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Old 02-06-2005, 03:56 AM   #1
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im a begginer and i am thinking about buying a monster truck, i have had experiance because i also fly planes, i am thinking of buying a HPI Savage SS is that good? can spares be found easily? and all the other stuff that is important, also do car engines use the same fuel as planes (model technics 10% nitromethane, methanol and synthetic oil) ?
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Old 02-06-2005, 04:46 AM   #2
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i finally bougt the team losi lst over the revo but both very good and friendly cars....both rtr...most stores are carrying the new available hop ups for the lst...it moves fast...a guy on here is selling one for 400... {am selling my lst to go bugy racing. LST number 7204, washer out, extra a arms, ,yellow spring , allum diff cases, back gear cover, 1/2 gallon through engine (runs perfect) First $410.00 takes it. (also new 40 bow ties never run not monted! You can call me @ 951-768-0341 or e-m{ not a bad price...it has fm radio...if you want to know anything on lst pm me..i have it for 2 months now
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Old 02-06-2005, 09:56 AM   #3
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They use different fuel.
There is a brand new 4.6 Savage SS coming out very shortly. Hold out for it. It is loaded with hop-ups and it will rip. (just need a rechargable nimh hump pack)
I have a Savage .25 and am VERY happy with it.
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Old 02-08-2005, 05:45 AM   #4
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i also own a .25 savage...happy wit it too

but dint the savage 4.6 is a kit?where u upgrade it from savage.21 or ss or .25?

in our hobby store savage truzilla come with twin engine ..so if u thinking of gething a savage...do get savage ss or savage.25...savage .21 not that good that y they upgrade to .25..with better arm...
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Old 02-08-2005, 07:14 AM   #5
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The Savage is a very good all rounder. It's the ultimate basher, yet has good racing potential too. Very durable.

If you decide to get a Savage - wait for the 4.6 (.28) just as Quinton said. It has alot of the upgrades that people do included in the box, plus the .28 should be half decent too.

If you intend to do lots of racing - the HB Lightning Stadium shouldn't be over-looked. My mates say how stable and easy they are to drive - awesome for jumping too and super quick around the track. I can't wait to get mine!!
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