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Old 04-17-2003, 02:25 PM
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As we all know there are dozens of Nitro Monster Trucks out on the market right now. Some have better features than the other. What does everyone think would make the perfect monster truck, Features, Engine, Transmission, etc.....

What is not necesary in a truck and what is a must?
Maybe if we get enough of a response someone will actually build a perfect machine
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Old 04-17-2003, 02:38 PM
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I think it would be tough to make the "perfect" machine. There are so many different scenarios out there that people want. Some want aluminum, some want plastic, some want both. Some are racers, some basher, some both. I think it would be really really tough to make an all purpose truck that everyone will love. It seems no matter how perfects one person might think something is, another will think it's garbage.

I would post what I think would be perfect, but I am still in the process of figuring that out for myself. I have a 2.5 T Maxx, and am still in the process of upgrading all the things I want. Maybe when I get done it will be to my satisfaction, but I doubt it hehe .....
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The perfect monster truck for me has these features

1. 4 wheel drive
2. big tires
3. electric start
4. reverse
5. big engine
6. 3 speed trans
7. big fuel tank
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also, well balanced. you want a "jump" MT, not a truck that

is only good at running at parking lot.
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Build a hybrid.
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I'm thinking there really isn't a perfect monster truck. Everyone want's their truck to do something different, I like hill climbing and serious off road. My truck is a basher with upgrades that are functional not for show. I guess the truck that would be perfect is one that you can adapt to make do what you want to do with the thing. (why RC aftermarket is so popular) If you build a .21 people are going to upgrade that as well for more power. It's a never ending thing.
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speed of a t-maxx,
the suspension of a savage,
the cost of a magic wheel,
and bulletproof. I dont want anything to break.... at all....
no wait scratch that... half the fun is in upgrading and such... make it break... but only when i want it too
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yeah they are only allowed to break right as the last tank of the day is empty....
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you want a bad @$$??????? get a xtm x-factor. the speed or a traxxas t-maxx 2.5 the torque of a tamiya clodbuster and suspention that will wast a hpi savage .21. the truck is totaly bad and nitro! have fun
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Originally posted by Unstable
speed of a t-maxx,
the suspension of a savage,
the cost of a magic wheel,
and bulletproof. I dont want anything to break.... at all....
no wait scratch that... half the fun is in upgrading and such... make it break... but only when i want it too

You just described the Kyosho Mad Force. I dont own one but hope too soon!
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getting the suspenion better than the savage's on a tmaxx isnt a major project. but i get your point.
somethign that has all the major qualities in onepackage.

i think since monster trucks are usually for bashing/jumping the major issue is the suspension and how well it holds up to abuse.

id like to see a blingmaxx
instead of all aluminum how about all titanium.
bilng bling
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Ehem!!Cough,cough.
Hybrid
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um i would say the best STOCK hybrid would be a savage/tmaxx

who wouldnt want a savage that can go over 40 mph out the box(or at least i think thats the max speed of the new tmaxx)
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Originally posted by Dlock
Maybe when I get done it will be to my satisfaction, but I doubt it hehe .....
Done??? I don't think I'll ever be done upgrading my T-Maxx
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