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Old 11-26-2007, 11:52 AM   #16
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I wouldn't worry about 1/8 scale electric taking over 1/8 nitro until NASCAR racing consist of electric hybrids. It won't happen. Too many gear heads out there that love the rumble of gas/nitro engines.
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:24 PM   #17
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Nitro racing is already gone where I live!



Gone until Wednesday night

And after that, it's gone until Saturday afternoon!
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:43 PM   #18
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Thats FUNNY right ther hahahahahaah!
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:53 PM   #19
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Nitro is too cool. I'll never own another electric, except maybe a Mini-T for inside.
The experience is just so much better, if it wasn't for the nitro engine in my car, I wouldn't be doing it.
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Old 11-26-2007, 12:57 PM   #20
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i like the sound and the smell, and the performance for so little money and the fact you can run all day without wating for any batteries to recharge. but i don't think i'll get another nitro. its too much hassle. stripping engine bolts, always careful of dirt in the engine, it breaks more when you hit things because of the 700g of aluminium in the rear of your car etc etc etc...
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:08 PM   #21
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I think Nitro will survive. buy just to a small crowd.
Electric is a one man operation.
Nitro you have to have a pit man. This is the killer. Finding a pit man.
It will never go away yet I don't see it growing. I think electric is the future.
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:38 PM   #22
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Nitro is not going away any time soon, but electric will be taking over a little of the "nitro" territory in the future.

The limited runtime and horsepower is no longer an issue with electric. That's the past.... it's now possible to have long races, and do it with all the power of nitro too.

1/4 scale is still a good place for fuel.

I'm not bashing nitro at all.... I can get pumped up to run/race smoke belching nitros as much as the next guy. But it comes at a price... and with a mess.

Electrics open up more opportunities for racing in come places... indoors and night races... and maybe in certain environmentally wacko places
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:43 PM   #23
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the brushless/lipo has great power i just doent like the way the power band feels...
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:06 PM   #24
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the brushless/lipo has great power i just doent like the way the power band feels...
Check this out. This is the power band your looking for. Novak..

http://www.teamnovak.com/products/co...kit/index.html

Leave the completion choking on your dust.
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Check this out. This is the power band your looking for. Novak..

http://www.teamnovak.com/products/co...kit/index.html

Leave the completion choking on your dust.
i sold out all my electric stuff awhile ago and said i would never go back...
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i sold out all my electric stuff awhile ago and said i would never go back...
I never say never. To be honest I am a better electric racer than gas.
I got rid of all my electrics to, not one esc or any thing.

Next year maybe but I'm stocking up for next years gas 1st.
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yes, it's going away......but it will be back in 4 months when it warms up here
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I love nitro & electric but I'll bet as we become "greener" the tree huggers will eventually turn their attention to our chemicals (fuel & oils) & our emmisions (see the blue smoke) and mess up nitro for us.
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We sold our 1/10th scale electric and got into 1/8th scale nitro. Both have their pros and cons. I am now building an 1/8th scale electric one thing I am not fond of is the price! Nitro is cheaper to get going....long run not sure if the prices balance out. Another thing about electric ( someone stated this on the forum somewhere) "electic runs on smoke and once you let it out it is over"

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Nitro will never die


The noise, the smell the fact you can say my little car has an engine no way

Nitro forever!!!!!


!!! Nitro Forever !!!
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