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Old 10-18-2003, 04:48 PM   #1
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Default If you could race only 1 touring car for the next 4 years. What car would you pick?

I would pick a tc3. It's already 4 or 5 years old and still woopin butt. How many other cars can claim that. ????
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Old 10-18-2003, 04:55 PM   #2
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if you really think about it, many companies change cars so often, that one car can't be enjoyed(like the tc3, or the xxx-s, hehe). I would pick the pro 4, haven't drove it yet(duh) but the way it looks, and hpi's support, it will be good for many years. If the pro 4's a bomb out though, i'll take my xxx-s, because i never drove a tc3(more than a week(back-up car))
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cuda r2 n r3 since there r so many options
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Old 10-18-2003, 05:23 PM   #4
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Old 10-18-2003, 05:53 PM   #5
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xxx-s. I reon that it would ahve been out for 5 years before losi even thinks of designing a new car
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Old 10-18-2003, 06:08 PM   #7
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rating 1 - 10

assoc. TC3 9.2
Pro's Great Handling and acceleration, good stock motor racer on carpet.
con's High maintenance, fragile

Xray 8.2
Pro's - Quality, Strong, quick setup, Handles good
Cons - not as quick in stock, expensive parts

Losi xxx-s 9.5
Pros - Handles on rails, Fast, carries corner speed.
Con's - Fragile

Yokomo SD 7.4
pros - Pretty, Good on asphalt
Cons - have to buy to much after market stuff to get it right

Schu. Mission 7.5
pros - handles good
cons - too much traction makes it slow, hard too work on.

corally assassin ?,

Baracuda ?,

Tamiya ?

HPI pro 3 ?
pros - OK on parking lot
cons - poor design and flexible chassis

I've owned or driven all the cars I've rated.
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HPI PRO 4 baby!
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Old 10-18-2003, 06:31 PM   #9
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I used too love hPI in the pro 2 days, but they made a wrong turn with the pro 3. I hearin good stuff abut the pro 4. Sounds like they are makin a comeback.
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Schumacher axis 2 (very durable)
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I will lean on my bias and say 414M2. This is like the 5th Generation of tourning car (414, 414X, TA04, 414M, & 414M2) based off earlier versions of Tamiya. I say based becase they learned and moved on to a newer design (remember there used to be TA02s and TA03s). 414 s was Tamiyas 1st attempt at a race machine and it cleaned up at many races.

Sure the Evo3 is out but, it is still not as solid as the M2 as far as design. Another plus with the M2 is you can get a good conditioned used kit around$100 to $150 and probably a new one for not much more. It is fully adjustable, hard to break, fully hopped up, what can anyone want.

Tamiya also has my vote for starting the whole TC craze! ! !

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Yokomo SD. Why, well being new... Yokomo will continue to improve on it. Just like they did the MR4TC (belted) design. That lasted since like 98 to 03. Now it's shafted... and should last 03~? 08?! hehe... The car is good as it is.
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i would say the MR4TC cuz i have the first version of that car when it first came out!

but if i got a choice of getting a new car, i would go for the yokomo SD, baracuda R2, or Xray cars
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i would go xray .. coz i cant afford to buy another car for about another 5 yrs.. lol jokin

honestly, id go for an xray anyways, or tc3 because both companies are into the refinement of their cars.. minor revisions over time equals sweet as product :-)
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