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Old 10-08-2012, 03:31 PM
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Well, ive had a Redcat Caldera for a few months, and I already want another one! I would like to get an on-road touring car, electric, and would just be bashing on a road behind my house. Would be willing to pay around 300$ for it. Any suggestions?
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:08 PM
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HPI Sprint 2 Sport or Flux, anything Tamiya... are you looking to drift? Any particular type of on-road car? Kit or RTR?

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Old 10-08-2012, 04:19 PM
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Chek out the Ofna GTP2e or Late model dirt oval and one of the Hobbywing ezrun systems. You might have to stretch your budget a little but you can put one together for under $400. Well worth it! 1/8 scale car make much better parking lot bashers than 1/10
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I've looked at the GTP2e, and i like what I see. I'm not too sure what size ESC/Motor combo I should get, and would i have to spend the money to get a 2S/3S Lipo, when i already have a decent Ni-Mh charger, and I could just buy an 8.4v 5000mah Nimh, or do I have to go Lipo?
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I've looked at the GTP2e, and i like what I see. I'm not too sure what size ESC/Motor combo I should get, and would i have to spend the money to get a 2S/3S Lipo, when i already have a decent Ni-Mh charger, and I could just buy an 8.4v 5000mah Nimh, or do I have to go Lipo?
You don't HAVE go LIPO... but you SHOULD go lipo! You will need at least 4s and up to 6s. check out the hobbywing/EZrun 120-150 amp ESCs and 40mm-44mm motors in the 1800kv-2400kv range
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Ok, so I did a little googling, and found these: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=17827
In total, Including the roller for 185$, total would only be about 320$. 
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that would all work pretty well accept for the batteries. your going to want somewhere closer to 5000Mah and 30C is on the low end but will work. I would go for atleast 40C 5000mah bateries. everything else looks pretty good. Just don't over gear it and you should be good!
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