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Old 05-12-2009, 08:15 PM   #1
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Alright I'm very new to the RC scene, never had an electric or gas besides little X-Mod type RC's.

So I've seen a few different model cars that I have interest in, all HPI cars.
HPI Sprint 2 Drift
HPI Sprint 2 Sport
HPI E10

Are these good cars? I really want the drift car but I'm not sure if thats a good choice.

Which one can I make mods to the most?

Also do all bodies fit on all cars?
I seen 200mm bodies and 190mm bodies.

Thanks in advance. I'm hoping to get really into the RC scene.
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Do you want to race or drift?
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Old 05-12-2009, 08:25 PM   #3
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Both.
I heard that drift cars can be changed into race cars, that you could move the motor?
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Old 05-12-2009, 09:32 PM   #4
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help anybody?
how about parts like intercoolers and such?
where can i find little accessories like that?
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Old 05-12-2009, 09:36 PM   #5
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Intercoolers??? You need alot of reading before you jump into this.
Either you have a car for racing or drifting but not both.
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Old 05-12-2009, 09:44 PM   #6
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okay.
so i pick the drifting car. lol

i dont know i mean im looking into a lot of different forums, for the drift cars i see little accesories like intercoolers brake caliper and such.. i want to do that. =]

some one point me in the direction.

if the cars ive chosen point me forward.
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Maybe you should be asking these questions in a drift forum since they will have more experience with this.
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Yokomo Makes RC Drift cars and have alot of accessories..
http://www.yokomousa.com/

HPI has the Intercooler, muffler etc.. accessories.
http://www.hpiracing.com/products/en/85613/

And some of the HPI Bodies come with the GT Wring already, but if not you can buy it separately.
http://www.hpiracing.com/products/en/85612/

Other RC Drift sites.
http://www.driftrczine.com/
http://groovydrift.com/
http://www.rcdriftclub.com/
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thanks.
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okay.
so i pick the drifting car. lol

i dont know i mean im looking into a lot of different forums, for the drift cars i see little accesories like intercoolers brake caliper and such.. i want to do that. =]

some one point me in the direction.

if the cars ive chosen point me forward.
Welcome to the hobby.A friend of mine was really into drifting and a site he ordered most of his parts from was Genki dori dori.com, lots of parts you mentioned on that site,i just looked it up and it should suit your needs.Btw,his drift car was a yokomo and is a top notch car for drifting,solid spools came standard on both ends of the car which is great for drifting.Good luck.
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Welcome to the hobby.A friend of mine was really into drifting and a site he ordered most of his parts from was Genki dori dori.com, lots of parts you mentioned on that site,i just looked it up and it should suit your needs.Btw,his drift car was a yokomo and is a top notch car for drifting,solid spools came standard on both ends of the car which is great for drifting.Good luck.
Oh yea, totally forgot to mention http://www.genkidoridori.com/

One of the more important things is tires. Alot of people also use ABS or PVC cut outs. But there's a bunch of drift tires out there now. HPI and Yokomo make some nice ones..

My first set was Losi drift tires, but i have HPI's now.
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i cant find any websites that sell yokomo cars.

i see a lot of tamiya and hpi places.
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i cant find any websites that sell yokomo cars.

i see a lot of tamiya and hpi places.
USA Dealers.
http://www.yokomousa.com/dealers.html

Towerhobbies has the S15 Silvia kit.
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXJDB8&P=7
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Genki I think sells them. If not try rcmart.
As for a drift forum try groovydrift.com.
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thanks a lot for the help.
i really appreciate it..
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