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Old 09-04-2017, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by K_King
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The B6 is cheaper still because you can use discount codes on it.
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Old 09-07-2017, 06:18 AM
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The B6 is definitely cheaper to get setup and run. So, if the cars are equal, I would choose the b6. If the Losi is better, I wouldn't mind paying a little extra.
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Go to the track and take some test drives, I'm sure anyone would gladly let you try their car. I think the b6 might be easier to drive but you might like the 22 better. 22 feels more like a race car and more solid although that means nothing as far as durability. Every car steers and oversteers on the turf so that won't be an issue also it feels like every tire works so there is a lot of personnel choices rather than better or worse. I have a 22 and love it but i'm building a b6 now because I just have to know.
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Any more opinions on this? My son is looking to upgrade from his 22 3.0 which we only race on carpet. Most locals are running the B6 with a few kyosho's mixed in. We have been told the 4.0 is much better than the 3.0 on carpet but so far haven't really seen one in the flesh to make a decision. My son's 3.0 does have the exotek laydown trans already.
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I’ve ran them all. I would rate them in terms of performance on Astro 22 4.0 then the YZ2 original (Haven’t ran the ca or dtm)
Converted versions) and then the serpent and then the B6.

Stability after jumps? Losi then Associated. Corner speed? Probably old YZ2.

Running the 4.0 right now. Very good car with front battery taped in and some
Frank Root setup as a start.

And the bs about the losi being more expensive is bs. The B6 by the time you truly get it right is about the same. They all are.
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Originally Posted by Antimullet
And the bs about the losi being more expensive is bs. The B6 by the time you truly get it right is about the same. They all are.
There will be a great deal of variability in the opinion of what is "truly right". Some believe that the B6 is just fine right out of the box, some believe that every possibly $farkle$ is necessary to get it right.

Out of the box, the B6 is arguably closer to "right" than the 22 4.0 for carpet by virtue of it's inclusion of a gear diff, yes?

I think we can also conclude that what is "right" for someone asking a basic question about the most prolific buggies in the US might be different than what is "right" for an expert carpet driver.
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The 4.0 is a much much better car than the 3.0 (Iíve owned both) itís a lot more stable and forgiving.

Also if you have a 3.0 then the whole front end is the same so you will immediately have a spare front end
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Originally Posted by windellmc
The B6 is cheaper still because you can use discount codes on it.
What Discount Codes?
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Originally Posted by Rexracing
What Discount Codes?
Any that the shop of your choice may offer. AFAIK, TLR doesn't allow shops to give any discount coupons on their products.
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My tlr 22 4.0 carpet cars were close to $600 by the time I got all the brass, HRC, sway bars, gear diff etc. carpet cars aren't cheap. But the tlr is awesome on carpet. I've got an extra one only used about 4 times almost half off new price if anyone's interested PM me. Great carpet car very forgiving and a ton of steering
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Originally Posted by Oldyeller
Any more opinions on this? My son is looking to upgrade from his 22 3.0 which we only race on carpet. Most locals are running the B6 with a few kyosho's mixed in. We have been told the 4.0 is much better than the 3.0 on carpet but so far haven't really seen one in the flesh to make a decision. My son's 3.0 does have the exotek laydown trans already.
I have 3.0 sr that is setup for turf with exotek laydown. I installed the hrc pieces, the 4.0 frt an rear arms, 4.0 steering assembly, front sways, adapted a REAR sway bar set and she is hooked up as good as my 22 4.0 and my b6 on turf.
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