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Old 03-18-2008, 07:32 PM   #1
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Default Diff handling between madza 6 & DNA 3 shells

I have both but can't tell the diff handling. Can anyone tell me? Thxs!
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i thought the dna3 was 200mm for nitro?
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Ah, good question, I was just about to ask that myself.....

Lets someone can help, not much information on the web about it....
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What's a madza? Some new body shell? If you can't feel the difference, then it shouldn't matter to you. Just pick the one you like best.
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What's a madza? Some new body shell? If you can't feel the difference, then it shouldn't matter to you. Just pick the one you like best.

Well in all honesty ive not tested them... I was jsut after peoples opinion on what the differences where supposed to be in handling.

Whether or not they make any difference to my driving, thats another matter.
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i thought the dna3 was 200mm for nitro?
Correct.
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The DNA 2.0 is the 190mm rubber version of DNA foam carpet body.

It is the most aggressive steering rubber tire body shell. It turns is super hard but has poor stability and can make the car feel twitchy and loose if your setup is not perfect.

In order of twitchy to most stable Protoform bodies:

DNA2
Mazda Speed 6
Mazda 6
Stratus 3.0

Both Mazdas are very balanced bodies and this is why they are the ones you see at all the big races.

The Speed 6 for tight tracks and the normal 6 for more flowing tracks.

I have tried the DNA2 and it feel like it turns well but I am always faster with the standard Mazda 6.
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i thought the dna3 was 200mm for nitro?
shit no wonder its sightly longer. But Handling seems not bad.
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shit no wonder its sightly longer. But Handling seems not bad.
200mm is the width 190mm is for standard elec tourers 200 is for nitros.
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Old 03-19-2008, 05:13 PM   #10
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200mm is the width 190mm is for standard elec tourers 200 is for nitros.
means more protection for my tourer hee.thats good.any handling diff u think?
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means more protection for my tourer hee.
And less legal if you race
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Not really much more protection but a little I guess, up to you.
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i use a Protoform Pontiag G6 body...got it for free...

what do you all think of that compared to the DNA/Mazdas/Stratus?
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The DNA 2.0 is the 190mm rubber version of DNA foam carpet body.

It is the most aggressive steering rubber tire body shell. It turns is super hard but has poor stability and can make the car feel twitchy and loose if your setup is not perfect.

In order of twitchy to most stable Protoform bodies:

DNA2
Mazda Speed 6
Mazda 6
Stratus 3.0

Both Mazdas are very balanced bodies and this is why they are the ones you see at all the big races.

The Speed 6 for tight tracks and the normal 6 for more flowing tracks.

I have tried the DNA2 and it feel like it turns well but I am always faster with the standard Mazda 6.
I must really be in outer space. Excuse me if this is a stupid question. I'm in the process of getting back into the hobby and apparently much has changed. What's the difference between a rubber tire shell and a foam tire shell? foam carpet body? What the heck is that? How many different variations of bodies are out there now? Is there really a physical difference between these bodies or is it just a bunch of marketing hoodoo?
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