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Old 11-28-2017, 07:19 PM
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Default Savage X 4.6, Savage XL 5.9 or Losi LST XXL-2

As title states, what do you guys think is the best RTR out of those 3. Some light bashing (I don't jump my RC's high), mostly fun street driving and back yards dirt tracks/trails. What would you guys consider the better of the three if you had to choose and what is better about it? Thanks so much.
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Old 11-29-2017, 07:14 AM
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XXL-2 because it is better out of the box than the outdated savages.
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Losi XXL-2 is the gas version, right? I would stay away from the gas version.
The Savage X is good fun though!

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Originally Posted by xirton View Post
Losi XXL-2 is the gas version, right? I would stay away from the gas version.
The Savage X is good fun though!

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Yes, you're right but they also have a nitro version of the XXL, which is what I was going for. I am also in the same mindset for steering clear of gas for now.
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I'm building a new XXL these days. It's brushless though. Been very happy with my LST2 and Muggy, good trucks.
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Brushless rips nitro and gasoline all day long. All videos I see of nitro MTs are slow, around 50% less torque and acceleration compared to 6s.
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Originally Posted by FunnieKid View Post
Brushless rips nitro and gasoline all day long. All videos I see of nitro MTs are slow, around 50% less torque and acceleration compared to 6s.
Your right about the power difference, but it's not always about the power. Running Nitro/gas is fun for the sound and smell. Brushless/lipo is so powerful that it's almost no fun. Notice I said ALMOST! Lol! Seriously, I love running my nitro truggy. I enjoy getting it to run hard and pull wheelies with a Nitro motor that I tuned.
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Take it easy on the nitro rips and I got a few nitro lst buddies that can almost keep up with
Me and I’m not slow either!

It is a preference these days though
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Sounds like it's more worth to go electric and just buy more lipos. But, not sold on any electric 1/5 or 1/8 scales. Can't stand the look of buggies so I stick to truggies or MT's.
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Originally Posted by CBren32 View Post
not sold on any electric 1/5 or 1/8 scales.
+1, not many of the newer RTRs I fancy either.

How about an electric conversion of whatever models you're currently running?
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Yeah you could convert. There is a super nice direct drop in center diff conversion being made for the losi lst models.
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Originally Posted by xirton View Post
+1, not many of the newer RTRs I fancy either.

How about an electric conversion of whatever models you're currently running?
That's not a shabby idea, but unfortunately I haven't made any purchases on any large scale RC's yet, this was going to be the first. I have a T-Maxx 3.3 currently, and couldn't imagine myself making that thing electric haha. I love my old T-Maxx but it's diffidently time for a serious upgrade. I'm so so so close to getting the Savage 4.6 or the Trophy Truggy 4.6 but I seriously can't decide haha and I then always find myself deep in the internet looking at other products like Redcat MT, Losi 8ight and so many more haha. I am so indecisive when it comes to my toys man, these things are a blast and I'm the kind of guy that wants the best bang for my buck so I just can't stop researching and asking more knowledgeable folks (like the lads here) about their suggestions on newer RC models. It's almost as fun to shop for them as it is to drive them hahaha.
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Build a custom truck, that is pretty dope.
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Originally Posted by grabbem88 View Post
There is a super nice direct drop in center diff conversion being made for the losi lst models.
Do you have a link to it?
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This is what my mine looks like
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