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Old 07-16-2008, 06:55 PM   #1
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first i was looking at the vspec 21 because that what everyone told me i should run then i was on os engines site today and i say the zx28 i beleave its called and it says its great for truggies but they are both pretty dam expensive what is everyone prefrence on these two motors and then what would be your next motor if you didnt wanna spend 300 on a motor?
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If you don't want to spend $300+ on an engine then check out Go Tech engines. Very good engine for $185.00 to $220.00 range. Good luck
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Old 07-16-2008, 10:10 PM   #3
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but a 21 is a top end motor where a 28 is more of a bottom end motor from what iv been reading.. is that right?
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but a 21 is a top end motor where a 28 is more of a bottom end motor from what iv been reading.. is that right?
Bout right. Do you have a truggy? Some people tend to think they need the power from a .28 in a truggy. But generally a good .21 will do the job and get much better fuel economy.

The G0 Tech 5 port would be perfect for a truggy for example, but has to much on the bottom for a buggy. IMO.
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so your thinking a go tech .21 5 port would be my best bet if i didnt wanna spend money on an os motor
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I would stay away from Go motors, nothing personal but just things I have read about. I would look at a Novarossi BF21, RB s5 or a jammin/Picco 21. Also stay away from OS VG, I have not seen one last past 3 gallons.
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i would also reccomend staying away from gotech engines. look into the jammin engines i like mine so far also look into the trinity extech engines.
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so your thinking a go tech .21 5 port would be my best bet if i didnt wanna spend money on an os motor
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Yea, there's a Cen driver that I race with that runs a Go 5 in his buggy. Thing is a MONSTER on the bottom. and Go's generally get great fuel economy. Like 10 minutes + per tank.
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Get a Go only if you have a spare carb of another make hanging around, just to be safe. As said, when they're running well, they scream for 10+ minutes. However, I've seen and heard of a many having crap carbs. Also had a bad 3 port R myself. I will not be purchasing another Go. I've decided to save my pennies and buy a real proven motor. I've decided on the RB WS7T. Have a feeling it's not in your price range, but... it's French!
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I just got a 5 port for my Cen matrix arena tr and it has tons of power and I am getting 9+ mins per tank. There were carb issues a wile back but every engine company has had issues so I gave them a try and I am very happy with it. I had a .28 in it before the GO and the GO is faster.
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I just got a 5 port for my Cen matrix arena tr and it has tons of power and I am getting 9+ mins per tank. There were carb issues a wile back but every engine company has had issues so I gave them a try and I am very happy with it. I had a .28 in it before the GO and the GO is faster.
+1, considering how affordable Go's are... I don't think some teething problems are a big deal.

For $210 bucks I have an engine that can run with anything. Hell, my at the time $114 3 port sport motor can keep with anything on smaller tracks.
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+1 for go techs!

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yea im looking at the go techs i see more people saying yes then no... and what does everyone think of the axial motors? i was just talking to a guy at a track by my house he said thats his favorite motor?... and i know if i ask 10 people ill get 10 answeres im just trying to see wat most people think
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yea im looking at the go techs i see more people saying yes then no... and what does everyone think of the axial motors? i was just talking to a guy at a track by my house he said thats his favorite motor?... and i know if i ask 10 people ill get 10 answeres im just trying to see wat most people think
Pretty much a budget RTR motor.
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