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Old 01-16-2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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I just bought a Hpi Sprint 2 Drift, and I want to upgrade it to a top notch drift car. I am a complete newbie to drifting, and need some advice. What is a good motor, esc, battery, etc. for drifting? My budget is under $200.

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I'm looking at the Castle Sidewinder v2. Is this any good for drifting?
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IMO a sensored 10.5 to 8.5 turn motor. A sensored esc with a fan like the Hobbywing Xerun or Mamba Pro, and Gensace 7.4v batteries.
If out of your budget right now and your willing to save, to get you going now you could get a Hobbywing 13-9T Ezrun combo (not sensored). There's also Turnigy nano-tech batteries, but I don't see the little saved worth it.
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Is Lipo or Nimh battery better for drifting?
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Is Lipo or Nimh battery better for drifting?
They can both be used but lipo is what everyone uses now. Lipo gives you more punch, longer run times and they are allot les maintenance !
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I just bought a Hpi Sprint 2 Drift, and I want to upgrade it to a top notch drift car. I am a complete newbie to drifting, and need some advice. What is a good motor, esc, battery, etc. for drifting? My budget is under $200.

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I think the stock set-up is already great..one thing Im gonna change is the body a new Hellflush wheels like 9mm all around.
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