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Old 12-23-2005, 09:40 AM   #1
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Default New to offroad,I have a question??

Im thinking about getting in offroad racing for the first time.I ve been an onroad racer for years and since there are no close tracks I need to switch.

Im not really sure Ill like offroad racing so I dont want to drop a ton of cash right now.I work at HobbyPeople so I can get a decent discount on XTM.What I want tio know is if that the XTM stuff is or can be competitve?No one really seems to use it by like I said I cant afford 1000.00 for a setup right now.BTW for any locals,Ill be running at ARC in Murrieta.
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I would suggest getting a Losi XXXT RTR or an Associated B4/T4 RTR. These will provide much better results and parts avalibility and support is much better than XTM. If you looking at nitro I'd still suggest a Losi or Associated RTR.
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You know what, I should have been a bit more specific.Im looking at gas 1/8 scale or maybe a truggy class vehicle.I was looking at the XTM X-terminator or the mammoth st.
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OK. If 1/8 is what your looking to do I would recomend a Ofna Hyper 7 RTR as long as parts are readily avaliable at your local track. They are reasonably priced and will be competitive out of the box. They are also highly upgradeable and easily converted to a truggy.
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Get a Jammin X1-RTR. This is the best RTR buggy on the market right now, nothing can touch it (except the pro cars). It comes with a decent motor, pipe, and good wheels/tires. The only thing I'd do to it was install better servo. It may be a bit more expensive, but if you start out with a nice buggy and you'll spend less.
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