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Old 08-11-2007, 03:08 PM
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Default avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

i have a volcano sv and love the thing to death it was a great choice for a starter truck.. i want to get into a 1/8 size vehicle and want a little advice.. i like redcats avalanche xp.. it looks awesome and i hear people sayen the monsoon is good.. should i spend the 300 bucks on either one of those redcats or should i get somethen with a brand name like a tmaxx , a savage or maybe a jato witch ive always thought was kool... basically i want somethen big and bad thats durable.. ihave an fm futaba radio already so the radio quality doesnt bother me cuz i have one im gonna use 4 it THANKS FOR THE HELP!!
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Old 08-11-2007, 03:13 PM
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Default RE: avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

well one is a truggy, the other is a monster truck. What fits your preference... is best for you.

If you like bangin around in the yard, get the avalanche.
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Old 08-11-2007, 06:43 PM
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Default RE: avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

Those 2 will eventually pan out to be good trucks I think judging from the past record of the imports from Redcat but if you want to step up get a Savage X SS kit and put it together with your radio and you won't be sorry. Everyone I know was extremely happy.[:-]
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Old 08-11-2007, 07:16 PM
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Default RE: avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

if they are anything like the hurricane, i would suggest getting them. I am thinking of gettting the avalanche or monsoon, Clermont is getting a few monsoon's in and he is taking one out for a test drive, i am sure he will post his findings here.
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I'd go with the monsoon. Its just a sweet car!
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Old 08-11-2007, 07:48 PM
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Default RE: avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

id go the Monsoon, Im going to be getting that soon
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Old 08-11-2007, 07:54 PM
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Default RE: avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

truggys are really good, you get the best of both worlds, truck and buggy, they handle great, jump great and fast and stable. i have the ofna mutilator and love it, i would like to try the monsoon out though. they just need to get rid of that yellow/green wing and make it white.
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Default RE: avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

I will be replacing that shortly lol.... I get them on Monday and will change out the diff fluids, shock oils, shock location, servo's, receiver and possibly the motor. (guess there isn't that much left lol). Then next sunday it will be ran out my track and see how it holds up. I will run it during the week and do the break in. THen I will post some vid of it on the track.
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why not try it stock out of the box and lets see how it does before you make it a monster.
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Old 08-11-2007, 08:34 PM
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Default RE: avalanche xp or monsoon- WHATCHA THINK?

oh I will. I didn't explain. sorry but they are the things I will have to do to make it compete. The servo might make a few laps lol.. just kidding. I will run it stock with stock radio first. Then do the mods. I am going to then work it up and go out to AZ and challenge Nick
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LOL, we would need a video of that!!!!!!!!
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id go the Monsoon, Im going to be getting that soon

Take advantage of aftermarket wheels. If you can get offset wheels for it, by all means DO IT. If you plan to race, wider is definitely better. Pick up a set of MTR tires too, bowties are a very common selection.
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