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Old 11-10-2010, 04:42 PM   #76
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"Regardless of how well it handled or how fast it was...out of the box the F201 was built more like a toy than a race car."

That's where I have the advantage...sometimes. With my false ID I can run in the 7 year old nearsited powder puff class, they give free kittens to the winner even though I have not won a stupid cat yet.
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We've run the F201 and F103 together. The F201 with a 23T could not match the laptimes of a silvercan F103 on our local track.
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:45 AM   #78
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I remember reading that write-up once or twice, the following statement is the funniest bit:

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and the F103's gearing was adjusted to 3.88:1. On the track, the F103 was incredibly fast and applying too much throttle would easily spin the tires.
A 13-Turn geared at 3.88 spinning the tires! They running on ice or something?? lol
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InspGadgt - …but drop an F103 into the mix and you had 9 upset guys saying it wasn’t fair.
You still have guys doing that now j/k
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anyone remember this car.

The Kyosho SR-5. i picked one up on ebay for cheap a couple years bacl. mine was the stock car model, but it came with the rear wing mount. it was a great car.

the bad was the "suspension" on the back. but i loved the front upper plate. it really looks like a F1 car with the shell off with that upper reinforcing plastic plate.

here are some picks of mine. now i wish i would have kept it. part support was rough though. i would have to go with a 103 now.













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