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Old 07-13-2004, 01:31 PM   #1
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What is the best engine with no modify needed?

Novarossi NS12 R3
Sirio Evo II 3 ports
MT12
STS Dragon!!?

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I do not have experience with THAT sirio or the STS, but you can't go wrong with a Novarossi. While parts are not always easy to find for Italian engines, many places carry nova stuff. It is a very good engine. Nothing wrong with the Mugen. I have an older sirio and I hate it. Can't say anything about the evo-2.
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What is the best engine with no modify needed?

Novarossi NS12 R3
Sirio Evo II 3 ports
MT12
STS Dragon!!?

....or.....
I had a sts d3 and now the d3r zen mod and i like it beter, i also have a s series 12 from mugen and its about the same as the d3 in power for a non mod motor there pretty close to the same just different on price
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What is the best engine with no modify needed?

Novarossi NS12 R3
Sirio Evo II 3 ports
MT12
STS Dragon!!?

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either engine, it all depends on car set up and driver abilities.
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If your picking out of that list you would probably not want the MT12, even though it is a fats and reliable motor it is based on older technology. Can't go wrong wiht Nova's performance wise, even though they are expensive ( and seem to keep on increasing) and seem to last for shorter amounts of time. Nova Max's are very fast but are pretty damn expensive.
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I use to have Novarossi RS12 and it lasts less than a year. Do you all get a new motor or rebuilt it. I feel like with all the parts to rebuilt you could get a new one with a little more money to it.
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"best" is too broad in defining the rc engine per preference.

best speed: Italian $$$
best durability: Japanese $$
best bang for the buck: Taiwanese $
best engine you can control: Priceless

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Novarossi NS12 R3
Sirio Evo II 3 ports
MT12
STS Dragon!!?

....or.....
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find that out the hardway ?
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Novarossi RR12L5 without doubt the most low end power.

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