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Old 02-23-2006, 04:56 PM   #1
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i am racing a T1 & T1evo2 and iam looking at up grading but dont know
what to go to cant decide on a FK04, FK05 or T2 i race i stock
if i go a FK04 i will be able to use my T1's as spares were if i go FK05 or T2
i need to by spares.
Will i notice much difference between any of the cars.
in my T1's i am always in the top 2 at my club.
or should i just save my money and keep with the T1's.
any help would be good.
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Old 02-23-2006, 04:59 PM   #2
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If you choose FK04 or FK05 most of the parts can be used. if you go to T2 then almsot none will be used.

I think that getting FK05 or T2 is the right choice.

FK05 because it's still very competitive and you already have spare parts
T2 becuase it's one level up

It's your money, your decision though

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All 3 of the car's you mentioned have different charateristics. The T2 is the best handling Xray (or any other car) that I have owned. It has tons of steering, very very very easy to work on, and is very easy to drive.

Personally if I was going to spend the money on a new car I would get the newest one out there. It will be the easiest to get help with here on the forums and at the track. But if you choose one of the other two (Fk04-Fk05) then those are great cars too.

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Old 02-23-2006, 05:12 PM   #4
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would the FK04 or FK05 go much faster than my T1 using the same electics
or would they just have better handling.
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There wont be a difference in speed, only a difference in handling. No car is going to go "faster" than the other, they will just handle better.
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will it they be faster around the track though
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i would have to say that the t2 will be your best bet. the t2 will carry way more corner speed and is probably lighter. like EA says its extremely easy to work on.
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If you plan on spending the money, I would go with the T2 so you can still get parts for it and setups will be more current. With the T2 out, you may see shops start to decrease their supply of fk05 parts.
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will it they be faster around the track though
I don't think an 04 would be heaps faster but an 05 would be very noticeable.
If you have the money go for the T2.
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were would the cheapest places to get a T2 from then australia or over seas
and were from?
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check ebay. but it is always nice to support your local hobby shop.
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This place is pretty cheap for the T2:

www.brooklynhobbies.com

It is $369.99 but if you are from NY, you have to pay $32 in tax!!
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were would the cheapest places to get a T2 from then australia or over seas
and were from?
Custom models isn't too bad. http://members.ozemail.com.au/~cusmod/
RC model is alright. http://shopping.rcmodel.hk/index.php...sort=4a&page=7
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the t2 is a great car i know alot of people that have one but the fk05 is just as goos. the t2 is 2/10 of a second faster than the fk05. also you can find all types of fk05s on the internet or ebay because people are geting rid of them to get a t2. either way both cars are good but if your losing races because of tenths of seconds the yea get a t2 but if not the fk is perfect
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