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Old 08-17-2010, 03:37 AM
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What's a decent BL car to start with? I'm new to on road, but want something I may be able to race with down the road.

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Old 08-17-2010, 06:12 AM
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get a TC3 or a TC4. you should be able to pick one up for between $50 and $100 bucks. good starting point. no point on spending $350 on a car when you are not even sure if you like road racing. My Tc3 runs with and beats a ton of hi end cars every week. a good set up, good driving, and good tires are all you need to compete with almost any car. TC3's and 4's are good because parts are cheap and everywhere
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:55 AM
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My opinion: Xray t2r, we easy to build and set up and run.Parts available almost every where. Try Nexusracing web site they have a great price for a new car.
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I'd also recommend the Hot Bodies cheapo plastic Cyclone!! It's VERY easy to setup-- and is competitive against many far more expensive cars--the COMPLETE kit--w/ body is available NIB from most LHS for $129.00 to $135.00!! The only hopups you would need are a one-way for the front for different traction conditions--and a set of shock springs of varying weights for tuning--put some Sweep 36''s or Sorex 36's on it and your done!! A great car to start with in a stock 21.5 or 17.5 class.

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Tamiya Ta05 v2 are becomming very popular cars at our local track.

Also the new Xray T3 R check to see what brands your local shop carries for parts support.
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