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Old 01-19-2013, 01:33 AM
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Hey guys. Lookin at getting Losi xxxscb, I'd like an electric car, and a new short track has just been finished at my local track. I love the look of this car, but guys at track tell me 2wds are a nightmare to control. I like a challenge but am new to this. I'm getting good with my Losi 8 and 8T, just lookin for something different but at same time don't want to spend the money if it's gonna be too frustrating.
If anyone has or have driven a 2wd buggy, is it an enjoyable experience.
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:42 AM
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2WD trucks are a drivers truck. Anyone can drive a 4WD. To me a 2WD is alot more fun than a 4WD.
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:50 AM
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I guess the guys at track were worried because I'm relatively new, but I think a more challenging drive will be good.
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:40 AM
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Short course trucks are good to drive cause they will take more of a beating than stadium trucks or buggies. I will recommend that you be able to stay clear of other trucks and the walls when driving the open wheel trucks, they aren't much for bumping like their short course brothers.
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2wd buggy is the ultimate challenge. You will improve you driving a lot but is quite a learning curve. Tires and setup are extremely important. Where I race 2wd buggy always has a good size number of racers but as does 2wd SC. If you just want to try 2wd I would start with SC. If you want a real challenge and don't kind a learning curve, 2wd buggy would be a good choice. There is a huge difference from 2wd to 1/8th Buggy.
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:54 AM
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its a giant learning curve..but you should have fun..
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:37 PM
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Thx for the feedback
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:50 PM
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This might be a little late, but get the Team Associated SCB, better overall everything. Watching the losi xxx scb running around the track isn't the best thing either. Only do it if there's a class for it though, or else your gonna have a buggy to race on the track and no one to race.

If you want someone to race go with the regular 10th scale buggy. Plenty of competition, but like someone said already, the learning curve is steep.
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:11 AM
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Thx adamym, I'll check out the associated.
I'm thinking ur probably right, I might look at 4wd sct as most the others have them. The 2wd buggy was more for something different and challenging, but bit stupid when I'd be racing 4wd trucks. (casual races at my track haha, if it's the right size we run together.)
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I have the Losi XXX SCB and it is a handful to drive. It will definitely make you a better driver for your other classes if you can master it. One of the local tracks here has a PURE stock class for the SCB and it is always a crowd pleaser. All the races are always close and usually pretty clean.
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i think the associated sc buggy is better
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Up here in the PNW it definitely pays off to have 4wd. Mainly due to the weather. In snow you are not going anywhere with 2wd unless you have tracks and skis. That being said having two wheel drive for track racing should not be a problem.
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Originally Posted by BT00561
2WD trucks are a drivers truck. Anyone can drive a 4WD. To me a 2WD is alot more fun than a 4WD.
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xxxscb is easy to learn the handling, 2wd is not difficult to drive and requires less maintenance yet still lots of fun on the track and bashing.
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