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Old 12-09-2009, 04:54 PM   #16
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Tamiya's: Gariya, Corvette, RX7, Nissan R35 and NSX all work very well.

HPI: MRS, NSX and new ISF all work good as well.
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:15 PM   #17
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Don't try this one
Looks cool but drives like poo poo
I love that body... but you're right, its good for Rallye Game not on road. Believe it or not, I actually run the Tamiya Porsche 911 GT3. Porsche bodies are usually not the best handling on RC cars.. nonetheless I'm quite happy with it.
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:42 PM   #18
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A 200 mm body would work on a 190mm chassis? How do you make up for width using a 200mm bodyon a 190mm chassis?

Reason for asking is HPI seem to have more 200mm bodies than 190mm bodies.
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:52 PM   #19
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use rims with a larger offset
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ya.... use the HPI TE37 or the Works Wheels in 3mm or 6mm offset...
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Old 12-09-2009, 10:19 PM   #21
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Your right we liked it a lot. Here it is. It should be on in a few weeks.
YOu guys did a nice job on that. Don't tell me Linda painted it?
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Old 12-10-2009, 01:19 AM   #22
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Might as well drive a poo poo. Since we're on this subject, how about the Japanese Toilet?

HPI Lotus Elise for me (190mm).











That thing is hilarious... I might have to get that just for kicks! And get Mr. Hanky from South Park as a driver in there!!!
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Back to the subject, I'm very big fan of the R34 Skyline (from playing Gran Turismo 2 too much):




Tamiya bodies IMO are usually higher quality than HPI, but it does cost a tad bit more than the HPIs...

HPI bodies are beater-bodies IMO.
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Old 12-10-2009, 09:20 AM   #24
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I also am in need of an rcgt body . . . . should have an ofna jl-10 tommorow but have not yet picked up a body, i have the same question but will ask it differently. Is there any bodies a newbie should avoid to keep from self handicapping?
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I also am in need of an rcgt body . . . . should have an ofna jl-10 tommorow but have not yet picked up a body, i have the same question but will ask it differently. Is there any bodies a newbie should avoid to keep from self handicapping?

The body posted by rctvlive is on a ofna JL10. it fits perfectly.
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That thing is hilarious... I might have to get that just for kicks! And get Mr. Hanky from South Park as a driver in there!!!
This body will only fit M-Chassis or other mini 4WD chassis. For $30, I would rather buy an RCGT body set.
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HPI Lotus Elise.
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I love that body... but you're right, its good for Rallye Game not on road. Believe it or not, I actually run the Tamiya Porsche 911 GT3. Porsche bodies are usually not the best handling on RC cars.. nonetheless I'm quite happy with it.
I love Porsche as well , you should try the HPI Porsche 911 GT1 , it's a great looking body that handles really well, very neutral feeling...

http://cgi.ebay.com/HPI-Porsche-911-...item19b87298df
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I love Porsche as well , you should try the HPI Porsche 911 GT1 , it's a great looking body that handles really well, very neutral feeling...

http://cgi.ebay.com/HPI-Porsche-911-...item19b87298df

does looks nice.
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I love Porsche as well , you should try the HPI Porsche 911 GT1 , it's a great looking body that handles really well, very neutral feeling...

http://cgi.ebay.com/HPI-Porsche-911-...item19b87298df
The Tamiya 911 GT1 handles pretty sweet with the stock wing in the back.. I also run an older car.. TA04 TRF ... the TRF416 keeps tempting me.. then I talk myself out of it saying.. my TA04 is just fine.
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