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Old 11-20-2014, 03:47 AM   #16
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Save yourself alot of dollars by bying a second hand race car from a known good maker such as XRAY, Yokomo and so on...

Unless your in the top 10 race drivers out there I doubt it will make a differrens for your driving experience which one you buy. If you are in the top 10 you are probably already sponsored by a car maker..

Parts availability and local knowledge is also a factor to your success.

I bought a used T4-14 with lots of spares and options with bodies and a low profile servo of good quality for a little less than a new t4-14.
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Old 11-20-2014, 04:53 AM   #17
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Could you please share the wiki link for TOP RC ?

I've been browsing this T.O.P brand, and it seems it does not regularly being sold in Japan (online retailers), albeit available internationally.
http://racerlog.com/wiki/T.O.P._Photon_EX
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Old 11-20-2014, 05:53 AM   #18
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Tamiya 419, why because this is another useless thread that will get the results as all the others. Ever top car will get the same number of votes. They are all good.
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Old 11-20-2014, 05:56 AM   #19
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ARC R10 2015 ATS
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Old 11-20-2014, 09:45 AM   #20
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Tamiya TL-01


..because yolo
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Old 11-20-2014, 10:40 AM   #21
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..because yolo
This thread just got serious!
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Old 11-20-2014, 11:52 AM   #22
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Unfortunately most people have not driven all teh new chassis, so they are just going to say whatever they own...

Buy whatever most people at your club are racing and be done with it.
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Old 11-20-2014, 01:23 PM   #23
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Seems a unfair question... Carpet, asphalt, ect.... Mod,13.5,17.5 ect... There are a lot of cars and they each have a place that they seem to shine the most.
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Old 11-20-2014, 01:47 PM   #24
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I use a trf418 but my friend who drives the xray t4 likes to crash, a lot and he never ever breaks. Maybe 1 break every 15 track outings.. Where as my trf418 breaks maybe one time every 3 track outings. Most of the breaks are front chubs. Iim an ntermediate driver and my friend with the t4 is still in rookie class but will bump up soon.

Xray parts are much more expensive though. I'm tempted to switch but I'm very happy with my trf418/tb04 tamiya TCS.
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Old 11-20-2014, 04:00 PM   #25
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http://racerlog.com/wiki/T.O.P._Photon_EX
man that was a really good wiki page. my favorite is now-

http://racerlog.com/wiki/Awesomatix_A700

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http://racerlog.com/wiki/T.O.P._Photon_EX
Thank you very much!
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Old 11-20-2014, 09:50 PM   #27
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Thank you very much!
Here's a nice build review as well.

http://www.rcracingni.co.uk/?p=25448
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I've made the switch from Associated 6.2 to the Serpent Eryx 411 3.0. Much easier to drive, I don't have to carry a hobby shop of parts because the associated isn't durable. The Serpent has a lot of nice features, really nice kit.
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Old 11-21-2014, 07:49 AM   #29
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A new year will be upon us soon, and many of us will be upgrading our chassis.
I am personally thinking about upgrading myself.

I know this is a subjective question, but I would love to hear some conversation on what chassis is in your opinion the best bet for racing in 2015. What will the top chassis be?

I have been leaning toward the xray t4 2015. Are xray vehicles really the most durable? The parts sure are expensive. Sometimes 2x what other brands are. What do you guys think?
My VBC Wildfire D06 has proven to be more durable than Xray although the parts aren't that "cheap" (the kit is though). I also believe it to be slightly faster on carpet, easier to work on and much better looking. Lots of great, fast cars to choose from for 2015 but really great durabilty is probably the seperator. Most D06 owners have found more durablilty than Xray (I race with several) with no sacrifices in performance at all.
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man that was a really good wiki page. my favorite is now-

http://racerlog.com/wiki/Awesomatix_A700

Awesomatix A700L
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