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Nitro or Electric what u guys like the best

Old 11-21-2008, 02:28 PM
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Hey guys i am wonderin what guys you like the best and why because i own 2 electrci and i dont wanna go nitro
Old 11-21-2008, 02:41 PM
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Nitro is a great way to attract attention, and get people interested. After that, its a big headache. I'm steadily converting my 8th scale stuff to electric, but... I'm a racer. So I have to keep at least one nitro version of everything, in case I can't use my brushless stuff.
Old 11-21-2008, 02:56 PM
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considering this is part of the electric forum, i erm, like electric
Old 11-21-2008, 03:10 PM
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Having owned a few of each, I can easily say that electric is more fun in that I can know that my car is gonna run as long as I have a charged battery. Nitro is too much of a pain to keep tuned to varying conditions.
Old 11-21-2008, 03:14 PM
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To each their own. There are advantages and disadvantages to each. I personally run electric just due to the noise since I live in a city. If I was in a small town or had lots of land it might be different.
Old 11-21-2008, 03:19 PM
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Yeah i like electric the best as my car has a 17t motor and when it starts up its like a jet settin off its the fastest electric car i have had in a long time
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Any nitro should smoke a car with a 17T! I personally like both. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages. Why do we have another Nitro vs. Electric thread? One of these pops up every two weeks and it's ridiculous!! I'm out on these from now on.
Old 11-21-2008, 04:18 PM
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Any nitro should smoke a car with a 17T! I personally like both. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages. Why do we have another Nitro vs. Electric thread? One of these pops up every two weeks and it's ridiculous!! I'm out on these from now on.
Yeeeaaahhhh...I just smoked my neighbors tc4 with a 17t and lipo with my gt2 rtr stock in a drag race.
Old 11-21-2008, 05:54 PM
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Electric. Run anywhere anytime without annoying the neighbors / wife / parents etc. You can even run it around in your house. Try that with a nitro spitting oil and fuel out of the pipe and see how far you get. Plug and play. No messing around tuning evertime the weather changes. If you go brushless it's jsut plain faster period.
Old 11-21-2008, 05:56 PM
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my signature explains my thought, ive owned both, and strongly prefer electric
Old 11-21-2008, 07:53 PM
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I prefer gas powered to either of them.
Old 11-21-2008, 08:00 PM
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electric u have top speed in less than 100ft but withnitro it can be 350+
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I like electric better. I think my neighbors would get pretty POd if I went tearing down the street with a Nitro at 10:30 PM. But either way these things are money pits.
Old 11-21-2008, 08:37 PM
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I myself like electric.[sm=cool.gif] This is because of the extensive amount of maintenance on the nitro, and for the most part electric is cheaper than nitro.
Old 11-22-2008, 04:36 AM
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Yeah thats what the guy told me about the maintinece on the nitro can be harder than you think
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Electric all the way...

No additional running costs , Can run a fancy painted shell without the fear of the Nitro fumes burning it off..

Besides... Nitro's still need batteries... so why bother....
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Default RE: Nitro or Electric what u guys like the best

i had a nitro myself and i think i got it to run for all of 15mins i orignally got it cause i didnt want to have to wait for the batteries to recharge i thought it would be cool to race it around and if i wasnt sick of driving it yet that i could just add more gas and go, well little did i know how wrong i was, i got in way over my head with the nitro cause i am not good with fixing or tuning things so i sold it off for an electric and i'm still out to lunch if i really want to keep doing this or not, i might just get a freaking go kart lol.
Old 11-22-2008, 05:32 AM
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Default RE: Nitro or Electric what u guys like the best

Hey, you should turn this into a poll!!!
I like electric the most, ive never had a nitro car so i cant really say anything, lol

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