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Old 11-12-2007, 11:53 PM   #1
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Hey,

My mate wants to buy an RC Car to race with and he likes the following cars:

Tamiya 415

Tamiya EVO 5

Xray T2

Team Associated TC5

He will be racing 540 and he is not to sure which one to get, is there any cars he should avoid?

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Old 11-12-2007, 11:56 PM   #2
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All are fine, just boils down to personal preference. Is your friend new to RCs? If he wants to get into racing on a budget i suggest taimya ta05r.
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Yer he is, we keep saying to get something cheaper like a TA-05 or something like that but he wants a good car , so any suggestions which car is good for overall quality?
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Get an unbreakable car

TAnk-05 is a great car for someone going into novice i presume
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TAnk-05 is a great car for someone going into novice i presume
Yer he will be starting in novice, i heard you used to race a T2 but now you race an EVO what would you prefer??
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Old 11-13-2007, 12:05 AM   #6
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What you listed are all good cars, I personally run both a ta05 and tc5. Well you can tell your friend just because he buys a "top notch" race car, it doesn't necessarily mean hes gonna be a top notch driver.
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Yer he will be starting in novice, i heard you used to race a T2 but now you race an EVO what would you prefer??

lol and again am back with the T2. The Evo is a great car and extremely quick out of the corners.
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Belt is just so much smoother to drive.

With a little setting up, both cars are great track performers.

P.S. Evo is a lot more forgiving and the T2 costs a lot more for spares and stuff
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wouldn't recomend a TC5....mine was gone in a week

go with a T2, even if you have to order parts for it
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My vote goes to the evo 5. I have one, and I play w/ 19T, this car will be plenty, unless you are going modified... the blue looks so cool.
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Why haven't in the choices, TRF416 (if you're looking for TRF415 why don't wait 1 more month) and Cyclone WCE.
I think they should fit 540 race well.
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