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Old 12-21-2003, 07:19 PM   #1
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What is the advantages of Carbon Fiber as apposed to Graphite, Is the differance noticable. I have seen a warpspeed look dialed as well as a tub chassis.
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Old 12-22-2003, 04:03 PM   #2
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doesnt anyone have an opinion on this, with 135 views I would think someone would be opinionated?
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in some cases carbon fiber and graphite are interchangeable terms
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I'm talking about TC3 conversion kits such as the IRS, Warpspeed, and BMI vs the standard chassis
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You should know what I think Brandon

I can really only tell you the difference between the tub and the Warpspeed car. The handling will be different. The batteries are in the center instead of forward or back, and are moved closer to the shaft for better transitioning. This gives a more neutral feel rather than a pushy or twitch feel you can get from the forward or back slots. The Demon has no torque steer because of how the chassis is set up, it is flipped vs that of the tub. The carbon fiber won't warp because of heat, so you don't have to worry about getting your hot motor out of the car for fear of it warping the chassis. The warpspeed chassis also has holes drilled for both the stock slider rack as well as the Nitro TC3 swing rack. It is also probably the stiffest double deck car on the market, very close to zero torsional flex (by hand, the amount it could flex is not enough to where anyone would feel it on the track). If you want a carbon fiber conversion for the TC3, Brandon, then Warpspeed is where it's at. Not only because it's the best , but because if you need help with the car, I race with you all the time, so I can help.
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I'm talking about TC3 conversion kits such as the IRS, Warpspeed, and BMI vs the standard chassis
It's all personal preference.
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