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would you buy this for racing?

Old 08-07-2018, 07:19 PM
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so i was browsing craigslist for a 4wd race buggy and i found this one
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/w...663086854.html
my question is would you buy this for club racing or would i waste my money putting a brushless system into it? ( i have a radio system for it)
Old 08-08-2018, 06:44 PM
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The bigger question is where will you get parts for it?

I would only stick with a car that you can get parts for... preferably something that is within 2 revisions old.

Check out RCTech for some good deals too, I found an ad here for a vintage ZX-5:
https://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-ite...ler-%2460.html

You can still get parts for them here:
https://www.amainhobbies.com/kyosho-...parts/c232?p=5
Old 08-09-2018, 05:10 AM
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I would, definitely.
Old 08-09-2018, 10:29 AM
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It's a good deal, I think it definitely can be competitive to this day, and parts are plentiful on ebay. The chameleon 2 was a spec class legend, this would have been tough to beat in the hands of a capable driver.
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xxxt no a xxt yes.. xxxt was a poor 4wd buggy to heavy .belts where bad. front pin lower block fragle.. i have a few but only setup to drag race...nice for that no table tops.. or sharp corners to traction roll on

PASS
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yes
Old 08-14-2018, 06:32 PM
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UPDATE:
well, i have thought about it and im sadly going to pass.
i just dont see me racing as are local track had closed recently. all other rc tracks near me are a 2 hour drive.
thanks for all your comments.

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