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Old 03-21-2010, 04:39 PM   #1
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What would be a good nitro off road that can compete with a Jato 3.3? My brother has one and i want to be able to beat him in a race. We just bash dont do any official racing on a track. Also don't want to spend more than what the jato costs either.
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Old 03-21-2010, 04:42 PM   #2
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get a brushless revo.

I guarantee he wont beat you
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i would rather get a nitro
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:42 PM   #4
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ive been looking around on towerhobbies within my price range and have found these any of them good? HPI Nitro Firestorm, Associate RC10GT2, Duratrax Nitro Evader, OFNA Ultra LX
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All are fine. I had a 10GT years ago that was a lot of fun. The Ultra LX is 4wd and considerably larger.
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They wont come even close to beating a jato. only nitro that will keep up is probably the Losi speed-NT. Only reason i know is because I work at a hobby shop. The jato still might beat it though. If you really wanted to smoke him, get a 4-tec. Only problem with it is that if you hit a pebble, you will be flipping!
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ive been looking around on towerhobbies within my price range and have found these any of them good? HPI Nitro Firestorm, Associate RC10GT2, Duratrax Nitro Evader, OFNA Ultra LX
out of those the rc10
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get another Jato !!

Become a better tuner or just use different gearing
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Old 03-21-2010, 08:07 PM   #9
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that was my point. Can't really beat a jato in a speed race.


On the track?? that is a different story
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a gt2 will spank a jato all over the place, the jato needs all kinds of mods to it before it is track ready.
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Yeah but he's not racing on a track. And out of those he posted, none of them come close to out running a jato.
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yeah a jato 3.3 is a class of its own not really anything to compete as far as speed goes but if you do a backyard track then a rc10gt would be good there a great truck
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get another jato that's your only real option IMHO
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how hard would it be to get the losi speed-nt faster than the jato?
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