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Old 12-14-2011, 06:06 PM   #1
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Default F104GX Conversion Kit

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HKS hobby is currently taking pre-order of the new F104GX conversion kit.


http://store.hkshobby.com/product_in...oducts_id=9548

Chassis conversion for the 3Racing FGX F1 chassis .
The conversion chassis will replace FGX chassis with a new carbon chassis.
The rear of the chassis will stay the same as FGX
For the front end components with it will require a Tamiya F104 pieces
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Old 12-14-2011, 06:16 PM   #2
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Old 12-15-2011, 04:39 AM   #3
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That looks so cool. now i want one.
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Did you move the left rear post in front of the motor, for more clearance?
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Looks very wide... close to the front, will it stay inside teh F104 bodies?
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Looks very wide... close to the front, will it stay inside teh F104 bodies?
No way will it fit under a 104 body.

My question would be why? What's the benefit? Just because you can? Cuz it looks cool?
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My question would be why? What's the benefit? Just because you can? Cuz it looks cool?
Its for people who like the F104 front end but want to have the IRS of the FGX.
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No way will it fit under a 104 body.

My question would be why? What's the benefit? Just because you can? Cuz it looks cool?
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Its for people who like the F104 front end but want to have the IRS of the FGX.
That's where the conversion will fall short...the Rabbit will at least fit F104 bodies which will greatly increase the amount of bodies available. Yes there will still be people who want the F104 front suspension due to the weakness of the FGX front end..but the F104 front end isn't all that strong either and has issues with the upper arm bending often in a crash...so converting just to be able to use a different front end is pretty moot unless you can use the bodies as well.
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Using the F104 front arm will be more durable and scale looking I thinking. Very nice !
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I bought the FGX for the drop nose and the IRS. I'd rather see someone come out with a top deck replacement and stronger aftermarket front arms for the original chassis. This doesn't trip my trigger. I'd rather just get an F104 and the F1R kit.
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I bought the FGX for the drop nose and the IRS. I'd rather see someone come out with a top deck replacement and stronger aftermarket front arms for the original chassis. This doesn't trip my trigger. I'd rather just get an F104 and the F1R kit.
bingo. And I am getting the F1R too
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