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Old 06-21-2009, 10:59 PM   #1
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Default ORION ALPHA OR GRP NON TUNED

Was looking to get a motor for around 200.00... I race the odd time like maybe once a month if im lucky lol... Wanted to ask from these two motors what would be a better choice... Thanx for your time and input.
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:28 PM   #2
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Go with the Orion. GRP is no longer making them and parts are drying up for them, since the fire.
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:43 PM   #3
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The Trinity EX-Tech is 229 and a great Engine.. I Own both Alpha and the Ex Tech and for the price the EX-Tech is a GREAT choice.. You get Ceramic rear bearings and a way better carb than the Alpha. Plus has way more power and is smooth as can be
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:54 PM   #4
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where can you find the Orion for $200 - i will order 3 - seriously
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where can you find the Orion for $200 - i will order 3 - seriously
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Old 06-22-2009, 02:47 PM   #6
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199.99 shipped all day from amain.
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Old 06-22-2009, 04:49 PM   #7
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thas not the abi 3 port or the us spec. 3 port is $310 n the us spec is $420
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The Trinity EX-Tech is 229 and a great Engine.. I Own both Alpha and the Ex Tech and for the price the EX-Tech is a GREAT choice.. You get Ceramic rear bearings and a way better carb than the Alpha. Plus has way more power and is smooth as can be
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Old 06-22-2009, 05:34 PM   #9
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im pretty sure since the original poster was talking about motors around 200 he meant the alpha line standard buggy motor not the abi or the us spec which were never mentioned.

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I liked my GRP non tuned which I got for $180. I like my V-spec for $245 better. If I were going budget again I would most likely get the Novarossi 3 port for just under $150.
I wouldn't worry about lack of parts for the GRP non tuned. For the price of repairs, your better off getting a new motor.
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If I were going budget again I would most likely get the Novarossi 3 port for just under $150.
Agreed, best budget motor on the planet.

Of the two mentioned, Orion.
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Old 06-22-2009, 10:45 PM   #12
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GRP was a great motor. They are done, and parts are going fast. Go with the orion if you can get one for 200. If you can, let me know where.
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Hot Rod Hobbies has the Alpha for 199.99 and the Wasp Rev for 369.99. Call us and we will ship it to you (661) 255-2404
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