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Old 08-01-2009, 09:08 PM   #1
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I am going to be running E-Nascar at my local track.. Quesiton:

Is it worth spending $350-$400 on a car(TCR5, Cyclone TC, X-RAY) or can I get by with a cheaper car(Cyclone S, etc...) I have a TC5R for VTA and it is very ncie.. just want to make sure.. if I buy a car.. that I am spending my money wisely.

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you may not be as fast. setup, parts and stuff would be nice. if you have the money go for the xray 08/09 for the highest quality. i run the tc5r, all i need and is cheap, and parts are easy to find.
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you may not be as fast. setup, parts and stuff would be nice. if you have the money go for the xray 08/09 for the highest quality. i run the tc5r, all i need and is cheap, and parts are easy to find.

If your keeping up with everyone else, i wouldnt worry about switching... But if your slower than everyone else and all of you have the simular driving skils... then I might upgrade to an T2 008.
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If your keeping up with everyone else, i wouldnt worry about switching... But if your slower than everyone else and all of you have the simular driving skils... then I might upgrade to an T2 008.
If you are slower, it wont be because of the brand name on your car. I would go with a chassis that you are already running to simplify your spare parts
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I don't kwow much about the Cyclone TC...i hear it is good but...I am prob going to go with either the X-Ray 09 Rubber or the TC5R...
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If you are already running a TC5R in another class... getting the same chassis for your new class would be an advantage for you. You already know the ins and outs of the car, and you can keep one pile of parts for both.
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If you are already running a TC5R in another class... getting the same chassis for your new class would be an advantage for you. You already know the ins and outs of the car, and you can keep one pile of parts for both.
yeah, xray parts are expensive and hard to find. one pile of parts is a good idea.
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I don't think getting to know another car is a bad idea. Is it going to be more expensive? Yeah, running two cars is more expensive than running one. Is it going to get a bit more complicated? Sure, new car and new type of racing is going to yield some challenges.

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If you are slower, it wont be because of the brand name on your car. I would go with a chassis that you are already running to simplify your spare parts
This is true.. I meant upgrading to a better car might help him out a little... not even going with an Xray (even though this is my preference ) thats why i asked if he was as good as the rest of the drivers at his track.

I recently went from a T2 007EU to a T2 008 EU and I can notice a difference in the cars ability to handle.
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I am going to be running E-Nascar at my local track.. Quesiton:

Is it worth spending $350-$400 on a car(TCR5, Cyclone TC, X-RAY) or can I get by with a cheaper car(Cyclone S, etc...) I have a TC5R for VTA and it is very ncie.. just want to make sure.. if I buy a car.. that I am spending my money wisely.

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and now that I think about it.. For Vintage racing or E-Nascar, I'm not sure if the Xray is that much further ahead design/technology wise to make a BIG difference.
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is e-Nascar an oval format? Why not check into a pan car?
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