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USIC USGT 2016 Motor and Chassis list

TQ A.F. TSR A800
2nd D.J. TeamPowers A800
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:08 PM   #706
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Very nice, what chassis is that on? I am looking at getting this body for my 416, but was worried the front would be too low for the shock tower. Thanks for any info you can give.
Is that the Tamiya R8 body?
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Old 10-08-2012, 02:00 PM   #707
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I'm not sure if it's actually even been released, but has anyone gotten their hands on a Protoform LFA body yet?

I just placed an order with the local shop, was wondering what everyone's thoughts were?
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Old 10-08-2012, 02:11 PM   #708
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I'm not sure if it's actually even been released, but has anyone gotten their hands on a Protoform LFA body yet?

I just placed an order with the local shop, was wondering what everyone's thoughts were?
I saw one at my track yesterday and I thought it was a Nissan 350Z body. From a distance you can't tell the difference between the LFA body and the Nissan 350Z body.
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:57 PM   #709
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Is that the Tamiya R8 body?
That wasn't my car in the picture, but I believe it is the Tamiya body. I just ordered one for myself today.
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beautiful looking ride - who's body is that? Tamiya's or Pro-line's?
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:02 AM   #711
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no idea what that is sorry
Michael Jones is a friend and racer here in Indy. He also owns Rock Star Paint. He posted just a bit ago. Really good at car set up too so I was happy to get one of his chassis used.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:38 AM   #712
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Which of the HPI X Patterns tires are harder, the 4490 or 4790? Going to be running on carpet rubber backed ozite.
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The 4790 (D compound) are harder than the 4490 (Pro compound).
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Thank You!
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:23 PM   #715
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Everyone at our indoor track seems to be running the Pro Compound version.
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The spec tire for us is the D compound version. Plenty of traction, but the only problem is they're non-belted, so they wear oddly.
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Can anyone share in general the handling characteristics between the top 5 bodies used in this class. The reason I'm asking is I have heard that the NISSAN 350Z NISMO GT has less rear grip then others... Just looking for a comparison.
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Good info here.

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Protoform sedan (not WGT) Corvette -discontinued but if you can find one it is a very good neutral all around body. My favorite to start with.
I have not run one, but the Tamiya Corvette is supposed to be very good as well.

Tamiya NSXs of various types are popular and work well. They have been popular within the TCS format as well...good bodies

HPI Lotus bodies - small greenhouse, good downforce, pretty short

HPI McLaren F1 supercar - short body, lots of steering on a carpet track or when bite is up..low profile.

HPI NSX 2012 USVTA Scale Nats champion in USGT...what else do you need to know?

HPI 350Z very popular, i have not run it, but I have had really good reports from other racers.

HPI Honda S2000 - Have not run it, but there seem to be a ton of them running around my area. A pretty short body, so maybe it steers more??

HPI Saleen S7: Mello yello, easy to drive especially on big outdoor tracks.

Tamiya BMW M3 GT - great body, works well.

Basic way to look at bodies you like and consider running:

Length: Sort or long? Longer bodies tend to be more stable. Shorter bodies turn harder, but can be a handful if you don't have enough grip.

Greenhouse or cab: The smaller the better, improves airflow/downforce.

Splitter: Bodies with a pronounced splitter will make the car steer more. GT/Sedans without a splitter and a somewhat blunt nose (some BMWs or Altezzas for instance) will be push machines.
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Can i use a Dodge Viper body from HPI to run in USGT?
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Yes, that body is legal to run in this class.
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