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Old 05-03-2009, 02:47 PM   #1
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Why do people like buggies bigger than truggies in most places...with the rc8t and the d8 coming out wouldnt the truggies be rockin now...personaly i like both but i wanna see peoples opinions
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Old 05-03-2009, 03:03 PM   #2
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Buggy will probably always be the premier class. They handle the fastest and the class has been around far longer. Truggies are popular because people believe they are easier to drive, really they are just harder to crash badly enough to require marshalling.
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i like the buggy why it just looks cool to me it is my frist pick
but the truggy is cool to will have to try one soon just got
a slash it is a lot of fun it is hard to say why some one will
get one over the other i try not to think about it to much
it hurts my head
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I agree. Its really hard to get marshelled in truggy. Its really dying in my area.
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Old 05-03-2009, 03:12 PM   #5
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do you mean that it is so hard to flip over a truggy that people
will not race them
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Old 05-03-2009, 03:15 PM   #6
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lol i just like trucks thats wh¥ i like truggies..not only that but they are just funner...at my local track they had 60 truggies and 71 buggies so its pretty even
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your lucky u have that many at your track the most truggies we had last year was about 1 class of them i would say 6 of them or so but they woulnt show up regualy. i like truggys for how stable they are in jumping its something u have to used to , in the corners if u driven a buggy then a truggy , a truggy u have to keep your speed up and brake on point in corners or they to me feel like a dump truck. so i like buggy more they are lighter and jump easier and the tires are about 5 or so cheaper then truggy tires.
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I drive and love both. My real passion used to be with truggies. Now I enjoy both of them equally.

Buggy will teach you more because they are harder to drive fast. They also get upset a lot easier than a truggy so they will teach you throttle control finess more than a truggy will.

Buggies however WILL always be the premier class. They have been around a lot longer and are still a more popular/competitive class than truggy.
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Like jammin krazy said, buggys a drivers class. Its harder to be consistent and fast with a buggy than a truggy. Truggys dont get upset like buggys can. There is more setting up to do to a buggy than a truggy. I just find what I like with the truggy and throw it down. Pretty simple.

There both fun, buggy feels more rewarding if you do something good, cause you know you were the main part of it.
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Our club in NZ is pretty small (we have about 7 guys running nitro), and all the guys running nitro has a buggy as well as a truggy. For me the buggy can be more difficult to drive throuh the rough stuff as it tends to get unsettled easier than the truggy, but it does accellerate out of corners a bit better. All things considered I really enjoy running both the trugy and the buggy.
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I've always thought a buggy was easier to drive.because they go were you point them.
A Truggy is more foregiving.The tires act like a gyro and let you run over stuff to make up for mistakes
Just my 2 cents
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I've always thought a buggy was easier to drive.because they go were you point them.
A Truggy is more foregiving.The tires act like a gyro and let you run over stuff to make up for mistakes
Just my 2 cents
That's not the case with today's truggies. They too go where you point them. But also soak everything up and have tons more traction than a buggy. Thay are also a lot more forgivng and stable.

That is why they are easier to drive, and won't teach you as much stuff as a buggy, like throttle control, etc...
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Truggies are Buggies with training wheels.
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a bunch of truggy bashers huh most racers drive buggy cuz theay cant afford a new truggy
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Truggies are Buggies with training wheels.
That is probably the best way one can put it
Im thinking about getting a truggie tho just to try it out maybe the new odonell when it comes out but i want to see if my race days would get to crazy.
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