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Old 01-18-2010, 03:12 AM   #1
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Hi everyone in this forum, I like to introduce myself and expose here my questions about the truggy car I want to buy. I have many questions about 3 specific cars I want to ask you about.

I have questions about this rides:

GS XUT Pro Kit

HPI TROPHY 4.6

HPI HELLFIRE 4.6



I want to know from you people, what are the built year of each one…example:
HPI Hellfire - 2009
And I want to know in your opinion with is the best truggy of this ones???

Witch of them you’ll recommend ??

Regards, hope you can help me out w/ this little questions.
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never heard of the trophy.. probably hpi europe.... i wont go with the Hellfire... so ur next choice would be GS... out of those thats what i would go with
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never heard of the trophy.. probably hpi europe.... i wont go with the Hellfire... so ur next choice would be GS... out of those thats what i would go with

Thanks for your help, really appreciate your feedback.

What is the most recent GS truggy ?? is that one the GS XUT pro?


Regards, sorry about my bad english
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:27 AM   #4
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Thanks for your help, really appreciate your feedback.

What is the most recent GS truggy ?? is that one the GS XUT pro?


Regards, sorry about my bad english
Unfortunately I don't think I would consider any of those to be a "race quality" kit... but I would choose the HPI over the GS.

I suggest looking at trucks from XRAY, LOSI, MUGEN, Kyosho, Tamaiya, Associated, Hot Bodies, etc.
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Unfortunately I don't think I would consider any of those to be a "race quality" kit... but I would choose the HPI over the GS.

I suggest looking at trucks from XRAY, LOSI, MUGEN, Kyosho, Tamaiya, Associated, Hot Bodies, etc.
Thanks a lot for your help here bro.

here in portugal i think we only have the GS trophy....i'm a lot of "stucked" here

But i'm searching for those brandnames you've mentioned. For a good Race truggy...what you recommend?? thanks for the help again.
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Thanks a lot for your help here bro.

here in portugal i think we only have the GS trophy....i'm a lot of "stucked" here

But i'm searching for those brandnames you've mentioned. For a good Race truggy...what you recommend?? thanks for the help again.
MY personal favorite is the XRAY XT8. Here is the website for the importer in Portugal:

http://www.vintesete.com/

Of course that isn't the only choice... it is just what I choose to drive. I hope that is helpful!
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Dude Portugal has ALOT of extreme racing there: http://rcspecial.com/news/?p=35162: you can get some really good cars over there, dont settle for that stuff you mentioned - you will not be nothing but mad - regretting your deceision to get into this hobby.... DOMIT was right check out the list of cars he sent - you have even more options cause your in the Euro market. But you can get some really good stuff...
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Thanks a lot for your help here bro.

here in portugal i think we only have the GS trophy....i'm a lot of "stucked" here

But i'm searching for those brandnames you've mentioned. For a good Race truggy...what you recommend?? thanks for the help again.

any one of the truggies mentioned wouild be a good choice... look for the ones that have the best parts support in your area to make the decision
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The one thing I would add is that many of the race oriented 1/8 scale Truggies are going to cost way more than an HPI 1/10 scale truck. I think the Xray would cost three or four times what a HPI Hellfire would cost.

If you do intend to actually race, I would spend some time at your local track and see what they run and which class might be most friendly to a new racer. Around my area, the Traxxas Slash and 1/8 Buggies are most popular.

Also I would try to pick the brand that is popular with local drivers. This way you know you can get help from them and/or find parts.
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hotbodies d8t cheap and just flat out works.....
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I think I have figured out that the Trophy truck he mentioned is actually the Hot Bodies Lightning Stadium Sport truck in the USA. They have some slight differences, but I think they are basically the same product.

http://www.hotbodiesonline.com/kit.p...=66514&lang=en

http://www.hpieurope.com/kit-info.ph...101153&lang=en
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well i would go with a losi 8ight T or an associated Rc8 T or like the other guys said see whats popular locally its a big plus to get help when ya need it
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wonder if amain would ship to portugal
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