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Old 10-26-2007, 08:11 AM   #31
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and another thing....

Do you have any clue as to which market is the largest for these cars?

one clue: it ain't the USA.

it starts with "A" and ends with "sia"
which is properly the biggest market for anything
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which is properly the biggest market for anything
anything except condoms.
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nah them 2 just real small things the only problem is i think they have a quality control problem
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Old 10-26-2007, 10:42 AM   #35
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I have no agenda.

I live in Massachusetts for Christs sake...I'm not a distributor and i dont own a hobby shop.

, but as a Mechanical Engineer myself, i LOVE the fact that they built it....think about it..



Mechanical engineer, come on. Your a petroleum transfering agent at Cumby's down the road.
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:59 AM   #36
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See you Sunday xrayeddy. If it doesnt rain!

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Old 10-26-2007, 12:08 PM   #37
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LMAO!

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Old 10-26-2007, 06:06 PM   #38
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Wow.... When he called you a "MoFo" he really meant it! Didn't he?
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Old 10-28-2007, 09:46 PM   #39
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I'll challenge that ASIA is NOT the largest market for 1/8-scale....they may make a lot, but as far as buying you'll have to show me some proof. Just because they have the largest population means nothing. You know what the average salary is in Asia? Now think of how long they'll have to work to afford a $1,500 buggy...

This isn't a knock at Asia either, it's simply looking at the facts.
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If you go through the "Blown Engine" thread on Starting Grid, you'll see that 3 out of 4 engines in the thread are SH. I'm sure it's because of user error that the engines blew up, but it's enough negative publicity to give SH the reputation of inferiority to some people.
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Current engine count from the s-grid 2007 blown engine thread based on pictures and user accounts.

go-1
werks-2
radical-3
infinity-1
Jp b5-1
traxxas-3
o.s.-8
sh-4
novarossi-10
rb-1
sts-3
jammin-1
collari-1
hpi-1
mach-1
ninja-4
unknown-4

This is not counting admitted user error and the 1 engine that was blown up with explosives.
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What is not taken into account there is how many of each engine is in use. Those numbers are so low they really can not be considered for any scientific determination.
By your recommendations then Novarossi makes motors that are less than good. It is simply not true. They make some of the best engines and everybody and their brother has tried to copy their designs and metalurgy.
Good point, but I do not think it carries a lot of weight.

Try a Sportworks 21 V2 then come back and give some comments.
A lot of bang for the buck. I would tell you how long they last but we have not wore one out yet. It is 18 months old and going on 10 1/2 gallons of racing every week. I'll keep you guys posted of our findings.
SH makes very good motors in my book.

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Further commentary on what 'Innovation' usually is...

http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/10/30/14161/066

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Goodwin's work proves that a counterattack is possible, and maybe easier than many of us imagined. If the dream is a big, badass ride that's also clean, well, he's there already. As he points out, his conversions consist almost entirely of taking stock GM parts and snapping them together in clever new ways. "They could do all this stuff if they wanted to," he tells me, slapping on a visor and hunching over an arc welder. "The technology has been there forever. They make 90% of the components I use."

The problem with Detroit isn't the laws of physics, it's the fact that a guy who never even went to high school can do things -- with stock parts -- that Detroit's auto executives and their armies of engineers claim is impossible. Good ol' American know-how and ingenuity is alive and well, just not where we need it.
From DailyKos Article - Use the link above to read the full article...

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http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/...d-messiah.html

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Hopefully Degani won't publicly "diss" this car too....i think it has promise, and apparently, so does he!
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Here is a link to really good in depth pictures of the car.http://www.shengines.com/ABOUTUS_zcar.htm.Then here is the former Habao Greg Degani's first hand thoughts of his new ride with the SH Z-CAR http://www.neobuggy.net/modules/news...p?storyid=3126.
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