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Old 02-27-2012, 12:55 AM   #1
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Hello, I'm new to racing & don't have much experience,
I would like to buy a 1/10 electric on road car to race,
any help with what kind of car I should buy ($200 to $500)
would be much appreciaced. Have a great day, TurboManiac
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:07 AM   #2
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Hello, I'm new to racing & don't have much experience,
I would like to buy a 1/10 electric on road car to race,
any help with what kind of car I should buy ($300 to $500)
would be much appreciaced. Have a great day, TurboManiac
Within that price range people at my track have these kits:

Team Associated TC6.1 Factory Team 1/10 Electric Touring Car Kit - $399.99

XRAY T3 - 2012 EU Rubber-Spec Competition 1/10 Electric Touring Car - $529.99

Hot Bodies Cyclone TCX 1/10th Electric Touring Car Kit - $459.99

T.O.P Racing Products Photon 1/10 Li-Po Spec Touring Car Kit (USA Edition) - $359.99
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Turbo maniac,

Head on over to the Australian forum mate,(look down the botton of the page) it also has its own buy and sell with plenty of 2nd hand cars up for sale..
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Dont forget that those links above will only get you a roller - you'll need electronics and a radio (esc, motor, servo, battery, charger, radio tx and rx) if you dont already have them. Budget at least 200 for these.
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If you are a clubracer then why spend so much on a high end competition car. I think a Tamiya TA06 with a brushless motor will do the job as wel. Also what brands is your LHS carrying?
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Doesnt Camberra come under the NSW controlling body, if that is the case, them his first class will be novice which is all Tamiya TT01 and silver cans if i remember rightly.

TurboManiac, check with your local club first for what classes they offer and what class you should start out in, with that in mind, we can then give you some better advice on what way to go.

Also, if you are lucky, the club might have some second hand gear you can buy and get you going much faster.
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