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Old 01-23-2003, 02:08 PM   #1
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Team Losi XXX-S graphite or Associated TC-3 team and why?
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Old 01-23-2003, 02:11 PM   #2
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You can't go wrong with either. Both are great cars, and you will find good parts support for them almost anywhere in America. Both cars win alot of races, both cars have an excellant design. Basically it comes down to whether you want a shaft drive car or a belt drive car.
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which in your opinion is better? Is the shaft good on an electric, i know its common on a nitro, but the belts dont bother me on electric, I guess shaft is just better.

What else do you guys think?
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Sounds like you have your preference already. They both work great.

I have the NTC3 and the RS42 so far they both are pretty quick. It's just what you want to deal with. Belts or Shafts.
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Go with Speedo's advice. If you're really considering which one to buy....see if you can find someone who owns each. Ask questions about what it's like to repair the car and what kind of items break alot and ask their opinion on how it drives. Alot of guy's have purchased the "Latest and Greatest " car out there only to find that it handles like a whale and it's a pain to work on. Good Luck
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Old 01-23-2003, 02:30 PM   #6
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alright sounds like some good advice.

How is the shaft drive on the TC3?
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Old 01-23-2003, 02:38 PM   #7
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The shaft is really good. Make sure you get the FT version, you'll get all that blue stuff and the the new arms. If you still cant decide which one you want to buy, go on which one you think looks cooler
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there is very little difference in effiency between shaft and belt drive !

you have picked the cars which i would consider to have the best approach to each drive method in there own right

only advice i would give you is to ask you a question really.......do you crash often ? in that i mean 2 times a race night? if you do maybe an X-RAY would be a better choice very good effiency and increadably strong almost an unstopable combination i have found!!!
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Get em both.
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Personnally I would lean towards the Losi... but I am biased!!

In any case, go to the local track - see who is fast, check out what they are driving... usually the fast guys will spend some time to help out, so you might as well have what they have... that way the setup part is cut down

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i have the xxxs,...so wat do u think i will say is gd?hehee
anyway,i like the sealed drive train in xxxs.

hmmm,...tamiya cars r gd too,tough as hell too...
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how about the pro 3 comared to these two
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Pro 3 !!! Are they still making that !!
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i have no experience with the pro3,so it would b unfair to comment abt it.

comparing my 04r with my xxxs,i would say the xxxs handles more predictable and stable too.of course,these 2 cars are not in the same league if u ask mi,with the xxxs having way more options 2 tune than the 04r.
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alright so the pro 3 is junk, ill stick to either the tc3 team or the xxx-s anyone know any good online stores to buy the xxx-s? The xxx-s has a nice rtr deal (nice radio) although i usually hate to buy an rtr, i dunno about this one. How the ESC?
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