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Old 01-11-2015, 12:56 AM   #1
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Default IGT8 PRO KIT vs Serpent Cobra GT vs X3GT

I am looking to get my first GT on road vehicle.....I'm looking for a good quality durable yet fast vehicle....which is the most complete vehicle of the 3? Looking to do some bashing but more race orientated.......I've heard a lot of negative things about the x3 GT.....just trying to figure out which car is for me,I haven't heard too much about the IGT8.....less wrenching and more driving would be awesome.....Help me out fellas,lead me in the right direction please.....A owners opinion of these vehicles would be a plus for me...... Thanks in advance....
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The IGT8 is the same car as the X3 but with parts you would want on the car. The X3 is very competive but more racers run the Serpent. If you like running something a little different and finding how to set it up for your style of racing get the X3. If you want someone to tell you how to set up the car get the Serpent.

I've run the Ofna Dm1 and X3 but race with many friends who run the Serpent, and you really can't go wrong with either.
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How's the x3 as far as durability? or should I say the IGT8.... I've seen a few wrecked X3's on eBay ....
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I can tell you the durability of the Serpent Cobra is very good indeed. I haven't broken any of my cobra cars (buggy, truggy or GT) and there hasn't been any appreciable wear either. I have a buddy who has the X3 and he has broken stuff but it's still a good car. I'm very pleased with the cobra.
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Can someone tell me the driving characteristics of these cars?
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I've run the X3 for almost two years with several hard hits and no issues. Brake set up is better with the Serpent, and that is about all. Weight balance is better with the X3 and seems to be easier on tires.
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I was leaning more towards the IGT8,I would rather have a kit then a RTR....Can anyone tell me more about the in IGT8 ? Does the Cobra GT come in a kit form ?
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IGT8 pro seems good, only thing I don't like is the stock plastic suspension blocks.
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IGT8 pro seems good, only thing I don't like is the stock plastic suspension blocks.
Just like the Serpent.
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Just like the Serpent.
Serpent is aluminum with adjustable inserts.
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Screw for screw pound for pound which is the better car ? (that does include maintenance access as well)
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Just like the Serpent.
The Serpent kit car does have aluminum suspension blocks.

Are you talking about the RTR ?
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I was leaning more towards the IGT8,I would rather have a kit then a RTR....Can anyone tell me more about the in IGT8 ? Does the Cobra GT come in a kit form ?
The Cobra GT is available as a kit car.

What you need in addition is the 10 C-Hubs and a set of hard springs.

That's it !
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The Serpent kit car does have aluminum suspension blocks.

Are you talking about the RTR ?
I haven't seen the serpent cobra kit.... I did not know that 1 existed.....
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The Cobra GT is available as a kit car.

What you need in addition is the 10 C-Hubs and a set of hard springs.

That's it !
For the IGT8 ? (HARD SHOCK SPRINGS ALL 4 ?)
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