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Old 04-24-2004, 02:40 AM
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Losi Skoda on asphalt: too much steering, no rear traction.
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Old 04-24-2004, 09:54 AM
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i have ran the Skoda, but only on carpet with foam. worked great! very neutral, for me anyway. need to grab one of those MG's to try tho...
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Old 04-25-2004, 03:17 PM
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I back-to-backed the mg with a stratus 2 last night on asphalt in modified (schuie mi2)

I felt like maybe the stratus had a touch more steering, but the mg was certainly rock solid. the rear wing area especially seems to work well. Overall I found it very safe, very confidence inspiring that the car wasn't going to do anything too weird.

I'd happily use it again - particularly on big/high speed tracks.
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Old 04-25-2004, 04:19 PM
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Thanks for the info scott_g.

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Old 04-25-2004, 08:09 PM
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I run the skoda body on TC3/BMI on asphalt and with my setup it worked fine. Plenty of steering and rear traction. I want to try the Mazda 6 next.
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Old 04-26-2004, 05:58 AM
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Originally posted by edseb
Mazda 6 body is good. I think it drives a little twitchy, but that's just my experience and quick feel of it. I prefer the Alpha.
Yup! same here dude!! I prefer alpha and stratus...
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Old 04-26-2004, 08:41 AM
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I've been using the Protoform MG body for the past 3 weekends, and I find it to be a very neutral handling body. I just bought another one, and don't see any reason to change.
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Old 04-26-2004, 11:42 AM
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Geppetto, Are you racing indoors on carpet or outdoors on asphalt? I just bought a MG body and want to try it out his weekend on an outdoor track that is more technical than some of the other outdoor tracks in the area.
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Old 04-30-2004, 11:35 PM
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No one else with results?
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