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Old 09-26-2012, 03:54 AM   #1
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Default Xray XB9 vs. Losi 8ight EU

I am thinking in buying a Pro Buggy, but I┤m torn between the Xray XB9 and the Losi 8ight Eu.

I read that the Xray is one of, if not the toughest car of all, but and how about the handling and the price of parts?

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Old 09-26-2012, 11:52 PM   #2
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Losi will be cheaper up front and in parts, but Xray will wear slower. All in all I think they will cost you tha same over a loner period of time.

I have no experience with Xray, bu have heard it's a very stable car.

Losi's generally reward a smooth driver. Push it too much and it will bite.
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:10 AM   #3
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Both are great buggies. The Losi parts are cheaper but as already mentioned, may wear faster and in the end I think you will break even. In my area there are 10 Losi drivers to 1 Xray so you might want to take that into consideration what people are running near you. Having the support and knowledge from the other racers goes a long way when you are having problems. I am a Xray guy, run the 2011 808 and now the XB9. Either way I think you will be happy with what ever you get. Both brands have their fair share of wins. Good luck.
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Old 09-27-2012, 04:57 AM   #4
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Thanks!

I'll follow your advices.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:57 PM   #5
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And what about Xray XB9 vs. Sworkz BK1?

I searched for Sworkz and the parts are very cheap.

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Well, on this forum nobody is allowed to say anything negative about a product.
Just don't buy an Sworkz. It's made from pure "mierda" according to my buddy JosÚ. (Who was DNF today with his Sworkz due to mechanical failure.. again..)
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The X-RAY quality is superior and 2nd to none. I have tons of spare parts still in the packaging.
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:51 PM   #8
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Well, on this forum nobody is allowed to say anything negative about a product.
Just don't buy an Sworkz. It's made from pure "mierda" according to my buddy JosÚ. (Who was DNF today with his Sworkz due to mechanical failure.. again..)
really?
http://www.neobuggy.net/modules/news...?storyid=12654

they seem to be going strong everywhere else...
mybe your "buddy" shouldnt be hitting track pegs...
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I said mechanical failure, not "ran into a tree and broke the car in half".
Last race the rear bevel gear and diff gear crown wore out, I don't consider that normal.
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that happens when you dont shim properly. or not sealing the diff case from dirt... normal maintenance would of saved you buddy
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Keep looking for excuses dude.
It's always user error, never a flawed product.
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Keep looking for excuses dude.
It's always user error, never a flawed product.
sure ok, your buddy has the 1 out of thousands... user error...
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