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Old 07-31-2014, 10:59 AM   #4351
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Is the alum chassis better than the carbon?
I use the alum chassis for carpet track, better than carbon.
No more traction roll.
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I use the alum chassis for carpet track, better than carbon.
No more traction roll.
Are you running stock shocks or short?
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Old 08-04-2014, 02:34 PM   #4353
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Are you running stock shocks or short?
short shock
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Night n day difference?
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I must say the fit and finish of the 2014 black edition is amazing.
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:44 PM   #4356
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I must say the fit and finish of the 2014 black edition is amazing.
Yes it is! You racing this weekend?

Going to get to run mine tomorrow finally. See how it goes.
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Old 08-09-2014, 02:20 AM   #4357
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Where would I get an aluminum chassis ? Why and how is it better? Does it bend?
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I use the alum chassis for carpet track, better than carbon.
No more traction roll.
Back to back the alloy chassi was 0.3s slower on high grip asphalt with the setup adjusted for each chassi.

The alloy chassi was more stable in the high speed sweepers noticably less tendency to traciton roll but lacked mid corner speed on tight corners particular hairpins.

The track layout had 7 hairpins and 2 sweepers.

On a high speed high grip sweeping track the alloy chassi would do well.

Weight difference was about 35g but I was measuring a used carbon chassi.
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Yes it is! You racing this weekend?

Going to get to run mine tomorrow finally. See how it goes.
I'm waiting for some parts for mine still. But I'll be testing a mi5 Evo this weekend. We'll see how that goes.
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Our local in high grip track use Alum. chassis bester than Graphite !
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For me the aluminum chassis was .01-.02 sec faster per lap, on our mid high grio carpet track. We run w Panaracer carpet compound tires that have mega grip.
The car is setup with short shocks and 17.5 blinky.
When new( just installed) it was very stiff. After last night it feels it loosened up quite a bit as now it feels it flexes more than the carbon did.
My car is 20 grams lighter since I used to run the 3 yokomo weights= 50 g (2x15g front and the 20g center piece).
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How is the durability of the aluminum chassis? Hopefully, it's holding up against the US style board/click track barriers.
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i think theres a lower cost ver ?
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So the aluminium chassis is lots better? Is good on both carpet and asphalt?
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Hey all,

Trying to get a FDR 3.0 for 21.5 motor but having problems with getting the right combo? Does anyone race 21.5 with a FDR around 3.0 that could help me?

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