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Old 04-25-2004, 01:56 PM
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hi, i am jeremy i am 15 years old and i jus purchased a RC "monster truck" (i think its a monster truck) i dont know what kind it is all i know is that i has a torq 3.5 motor i think its gas/nitro can some 1 tell me n e thing about the motor? or n e thing about the truck..? thanks

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Old 04-25-2004, 02:15 PM
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Torq means its from Duratrax. Its probably the Nitro Quake 1/8 scale MT
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how fast or what can this thing do? (once i get it running)

thank you very much for your info
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it can go about 35 mph to 40 mph
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About 30mph depending on which one it is. Duratrax made a few MT's and other trucks with the Torq .21 (Nitro Demon, Thunder Quake, Nitro Quake). The engine is a good starter engine which I mean is easy to tune and run. If you have any pictures you can post I could tell you for sure which one it is?
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its the thunder quake and if i find my digi cam iwill post some pics :-)

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Old 04-25-2004, 02:59 PM
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i found my cam and took some pics... dont mind the caked on mud i baught it used that way :-/


hope ya liked it

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i call that a thunder quake. by taking a look at the body where it says "Thunder Quake" i would say its one. lol. and my friend on here has one. its "sn0wrider" who has one. he just got his.

is the car used? do you know how many tanks of gas are in it so far? is it brand new?
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ummm i baught it from some guy in florida and i guess the guy jus baught it not too long ago.... theres no wear and tear and i jus emptied the gas tank cuz it had old gas in it and i wouldn't start so i needa buy new gas for it....but besides that i dont know much about it...
it has forward/reverse i think its all stock i believe i kno its 4 wheel drive....

i got a stupid quest (yall with think its stupid atleast) is there a car modification kit i could buy for that?? like lower stiffer shocks smaller street tires ect ect?

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i dont think you can get smaller tires but you can get street tire for those it. and for lower shocks, buy some shorter springs. that would lower the car. but a monster truck is never gonna handle like a onroad. i am 15 btw also and i have a monster truck and a onroad. the monster truck can go over anything and is alot of fun to play with. when you lower the truck, your limiting what it can go over.
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Old 04-25-2004, 03:44 PM
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dam i wanted to crazy lower it and get a car body, smaller tires, like liteeeraly turn it into a car with 4wd and the poer to do anything it wants.....jus not the ability [sm=bananahead.gif]
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you can get a car like that. they make 4wd cars, i have one. and you can get a engine as big as a .18 for a little 4 pound car. monster trucks are alot of fun and you wil have fun with it i bet. monster trucks have the power to do pretty much anthing it wants also.
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yeah but i am broke as of now $350 (US dollars) for the truck kinda dented my pocket some so i might buy the subaru wrx kit thing...it looks interesting to say the least....

do u know where i could find those spinners for the TQ?? i think they look hot..

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i am not sure if they make spinners for the TQ, but they do make them for the proline 40 series which are different and can be made to fit your truck.
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whats he best place to buy parts for the TQ??

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www.towerhobbies.com
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aswem man thanks alot

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yo at RCX, they just introduced new bodies and stuff to make your truck look like a street ride, check these out on this page.
[link=http://www.wildhobbies.com/news/default.asp?cmd=view&articleid=1208]http://www.wildhobbies.com/news/default.asp?cmd=view&articleid=1208[/link]. I have touring cars and all, but i think these trucks look hotter.
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What a way to ruin a perfectly good monster truck...
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you think so?? i wouldnt do it to mine but it would look good as far as street trucks go.
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those cant be monster trucks. first off, look at the size of the wheels, they wont fit on a mt. and the cars are not wide at all like a mt.
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theyd ave to be totaly different a-arms and wheel hex's and stuff
but it'd work if you had the time to waste
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dude i think that truck looks crazt sick! i like what u did to it! and ty all for the information

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