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Old 26-06-2014
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Default VBC Racing FireboltDM 2wd Buggy

Hi there, I don't know if anyone posted on this buggy. It is VBC Racing soon to be released FireboltDM 2wd buggy. As some of you might know that VBC makes really high quality TC cars at a reasonable price. The 2wd buggy looks good, just thought that I'd share the info with you guys. Click at the link to check out the pre-production buggy pictures and specs :

http://www.vbcracing.com/blogs/firebolt-dm
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Old 28-06-2014
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I was considering a B5M but now i want on of these. Cheers for the update mate.
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Distributed by SMD in the UK

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Looks great.
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Features:

Chassis
2.5mm Lightweight 7075 aluminum chassis
Adjustable chassis flex system
Carbon fiber chassis brace
Narrow chassis design
Lightweight 7075 aluminum motor mount, arm mount and rear bulkhead


Suspension & Steering
Big bore 12mm oversize shocks
7075 aluminum shock caps with integrated bleed screws
Adjustable caster insert
3.7mm carbon fiber shock tower
Quick rear toe and anti squat adjustment
Adjustable front suspension mount kick up angle
Oversize rear hub bearing and camble link insert.
Captured hinge pin system
Horizontal Steering ball studs for fine Ackermann adjustments
Drive train
High torque slipper system
Ultra smooth ball differential
Hardened heavy duty CV drive shaft
Design & Quality
Intergraded motor fan mount
Carbon filled composite parts
Hardened heavy duty turnbuckle
Multiple battery positions for in-board, shorty, saddle and square packs
Available in July 2014
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I was considering a B5M but now i want on of these. Cheers for the update mate.
You should go for it mate. It looks like it's going to be my next 2wd buggy too...
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Looking forward to getting mine in the next few weeks!
Manual, default set-up and editable set-up are available on petitrc, the German manual is finished and should be available online soon. Maybe it is time for a VBC Racing section on oOple, the RM buggy, SCT and 4WD buggy are in the works.
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It looks very good, but it'd be good if VBC shared a bit more information, for example some info how and for what tracks it was developed and who was involved. After all they're new to the buggy scene and therefore I'm probably not the only one wondering how VBC ensures that their entry into the buggy scene is a successful one
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Default Vbc racing firebolt

I got my vbc racing firebolt kit this week from Alex @ moss models,
will be building it this weekend.
Looking forward to getting it on the track and see what it can do thumbsup:

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I got my vbc racing firebolt kit this week from Alex @ moss models,
will be building it this weekend.
Looking forward to getting it on the track and see how many times Daz can lap me with his £50 snotter. thumbsup:

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vbc = very Brittle components
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Love my new car
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Old 16-08-2014
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I really like the shape of the body shell! Still waiting for my kit to arrive in Germany... I think I'll check out in the meantime if there are any red blingy items I've missed out so far. ESC - check, servo - check...
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Really?????
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Really love the look of these ! Can't seem to find any footage of one though :/ it's this or the b5m for me. Helpppp haha
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Just ordered mine, anyone got a good starting setup for astro?
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Just stared to build mine should be ready by the weekend and just waiting for the shell to come back
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Guys,has anyone run the firebolt on a medium grip track that is super fast?have trouble with steering in general running in kit form anyone got any ideas??ended up running spikes on the front but only got 3 runs out of them.
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