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Old 02-28-2012, 08:58 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by esckalayd View Post
With the Hobbywing 1s ESC, do you need to solder the bank of capacitors to the ESC? I am looking at this ESC to put in my 12R5.1
if your running boosted or mod yes, if your just running 17.5 or 13.5 blinky you dont have to. I run mine without it in 13.5 blinky and have done so for 4 months now and have yet to have any problems at all
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:35 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by InspGadgt View Post
Pretty much any of the new cars are going to work well. As others have said the CRC is a great car and pretty popular so getting parts isn't too hard...however that said I gotta throw in my 2 cents for my favorite car the BMI The rear suspension is a bit unique in that it uses a fiberglass or carbon fiber flex link instead of your typical ball joint link with springs. That makes setup and tuning a bit easier. There is a new version coming out soon that expands the car to have battery mounting options like the other cars out there.
= never having to set tweek, it's more about just balancing the car and your set.

Any of the current 12th scale cars are good. I can't think of a "bad" one. I do have to say the Speed Merchant cars are slick... getting one with the Old Skool front end and the Team Tamale pod for easier ride heigth adjustment would make for one easy to deal with car.
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Old 02-28-2012, 09:46 PM   #18
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All new 1/12 cars are good, any one of them could win the world championship with the right setup and one of the best drivers. I have two CRC cars, and when I hit the setup just right they are unbeatable.
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:27 AM   #19
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How about Tamiya RM-01?

I just ordered one, going to run it with boosted 17.5t.
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