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Aug 22, 2012, 06:10 PM
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Good on-road/drifter?


I will have about 350 bucks and I'm thinking of getting a on road car that I could change into a drifter. I heard the hpi sprint 2 is good but I need more opinions.

Thanks in advance!
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Aug 22, 2012, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by resonatortune
I will have about 350 bucks and I'm thinking of getting a on road car that I could change into a drifter. I heard the hpi sprint 2 is good but I need more opinions.

Thanks in advance!
HPI Sprint 2 Flux
Tamiya TT-01D
HB Cyclone
Aug 23, 2012, 12:41 PM
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You should check out this guys car its pretty sick!
http://rccrack.com/showthread.php?tid=77&pid=185#pid185
Aug 23, 2012, 01:47 PM
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You should check out this guys car its pretty sick!
http://rccrack.com/showthread.php?tid=77&pid=185#pid185
Also quite more than the OP was looking to spend.
Aug 26, 2012, 10:29 PM
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What scale are you looking for? If you want a bigger car, this one looks good for the money:

Exceed RC 1/8th Super Mad Drift brushless RTR reviewed (8 min 54 sec)
Aug 26, 2012, 11:28 PM
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Exceed rc? I'll pass.. I'm looking for a 1/10
Aug 27, 2012, 07:14 AM
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Here's what a bone stock TT-01 ED drives like:

Tamiya TT-01ED - BMW M3 (2 min 36 sec)


The only thing not stock about it is the optional light control module and more lights. Running stock camber settings all around, and too much grease in the rear diff to make it more like a locked diff.
Aug 27, 2012, 02:33 PM
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Could you drift like that on normal cement?
Aug 27, 2012, 03:40 PM
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It's actually easier to drift on normal asphalt. The polished concrete has more grip for some reason. It'll slide easily on any surface with the hard drift tires though, just don't expect it to do anything but slide.

If you want to rip around faster, all you need is another set of wheels/tires with non-drift tires and you're set though.
Aug 27, 2012, 03:43 PM
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Alright thanks!
Sep 04, 2012, 12:06 PM
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i got a HPI e-10 for $160 at formula drift on sale at their tent. and its great starter drift car rite out of the box in my opinion. for the price you cant beat it on tower its $210. but like said above...dont expect it to do anything but slide lol
Sep 11, 2012, 01:51 AM
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I bought my brother this http://www.nitrorcx.com/51c806-carbonyellow-24ghz.html but i replaced its electronics with brushless motor a 3s lipo and 80amp esc and put rubber tires and its stupid fast!

I know its exceed rc and the true RC car guys dont like them but if you want something just to have fun playing around i recomend this car (upgrade it, it sucks stock).
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Sep 11, 2012, 01:07 PM
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Heres a good site i found http://www.advantagehobby.com/?cat=243 its free shipping in the states and they have every thing!

If i was to do it all over again i would buy from them and just got a rolling chassie and used my own electronics
Sep 11, 2012, 07:37 PM
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I just got the Tamiya TT01D Nismo Skyline,, havent finished building it yet but close, heres a pic of it,,,Got it new from my LHS for $202.00, it has everything but the receiver, controller and car battery, and comes with led lights, hope this helps.
Sep 12, 2012, 03:18 PM
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Same chassis I have in my M3 drifter. Do yourself a favour and get the aluminum center driveshaft, the plastic one will whip and make a lot of noise before failing.


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