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Old 03-24-2015, 01:15 PM
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Originally Posted by mindfield80 View Post
Apparently Team Associated is popular at the track. Would a better choice be the B5?
I like the TLR 22, but if the most poplar is the B5 then the B5 definitely the way to go because you will need help and if you are the only one running TLR then you are in trouble.

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The track is being re-structured, but from what I've seen, it looks like a large, loose-dirt track.
RM !!! MM is best on smooth indoor tracks, RM is better for outdoor loose tracks.
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Old 03-24-2015, 01:26 PM
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We have a guy that can make the A with a RM B5 on high bite clay running slicks. Some people were like "wtf!!!", but he is a good driver. A MM car might be 1/10th a lap faster for some people, but if you are just getting back into it. You have sooo much new crap. Lipos, brushless motors and so on. An RM car has a bigger tuning window and the RM B5 is a very good 17.5 car. you can always convert it to MM later. "if" your budget allows, you could get the B5M lite, convert it to RM and try both configurations or sell off the B5M lite chassis and parts to recoup some of the cost
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I'm headed to the track this weekend to speak to the locals and just make sure I make the best choice for the track...there doesn't seem to be too many tracks around otherwise. But I'm definitely heavily leaning towards the B5 now.

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Originally Posted by mindfield80 View Post
I'm headed to the track this weekend to speak to the locals and just make sure I make the best choice for the track...there doesn't seem to be too many tracks around otherwise. But I'm definitely heavily leaning towards the B5 now.

Thanks again, everyone! Great advice.
build the b5 in the box stock setup and you'll be good to go. then make adjustments after driving/talking to the locals.
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