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Old 04-05-2004, 08:25 PM   #1
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Hi, I am getting into carpet racing and I would like to know what you think is a better first car, that can still be competitive at a novice level. My friend is selling a HPI Pro 2 with a ton of aluminum hop up for only $55. Or should I go with a HPI Pro 3 that has a ton of graphite parts for around $150. Both are without electronics and them pro 3 comes with a triple 10 motor. What would you do?? Thanks

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Ever looked into Pro 4??

Well, Pro 2 is older than the Pro 3.. of course they haved improved the Pro 3 based on the Pro 2... what im trying to say is.. Pro 3 is more improved than the Pro 2, but you still you can beat a Pro 3 with a Pro 2. Everything is based on your capability of tuning a car. Someone could have a $1000 electric and lose to a guy that can tune on a $200 car.
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not really...
I would rather drive a pro 2 over pro3...
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not really...
I would rather drive a pro 2 over pro3...
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buy a TC3.
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do you have a budget??
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let me put it this way, which one would you get?

Pro 3

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pro 2


let me know please running out of time!
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neither. buy a TC3.
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Both looks good... what are you going to use this for? fun or race? or both?
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neither. buy a TC3.
wow so do you work for associated?
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neither. buy a TC3.
Tell GS to make electric.. and you can be their spokesperson...jk
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let me put it this way, which one would you get?

Pro 3

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pro 2


let me know please running out of time!

Go with a shaft driven car... like for example... TC3... or my R2!! ( I am selling) or Yokomo SD (for some says is Brokomo)
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I am going to use it for fun at the race track!!

Looking to get into racing indoor caret
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If you wanna stick with HPI, get a Pro 4! Don't get a Pro 3...you'll have to put a lot into it to get it competitive. The Pro 2 would work better than the Pro 3, but it's old technology and parts would be scarce.

Choose from any on this list and you probably can't go wrong:

Associated TC3
Losi XXX-S
HPI Pro 4
Xray Evo2/FK
Yokomo MR4TC SD

Those 5 will be the easiest to support and get parts for.

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Old 04-05-2004, 09:42 PM   #15
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I know what you are saying Brian but it all comes down to the big $$, and how much I want to spend for my first car.

Thanks for the advice.
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