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Old 10-18-2007, 09:26 PM   #31
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I race a Turmoil Pro right now. It's my first year so I wanted to keep it at an entry level price. I just ran 4th in a Pro Series race before I broke 15 mins into the 1/8th Int. Amain. Is a better car going to make me a better/faster driver?
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Old 10-18-2007, 09:33 PM   #32
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Yes and No

If you suck at driving your just Kinda pretty much at a Brick wall

If your good, Yeah, Go get a AE, KYOSHO, or a MUGEN

That will help some. But You wont be some superstar just cause you changed Cars
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I'm just trying to get into 1/8th scale buggy right now, I will worry about how good I am later. I think I'm pretty good at my truggy
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Sweet, I didn't know that. It is missing the front sway bar though.

Has any one try'ed this clutch? http://cgi.ebay.com/WERKS-1-8th-Scal...QQcmdZViewItem I heard that it was really good.
A sway bar is nothing more than a section of piano wire bent to length. Find out what your stock front bar thickness is, go to the hobby shop and buy some piano wire in that size. Bend it to match the rear bar and cut it to length. I made a lighter than stock front bar to fit my Mugen that way... helped it steer better.

I know a couple of people that run the Werks clutch. It's supposed to be absolutely GREAT.
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A sway bar is nothing more than a section of piano wire bent to length. Find out what your stock front bar thickness is, go to the hobby shop and buy some piano wire in that size. Bend it to match the rear bar and cut it to length. I made a lighter than stock front bar to fit my Mugen that way... helped it steer better.

I know a couple of people that run the Werks clutch. It's supposed to be absolutely GREAT.


I might give that a try.

I was just wondering if it would be a good investment or not, wouldn't want to spend that much on it and it not be worth a damn.
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Old 10-18-2007, 10:55 PM   #36
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Gents,

How come no one mention Thunder Tiger EB4/S3 nowadays ? Looks like rc8 is taking over & I'm a step behind again & will be for at least another year or two as I do not plan to move on just yet (greedy me got 3 of them buggerys).

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yea the WEREKs clutches are pretty sweet, id grab one if i had anymore cash left, hehe just spent over 1900AUS on my set up, worth every penny
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Old 10-19-2007, 12:11 AM   #38
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Kyosho rules in the drivetrain department. If you want to race and not worry about the car wearing out, get a k-car.
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Kyosho rules in the drivetrain department. If you want to race and not worry about the car wearing out, get a k-car.


Do they even make anything that is afordable? All there buggy's are like 5 or $600
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Kyosho rules in the drivetrain department. If you want to race and not worry about the car wearing out, get a k-car.
Whatever you think... that isn't what the guys that I know who run them tell me. Not as bad as the Losi, but not exactly up to Xray or even Mugen standards either. Great cars when they're maintained well, handle like they're on rails.

Mugens are a little sloppy on handling, tend to push, but very forgiving... they don't turn as good as the others...

Now for BUILD QUALITY (not talking about how easy it is to drive!) nobody can match Xray! The older cars are "tail happy" though... tend to be a little difficult to drive. Dunno about the new one, I've never driven one.
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Do they even make anything that is afordable? All there buggy's are like 5 or $600
Dude... you don't need a new car. There's nothing wrong with a Hyper 7 Pro... it's a good, solid car, well made, can be competitive with the right driver even if it isn't the latest buggy.
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KYOSHO NOUGH SAID
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Dude... you don't need a new car. There's nothing wrong with a Hyper 7 Pro... it's a good, solid car, well made, can be competitive with the right driver even if it isn't the latest buggy.

I like the sounds of that, I can't wait to get that thing going.
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Kyosho rules in the drivetrain department. If you want to race and not worry about the car wearing out, get a k-car.
+1 kyosho baby...........KYOSHO!!!!
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