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Old 05-13-2004, 08:28 PM
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Originally posted by The Black Kat
Lets get a few things strait...

1) I'm not "very young" or a "kid"...I'm in high school pal. That means I passed grades 1-8.
Did they teach you how to spell yet?

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All I can say is I'd NEVER reccomend ANYBODY a Stratus 2.0 unless they were using it as a show car.
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I said I WOULDN'T RECCOMEND IT FOR USE ON CARPET....
Sounds like you said two different things...
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Old 05-13-2004, 08:29 PM
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Anyways, back to topic...
Would you guys say the same about the 1/18 sized versions of the Mazda and Alfa? I like the Mazda better, personally.
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Originally posted by micros_rock
Did they teach you how to spell yet?

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=strait


Sounds like you said two different things...
Yeah, I thought maybe the comment about it sucking period was a lil harsh so I clarified it a bit....Sorry, when I get the choice of racing carpet or asphalt I usually choose carpet....I admit the statement was a lil biased but I think it sucks on the carpet

BTW: I'm going to give the MG a try...If it handles anything like the old Stratus I think I'll like it. The old stratus had some okay downforce but felt stable & good thorugh the turns.
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Old 05-14-2004, 05:29 AM
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you're in aus, so if you go pickup a copy of the latest racing lines it contains an article in which 10+ bodies are tested and briefly reviewed w/ lap times by mr abbott.

worth a look.
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Old 05-14-2004, 07:37 AM
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i know i posted this before but it seemed to have got swallowed by other posts.

does anyone know where i can buy a parma alfa in the UK?

also what are your opinions on the parma alfa compared to the stratus 2/aero 2?

thanks
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Old 05-14-2004, 07:39 AM
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WRX: looks good

BTW: Heres my new MG (got the body already painted off E-bay for a cool $25)

Heres the pic:
http://rctech.net/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=859163
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Old 05-14-2004, 07:48 AM
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one of the best bodies i have use is the HPI areo 2 its got everything you want form a body shell
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Originally posted by pro4_chris
one of the best bodies i have use is the HPI areo 2 its got everything you want form a body shell
yea but hpi body are pretty thin comparded to the pro-line/ protoform bodies. i had one of my friends put a calipers to each body (not painted) and the pro-line/protoform is if i remember right 3 or 4 thousands thicker(dont quote me just becuse we did this a year ago) and that the hpi bodies due to there thin shell make it easier to crack, but its a personal prefrence and if u like the aero 2 then stick with it, i prefere the TL alfa, proto alfa2.0,and the stratus 2.0 and the mazda 6. i think out of trying them all i found that some work better depending on the track and its conditions and wether ur runing foams or rubber tires.

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Old 05-14-2004, 03:37 PM
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I think you canīt really say whatīs the best body.
First of all it depends on the car. For me it seems each body doesnīt work the same with each car.
When I bought my first Stratus 2.0 I was using a TC3 that time and I found the Stratus didnīt work for me as I always had a loose rear end with it. Than I bought an EVO3 and tried the same Stratus 2.0 again and it worked awesome. Since then itīs my favourite body for the EVO3.

Beside this, setup and personal preference also will have an influence for the choice of body.
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Originally posted by V12
When I bought my first Stratus 2.0 I was using a TC3 that time and I found the Stratus didnīt work for me as I always had a loose rear end with it. Than I bought an EVO3 and tried the same Stratus 2.0 again and it worked awesome. Since then itīs my favourite body for the EVO3
LMAO...Same here....loose on the Tc3...

I just got my E3 & gave the Strat away
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Parma Alfa...the best looking and most realistic on the market...awesome handling too
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Drive something you like to look at, and forget all the aerodynamic Crap. Bet some of the top drivers in the world could win with a dump truck body on a TC chassis....
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Old 05-15-2004, 07:03 AM
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Matt, you could go to Parma's website and send them an email asking what shops in the UK are importing the body.
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Old 05-15-2004, 07:57 AM
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good idea doug
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