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Old 12-21-2015, 12:52 AM
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So I have not kept up with the rc car world since the TC3 was new. I'm looking to get back into it and still leaning towards Team Associated.

I see they are now up to 7, and even the 6 is still a bit pricey. Is the tc4 too old? Correct me if I'm wrong, but it doesn't seem to be discontinued like the 5, 6, and 6.1. Why is that? If the 4 is still common among the community I may start back with that for the lower entry price range.

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Old 12-21-2015, 05:36 AM
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A lot of guys run the TC4 in the Vintage Trans Am class. I think it's a great chassis for that class. If you are running a faster class you may have issues with torque steer though. I remember back when the TC3 was current I was having torque steer issues with low turn modified motors. With how much more power motors and batteries put out today, it may be a similar issue. I haven't tried a TC4 but from what I remember there weren't a lot of changes from the TC3.
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I have run a TC4 in my clubs VTA class as well in our Sportsman class. Both use 21.5 motors on blinky ESC. i have also run mine in 17.5 blinky, but made a change to Tamiya TRF shocks for this class. This chassis works well, but needs some simple mods to allow clearance for large pinion gears and the new rectangular lipo packs.
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any chassis is productive if giving a chance....what class was you considering running?
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Old 12-21-2015, 08:01 AM
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You could always visit the track you plan on running at and see what people are running there. That way you can get setup help and parts support locally.
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