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Old 07-09-2009, 10:07 PM   #1
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Default Help me chose a new motor please

Hey guy,

I was looking into buying a new motor for my tc3. I am not sure what motor to go with. I currently have a novarossi in my tc3 and it is great but it is coming time for rebuild. I live in Wichita, ks and we don't have a local on road track here anymore so the new motor would just be for parking lot fun. Not wanting to spend so much since i wont be doing any competition but would still love to have the acceleration and speed that my current novarossi top .12 hold. I was looking at the:

RB Concept junior 9

or the OS .18tz.

What do you guys think? or even if you have any motor that you recommend please let me know.

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Old 07-10-2009, 10:06 AM   #3
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The RB is a good choice. Also check out the JLR Picco.
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+1 on the JLR Picco....you will not be disappointed.

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Old 07-11-2009, 10:02 PM   #5
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I will lok into those motors. In everyone's experience, which is the best motor you prefer?
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Old 07-12-2009, 03:57 PM   #6
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Go with the Picco Red Dot. If you put too much power on the TC3 you will spend more time rebuilding diffs than you will racing the car.
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Default Nitro TC3

I have an O.S. .12 in mine. Plenty of power for the track with the two speed. Very reliable runs very cool. Also I saw that you live in Wichita. We are starting a racing club. I have about 4 other guys that are interested and we are starting to get the ball rolling. We possibly have a portable track or supplies to build one. Thinking about just going to random parking lots and setting up shop. Interested give me a shout 316-573-3522 or email [email protected]
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+1 for the JLR... But you wont be disapointed with RB as well.
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Old 01-21-2010, 11:26 PM   #9
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Default RB T9


My thoughts after seeing the T9 in Australia go they fly for a factory modded engine and the Murnan Modified RBM3 is slightly quicker again i beleive. I myself have a T9 only due to the fact of the dollars the T9 is slightly cheaper than Murnan RBM3. There my thoughts but there are so many good engines on the market now I don't think you can really go wrong with whatever you purchase in the high end engines.

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steel diffs in the ntc3 and you will be set

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