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Old 11-09-2013, 03:12 PM   #16
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The wildfire worked really well for a VTA with some minor mods and add ons.
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Old 11-09-2013, 04:23 PM   #17
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The wildfire worked really well for a VTA with some minor mods and add ons.
So you have one already G? I hope so, I'd like to see one 1st hand.
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Old 11-09-2013, 04:33 PM   #18
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So you have one already G? I hope so, I'd like to see one 1st hand.
No I don't have one. I was referring to the previous car.
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Oh, I've been looking at VBC for a USVTA chassis already. I'm not sure if I wanna stray just yet
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The Ghost's chassis design roots from the original Wildfire. The original wildfire is still a very capable car with a solid suspension design. The Ghost picks and chooses a few aspects from the D06 to make it a VTA tailored car.

I've helped a little with the prototype, and even before it was polished up, it was great in VTA or even 17.5 Sedan. Be excited about it

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Am I to understand that the chassis was engineered to perform better under VTA conditions as opposed to TC setups?

Edit: Nevermind. I missed about a page of this thread. I phones really aren't the best way to use this forum.
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Wow just seen this on redrc very nice VBC
Looking foward to see how it will do on the track
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Old 11-09-2013, 07:50 PM   #23
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I've seen this car in person, very well designed car. This car is a beast in the VTA/scale spec class.

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Looks good. It is listed as $299 on APS Racing but only $249 on VBC (not saying it isn't worth $300 but just wondering). Also I notice that the steering system uses plastic bushings... I assume the rest of the car uses ball bearings?
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Old 11-09-2013, 09:07 PM   #25
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Any plans for CF and aluminum upgrades? If not is there any reason a racer would not want them? Aside from price point should I pick this chassis over the D06 for it's handling alone?
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Why did you guys go with the old shock bodies but the new shock shafts? What effect does this give?
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I think one advantage to having the shocks like that is that you can build a much more consistent shocks. The d06 shafts area few mm shorter than the standard d05 shafts, it will be easy to build the shocks completely dead time after time. Also, the dampening characteristics of a big bore are different than the standard bore. Maybe the found that this setup worked better in the VTA class.

I'm going to build my d05 with d06 towers and shock shafts/springs to see if it feels different than my standard d05 setup.
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Old 11-10-2013, 04:19 PM   #28
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So since this is VTA specific, what did they do to fix the issue with the front wheels rubbing the spindle like on the D05? Is there a wider hex included or just continue using spacers?
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So since this is VTA specific, what did they do to fix the issue with the front wheels rubbing the spindle like on the D05? Is there a wider hex included or just continue using spacers?
The kit comes standard with 4pcs 5.0mm, 4pcs 6.0mm and 2pcs 6.5mm wheel hubs. So you can interchange to fit your wheels and the width of the car. Thanks!
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Thanks. Whats the part # on the 6 and 6.5 hexes. I would like to get some for my D05. I bought it used about a week before this release. Still prob going to get one though. Looks awesome and at a great price
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