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Old 10-11-2019, 05:29 PM
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Are there any desert buggy kits? I'd like to build one, but just doesn't seem like there are any available. Really wish a DB8 or Tenacity DB was available in a kit.
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how about the DB410 from TEKNO?


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Old 10-12-2019, 09:54 AM
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Do a conversion? I saw that and was considering it....just wondered if it was smart to buy a brand new kit and convert it immediately having to buy additional parts.
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I used a Kyosho MP9 TKi4 Tekno chassis conversion as a base.




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Do a conversion? I saw that and was considering it....just wondered if it was smart to buy a brand new kit and convert it immediately having to buy additional parts.
Smart, well, you do need to be little crazy to be in this hobby.

Iíve know plenty that buy a completely change vehicles right out the box.
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Are there any desert buggy kits? I'd like to build one, but just doesn't seem like there are any available. Really wish a DB8 or Tenacity DB was available in a kit.
You could buy a Tenacity DB (non-pro) and the Proformance kit and that basically entails taking the whole truck apart and rebuilding it up again.
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Thanks for all the ideas! I was looking at RCNetworks conversion videos of the SCT410 to a buggy. All of the extra parts that were used basically were due to extending the chassis length from 13 to 15 because he wanted it to be competitve when racing in the 2.2 unlimited class. Since I won't be racing what would be the big disadvantage of keeping the existing chassis and then just adding wheels and a cage to make it a "desert buggy"? What am I missing?
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OMG...that first post/pic has me jonesing...that looks AWESOME!
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