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Old 09-23-2009, 06:00 PM   #1
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I have a wheel base question. I'm an oval guy gone to offroad due to an offroad track being close to home. I have held many guys say the Losi 2.0 buggy turns harder because the wheel base is longer than the 1.0. This is a 180 degrees different from an oval car. On oval shorter wheel base = harder turning but less stability. Can someone explain why I've heard a longer chassis turns harder on offroad?
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:09 PM   #2
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Check out this video from Adam Drake on wheel base. This might help.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0njdX3S-ik8
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