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Old 04-10-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
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I have a few years of experience with offroad buggies (now running a Kyosho Inferno VE) and want to try out onroad. What would be a nice onroad car to start with? Would be nice if I could use the same batteries as the Inferno (2 x 2C LiPo) but not a must. Got a tip for the Xray T3, but I want a RTR car because of limited time :-)

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Old 04-11-2012, 04:53 AM   #2
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Any suggestions for a good on road car? Only driving for fun on tracks, no competitions.
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Old 04-11-2012, 04:56 AM   #3
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Maybe a rtr Tamiya tb03 is a good choice
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Thanks! Iīll check out some reviews!
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I have a few years of experience with offroad buggies (now running a Kyosho Inferno VE) and want to try out onroad. What would be a nice onroad car to start with? Would be nice if I could use the same batteries as the Inferno (2 x 2C LiPo) but not a must. Got a tip for the Xray T3, but I want a RTR car because of limited time :-)

Appreciate any tip!
Find a good condition used chassis. Same price as RTR. But, you will have a race ready chassis vs. Something that will barely get around the track. Best ready to run IMO is Associated's TC4. Hope this helps
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No TA dealer in my country. And I cannot find TC4 on Ebay either?
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Shipping overseas might be cost prohibitive, but AE has refurbished TC4 RTR's in stock for $199.99.

TC4 RTR Refurbished

AE has also just released their TC4 club racer. The chassis comes assembled so most of the work is done, but you will have to install your own electronics, body, and wheel/tires.

TC4 Club Racer
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No TA dealer in my country. And I cannot find TC4 on Ebay either?
Where are you writing from?
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I think Scandanavia. I think for him the best place for a TB03 is www.tamiyaclub.com TB03 can be tuned with a variety of tuning parts like a 3Racing cabon chassis, alloy uprights etc
Here is the Swedish importer: http://www.ebertoysab.se/sv/sidor/182/af-tamiya.aspx
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Shipping overseas might be cost prohibitive, but AE has refurbished TC4 RTR's in stock for $199.99.

AE has also just released their TC4 club racer. The chassis comes assembled so most of the work is done, but you will have to install your own electronics, body, and wheel/tires.
Iīm from Norway but sometimes shipping doesnīt cost too much. But this isnīt a brushless system with LiPo so maybe a little out of date??
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What about the Hot Bodies Cyclone S? Seems to get good reviews?
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What about the Hot Bodies Cyclone S? Seems to get good reviews?
That's a Hara car, but if you can wait they have a new one coming out this summer.
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look at the sakura zero s, availible at rcland.no
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The best value in a 4wd sedan from what I've seen is the Sakura Zero S.
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Iīm from Norway but sometimes shipping doesnīt cost too much. But this isnīt a brushless system with LiPo so maybe a little out of date??
I would consider something from Xray or Schumacher. Both of those companies originate in Europe so finding cars and parts should be a little eaiser
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