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Old 07-16-2009, 08:59 AM   #1
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Default IM TORN!! WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK OF THE HB CYCLONE S

WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK OF THE CYCLONE S RR?????. I CANT AFFORD AN XRAY RIGHT NOW, IS THE CYCLONE S RR A GOOD DEAL FOR 200 NEW.

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Have you considered the X-Ray T2R Pro? It's a very nice platform and costs quite a bit less than the '009.
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Have you considered the X-Ray T2R Pro? It's a very nice platform and costs quite a bit less than the '009.
IM GOING FOR THE XRAY T2 PRO!

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Excellent choice. Let me know if I can help in any way.
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WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK OF THE CYCLONE S RR?????. I CANT AFFORD AN XRAY RIGHT NOW, IS THE CYCLONE S RR A GOOD DEAL FOR 200 NEW.

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Hi, I recently bought my son the Cyclone S kit, but if I had to do it all over, I would have gotten the TC model. We have spent extra money with upgrades, better shocks, thje diff's ect. I do think the HB cars are competitive, but start out with the TC and I think you will save money in the long run.
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IM GOING FOR THE XRAY T2 PRO!

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Excellent decesion!!!! You won't be dissapointed!
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Hi, I recently bought my son the Cyclone S kit, but if I had to do it all over, I would have gotten the TC model. We have spent extra money with upgrades, better shocks, thje diff's ect. I do think the HB cars are competitive, but start out with the TC and I think you will save money in the long run.
Yeah i was looking at the prices of upgrades that i would have done for the cyclone s and i pretty much came up with a totoal price thats worth more than the cyclone tc's price.
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Yeah i was looking at the prices of upgrades that i would have done for the cyclone s and i pretty much came up with a totoal price thats worth more than the cyclone tc's price.
And the good thing is with the X-Ray, you don't need any upgrades. It's good to go right out of the box.
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i say cyclone tc or tc5 xray parts are expsenive, sometimes hard to find, and kits get old real fast. hard to stay current with xray
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I like my Cyclone s, as for upgrades, only buy what you need and forget what looks cool, my car handles great, easy to set-up and parts are cheap.
I had a T1R and liked it also, just not the cost of parts and then having to find them.
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+1 on xray part$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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Like the old adage, you DO get what you pay for (at least in the case of X-Ray). The parts may be slightly higher overall than some other manufacturers, but you also have to weigh in the quality. X-Ray parts are, in my opinion, second to none when it comes to quality and tolerances. As for the parts being hard to find, they are definitely no harder to find that most other manufacturers, and if you think they are hard to find, then good luck going with Hot Bodies. THOSE are the hard parts to get. I'd say the Hot Bodies car is pretty good, not trying to bash it in any way, but go with the
T2R Pro, I promise you'll be glad that you did.
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I went for the Cyclone S and have been upgrading it. Yes i know it is going to cost me more in the long run but dropping $500 on a chassis was not an option. I got a very decent car for $135 that i have been able to upgrade as my funds allow. I am a little disappointed on parts availability though. The car works great though. It has allowed me to get excited about onroad again.
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I recently bought the cyclone also its a great car for a beginner and I wish I would've waited and bought the TC but its good if you want something to startout with. Parts though is an issue I don't have anybody locally that carries anything hotbodies.
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why not just get a car that the people at your track run or people in the area and a car you can get parts for. so that when you need help you can get help by the people at your track and you can also get parts with out having to buy them online
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