R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-17-2013, 09:11 PM   #1
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 200
Default getting into drifting what to buy?

looking for some good drift cars under $200
Austin214 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2013, 09:14 PM   #2
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Mendota,IL
Posts: 422
Trader Rating: 7 (100%+)
Default

The best starter cars are E10, sprint 2 drift, tamaiya tt01.
Badcompny44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2013, 10:20 PM   #3
Tech Rookie
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 13
Default

Well the question is rtr or kit.
UberPare is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2013, 12:13 AM   #4
Tech Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 88
Default

If your looking for something around 200, then most if not all are going to be rtr. The real question you should be asking yourself is, how deep do you want to get into drifting? If you just want to play and have fun then a 50:50 drift setup is good. If you want to go a little deeper into it and start drifting with counter steer (basically the rear wheels spin faster than the front wheels so that you have to counter steer) then you'll want to get something belt driven.

Out of the cars that are listed above, I've dealt with all 3. The sprint 2 drift offers the best feel, but lacks the ability to really upgrade to a standard hard case lipo battery. The battery will fit, but without modification the belt will rub on the battery.

The tt01 is definitely a good performer. I'm not sure if the stock chassis comes with an aluminum center driveshaft or not. The car has been in the drift scene for a while now and has been modified so that CS (counter steer) is possible. Plenty of aftermarket support. Full chassis conversions, carbon fiber and aluminum available for almost all parts.

The e10 is the absolute basic model from the 3. If offers the ability to switch in between front motor and rear motor setups, but the overall quality is below average. Working on differentials is not as easy as the others. I do know that the stock center drive shaft and dog bones for the wheels are plastic. Again, since the chassis has been around for a while there is a large aftermarket support for parts, just as many if not more than the tt01.

Hope this helps. I drift with a Hot Bodies TC-FD. If you have any questions feel free to ask.
__________________
Santiam Hobbies Tech
TLR 22, Orion R10 Pro Fantom 17.5 * TLR 22SCT, Orion R10 Pro Fantom 17.5
B4.1, SP Reventon Pro, Orion 17.5 * RC8.2e, Tekin RX8, Tekin 1900kv
HB TC-FD, SP Reventon Pro, Tekin 8.5 * Xray XB4 Orion R10 Pro, Fantom 6.5
adamym is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RC Drifting Section briangomez931 Manila Racers 10549 05-30-2015 03:36 AM
360 Raceway - *Permanent track* Carpet racing returns to the Fraser Valley (B.C.) Korgae Canadian R/C Scene 367 12-01-2013 09:25 PM
New to RC need advice ZeroAccess Electric On-Road 13 09-02-2006 03:00 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 12:25 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net