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Old 03-29-2004, 03:47 PM   #16
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I've been running a stratus 2.0 for the last few months and finally got a new mazda 6 body. Can't wait to try it out this weekend. Which has more steering?
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So far my Favorite bodies for asphalt are:

-Protoform Alfa 2.0 if you want alot fo downforce, but a little mroe steering

-Protoform Stratus 2.0 If you want a medium downforce body with a nice neutral feel

-Protoform Mazda 6 if you want alot of downforce

-Losi Alfa for good downforce and lots of steering. Overall my favorite body.

-Losi Skoda for foam tire racing on carpet. It free's the car up real nice.

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fatdoggy:
The Alpha should have more steering, but on faster tracks this could lead to drag. Keep the Stratus around and try both at different tracks.
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Old 03-29-2004, 05:26 PM   #19
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my favorite bodies are 36-24-36
Only if she's 5'3"
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i'll stick w/ the alfa romeo and startus 2.0
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Old 03-29-2004, 06:02 PM   #21
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The Mazda 6 has more steering than the Stratus. It falls in between the stratus and Alpha. But, experiment on your own with the track you are racing at. Heh, the Parma Alpha was the body of choice this last weekend at the Roar Indoor, but it might not be outdoor. Just like different tires work in different situations, so does the body. Don't underestimate the potential in a body. Don't forget about the wing too. Positioning it has an affect too.
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I use the Stratus and the Mazada 6, i personally like the Mazada 6 better because i run indoors. The Stratus is great too, but i didnt really like the Alfa indoors.
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Originally posted by fatdoggy
I've been running a stratus 2.0 for the last few months and finally got a new mazda 6 body. Can't wait to try it out this weekend. Which has more steering?
fatdoggy, let me know the result

Anyways, i was heading towards Mazda 6 before my friend told me about the Stratus 2.0... Maybe ill buy one this wednesday.. thanks guys.

Also, anyone tried HPI Stratus Aero 2?
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Old 03-29-2004, 09:00 PM   #24
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Thanks for the info guys.
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Old 03-30-2004, 02:33 PM   #25
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J-LO, NOW THAT'S A HOT BODY
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Old 03-30-2004, 02:39 PM   #26
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fatdoggy, let me know the result
Sure thing. No traction compound should yeild the better body.
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Old 03-30-2004, 05:23 PM   #27
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The HPI Stratus really doesn't work well; at least that's been my experience. Go Protoform for Stratus.
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Old 03-30-2004, 05:30 PM   #28
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good body? 36 ,24 ,36 only if shes 5 ft 3inches .. haha

Alpha body ... !!
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nice choice on bodies.

Do they have rules for the bodies you can run? ( haven't seen that posted yet ).

I have a tendency to run bodies that most people don't since I like being different, and if you are on a very tight track, I am finding that the HPI Subaru imprezza body has loads of steering and stays fairly stable in the straights due to the huge wing in the rear.

I know this isn't a racing body choice, but if you are club racing and having fun and want something different that still have good handling for what I mentioned, the imprezza seems to work very well.
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http://www.roarracing.com/rules/pdfs/2004rules.pdf

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