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Old 09-12-2011, 07:58 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Sith Lord View Post
I hate Tourer's on minis too. I wouldn't say a scale 4 door Lancer is a Tourer. When was the last time you saw an Evo on a touring car? I like scale looking 'real' cars and I love my Evo's. If it had an authentic rear wing it would be awesome. The lack of rear wing will probably make me NOT buy it. It's no different to the current crop of WRX's, Volvos, etc...

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I really, really dislike touring bodies on Minis... if you want a tourer, run a tourer. I especially dislike bucket wings on the back of them (or on the roof).

Mini's are about scale hatches and coupes.
thats nice, I like my touring car body
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Old 09-12-2011, 08:25 PM   #17
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I really love the original Tamiya Mini Rover body,but it is quite pricey. I've been using this body for a while for practice & parking lot racing.

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Old 09-12-2011, 09:42 PM   #18
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I never bothered mounting the wing to the Civic...
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:53 AM   #19
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I have been a big fan of the 2006 Mini Cooper, which is LWB but I finally decided to join the Swift MWB brigade for extra turn in on the tighter track. It is such pity Tamiya have not yet produced a Mini Cooper shell for MWB (something like the 1275GT) as that is the true theme of the class.

Anyway I eventually settled on the Audi TT and am enjoying it, despite many folk telling me I am racing a Karmann Ghia! The car is noticeably quieter, as well. I took the wing off after it caused the car to wander on the straights (fitted too steep):

The earlier 2006 Mini Cooper I was a fan of, sits so neat on the chassis, pardon the fuzzy cell pic:

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Old 09-13-2011, 01:07 AM   #20
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Old 09-13-2011, 06:02 AM   #21
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COLT/Active Hobby Yaris. I hadn't install the wing, looks and handles better at the restricted speed.

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Old 09-13-2011, 06:07 AM   #22
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The Colt brand mini bodies as sold through RCMart and not the best quality, but they are cheaper than most others. I ran the Mercedes A-class body for a time and it handled fine despite its tall profile.
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:33 AM   #23
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Does anyone know how to get the Blitz C30 body in Canada, without overspending on brokerage, shipping, etc.?
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Does anyone know how to get the Blitz C30 body in Canada, without overspending on brokerage, shipping, etc.?
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HPI bodies that were originally made for the Cup Racer are among my favorite for the Tamiya M chassis. ABC bodies are a close 2nd, and they have quite a nice selection. Third on the list would be the Tamiya branded bodies, -yet if you race in a club that follows the TCS rules (like I do) then your limited to the Tamiya bodies. They are nice in my opinion and the quality is good.
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