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Old 10-15-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Default Ofna/Hobao Hyper9 vs Hyper Star

Hi guys,

Need some advices here to decide my 2nd buggy. I've a hyper9e at the moment and love it, and wanna get a nitro one also. And since i have a few parts on hand, would like to get another hyper(9 or star) for easier parts sharing. But from the looks of the two it seems there's not much of a difference except i can see the front steering part(sorry i'm new to rc cars so don't know much).
Can someone who knows both buggies give me some advices between the 2? Is the hyper star really a better one? Pros and cons please. And also, what are the parts that are not interchangeable between the 2.

Thanks a lot for any help i can get.
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Old 10-16-2012, 02:00 AM   #2
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the latest is the better I guess.. I assembled a V1 UK version

differences:
new front with ballend carriers and carbon levers
nice cnc chassis with the option + 4mm wheelbase
rear brake layout optimised
front brace mounted on the chassisplate
new cnc rear toeplate with inserts
option wing/mount
reinforced upperarm holder
optimised radiobox lay out
same tank

+: better handling and brakes
better radiobox layout, receiverbox can be opened under the links
the transmission, universals
good shocks, pistons need larger holes
nice chassis

-: the towers bent easily
some play at the front arms, and of the pinions in the bearings
still the same rear arms that don't really harmonise with the rest
same weight in the end .. or more
random rollbar system
inserts in new toeplate needed to be cut to shape to go in
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speedy, thanks a ton for every help, so i think a hyper star is the way to go.
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