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Old 01-24-2004, 03:05 PM
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Those of you that are running the Mazda 6 body....can you tell me how you are cutting the rear wing (which line are you cutting on). Do you make the wing small or large? I am racing on carpet. Thanks
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Forget that body run a Parma Alfa

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Old 01-24-2004, 03:40 PM
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I made mine large but, I have no clue if that's what I should have done. The car seems to handle pretty well though.
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Old 01-24-2004, 03:51 PM
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make sure the wing is even with the roofline of the car to be legal, which means 1 1/4 inch more off the stock cut line. it still handles awesome.
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I have a Parma Alpha......might be the best TC body out there!!! Just have a Mazda 6 that was ready to be painted so I figured I would play with that!
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You want the wing smaller opposed to the larger cut lines. You might even find that you can cut the rear wing down as well. The Mazda will be absolutely awesome at the Gate......
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in order to be roar legal you have to cut on the line that makes the spoiler more narrow from front to back.that fits the gauge perfect.the spoiler has to be even with the top of the car.they put a level on it so its gotta be pretty good.the car handles amesome on asphalt like this.i do not run carpet so i cant really give any info on that.hope this helps
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After trimming the wing down to the smaller size, it has two mounting holes on each side. The wing mount on the body has two positions.....any suggestions?
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I just prepared a much touted Mazda 6 body and then tried to fit it to one of my Losi XXX-S Graphite chassis. When getting the body's wheel wells lined up reasonably well to the front and rear wheels of the chassis, the front bumper ends up being way too far behind the nose of the body (too big a gap). Don't want to add (weight) anything to fill the space either. Will be sticking with ProtoForm's great Alfa 156 body for my Losi cars.

Gotta look into the Parma Alfa thing...
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Like Trinityracenut said, if the track uses ROAR rules, the wing will have to be cut. If they dont, then trim the wing as a tunning option. The officials may make you cut it to match the roof line. You have to experiment with it.
I have been using the Mazda 6 for a few races, and have had good rersults. It provides same steering as the alfa, but more control.
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