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Old 11-28-2022, 09:46 AM
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I've been trying to do some research on a drift chassis. There isn't any support in my area so all of my research has been online. I'd like to build a drifter to play with in the basement and in the garage this winter. Are there any good sources for info? FB is a pain to do research on and it's a shame there isn't much info on rctech.

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Old 11-28-2022, 04:43 PM
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There is the driftmission forums, although it's very quiet.
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Old 11-29-2022, 04:10 AM
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I did the drifting thing for a minute... back when I was into on-road racing I would play with my 4WD drifter in the parking lot to kill time between race heats. A 4WD drifter will be easier to drive and a gyro will make things even easier where I found no more than 15% gain was ideal. I have not driven a RWD yet, but that has become industry standard. If I were to get a drifter for myself today I would go with the D5:


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if you like to drift outside also in future, like i will next summer.
Make sure your car have covered pinion/main gear to avoid strip the main gear al time when stones comes between the pinion.
I have stripped many plastic main gears already when used random indoor onroad cars outside.

4WD is the most easy to drift with.
MST have many nice RC Drifters. Sad they are for indoors only with open main gear

I will buy HPI slider ( no body , no wheels, no electronics )
#118000 RS4 SPORT 3 Creator Edition - HPI Racing

i will buy this self because you can drift it outside. And i already have Brushless combos laying , also extra receiver with build in gyro to my cheap Dumbo RC 6ch radio.
got also cheap digital 25kg servo brand new in box never used. And couple different drift wheels.

body i will buy this one
APlastics 1/10 Dodge Charger Daytona Clear Body

If you will drift indoors onlys strictly, then check out
MST they have like 10 different cool drift rc cars ,
4wd and rear wheel RWD ones also
From Pro to beginner friendly that are very easy and fun to drift with , i have seen many youtubers beginners and pros like this MST brand cars for Drifting

Important is use good quality lipos. 50c rated or higher.
You will use high RPM almost alltime in rc drifting.

Motor cooling fan , a high speed one 28000rpm is also great have to keep temps cooler, this makes your combo, and lipos also last longer when cooling things down
Powerhobby have cheap and great high speed coolingfans

indoors at home/garage maybe you want a smaller car
1/18 scale - 1/16 or 1/24

there is cheap ones at amazon

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Old 12-02-2022, 04:04 PM
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If you have a 3d printer, there is a pretty good chassis you can print.
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people, did you miss the part where he said basement? even a 1/18 scale would be rather big for the typical basement so I am assuming you will go with something based on a mini-z aliexpress and Banggood have several chassis made for drifting. Keep in mind just because they are small does not mean they are cheap they cost about the same as an entry-level 1/10 drift chassis. Now if u want 1/10 stuff honestly just buy any used 1/10 TC chassis that still has some kind of part support and install some drift tires and see if you even like drifting just my tip. Drifting looks fun in videos but it's not for everyone.
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wl toys have a cheap porsche that comes with drift tyres in box. Smal indoors drifter.
Great starting point.
If you like it, you can buy one Mini Z drifter or all metal banggood special roller and buy brushless system to it
and have the WL toys porsche like an extra car to let your friends drift with you sometimes maybe

These alu rigs you can use Mini Z bodies to . These rolling chassis are awaible from Banggood less than 50$ without body and electronics
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There are many channels that offer tutorials, reviews, and demonstrations of different drift chassis and setups. Some notable channels include Super-G RC Drift Arena, Drift RC Addiction, and ScaleRidersRC.
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Old 04-07-2023, 11:57 AM
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For anyone wondering, there a few other sites, Discord channels and Facebook groups that cater to drifters. As i'd probably get censored if I linked them here, please PM me for links.

RCtech has virtually nothing worthwhile for drifting, and does not appear to want to cater to this growing RC sport either. A shame, but it is what it is.
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