review: Long-winded Diss of Superslicks fully loaded

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review: Long-winded Diss of Superslicks fully loaded

Post by lovedoctor »

Okay, I broke down and bought a SS fully loaded because TRU offered a free tuner kit with purchase (see other post).

These things are absolute crap. :x

The variable frequency feature doesn't work like the ZZ SE. The on/off switch on the car is a multi-switch with selections off, A, B, C. So you match the freq switch setting on the car with the freq switch setting on the controller.

For whatever reason, this method of multiple frequency selection must be screwing up the communication between the controller and the car. It seems like there is serious lag between controller use and car movement at best--sometimes it appears the car has a mind of its own. The lights don't always turn on when the car is moving forward, and the car doesn't always steer when the wheel is turned.

Maybe mine was a dud (it was the WRX, 27 mHz) but I'm not taking another chance until after christmas. If anyone else has had luck with these cars, congratulations. :-)

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I have the same car.....and mine runs alright....no problems with the lights or turning. I have to admit that I haven't tried changing the frequencies on it. I will also admit that I have only run it a half dozen times. The size and speed requires more room than I have on my wood floor. My ZZ's get the majority of the run time.
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Post by lovedoctor »

Okay, so maybe mine was just a dud. Still don't know if I want to take the chance with it

BTW, does your TRU offer the free tuner kit with a new fully loaded?

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Post by richh »

lovedoctor wrote:Okay, so maybe mine was just a dud. Still don't know if I want to take the chance with it

BTW, does your TRU offer the free tuner kit with a new fully loaded?

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if they don't, go and smack the manager. the free tuner kit is part of a sale that runs till the 23rd.

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I don't know....I bought my SS a while back. One is enough for me.
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