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Old 06-14-2005, 08:51 PM   #1456
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Vortex, i've owned almost all of the popular racing buggies, Crono, Kyosho, Mugen Ofan, Jammin, etc. For quite some time the Kyosho was the best buggy, but was also expensive. This opened the market for Mugen, which also was competitive and won some races once the secured the drivers to prove the car. Now the Ofna buggies, which are largely copies of the Kyosho for MUCH less money are really coming along. The Jammin' X1, although very similar to other buggies, has alot of unigue features and is priced Very well. They are all very good cars and always have small issues to correct that you can find in thier respective threads.

Imo, the buggies are all so close now, it is more about driver ability, tuning, mechanical skill and some luck, rather then the brand name. I'd check our your LHS and see what they sell alot of, or even better, your local track. Alot of support at the track means parts when you may really need one!

...........Besides, when it comes to brand loyalty in 1/8th buggy, with all the new buggies coming out soon, it will all be up in the air again shortly.........., Jim
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Old 06-14-2005, 08:58 PM   #1457
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Thanks for the tips guys!

We dont have any 1/8th racing here yet, but there is talk of a track being built in the near future so something to look forward to

Thanks once again!
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Old 06-15-2005, 06:42 AM   #1458
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Hi Aantonis,

Thanks for the great info's for the engines... Will see and decide which one to get .... Hmmm...

Happy Buggying !!!
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Old 06-15-2005, 08:59 AM   #1459
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[QUOTE=aantonis]First of all, I must admit that I ve done this to at least 3 of my engines so far (Air filter misuse)
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Can you elaborate. I dont want to ruin my new WS7 II.


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Old 06-15-2005, 10:14 AM   #1460
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There is nothing wrong with the RB. I am talking about personal negligence.


Air filter not seated properly.... forgetting to put a tie wrap on the filter's neck .... and things like that. I have paid for that negligence, a lot. Try to learn from our mistakes, and be very careful. You might get away with an engine tuned to 375 Fahrnheit for a minute or two, but definately not, not even a single second without its air filter.

Enjoy your new engine.
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Old 06-15-2005, 10:45 AM   #1461
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Anyone know much about the Thunder Tiger TTR EB4 S3?? Looks pretty good. I like the delta box chassis, special dampning shocks,......
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Thanks Aantonis. Does everyone use switches for the reciever pack or just use a deans or other connector to avoid malfunctions?
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Old 06-16-2005, 04:56 AM   #1463
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Hi Tom,

I use the standard plug that comes with the battery but my bat. compartment is packed with foam, so it wont budge with the risk of breaking the plug.
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Thanks Aantonis. Does everyone use switches for the reciever pack or just use a deans or other connector to avoid malfunctions?

Bling bling switch.... The KO Propo switch

This is the installation on my friend's triple 7

http://www.radiocontrol.gr/images/theo05060511.JPG

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Old 06-16-2005, 09:01 PM   #1465
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James W., the TTR S3 is a good car, they are however working on a standard style chassis already though, saying it may help on rough, aka, 1/8th scale tracks. Some of the local heros here are going fast with it though................Jim
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I haven't even seen the S3 yet, could you please give me a link.

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http://www.twf8.ws/new/tech/car/ttr/...4s3-index.html

Here you go.... The best in depth review you can find.


Cheers Paco!
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Thanks for that.How much do these things run for?

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Old 06-18-2005, 04:02 AM   #1469
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Very cheap in Hong Kong.... $380 only...

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Big $$$'s for shipping from Hong Kong. Probably still works out to be a pretty good deal though.
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