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Old 10-09-2007, 11:31 PM   #1
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im looking at getting a 1:8 buggy and i'v narrowed it down to three but can't decide which one to get. The buggys are:

1. losi 8ight
2. xray xb8-tq
3. cen Matrix
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Hi,
im looking at getting a 1:8 buggy and i'v narrowed it down to three but can't decide which one to get. The buggys are:

1. losi 8ight
2. xray xb8-tq
3. cen Matrix
Team Losi 8ight


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Old 10-10-2007, 12:48 AM   #3
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I run the xray xb8 tq. xray is unmatched in quality.
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Old 10-10-2007, 08:59 AM   #5
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I would say if your looking at the x-ray the newer xb8-ec would be the better choice. The new car has some refinements over the old car and it really helps on the track.
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If you are a smooth driver then the Losi is the car for you. If you like to sqaure and shoot and really push the car then go with Xray. But whatever you do stay far far away from CEN. That car sucks.
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If you are a smooth driver then the Losi is the car for you. If you like to sqaure and shoot and really push the car then go with Xray. But whatever you do stay far far away from CEN. That car sucks.
Why do you say the CEN is no good?
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for the cost, the Matrix doenst appear to be all that bad.

you should include the Jammin XR C1 FTE in the mix. its a very nice 1/8th buggy.
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Possibly because they had a "toy" car reputation up until a few years ago? Actually, there's a good factory driver up here in the Northeast that runs the CEN buggy and truggy and does really well with them. Well anyway, I would recommend the Losi 8ight, parts are available for it everywhere, not to mention the car itself is innovative and just plain badass
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Simply....................... Xray
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Xray. You'll never break it and the qaulity is unreal. I should've never gotten rid of mine.
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Of those 3, X-ray for the quality.
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The Xray is the most durable, and will require the least maitinence.
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If your list is down to those 3, I would narrow it to the Xray EC and Losi 8. From there buy what you have support for at your track or what you think you would enjoy more. Both are some of the most well built and capable vehicles, and like any well built buggy, can take a beating by The Punisher himself. I chose the Losi 8 because I like that it doesn't look "phat" and because a good friend drives one, so we can share parts and tips. Now the only thing different about he and I are the damn servos! Lets see: Team Magic F8 bag, Futaba 3PKS w/ FASST, C6BB 92mm header 2045 pipe. He uses JR servos and I will shortly be tossing my Airtronics 358s for the JR 9100S. It makes it quite nice to be able to compare our cars, AND now we cant blame our loss on anything but ourselves! Again, buy what you think you would enjoy more, its a hobby, so go have fun!
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[QUOTE=rezenclowd3;3753228]If your list is down to those 3, I would narrow it to the Xray EC and Losi 8. QUOTE]


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