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Old 02-17-2005, 04:08 PM   #1
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It appeared as if almost EVERYONE ran an alfa body atop thier sedans at the Birds. Does anyone know who makes it? Thanks
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It was mostly made by Protoform or Parma. I ran the Parma version. Those were the main bodies used at the Birds
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Parma was the only Alfa I saw. There were a couple Protoform Stratus 3.0, but none were in contention.
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Everything I saw was a Parma. Few 3.0s, maybe even a Stratus. But by far it was all abou the Parma Alfa.
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I used at losi alfa at the snowbirds.
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The Parma Alfa was the body of choice.....by far!!
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I'm new to Touring car racing, so to tell you the true I don't know that much. But are bodies that big of a difference really? I got a MPI BMW 3 series body b/c I liked how it looked. Was this a bad choice and why does everyone seem to run a Status or Alfa body? Sorry for the dumb question just wanted to know.
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They really do make difference. Our cars are so light that a few ounces of downforce in a different location really makes a difference. If your running on asphalt go with a Protofrom Stratus or Stratus 2.0 or Mazda 6 and if its carpet go Parma Alpha or Protoform Stratus 3.0.
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thanks, so you are saying that the BMW probably wasn't a good choice?
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The Parma Alfa was the body of choice.....by far!!
yeah i used a parma alfa on pro4 and tc4 i used 3.o stratus what up butta it reggie
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thanks, so you are saying that the BMW probably wasn't a good choice?
I won't say whether it was a good choice but you might be better off using that as a
show body and get something else to race with. One thing about using the same body as everyone else is that you could rule that out as a possible source of a handling problem.
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O.k. I guess I should probably be getting a Stratus 3.0 b/c I don't like the Alfa bodies at all.
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