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Old 07-16-2004, 01:05 PM   #1501
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AMS makes a decal set with a rothmans livery, I am not sure of the year but it would be the closest I know of. I think speedtech has a few of the AMS sets, if not you could try rainbow ten.
Does AMS have a websight to be able to veiw the different decal sets?
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Old 07-16-2004, 01:10 PM   #1502
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Hi Guys,

AMS has no website that I know of, and a lot of their previous decals are no longer being produced. Even when I was in Japan I tried looking around the different shops for them, and they are all pretty much been discontinued

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Old 07-17-2004, 01:40 AM   #1503
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That's too bad. I really liked their livery.
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Old 07-21-2004, 09:40 AM   #1504
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I was just wondering about this and maybe one of you f201 gurus can answer my question, I'm setting my f201 for the TCS race on sunday, now I regularly run my TA04 at the same track and I have found a pretty good setup for it, I know they're different cars but could I use the same shock oil weight as a starting point or are these two just too different?
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Old 07-21-2004, 11:31 AM   #1505
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What pistons are you running? If you're using the stock "nail" pistons, try starting with 3000 weight silicone diff oil (the stuff you put in nitro onroad car gear diffs.) If you're running the Tamiya teflon pistons, I'd start with 60 weight/3 hole piston with the kit shock bodies and 50 weight/3 hole with the alum shock bodies.
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Old 07-21-2004, 11:35 AM   #1506
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Yeah, I still got to upgrade the pistons and shafts, I didn't have enough time to mail order these, and the LHS didn't have them, big suprise. Thanks Psycho I'll try the diff oil.
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I was just wondering about this and maybe one of you f201 gurus can answer my question, I'm setting my f201 for the TCS race on sunday, now I regularly run my TA04 at the same track and I have found a pretty good setup for it, I know they're different cars but could I use the same shock oil weight as a starting point or are these two just too different?
The cars are going to be completely different. The F201 has a cantilever shock system which will react differently. You will just have to get there early or the day before to test. Don't forget the tires have an enormous sidewall, that's another issue you will have to worry about when driving.
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Yeah, I kinda figured they'd be to different to compare, I'll take your advise and show up early on sunday.
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If you have the tuned kit, you pretty much have everything you need to win. Good luck.
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I wish I had the tuned kit. I priced it and it didn't seem to me that what they include in it justified the price. Anyway thanks I'll try my best, this will be my first time racing it.
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actually, if you add up all the (generally agreed upon) hopups necessary to be competetive, it works out well. i bought a used base kit for 100, then added up some of the stuff, which came to another 100... plus the two BMW bodies, etc... looks more attractive, for sure.

plus, its blue anodized--- its all about the bling, baby!
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Well, as a new owner of an F201, I can't wait to get it on the track. It's a Ferrari kit with all of the Tuned Kit hopups except for the reinforced arms and one set of aluminum rocker arms (both of which, I ordered this evening.)

The cars look so great on the track - the realism is amazing. I'm going to try to do a "walk on" at TCS Nationals this August - hope I don't make a fool of myself.



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You should be able to do a walk on at the nats. The only requirement is you have to have had attended a regional event.
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Thanks, Neil. I qualified in GT1 in Memphis, so I thought I'd also try F1. Are you running there this year?

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Well my maiden racing experience with the F201 is in the books, as I posted last week, I took part in the TCS event yesterday, my performance wasn't great I only made it into the C main with just two other guys. But it's cool I messed up on the tire choice I should have bought both A and B compounds instead my dumbass, just got the Bs, I was banking on it being real hot like last year, well it was in the low to mid 70's. Other than the goof with the tires I think it handled very good and it even had plenty of grunt, I'm definitely hooked on racing this car.
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