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Old 06-12-2010, 10:34 AM   #361
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I'm hoping they will re-release some VAG-bodies. I would love to see some A4, VR6 and MKIV GTI's on the track.

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Old 06-13-2010, 03:39 PM   #362
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Anyone with FF experience wanna share a starting point for setup? I will be using this in the silvercan class.

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Anyone with FF experience wanna share a starting point for setup? I will be using this in the silvercan class.

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The ff01 was a much different car than this car. I would build this car box stock. Maybe a a second set of tire with a softer insert than your normal tire. At my track we ran a softer insert on the rear of the car.

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Old 06-14-2010, 01:52 AM   #364
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FWD RC cars are a strange breed. I raced the FF01 for a couple of years and the issue of grip has always been a widely discussed one. You need front end grip to avoid excessive wheelspin, but not too much to induce oversteer. At the same time you need back end grip because the back tend to come around under throttle lift-off due to its light weight. In the end it is a toss-up between wheelspin and/or handling. If you get both right, the rewards are tremendous! I agree with tamiyarcracer to start with a box stock set-up and work from there...
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Old 06-14-2010, 06:02 AM   #365
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looks like this will need a lot of track time for fine tuning thanks for the advices.

just finished the gear housing, steering assemble and mounting on the chassis. It sure has been a while since I built a kit with so much plastic parts but its sure has been fun
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Old 06-14-2010, 06:18 AM   #366
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Found a PDF release that might interest a few on here in regards to some optional parts....

http://www.stanbridges.com.au/files/...A_MAY_2010.pdf
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:14 PM   #367
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So it's like the 3rd week of June already and no one has them in stock except for a few that has special sources. I guess the 6/25 release date is firm
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We're picking them up as we speak!
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bone stock with stock setup.. now time to hit the track I noticed that its hard to get a body that would fit.. i think i have to shave alot from the foam bumper

few things that i need to get.

416 swing shaft set and hopefully they make some aluminum steering set.

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sweeet!

www.speedtechrc.com if you want an FF03!
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www.speedtechrc.com if you want an FF03!
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bone stock with stock setup.. now time to hit the track I noticed that its hard to get a body that would fit.. i think i have to shave alot from the foam bumper

few things that i need to get.

416 swing shaft set and hopefully they make some aluminum steering set.

let us know how it runs!
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bone stock with stock setup.. now time to hit the track I noticed that its hard to get a body that would fit.. i think i have to shave alot from the foam bumper

few things that i need to get.

416 swing shaft set and hopefully they make some aluminum steering set.

very nice kp-61!

We've dedicated a page for FWD bodies in anticipation of the FF-03.

check it out here
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@ redbones - i will keep track on the changes to see what works. I am going to go agains my TA05R with exact same gearing just to see the diff from 4wd to 2wdff but so far with full load the fwd is around 200g lighter to start.

@stitchy - thanks! this would help. right now I actually have to bring the car to the hobby shop and test the bodies I have to use a tamiya body for TCS but for local club race i will have to venture more.

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pretty neat car, almost wouldnt mind runnin that with the TCs just for fun on plot. that or perhaps throw them in w/the minis and run 2 classes in 1. have a GTO winner (FF) and a GTU (M) winner.

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