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Old 06-27-2005, 04:31 PM   #1
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Is there one company in general that anyone would say has good pipes, for .12's i mean, or would you say its just best to get a pipe from the same company the engine came from, namely engines form novarossi, os and especially which pipe to use on a jp engine? it seems i may be able to save up for a REAL competition car this summer so i want to learn all i can before i really settle on anything.
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Old 06-27-2005, 05:21 PM   #2
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The Mugen pipes are very popular amongst the guys running JP engines, apparently these pipes are giving excellent performance.
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Old 06-27-2005, 05:29 PM   #3
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I don't base a pipe on performance....I also factor in how its built.....I don't need to have some newbie t bone me and ruin a 70 dollar pipe....or worse,knock me out of a race......

I'm going to give the new CVEC pipes a try....supposed to be real sturdy....
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Old 06-27-2005, 06:14 PM   #4
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I'm using Kawahara ZAC pipes for my JP engine.
I think JP, Max or regular Nova 52607 will work good also.
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Old 06-27-2005, 08:42 PM   #5
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We found the best pipe suitable for every engine is Skyline VR12. We tryed on stock REX, Palmaris BRB REX, Palmaris Bi-metall REX and Palmaris BRB JP FX12, we tryed on belt driven and shaft driven cars, compared back to back with everything else available, the best pipe so far.
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Old 06-28-2005, 04:18 PM   #6
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hey everybody im lookin for a rear pipe that comes out the rear like a real car but i cant find them for decent price on ebay
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hi ed,
where can i found the skyline pipe???
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Yeah I got to see the pipe and car in action today. Also saw them sitting on the shelf at superior. They definently look way more sturdy and I like how the stinger shoots straight out instead of bent. Because that seems to be the problem with why the bend a lot. At least in that direction.

I should know I bent the crap outta my RDlogic that way today. I bent it back and thought....I want to try the CVEC soon.
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Old 07-03-2005, 05:42 PM   #9
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hi ed,
where can i found the skyline pipe???
I got mine from http://www.gasrccar.com/ for $50.
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The Skyline VR12 pipe is the best built pipe I have seen, and among the fastest there are too. I only use the Skyline pipe now, as far as build quality, power, and price it is unbeatable. Can't wait to try the new chassis.
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