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Old 05-27-2008, 01:19 PM   #1
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Well, i am getting back into R/C. I found an old 4tec laying around, its just the rolling chassis. No electronics. Is it worth putting money in to it, are the traxxas 4tecs still around, or anything that is competitive with them. This is a first year chassis.
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Well, think of it this way...

If you can buy a transmitter, reciever, servo, cells and esc cheap enough you are good to go, the car will get you started but wont get you that far for racing.

Then swap the electrics into a better car once you are used to turning some good laps
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If your starting up again and you are planing on racing, i would just start fresh with some new technology
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If your starting up again and you are planing on racing, i would just start fresh with some new technology
I had a feeling just looking at it that it was old technology.
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old car, go with a tc5! or a ta05.
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The 4-tec was never really race worthy. It is a fairly durable car that is good to zip up and down the street with, but that is about it. The Tamiya TA-05 is just about as durable and is a really good car for the money. The TC5 is a good race car, but not nearly as durable and a lot more expensive. I own both and the only things that really need upgrading on the TA-05 are the shocks and the front dog bones.
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