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Old 09-13-2004, 12:57 PM   #16
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Old 09-13-2004, 01:55 PM   #17
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so Mr. Lung, what have you decided to get?

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I'm considering to buy a 1/8 car and contemplating between the MRX4 and 950R.

Can somebody give me the plus/minus of each car so that I can decide on which one to get.

In terms of parts, my LHS has both so that won't be a problem. I've gotta MTX3 and really satisfied with Mugen but never tried driving a Serpent. So naturally, I'm leaning towards the MRX4 but don't know whether I should try Serpent instead.

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Old 09-13-2004, 09:14 PM   #19
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Big Ed gonna hit 1/8th again? Nice. Does that mean Henry get's to drive the MTX?
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Old 09-13-2004, 10:00 PM   #21
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Big Ed gonna hit 1/8th again? Nice. Does that mean Henry get's to drive the MTX?
Yeah Baby! Too bad i can't make Lakeland this weekend, but I'll make the rest. Pops will probably run the MTX3 in the TC class.


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Old 09-17-2004, 05:06 AM   #22
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Thanks for the input guys.

I'm probably gonna get the MRX4. However, I'm getting second thoughts as somebody told me that driving a 1/8 is much more difficult than 1/10.

I've been running a 1/10 for around 1 year and probably an average driver. The person told me that driving a 1/8 car really saps your concentration and not everybody is able to do it.

Still thinking....
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Thanks for the input guys.

I'm probably gonna get the MRX4. However, I'm getting second thoughts as somebody told me that driving a 1/8 is much more difficult than 1/10.

I've been running a 1/10 for around 1 year and probably an average driver. The person told me that driving a 1/8 car really saps your concentration and not everybody is able to do it.

Still thinking....
In my opinion, 1/10 200mm cars are harder to drive than 1/8 cars. 1/8 cars are alot more fun than TC cars because of the sheer power of their larger motors. Also, if you have a track close to you that you can run a 1/8 car on AND you can afford 1/8, then go for it.
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Yes, maybe driving 1/8 needs a little bit more concentration.
But to setup 1/8 car is much easier than 1/10 car.
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I drive an Evolva, Serpent 835 and Ntc3. I must say setting up a 1/8 is lot easier than a 1/10 200mm. To me, the handling of 1/8 is far better on straight and fast sweeping corner. 1/10 200mm handles well in tight turn. 1/8 car is more durable too.

About whether u are skillful enough to drive a 1/8, just get one, drive slow, and gradually increase your speed.

In terms of which car to get, I'll go with the latest. I won't spend big bucks on a car when I cannot ascertain if the manufacturer will release a new/revised version soon.
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setting a 1/8 car up to drive is easy, setting it up to go fast is a whole different matter. 1/8 is a great car to learn with just be patient and gentle with the trigger.
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In my opinion, 1/10 200mm cars are harder to drive than 1/8 cars. 1/8 cars are alot more fun than TC cars because of the sheer power of their larger motors. Also, if you have a track close to you that you can run a 1/8 car on AND you can afford 1/8, then go for it.
I agree. 1:8th is a far sight easier to drive than a 200mm. 200mm need a lot more precise set up compared to the 1:8th car because of their size making them very twitchy. With a 1:8th, if it in the ballpark for set up at all it will still go hard.
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Hi,

From my personal experience, 1/8th are easier to drive. Since 1/8th uses solid rear axle and front way, the only quick way around corners is more or less full throttle coz rear end will slide and the front pull the car around the corners. I recently started 200mm outlaw class. The car have rear diff and front one way and driving style is slighty different, i tried a solid axle rear, but the car would not handle like the 1/8th !! ( maybe someone can give me an answer !!!!). After driving the tenth, and then back to the eighth....the eighth is a lot easier to drive !!!

Eighth are quicker than the tenth by not much !!!
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Thanks guys!

Your comments really cleared things up for me cause I always thought 1/8 was harder to drive because of its speed.

I've always wanted to try a 1/8 but never had the courage to try. Now, I'm more confident on getting a MRX4.
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Remember when the 10th came out many years ago(pure ten?),the engine is about 0.6HP only. And sorry I have say that the 10th was designed for young kid and students at that time.

When Impulse came out,it started another period of 1/10. When that time the engine had about 1.0hp output.

After people start to use foam tyres on 1/10,engine output rise up to about 1.35hp.

But now the egnine output is about 1.5~1.6hp. Do you think the 200mm width chassis can bear more power in the future?
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