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Old 03-19-2009, 08:59 PM   #1
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Default ABC Fairlady Z or HPI Cup Racer 240z?

Hi all, I am looking to get back into the hobby and would like one of these kits. I was wondering what you guys would pick...the ABC Zed or the HPI Zed. I know the Hpi cup racer is new and nobody has really reviewed it yet but it looks awesome.. on the other hand the ABC has been around for a while so i know there are guys that can chime in on that...



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Ok i have decided to go with the Cup Racer...so scratch the first post,now for the motor.What would be a good start? should i go brushless right away or just throw in a silver can with a lipo set up?
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Ok i have decided to go with the Cup Racer...so scratch the first post,now for the motor.What would be a good start? should i go brushless right away or just throw in a silver can with a lipo set up?


Just use a silver can since everyone in Socal is racing silver class......
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I own both ABC Hobby genetic, HPI Cup Racer 240Z and HPI Cup Racer Drift version AE86. Personal i prefer HPI cup racer althought the price for HPI cup racer is slighly higher compare to ABC Hobby but in overall it is worth to spend.
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i just got the cupracer drift edition and was comparing it to the ABC kit, good call on buying the HPI since the ABC shocks need to be changed to aluminum and cost $25 a pair so i dove into HPI. scored 2 ABC bodies and to fit them i`ll have to use a short wheelbase on the cupracer.
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Seems like everyone prefers the HPI Cup Racer to the ABC Genetic. What are the reasons? I'm also trying to choose between the two.
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the cup racer has adjustable wheelbase so i could use ABC bodies on them, i dont know if the HPI 225mm bodies would work on the ABC. shocks are better(stockvsstock) on the HPI plus its a newer chassis
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