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Proline Bulldog vs. JConcepts Punisher Body b4.1

Old 02-23-2011, 09:09 PM
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Default Proline Bulldog vs. JConcepts Punisher Body b4.1

I'm not really interested in hearing whether or not you think the bodies are ugly. I personally like both of them, and I especially like the unique "different" look of the Bulldog. Anyways, I am simply interested in any Performance gains for each compared to each other or the stock body (B4.1 FT). Personal experience would be great. It will be run on a small technical indoor 1/10 clay track. Super high bite.

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Old 02-23-2011, 09:16 PM
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Sometimes, to me anyway, how your vehicle looks to you is like 20% of its performance. I mean if you dont like what you are looking at it can bother you rite? Just saying lol.

The 3 types of bodies i have run on mine are the PL Vortex (FT body), the Interceptor 2.0 (RTR style body), and i have run the bulldog.

I really cannot tell a performance difference on my track. I also run on a tight indoor track. Maybe 30'x40'?

I know the Bulldog claims gains to low speed steering? If it does i havent seen it.

I seem to use my other two bodies more than the bulldog. I think I like the traditional buggy styling more.
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I see no gains as far as steering on a tight track, higher speed tracks where aero downforce can come into play you may see some steering gain in the faster corners. The JC I run does seem to jump better though with the wing having cleaner air flow.
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well, i happen to disagree with everyone. haha. I have the bull dog body on my b4.1 and my girlfriend has the punisher on her b4.1. the claims are very true about the bull dog, you will get noticeably better off power steering than most other bodies. the downside is that it makes the rear end a little loose. not really terrible, but understand that you'll have more down force on the front than on the rear.
The punisher seems to be balanced perfectly in the middle. noticeably better steering than the stock proline...... whatever it's called body, but you won't loose a ton of grip in the rear. When the track is moist and the grip is good, i really like the balance of the punisher body. When conditions are a little dry or dusty, i'm glad i have the bull dog body. u can work with a little loose rear end but nothing makes up for being able to turn when others are pushing.

In conclusion, if you want a great balanced body, punisher all the way. it's a great body hands down. if you want a little bit more steering, but can handle a little bit looser rear end, the bull dog is the way to go. i really liked my bulldog body when i switched to mod in practice, but you can't loose either way. Also, the set-ups on my buggy and my girlfriends buggy are exactly the same(hence why we both have the same buggy). except for the body obviously.
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Cool. Still not sure, but I may be leaning more toward the bulldog now. At our track, it's usually dry. The traction is amazing though, often times you have too much traction, so the bulldog may be just the ticket.
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did you notice any difference about on power steering with either one? What type of track do you run on?

here's our track by the way. I'm the red and white car, and i start fourth. it's kind of hard to see. I break about halfway through. I know the driving isn't that great, but this was my first time out with the buggy, or any other buggy for that matter.


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Originally Posted by Muggydude View Post
did you notice any difference about on power steering with either one? What type of track do you run on?

here's our track by the way. I'm the red and white car, and i start fourth. it's kind of hard to see. I break about halfway through. I know the driving isn't that great, but this was my first time out with the buggy, or any other buggy for that matter.


http://www.youtube.com/mhorrc#p/u/19/4VTOT9_BBiM
Muggy...Kody and I will be testing the Punisher at the track in the next week or so. I honestly do not think you will see much difference in the performance (based on the track size), but I do like the way it looks on the car. I would guess (and will be able to confirm after cactus) that on a large flowing track that differences would be felt.
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cool. I'll talk to him on Saturday. Right now I think I'm just trying to decide on looks. I do like the "different" look of the bulldog, but the punisher looks mean.
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We certainly sell MORE Proline than JC... atleast cab forward bodies.
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Overall including 1/8 bodies? Or just the 1/10?
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i just orderd one for my b4. 22 bux at my lhs!!! ill update when its in
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Cool. i think i'm going to go with the bulldog too.
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