Notices
RC Car General Discussions This forum is for all general discussions related to radio control cars. Check forums below for more specific categories if applicable.

what mt should i get

Old 12-30-2009, 11:44 PM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: new ox ford, PA
Posts: 3
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default what mt should i get

i am looking to get my first nitro mt. i have 250 dollar limit and i can buy used. i am looking at traxxas revo and t-maxx. hpi savage and a associated mgt 3.0 anyone have any other suggestions or the one theyrecommend. allreply swill beappreciated
Old 12-31-2009, 12:18 AM
  #2  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: , FL
Posts: 10
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: what mt should i get

why u post this type of things here. post about cars. my Favourite Ferrari.

dupontregistry


Old 12-31-2009, 12:28 AM
  #3  
 
Jeremy Z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Chicago area, IL
Posts: 1,527
Received 6 Likes on 6 Posts
Default RE: what mt should i get


ORIGINAL: Carnut1420

why u post this type of things here. post about cars. my Favourite Ferrari.

dupontregistry



Drunken post?

I'd go with Traxxas Revo if I were going to settle for nitro.
Old 12-31-2009, 01:45 AM
  #4  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: rural valley, PA
Posts: 1,160
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Default RE: what mt should i get

You can find some great deals on the associated 3.0 mgt, and I have heard its a good truck. I personally really like the Cen fun factor 3.0. It has a 2spd trans and has a 3.0 motor. I owned the older version with the .16 motor, and it held up great, I really enjoyed beating on this truck, and it held up terrifically. They have a more updated digital radio also. They are also quite fast. I do not like traxxas mainly because their motors are a pain to tune.
Old 12-31-2009, 08:58 AM
  #5  
 
SyCo_VeNoM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: North West Indiana
Posts: 12,800
Likes: 0
Received 3 Likes on 3 Posts
Default RE: what mt should i get

A used savage is going to cost around $180-220 and chances are your PROBABLY going to need an engine which at low ball figure is about $100. and around another $100 to get the supplies to run.

Don't expect engines that came with used vehicles to work always budget and pay around the fact you might have to replace it soon.

I've bought 2 used nitros with engines both of which were said to run fine.
One of the engines was completely worn out and would lose compression after it warmed up, it was my 1st hobby grade RC overpaid on it and learned the hardway about used nitros.

The other (came on my savage) and was completely shot. The engine had rust in it (guy shipped it with its last tank of fuel STILL IN IT) it was ran so lean it wasn't funny, piston top was black, the piston sides and sleeve was scored up, carb was screwed up guy over tightened the needles, and the starter plate was broke cause he over tightened the screws. Oddly though with all that wrong I did manage to start it to find out it had so many airleaks the slide on the carb actually did NOTHING to control the throttle. But I planned on a new engine and bid accordingly on the auction(mainly due to it sounding like the guy didn't even bother to break it in). On the other hand the savage had 3-5 ultra light scratches only on its front bumper and the top almost had a hole worn through it cause it spent so much time on its roof

BTW Savages kick ass and can take tons of abuse

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Manage Preferences Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.