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Old 03-29-2009, 08:26 AM   #1
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Questions?? Used Picco P7R-EVO/3, Used RB S7 or Brand New OS VZ-B Vspec?

Hi, I'm noob to buggy, my local race track are small to medium size, I'm going to run my buggy every weekend and race once a month.

Still confused to select my weapon of choice:

Used Picco P7R-EVO/3, Used RB S7 or Brand New OS VZ-B Vspec

For my Mugen MBX5R which motors u guys recommend? Both of those used engines are in mint condition, priced nearly the same as brand new OS Vspec....

The most important thing to me are durability, reliability and easy to tune.

Please help me to make a best decision because I got to eat ramen noodles everyday to buy those engines ...Thanks in advance
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Old 03-29-2009, 08:35 AM   #2
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almost the same price as the new O.S.? how much is each of the motors? a used motor shouldnt ever be priced close to new 1 no matter how much fuel was run thru it, mainly becuase you werent the 1 to break it in... i.e. jus like once you drive a new car off the lot, the value drops as soon as the tires touch the street..

i would vote for the O.S. its new and they are fairly easy to tune, BUT they may not last as long... jus pick up a new picco for $249 jus make sure you get the carb restrictors for it to help runtimes.

i am curious as to how much they all are priced for tho.. you maybe getting ripped off.. or jus getting a hell of a deal on the VSpec
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Old 03-29-2009, 08:42 AM   #3
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you can check ebay also. ive picked up a sirio kanni evo 2 for $148, a Go 7pt gen 5 for $175, a sirio cl7b for $199, and a novarossi 21-5k for $220. check around you can find some great deals.
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go new +1 on break-in used bad news all the time used is used
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Guys, I know you won't believe this here in my country...both of those used engines offered for $200, picco is engine only, RB comes with pipe and manifold included and the new vspec is $232...what do you think?
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i like the o.s.v-spec average on durability but easy to tune
and fast at that price it is a good deal hear in the us thay are
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The RB woild be my choise for the price.Even the low end s7 is plenty fast & RB at least in this country is the cheapest motor to rebuild by almost 1/2 & it comes with a pipe.The pipe & header will set you back anywhere from $70 to $170.A smokin deal like that is the hot ticket for learning how to tune & if you blow it up while learning you still have the pipe & header in your arsenal for future motors.Last I looked you could bet a RB piston sleeve & rod for $125 on sale.
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i like the o.s.v-spec average on durability but easy to tune
and fast at that price it is a good deal hear in the us thay are
$299.99
Me too...I'm thinking if I buy the new one, there's almost zero risk....but I have to get pipe and header, except if my werks pipe works on OS...
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The RB woild be my choise for the price.Even the low end s7 is plenty fast & RB at least in this country is the cheapest motor to rebuild by almost 1/2 & it comes with a pipe.The pipe & header will set you back anywhere from $70 to $170.A smokin deal like that is the hot ticket for learning how to tune & if you blow it up while learning you still have the pipe & header in your arsenal for future motors.Last I looked you could bet a RB piston sleeve & rod for $125 on sale.
Good point of view...I narrowed the selection to the used RB and the vspec...the bad news is that vspec is in backorder status...and this RB is like waving to me everyday...hard choice
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If you're new to nitro and also feel that you have to ask opinions on a forum...then don't waste your hard earned $ on a used mill.
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I finally get a brand new OS vspec..thanks to all!
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