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anyone race nitro gas r/c cars

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 4x4 Cowboy, Feb 9, 2003.

  1. 4x4 Cowboy

    4x4 Cowboy 1/2 ton status

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    just lookin to chat
     
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    I haven't raced yet but I have run my T-Maxx at the track once. Weather hasn't allowed me to run it there more. This is my first nitro R/C and I love it. I've upgraded my steering servo, put rpm A-arms, and UE Servo saver. What kind of cars do you run?
     
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    i have a traxxas nitro sport. i did the same and changed the servos. a few aluminum parts.
    [​IMG] i use this top when i do stunts. and also when i race

    [​IMG] this is my show top. its a t-maxx top i had to custom fix it

    i love to find muddy spot and drive thru it
     
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    i don't race anymore, but i play with my hpi super nitro rs4 on the streets. its mostly stock except i've upgraded the exhaust and i'm running a two speed tranny.
     
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    i know one thing my engine/trany/drivetrain are due for a rebuild. and my clutch is slipping. but other than that its fun
     
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    I used to race electrics.Still get them out sometimes.Like to build own 4 X 4 s.Shure are a cheap way to Hot Rod something.Good entertainment around camp too. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I don't have a nitro, but if I had the extra cash to get one and really play around and sup it up I would. For now I just got a so/so Traxxas Stampede... do you go to R/C Country at all? That place is awesome. There's also a place off of South Watt, I dunno what it's called now since it changed hands awhile back, but it has some cool stuff in there too... /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
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    yes i go to r/c country. i love that place. i also go to a place over by cambell soup. its hidden in all those werhouses but they have a cool dirt track.
     
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    Where is that one? Never knew there was one over there... /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    i use to have a RC10/GT about 7 years ago...that is too expensive of a hobby when you are only 15..i would drive it a little break it then i have to wait for weeks untill i could come up with the money to fix it..and do it all over again...i would like to get another one...i kinda miss it
     
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    Matt ( my 12 yr old) bought a Team Losi XXXT team kit for Xmas with his own money. It almost killed him when he chose between that and the Team Associated truck. But the guy cut him a super deal on the Losi so he couldn't turn it down. Anyway that truck is bitchin' He can launch the HELL out of it!!! I havent told him how to adjust the controller to get all the oooomph outta the motor yet. I want him to learn to drive it the right way before he races it. In two months he's only broken an A Arm and a shock eye. Lucky for me /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif
     
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    Sacrameto RC Racing & Hobbies
    5201 27th street, suite c
    Sacramento, Ca 95824

    Phone (916) 424 4001

    go check it out but call first for times when there open
     
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    I race 1/8th buggies. Have any of you ever seen or driven one? It is a trip, I had a T-Maxx but It just wasn't as fun after I got my buggy. There's nothing like 4wd and .21 power in a car that sticks to the track like glue.
     
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    I saw one run when I ran my T-maxx /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif Those things are FAST!
     
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    ive seen those too and want to get one. what brand are they
     
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    They are made by many companies; Ofna, Kyosho, GS Racing, HB, and others. The biggest thing with 1/8th buggies is cost. They are probably the most expensive class to race in. I have about $900 in mine and could be spending alot more. There are some shat go for over $700 just for the car-- no engine, radio, tires, etc.
     

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