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Old 08-22-2006, 03:08 PM   #106
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Its already out. A buddy of mine already has some but has yet to run them. They do look fast just sitting there though...lol
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:22 PM   #107
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Cool looking body for sure!

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Old 08-22-2006, 04:35 PM   #108
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Looking Good.....
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Old 08-28-2006, 06:17 AM   #109
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Got a chance to race this body for the first time this weekend with a 19turn car.

I alternated this body with the current carpet favorite (abbreviated P.A.) each run. I found my laptimes were very similar with the two. I can't say this body is necessarily faster than the P.A., but it is at least AS fast (which isn't necessarily a bad thing). Any laptime differences were less than a tenth, and there are so many other variables (better battery, track has more bite, better drive lines) that I can't chalk it up solely to the body.

However, the one difference I see is stability. The DNA body seems to be more stable than the P.A. Some people might like the more 'freed up' feeling of the P.A., and some might like the steadiness of the DNA. I can see this body being very good for Modified and 19Turn. Stock would be a toss-up.
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Old 08-28-2006, 02:21 PM   #110
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I got my first order of 5 of these DNA bodies. I don't race, I bought them to paint. My friend races and told me to check these out, so I did!
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Old 08-28-2006, 08:29 PM   #111
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You're the man, Dale! How about spreading your good will by operating another R/C entity, like a sanctioning body?
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Old 09-08-2006, 08:55 PM   #112
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I've had numerous drivers give me performance reports on the DNA1 touring car body. Drivers who are very good at what they do. They were all pretty much in agreement regarding its handling charactaristics with foam tires on a good carpet track.

All I can say is:

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Old 09-08-2006, 09:11 PM   #113
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I agree. I always liked the G6 on carpet because it made the steering feel more aggressive. But I had a chance to run the DNA body on carpet @ Fastcats this past weekend and I really liked it for 19T. It had the perfect amount of steering and stability.

Dale, it's dialed!

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Old 09-08-2006, 09:20 PM   #114
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This body is the real deal...
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Old 09-09-2006, 08:43 AM   #115
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I haven't run it yet, but this body looks like it will be the $hit for carpet TC.

Got mine ready to go. Thanks Dale!
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Old 09-09-2006, 10:06 AM   #116
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so would this body work for rubber tires if you are trying to keep downforce to a minimum?
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Old 09-09-2006, 10:14 AM   #117
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so would this body work for rubber tires if you are trying to keep downforce to a minimum?
The first guy to run one at my local track used it for rubber and loved it!!
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Old 09-09-2006, 04:59 PM   #118
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well. my DNA is all ready for its first run on my Evo5 tomorrow...
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Mines ready...just waiting for me to start carpet season.
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Hey Dale,

Good job on this body... Used it today for the first time (rubbers on carpet), and I back up the previous statments about it being really stable. Wasn't too sure what I was expecting from the body (given it's mainly for foams), but it deffiently felt good on track, well balanced
Didn't manage to do a back to back with a Mazda or Dodge (my usual carpet shells, had other issue to sort today), but I'm pretty sure it'll be just as fast.
I expect it'll be really good on large flowing track with rubbers... low d/force and all. Roll on Carpet Wars 4


And above all... it's different to anything else out there

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