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Old 01-24-2006, 05:05 PM   #1
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Default Losi JRXS or Associated TC4

Yea so i want to get into on road racing. What would you recommend as a better overall choice. Any other suggestions are also good. Thanks.
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Old 01-24-2006, 05:18 PM   #2
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well there both good cars losi would be better if you run foam

tc4 would be good for rubber but not as much if ypu ran foam as lthe losi

i had a tc4 for a bit i hated it compared to my xray now so id say get the losi bec i just love the carbron fiber stuff
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Old 01-24-2006, 05:22 PM   #3
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If you get a TC4 get an FT TC4, they are a bit more consistant and have the blingy carbon that everyone wants.

You can't go wrong with either the FTTC4 or a JRXS
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Just keep in mind that Losi is already working on changing their car....something to think about.
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Just keep in mind that Losi is already working on changing their car....something to think about.
if there are any updates the new parts will fit the existing car
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Just keep in mind that Losi is already working on changing their car....something to think about.
Name one company that doesn't????
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Old 01-24-2006, 06:17 PM   #7
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I say if your running foam only....A JRX-S would work. I ran my JRX-S on foam and was as quick with that as I was with the XRay. My TC4 is dialed like nothing else on rubber but I can't get it to run like I want to on foam (yet)
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the JRXS is fast on rubber too....just gotta learn how to setup the cars to get them to be fast
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I am biased and would say neither...Best bet is to look at what more local racers are running as they can better help you set up the car to the track. Next look at what the hobby shop carries for spares. Parts support is key. Last but not least, go with which one YOU like better. You'll just end up getting rid of it for a loss if YOU aren't happy with your purchase. With retails over $300 and resale value under $250 for both cars it could get risky if you're on a tight budget.
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I'm also a first time onroad racer looking for a touring car for asphalt. Money is not a concern; keeping in mind more is not always better. Also what are the pros and cons of shaft vs belt drive. Any help is appreciated.

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shaft drive=torque steer
belt drive=no torque steer
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shaft drive=torque steer
belt drive=no torque steer
No question, JRXS.

Confuscous say: torque steer is all in your head
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shaft drive=torque steer
belt drive=no torque steer
This response is of little to no help to anyone...especially since touque steer is only present with a shaft with the lower wind modified motors. It just sounds like you prefer belt over shaft.
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I'm also a first time onroad racer looking for a touring car for asphalt. Money is not a concern; keeping in mind more is not always better. Also what are the pros and cons of shaft vs belt drive. Any help is appreciated.

Didn't mean to hijack a thread
Your best bet is to do a search...there are endless threads on this topic.
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Old 01-24-2006, 07:45 PM   #15
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yea i dont know which ill be racing more. asphalt or carpet. i kind of like the JRXS better but i dont really know. keep the ideas coming.
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