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Old 12-12-2004, 01:16 PM   #16
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i would go with the mini t . and ther coming out with a pro version with all those hop ups you guys are talking about .


MINI T all the way.


and in a race the rc18 is gonna win cause its 4wd not 2 so better traction and better handling !
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Old 12-12-2004, 01:50 PM   #17
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will a Pro line CP body for a mini t fit on a 18T?...Any help would.....help...
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Old 12-12-2004, 04:36 PM   #18
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I bought mine friday and put 10 minutes on it Sunday on my driveway without jumps and the pass. rear wheel fell off. I took off all four wheel nuts to inspect the stub axles and I could not remove the Pass. front wheel while the drivers side wheels came off easily. I hope my hobby shop is going to help me get it on the road again. I think they were overtightened at the factory.
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Old 12-16-2004, 11:27 AM   #19
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I dont know what to get for xmas !!! ... and its not for me, its for my doughter ... she loves rc as she goes to the track wiuth me (i run a Yokomo GT4W2L 200mm nitro) and she want to learn about cars so i want to give her a Mini T or a RC18T to start ... BUT i dont know which one to get ... i need something fun, fast, and over all that STOCK can take abouse of learning process ...

help please guys !

ps : - My doughter is 5 years old.

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Old 12-16-2004, 12:48 PM   #20
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Well, the RC18T certainly handles better, which will make it easier to drive.

Both will break if crashed... they seem about even in durability as far as I can tell.
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Tabushi... if your daughter is only 5, then slower may be better. The Losi Mini T with the stock motor and 4 AA batteries will be more forgiving. It will not likely hit things as hard and you should spend less time breaking things. However, you get a lot more for your money with the RC18t kit and you could buy a larger spur and smaller pinion to put on it to slow it down a bit. Combine that with a slower motor like a stock Losi 280 sized motor and it should be just about the right speed for a 5 YO and you'll have more stuff to put back in it as she gains skill and can handle the speed.

When she gets really good just put a 7-cell GP1100 battery and a Fantom Mini-Mod in it and she'll start breaking things all over again. :-)

I'm getting an RC18t and plan to let my 2.5 year old sons play with it. I fully expect to be replacing parts if I don't scale the speed back a bit. But since I don't have the motor, spur, small pinion it will be a crash fest at first. It should be a laugh.
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taBUSHI GET THE RC18T IT RIIIIPPPPSSSSSSSSSSS
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ive driven mine everyday since xmas and it hasnt broke or failed........altho rock do keep getting caught in the gears
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da c18t rips - Did you watch the video at the top of the forum?
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no srry...and wat is it 4
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The one that says "Please watch before posting".
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