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Old 07-11-2010, 12:00 PM   #1
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Default Need some help D8T or ST-RR

Ok so I'm deciding between two trucks and not sure which to go with or the differences between them too much. I'd be using it for light bashing and a little racing, just looking for something reliable and that will hold up to me learning the ropes. Also as far as price goes, because there's a big difference between the two, it doesn't matter. I just want what is more balanced and handles well! Thanks for the help!

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www*hotbodiesonline*com/kit.php?partNo=67800&lang=en
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The first and foremost decision in picking up a truck is parts availability at your LHS, if you have one. Then again, you can pick up two d8t's for the price of one strr. There are your parts.
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d8t!!!!!! Go hotbodies.
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d8t!!!!!! Go hotbodies.
Yeah what he said go Hot Bodies.
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the d8t may be cheaper but the kyosho is a better choice
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the d8t may be cheaper but the kyosho is a better choice

Thats arguable.....They are both good but there are so many good vehicles these days its hard to say which is "best" Basically it somes down to what you want to spend, And just what features you like, I persoanlly like Hot bodies stuff because it handles incredible, is very durable and Yes, is affordable. But You are going to have to just pick, one .. no onecan tell you which one you will like the best, Because everyones driving style is different. But Hb,kyosho,mugen,losi are all top quality stuff. JUst Hb is way cheaper. And look how many times Hb stuff wins races..very often so its proved itself to be great.
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Thats arguable.....They are both good but there are so many good vehicles these days its hard to say which is "best" Basically it somes down to what you want to spend, And just what features you like, I persoanlly like Hot bodies stuff because it handles incredible, is very durable and Yes, is affordable. But You are going to have to just pick, one .. no onecan tell you which one you will like the best, Because everyones driving style is different. But Hb,kyosho,mugen,losi are all top quality stuff. JUst Hb is way cheaper. And look how many times Hb stuff wins races..very often so its proved itself to be great.
+1. imo i think every top name truggy out there is good, losi, associated, kyosho etc. Its all in your driving style and what you like. Driving style plays a big part, some people drive a losi then go to hot bodies and have faster laps and in other cases its the other way around. Drive both of them if you can and find out what you like better. All we can do is recommend you and a lot of us will recommend teh stuff we drive.
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Yeah what he said go Hot Bodies.
+1 First race this weekend with the new D8T and all I can say is this truck is one fast ride ! With a B5 and 2013 .
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D8t

Haven't seen a competitive Kyosho truggy racer at the track in a while.....
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Haven't seen a competitive Kyosho truggy racer at the track in a while.....
Jared tebo makes it look real competitive ahah
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I left my ST-RR behind for the D8T, and I couldn't be happier. Here's my advice...find someone at your local track that will let you take a few laps with their truck, then pick the one that suits you best. Both are good choices and very durable, but the fact that the D8T's parts are readily available and cheaper was one of my deciding factors. Good Luck with your choice, but whichever you choose be sure to try some Cold Fusion Fuel to power your engine.
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I really don't like hb but if you are just going to bash it mostly then I would go hb because it's cheaper. Both are good trucks. But why spend the extra $$$ on the k car when you are just going to end up hitting a tree or light pole with it. At least that's what happens to me when I drive my race cars off the track.
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Kyosho is by far the better choice but if you are going to do any bashing at all I would suggest the cheaper D8T as well.
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Kyosho is the Better Kit, no one has more IFMAR wins, national championships world wide, same goes for OS engines. But the D8T is a decent kit, by far the best bang for the buck out there.
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Haven't seen a competitive Kyosho truggy racer at the track in a while.....
REALLY....poor Tebo, someone please wake Tebo up...he thinks he won the nationals
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