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Old 04-18-2009, 01:08 AM   #1
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Hi bros,
planing to get a used revo platanium edition.
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Old 04-18-2009, 07:05 AM   #2
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It's a sick truck. My first MT race ever with it, I won the A Main - and trust me it was not b/c of my driving (was in the B main in expert truggy that day). It is dialed. The only thing I would say is drive a hard bargain on the price. With the interest in the MT class dying, you can get some great deals on revos.
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Old 04-18-2009, 03:34 PM   #3
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+1, best race Revo ever pre-built and dialed out of the box.
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Old 04-19-2009, 07:46 AM   #4
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I bought a platinum unfortunately I changed out servos and the 3.3 motor

the only PITA about it is the starter box. If you change motor, rotostart might be worth looking at because cranking a tight new motor with a box on that chassis is a real PITA

overall it is a nice ride, once you break the 3.3 in its not a bad motor either, mine was pretty snappy
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I got a PE love it, I went ROTO with a modded 3.3 from rbmods...still breaking in the engine....
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Old 04-21-2009, 05:53 PM   #6
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the platanuim revo is bad as hell i never driven a monster truck on a dirt track and i tried a guy revo and it jumps really good all u do is let of the throttle on a big jump and it lands good the sway bars on it helps big time and the engine tilted u can defielty tell the diffrence. i was gone to get one but nobody really shows up though with them, and the revo is was driving had a associated .28 freaking quick as hell he did have the shifting to quick though
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