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Old 06-30-2004, 05:53 PM   #1
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Default Best Motor for $150? Why? And Where?

Looking for something for my new MTX-3. I am new to racing for the third time.

Driving is getting better. Need a reliable engine that won't need constant tuning and repair. I am worrying about ability now, not speed.

Most people are too concerned with HP instead of their skill. I love the quote from a day or two ago where I read that someone said there is only one perfect way around the track, most people are too concerned with a fast motor versus technique......
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Old 06-30-2004, 06:06 PM   #2
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Reliablilty is great on my OS TR-T. The standard head version is a little less than $150 and for a little more $$ you can get the turbo version. OS is also releasing a TR R spec soon which will probably be closer to $200. Either way this engine will move pretty well and tuning and reliability have been great as usual with OS. Is it as fast as a Novarossi or Sirio? No. But it can hold it's own and it's priced in the range you mentioned
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Old 06-30-2004, 06:08 PM   #3
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What pipe are you running on the OS?
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Try the sts line of engines, great prices and quality to back it up. The d5 or the d3 should do nicely
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Old 06-30-2004, 06:11 PM   #5
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Right now I have the OEM AE pipe that came with the NTC3 kit. I'm sure it would do ALOT better with an aftermarket pipe. I was thinking of an RD logic pipe but I'm not sure which one I'll end up getting..? Also, for more info on the OS tr series check a few threads down in the Nitro engine forums. There is a whole extensive thread on the OS tr.
BTW, I got mine at towerhobbies.
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I have this motor and it is really a great motor for $150 bucks. It is reliable, makes good power, and runs pretty cool. also will bolt right into the mtx3. I run it with an RD Logics Turbo II pipe and it just hums. On the tight track I run on It has no problem keeping up with the NS-3 and Sirios.
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Old 07-01-2004, 05:30 AM   #8
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I hear a lot about the STS....Does project zen also sell a decent pipe for it or what pipe is good for the D3?
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Quote:
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I hear a lot about the STS....Does project zen also sell a decent pipe for it or what pipe is good for the D3?
Call Geoff directly,he will show you the pipe;see attachment...
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I have this motor and it is really a great motor for $150 bucks. It is reliable, makes good power, and runs pretty cool. also will bolt right into the mtx3. I run it with an RD Logics Turbo II pipe and it just hums. On the tight track I run on It has no problem keeping up with the NS-3 and Sirios.

and who carries this line of engines..Thanks...

BTW,who carries STS in the states?.....CRC?....and are they the only importers?....
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thanks Dino......

Team CRC doesn't carry these engines?....
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thanks Dino......

Team CRC doesn't carry these engines?....
CRC is the previous distributor. They may still have a few stock but I have no idea.
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ok..thanks......
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thanks Dino......
wait a moment! where is your signature,Harry?

I have no bad intention! I'm used to see your signature. Everytime I saw it,I knew it's you Harry. It's really not adapted to me if you appear without signature. Just feels like you see a guy in front of you suddenly but you find him stark-naked.

I love to read the signature of everyone. If there is a link I will check it,too. Now I'm working hard on reading Frank McKinney's R/C Memoirs . It's really so funny!

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