territory. If it existed before BL motors were released, old school applies %100.
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Just brought my Alex Barracuda R2 out of retirement. First race night was last Tuesday. Took the heat win in #1, 2nd in #2, and then dead last in the main. My nerves got the best of me! Have not raced on-road in over 8 years! Car was dialed though!





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Basically. If the chassis has cut outs for C-cells you are certainly getting into "older" territory. If it existed before BL motors were released, old school applies %100.
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Do you guys think that the trend of super-flexible touring cars is starting to reverse? My old touring car has all the flex of a piece of steel and doesn't seem to perform the worse for it.
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