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Old 07-23-2003, 01:17 AM   #1
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wat do u guys think is better NTC3 and the mtx2 and the MTX3 . in handling, set up,cg and all that other stuff.

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Old 07-23-2003, 01:42 AM   #2
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the MTX-3 would probly be the best out of the 3

it has the lowest center of gravity of the 3

and is just a better car all around IMO


i would get a MTX-2/3 but i ended up getting a NTC3 because it was cheaper


but if you have the money, go for the MTX-3


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Old 07-23-2003, 10:20 PM   #3
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well I wouldn't say that the MTX3 has a lower CG than the tc3, but it is certainly lower than the mtx2's CG.


FaTaL, it depends on what you prefer.
Despite what others say (deny, admit and grumble about), the NTC3 as it is stock, is much weaker than my MTX2. I won't say more than I feel that the durability has carried over to the MTX3. With 'the fix', or a similar thing to it, durability greatly improves, but I still wouldn't give it high durability ratings. But then again, the mugen's have belts, and if you regularly visit rough parking lots with gravel or small rocks, the belts can get mangled. But the TC3 isn't impervious either, because all cars can get rocks stuck in the clutch bell/ spur gear.

i would be lying if I said no car needed hop-ups, because some feel almost every car needs hopups, while others think in a minimalistic fashion. But, some cars handle differently. The main difference between Mugens and the Associated is in the drive train. The drive train is incredibly free on the tc3, but at my track, I feel that is a huge disadvantage. I drive relatively smoothely, so I drive a lot in between full brake, coasting and full acceleration. However, coasting with a TC3, is still way too fast to enter most turns. You could use drag brakes, but I feel it makes a car feel slightly more inconsistent.

overall, I prefer the Mugen belt cars, but at a different track, the story could probably be different.
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Old 07-24-2003, 12:27 AM   #4
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yeah,

the TC3 does have durability issues
(going around 35mph) into a wal

broke a:
steering hub
lower suspention arm
and shock tower

but that was before i put in longer screws in the diff. cases(the fix)

after i did that

nothing else broke
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I would say forget the 2 and tc3 and buy a mtx 3. they are hooked up right out of the box and they are easy to wrench on









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yea i fell like mugen make much better kits even though the mtx 2 maybe old its still a good kit i would probaly get the mtx 2 over the ntc3 but out of all i would get the mtx3
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