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Old 03-21-2004, 11:03 PM   #16
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Originally posted by psbarger
I don't think so on the 6, because just a couple of days ago they announced the 1/18th version of it.
Oh, thats good to hear anyway. I've got one and at the rate I'm going its going to need replacing B4 too long...
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Old 03-22-2004, 02:38 AM   #17
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Honestly speaking... you don't need any branding to sell an RC car body.

Protoform can always just make a new body shaped like the stratus without the details associated with the real car and just call it Touring Body Model No. 1 etc...

I doubt DC would be dumb enough to say it has a copyright on the shape of the body!

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Old 03-22-2004, 03:09 AM   #18
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Yeh especially when the stratus shell never looked like the real thing anyway
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yea it performs well too, itd be differant if it was a dog of a shell and they didnt want thier name associated with an inferior product
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hpi's new stratus aero 2 has the same lines and is a vast inprovement over the old ugly strat they had, it may be one of our only choices now
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Well, better brake out my RTR TC3 stratus body

I am actually going to be running a very different body than the norm this wednesday, running the HPI Subaru imprezza. Something different than the norm for a change.
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i always thought it would be cool to sink an impreza body (190mm) and run it onroad style. especially if it were painted like the white/red/silver cusco subaru touring car.

i would bet that it would look too tall. someone had an hpi astra out this weekend, and it looked, well, ...not good.

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