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RS4 99.9% Anodized Aluminum Car

Old 01-02-2007, 04:18 PM
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Default RS4 99.9% Anodized Aluminum Car

Okay so I just bought this car for around a hundred bucks. Its a project car that is 99.9% aluminum. It is not done and i'd like to complete it (and maybe resell).

Where can I buy parts for this car (aluminum) online? It is a first-gen RS4

Old 01-02-2007, 05:06 PM
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Default RE: RS4 99.9% Anodized Aluminum Car

all aluminum is bad because its heavy and aluminum just bends in a crash, ebay is the best place to get aluminum stuff for teh rs4 but i would convert everything back to plastic
Old 01-02-2007, 05:17 PM
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that thing is awesome, how muh are you gonna sell it for?
thats a good deal 100 bux, where is it that everyone seems to be getting these awesome deals
Old 01-02-2007, 07:36 PM
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I know ebay is great for aluminum parts but this car is almost complete. Needs about 3 parts to be RTR.
However the parts I'm looking for would be hard to find on ebay. Theres tons of sites for rs4 rtr 3 hop ups but im looking for just the nitro rs4 parts


I'm sure SOMEONE out there knows of a site....anybody?


As to where I got it...ebay. Found a guy that was working on it but never finished. It's close to complete and includes a lot more than that picture shows. How much I will sell it for? Not sure. Aluminum parts are expensive ($20-40 each piece). This car was a good deal because it easily has $300+ in parts already. I'm thinking about making it a full RTR kit and put it back on ebay with a body included and radio. It'll be sweet.
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what parts are you looking for?
Old 01-02-2007, 07:41 PM
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I need a 2-speed spur gear, throttle/brake linkage and the manifold for the exhaust.
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Default RE: RS4 99.9% Anodized Aluminum Car

www.towerhobbies.com for th ose random parts, ebay for the aluminum parts, and plastic is only a fraction of the the price of aluminum so if you plan on keeping it i would just convert it back, also, the resale on RC's isnt much, you will be lucky to get a $50 profit
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you would be surprised ive seen people making way too much money off newbies
rs4 2s i have seen go for almost 350 sometimes
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Default RE: RS4 99.9% Anodized Aluminum Car

Yea for a full kit that has everthing new and unused (including engine) I know will sell for more than a $50 profit (considering I got it around a hundred bucks.

It was just a few days ago I saw an rs4 nitro (1s gen) sell (reallllly dirty car, used alot) for $300 on ebay.

People tend to pay more for all aluminum cars . They look a lot better. I didn't buy it for the money, i bought it because it just simply looks awesome!
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if i were you i would keep that and put it on a shelf somewere
that model rs4 is getting really rare

i wouldnt mind givin you 150 for that lol
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Default RE: RS4 99.9% Anodized Aluminum Car

it's nice looking and all, but after a few tanks it's going to sound like a piggybank going down the road at 50mph
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To my surprise its actually REALLy LIGHT. This must be aircraft grade aluminum or something because it is amazingly light. Honestly if you pick up a plastic piece and one the aluminum pieces on this car, without looking you wouldnt think one of them is metal.
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never said it was heavy, but because it's ALL metal after a while it'd start to rattle like a pocket full of change (metal-on-metal noise).
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HAHAHAHAHAHA It will rattle like to old guys fighting!!
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that is nice mannnnnnn

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