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Old 01-28-2004, 01:10 PM
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Hi I like the MT's but I'm also new to them. Can you guys tell me what a good beginner MT is for me? Thanks.
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Old 01-28-2004, 02:19 PM
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Take a look at the Cen Fun Factor MT2. Its inexpensive, durable, and Cen has great customer service and support. The MT2 has a .16 CI engine that crankes out 1.2 HP. Its four wheel drive and has a two speed tranny. Its only problem is the transmitter. You will need to get a failsafe, which is a good idea with any RC or replace the transmitter with another aftermarket system. You can use the stock transmitter, but you may experience a high speed run away. If you have any questions about the Cen MT2 go to www.cenracing.com or let me know.
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Old 01-28-2004, 06:17 PM
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i agree exept with the radio my stock radio still worx transmitter and all but the antenna lost half its length i replaced the lost length with an antenna from a 1/64 rc at walmart and electrical tape duct tape would be better i use a losi transmitter because it fits my hand better

the engine is reliable and tuff mine has sucked in enuff dirt to kill a trx 2.5 one overheat/runaway and 2 gallons and i still have enuff compression on that piston/sleeve to pick the 7.1lb truck up by its pullstarter no breakage and lots o crashability(the damn thing wont break if its not doin over 20mph unless it lands on its shock towers but they can be rebent and saved)
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Old 01-29-2004, 08:43 PM
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So do you think that $280 is the lowest you can get for it?
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i would get a savage. they are great and easy trucks.
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or t-maxx there good trucks if you know how to drive lol
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You may be able to find one on ebay cheaper than that. But, I would stay away from used unless you absolutely can not afford anything else. I am still working out problems on the used truck that I bought.
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i got mine on ebay from toyhaus for 300 free shipwoulda got a savage but only had 300 bux
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savage.
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you should look at the mamoth
lota power and looks durable
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i would go with a savage 25. Lots of power easy to tune and it's very durable.
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I also bought my MT2 from ToyHaus.com for $300 including a nitro starter pack and a venom failsafe (which i fell is a must if your going to use the stock radio).
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i havent had one runaway i didnt cause myself(no radio will work if its off) and i used the stock tx till i got my mini-t and have used it since because it fits me hand better and happened to have the same frequency
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and mine came with free ship not hte failsafe and startpack
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