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Old 09-02-2007, 01:35 AM   #5371
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I WISH ICOULD MAKE IT BUT I JUST GOT A NEW JOB AT HORIZON HOBBY AND THEY WONT GIVE ME THE TIME OFF SO IT LOOKS LIKE I CANT WIN THE STOCK RUBER CLASS FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW
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HEY GARRETT CHECK YOUR PMS LATER JASON
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got it...

just read your post after i replied...lol

u in the office or u working in the sauna
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I will be at IIC, but you can just cheer for me to finish!!
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I WISH ICOULD MAKE IT BUT I JUST GOT A NEW JOB AT HORIZON HOBBY AND THEY WONT GIVE ME THE TIME OFF SO IT LOOKS LIKE I CANT WIN THE STOCK RUBER CLASS FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW
Wow, that sucks. :-(
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Cool, I'll start practicing my trash talk soon. The chat room during IIC is kinda fun. :-) Good luck to everybody.
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Hey, maybe I can win it for you!!
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Old 09-03-2007, 05:52 PM   #5378
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quick question, what's the handling difference between the parma alfa and their mohawk?
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Old 09-03-2007, 06:15 PM   #5379
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quick question, what's the handling difference between the parma alfa and their mohawk?
not too much of a handling difference IMHO.. (Std vs Std) the big deal is when you get a lightweight body. I never would have thought that it would make that big a difference. It does.
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not too much of a handling difference IMHO.. (Std vs Std) the big deal is when you get a lightweight body. I never would have thought that it would make that big a difference. It does.
I've heard this a few other times. Is it because you can reduce the overall weight of the car, or because it's less weight up high? I mean, if weight isn't an issue to begin with, does the LW body matter?
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I've heard this a few other times. Is it because you can reduce the overall weight of the car, or because it's less weight up high? I mean, if weight isn't an issue to begin with, does the LW body matter?
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quick question, what's the handling difference between the parma alfa and their mohawk?
Yo Matt,

Here's my findings between the 2 bodies...

The Alfa has a wider nose and no rear lip spoiler. It seems to have a little more steering, but stability is lacking compared to the Mohawk.

The Mohawk has broader shoulders around the greenhouse and the lip spoiler. The biggest thing with the Mohawk is the added stability. You can generate mechanical steering and the body helps keep the car in check.

All in all, the Mohawk just makes the car easier to drive, yet not lose too much aggressiveness.

As for Lightweight vs. Regular weight, I'm still up in the air about this. It didn't make a difference for me at SnowBirds.
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Yea, makes sense. I haven't tried the LW bodies, but I get the impression they're pretty flimsy and require frequent replacement. I guess it's something to consider if competition heats up.
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Did a lot of testing with bodies in stock. LW in either was always faster. Didn't try just a LW wing to see if that is what makes all the difference. Also have been running the Alpha is it gives more steering and frees up the car. Have had others run both and most go faster with a Alpha in stock. Got to worry about your body getting tucked with the lw's though.
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Yo Matt,

Here's my findings between the 2 bodies...

The Alfa has a wider nose and no rear lip spoiler. It seems to have a little more steering, but stability is lacking compared to the Mohawk.

The Mohawk has broader shoulders around the greenhouse and the lip spoiler. The biggest thing with the Mohawk is the added stability. You can generate mechanical steering and the body helps keep the car in check.

All in all, the Mohawk just makes the car easier to drive, yet not lose too much aggressiveness.

As for Lightweight vs. Regular weight, I'm still up in the air about this. It didn't make a difference for me at SnowBirds.
Thanks, I always thought the Alfa was really stable so I'll probably stick with that one. Maybe pick up a Mohawk for "big race" traction
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