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Old 06-28-2003, 11:58 AM   #1
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Default Straight up!! MTX 3 or 705

some one please I help I'm losing my mind!!, I can't decide between the MTX 3 or the dame Serpent, both cars I've heard alot about and I've read so much on them but someone please tell me which one is the baby for me!, by the way!! I'm Irish!!
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Old 06-28-2003, 12:15 PM   #2
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If you are asking this question to yourself go for the MTX3!!
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Old 06-28-2003, 12:22 PM   #3
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Oh man this question again!!!!!!!!!!!
dont be a 67! get mtx3
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Old 06-28-2003, 12:23 PM   #4
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Oh man this question again!!!!!!!!!!!
dont be a 67! get mtx3
oh, you are killing me !

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Old 06-28-2003, 12:27 PM   #5
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You will never get a straight answer to this question. People with the Mugen will always say Mugen and people with a Serpent will always say Serpent.

But heres some good advice from someone who races on the Irish tracks. The Serpent has dominated all championship rounds in Ireland/Northern Ireland over the last 2 yrs. But that doesnt necessarily mean it is the car for you.

Serpent support is better in Ireland by a long way. I have raced the Yokomo GT4 for the past few years (since its release) but this year I changed to Serpent.

As far as building is concerned the Serpent is easier to set up than the Mugen and goes together nicer too.
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Old 06-28-2003, 12:30 PM   #6
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right, dont get MTX3

too much problem.

leaking fuel tank, sloppy rear h-arm and uprights, front dog bone drops out and major problem is too much hop up hanging out there and you dont know what to get !!

the worst problem is that even with all this issues, the car run great right out of the box !!
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right, dont get MTX3

too much problem.

leaking fuel tank, sloppy rear h-arm and uprights, front dog bone drops out and major problem is too much hop up hanging out there and you dont know what to get !!

the worst problem is that even with all this issues, the car run great right out of the box !!
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Eh where did all the 67 goes ?

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Old 06-28-2003, 12:37 PM   #8
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i DAMN RIGHT agree with you manti,
so PLS do not get the MTX-3..
with so many hop-ups its gonna boggle your mind.
so just stick with the snake and you'll be just fine.

Damn MTX-3 run straight out of the box stock.. no fun in setting up the car..
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Old 06-28-2003, 12:40 PM   #9
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one more thing to add..
mtx-3 arms are like sgd$6.90 for both arms.. cheapo stuffs!!
serpent's arms for one side is sgd$13.90... great stuff coz its more expensive.!!!

so get the snake you get quality parts!!!
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get the ntc3 is better than the the mugen and serpent.
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get the ntc3 is better than the the mugen and serpent.
Ever heard of a prawn-cracker car ?
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Ever heard of a prawn-cracker car ?



but did you ever see on any volkwagen f**cKeNMugEn on there windshield..
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Old 06-28-2003, 01:15 PM   #13
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Hi Johnny King!,

Still trying to make your mind up!!

I had a chance to see Modellor at the National round (or was it!!) in St. Anns. He was very fast & steady the car was extremly stable & he was putting in extremly good times, all with a 705.

I think you should go with the support side of things, the MTX-3 & the 705 are equally good cars, in the right hands, it really comes down to price & support.

I'm not sure what engines the 705's in Ireland are running but they are VERY quick.

Good luck with the decision, you can't make a wrong one!!

All the best
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Hi Johnny King!,

Still trying to make your mind up!!

I had a chance to see Modellor at the National round (or was it!!) in St. Anns. He was very fast & steady the car was extremly stable & he was putting in extremly good times, all with a 705.

I think you should go with the support side of things, the MTX-3 & the 705 are equally good cars, in the right hands, it really comes down to price & support.

I'm not sure what engines the 705's in Ireland are running but they are VERY quick.

Good luck with the decision, you can't make a wrong one!!

All the best
Agree .....go to the support side
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Aren't vokwagen and old slow car ?
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ok... well i posted a long time ago about this... and wat happened is that the ppl wit the mtx 3's say to get the mtx 3's and the ppl with the 705's will say to get the 705's... wat ever decision you make you wont regret though... both great cars.. just w/e you like more... there are some ups and downs though... like the 705 has the carbon fiber chassis braces and teh mtx doesnt... but then again the mtx 3 has a wide varyity of options... where the 705 doesnt have THAT many... and either car could be lighter depending on servos and engines... so as i said... there are more mtx owners on this forum, so your going to get more ppl saying to get the mtx 3...
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