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Old 08-26-2004, 03:30 PM
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Wow, Aaron, that's a sweet paintjob! What are you running in it?
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Old 08-26-2004, 03:50 PM
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i hear that the new truck is better, but the old truck is still very good. you might be better off finding a great deal on the old one and at a later date upgrade.
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Old 08-28-2004, 01:56 PM
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Well, RCCA claims that in their article, "T4 vs MF2" that 4 out of 6 drivers picked the MF2.... I'll be more descriptive later, I need to go find the Magazine.
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Old 08-31-2004, 12:49 PM
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I havent gave the MF-2 a shot yet. But I ran a XXX-T for 3 years. I switched to a T-4. My thoughts, the T-4 handles better than the Losi. Right out of the box it handled better. I raced mine the night after I got it. I had thought about getting one. But I will wait some time. The T-4 in my mind is hard to beat. But thats just my 2 cents. I still have my XXX-T/MF1. My kids run it in Novice.
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Old 08-31-2004, 11:14 PM
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losifromhell - I have a D6 10x2 in there, awaiting my new Novak GTX...

There are tracks that favor the smooth T4, and tracks that favor the aggressive MF2. It's just a matter of preference.
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I just got a MF2 and it is awesome. Here is it in action. The checkered one.
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Old 09-05-2004, 12:30 PM
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What tire set-up is recommended for truck at Hot Rod's???
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Originally posted by L.Fairtrace
I just got a MF2 and it is awesome. Here is it in action. The checkered one.
Nice looking truck! What track are you racing at? I'm thinking about buying an MF2 Body for my MF1... lol I need to look new!
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Old 09-05-2004, 01:26 PM
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nutfluff - When they're running the track dry, nothing can beat Silver Tapers up front and Red Tapers in the rear.

When they're running the track wet, I've had good luck with Red Directionals and Red Studs or Kingpins. A lot of the locals run Holeshots or similiar tires, and I'm sure anything they point you towards will work just fine.
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Is the MF2 gear ratio much faster than MF1? On a large sweeping track, will the MF2 gear ratio have an advantage? Can the MF2 gears be used on the MF1?
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Old 09-11-2004, 11:04 AM
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The new tranny wasn't developed to change the tranny ratio. They moved the motor forward to change the weight distribution of the truck, and had to change the ratio slightly to do this. The overall effect was slightly more than "one tooth" difference.

When geared correctly, one motor with the MF1 tranny will propel the truck to the same speed with the MF2 tranny.

It is possible to put the MF2 tranny into the MF1. To convert the MF1 into an MF2 is around $100 in parts.
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I think that if you are gonna put over $100. into upgrades that you may as well just buy the New Kit (MFII), I just sold my XXX-T MF & will be buying the MFII soon (well as soon as I get done dumping all my $$$$$ into this 1/8 Truggy that I will have finished this week) I think the MFII is pretty sweet, have not driven one yet, but all that it will take is some time to get it set up properly! Right now where I race Nitro is the Top Bill, 'til the Winter hits that's pretty much all I race, though a Track in Dallas is Indoor Nitro & Electric, Nitro is the Top Dog! Electric season it just around the corner though! I'd like to hear some more opinions & comparisons between the MF & the MFII!
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Old 09-13-2004, 10:38 PM
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The MF2 is more stable, jumps better, accelerates harder, squares up easier, and is more tunable.

It makes electric fun for a gas racer like me!
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