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Old 04-21-2011, 09:02 AM   #1
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I know this question has been asked many times, what is the best 1/8 scale buggy on the market? I will be running the OS .21 speed engine.
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Think about what you just asked. If there were just 1 (the best one) we would all be driving the same one.

Come on man....
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I know this question has been asked many times, what is the best 1/8 scale buggy on the market? I will be running the OS .21 speed engine.
The answer is always the same. There is no single best vehicle.
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:27 AM   #4
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The answer is always the same. There is no single best vehicle.
Ok, what is the worst buggy out there?
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Really? i would say the Losi 2.0 not because its drives better than anything else but for the ease of the clutch assymbly!

Other than that all cars are about 90% driver!
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I would say Serpent for Drivablity and Durriablity, not because of the screws.
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:50 AM   #7
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Think about what you just asked. If there were just 1 (the best one) we would all be driving the same one.

Come on man....
Lets put it this way,I don't want to put a $500 engine in crap
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What brands does your local hobby shop carry? What parts are hanging on the wall? What are some of the faster guys running (this is only reference to getting track and setup help).
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Watch a silver state or worlds and pick one.

The only thing you should care about is the amount of support.
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Watch a silver state or worlds and pick one.

The only thing you should care about is the amount of support.
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No such thing as best or worst. Go to your local track, see what guys are running. Ask to take a few laps(some guys are cool about that kind of stuff) See what kind of support is available(parts, setup). Then make your decision.

Also, If this is your first 1/8th buggy. I would not be so quick to spend $500 on a Speed. They are great engines, but that is alot of money for rookie tuning, maintenance mistakes(assuming this is your first).

But above all else. HAVE FUN....
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Lets put it this way,I don't want to put a $500 engine in crap
Why don't you just get the most expensive car then?
Let me repeat: There is no such thing as "the best". It all depends on you as the driver, and parts availability.
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Also, If this is your first 1/8th buggy. I would not be so quick to spend $500 on a Speed. They are great engines, but that is alot of money for rookie tuning, maintenance mistakes(assuming this is your first).

But above all else. HAVE FUN....[/QUOTE]

I've been running rc10gt2 with os engines for years, tunning is not an issue, there is no class for the gt2. So I am looking for a kit, not a preassembled or ready to run. I was thinking about (the car) or maybe just sticking with associated?
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losi
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they all are the best cars!

but i am partial to mugen!
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get whats appealing to you after you research them all....they all have hits and misses....nothing is perfect.
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