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Old 09-24-2007, 06:56 PM   #1
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i dont know if i should get an ofna force motor cuz i dont know how well they do compared to other motors, the.26 is like $110 and the .28 is like $120 these prices were found at south east rc.
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Old 09-24-2007, 09:59 PM   #2
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All I know is that a good .21 can beat either of these engines hands down. They're just engineeeeered crapppppppily!

A hyper 8 port .21 can produce more power for about the same price as the 28 you mentioned.

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but buy unused, as used ones are sometimes totally worn out
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My experiences with the force engines are they are hard to tune and really don't make much power. If you are looking for a decent priced engine that makes good power try the Sportwerks, Axial or GO Tech engines. Just my opinion.
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yeah i was thinking the Axial .28 1S. its like $120, can someone clue me in on the engine and its advantages compared to the ofna force .28
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I had a few force engines years ago and always had problems keeping a tune along with not producing much power .Depending on what you are putting an engine in will help determine the best engine for you . I have the Axial .28 1S in my truggy and it rips and has more power and rpm then you will ever need .
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yeah i was thinking the Axial .28 1S. its like $120, can someone clue me in on the engine and its advantages compared to the ofna force .28
the axial .28 is a much better engine than the force .28...
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the ofna force is terrible............wont hold tune and wont last long, less than 1 gallon for my CRT .28 force...JUNK!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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alright thanks alot guys, is there any more .26/.28 motors i should know about that is no the cheapish side.
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SH .28 is a good engine also and is around $150 .
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or the Sportwerks .26 heck even the .21 I run that in my Mugen truggy and it flies and it was a $190 dollar motor.

EDIT:and the price on the .26 is about $120
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I've got a Force .28, it came in my RTR Ofna buggy and I've put a little over a gallon through it and it's holding up just fine. It holds a tune pretty well and is fast as hell.

So far it hasn't given me any reason to say it's junk other than the pull start ripping right out of it. That doesn't bother me any...it only bothers the people who have to let me borrow their starter boxes
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The Force motors are crap for the money.

You'll be much better off with the OFNA Hyper .21 or Picco/Jammin .21s in terms of a $100~150 motor. I would spend a little more and get the Go-Tech motor, though.

If you have a buggy, just get a .21. Buggies are designed for this size motor. A good .21 will outperform a .26~.30 in the same buggy. If you ever want to race it, you'll have a legal motor.

Don't get hung up on 'bigger is better'. When it comes to buggies, it isn't true.

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hmm alright thanks.
would anyone object to that, is bigger better in buggies or not?
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I have a Force .28 and it's ok. I got pulled on the straight by a stock 8T RTR though. As for buggy engines, try the Jammin .21 or even the Picco .21 Evo. Or if you have the money, go with the OS VZB-Vspec.
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