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Old 10-11-2003, 04:14 PM   #1
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What was your first touring car and what year was it that you started racing?

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Old 10-11-2003, 04:16 PM   #2
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it's very hard to say, but it was a traxxas bandit, i think in 1999, maybe 2000(memory not that good). It's nice to know i've came from a bandit to graphite plus .
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Old 10-11-2003, 04:53 PM   #3
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My first MODERN R/C Car was an HPI Super Nitro in May of '99. My first race was with an HPI Pro-2 in Oct of '99.

Circa late 1970's:

The very first R/C Car that I ever owned, was an Associated RC-200, 1/8th Gas Pan Car (too hard to drive fast). My very first race was with an Associated RC-12E 12th Electric Pan Car (too slow). Sold them both after a few months and did Airplanes on and off until I bought the Super in '99.
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Old 10-11-2003, 05:25 PM   #4
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first car - Traxxas Street Sport
spring of '99 i think
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Old 10-11-2003, 05:31 PM   #5
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First Car, kyosho (ultima?) ep, 1998

Next car, TC3, 2000, first race in 2000
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Old 10-11-2003, 05:34 PM   #6
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Year I started: spring of 2000

Car: TA02


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Old 10-11-2003, 05:41 PM   #7
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luke, i think i own that street sport now,
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Old 10-11-2003, 05:47 PM   #8
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first true onroad race car 1997 hpi RS4 Pro , my first race was at Massies of Temple City CA in late 97..
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luke, i think i own that street sport now,
really, if we ever let you come race at road rage or trackside you should race it.
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Old 10-11-2003, 08:15 PM   #10
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i'll race my xxx-s stupid, the sport is a drag car now, i'm still working on it(dremel), btw, are u racin this comin friday, my G+ will FINALLY be ready.
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My first sedan was the tao2 with the nissan 300zx body. I also got an RS4 when they were first released back in the day.
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first car tamiya 414mII
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Old 10-11-2003, 08:42 PM   #13
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First hobby car-Traxxas Street Sport in 2001
First race-TC3 in the beginning of 2003
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First car I ever drove was a friend's Hornet back in the late 80's. We beat that thing into the ground and super-glued it back together...then we discovered this marvel called zap-kicker. Wow, even more instant fix! I remember one time his mechanical speed controller got stuck open and the car went into a curb. I swear, it disintegrated as the rear pod went through the rest of car! haha.

A couple months later, I got my very first car, the AYK Viper Shuttle. That thing was too much car for me...and if I remember correctly, it was packaged with a mod motor and was way too fast. I think I ran that car for a total of a dozen times and it was done...

Moral of the story, if your starting out...get something you can handle. These RTR Nitro cars with claims of 60+mph is ridiculous for first timers...even though that's what companies seem to target...RTR's shouldn't go that fast...you should build em
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