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Is this rc drift car any good?

Old 05-21-2013, 08:53 AM
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Questions?? Is this rc drift car any good?

is this rc car any good?
ht/tp://w/w/w.r2hobbies.com/catalog/product/view/id/5801/s/2-4ghz-1-18-r-c-brushless-metal-shock-4wd-rc18t-rtr-ep-v7d-racing-drift-car/category/96/
keep in mind this would be my first rc drift car , if u know any other good and cheap drift cars please tell me and no 1/10 scales i don't have much space

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why is the address all broken up? makes people think its spam and wont click it.
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why is the address all broken up? makes people think its spam and wont click it.
I cant post any real links yet bcs im a new member
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Old 05-21-2013, 02:57 PM
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Is it this one?

2.4Ghz 1/18 R/c Brushless Metal Shock 4WD RC18T RTR EP V7D Racing DRIFT Car

Sorry I don't have any experience with it to offer, just thought I would help with the link in case somebody else does. One thing to look for, are parts available? Lack of parts availability can ruin even the best car. Good luck!
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Originally Posted by Dave H
Is it this one?

ht.tp://ww.w.r2hobbies.com/rc-cars/cars/2-4ghz-1-18-r-c-brushless-metal-shock-4wd-rc18t-rtr-ep-v7d-racing-drift-car.html"]2.4Ghz 1/18 R/c Brushless Metal Shock 4WD RC18T RTR EP V7D Racing DRIFT Car

Sorry I don't have any experience with it to offer, just thought I would help with the link in case somebody else does. One thing to look for, are parts available? Lack of parts availability can ruin even the best car. Good luck!
Thx for posting the link (: And idk there seem to be no parts for that car on the same website ): but i think it's a clone of another car but idk wich one.
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Team associated rc18t maybe? Looks neat but no idea what's under it
For 118bucks that's not bad asuming its not junk
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I edited the link, here is what I came up with lol.....
http://www.r2hobbies.com/catalog/pro...r/category/96/
Seems like a decent car...for that price!!!
IMO those radios are not the best in quality!!
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Old 05-24-2013, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by vg30_s12
Team associated rc18t maybe? Looks neat but no idea what's under it
For 118bucks that's not bad asuming its not junk
isn't the team associated rc18t an off-road truck?
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Off-road truck and buggy I believe.
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Could be a clone of the associated rc18r (the car version) or might not have anything to do with ae, and just happens to coincidentally use a similar acronym. Either way, I don't think I'd ever buy a knock-off/clone. There's a limit to going cheap, and trying out cheapy electronics is as far as I'll go, never a complete RTR vehicle with questionable parts support.
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The RC18T is the first gen 1/18th scale RC 4WD truck from AE. the 18T, 18B, and 18R due share some common parts.

Looking at the at the pictures I can see some AE parts, but I am thinking it is a clone.
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Originally Posted by myrthdragon
The RC18T is the first gen 1/18th scale RC 4WD truck from AE. the 18T, 18B, and 18R due share some common parts.

Looking at the at the pictures I can see some AE parts, but I am thinking it is a clone.
hmm ok i'm not going to buy that one due to lack of parts.
if anyone has seen any good drift cars or maybe even rally but that isn't to expensive please tell me

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If I were in the market for something to just drift, I'd get this:
http://www.hpiracing.com/kitinfo/106149/
Now, basically any car with hard enough tires can drift, but not every drift car can handle well as a TC. The sprint 2 is IMO a good enough in-between while still having good parts support given it's from a big name. If the budget is more limited, looking for a used car (but preferably not discontinued) should be considered; maybe you could find a used sprint 2.
Of course, that's a 1/10 scale. Big enough to run in more areas than mini's and still no where near the expense of 1/8 scale GT cars. A mini (smaller than 1/12 scale) will have lesser choices of electronics and wheels/tires/bodies.

I don't know what you were looking to spend, but to get something that you can run for more than a month, you should be looking at around $200+ to get those wheels spinning.
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Originally Posted by meno1103
If I were in the market for something to just drift, I'd get this:
w.ww.hpiracing.com/kitinfo/106149/
Now, basically any car with hard enough tires can drift, but not every drift car can handle well as a TC. The sprint 2 is IMO a good enough in-between while still having good parts support given it's from a big name. If the budget is more limited, looking for a used car (but preferably not discontinued) should be considered; maybe you could find a used sprint 2.
Of course, that's a 1/10 scale. Big enough to run in more areas than mini's and still no where near the expense of 1/8 scale GT cars. A mini (smaller than 1/12 scale) will have lesser choices of electronics and wheels/tires/bodies.

I don't know what you were looking to spend, but to get something that you can run for more than a month, you should be looking at around $200+ to get those wheels spinning.
And what about a rally car because i dont have much space to drift around here. I was looking at that one from nitrorcx.com and it runs pretty good. if u find any around that price group tell me
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Originally Posted by AronHB
And what about a rally car because i dont have much space to drift around here. I was looking at that one from nitrorcx.com and it runs pretty good. if u find any around that price group tell me
Nitrorcx sales the exceed drift star..i have that one...and once it is tuned uo rigt u can get very good drifts out of it
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