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Old 04-29-2005, 05:48 PM   #16
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Stuck is high grip. The car grips well. If it's too stuck, basically, the tires are getting too much bite all around and it's not letting that car flow through the corners. If your body has too much downforce and putting too much weight on the tires, it can make the car feel too stuck.
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Old 04-29-2005, 05:55 PM   #17
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Nemesis is a very consistant body. I personally love how it handles in the wind, and the way it transitions. I would choose it over the mazda 6 for racing on medium to large asphalt tracks. Mazda 6 on smaller tracks.


Don't use the PF or Parma alfa on asphalt. It is a low downforce body designed for carpet racing.
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Old 04-29-2005, 08:59 PM   #18
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I've been using the Ride Honda TSX and it handles great on asphalt.
I heard the Ride Stratus bodies are even better. They nake three models Low, med and High downforce.
Everytime Steve gets them in at Speedtech, they sell out Quick!
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Old 04-29-2005, 09:27 PM   #19
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To quote a few people I know the stratus 3.0 is the "easy button"

-Korey

The guys want to put an "Easy" button sticker on the top of my 3.0 so that when I roll it, it automatically goes into "easy" mode instead of "punched to recover"
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Old 04-30-2005, 12:26 AM   #20
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for me
1st choice is the Mazda 6 than stratus than nemesis

just me 2 cents
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Old 04-30-2005, 08:27 AM   #21
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The guys want to put an "Easy" button sticker on the top of my 3.0 so that when I roll it, it automatically goes into "easy" mode instead of "punched to recover"
HAHAHAHA, Maybe thats why Dan likes the body because it makes you slower!!! lol

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luv my ride tsx and my tamiya b4
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Old 04-30-2005, 10:50 AM   #23
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My favorite is the Mazda 6, but I like the TSX to be different. Not a stratus fan b/c I hate the thought of a stratus. I tried the B4 and I really didn't like that. The Caddy was ok, but handled kinda funny.
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I've only used the mazda 6...so i don't know what to compare, but it is still a great body. I race carpet by the way. I also plan on either testing a caddy, parma alfa romeo, or the nemesis. The stratus 3.0 is also top of my list.
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Old 04-30-2005, 05:47 PM   #25
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The car is coming with the "caddy" body so I'll have that and a new Mazda 6 body to test. From what I've heard it seems like the popular all around choice is the Mazda 6.

Hey is there is Protoform stratus 3.1 in a 190mm size yet? That 200 looks wicked!
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Terry: I tell ya once I tell ya twice...[/crappy itallian accent} Its called the Stratus 3.0! The Stratus 3.1 is a 200mm version of the 3.0

Stratus 3.0 is 190mm
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Old 04-30-2005, 06:12 PM   #27
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Oh...my bad. I thought they were different bodies along with the bigger size?
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Old 04-30-2005, 06:22 PM   #28
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I like the nemesis for stock racing but, for 19T or mod I love the Mazda 6. Mazda 6 is a little too much down force for stock racing.
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You want downforce? I'll give you downforce! HPI Escudo body. All the downforce you'll need.
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Old 04-30-2005, 06:24 PM   #30
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Nope, Its just a tradition Protoform has with the second/third generation body 200mm versions

Example: Stratus 2 = 190mm, Stratus 2.1 =200mm or Alfa 2 = 190mm, Alfa 2.1 = 200m
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