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Old 09-14-2007, 10:24 AM   #16
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My favorite choice would be 12th scale cars like the 12L4. One of the greatest advantages of 12th scale is their price. They are half the price of touring. Plus, if you can drive 12th, you can drive anything. I feel really lucky that my friends and I got into 12th scale at an early age. I'm not trying to boast, but we are better drivers than the average RC driver, and I credit that to spending most of my time driving that class.
I can't think of a worse car to drive on a parking lot!

A tub chassis TC4 would be good as the gear boxes are sealed. It's a fast car more than capable of handling a 10t motor. You can pick them up for peanuts!
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Old 09-14-2007, 10:56 AM   #17
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My 2 parking lot cars are a Yokomo CGM and an AE FT TC3... I don't run CF chassis cars in parking lots, that includes my 12th scales...

If you are just running in a parking lot any of the tub cars you can get parts for is fine... Shaft drive is the best so you don't have to worry about rocks and pebbles in the belts...
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Since no one has mentioned it, I'll just recommend the LOSI XXX-S sedan. It's sealed drive train really helps on dusty parking lots, etc. I've seen other belt driven cars have problems with a rock or other debris getting caught in a belt pulley, etc.-- never happens to my XXX-S. I know there are newer offerings from LOSI available, but my XXX-S is still competitive running a GTB/13.5 combo at the local HobbyTown parking lot races...

These cars are easy to find on eBay, etc. and LOSI is still making the RTR, RTR Brushless, and the new Drift-R RTR -- all three are based on the XXX-S, so parts availability is not an issue...
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Old 09-14-2007, 12:53 PM   #19
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What about the TT-01 Tamiya kits, how are they?
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Old 09-14-2007, 03:17 PM   #20
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It's a great car at a great price especially if you are new to sedan racing. Takes a beating too.
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Old 09-14-2007, 03:30 PM   #21
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well the way i look at it is the more scratches ,the lighter the car gets!!
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