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Old 06-07-2009, 11:19 AM   #1
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Default What ROAR legal nitro sedan bodies do you suggest for competition?

I race 8th scale but getting back into nitro sedan. I'm looking for peoples suggestions on bodies. But don't just tell me one body is the best. I want to know the aspects and characteristics of the body that make it appealing. Does it have more front end downforce for more steering for a more aggressive feel? Is it because the body has more rear downforce for a more planted feel? Or is it just better all around balance? I want to know what other racers think of the bodies. And guys, just because one person has already said the body you suggest. Don't keep from answering. Let me hear your thoughts of how the body reacts to you and your car and driving styles. Everyone has different opinions. But with putting the information of the characteristics together, not just me but other drivers might be able to get valued information from this thread. Remember keep it ROAR legal bodies though because for the most part I race ROAR sanctioned style events.
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Old 06-07-2009, 11:34 AM   #2
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i use the blitz 2.3 and a protoform strat 3.1
both seem to do really well.
the 2.3 has less down force and has more top end do to that but seems to really coner faster.
the 3.1 is really balanced, great down force and lots of stability.
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i like the stratus 3.1 as it is very neutral....or the mazda 6 for turning
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i like the stratus 3.1 as it is very neutral....or the mazda 6 for turning
+ 1 on what s10 just said, the civic is also a very very well balanced body, i would say a little more so than the dodge3.1.
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just use a lola body and sharpie on some doors, they wont notice
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I use the Blitz Altis 2.3 and the Central Civic. If you need more downforce with the Altis move the rear wing back a bit for more rear downforce. Also a lot of people use the stratus 3.1 its a good idea to have 2 different body types and see what works best for you.
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