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Old 05-07-2004, 09:30 AM   #16
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The exchange rate is very much in favour of the Sterling at the moment...normally around 12.5.......now 13.9......11% discount just from that already!!!

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I have just had confirmation that i can get the RB delivered to the UK for 120 GBP.That is amazingly cheap.Thanks for your comments,Its looks like an RB is going to be wingning its way form HK.

It sounds like a personal preference thing and as ive never had an RB I might as well find out how good they are while i can get it cheap,

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Old 05-07-2004, 11:06 AM   #17
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http://www.aco.com.hk/product/shop-rb_engine.htm

The 430(Turbo button) is 1500 HKD + 160 HKD postage to the UK

The only bummer i found out today is they only except TT (Bank Transfer)which cost 25 here in the UK and can take upto 10 days to clear. That puts the price up to 145 GBP still pretty good but I can get the NSR3 without all the agro for that .

Ive asked them to set up a paypal account but had no responce yet.
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Are these two motors equal in power? I was going to buy a new motor and asking my self which motor to buy. I have been looking at trinitys website and they show this motor to have 1.52 horsepower. RB's website shows nothing about actual numbers as far as horsepower goes.
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I would throw out the alleged power figures by manufacturers. That is why RB uses the star system to compare their engines. I would say if both engines were tuned properley they would have similar power output.
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The RB is a great motor and is equally good as the NS Novarossi motors in my opinion. I have owned and run 4 RB motors and around 5 Novarossi motors. All of them have run faultlessly. In fact the only motor I have popped is an OS TR.

The V12 series is not geared towards massive top end like the NS series of motors. It has unreal drivability in the mid range and is ultra smooth. The idle quality is excellent and it never loads up badly like the Novarossi motors can.
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Old 05-09-2004, 12:40 AM   #21
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After trawling many an hour through various forums and gathering info from various sources I have actually now ordered an NRS-RR3L. Supposed to have amazing low end power and doesnt sacrifice to much up the top end. Many people do rate the RB's as very good engines but more people tend to lean towards the NovaRossi NSR and NRS.I guesse alot of its personal prference but as ive only had a couple of engines and none of them RB I dont have first hamd knowledge.

The RB worked out to be 109 GBP + 10 postage + 25 bank charge (144 in Total)
NSR worked ou to be 145 +10 postage (155 Total)

If i didnt have to use TT payments (and get stung for it)on the RB engine then i would have gone with that and been 34 GBP better off.

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You will not be disappointed.
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I f I went with a nova for my serpent 710 would a 5 port be better then a 3? I assume it would have more top end..the track jhere is not that big so trying to find a good all around engine.
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Stick with 3 port.. better fuel consumption and overall better drivability.. for smaller tracks.

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if u want to run ifmar sacntioned events u will need to run a 3 port... i think
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