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Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

Old 09-25-2011, 03:16 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

Doesn't need to be realistic speed wise. It irl handles jumps etc quite well. (Somehow)
Old 09-25-2011, 03:24 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

Yes, it handles and jumps well...

compared to 1:1 vehicles of similar size and purpose.

It does not, however, handle or jump well compared to a desert truck, or a Dakar car, or an RC car. A silver can and a CC-01 chassis is probably going to be the most scale car.

Alternatively, just get a Tamiya DF03RA chassis and plop that body on there if you want something that performs well.

Put an SCX10 kit under it with a geared up 55t on 3S if you really want scale.

If you want something that performs WELL off road, get a 4wd buggy and ignore scale.
Old 09-25-2011, 03:31 PM
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Is there any way I can maybe make the DF03 a bit better of a scaler? Closer to the DF01?
Old 09-25-2011, 03:34 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

Dunno...why don't you just get a Losi XXX-4 or a B44.1 or a Durango DEX410 if you want something fast at the track, and something fun to bash?
Old 09-25-2011, 03:41 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

as for the beach buy one of these http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXBNKT&P=ML
slap a XL2.5 in it with a water proof box off a traxxas RC for the electronics drive it till it rusts throw it out buy another
sell off the new radio to fund the replacement and use the 1st radio
save the plastic parts off #1 in case something breaks on #2 and keep repeating
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

The CC-01 is actually pretty nimble, but upgrading the rear suspension with an aluminum 4-link kit is a must. I have the Wrangler, and it did alright against a few 2wd buggies... but the PVC body is super heavy, and the center of gravity makes it roll easy, maybe it would do good with a lexan body? It's not geared like a crawler, and is pretty damn quick with the stock motor.
Old 09-25-2011, 04:17 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body


ORIGINAL: proanti1

The CC-01 is actually pretty nimble, but upgrading the rear suspension with an aluminum 4-link kit is a must. I have the Wrangler, and it did alright against a few 2wd buggies... but the PVC body is super heavy, and the center of gravity makes it roll easy, maybe it would do good with a lexan body? It's not geared like a crawler, and is pretty damn quick with the stock motor.
I think I'll probable go with the CC01, SCX10, OR DF03RA. Is there any way I can make the DF03 more like the DF01?

As to those buggys and monster trucks? I kind of want to have a scale-ish rally raid car.

Old 09-26-2011, 03:56 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

Actually, I think I'll sell my TT01, buy a DF03 and an SCX10 8D

Thoughts?

Old 09-26-2011, 06:41 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

the tt01 wont get you much more than $70 if your lucky. the df03 will do ok on the track but it has its quarks, just something to keep in mind.
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

I still like the overall layout of the TA02 though. How does it compare? (In contrast to the DF03RA)
Old 09-26-2011, 08:26 PM
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

i dont know, i dont own either. my best educated guess i that the df03ra will handle better but the ta02 will be more capable when things get rough. the df03 has more hop ups than the ta02 and i dont know if the ta02 has a slipper clutch but the df03 has one as an optional part.
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Default RE: Rally/Scaler for Bowler Wildcat Body

I like the TA02's crawler abilities. I like the DF01 as well, but size issues.

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