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Old 06-17-2010, 08:49 PM   #1
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so im basically a giant n00b at this
i drove a few drift rc cars the past weekend and really enjoyed it
so did my buddies and we were all looking to buy some
we arnt looking for some crazy race car setup just something that'll let us drift and change bodies
i dont think we need any adjustable suspension
i believe the cars i was driving were tamiya but the hobby store guy recommended HPI
i just wanna know what i should buy before i buy
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Old 06-17-2010, 08:53 PM   #2
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ugh, it wont let me post links to show you what the car i drove was and what im looking at
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:22 PM   #3
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You're not from Calgary are you? If so, were you at the Driven To Perform carshow where you drove the drift cars? I'm a member of the club that had the races and drift demos going.

Regardless, the best deal going for an entry level drift car is the Tamiya TT01. My club had four of them going as demos and they ran 8 hours each without anything breaking or wearing out. They must have been driven by 30 or 40 people in that 8 hours and were fine.
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:23 PM   #4
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no im from edmonton but i was at drivin in calgary last weekend
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:30 PM   #5
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Yeah all those cars were TT01s. You don't even need the drift version of one. Get the cheapest version you can find and throw some drift tires on it. PM hobby in Calgary has probably 10 RTRs to choose from, if not more.
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:40 PM   #6
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sorry im a giant noob what do those terms mean?
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Old 06-18-2010, 12:06 AM   #7
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errr nvm TT01 is obviously the chassis
which after some quick research is the one i was looking at in my local hobby store
so i think tomorrow im going to go pick it up and some drift tires and have fun at the car meet
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RTR means "Ready to Run"
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Also, if there are no drift rims around, wrap your tires in electrical tape. Works great, especially for low-powered cars. Just make sure to wrap so the join is away from the direction of travel or it can unravel.
I do it all the time with worn-out racing tires.
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Old 06-19-2010, 12:00 AM   #10
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tight thanks for the tip
i bought the TT01 with an evo ten body today
absolutely LOVE it!
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