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Old 06-01-2011, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default Buggy and Truggy

I'm looking for a 1/8 but I'm stuck as to which type to get. It's going to be a basher only, and driving on grass and asphalt. I was wondering is the turning and maneuverability of a truggy more like a buggy or a monster truck? What I mean is on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being a buggy, and 10 being a monster truck) where would the truggy land in regards to turning and handling?
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Get a Hotbodies D8T and have some fun. I wouldn't spend big money on a kit that will only be bashed. The D8T is very economical and tough.
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Best explanation of the handling of a truggy compared to a buggy and monster truck is a truggy is like a monster truck with buggy handling. Basically its a buggy with extended chassis, wider footprint and mt tires.

If your looking for a basher with tons of ground clearance a truggy isn't for you. I've always kept a savage around just for bashing.
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If your going to get something to bash with make sure spares are available. Sucks when you cant get parts in a hurry.
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Truggies make awesome bashers ! I will put my Truggy against any MT any day on almost any terrain.... yes the truggy is low and the chassis will rub on the rough stuff, but the high COG MT will just tip onto its lid anyways..........besides truggies have more suspension travel then a MT anyways, they just sit more in the droop.......... and if needed a Truggy can be raised up, tho IMO its not needed, i can blast over the rough stuff easier and faster with my Truggy then I can with the Savage.....
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For bashing... Go with a truggy. They handle way better than monster trucks and have good ground clearance.
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