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Old May 12, 2005, 03:04 AM
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Do you drive your on-road car "off-road"?

I see a lot of cool looking on-road cars that I'd really like to buy, but they all seem to sit very low to th ground which doen't seem to be a good idea for off road or street use.

Anyone here drive their on-road car off-road or drive them on the streets? If so, tell me, what kind of problems do you encounter other than the obvious?
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Old May 12, 2005, 11:16 AM
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depends where you live, i live in a place where streets are extremely smooth, so on on road cars would do every well, no rocks either...
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 04:28 AM
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Ive got an on-road awd car. it doesnt do so well on my street cause it got nuts all over the ground but i go to the basket ball ourt an drive there. an its asphlt i think. and i sometimes go out on other streets an it goes fine.im going to get bigger wheels, probably 1/8 buggy wheels an see if i can drive in grass. if you toughin the susspension you can drive in dirt fine. hope that helps
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 08:27 PM
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I drive on a paved street with my TT-01 with a graphite chassis
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 11:02 PM
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TT-01 : Rally bashed it once... now its just a street drifter/racer...

Its fun watching it get airbourne when you hit debris on the street.
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Old Feb 19, 2016, 11:40 PM
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Did that once with my HSP Flying Fish by fitting it with rubber tyres.. it was fun seeing the dust flew while drifting on the dry gravel. But cleaning the kit afterward wasn't so fun. Plus the air compressor used to clean the kit was contaminated with condensed water thus damaged my esc.
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Old Feb 20, 2016, 03:27 AM
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Basher RZ4/RGT DT2 have higher ground clearance than racing touring car. These cars have almost same parts than racing touring car except longer damber and chassis plate without holes. I can easily use it it the street but i avoid gravel. RZ4 run well in very short grass also.


EDIT : I just see that this old thread has been wake up, it slept since 2008
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Old Feb 20, 2016, 06:55 AM
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i use duck tape on all my chassis underside. no matter if its onroad or off.

as far as roads .i have new cement parking lots less than 3 minutes away on weekends always deserted..i have modded a few on road with slightly larger offroad type tire Ebay is a great place to find these..

anyone that has a compressor without a airdryer on the line out well i wont go into detail how bad this is a ROOKIE mistake
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Old Feb 20, 2016, 09:01 AM
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My on road cars running on road..

Hobby King Basher RZ-4 1/10 Rally Car Test Run and Crash (1 min 0 sec)


Turnigy TD10 1/10 4WD On Road Car Test Run and Crash (1 min 54 sec)
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Old Feb 20, 2016, 09:06 AM
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Living so close to a Native Canadian reserve, has great benefits for on road cars. I have numerous Lacrosse boxes that rarely get used, and they're perfect for on road cars.
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Old Feb 20, 2016, 09:40 AM
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Your street is so flat Hangtheman, mine isn't so flat.
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Old Feb 20, 2016, 10:14 AM
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Cross the Mercier bridge into Kahnawake (spelling?) you may find some lacrosse boxes. I know Châteauguay had them when i was a kid.
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Mmmh ok, mines aren't so destroyed , i couldn't be able to run a RZ4 on this tarmac.
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Old Feb 20, 2016, 02:25 PM
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Cross the Mercier bridge into Kahnawake (spelling?) you may find some lacrosse boxes. I know Châteauguay had them when i was a kid.
I dont think I would attempt crossing that bridge. Lol
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