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Old 11-18-2002, 02:05 PM
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Are the Zip-Zaps any good? What is a good micro car that will zoom around pretty quickly on carpet and have a good battery duration for under $80? Any advice? Thanks.
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Old 11-19-2002, 01:41 AM
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Default Zip Zap Micro RC Cars

Well, zipzaps are fun but they don't work on carpet. If you have a good kitchen or table top they can be very fun. For the price of 20 bucks you can't beat them either. I don't think any of the other micro cars can give you that much bang for the buck.

I would love it if I could get a micro truck though. Something with bigger tires and a more all terrain look.
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Old 11-19-2002, 02:12 AM
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get a micro sizer or a bit char-g these are the best micro sized cars and are faster and more upgradable than the zip zap plus i got mine in NYC and only paid 12 dollars for it
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Old 11-23-2002, 08:09 AM
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Default Zip Zap Micro RC Cars

I tend to think they are both made in the same chinese factory along with a couple other companies, I have some on the way and the remote is exactly the same as the Radio shack cars but have a different companystamped on it, Even the motor looks just like the micro sizer. Bet it would fit right in.

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Old 12-01-2002, 07:27 PM
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If you're still looking for a micro rc, I have clones available see my post with picture at under $30 post
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Old 09-13-2006, 10:39 PM
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I have two Kyosho Mini-Z's and they're good on low pile carpet. Pricey, but good quality...
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Old 09-14-2006, 01:00 AM
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I have zipzaps monster trucks.They're really great! I can run of carpet no problem what so ever. They have a climbing angle of 35 degrees. Make sure you get a upgrade motors. They're really slow stock but excellent climbers.
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Yeah those zipzap monster trucks are pretty cool. I have little jumps and obstacles that my kids have races on the living room floor with, and of course i take on the winner. They were about 13 bucks when i bought them.
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Old 04-14-2007, 06:23 PM
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Zip Zaps are pretty cool. IF any one knows how much a seperate performance motor costs, please tell me.
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Old 04-14-2007, 06:27 PM
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I've replaced my zipzaps with a losi micro-t!
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Old 04-14-2007, 07:53 PM
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Dont get the zipzaps SE, I have 2 and they both broke from over usage. I think the non SE versions are more durable and longer lasting. I have the monster trucks and they are fantastic. Highly recommened. And they're pretty fast with the upgrade. I suggest micro sizers or something of the like if you want a car. ZZ monster trucks if u wanna run on carpet.
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Get a Losi Micro-T for $100. It will last much longer than Zip Zaps.
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Old 08-01-2007, 11:40 AM
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how do you turn on a zip zap???
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Old 08-01-2007, 02:44 PM
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how do you turn on a zip zap???
Turn the wheels with the transmitter.
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less than 10 bucks
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Old 09-09-2007, 05:06 PM
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im definte gettinng a micro t for my collection,they are bad ass.alot more fun on the upgrade part, not saying that bit chargs and zip zaps aren't bad ass, but this new and hot.
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Old 09-09-2007, 05:11 PM
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Most hobby shops are selling the Micro T for $80, that's what I'd get. I believe my local hobby shop even sells foam tires for it!
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Old 09-09-2007, 05:24 PM
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My Micro-Baja is the greatest toy ever!!! I absolutely love it. It works great indoors and wheelies like crazy
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Old 09-09-2007, 08:40 PM
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I personally love those little things, mind you I did use a knock off from the Sharper Image, they were fun, until the cap inside died[]
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where can you purchase motors and gears. i checked ebay already and there was nothing. thanks
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Old 06-28-2010, 12:37 AM
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Has anyone got the Q-steer from TOMY? Or is it the same product with a different name?
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Default RE: Zip Zap Micro RC Cars

HOLY MOLY, way to resurrect an old thread. This thread's so old, I thought you'd need an old IBM PS2 computer and Prodigy to see it. I want a Kyosho Dnano, super expensive for how small they are, but packed with technology and beautiful Diecast model type of detail in the bodies.
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ya really thanks for bringing this up. now i want a micro! i just need... another rc, really!
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