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TamTech-Gear Hornet with the following hop-ups:
Graupner Speed 300 6V;
Carson 1400 mAh Battery;
MPX High Current Connectors;
CVA Oil Shocks and Spring Set;
nerf bars and front bumper;
58 teeth counter gear from Mini-T, perfect fit and much faster than stock;
Ball bearings degreased and oiled (for smoother running);
Headlight dummies replaced with working headlights;
ProLine Road Rage or ProLine Bow Ties on the rear, depending on track conditions.
HiTec HS-81 servo.
I do use a Modelcraft Transmitter with exponential function, which is needed for the steering, and a HiTec HS-81 (after the original servo died), the rest is still stock.
The little car handles great and is very tough. I race it against a Desert Gator and win nearly all the time, because the Hornet is faster and more agile.
And with ProLine tires on the rear it has much more grip than stock, impossible to turn under full throttle.
Update: I exchanged the CVA dampers with the aeration oil filled dampers, which make the small insect handle even better. But I cannot mount headlights anymore, I lost the small lexan piece that is used for holding them somewhere in the leaves last year. But maybe I will mount some lights on the body.
Update: This car has been sold.