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Old 11-19-2011, 05:00 PM   #1
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Hi, I recently sold my new Tamiya 417, as the local track closed down, but a new one has opened up not to far from me, and I want to get a car again, (should have waited and kept the 417), anyway I now have the option to purchase a new touring car , So here is the question, I have the option to purchase the following cars, TAMIYA 417X WHEN ITS RELEASED, OR THE XRAY T3 2012, the Hobby shop supports both brands, so parts are not a problem, I have already purchased new lipo thunder power g6 5300 batteries, futaba s9551 servo(is there a better servo ?, if so please let me know as every one told me this is the best), airtronics mt-4 radio, so now need just a car kit, please let me know the pros and cons of either or, and which is a better kit to buy, thanks in advance for all the help
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If I was in your position I would purchase the 417x no questions asked. Tamiya is cheaper chassis to maintain, has great parts support and always brings new innovation to the consumer. The trf series chassis is 3 time world champion!
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If I was in your position I would purchase the 417x no questions asked. Tamiya is cheaper chassis to maintain, has great parts support and always brings new innovation to the consumer. The trf series chassis is 3 time world champion!
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What's the traction like at your new track?
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Hi, I recently sold my new Tamiya 417, as the local track closed down, but a new one has opened up not to far from me, and I want to get a car again, (should have waited and kept the 417), anyway I now have the option to purchase a new touring car , So here is the question, I have the option to purchase the following cars, TAMIYA 417X WHEN ITS RELEASED, OR THE XRAY T3 2012, the Hobby shop supports both brands, so parts are not a problem, I have already purchased new lipo thunder power g6 5300 batteries, futaba s9551 servo(is there a better servo ?, if so please let me know as every one told me this is the best), airtronics mt-4 radio, so now need just a car kit, please let me know the pros and cons of either or, and which is a better kit to buy, thanks in advance for all the help
Xray - give it a go.
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Buy which color you like.

They are both very good cars.

I have had both Tamiya and Xray at the sme time and decided to keep one based on my fast laps and average lap times.

Are there equal amounts of racers that are fast and knowledgable for both brands? If so. Pick a color!
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I have had both Tamiya and Xray at the sme time and decided to keep one based on my fast laps and average lap times.
just curious which kit did you decide to keep?
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i pmed you regarding your kit for sale if you can give me a price shipped thanks,
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just curious which kit did you decide to keep?
I would like to know as well which one you kept
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i pmed you regarding your kit for sale if you can give me a price shipped thanks,
never got your PM
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just curious which kit did you decide to keep?
he kept the tamiya
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please pm me regarding how much you want for the t3 2012 shipped to canada, thanks
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How is the Tamiya cheaper to maintain?
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The Tamiya will break your heart by being very difficult to drive unless the planets are perfectly aligned.
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