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Old 04-11-2007, 08:43 AM   #106
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Good points W.E.D Jim.

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Old 04-11-2007, 09:17 AM   #107
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Originally Posted by joe of loath
what happens if you like oil?
mmm... tasty tasty petrochemicals...
hee hee I prefer the taste and smell of motor cleaner and carbon dust... especially that old buggy blast fruit loops stuff
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Old 04-19-2007, 07:41 PM   #108
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Originally Posted by satoch
From what I've seen at the track 1/10th scales are more expensive. They are always breaking.

Dont think so... Pony up buy one and then race it and you will find out if you are a good driver or not. 1/10th scales are more technical to drive. My T4 hardly ever breaks same with my ZX-5
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Old 04-19-2007, 08:30 PM   #109
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There is no such thing as a GAS only RC!

They are all ELECTRIC!

Just some perfer to weigh the RC down with smokey, noisy, messy, air polluting, needs more batteries than electric gas motor. Maybe the extra weight gives more bite or something useful.

You can run an RC without GAS, but you can't run it without ELECTRIC!!!!!

Now I am going to go work on my GAS truck for the ROAR Nats in August!
Tired of high priced gasoline!

Go here to help out: http://www.americansolutions.com/
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Old 05-16-2007, 10:49 AM   #110
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Old 05-16-2007, 10:51 AM   #111
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i think that both gas and electric are good if you have all the wright stuff to run the car properly
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Old 05-16-2007, 09:14 PM   #112
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I think that nitro's do have a bit more maintenance envolved. Especially if you take the time to clean the buggy...after every run, clean the engine....Remove glow plug.....lube cylinder... Remove air filter....clean and/or replace...Clean nitro gunk off side of vehicle...not to mention the mess that is made when the fuel cap leaks or you spill fuel when filling.
I'm not saying that's alot of work. But that is just added effort. Personally I dont mind the extra work. Not enough to not own a nitro r/c vehicle..

Brushless on the other hand require NOTHING....
Enough said!
Thats right i quoted myself!
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Old 05-18-2007, 10:00 PM   #113
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i have stoped running nitro cuz of $
i run 4wd offroad now for the summer and 1/12 in the winter
thats it
even 1/10 elc TC is to much $
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Old 05-21-2007, 01:05 AM   #114
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I have had a hard time with gas to much money to keep it running like it did when you first got itÖ I think electric now is so much better for me with brushless and how good the batteries are . You can get some really long run times where you would have to fill a gas once or twice in that same amount of time. Donít even get me started on tuning an engine Im getting rid of all my gas stuff and now Im just going to run electric so if any one wants a brand new Jammin CRT pro truggy thats almoust ready to run pm me But donít get me wrong there is something about gas that just gets you all hyped up when you run it or watch it but me think Im just going to watch for a while.

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