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Old 01-26-2013, 12:56 PM
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I'm wondering if driving 1/10 buggy will improve my 1/8 driving skills or they are totally different experiences ? If it will help which one will be better 2wd or 4wd ? I love 1/8 nitro racing and don't want to focus on 1/10. Want to try it only if it will be helpful for my 1/8 driving skills ..
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:59 PM
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IF you can wheel a 2wd buggy around the track, you can rip a 1/8 buggy!

You will find smoothness and smoother lines with the 1/10 2wd buggy.
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+1, I am racing 1/10 buggy this winter to improve for when 1/8 starts back here. 1/10 teaches throttle control
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1/10 buggy trumps pretty much everything in difficulty to drive, thus making you better. Plus on most tracks you need to hit jumps near perfect, get through corners quick, and keep very tight line. Short races and smaller tracks also force you to be consistent.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:28 PM
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+1 It may be frustrating at first but 2WD buggy will make you lose the bad habits 4WD creates I have gotten much faster with my 4WD's from running lap after lap in practice and racing 2WD over winter.
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1-1/0th in general will improve your racing even if its 4WD Mod. 10th scale makes you spot on and like mentioned really gives you throttle control...
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Thanks for all your inputs. Now it's time for the hardest part. choosing on of the 2wd's I guess first of all it must be strong enough to handle a rookie 2wd driver
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Originally Posted by alport78 View Post
Thanks for all your inputs. Now it's time for the hardest part. choosing on of the 2wd's I guess first of all it must be strong enough to handle a rookie 2wd driver
The 22 is a tank.
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as everyone has stated.. buggy is probably the toughest.. and yes.. when you can wheel a 2wd buggy.. ur 1/8 will improve..

they are different beasts.. but the 1/10 will teach you cosistency, and tight lines..
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