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Old 03-08-2009, 05:38 PM
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I see lots of options and i wanted some input ... I have seen the os 21vg 159.99 but ive heard bad things about it ... The Sport axe rossi 184.99 looks good .... so please if anyone has input .. or another engine in mind ... Please let me know ... keep in mind i am a newbie with a cl-1 advanced kit so im new to tuning... I do see that alot of rtr s have .28 engines but i think i just want a 21 ... since i think it has higher rpms and is better on fuel ... any input is really would be great .. thanks
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Old 03-08-2009, 06:09 PM
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Get the Novarossi Limited .21 BF 3 port. It will be all the motor you need and easy to tune. It should retail for around $180.
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Another winner is the GoTech 3 port Race

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/24707

Also $180
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I'm running a 21bf with a big head and i cut the crank a little it will hang with just about any motor out there
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n21b2001bf limited edition nuff said


look at my for sale thread
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This is probably the best overall mix of quality and price out there under $200.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/31073

Note they've been out of stock for the last couple of weeks though. If and when they restock, get the engine and a page of decals or something for a dollar or so and then use this code: DPPMAR912 - that will get you $12.50 off.

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n21b2001bf limited edition for sure hands down. I love this mill
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n21b2001bf limited edition is out of stock and i wonder if its limited time is over.... i hope not .... well if you have other engines i would like to hear them just in case
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Originally Posted by mfrosty View Post
Another winner is the GoTech 3 port Race

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/24707

Also $180
+1 on the Go Tech 3 port Race engine. If you shop around, you might be able to find that engine cheaper than $180.00. PM VNMSGT, 22Racer, or Mr. Twister. They are authorized Go Tech dealers and they might be able to cut you a deal.
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You may back order this item, and you will be notified when it arrives in stock thats from amain hobbies. Everyone are buying these mill up because for the money you cant beat it. keep a eye out on www.nitrohouse.com as well i think the last time I was on their site they were going for 150.00. I have two of there mill and they are great.


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n21b2001bf limited edition is out of stock and i wonder if its limited time is over.... i hope not .... well if you have other engines i would like to hear them just in case
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+1 on the novarossi anything from them will be great my first one was a 5pxs istillhave it on my sons eight always runs great and easy to tune
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yeah, the 2001bf is a tough deal to beat, you need to go over $200 to get more performance and it should last a good while too. the rb s3 is no joke either but its not $150, more in the $180's. is there a pipe budget? i had a s3 with a dynamite 007ht pipe and it ripped, that would be $190 for both...
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Originally Posted by j_blaze14 View Post
yeah, the 2001bf is a tough deal to beat, you need to go over $200 to get more performance and it should last a good while too. the rb s3 is no joke either but its not $150, more in the $180's. is there a pipe budget? i had a s3 with a dynamite 007ht pipe and it ripped, that would be $190 for both...
I did not figure the price of the pipe into the $200 if i can get a combo engine and pipe for around 200 - 250 that would be great.
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make another $100 and look at a os or RB
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Go Tech 3 or 5 port race. With a Dynamite 086 all day.
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