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Old 10-14-2005, 06:19 PM   #16
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Thanks guys. Looks like I'm looking at getting the RC10T4.
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Old 10-14-2005, 09:19 PM   #17
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I went with originally a rustler, then a stampede, then a T4, then a B4, then a XXX4G+.

It really depends what you want to do. Do you expect to just bash in the yard and dirt roads or are you going to try your hand at racing? If your only only going to bash the Stampede is a great truck, very durable, and easily repaired. If your going to race don't even bother with the traxxas stuff as it's not going to compete.

If racing is your interest I'll back up the T4 whole heartedly.
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Emaxx's are also a great truck. Very strong with good top end speed and a load of ground clearance. It is a more money but alot more fun bashing than a stadium truck. Bigger does mean better.
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I went with originally a rustler, then a stampede, then a T4, then a B4, then a XXX4G+.

It really depends what you want to do. Do you expect to just bash in the yard and dirt roads or are you going to try your hand at racing? If your only only going to bash the Stampede is a great truck, very durable, and easily repaired. If your going to race don't even bother with the traxxas stuff as it's not going to compete.

If racing is your interest I'll back up the T4 whole heartedly.
I'm mainly gonna be bashing, but I would like and try to race, they have races every week-end at a shop an hour away from me, and I'd like to try it out there. I think I'm sticking with the T4: I like the size, the look, and everyone's saying it's a good truck. I'd like something with 4WD for playing around on my road, but it's not a necessity
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Well you won't go wrong with a T4, its a very good truck, and parts are readily available. I have a T4 and it hasn't failed me yet.
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The T4 is a good choice. No complaints here Just buy a few strengthening items if you do the team edition like titanium turnbuckles.

I used to bash my first T4 by using some Imex J-Dawg tires. really pushed it up in the air and was very fast and fun with a 19 turn motor.
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your making a good choice. When I first got into the hobby I wasn't thinking along the lines of racing which made me have to upgrade to new trucks just to be competitive. (rustler won't make it easily)

Since you have already stated that racing is a good possibility (once you go you'll be hooked) the T4 is a great choice. Stop by the track and see what tires people are running as well as what classes are being run. As a beginner you will probably want to get into the "stock" class racing which will put you into a 27T adv. timing motor. Get some idea's from fellow racers as to what motor seems great as well as what gearing. That way you've got an idea before you start buying parts.

Good luck and remember, especially in the beginning of your racing career, Slower is faster. (don't wreck and you'll be faster)
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