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Old 05-13-2008, 06:47 AM   #1
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What should I race Buggy or Truggy? I like alot of both and can't decide. So I'm goona ask you guys what you think.
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Old 05-13-2008, 07:18 AM   #2
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everyone have such a thought either should go for truggy or buggy..
things should be firstly what is your local hobby scene ? 2nd what type of driver are you?

1st if more people play buggy then just get a buggy.
2nd if you are non racer and just plain bashing go for truggy.
truggy is easier to handle. if you want more challenging things to play with buggy is the way to go. hope this helps . cheerss
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What should I race Buggy or Truggy? I like alot of both and can't decide. So I'm goona ask you guys what you think.
Have you ever driven either? Truggies are easier to drive, require less skill, but the handling is not as precise... Buggies are more precise, but are traction limited. Overall the average driver can turn faster lap times with a truggy than a buggy, all else being equal.
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I love buggy racing......but the Truggy has become my goal of racing. The tires last longer and I can run bigger motors. I'm going to put a O.S. .28 in this week.
The motor is the biggest part of the fun factor for me.

They handle a lot better than buggy as far as the terrain and with some work the set up can get real close to the buggy feel. There a little more unorthodox to the buggy.

I keep my buggy handy but I don't put as mush effort into it, in my level of racing the Truggy is more affordable.
Just do your self a favor and get a worthy proven one. I'm running the Jammin.
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I'm gonna go with Truggy then.
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Around here its Truggy if you like hack and be hacked. Buggy if you want to drive.

I have both but last time I raced truggy I almost pulled of the track because of all the hacking.
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Old 05-13-2008, 06:28 PM   #7
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I'm gonna go with Truggy then.
good. get a losi truggy then. for me i jus got myself a buggy . previously was driiving a losi truggy.
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losi 8t they rock i really like the design losi had put into it i havent seen any other truggys look like it and it also handles like a dream
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For my 1st "nitro racer" I went with a truggy. I race 10th scale electric for a while before and always bashed a nitro MT. I like racing it and notice the hacking but I figure it like this, same amount of truggies as buggies on the same track what do you think is giong to happen. Truggies are 11/2 times wider than buggies but it still sucks to be hacked. Next spring I will be trying my 1st buggy for shure. I never owned a mill other than size .28, I wannt to try a .21 in my truggy after lightening it up a bit..
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what is hacked?
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I love my buggy, I am waiting on the new X2 from Jammin before I jump into truggy. I have a few motors I can run on it. I will race both just not on the same day.
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Hacking=dirty, unsportsmanlike driving

Truggys > Buggys
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I think there is a place and time for both of them. I am also new to off-road nitro. I came from on-road electric. I was unable to make up my mind, so i when out and got a X1-CR and X1-CRT on the same day. that was one of the best things i have ever did. i love them both. good luck.
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At my track all the truggy class is are a bunch of hack drivers that used to race buggy and got tired of the guys who were really trying to improve themselves yelling at them.

I hate having to corner marshall truggy races.
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+1 Wes. Same here for the most part.
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