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Old 04-25-2011, 11:09 AM   #16
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All right, I think I am going to go with the Associated RC8. I was looking at the Werks B6 for the power, would that be a better option thean the .28 pro from associated?
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No one (that's fast anyway) runs a .28 in a buggy. Werks is solid, OS is solid, Novas are solid, anything in the $200-500 range will be a solid motor. The more expensive motors tend to come with better materials and have a little better quality control during manufacturing and production. Just like with servos, you get what you pay for in this hobby. I've run a D8, MBX6, and now the MP9, and while all three have strengths/weaknesses, the MP9 is a cut above the other two.
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Old 04-25-2011, 11:51 AM   #18
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i would get a associated rc8 trust me in the long run you will be glad $$ .

since, your a beginner i wouldnt get a novarossi or any itatian engine there very tight when new and can be a pain for a beginner i would get a dynamite .21 engine easy to tune can last if you take care of it and has good power.
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All right, I have settled on the Team Associated RC8 Factory Team Kit. I narrowed it down to two motors. Which one would you guys go with:

Werks B6

OS 21xz-b

I have had many many nitro powered trucks and cars in the past 10 years. Tuning is not a problem, so which one if better and most suited for the RC8?
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All right, I have settled on the Team Associated RC8 Factory Team Kit. I narrowed it down to two motors. Which one would you guys go with:

Werks B6

OS 21xz-b

I have had many many nitro powered trucks and cars in the past 10 years. Tuning is not a problem, so which one if better and most suited for the RC8?
Get the OS bud....
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Get the OS bud....
+1 - between those two motors, there's no comparison.
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All right, I have settled on the Team Associated RC8 Factory Team Kit. I narrowed it down to two motors. Which one would you guys go with:

Werks B6

OS 21xz-b

I have had many many nitro powered trucks and cars in the past 10 years. Tuning is not a problem, so which one if better and most suited for the RC8?




i, would of got the rc8b version 2 it comes with all the tuning and durabity parts but if thats what you only can afford than the factory rc8 is fine.

you can always but the upgrades little by little anyways.
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Oops, sorry I was referring to the RC8b. That is what I meant earlier. I think it will be fine for me and something that I can grow into.
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All right, I have settled on the Team Associated RC8 Factory Team Kit. I narrowed it down to two motors. Which one would you guys go with:

Werks B6

OS 21xz-b

I have had many many nitro powered trucks and cars in the past 10 years. Tuning is not a problem, so which one if better and most suited for the RC8?
I bought the losi 8ight 2.0 buggy kit and the OS 21xz-b engine, Losi RE10 pipe,Savox 1256 servos.
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You really not stating if this is for bashing or racing. If it's for racing, I say the following:

Mugen mbx6 (take some good setup, yet good support)
Serpent s811 (I hear it's a really good handling car)
Xray 808 2011 spec (I hear good things of this as well)
Mp9 (costly)

Also, go with the most popular car at your track that does well! That way u can get good help!

But like I said, if u racing, DO NOT GET A RTR! BUILD IT!
x2 OP should look into other brands.. The kits are all close in price and there are some that are much better from other manufacturers besides the AE and Losi .. RCtech can be quite fanboy baised .. Research whats out there first before buying and regretting
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The Losi and AE kits are both exellent kits capable of winning races, chose the one you like best. Both are proven designs and have great support so whichever you choose will be a good choice.
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