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Old 12-01-2003, 08:21 AM   #46
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Old 12-01-2003, 05:28 PM   #47
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FBJ: highlander ...when does you ride arrive?
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Old 12-01-2003, 07:53 PM   #48
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Kyosho has a new tourer?
I'd rather wait the single-belt Si. Atlas always has good quality.
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Old 12-01-2003, 08:57 PM   #49
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Kyosho new one belt car is similar to that of the TT prototype.

Hopefully this time Kyosho will have a big break through to EP touring like there all popular GP series cars.
Where'd you get this info? Do you have pictures? I want to see! Thanks!
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Old 12-02-2003, 01:47 AM   #50
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Where'd you get this info? Do you have pictures? I want to see! Thanks!
I saw it in the Electroc On=Road thread. Just browse through there. IMHO, not that much of an eye candy. Don;t know about the handling....
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FBJ: highlander ...when does you ride arrive?
very soon. Maybe a couple more hours.....
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Old 12-02-2003, 02:41 AM   #52
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very soon. Maybe a couple more hours.....
how many is arriving, if ever, i'll get one as well. darn.
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paulc: gotta agree with FBJ. belt or shaft - both have their pros and cons. i guess its all about preference and what will complement your driving. personally, i'd try them all if i had the funds but i dont have that luxury ...

i'm actually quite excited to see you guys sport those tech tourers at the track. should be interesting to see them. im sure they'll be great performance wise as well.
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Old 12-02-2003, 03:12 AM   #54
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I'd rather wait the single-belt Si. Atlas always has good quality.
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What do you know about a new Atlas car, I love my type-T would be very interested in a new model.

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Old 12-02-2003, 06:09 AM   #55
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Do what I do, get a kit, sell it and get a new one. not best way to try everything but i do get to try 'em all. hehehehehe.

I just hope mine arrives on time, or its back to nitro for me for Dec 13.

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paulc: gotta agree with FBJ. belt or shaft - both have their pros and cons. i guess its all about preference and what will complement your driving. personally, i'd try them all if i had the funds but i dont have that luxury ...

i'm actually quite excited to see you guys sport those tech tourers at the track. should be interesting to see them. im sure they'll be great performance wise as well.
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PAULC:

lets run nitro on the 13th.
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Looks like a sturdy car... any feedback on the way it handles? durability?
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Mercury: I tried our mine today at our local track. Track is abit bumpy. I used a Reedy Kr 10 Turn motor, old tires (around 3 races), my set up was based on the basic set up on the Tech Racing site. I thought nothing was going to come close to my CUDA's handling. I can't believe that out of the box, this car was hooked and aggressive at the same time. Cornering was excellent, entry, mid and exit. Acceleration was very smooth, but not as wild as the shaft driven cudas. The car has very good On-power steering and off power is good too. Chicanes or transistion corners need a bit of commitment on the throttle and driver should keep a steady hand because the car reacts quickly to every input. I was using an old futaba 9402 servo and still had a good time with the car, didn't notice too much on the sluggishness of the servo. The more you apply throttle, the more the car turns in the corner. Hardly pushes out unless you deliberately punch the throttle. My practice day was cut short after 3 packs coz one of the CVD pins, fell off during practice. The front one way unit seemed to be very sturdy.

Car was very smooth. Overall, the car is very good and can run competitively against other top brands. I bet the car would be even more better with the 3D cut chassis, the same one used in the MY02Rs.
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Car was very smooth. Overall, the car is very good and can run competitively against other top brands. I bet the car would be even more better with the 3D cut chassis, the same one used in the MY02Rs.

whats the 3D cut chassis?
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Highwayman: The 3D cut chassis is basically a 3mm CF plate with the bulkhead, motor mount, servo and some other areas of the chassis had been cut out and lowered by 1mm to give the car a lower CG. Here is a photo of the 3D cut chassis which will explain it better
Here is a photo of the upper deck. The one on top is the stock upper deck and the one below is the 3d cut upper deck.
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