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Old 02-01-2006, 01:08 PM   #1
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Default Entry level 1/8 nitro onroad car from Europe.....

New budget racer complete build with Lola body !!!
Who says that eight scale racing is exspensive !!
All you need is a good transmitter
Now we have all Spare-parts in stock too !!!

1. High Power 21 Class Engine Included
2. Push Type Clutch Set
3. 5mm Alum. 7075 Chassis
4. Polished Pipe Set Included
5. Receiver Box Included
6. Alum. Quick Change Tire System
7. Front & Rear Anti-Roll Bar System
8.Now with free carbon radio plate !
all serpent gears fits from vector and up
Details


Price: 236.12 ) or US 289.00

Entry level car for 1/8 scale racing??????
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Old 02-01-2006, 01:23 PM   #2
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Looks good
But I can only see one front shock and its mounted horizontally
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Old 02-01-2006, 01:45 PM   #3
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Here is the link:

http://shop.the-border.nl/product.ph...cat=100&page=1
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This is the TeamMagic 1/8, but it had been discontinued: http://www.teammagic.com.tw/en/profr...2000&pageNum=1

If you are looking for a RTR 1/8 onroad, take a look at the PRP XR80 which is more up to date...
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Old 02-01-2006, 02:16 PM   #5
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It's a VERY simple car......
NO possibility to set toe-in on the rear, and very limited set-up possibilities.....

AND last but not least, Team Magic doesn't built the car anymore and does not have spare parts as far as I know.......
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This car looks like an updated GS Storm on-road 1/8th scale car that was offered about 2.5 years ago. Don't know much about it other than only a small handful of people ran the car and it was a fairly decent competitor. If parts, durability, and company support are good on this car, it could easily pass the PRP car in the market.
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However, for $289 USD ............I don't really care this car has no adjustable toe setup or complete roll center adjustability.........$300 cannot even buy a race-level 21 engine now a day...........$289 with a full car, engine and pipe and tires........that is crazy deal. (ah, does that come with engine, pipe and tires...? I forgot to ask..)

Too bad the parts support of this car is questionable........otherwise, ppl are crazy to spend money on 1/10th TC instead of going for this one for $289 plus RADIO...........(wow....$289, what Touring Car can I buy for that...? HPI only?)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nova F1 Racer
New budget racer complete build with Lola body !!!
Who says that eight scale racing is exspensive !!
All you need is a good transmitter
Now we have all Spare-parts in stock too !!!

1. High Power 21 Class Engine Included
2. Push Type Clutch Set
3. 5mm Alum. 7075 Chassis
4. Polished Pipe Set Included
5. Receiver Box Included
6. Alum. Quick Change Tire System
7. Front & Rear Anti-Roll Bar System
8.Now with free carbon radio plate !
all serpent gears fits from vector and up
Details


Price: 236.12 ) or US 289.00

Entry level car for 1/8 scale racing??????
Looks like a great deal, next question how does handle in race conditions?
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Actually, the car does have rear toe and roll center adjustment capability. The GS car was called the Sonic, not the Storm. We (myself and Jason Corl, mostly Jason) redesigned the front end and made a new bulkhead and front upper arms for it, along with a ton of other upgrade parts for it. With the redesigned parts, the car went from a lazy unreliable car to a very fast car. Jason made the C main at the Nats in Vegas a few years ago, which was pretty good considering the drivers at that race.
Out of the box, this car is great for street and parking lots as it has good rear grip. The laydown front shock system coupled with the flexible plastics makes the car suitable for unprepped surfaces. I have a ton of parts for this car still and I also have some of the option parts we made for it if anyone is interested.
The PRP car is a much better car for RTR purposes, and if you are going all out racing, Serpent, Delta, Slide, Kyosho, Mugen are the way to go.
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Actually, the car does have rear toe and roll center adjustment capability. The GS car was called the Sonic, not the Storm. We (myself and Jason Corl, mostly Jason) redesigned the front end and made a new bulkhead and front upper arms for it, along with a ton of other upgrade parts for it. With the redesigned parts, the car went from a lazy unreliable car to a very fast car. Jason made the C main at the Nats in Vegas a few years ago, which was pretty good considering the drivers at that race.
Out of the box, this car is great for street and parking lots as it has good rear grip. The laydown front shock system coupled with the flexible plastics makes the car suitable for unprepped surfaces. I have a ton of parts for this car still and I also have some of the option parts we made for it if anyone is interested.
The PRP car is a much better car for RTR purposes, and if you are going all out racing, Serpent, Delta, Slide, Kyosho, Mugen are the way to go.
Thanks for the correction on the name. I got that and I think their buggy's name mixed up. I just remember that it did not sell too well here in the states.
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