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Old 09-24-2011, 11:02 AM   #16
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Also, who would want the vehicle that increases your laptimes?
seriously?? I think that the rest of the forum understood what Frank meant..the Serpent is great no doubt.
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You could swap Tebos ride with a redcat and he would still dominate. everyone knows it's not the ride... It's the rider.

I think both are decent choices. Personally I like the serpent and the truggy is hands down the best truck I have driven. The 811t will increase most drivers Lap times right out of the box and then once it's dialed in to your liking it's like hitting that fun little NOS button in your 1:1 tuner. Hang on

And yea I rolled a RR for a little bit.
funny tebo didnt do much with the od buggy if i remember right
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Old 09-24-2011, 05:25 PM   #18
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Man what a tough room....
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haha
i think that the car all though has little to do with it at pro level does have something to do with it tebo maifield cav. king drake so on can make the a with any car but need the right car to win or be thier at end
as for the two truggies
serpent looks very good indeed
evo yes is just a revised rr but the rr is so good all it needed is a little revising durability issues with drive train have been addressed and the front arms prob. has been addressed it is choose your flag like you stated earlier both will do well at top level on another note at the sportsman and expert level i have seen the right car make people faster.
but can say the same for the right motor verses a junk motor
both will be good the evo is not out yet but is just blinged up rr that is what i will roll with just because i can just upgrade my rr
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never driven either of the truck. But I will say I seen Billy Easton wheel the serpent. The thing flat out hauls the mail. Of course Billy could drive anything but he took the TQ in front of mayfiled and drake, and Cav and a bunch of others. I would go Serpent just cause the price.
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I would go Serpent just because they are tough as nails....
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I see the EVO hit the shelves at amain today.
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I see the EVO hit the shelves at amain today.
Yes they did

Now I just need the UPS guy to hurry the hell up!
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does the serpent truugy have the same bearings over the pinions like the Buggy? EI: the same old design that XRAY used to use?
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does the serpent truugy have the same bearings over the pinions like the Buggy? EI: the same old design that XRAY used to use?
Yes. But the V2 diff coupler does use 3 bearings, and has a boot so you can grease them and not worry about dirt working into them (biggest issue, IME).

811-T however does utilizes the ridiculously small 8x14x4 flanged bearings on the outer wheel hubs. I had constant trouble with those on the 811 buggy, no matter what brand or ABEC rating they were. I couldn't imagine how bad they'll be on the truggy with a wheel that's 3x as heavy.
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811-T however does utilizes the ridiculously small 8x14x4 flanged bearings on the outer wheel hubs. I had constant trouble with those on the 811 buggy, no matter what brand or ABEC rating they were. I couldn't imagine how bad they'll be on the truggy with a wheel that's 3x as heavy.
Whats funny about this is I have a friend running both Serpent platforms. The buggy has had issues with it; the truck hasn't.
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does the serpent truugy have the same bearings over the pinions like the Buggy? EI: the same old design that XRAY used to use?
Heres a pic>>>

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Yes they did

Now I just need the UPS guy to hurry the hell up!
Just make sure you got your loan aprroved on that expensive rig first lol.
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