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Old 04-23-2007, 11:06 PM
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Gentlemen,
My birthday is comin up soon and i want the best on road car
all suggestions from the gurus please.
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Old 04-23-2007, 11:10 PM
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sorry guys seem to have posted this in the wrong section
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Old 04-24-2007, 12:06 AM
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im not a gu ru, BUT i say cyclone (moore speed which i have, hara etc), or xray t2 07 i think is the most part
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Go to your local track and ask around, see what people are running to get an idea about support at the track. Then go to a LHS and see what manufacturer they support. Then out of these cars choose the one which you think you would prefer to drive. Top level touring cars are all evenly matched.
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for racing or bashing? if racing get whatever car you like the best, i doubt it would make a difference to you at first (providing its a half decent car)
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Cyclone, I bought one and I have never looked back.
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Go with what ford_racing said. You WILL break parts running onroad and parts availability is a big thing to consider.
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its going to be for serious flat out racing
first i would like to spend a year in the 540 class and then move up
currently have a tt01 ,losi xxxs and a pro 4 which my ten year old has since taken from me
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Originally Posted by minnesh
its going to be for serious flat out racing
first i would like to spend a year in the 540 class and then move up
currently have a tt01 ,losi xxxs and a pro 4 which my ten year old has since taken from me
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go with the one that offers the best local parts support
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Originally Posted by minnesh
its going to be for serious flat out racing
first i would like to spend a year in the 540 class and then move up
currently have a tt01 ,losi xxxs and a pro 4 which my ten year old has since taken from me
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Why not give the 10 year-old the XXXs and use the Pro 4? There still is parts support and unless you are part of the top 1% of RC drivers the car will perform just as well as any of the new cars on the market. Spend the money on batteries or a really good charger - or a better radio system. Something that you can transfer from car-to-car for as long as you stay in the hobby. A shaft car will be awesome in the 540 class. With the slower speeds you're not going to have to worry about breaking the car as well.
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Happy Early Birthday, I would highly recommend a Tamiya TRF415MSX, is does not need to be an MRE, or new MSXX chassis. A used TRF415MSX is an excellent 1/10 tourer. Good Luck.
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Corally rdx phi
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best tc is the one you like the most and in addition you have part support and also other people run it to help you
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GO XRAY
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Originally Posted by Marcos.J
go with the one that offers the best local parts support
Oh please!! Forget local parts support. We're all here on the Internet aren't we??? Parts support is as convenient as your doorstep via the UPS man. Besides, any of you out there go to your local track without having any spares with you?? I think not.

My suggestion for a car is any of the top level major names.

I have an XRay T2 and if you ask me what I would want for my next car/major expediture ($350+) it would the be Losi JRXS-R. Only because its not the same old - same old battery on one side with motor and elect. on the other. The JRXS-R is different and after the first car, I think they may have refined all the bugs out of their design.

But that is for me. What whistles and bells turn you on is up to you and don't worry about parts support, there's plenty out there for any one of them.
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