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Old 12-18-2009, 06:26 PM   #1
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Hello everyone, im in search of some knowlage from you nitro guys, i just recently traded for an RC8 from a fellow RCTech member, and was going to convert it but i got to thinking about keeping it nitro and was wondering if there were any pretty decent engines for around $200-$300 that would make this buggy scream down the back straight?
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Hello everyone, im in search of some knowlage from you nitro guys, i just recently traded for an RC8 from a fellow RCTech member, and was going to convert it but i got to thinking about keeping it nitro and was wondering if there were any pretty decent engines for around $200-$300 that would make this buggy scream down the back straight?
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werks B5 they are $199 at Amain and everone i seen run would haul but and got 10 pluse minutes of run time.
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:40 PM   #3
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Werks B5 hands down! Look no further!
Pair it up with a thunder tiger 2035 or Werks 2013 pipe.
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One of my fellow club members loves his Werks B7. It runs great, has nice even temps, and gets great mileage. Amain has it listed for $259. I'm not sure how it compares to the B5.

The O'Donnell Super Sport (SS.21) is a good, reasonable cost motor. It's listed for $229. It's been getting good reviews. It'll likely be the next motor I buy...

Of course, you can never really go wrong with an OS V-Spec in a buggy. They're listed for $299. Put a 2050 pipe on that baby and hang on!
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:52 PM   #5
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VSPEC!!!! And look no further. You can send me a love you card later.
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Its 299.99 add a glow plug for 8.99 and there you go 248.98 and free shipping on orders over $99 and you are set.
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there are alot in that range...Nova P5 comes to mind for around $240. i have had a Nova N21 limited which is right under $200 and with an 086 pipe it rips...you are about to get flooded though with suggestions. Good luck
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I'm running the RB Killer 9 and it's great. Plenty of power for my truggy and I'm getting 10 minute run times with the 7mm restrictor and 053 pipe.
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Dynamite .21 XP with a Dynamite 086 pipe! Stays with just about anything, holds a tune and is reliable.
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:33 PM   #9
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For the budget your on, The Novarossi N21 BF Limited. You can find them for $149. Then all you need is the Ofna 086 or Dynamite 086 Pipeset. For right at $200, Your set.
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http://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-of...d-engines.html

i raced with a guy that runs readyroller and his site sales alpha motors. so i searched and found more info. then i see it on rctech. these motor go for 210.
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Just to let you guys know Stormerhobbies.com has the o'donnell engine for $209.95 .
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check out the Alpha engine thread. There is a bunch of information, and some testing done by Track Stars Services- Jimmy Wright. He has been running these engines exclusively, and has done some pretty serious testing, and reviews. There are 3 to choose from all in your price range.

I personally am going to be running one this weekend. We did some tuning last night, and this thing (Alpha F850) is a screamer.

Check it out.
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http://z-carstore.com//catalog/shopp...rt.php?sort=2a

this one rips..


http://z-carstore.com//catalog/produ...roducts_id=513

Nova's are always a good choice!
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Depends if you want taiwan made engines or italian made engines

There are big differences in metallurgy between the two
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