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Old 11-05-2007, 09:07 AM
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I'm looking at the Xray T2R and the Cyclone S. Which would be a better choice? Which one has more upgrade possibility, better performance? etc...
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I'm looking at the Xray T2R and the Cyclone S. Which would be a better choice? Which one has more upgrade possibility, better performance? etc...

no question, the T2R is the best bang for the buck.... has tons of upgrades, alot of alloy multi diff upgradable, you can even use the the T2007 CF stuff, the sky is the limit with upgrades, but its awsom the way it is, i have one. and performance the T2R is better than the cyclone S and matches the performsnce of the CF cyclone.
Old 11-05-2007, 04:45 PM
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Where did you guy yours from?
Old 11-05-2007, 04:48 PM
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Where did you guy yours from?

i bought mine privatly a few months ago, not at any shop or website. there really hard to come by, i think xray said they will be available years end or beginning of new year. just do a search you might get lucky.
Old 11-05-2007, 05:34 PM
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Did you have any trouble finding parts for it?
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Did you have any trouble finding parts for it?

not at all, there many many places and hobby shops that have xray T2R parts, its identical to the T2 except the different chassis material and diffs. some online strores are, speedtech, a main hobbies, nexas racing, rc mushroom, stormer hobbies. you can find parts for it easily.
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I've seen two pictures for it, one where the battery pack goes side to side, and one where it goes front to back. Which is which? And which car would be close to, the same as, or better, in performance if I cant find the T2R? Thanks for all the help by the way sorry I've got so many ?'s.
Old 11-05-2007, 06:06 PM
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you would want to use side by side packs with the T2R. as far as performance similar to the T2R in the T2R price range none... you will indeed spend more money for a kit similar to the performance. cyclone is similar the TC5 is similar. but they are all in the 300+ price range. the closest rc to the T2R price range and is also a a good racer would be the tamiya ta-05R
Old 11-05-2007, 06:40 PM
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Default RE: Best bang for the buck?

the cyclones were available for like $130 ish from an online so cal hobby shop (I don't remember which one, but I bought one)

so it does have a price advantage, even if it's not as good
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Well what I ment by position of battery packs is side to side of the chassis and front to back of the chassis

side to side of the chassis: https://securesite01.appliedi.net/as...xra300101a.jpg


front to back of the chassis: http://www.modelsport.co.uk/_images/...d/xr300101.jpg


What about the Schumacher Mi2EC Pro or Mi3?
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the MI3 is like saying the xray t2 007 or 008 both really good RC and very high quality and high price, only thing is with the xray it has better parts support. as far the batteries, the first picture is called saddle bag batteries, the second picture is i guess what you call front to back. and side to side packs are best for those ,, like these....

[link]http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXRSH3&P=ML[/link]
Old 11-05-2007, 08:15 PM
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Yeah I've got a side to side...alright I think im going to go with an Xray now its just a decision about which one. Thanks for the help
Old 11-05-2007, 08:20 PM
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the saddle pack one, is the T1R, the older model, the second link is the one you want, the T2R
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hpi pro 4
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pass, thats like saying Tc4, its a good car but not the best bang for the buck.
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Any idea of how much better the T2'008 is from the T2'007?

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Now I think its going to be between the T2 007 or 008 and the Schumacher Mi2 or Mi3...any suggestions? And whats the difference with the Mi2EC?
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Any idea of how much better the T2'008 is from the T2'007?

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Now I think its going to be between the T2 007 or 008 and the Schumacher Mi2 or Mi3...any suggestions? And whats the difference with the Mi2EC?

the t2 008 is more refined than the 007, the outdrives were made lighter but stronger to take advantage of brushless, the top deck is lower, just a few things here and there, truthfully either is a great car, i personally would choose the 007 cuz prices will come down on them and its just as good as the 008. the shumacher the mi3 is again more refined compared to the other but the mi3 is a better racer compared to the other. now choosing between xray and shumacher, my choice is simple Xray for one it wiining races like crazy and 2 better parts support compared to the shumacher.
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You can add the parts from the 008 to the 007 right?
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You can add the parts from the 008 to the 007 right?
I know you can with some parts, but it will be nothing like the T2 exchanging parts with the T2 007. 008 just came out, you have to do a search on that sorry.
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top racing scythe top of the range on-road car and only £199.99
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top racing scythe top of the range on-road car and only £199.99

thats united kingdom money,, which equates to over 400 or to be excact 417.92 american dollars.. not the best bang for the buck.. the skythe could be up there with xray and shumacher with the right drivers. but who is taking all the wins... stick to the company that makes quality if not the best quality and who is winning, and thats Xray.
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Yeah in the review I found of the scythe the guy said that the parts were made lightweight but not really with strength. I'd rather have a car with light weight and strong parts right out of the box.
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Got a link?

[link]http://www.rc411.com/pages/reviews.php?review=50[/link]

got to admit it looks good but so do the other CF high luxury touring brands. but again, best is Xray hands down, the wins proove it. and out of all high end luxury touring Rc it has the best parts support out side of the cyclone and the TC5.
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Who Is a US online dealer for the t2 008?

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