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Old 02-26-2010, 02:04 PM   #16
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It's only about a $100 difference between sedan & 1/8th depends on the brand Sedan prices range from $400 to $600 1/8th almost the same
no for motors you can get a Novarossi RX21 for around $400 look around on the price of a nova 12 & then how much is the difference $40-$50 cmon now if you get a tuned 12 what's the price between $400-$500
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Old 02-27-2010, 02:12 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Turbo9000 View Post
im not convinced by the other responses either.

how about this-

because the manufacturers know that people who race, or want to race 1/8 on-road (the pinnacle, or Formula 1 of model car racing) will shell out for it.
Yep Turbo

I think you ve nailed it ... good old market forces ... we are dumb enough to pay it so they are smart enough to charge it.

I am in the UK and the difference in kit price is a minimum of $150 (Edam @ $500) up to around $300 (Serpent @ $900)

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