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Old 12-18-2011, 01:12 AM
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I am not racing, I just want a 1/10 buggy to zip around on the street in front my house. I use to have a Lazer ZX-5 SP, it was ok but not nearly fast enough. What is the coolest and fastest straight line one to build? I was thinking either a 410, 210, B44.1, B4.1, TLR 22, and add an RS Pro but what turn motor? The 22 is sure a cool little car I think I would like that but would I miss 4WD?
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None of the above ! Seems like an awful waste too get a race bread off road buggy to run in the street ? If you wanna go fast why not get a 1/10 TC like a TC5 or some other on road sedan ?

I guess if I had to pick one I guess I would get a b44 and stick a 5.5 or lower turn motor in it . Problem is you are limited to saddle packs for batteries .
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I would go for a chassis that can take a 3s lipo, gear diff, xerun 120a esc and a 6.5 turn motor. DEX210 or B4.1 maybe.
If 4wd is what you want, the Lazer ZX-5 with stick pack battery might be a good choise
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If you are going to run it in the street, get a on-road car.
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I should have added that the street isn't in the best conditon, and there is paths on to the sidewalk. Theres a few areas to jump and a gravel driveway too. I already have a serious onroad as you can see in my signature. Thanks for the suggestions so far.
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I really dont think i would build any of the above just because they are race bred kits.For your purpose a RTR basher with some good flexy plastics would be the ticket to less broken stuff...you CAN make anything go as fast as you want now days with the right li-po and power system.
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Ive heard that Electrix makes a fairly durable RTR kit at around $135.00
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Get the Baja 5 and be a pro basher. I woudn't do a sedan sooner or later drag racing becomes a drag...lol Jumping curbs will be a must.
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Originally Posted by drpower View Post
I am not racing, I just want a 1/10 buggy to zip around on the street in front my house. I use to have a Lazer ZX-5 SP, it was ok but not nearly fast enough. What is the coolest and fastest straight line one to build? I was thinking either a 410, 210, B44.1, B4.1, TLR 22, and add an RS Pro but what turn motor? The 22 is sure a cool little car I think I would like that but would I miss 4WD?
I doubt any of those cars would be any faster than the Lazer. Just lock the diffs/slipper, get that RS Pro and a 3.5 and be prepared to leave rubber all over the street..

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I doubt any of those cars would be any faster than the Lazer. Just lock the diffs/slipper, get that RS Pro and a 3.5 and be prepared to leave rubber all over the street..

Just my 2 cents...
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Was thinking the exact same thing. Don't change the car change the motor. 3.5 or less. And if that isn't enough, modify the car to take x2 7.2 shorty packs instead of the saddle pack plus appropriate esc...

The only possible thing to make a 4wd buggy responsive to speed, I have found is belt drive, so Schumacher CAT SX3? Be prepared to change the belts often though.
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