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Old 08-01-2011, 05:16 AM   #1
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Hey I just watched the nationals and wow I'm hooked I want to get into racing tc touring prob 17.5 stock class what a good starting point wit a chassis what engines people running I think I want to start maybe over the winter building a car can anyone help me out
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Go to your local track where you will be racing and talk to the racers to get some advice and see what chassis is popular and what brands your local hobby shop carries. See if anyone has a used car to sell as well as radio and other electronics because starting from scratch in Touring Car is very expensive if you buy new. Realistically you would be looking at spending a grand or more for new gear. Buy quality used, save some money
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Go to your local track where you will be racing and talk to the racers to get some advice and see what chassis is popular and what brands your local hobby shop carries. See if anyone has a used car to sell as well as radio and other electronics because starting from scratch in Touring Car is very expensive if you buy new. Realistically you would be looking at spending a grand or more for new gear. Buy quality used, save some money
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Sounds good I already rave a little but and I have a radio and used is prob good for me but I'm going to start looking at the track thanks for the advice
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knowing what people run at ur local track also helps in case you need some pointers. if you have the same car as they do then they will know a few tips and tricks to help you get going.
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Buy a short course truck or buggy, at least you will then have people to race against and the total budget is going to be about $500, including car, charger and 3 batteries. Tires last longer, so over heads are down also.
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Buy a short course truck or buggy, at least you will then have people to race against and the total budget is going to be about $500, including car, charger and 3 batteries. Tires last longer, so over heads are down also.
We're in the 'On-road' section... Where'd the short course and buggy come from?
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it is worth to go to your local club also see what everyone else is running chassis esc motor etc that will be better as it is easier to seek advice while racing
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