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Old 03-28-2004, 03:13 PM
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The new Mazda 6 is awesome,

most people at our track are running them ( it's the new stratus )
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Old 03-29-2004, 10:17 AM
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i've seen that a lot of people don't use the two fins in the middle. are there any reasons or pros/cons for doing or not doing this?
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Old 03-29-2004, 11:30 AM
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I like the new Mazda 6 and it seems to be very predictable and basic. Not as much stearing as the Alpha, so for me and my style of driving, I prefer the Alpha. Then again, most of the tracks I've been running lately are very tight and technical, not fast and flowing, so my results are accordingly relative.
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Old 03-30-2004, 07:25 AM
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Dont you guys think that the MAzda 6 front is alittle bit bulky?
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Old 03-30-2004, 08:03 AM
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Just finished shooting the paint.
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Old 03-30-2004, 09:22 AM
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Kreator:
The Mazda 6 front end isn't reall that bulky. If you compair it to the Stratus, its actually lower profile which makes the Stratus push more.
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Old 04-02-2004, 09:59 PM
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I dunno if this is just me or what, but the wing seems to extend almost 1/4 inch above the roof line! I'm sure this accounts alot for the slight push into the turns as opposed to the Alfa 2.0 body with the same setup. The Mazda wing is tall in stock trim. So I cut it down to "regulation" height. I'll see how it does tomorrow/today. I haven't changed a thing on the car. Should be interesting. You'd think they'd make a trim line for Roar rules. My Alfa complies with the rules. Anyhow, this should be an interesting test...
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Old 04-02-2004, 11:43 PM
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That's easy to solve. Do what I did, add the low downforce, aftermarket wing put out by Protoform. I have not have any problems since I switched to the Mazda 6 and added the wing.

Good luck.
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Old 04-03-2004, 02:28 AM
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just posting for a friend here's his 6
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Old 04-03-2004, 10:04 AM
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Here is a Mazda Frank from Franks Bodies did for me.
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Old 04-03-2004, 10:21 AM
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nemore pics of that hsell from the side?
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Old 04-03-2004, 11:45 AM
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Okay, here is an oblique shot.
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Old 04-03-2004, 07:33 PM
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I trimmed the rear wing down almost a 1/4". Now it's Roar legal. Not that it matters much here. But I like to run within the rules. Plus we are having the Region3 race here in June. Anyways, car handled pretty good. I think it gained some steering back. But this was obviously due to less rear downforce. I still like the body. But would like to do more comparisons against the Alfa 2.0 and maybe the MG since I have one laying around.
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Old 04-03-2004, 07:40 PM
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Mazda 6 review - Pushes a little going from a straight through a 180* turn when brakes arn't used. If you use brakes there is no push and you can easily rotate it around(rear end isn't loose though). Braking late works better then letting off early for this body, IMO. Going through the twisty's the rear again rotates great without being loose. There is no excessive drag down the straight. Great body, I'm very happy with it.
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Old 04-03-2004, 08:37 PM
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Fat, are you running full wing with the divider thingies or Roar Legal (not above roof line)? Just curious...
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