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Old 05-05-2003, 09:04 PM   #1
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I ran a search and there was limited info. For time saving, and the fact that I got 300 bucks burning a hole in my pocket from selling my XXX-T... what are y'alls opinions and experiences on the XXX-4 buggy? Is it good to race? what are the drawbacks to the car lately? whats good to buy at the same time...(part number if you gottem) I remember reading lots of breakage when they first came out couple months ago.... If it isnt too good to buy, please let me know cuz i really like electrics, BUT this guy is selling his drake with box an everything for 450 and I wouldn't mind gettin it. where is the best place to get parts for XXX-4 or the lowest price to get the buggy itself would also be a great help! Thank you all for any help you can provide.
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Old 05-05-2003, 09:29 PM   #2
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Try www.ultimatehobbies.com for the best price, I would call them up and ask them as well on their parts they have the best prices..
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The xxx4 is a neat buggy and parts should be availble almost anywhere. The problem is that 4wd buggies really arn't that popular to race but if you are going to just use it as a basher thats cool to. At my local track their is a class for the xxx4 buggy but it seems that most of them have issues with breakage and not many of them finish the race. I know losi is a very good company and is doing their best to fix the problems of breakage. I guess weather or not to get a xxx4 is a dependant on what you want to do with it. If you plan on racing is their somewhere to do so near where you live but for bashing I bet you could come up with a much better alturnative.
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dont waste your mony buy a cat 3000
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well, there isn't a buggy electric class at my track...only mod truck. but they let any offroad electric run with them.
I really want a 1/8 scale buggy, seems like EVERYONE has one down here. except that I really cant stand the nitro thing...too much smoke and mess. plus since i only use these things during race days, that means 2 weeks just sitting there and I know that that isn't so good for the nitro engines.geez they're hard enough to start as it is... then wait 2 weeks to do it again... man what a headache that would be.
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I agree with v2o
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You shouldn't have any problems starting the car after a couple weeks, just use after run oil.

I say XXX4 over the cat, less drivetrain resistance = longer run times. More parts avalibility too.
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...but I would think the cat will break less than the xxx4...
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thanks for the info guys... I figure I'll wait till the "hopped up" version of the XXX4 comes out. in the mean time, I just got myself a fully loaded drake with lots of stuff! hope i made the right decision. also, I think I'll just buy some rally tires for my TB01 and use it as a buggy. LOL hehehe
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That's exactly what I'm doin, they'll have a graphite version of it soon enough, until then, I'm racin my drake and kanai.
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Its gonna be awhile till the GP+ comes out..
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