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Old 11-21-2010, 04:24 PM   #16
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the chassis is limited though. if i wanted to upgrade from the losi i would have to switch chassis? but i also see that the losi has radio controll problems? true or false?
and 1 more thing. looking at the inferno i am really leaning towards it because i can put the engine i want on it, the tires, the controller i want, servos i want, and be able to upgrade without changing chassis.

So i am most likely going with the kyosho inferno Mp9.
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the chassis is limited though. if i wanted to upgrade from the losi i would have to switch chassis? but i also see that the losi has radio controll problems? true or false?
and 1 more thing. looking at the inferno i am really leaning towards it because i can put the engine i want on it, the tires, the controller i want, servos i want, and be able to upgrade without changing chassis.

So i am most likely going with the kyosho inferno Mp9.
You wont have to upgrade the MP9
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You wont have to upgrade the MP9
thats why im leaning toward it. and what would be a good engine to put on it? a varasi? i think thats the one they told me at the LHS.. but what would be the best racing engine? (for a reasonable price 100-300)
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thats why im leaning toward it. and what would be a good engine to put on it? a varasi? i think thats the one they told me at the LHS.. but what would be the best racing engine? (for a reasonable price 100-300)
There is no "best" but I recomend the Werks B6 $229 with a Werks 2057 pipe $100 from amainhobbies.com best bang for the buck IMO you can get info on the werks B6 forum, Ron has second to none customer suport.
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And highly recomend Werks , Byrons , or Sidewinder Team Strike 30% Fuels
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thats why im leaning toward it. and what would be a good engine to put on it? a varasi? i think thats the one they told me at the LHS.. but what would be the best racing engine? (for a reasonable price 100-300)
I think your trying to say NovaROSSI they are very nice engines but not needed for starting out. The Werks, Alpha's and a couple other brands seem just as fast for cheaper. I also think the Losi is a fine platform. If you get the roller it will come mostly assembled and you can still get your own engine, servos, and Tx/Rx. They MP9 is very strong also. The choice is yours. I don't think you can go wrong. Good Luck!
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Check out this motor with the JP-3 pipe. Great motor and it has endless amounts of power. Neal from Clockworks is a great guy and has amazing customer Support

This is stock.
https://clockworkracingengines.com/c...na-jl-21-52207

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Jammin Jp-3 Pipe
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Its a chassis plate, it'll cost you about $60 to buy a new race roller flex chassis and about 2 hours time to swap over the parts if you take your time. I upgraded my rtr buggy to race roller specs a few months ago, if you buy all the parts on ebay it'll cost about $230-250 total.
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Check out this motor with the JP-3 pipe. Great motor and it has endless amounts of power. Neal from Clockworks is a great guy and has amazing customer Support

This is stock.
https://clockworkracingengines.com/c...na-jl-21-52207

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https://clockworkracingengines.com/c...pe-combo-10051
You can also find the Jammin pipes used on eBay for next to nothing. I bought a JP-3 a month ago for $15 and it was near perfect. Just a little tarnish on it.
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If you are looking at getting into buggies. Go with a 8ight 2.0 RTR. For the price it comes with a very solid transmiter, starter box, and everything else needed. For the price there is nothing even comparable. There is nothing stoping you from eventually putting on the upgraded parts later on. And the vehicle is competitive out of the box at your local track. Don't be worried about the transmiter. I work at a hobby store and have never had a DX3S come back with problems. And I would assume since you local hobby store was pushing an 8ight-e that they would have parts support for it.

If you want to do a kit. The Hot Bodies D8 is a very solid starting platform. And has a very nice price. The Kyosho is a very good buggy, haha but there is going to be a lot of members pushing it because of it's recent worlds win. Even though it was 99% driver that won it.

Also make sure you don't get stuck on something because you think it's better because of a highier price. The most expensive buggy (Kyosho TKI2 $950) only beat the cheapest buggy (Hot Bodies D8 $280) by a few seconds in the recent buggy worlds. If you stay with the more major brands, nothing is stoping you from being competitive be YOUR driving.

There are many options for buggies. The more proven kits are:

Mugen MBX6
HB D8
Associated RC8
Losi 8ight
kyosho TKI2
And many many more

There are some new kits that just released into the market that look promising.

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Agama
Serpent

Those are just some of the kits out there that anyone can win with. I know I am forgetting some. But look at parts support, and what people are running at your local track. And then ,make your choice.
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I highly recoment the Dynamite .21XPE "euro edition" 229.99 w/ Dynamite 053!!! da sh*t rocks!!!
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so now i am going for the losi 8ight 2.0 RTR. Really good deal for the cost, people say its good to start with, and Amazing.

Am i making the right decision?
What upgrades should i make first if i do get it?
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so now i am going for the losi 8ight 2.0 RTR. Really good deal for the cost, people say its good to start with, and Amazing.

Am i making the right decision?
What upgrades should i make first if i do get it?
Yes good choice
Servos would be a good upgrade thats it, and have FUN
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Servos would be a good upgrade that's it, and have FUN
okay thanks! any any suggestions on good servos? never bought better ones
But if you could give me some good servos that i could buy that would be nice! my dad is getting me the car for Christmas and my parents are getting me whatever else i wanted. was gonna ask them for some servos. please Help
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okay thanks! any any suggestions on good servos? never bought better ones
But if you could give me some good servos that i could buy that would be nice! my dad is getting me the car for Christmas and my parents are getting me whatever else i wanted. was gonna ask them for some servos. please Help
I use XP1015 and XP1313 but there are alot of very good servos you can look at the specs on those as far as speed and torque at amainhobbies.com and then just pick a manufacture you like just get metal gear
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