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Old 11-29-2003, 09:21 AM
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hi ppl, im looking at buying my first nitro car, and hopefully budget under $1000(aus) i saw this on ebay...
.**BRAND NEW BENZ-Style ** 1/10 NITRO Gas-Powered Car by Smartech Competition Racing Remote Control Car, Complete Kit with Body & Engine along with an 2-Channel Pistol Wheel Remote Control w/ 2 SERVOS !!! READY-TO-RACE OUT OF THE BOX !!! * NEW IN A BOX * GREAT CHRISTMAS AND BIRTHDAY GIFT !!! Nitro Gas Car! This is an FULLY assembled kit complete w/ radio for racers who like to race and burn out of the box. The brand new kit comes with an kickass engine which has a built-in high flow header pipe for incredible power. Contains all available hop-up parts; body or engine included!!!Designed to compete in national and local competitions, manufactured at a super-modern facility, Smartech's nitro r/c gas cars are created with a mind for high performance racing. This 4-Wheel-Driven BENZ-Style Gas Powered Car is a 1/10th scale that combines many sophisticated performance-enhancing features that represent a culmination of the long years of Smartech's design experience.($400 aus)
OR
PureTen GP FW-05S
Motul Pit Work GT-R for $460 just needs radio gear.

any good?? feedback would be great from anyone who knows if these are fast?reliable, can compete? etc. thanks heaps...
can anyone recommend a brand etc?
Old 11-29-2003, 09:52 AM
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Yeah, for a first car go to ebay, Thats where I just got mine, I got a Nitro RS4.. Paid 150 bucks for everything, car, body, controller and everything... It doesnt go but like 35? 40 mph? but that's fine because I know im going to smash it driving it :P
Old 11-29-2003, 09:56 AM
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Accually, Im not coming from a professional basis, Im just new too and letting you know what I did...
This is what I got : http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...ory=44015&rd=1
I also got these, I dont know why, they just looked like something I should buy... http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=3158388350
Old 12-02-2003, 04:31 PM
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i have a yokomo rtr which is really nice for sale in the classifieds section... going to put it on ebay next weekend if it hasn't sold here.

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