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Old 07-07-2014, 08:33 AM   #10486
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Here's my Tamiya F104 v2 at the TCS race in Horsham this winter. New to F1, but raced an old 12th scale Corally SP12 YEARS ago, so it's like falling off a bike. Hahahaha
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It looks really nice! That's the F104 stock body, correct?
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Old 07-09-2014, 10:38 AM   #10488
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It looks really nice! That's the F104 stock body, correct?
Yes. The one that you need to bolt the side pods on. It's a tough little body. I'm the only guy at our track brave enough to run the small front wing. HAHAHAHA
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Old 07-09-2014, 01:39 PM   #10489
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I am a big fan of the 3.5L F1 era, but I like the 18 inch wheels

Check the Lotus: http://www.formula1.com/gallery/testing/2014/863.html
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Old 07-09-2014, 04:27 PM   #10490
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I am a big fan of the 3.5L F1 era, but I like the 18 inch wheels

Check the Lotus: http://www.formula1.com/gallery/testing/2014/863.html
Lego has been doing that for years! But it is a nice look. For me, F1 is for pioneering new things like ground effects, variable valve timing, and paddle shifters

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Can anyone point me in the direction of a pic of the Exotek independent front end?
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Old 07-09-2014, 06:43 PM   #10492
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googled exotek f104, .21 seconds
http://www.exotekracing.com/f104-adjustable-arm-set/
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Speaking of 18" wheels, is anyone else excited about Formula E? I'm new to electric on-road, so I have some difficulty relating what we do with our electric cars to 1:1 F1 cars.
However, Formula E looks like a bigger version of what we do. If Tamiya comes out with a Formula E bodyset I'd run that.
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Thanks, ASC6000. However, I think Mike is coming out with something new. I don't think it's out yet.........but I could be mistaken.
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Inboard front suspension, but don't believe there are photos yet. Still testing
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Speaking of 18" wheels, is anyone else excited about Formula E? I'm new to electric on-road, so I have some difficulty relating what we do with our electric cars to 1:1 F1 cars.
However, Formula E looks like a bigger version of what we do. If Tamiya comes out with a Formula E bodyset I'd run that.
Formula E cars don't look half bad! IMO
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Too bad Formula E is going to be a massive failure and the series will be done by 2016, if not earlier.
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I don't get why the 18's now on f1?
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The local track had decided to start running F1, but it's going to allow foams. Who normally stocks foams for the F104 and what compounds are recommended?
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