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Old 01-03-2009, 10:05 PM   #16
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I raced the 8ight and b44 last year and the handling was very similar in my opinion, I would run almost the same lines with both. I don't know how much has changed with the 2.0 though.
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Old 01-03-2009, 11:01 PM   #17
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You know that the most agressive buggy isnot always the fastest buggy. I know that I drive a 777wc and have beaten may drivers that drive the MP9, Losi 8, and Hot Bodies D8. It mostly driver not the buggy.

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Old 01-03-2009, 11:06 PM   #18
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The most aggressive buggy at my club is mine, I am one of the quickest (if not the) at the club, I move over for no-one and take out anyone if they refuse to not let me past!!!
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Old 01-03-2009, 11:12 PM   #19
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Any of the older wider old school cars you can make drive pretty aggressive. Kyosho and Mugen come to mind off the batt..
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Old 01-04-2009, 12:09 AM   #20
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This would be my order of most to least aggressive from what I have driven...
MP9
Hyper 9
D8
MBX6
RC8
Jammin x1
8ight (old)
808
Zo1b

Just ran my MP9 this weekend for the first time, it was amazing!! Tons of steering everywhere!
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Old 01-04-2009, 04:47 AM   #21
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It seems that de hyper 9 scores good by several people who had him.

I think in another way to what's an aggressive car , and that's the 8.5.
Because it's en heavy but very strong car , that you can go for an aggressive style.
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Old 01-04-2009, 07:43 AM   #22
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Wow I think I know you!! You must race at my track.

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The most aggressive buggy at my club is mine, I am one of the quickest (if not the) at the club, I move over for no-one and take out anyone if they refuse to not let me past!!!
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Old 01-04-2009, 08:48 AM   #23
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Thanks for the replies guys.

Looking for a car I'll never have understeer problems with. Even if it is too twitchy, I can deal with that. I'll probally go for the BOB. It just seemed to carve the tightest lines.
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Old 01-04-2009, 09:31 AM   #24
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the 808 turns the best out of any buggy i have owned - it is brilliant on tight tracks as you can turn inside other cars with ease. i like a lot of steering to thats why i got an 808
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The RC8 and MBX6 buggies are both very nimble and are easy to drive fast...
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well, one of my friends has an 808 and we can't get any steering out of it.. Don't say I didn't tell you so...
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well, one of my friends has an 808 and we can't get any steering out of it.. Don't say I didn't tell you so...
Have you tried turning the wheels, that usually helps.
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Old 01-04-2009, 12:50 PM   #28
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the rc8 has plenty of steering! you need to drive mine and see what you think. i am very pleased with my current setup. i can also setup your car to be so twitchy that you won't be able to drive it. these cars have adjustments for a reason! i don't think changing brands is the answer.
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While all buggies are capable of running similar lap times, I've noticed that some have a rep for tighter tracks. Just wondering which cars have the most aggressive handleing in tight sections but can still jump well.

I watched an X-ray BoB that looked much faster through sharp turns and it flew nicely. I noticed that a D8 was quick also, and slid predictably but didn't jump as well.

I'm looking for a new kit soon. Being able to point the car in the right direction comes 1st on my want list. Every fast car I've driven so far spent very little time at full rack(steering). And could oversteer on demand. My Rc8 is nice and forgiveing, I don't need two cars with the same personality though.


So lets see if I've got this right, ordered most aggressive to least( on average)

Losi 2.0
Xray Bob (I might get one of these)
Hotbodies D8 ( Or one of these)
Mugen Thingy
Kyosho MP9
AE RC8
Jammin
Hobao
Odonnell

What say the hive mind?
As always, depending on setup, but for aggressive/lots of steering...:

Xray XB808
Losi 2.0
Mugen MBX6

I've driven them all now, and I would recommend those top picks in order.

Just my .5 cents..
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Have you tried turning the wheels, that usually helps.
Ah, yeah; tried that one... I am not bashing the car, it is alright. The dude is looking for an aggressive car and I personally thought it was not aggressive at all and we tried every setup idea out there.

Just my opinion..
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