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Old 03-03-2006, 12:08 AM
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OK HERE IS THE TRUE SPEED! in the claim it says: With a powerful .18 Nitro Engine & 2 speed transmission the power is unstoppable and able to reach speeds in excess of 60 MPH+. that means THE ENGINE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO DO THAT, ITS A TRICK SENTENCE, READ IT AGIAN>> THE ENGINE IS ABLE to. MODED alittle the car can go 60+ like say..hmm... add a high performance air filter and 25% nitro....... STOCK it goes 55mph.. MINE with ground and time measurements and my mods like a hp air filter, 30%, and more goes 65 mph. there you go.. also check the specs on the redcat tornado xp at the very bottem it says: Top Speed 90km/h (that = 55mph) good luck guys

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LIGHTNING 50 mph
TORNADO XL 50 mph
TORNADO XP 55 mph
VOLCANO 55 mph
HURICANE XL 60 mph
HURICANE XP 65 mph
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Old 03-03-2006, 02:31 AM
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LMAO!!...Dude...no offense but I don't think ANYONE can make claims like that until we have actual verified proof....ie: clocked by certified police radar.
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Old 03-03-2006, 02:05 PM
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yeah, i know what you mean... himoto was in a rc site last year and they said these speeds were "tested"... so who knows...?? USING 100 FEET MARKS AND A STOP WATCH MINE DID CLOCK IN AT APROX. 60 - 65 MPH (thats with 30% nitro, high performance air filter, no body, and warmed up.) i dont think anyone not even redcat knows exactly but i just gave the speeds himoto gives and they sound pretty reasonable....
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Old 03-23-2006, 03:21 PM
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platinumchopper

wat one do u have and is it durible and easy to work on.
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no way was it doing 65.
i did the 100 foot thing with mine and came in around 30-35mph. and that was the truck. maybe mine is just slow.
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no way bro, 65mph. Sorry not many nitro's can reach that speed. 35-40mph but definately not 65.[:'(]
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actually going to go to radio shack now and see if they have the radar gun, will post when i get back, we need to settle this once and for all.
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LMAO! i want pics or shens.

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shows a radar gun on radioshacks site, store said it was discontinued. bushnell makes it. gonna check ebay
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My Volcano most of the time goes from zero to broke,lol.
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in 2.4 seconds?
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lets not get that started again![sm=spinnyeyes.gif]
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Well, look at it this way, if the car can reach 60 like they claim, that's great but ... I don't want to hit a jump at even 50mph. I am very happy with the speed of mine. WAY faster than any 1/10 scale ESC car.
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i live in the country and there is about a 3mile road thats " NEVER " busy and a local cop i no used his radar gun and i was doing 60mph and then screwed up and smashed full force into a telephone poll...
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