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Old 08-21-2005, 06:23 AM   #1
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Hey to all i am thinking of buying an electric touring car after using nitro cars for over 2 years. does anyone have any suggestions on what electric car i should buy i want it for fun and also a bit of racing, something that is not too dear either. thanks
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Old 08-21-2005, 06:49 AM   #2
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Hey to all i am thinking of buying an electric touring car after using nitro cars for over 2 years. does anyone have any suggestions on what electric car i should buy i want it for fun and also a bit of racing, something that is not too dear either. thanks
Yes I have an opinion but I would like to show you a great feature of this website...It is the Search this thread feature located in the upper right hand side of the opening on Electric onroad section.
If you put in a search for what car to buy there will be threads on top of threads that have gone over this subject thouroughly....
Besides really here is the three things I would look for in a new car..
1) Is the car well supported by my local hobby shop
2) Which cars are the local fast guys using because they can help with setup and show you where all the adjustments are....&
3) How much can you afford.

Once you have these questions answered you will be golden....
Then you narrow the feild very quickly...
I like the RDX myself as I have never felt as consistant with any other car.
I like the BD as it is the easiest to work on and easy to drive right out the box.
And I think that for fit and finish the FK05 is pretty much the finest machined car out..
There are sereval other great cars but those are my favorite
Hope this helps,
-Shookie <><
P.S. I wasn't trying to be disrespectful with the first part of the post...It is just every week there is a new thread about this same subject.
Thanks.
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Old 08-21-2005, 10:08 AM   #3
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Old 08-21-2005, 11:20 AM   #4
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Guys I am really getting sick of seeing these posts in here day after day after day. Use the damn search button or look back through existing pages. It is taking up space for something that has already been posted 5000 times. If I start seeing anymore I am just going to start moving them to the junk pile or deleting them period. This is just ridiculous.
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sobottka- whats up player. are you going to the race in vegas?
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Old 08-21-2005, 02:22 PM   #6
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Yeah Stephen, cuz you know its a lot of work to just skim right past this thread name on the main page and not pay it any attention. I can't believe somebody would post stuff on a message forum that is actually relevant to the topic and can be very easily ignored by anybody who chooses to do so.
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Rather than attacking the thread poster for this type of thread, the moderators of this forum should move this thread to the Newbie forum.
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Ya know, the answer to every question ever posed is probably in this forum somewhere.

Maybe we could just lock the entire site, and just have everybody do searches............

If you are tired of the same old question, don't read the post.
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Well guys, I have seen alot of un needed threads. The search function is a very valuable tool to this forum. But I also think it is good to see lots of new threads so this forum can grow. It would just be nice to see it a bit more organized, sometimes the info is cluttered. There is ALOT of info on this forum, and you can most likely find that info somewhere before posting. If you cant find what you're exactly looking for maybe just post in one of the existing threads.

With that said, most of today's high end touring cars are great. I am biaded of course but all cars excell in certain things, but also have their weaknesses. Just look for a car with good parts support at your local hobby shop/track. Hope this helps ya out a bit.

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Just look for a car with good parts support at your local hobby shop/track.
Seconded. Probably the most underrated issue by new TC buyers, but it is the most important.
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Old 08-21-2005, 09:35 PM   #11
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I have been here a while, posted quite a bit and searched quite a bit.
No offense, but that search function sucks.
Not that this particular search is bad, but all forum searches are bad.
With everybody going off topic all the time, some really great info could be buried in a 14000 post thread, but all the search will give you is the thread not the actual page.
You can search each individual page, but really, who has the time to sift through hundreds of pages?
Can you really blame the new guys for finding it easier to just post a topic?
Put it in the newbie section or skip it altogether.
They don't bother me.
Oh, and by the way. I like the Pro4 and the FK05. The Cyclone should be a rocket (a belt Pro 4), but really expensive. But then again, so is the FK05.
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Why not creating a permanent "help me choose a TC" thread in this section?
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