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Old 07-07-2011, 03:10 PM   #16
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I can't tell how and why the lightweight bodies are different (they are thinner, duuuh), but they just drive better!
Car has a lower COG with the LW versions.
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Car has a lower COG with the LW versions.
I know, but it really surprised me that it changed things that much!
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Personally I run the standard weight bodies for practice bodies because they are thicker, which means more durable.

I usually only use my good bodies (lightweight and nice paint) for mains and such. Just make sure you still make minimum weight
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Personally I run the standard weight bodies for practice bodies because they are thicker, which means more durable.

I usually only use my good bodies (lightweight and nice paint) for mains and such. Just make sure you still make minimum weight

Just a quick question, how much weight difference is there between your regular weight bodies, and the light weight bodies?

The last few bodies I have painted, I have switched to very simple 2 color patterns, and no overlap (backing) of the paint. MY latest regular weight body came in at 95 grams painted. The one it replaced was 115grams.


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Personally I run the standard weight bodies for practice bodies because they are thicker, which means more durable.

I usually only use my good bodies (lightweight and nice paint) for mains and such. Just make sure you still make minimum weight
I actually find the LW bodies to be more durable, as the standard bodies cracked easier (for me). The LW bodies just bend, twist and turn at impact, but it keeps together.
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for speed6... if u need more steering, position the body a bit forward... then if u feel loose on rear traction, bring the wing more backward... everytime i change a new body, i have to re-do the roll center...
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ive always ran the mazda6 lightweight since i built my cyclone
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I actually find the LW bodies to be more durable, as the standard bodies cracked easier (for me). The LW bodies just bend, twist and turn at impact, but it keeps together.
A very thin, light coat of shoe-goo in the wheel well area can help too. At least it as for me.
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