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Old 12-09-2008, 09:46 AM
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How is this kit? what are the differences between this and the SP kit? what electronics comes with it? i can not seem to find those details on the retailers website.

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How is this kit? what are the differences between this and the SP kit? what electronics comes with it? i can not seem to find those details on the retailers website.

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From what I understand, it is 2 versions behind the SP kit. Nothing is interchangeable at all....I was thinking of this myself, and slowly upgrading to the kit standard.
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well, it's for an 8 year old. i can either do that or a b44. but the b44 has a saddle pack. i kinda don't like that.
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well, it's for an 8 year old. i can either do that or a b44. but the b44 has a saddle pack. i kinda don't like that.
what's it going to be used for ?
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entry level racing for an 8 year old. but i always like room for growth!!!!
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entry level racing for an 8 year old. but i always like room for growth!!!!

Go on Kyoshoamerica.com they have a BL rtr version coming out.
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im looking for it, i don't see it. what is it?
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I would think a Slash would be better for an entry level RTR....unless you have a large 4WD turnout enough for novice class.

Unless it's just a electric class anything goes novice group.
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Originally Posted by y2kgtp View Post
I would think a Slash would be better for an entry level RTR....unless you have a large 4WD turnout enough for novice class.

Unless it's just a electric class anything goes novice group.
eh... kinda. I haven't seen any noobs come from slash racing at our local track. If anything it promotes hacking. IMHO.
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i thought of that, but i know the slash class will come and go. i want something more long term and technical. but i have thought of that.
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mY bad looky here...

http://www.kyosho.com/eng/products/r...duct_id=104173
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Only problem I see is that it comes with a sensorless brushless, and may require the vehicle to run with Mod if they enforce the ROAR rules at all....
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cool, but exactly when is it coming out and how much?
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Only problem I see is that it comes with a sensorless brushless, and may require the vehicle to run with Mod if they enforce the ROAR rules at all....
He's 8, I think he would be fine. Most places are mod 4wd anyways

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cool, but exactly when is it coming out and how much?
i dunno, i was just pointing you in the right direction.
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yea, i think i will head in the direction of kyosho. a rtr kit for $209 is good. even the basic speed controller and motor is good for now. i can update later if need be. i would go b44 route, but im not feeling the saddle pack. im sure he will be in the kids class where anything goes. but if i can get that orion powered kyosho soon for a similar price, that would be good to.

how does this basic zx5 compare with the latest and greatest 4wd buggies out now?
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