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Old 06-19-2009, 11:17 AM   #16
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Buy this from AMain. You can use the coupon code to basically cover the cost of shipping and you'll still have around a $100 bucks leftover for if/when u want upgrades (I'd do steering servo 1st as it's the most noticeable improvement).

I still have this truggy, although mine is seriously upgraded. It is my backup now to my RC8T.
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:20 PM   #17
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If your buying used I'd take a hard look at the RC8, 8ight and 8ight-T. As stated earlier. Great vehicles that are selling very cheap b/c of new versions. Also I've had the ST-1 and still have it. Great beginner truggy. TOUGH, a-main for parts and it's relatively inexpensive. I was actaully let down with the RC8T b/c I didn't think it was a ton better than my Saxton steering modded, mbx5t hubs and etc. ST-1. Modded ST-1 is more stable but the RC8t is quicker and more nimble. Bottom line lots of great used buggies and truggies available right now and good prices b/c of lots of new 1/8 scale offerings. Always watch what you buy used but I've (knock on wood) never had problems with any used roller I've ever bought. (Worst deal ever..... Used RC8 needed a bearing.... and the guy sent new bearings and other parts with it.) Always expect used stuff to be used though.
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:35 PM   #18
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i think that this is a very good buggy for the price!
take a look!!!
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I have an MBX-5T with quite a few extra parts I could sell pretty cheap. I could sell it for $315 with starter box, high torque steering servo, standard throttle/brake servo, AM radio, receiver pack, and a one-piece pipe. You would have to get an engine but there are a few out there in the $100-150 range new. It is a little over your budget but it would get you into a pretty durable and fast truck.
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For what you want to do that TTR truck is a great buy. It is durable, handles okay, and the engine should be pretty easy to tune.
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Old 06-19-2009, 04:30 PM   #21
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Thunder Tiger? I was under the impression it was a low quality brand. Is it on par with the OFNAs?
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Thunder Tiger? I was under the impression it was a low quality brand. Is it on par with the OFNAs?
The TTR ST-1 is a great car for $300, best bang for your buck truggy. Read up on it and there are some great reviews!
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Old 06-19-2009, 08:56 PM   #23
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I have a nice used Losi 8ight RTR Truggy for sale. It's in like new condition and only has about 10 tanks through it. I broke it in softly and raced it once. I have since bought a RC8 and a RC8T to race. Pm me if you want some pics
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http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...t-w-Macstar-28

exactly in the ballpark for what you want!
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i think that this is a very good buggy for the price!
take a look!!!

oups sry.i forgot to put the link:
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Off-Road-Buggy
take a look on that car!
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http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...t-w-Macstar-28

exactly in the ballpark for what you want!
It's a good one. Plenty of parts every were, strong motor, and well respected at the track. Up grade the tires, steering servo, and radio and you'll be rockin' all summer long.
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I would buy one of the 2 used ones listed above. you can get the novarossi n21bf limited edition for $144 at amain to go with it. They will be a better set-up in the long run.
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It's a good one. Plenty of parts every were, strong motor, and well respected at the track. Up grade the tires, steering servo, and radio and you'll be rockin' all summer long.
Interesting, I much just buy this one. Suppose I buy this one, and then buy the Hyper 7 or 8 and spend the same amount on upgrades. Which would be better?
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Thunder Tiger? I was under the impression it was a low quality brand. Is it on par with the OFNAs?
Thunder Tiger makes all the RC8T stuff as well as most of all AE products. In fact, the diffs and clutch shoes are the same on both the ST-1 and RC8T. Thunder Tiger is tough stuff. ST-1 is a good truck, just not as popular now that all the AE factory drivers run their own truggy. I think its the best bang for the buck.
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Assuming there are not objections, I've decided on the OFNA Hyper 8 with the 8.5 upgrade kit. I bought it brand new RTR on ebay, but I don't know what engine it comes with. What engine usually comes with the OFNA Hyper 8? Thanks everyone!
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