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Old 06-22-2019, 03:22 AM
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The current populair pan cars are the 4wd types like the Buri, Corally XXS, ARC R8S etc
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Old 06-22-2019, 04:55 PM
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Definitely the IC cars are the class I am looking at, the XRAY RX8E.2 and Serpent 988e, thanks for the clarifications.
seems like the 977evo is the previous version and looks similar. I am wondering how the serpent and XRAY cars compared head to head....similar price for sure.
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Old 06-25-2019, 01:18 PM
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Serpent and I believe also ARC are the only ones with a true elctric layout, all others are conversions of the gas car.
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Makes sense. After some serious research and Jamie helping me out with a bunch of questions..(thanks Jamie), I ordered a 988e. Looking forward to some fun!
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Guys I was curious about the optional chassis for the 988e (and others), magnesium seems to be the latest but I am wondering how it stack up against carbon fiber chassis which are listed as an option as well.
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Old 07-27-2019, 01:34 PM
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I can not see the magnesium in 1:8 being at a huge advantage over Carbon or the common Aluminum. Time will tell. Aluminum has been used for so long and so well, the fad of magnesium from 1:10 should stay with 1:10.
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Guys do you know if 1/8th road will eventually become popular, keen to give one of these a go - has anyone raced with Nitro to compare?
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Originally Posted by kodakhodak
Guys do you know if 1/8th road will eventually become popular, keen to give one of these a go - has anyone raced with Nitro to compare?
these have been popular in Europe for a long time now... running 6S and the TTB setups. If you live in the US, well not so many places to actually race against others.
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Originally Posted by 1/8 IC Fan
these have been popular in Europe for a long time now... running 6S and the TTB setups. If you live in the US, well not so many places to actually race against others.
would luv a series here in Australia - surprised it hasn't taken off - any videos of these racing?
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Originally Posted by Roelof
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What are the good bodies to run on an e-car? Larger 1/8th track...
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Old 12-18-2019, 02:57 PM
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You can not go wrong with the latest bodies from Protoform the P909 or PFR 18 I would love to try the Blitz TS040E body as its made for 1:8 E




I prefer the P909 because you can get it in regular weight.

I ran the R15 regular too, but its hard to come by, ran it in both 4wd and 2wd pan Brushless.
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Thanks, I was recommended the Blitz TS040 on FB but it seems hard to come by stateside.
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AngryRog, I have inquired with the US Distributor to get some TS040e bodies in both the standard 0.8 mm and strong 1.0 mm.
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