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Old 04-15-2017, 06:41 PM
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Any nitro rc car/buggy kits made in the US?
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Old 04-16-2017, 05:08 AM
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Any nitro rc car/buggy kits made in the US?

Nope. China and Taiwan can do it cheaper - Americans don't want to pay American labor to make stuff.
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Nope. China and Taiwan can do it cheaper - Americans don't want to pay American labor to make stuff.
Well from what I've heard Speedmerchant, CRC, BRP (this one you can confirm on their website), and Custom Works are all made in the US. I don't think any of them make nitro cars though but I could be wrong. While I prefer the car I drive to be electric, I prefer nitro in the RC world
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Proline still makes their tires and wheels in the USA and their kits are about 1/3 made in the USA.
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You may find specialiazed stuff made in the USA, but a whole car or truck, kitted, AND made in the USA? Not likely. Several hop-up companies like Pro Line and RPM make their stuff here, but the original post asked whether there are any car/buggy kits made in the USA. I doubt it highly however if there are any, it will not be many. For the same reason people flock to Chinese and Taiwanese powerplants. Its cheap!
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