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Old 12-25-2011, 04:32 PM   #1
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Looking for a 4wd nitro, I have no experience with nitro.

I do have a 1/8 E buggy, SCT, and 2wd Buggy now I wanna try out nitro
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Old 12-25-2011, 05:21 PM   #2
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I have a rc8b and I love it. It is a really durable buggy and it runs like a cat always lands on its wheels. And its associated so parts are easy to get for it and alot of other associated vehicles parts are compatible with it. I would look into the rc8.2
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Old 12-25-2011, 07:38 PM   #3
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I would say stick with the same brand as your e buggy that way you can share parts. Otherwise any mainstream buggy will do. I'm digging the serpent cars righ now but AE, Losi, Mugen, Kyosho, Hot Bodies will do. They all get around the track.
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Some are steering you towards buggies while I would say Monster Truck. I've had a few and for me the Associated MGT 4.6 killed them all. Plenty of power from the .28 yet real easy to learn how to tune. Its associted so parts are easy to locate and theres a decent aftermarket available as well!
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I said a buggy because it sounds like he has experience with the chassis's and he said some racing. Any nitro can be a pain to tune. Racing is more suitable for buggies rather monster trucks.
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Losi 8ight 2.0 rtr perfect buggy to start off with. Come with dx3s and starter box and all! great engine to for a rtr
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Losi 8ight 2.0 rtr perfect buggy to start off with. Come with dx3s and starter box and all! great engine to for a rtr
The losi is a pretty sweet rtr.
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I do race 1/8 buggy, 2wd buggy, and 2wd SCT electric at a indoor track, so I do have experience with racing.

The closest track that does nitro is about a 45min drive, but I do have a local dirt track close to my house.

I wanna try nitro out and see how it works.

I was looking at 1/8 truggy, or 1/8 buggy or monster truck and I really want to stay with a 4x4.

This will be used for track use.

Looking for something around $400, RTR would be awesome.

I was looking at the savage 4.6 but would like something that can handle well on a track
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http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...GHz-F35-Engine Fully equipped RTR 1/8 buggy, race-legal engine and fuel tank, 2.4 GHz radio, and it's based on the Hot Bodies D8 buggy race kit. And all for $460.
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This will be used for track use.

Looking for something around $400, RTR would be awesome.

I was looking at the savage 4.6 but would like something that can handle well on a track
Very few tracks race MT's. Anything but a MT.



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