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Thread: Good platforms for rally?

  1. #21
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Pooh corner, Ont. Canada


    Yeah, its like i was saying about the width of the Traxxas 4x4. The WB may be good for putting a Kyosho DRX body on it, but the wheels would stick out the side. Too bad, cause as much as i love real looking cars, the Traxxas one probably has a tougher driveline than the kyosho. Plus the parts will be available at most hobby shops.

    That body is just awful.

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    the "burgh"


    Traxxas stuff is durable but I've been running my DRX for two months now without a problem.

    I'm not running on a groomed track, it's courses set up through the woods, pretty abusive.

    I took it easy at first because it was brought to my attention that all 3 diffs only had one set of spider gears from the factory for some reason (probably cost). So I ordered and installed extra gears with diff fluid of choice (7-3-5) and have been running it with 2s and 3s since with no problems.

    I've been impressed with how tough the Kyosho has been.

  3. #23
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Abby, BC


    ^ That sounds refreshing. The frailty of my Lazer totally put me off of Kyosho..

    I agree that the Traxxas looks like a good chassis but that body is phew..

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