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Old 04-13-2009, 06:41 AM   #1
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Default i want opinions.......please help i am ordering today

alright i am finally gonna order a truggy....i just got my sc8(nitro)last week,and i pick up my lst xxl today.....no not a rich kid i tattoo for a living,i had a good week and all the bills are paid so im in the clear from the wife to buy another truck......soooo
these are the truggys im looking at,i am usually a basher,but might start racing at some point im getting better at driving so im almost ready to step up....any way which out of these is the best....in peoples opinions,remember im usualy a basher i like speed,and toughness....but plan on hopping this truggy fully up just like everything else....

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losi-8t
accosiated -rc 8t
hpi-hellfire
ofna-jammin x29the new one)

please help......
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:45 AM   #2
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I have the RC8T and i absolutely love it! Alo, the build was completely problem free. On another plus note it is a litle cheaper than then the eight-t so you have more for nice servos/engine.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:14 AM   #3
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I race almost every weekend during the season. I drive a 8t 2.0 last season I ran a 8t 1.0 it was a gear truck. When I sold it to get the new 2.0 I was sad. The truck treated me well all season long great parts support great habdeling lots of hop ups. Before I has the losi I ran a kyosho str. When the truck was running it was great but of was always broken and hard to get parts for. After buying the losi I never even thought about switching back. Since the new 2.0 has come out I have seen faithful drivers from other brands switch to losi and I have not found one that wasent happy. My vote is for losi
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:28 AM   #4
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You will love the losi 2.0T! I got mine through a store called carolinas, at the time they had a killer price. It looks like now with the discount code you can get it for $70 less than amain hobbies and it's in stock...

https://www.carolinasrc.com/webstore...dProduct=12087

Make sure to put the truck in your cart to view actual price...

I'll try to find the monthly discounts you m ay can use, if anyonme has one post it or I'll try to post it later

But for $521 on that new losi truck is a steal!
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:32 AM   #5
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THey have a few codes but I think this is what ya need:

Spring Sale - Save up to 10%!
To save up to 10% on your next order, enter the following discount code into your shopping cart before checking out. You can save on In Stock items, or you can also Backorder items at this special pricing!

Order Amount:You Saveiscount Code:

$50.00 - 449.99 10% RCAPR910

$450.00 + 5% RCAPR995
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:36 AM   #6
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Also when ya get your new truck if it's a losi shoot me a email and I'll help ya get it going You also have a lot of very helpful team guys on here in the forums who can help you as well.

alanburton20@gmail.com
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:22 AM   #7
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You are going to hear different things from different people. So, just look around and read up. I just did the same thing not too long ago and the big thing is to see what your LHS supports along with your local track. It came do to an X2 for me and I love it.
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Eliminate the HPI from the list and get any one of the other 3.

Me, I'd go 8T 2.0, the RC8T, then Jammin X2. In that order.
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if you already have an sc8 go with rc8. some parts will be interchangeable and they're probably similar to work on.
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i like the jammin x2

will you be racing or only bashin' around?
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The losi 8T 2.0 is an awesome machine. And with the price+discount at carolinas now, it is a great deal. You won't be dissappointed with the losi.
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Old 04-13-2009, 09:38 AM   #12
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whatever you do, don't buy the hellfire.
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Get the losi 8ight they make great trucks
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