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Old 10-01-2009, 10:44 PM   #16
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i would get the nova .21 bf its just fast enough and u can control it i dont know if your a beginner driver or not but i run it in my losi 1.0 b and my track is a short tech track so i really can get people in the turns cause of the torque ,for bigger tracks u can put a bigger clutchbell on or get it mod
run a dynamite 86 high speed pipe and the pipe gives good milage also
i was running a guy losi eight -t truggy with the 3 port and it runs even better on the truggy but his was a jp mod but i think the stock bf would run good also
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:34 AM   #17
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Thanks for all the input guys. Going to try a hand-me-down OS vspec from a friend of mine to test.
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Old 10-02-2009, 04:40 AM   #18
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Nova 2001BF (3 port - $150) represents amazing value for money. A good friend of mine has one at our track, and although it won't be able to accelerate like engines costing 3 times more (what a surprise eh?) it won't be far off in terms of top speed. Above all it's stable, easy to tune, we clocked it at 11mn in (well driven) buggy, and quite frankly, most of the folks who buy $350 mills would actually drive faster around the track with "milder" engines in them...

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Old 10-02-2009, 05:36 AM   #19
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got some killer 5 ports (novarossi of course) in that price range .

excellent port design from novarossi , been copied and redone by many but still only one original . p5 x/xs/xl all the same engines

i have also had many people happy with my three port bf limiteds
engine w/houston tuned and pipe for 270$ shiped
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I threw down my buggy with a Novarossi N21bf Limited in it down for practice and was clearing a jump that only the fast guys were clearing that day during the race. (I didn't run that class that day) Alot of racers with $300 dollar mills or even CC MM electrics were haveing trouble there. So it's got plenty of rip to get the job done.

I seems to accelerate well enough, any more accel and i'd put in a smaller restrictor. Good bottom end. Its a little weak on top,but both of mine are still new so they haven't reached the sweet spot for power. We don't really spend much time at speeds that high anyway.

Goodfuel economy. I have a 6mm restrictor available. I won't try it until the engine drops its balls.

Not bad for $150 with a cheap Dyn 086 pipe.
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