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Old 02-05-2012, 03:58 PM   #1
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Looking to buy an 1/8 scale nitro. I want to race at local track for R.O.A.R races and they said its only 1/8 scale. Any suggestions would be great. I love the price of the Losi 810 but it like a pound too light. I really dont want to spend 600.00 off the bat you know
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Old 02-05-2012, 04:15 PM   #2
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Looking to buy an 1/8 scale nitro. I want to race at local track for R.O.A.R races and they said its only 1/8 scale. Any suggestions would be great. I love the price of the Losi 810 but it like a pound too light. I really dont want to spend 600.00 off the bat you know
for a decent rtr 8th scale buggy or truggy you wont find a much lower price

if you go super cheap you wont get any quality that will hold up for racing

i would say get a hot bodies car and piece together the rest

there are a few good engines under 175$ish a bunch under 200$ ish , then pipe then radio , then fuel , then etc. etc.
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Looking to buy an 1/8 scale nitro. I want to race at local track for R.O.A.R races and they said its only 1/8 scale. Any suggestions would be great. I love the price of the Losi 810 but it like a pound too light. I really dont want to spend 600.00 off the bat you know
any 1/8 scale (beside rtr kit) will be in the 400-600 range.. to get it race ready.. 600-2000.. if you get all cheap things 600-1000.. if you get a high end kit and high end motor/servos.. 1200-2000

roller kit.. 400-600
motor.. 200-500
pipe for motor. 50-200
servos.. need 2.. 50-200 each
remote.. 150-500
starter box.. 100-200 with a battery
tires.. 60-80 a set..
fuel 30 a gallon
tools and other needed thingsif you don have 200-500..

so buying a rtr is going to be the cheapest way to get into 1/8 scale racing..

the only other way is search thru the for sale section and buy a used car ready to go but will be in the 300-600 range.. jeremy
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Buy a kit that you lhs supports, 1/8 is not cheap and 600.00 might not do it, the best value for the money in kit form is the HB hara edition, and in rtr is the losi 2.0rtr.
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If you want to go new then the losi 8 rtr is the ticket. It comes with everything that you need minus fuel, a fuel bottle and a couple batteries. The engine will be competitive at your local track and ifyou set up the servo end points they will run for a while. Parts support is always the biggest for losi and they are durable as can be.
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Check out eBay I have a Kyoshi Inferno Neo Buggy for sale. Doesn't have a remote but you will get a fast engine and a crap load of extras you won't find in an RTR. Search number: 170774986124

check it out.

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