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Old 01-26-2010, 03:56 PM   #31
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You need to post a budget. If your budget is really tight, I say go for the Losi 8ight RTR and upgrade it over time. If you are willing to spend lots of cash look at the Mugen and Xray. I would definitely check what folks are running at your local track and what is competitive. I wouldn't pick a car that nobody is running unless you are just dying to be different and do a ton of testing.

At my track the Losi and Kyosho cars are the most popular but it could be totally different where you live.

PS: I don't think the Dodge Durango counts as a buggy.
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Old 01-26-2010, 04:41 PM   #33
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Old 01-26-2010, 05:15 PM   #34
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I do like to be different and have a car that no one else has and as far as budget goes I dont really have a budget.. sooo the sky is the limit!
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I do like to be different and have a car that no one else has and as far as budget goes I dont really have a budget.. sooo the sky is the limit!

I guess then I vote Xray.
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I do like to be different and have a car that no one else has and as far as budget goes I dont really have a budget.. sooo the sky is the limit!
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This could go on forever with a thread like this with all the opinions out there. Ultimitly you will have to make your own decision on what to get. The question is how long will it take you to make that decision
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Buy the DNX408
or I know of a few used xrays that are being sold to get the DNX408
I could get you a good price
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If money is no object, get one of these, Mugen mbx6, Xray 808 2010, Kyosho mp9.
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Here's my .02

1. Stick to what your LHS stock parts for or kits you can easily get parts for online i.e. online shops in your own country.

2. Try out buggies in your local track and make sure the buggy suits your driving style.

3. As much as possible, run what most people run. There's a bigger chance that you can borrow parts when you need them in a hurry and it's easier to copy setups than experimenting with your own.

4. As much as possible, get kits in their second, third, etc. generation. There's a bigger chance that flaws have already been ironed out.

5. I know this is controversial but honestly I think there is such a thing as being over engineered. Being over engineered doesn't always mean better performance.

6. Higher price != better performance. Stick with the mainstream. It's not the most expensive or cheapest kits out there that are winning races.

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Here's my .02

1. Stick to what your LHS stock parts for or kits you can easily get parts for online i.e. online shops in your own country.

2. Try out buggies in your local track and make sure the buggy suits your driving style.

3. As much as possible, run what most people run. There's a bigger chance that you can borrow parts when you need them in a hurry and it's easier to copy setups than experimenting with your own.

4. As much as possible, get kits in their second, third, etc. generation. There's a bigger chance that flaws have already been ironed out.

5. I know this is controversial but honestly I think there is such a thing as being over engineered. Being over engineered doesn't always mean better performance.

6. Higher price != better performance. Stick with the mainstream. It's not the most expensive or cheapest kits out there that are winning races.
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Just buy the Durango when it comes out, then come back here and let us know how it goes!!!
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