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Old 03-16-2006, 02:54 PM   #1
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basically looking to get back into the hobbie and am interested in 1 of these two sedans.... the tc4 is cheaper but has a tub chasis (good for holing batteries in)but the pro 4 looks better and has more features which would you buy
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basically looking to get back into the hobbie and am interested in 1 of these two sedans.... the tc4 is cheaper but has a tub chasis (good for holing batteries in)but the pro 4 looks better and has more features which would you buy
Without a doubt, go for Pro4!!!

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tc4 ft also have cf chasis
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If it is strictly between the Pro4 and the Team TC4 (not the Factory Team), then the Pro4 is a far better car.

The Factory Team TC4 is in the same class (and price range) as the Pro4, so between those two it is more a matter of taste and convenience (like which has better support at the local parts shop).

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If it is strictly between the Pro4 and the Team TC4 (not the Factory Team), then the Pro4 is a far better car.

The Factory Team TC4 is in the same class (and price range) as the Pro4, so between those two it is more a matter of taste and convenience (like which has better support at the local parts shop).

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Ira is right. Go for a brand that has more parts at your LHS. But if you don't mind getting parts from the internet, then go and get yourself a Pro4.

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Pro4 by a mile...

If you were comparing the FT tc04 then it would be a toss-up between the two. Pro4, lighter, faster, more tuning options.

But really, all the sedans at this kind of level are more or less similar in performance. Go for local parts support. I can't stess this enough... having to sit races out due to lack of parts is frustrating....
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I have had both. I still have the Pro 4. I would not use a FT TC4 at all period!!!. The car does not work on a level as some others.

Get the Pro 4. You can find some really nice deals in the for sale section on a Pro 4.

Read the TC4 thread. That alone should keep you away from it.
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Got CF chassis does mean it would be better Handling it was depends on driver!!! if your driving sucxx i give you the world better car you also wont be able to drive like hara
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I have had both. I still have the Pro 4. I would not use a FT TC4 at all period!!!. The car does not work on a level as some others.

Get the Pro 4. You can find some really nice deals in the for sale section on a Pro 4.

Read the TC4 thread. That alone should keep you away from it.
That is ridiculous the ft tc4 is a good car work on set up and driving and it will be fine.
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That is ridiculous the ft tc4 is a good car work on set up and driving and it will be fine.
No way man. Not for carpet. The car lacks so much corner speed. I tried soft stiff setups. Go to a local track. You will not see but 1 or maybe 2 TC4's. AE has such a small TC team now. Most drivers of thiers is jumping ship because the car does not work on carpet.

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let you wallet decide.


if you can afford the pro4 get it.without a doubt!!!

if you cant afford the pro4 the tc4 is a great car on a budget.
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if you can afford the pro4 get it.without a doubt!!!

if you cant afford the pro4 the tc4 is a great car on a budget.

The Pro 4 is less than a FT TC4.
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Thatis funny the europeans seem ok with them dhi cup christen anders?Everyone says xray or corally but the currnet world champ is tamiya,dude go with what you want i have both cars they are both good most guys act like they do this for a living which there are very few that do,just have fun and go race
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Old 03-17-2006, 11:44 AM   #15
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I had a pro 4 went back to the tc4 as easy to setup works really well the guys that say it dont handle just aint got a clue i beat 415msx's, yoke bd's and xrays most weeks.
Pro4 breaks as soon as look at a track marking belive me I looked hard at some with the tc4 and it keeps going to the end.
setup a bit funny to just like the pro4 or love the tc4 your choise.
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