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Old 04-28-2009, 03:56 PM   #1
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I'm looking at getting a buggy but don't know which one to get. I will be racing it.
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Old 04-28-2009, 04:00 PM   #2
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There is a SEARCH feature for a reason.

I reccomend losi because that is what I drive and love. But you should really do some research and find out what is right for YOU. Making threads like this will not really help too much.
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:14 PM   #3
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I'd say the biggest things to consider are:
1)What can you afford or what do you want to spend
2)Goto the local track and see what most guys are racing
3)can you get parts?No sense buying a car that you can't get parts for
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:15 PM   #4
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I am building my first kit and I think that the quality for the best deal is the HotBodies D8.

Going together great and very easy.
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Old 05-01-2009, 09:24 PM   #5
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get the hot bodies d8 your hobby store should carry there parts and the parts are dirt cheap
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Old 05-01-2009, 09:42 PM   #7
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If youre looking for something very high quality, with great heritage...take a look at the Kyosho MP9.

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Old 05-01-2009, 10:01 PM   #8
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just make sure your local hobby shop carries parts for the car you get they are all good in some ways and bad in others. I have driven several of the chassis that are out right now on my own track and they are all good in some ways and bad in others. parts support local to you and setup support if new two racing are huge so see what the local fast guys are running and what your local shop carries then decide
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Old 05-03-2009, 10:07 AM   #9
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I have the HB D8 and am very happy with it. Its really forgiving and stable. But it also drives and jumps with some of the same characteristics as the lighter buggys.
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Go Team losi.
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i have tried them all, for many years have been racing and i will tell u when you are going for a high end race buggy they are all great depending on your driving style. I have raced losi for many years and will not race anything but. it is a very aggresive chassis and it fits my driving style. another thing to look at is parts support, what does your local shop carry or the tracks you will be racing. let me know what u go with. by the way......LOSI RULES
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Old 05-03-2009, 01:58 PM   #12
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I'm looking at getting a buggy but don't know which one to get. I will be racing it.
consider the z01b team its a awesome buggy and a great one to race
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Old 05-03-2009, 02:24 PM   #13
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I'm looking at getting a buggy but don't know which one to get. I will be racing it.
the best advice i can give to you if you any sense at all
is dont get started you will be come a r/c junky like the
rest of us here and fall into delusionel world of toy cars and
thinking that the brand that you have is the best os i have
to say the rc8 is where all my money goes be that good or bad
find one that you like buy it and have fun (just a toy car)
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If you don't already have all the gear for nitro the best bargain by far is the Losi 8ight 2.0 RTR (comes with a very high quality digital DSM radio, starter box, decent engine and winning chassis). The next best package isn't even close.
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If you don't already have all the gear for nitro the best bargain by far is the Losi 8ight 2.0 RTR (comes with a very high quality digital DSM radio, starter box, decent engine and winning chassis). The next best package isn't even close.
I agree with that statement. It cost's some coin to get this hobbie off the ground. and if you are a beginner get the most for your buck. losi is a good car. I personally like jammin ,but like it was stated you get a lot of high priced goodies with the losi.
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