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    new to nitro what to look out for?

    hello I want to get a nitro rc I bin in rc for 3-4 years and want to move up.
    My question is what to look out for when buying a used nitro R/C?

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    dont buy used!!!! i made that mistake! buy a new one
    SLASHING UP WITH MY PEDE

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    Ya, with nitro, you have no idea if the previous owner ran the engine too lean, or like in slayer3.3's case, you could get one with a improperly broken in engine. If you do buy nitro used, just buy expecting that the engine is bad, just so you won't be mad if it is bad. Just my.02 cents.
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    watch out for garage doors.
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    yes I know but I am buying a Nitro r/c used for racing
    it is in good shape it has this engine :SIIM PGR S21B
    I had bean raced
    it only needs 2 servos anyone knows good cheep 1/8 buggy servo?
    the car is kyosho inferno mp777 wc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fr8cture View Post
    watch out for garage doors.
    lol

    you buy cheap you get cheap DON'T BUY CHEAP SERVOS get a nice futuba metal gear espeacially with 1/8 sized vehicles and just becuse someones raced it before doesnt mean the engine isn't on its way out so be careful i got two trucks i needed to take apart because it was all gummed up cause they didnt to after run oils.
    I'm hittin' easy street on mud tires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rustler1999929 View Post
    the car is kyosho inferno mp777 wc
    What to look for, in general, for nitro vehicles is the same across the board. However, since it is a Kyosho you'll need to look other places for your answers as Traxxas will not allow support for competitor's products.
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