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Old 05-02-2007, 09:17 PM   #16
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Man I was to late to getting to the hobby shop they just closed... I a made up my mind. I am goin to get the MF2.. I have always wanted a losi truck so thats what I am going to get.. now I just have to build it to go to the track on sunday wish me luck
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XXX-T MF2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-03-2007, 09:29 AM   #18
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Just my .02

They are both good trucks. I am a fan of Associated so I would buy the T4, thats just me.

Buy which ever one you like the best, have the most same brand parts lying aroung for, and that your buddies have. Its good to be different but when you break something, its nice to borrow the part in a jam from a friend rather than to miss the race or track day or just having fun with out having to get to the hobby shop.

Unless your one of the top 10 racers out there you probally wont go any faster with one over the other.
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Old 05-03-2007, 09:32 AM   #19
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MF2! The T4 suffers from broken front arms alot. I have owned the MF2 for over a year now and still have not broke any suspension parts. My friend that owns a T4 breaks arms so often he needs to take out stock in AE.
About the broken A arms - Its true they break alot. RPM makes a larger, light, much stronger front bumper that does fully protect the A- arms. For $10 bucks its well worth the investment. Looks cool too.......
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Old 05-03-2007, 06:54 PM   #20
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losi arms break just as much if not more (more losi trucks than AE at our track)
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Arms don't spontaneously break, they are broken by driving into something.....

You guys make it sound like they just snap sitting there.... sheesh....
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RTR or kit? The RTR Losi comes with better electronics. Otherwise they're both good trucks, AE is easier to work on though.

Considering how hard it is to adjust the diff, I disagree.
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LOL, yes the diff on the AE is soooo hard to adjust! You have to take off the tire, and pop a ball cup. That takes at least 30-40 minutes and about 25 screws.

Sport10- I have run the T4 for over a year and half and have only broken 1 suspenion arm the whole time, and that was on a 2x4" at the local indoor track. In fact the arms had so much run time on them they were starting to wear away! And they still didnt break!
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LOL, yes the diff on the AE is soooo hard to adjust! You have to take off the tire, and pop a ball cup. That takes at least 30-40 minutes and about 25 screws.
When youre in a hurry it takes a lot longer. Compared to a slot and a turn on a Losi. Each time you pop a ball cup off it gets that much easier to pop off again. Especially in a race.
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Considering how hard it is to adjust the diff, I disagree.
no harder to adjust than the losi...
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no harder to adjust than the losi...
Considering you have to take nothing apart I disagree.
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i can adjust mine faster than a few of the losi guys at our track and oddly enough my AE has never popped a ball cup where i have turned marshaled and fixxed many losi...im not saying the losi is bad just applying same logic most use to rip on AE (in 90 or 91 the first losi buggy caused me to retire for 15 years lol never should have gotten rid of my ultima). record shows it (xxxt)probably has an advantage in stock but in modified what wins all the national events? mod nats was pretty good too if memory serves me correctly was an all AE affair at the podium. imho just depends on how much steering you like. if you like more steering get an AE want to slide get a losi both are legit
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Arms don't spontaneously break, they are broken by driving into something.....

You guys make it sound like they just snap sitting there.... sheesh....
LOL! True, or when a pipe jumps out and smacks my truck!

I HATE when that happens!
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About the broken A arms - Its true they break alot. RPM makes a larger, light, much stronger front bumper that does fully protect the A- arms. For $10 bucks its well worth the investment. Looks cool too.......
Will have to get me one of them bumpers. Since the local hobby shop is probably 5 hours away, I better have spares and protect the parts I have. I get my t4 on Monday and I can hardly wait. This is my first Associated.

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These front arms on your T4 and you'll be good to go... forever.

http://rpmrcproducts.com/products/assoc/GT2Parts.htm
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