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Old 02-24-2005, 09:49 AM   #16
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I ll probably check that one out and that XRAY too..
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Old 02-24-2005, 01:56 PM   #17
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I ll probably check that one out and that XRAY too..
Just found out that unless you pre-ordered the new Xray, its going to cost $396.99!! Thats almost $30 more than the people who pre-ordered it!
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Old 02-24-2005, 03:47 PM   #18
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Ye i saw that as well...its pretty pricey..i mean i have the money but what do you think is the best for the price?
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bout the tc4......here in our local circuit, one of the top racers use it and he is really fast.....but, it gets easily broken....the arms are weak and it does not handle crashes well....you need to really stock up on parts......if you want durability, get the xray......bullet proof car and its fast too.
except the chubs i think. still havent gotton the tamale ones
if you want durable go pro2
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Old 02-24-2005, 05:39 PM   #20
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Ye i saw that as well...its pretty pricey..i mean i have the money but what do you think is the best for the price?
I think for the PRICE you cannot go wrong with the TC4 and the Pro4. Both are top level and are very price friendly.
Next would be Xray which is expensive but excellent quality.
Then Tamiya which is outrages in price and very good quality as well.
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Old 02-24-2005, 06:02 PM   #21
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is the TC3 Nitro always 190mm
Most nitro sedans are 200mm including the NTC3.
Most electric are 190mm.

A good choice right now would be either a TC3, pro 4, and if you are feeling good about your set up skills an x-ray FK.

The old x-ray FK is going to be competitive for a long time and parts are becoming relatively easy to get on-line. I also found the x-ray a lot easier to drive. To me it is smoother and less aggressive than other cars, which would be good for a beginner. It is not that hard to set up but does have a lot of options. FK's are selling really cheap now on ebay and different forums because of the upcoming FK05. The downside is that you will have to carry a few parts with you. (i.e. caster blocks, carriers, and maybe some arms) The only things I have ever broken are caster blocks and a carrier. This thing is a tank and will take a beating!

The other side of things is that TC3 and pro 4 parts should be available at any LHS. The downside is they are harder to drive and require more maintenance (speaking from personnel experience, other people probably feel different). These cars are a lot more aggressive than the x-ray.

I would stay away from the TC4. First reason is since it is your 1st touring car you can get a TC3 really cheap and a beginner would probably not notice any differences btw the 2, plus you can always put some of the TC4 parts on to change some of the handling characteristics.

I have had both a TC3 and the x-ray. Speaking from experience I have had a better experience with the x-ray. Less breaking it fells less chaotic to drive.
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did someone say thy liked the MI2?

I have one and its realy a great deal for the money and its realy a great car for running at the local track and its realy a fun car to drive and easy to work with. its realy a great car to start out with if you want a front runner.


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did someone say thy liked the MI2?
I don't know..... I liked the First Mission Impossible Better. Although Thandie Newton is easy on the eyes in the second.!
Seriously,
The Schumacher car I hear is great, although I never drove one myself.
I heard they do great on carpet.
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and the news is there comming out with a update later in the yr. to make it even better?
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and the news is there comming out with a update later in the yr. to make it even better?
I heard that too.
Makes sense, the MI2 has been out for almost a year now.
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well the reason i ask 190 mm body is cuz someone said that i can put an hpi body on my ntc3 only if its 190mm...true?
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Old 02-24-2005, 11:25 PM   #27
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If there is one electric car or truck i should buy what should it be...? Im looking for one just because i only have nitro and want to get electric to have it.


Also are there tracks where nitro is run indoors?
Hey Dante, i think you should get a TC4 like i did, i've been happy ever since i bought mine. On the body, i think you can only put 2oo m bodies on the ntc3, but like i said about the TC4, you'll be fast.
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Xray anyday....if your willing to spend money a good deal of money though.
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Old 02-25-2005, 03:08 PM   #29
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I think im gonna stick with the TC4 ...can nitro run indoors? i dont think anyone told me...
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