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Old 05-30-2003, 08:30 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Alfa 2.0 vs Stratus 2.0 ?? !! ?? !!

Alright,i guess you guys are all aware the new Protoform Alfa 2.0
was released not long ago, how do you think it compares to the
stratus 2.0 in terms of performance.
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Old 05-30-2003, 08:58 AM   #2
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have not tried one, but at the reedy race in socal last weekend, it seemed that all of the pros switched to running last minute one or two color versions of these

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Old 05-30-2003, 03:54 PM   #3
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Yeah seems like most of the ppl are using the Alfa 2.0, its quite interesting the stratus craze have been broken although they both look preety sleek for a four door
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I am going to get both and do some on track testing, see what the pros and cons are. I am really surprized how many people made a last minute switch to the alfa at such a big race...
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I've always like the original Stratus. From what I understand, the Alfa steers more. Some like the Losi Alfa because it steered hard but the wing was so large that it had decent rear traction also. I guess what I'm trying to say is that if it steers better and the rear is somewhat planted, the car as a whole could be considered to be "on rails."
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Default Re: Alfa 2.0 vs Stratus 2.0 ?? !! ?? !!

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Alright,i guess you guys are all aware the new Protoform Alfa 2.0
was released not long ago, how do you think it compares to the
stratus 2.0 in terms of performance.
How about you throw the Protoform Chrysler 300M into the mix. It is quite a popular body too and the one I use

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I tried 300m- good body, 2.0 stratus - very good body but i didnt know protoform had a alfa body. I am racing with the losi alfa body which i hate to put on my AE BUT- it is the best body to date ive ever raced with - VERY FAST!!!!
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Yep, Losi Alpha is definitelly a good body. Provides lots of Steering specially for tight tracks
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Old 06-01-2003, 02:07 PM   #9
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does protoform make an alfa body as good as losi
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has anyone run this body and compared it to the losi alpha
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sorry - i meant has anyone run the protoform alpha and compared it tto the losi alpha
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You mean "has anyone run the protoform ALFA and compared it to the losi ALFA"

I haven't, but I gather they have quite similar charicteristics, although the Protoform Alfa is more adjustable, and comes with a booklet to describe how to adjust the aerodynamics of the body to suit particular tracks and driving. Plus the protoform has better stickers.
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Oh shoot...I just bought the Proline Aston Martin because it looked real sleek...
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Old 06-01-2003, 08:34 PM   #15
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dirk,

normally protoform are legal for, and more suited to racing applications, while proline are selling street racer type bodies that aren't roar (or whoever is official) endorsed, but look good.

As long as your track doesn't mind two door bodies, I find that the proline's I've had are pretty good.

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