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Old 01-15-2007, 01:14 PM
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Lookin into buyin a Kyosho mini inferno, and was wonderin if anyone had one, and had any info/ pros &cons about the car


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Old 01-15-2007, 05:34 PM
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I have a Electric Mini Inferno for sale at $200. Comes with some spare parts and +$150 worth of hop ups. Stock radio gear and motor. (Motor is getting a bit old) Comes with (2) 3-cell 730 lipos. All that came with it when i bought it. PM me if intrested, and if you would like to see photos. Where are you located? I am in Austin, Texas.
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I have two of them left....they are a good platform but remember they are 1/16 scale. If you plan on racing it make sure the track you plan on racing at allows it and there is a decent number of racers to have the class. In the stock form they are slow....as you hop them up you will test the stock (weak) drivetrain. Just be prepared to invest some money into it to make it go fast.
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thanks alot guys, ive never raced, or for that matter seen a 1/16 in person, do they feel really small??
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They don't feel small at all. They are a blast! I just don't have anyone in my region who races them.
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i have 1 .. there a great mini buggy .. im looking to trade my hop-up mini t for 1........
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The only thing that I know that is fragile on them is the diffs

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what diffs are the best?
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Old 01-19-2007, 09:10 PM
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whats a reasonable price to pay for one (before mods)
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Now a day, i would say around $140, maybe bit more,. not too sure.
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Old 01-19-2007, 09:24 PM
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A-Main Hobbies is selling them for about $127 shipped.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/index.php/cPath/1_44_109

Look at the lower half of the list, they have pretty much all available color schemes.
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dang!, lower than I thought. And 60 bucks less than when I bought mine when it came out.

It is for sale at $200 with regular electronics and +$150 bucks in hop-ups. OR $300 if you want also the mamba motor I have. Its barely used, been ran twice, practically new. I have some spare parts and 2 3-cell 730 mah lipos. PM me if intrested. I live in Austin, Texas, and I will meet anywhere in central texas with anyone. If intrested PM me, or if you want to see photos.
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thanks alot guys, wow, 130 bucks, i was ready to pay like 200

what kind of assembly is necessary from that kit.(on a main hobbies)

What kind of mods are needed? because idk how much i wanna put into this, i just want somethin that I can drive I might modify it, but only if it is absolutely necessary.

hows it run stock?

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Originally Posted by Djmono
what kind of assembly is necessary from that kit.(on a main hobbies)
None. Put in the antenna tube, put in batteries and off you go.

What kind of mods are needed? because idk how much i wanna put into this, i just want somethin that I can drive I might modify it, but only if it is absolutely necessary.
I highly recommend oil shocks and ball differentials throughout. This alone makes the car a lot more manageable on rough driving.

hows it run stock?
With AA batteries, horrendously slow. A 9.6v saddle NiMH pack is highly recommended. Afterwards, get a small ESC/receiver and put in a decent 300 size motor like the Reedy Mini-Max or Orion Baja.
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Originally Posted by Thai3g_Eclipse
and put in a decent 300 size motor like the Reedy Mini-Max or Orion Baja.

Id stick with 400 size motors for their torque, remember the car is heavy. Either the x-speed(kyosho hop up) or the rocket 400 are pretty quick if you stay brushed.

Rocket 400s found here, haha.
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/speed400.htm
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