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Old 02-15-2011, 09:58 AM   #1
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Default newbie's fourth car!!

yes, that's correct, it will be my 4th car the one i am thinking to buy.
i currently have a TT01E, an Xray T3R, a Capricorn C01 (80% complete)
and i plan to keep myself busy building another car next month.

Now the thing is, I can't decide between Xray NT '11, Serpent 733 Evo '11 and Velox V10 '11. Can someone help me with pros and cons of each one?

I noticed that they all use a blade sway bar in front apart from the 733 and my capricorn that use a wire bar instead. Are there advantages to each configuration or is it best to use wire bar regardless (if the upgrade part exists)?
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You are shooting youself in the foot! You should have just bought 2 of the same kits. Now your all over the place and making it harder to learn you primary car!!
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what primary car? who said i am a racer? i just build them for fun so i like variety.
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what primary car? who said i am a racer? i just build them for fun so i like variety.
If you assembled yourself the Xray T3R... You should know that Xray's quality is equal to none other...

I can personally assure you that with the NT1 '11, the dremmel or modifications will not be required for building it unlike other cars.

I have built around 3 new Xray kits, and none of them have ever showed any problems or missing parts...
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Well good luck with your builds!
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I noticed that they all use a blade sway bar in front apart from the 733 and my capricorn that use a wire bar instead. Are there advantages to each configuration or is it best to use wire bar regardless (if the upgrade part exists)?
Blade types are adjustable. But it doesn't matter if you don't race.
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Old 02-15-2011, 12:32 PM   #7
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Blade types are adjustable. But it doesn't matter if you don't race.
i agree but it's good to learn new things and since i am going to buy a kit i might as well buy the better one.
wire type roll bars are also adjustable but you have to replace the whole bar. how do you adjust the blade type?
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i agree but it's good to learn new things and since i am going to buy a kit i might as well buy the better one.
wire type roll bars are also adjustable but you have to replace the whole bar. how do you adjust the blade type?
By changing the angle... The more vertical it is, the action of the blade becomes harder....
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I can personally assure you that with the NT1 '11, the dremmel or modifications will not be required for building it unlike other cars.
I disagree with the second half of the sentence ... I build three VeloxV10 and I wouldn't dare to say NT-1 is better in quality since I wrench on it too
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well i am leaning towards the velox v10 to be honest but i also really like the serpent 733. The NT1 doesn't really impress me but i do like their chassis flex options. It would make an interesting thing to study but the velox also has something similar right?
if i do get the velox (which i have wanted for years) will i need power tools like dremel to make everything fit? I would like a kit that fits like a glove from the factory and doesnt require mods to put it together. i can't really use power tools because i live in an apartment, i don't have the space or the equipment to do such work.
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What engine did you end up goin with?
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:06 PM   #12
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none yet. i will buy one sometime next month.
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You will not need power tools to put a v10 together mate!
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So the v10 is good? no wobbly parts and nice smooth fit all over?
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So the v10 is good? no wobbly parts and nice smooth fit all over?
All cars that you mentioned (V10; NT-1 and 733) are of a very good quality and for non you will need a dreml or a file.
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