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Old 02-15-2007, 10:13 AM   #16
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ok.......so now let's hear from the people sponsored by Protofrom?????????
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Old 02-15-2007, 10:46 AM   #17
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I have used both bodies and they both work well, they both provide good steering however on the Losi car the DNA feels more twitchy around center. The past few races I have prefered the Mowhawk because it feels more stable and is easier to drive on high traction.

I think Andrew hit the nail on the head when he spoke about how the car (Losi) felt with the two different bodies.

Mart42,

What type of car are you running? I think Larry and Jason (nice run guys ) are running Cyclones (not sure if both are BMI chassis??) and the Mohawk feels the best on that car. You may want to try and do a one coat wonder paint job and test each body out and see which feels better for you.


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Old 02-15-2007, 11:07 AM   #18
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I'd like to impose and ask the same question but on rubber tires asphalt...

4 possible setups:

Foam tires - carpet
Rubber tiees - carpet
Foam tires - asphalt
Rubber tires - asphalt

My take so far running rubber tires at the birds the Mohawk was nice but Parma M type worked better than the Mohawk for me. ( X-ray T2 with BMI chassis stock motor ).
I use the Mohawk ( with a bigger rear wing ) at my home track indoor asphalt. The DNA was not as good as the Mohark.....

I would go with Andrew Gray's opinion on any carpet suggestion, he has the experience on carpet that a lot of people in our area trust....
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Old 02-15-2007, 11:49 AM   #19
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Hi,

I race a T2'007 us on carpet with stock and 19t motors and foam tires, mainly Jaco 26mm.

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Hi guys,

I race stock foam and i want to know what body is better, or what is the handling difference between those.

Protoform DNA and Parma Mohawk

Thanks for the help!
Why don´t try one of each to see what´s suits your driving style?
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Old 02-15-2007, 12:06 PM   #21
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Thats what i'm gonna do, just want to know each other preference and handling difference of the body itself.

Thank you all.
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ok.......so now let's hear from the people sponsored by Protofrom?????????

thats kind of hard when most of them run the mohawk....

each body is competitive, they have both won races, everyone ran the parma alfa for a long time (even protoform sponsered drivers) then Dale came out with the DNA which I personally DONT think its an ugly body. and alot of people ran that one because it was a comparable alternative to the parma alfa, and it gave the protoform drivers a body to run. but now we have the Parma mohawk, and seems to be the way to go right now. I personally know people that switched to the mohawk from the DNA at snowbirds. I run for parma and can say the mohawk is an awesome body to run on carpet.
I have not however ran the DNA so all I can say as a comparison is what I have heard and seen on the track.
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:20 PM   #23
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i found the dna to be perfect for foam wat car are you running it on. i say this because i havent heard of the mohawk can anyone send me a link to the website so i can get more info cheers
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here is the link

http://www.parmapse.com/
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Old 02-18-2007, 02:51 AM   #25
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omg hiw much does that look like the dna this is the first time i have seen the mohawk and omg.
any way in that case it shoulod be just as good but i cant say i have only ever run the dna and that shell is awsome. i now wanna try the rubber version of the dna anybody know wat thats like atall
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It actually looks like the Alfa... Its no where near as ugly as a dna.
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It actually looks like the Alfa... Its no where near as ugly as a dna.
Indeed!LOL
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Old 02-18-2007, 07:09 AM   #28
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thats rubbish have u used the dna it rocks and it look sleak aswell much better than the alfa in my opinion
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Alfa/Mohawk doesnt have that retarded looking flat front end.
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guys don't argue about taste it's pointless
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