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Old 06-19-2011, 09:40 AM
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Hello , can give me suggestion on 1/8 scale buggy electric offroad ?

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Old 06-19-2011, 09:43 AM
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Look at what parts your local hobby shop stocks and go from there. Is this for bashing or racing?
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Look at what parts your local hobby shop stocks and go from there. Is this for bashing or racing?
It's for racing
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RC8BE (not the nitro converted one)
Losi 8ight 2.0 (1.0 if on budget)
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Those are just what I would run if I were to get back into 1/8ths....... There are alot of other good ones, its just gonna come down to your budget, parts support, and personal preference......
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want used stuff? xray xb8???? ha ha ????:-)
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Xray 808E or a converted 808. Great car that's built like a tank and easy to drive. One of the best quality and handling cars made. I personally have the 2010 spec converted for electric and the 2011 for nitro.

Or wait for the Serpent 811e to be released, it's going to be one sick car.
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Mugen MBX6 Eco has the best fit and engineering IMO.
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Originally Posted by buzzlitebeer View Post
Mugen MBX6 Eco has the best fit and engineering IMO.

Pillow ball suspension?


Sorry, I couldn't resist.
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How about the Losi 8ight E or Losi 8ight E 2.0?
Also what's the difference between these?
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Like others said, see what is supported in your local area.

Xray is nice, but if you can't get parts or have to order everything, it can be frustrating waiting for things to arrive.


I personally have a converted Ofna Hyper 7 using a RC Products Design conversion and I am EXTREMELY happy with it. handles well and parts are readily available. I'm also running it on 1/10th scale power not the larger 1/8th scale and its quite fast.


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Originally Posted by MOmo View Post
Like others said, see what is supported in your local area.

Xray is nice, but if you can't get parts or have to order everything, it can be frustrating waiting for things to arrive.

I've never bought into the run whatever your hobby shop carries. There's no hobby shops around here that carry Xray and I've never had a single issue with getting a part.
If you break a part and need it, what's the odds your hobby shop is going to have that 1 part anyway? Pretty slim, plus you really don't break much in 1/8 scale, especially with Xray.
Heck, I just cleaned out my box with spares I didn't need. I build a complete rolling chassis and sold it with enough spares to almost build another one.

If you break a part on race day that you don't have on you. Odds are your hobby shop isn't close enough to run and get that part and leave you with enough time to change it and not mess up your race day. So you have atleast another week before you race again. It's not hard at all to get that one part within that week before you race again.

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