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Old 08-28-2008, 09:22 AM   #1
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Default Drifting with electric?

How come almost every video I see of drifting is with electric cars? Is it because nitro is heading out?

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Old 08-28-2008, 09:33 AM   #2
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Theres just more control at the slower speeds with electric. You can totally drift with Nitro, but its going to be a faster drift. Usually you need more traction to get the right look when you drift with nitro.

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well damn lol I bought all this stuff for Nitro drift lol.....I guess I will need a bigger parking lot lol
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:49 AM   #4
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nitro motors also tend to overheat while drifting (slower speeds with less air over the head as compared to normall). you cam do it, but only for a few minutes at a time. not to mention the better controll with electric.
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maybe i will turn my nitro into a land rocket and then save up for the electric drift....I just like the sound of nitro....electric is to quiet for me!
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The biggest reason you see more electric is because electric motors have 100% torque at 0rpm (theoretically) where as the nitro motors being 2stroke have a peeky power band and have a very small torque area
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