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Old 01-25-2024, 11:16 AM
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If the 200MM Ford GT is also no longer being produced by Protoform then it should also come off the list.
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Old 01-25-2024, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by MC Hamilton
If the 200MM Ford GT is also no longer being produced by Protoform then it should also come off the list.
Some of these may still be available out in the wild so I would keep them for 1 year?
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Old 01-25-2024, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by old_dude
Some of these may still be available out in the wild so I would keep them for 1 year?
Id be down with that, kinda like how the C8.R was allowed for 2023 while the new Corvette was being finished
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Old 01-25-2024, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by old_dude
Some of these may still be available out in the wild so I would keep them for 1 year?

Just got one. Theyíre available still.
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Old 01-27-2024, 05:54 AM
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I contacted Protoform about the Vitorri. They said that it has not been officially discontinued yet but they have zero in stock and none on the que to be made. So, if it still shows on their website, it hasnít officially been discontinued.

I interpret that as the molds are still available if there is renewed interest in it. That is one of the bodies I wanted to try.
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Time for the track. Still might add the stickers for the Ford GT. But looks good so far.
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Originally Posted by Rogt24




Time for the track. Still might add the stickers for the Ford GT. But looks good so far.
One of the rules that will stay, and I mention it here, is that the loose lexan pieces must be installed. That is those pesky "B" pillar parts on the Ford GT. Exception is wing end plates. That is in the rules.
Now, what does that puppy weigh.
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Old 01-31-2024, 07:22 AM
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Those B-pillar parts are called buttresses.. probably an extra 6 grams of lexan and shoegoo? you will easily make that up in aero gains… but let’s talk about missing head and tail light?!
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Originally Posted by old_dude
One of the rules that will stay, and I mention it here, is that the loose lexan pieces must be installed. That is those pesky "B" pillar parts on the Ford GT. Exception is wing end plates. That is in the rules.
Now, what does that puppy weigh.
Gotcha. This is more an experiment. Not even a class yet where I run. It does feel heavy.
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Originally Posted by Rogt24
Gotcha. This is more an experiment. Not even a class yet where I run. It does feel heavy.
The 200 is very heavy by compairison. Mine when I built it came in close to 130g.
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Originally Posted by LordSchnert
Those B-pillar parts are called buttresses.. probably an extra 6 grams of lexan and shoegoo? you will easily make that up in aero gainsÖ but letís talk about missing head and tail light?!
It is funny that they are called that as a buttress has a civil engineering definition and it isn't even close to what these are.
There is no aero advantage to them on the RC car, I ran it both ways. It is just a rule Dumper put in to make the cars look like the real things. Weight is the killer on most of these bodies.
In reality the body is just to heavy to be competitive in the 200 form. Looks cool though.
I never tried the 190 version which is pulled from .025 instead on .030. It should be much lighter and perform much better too.
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Originally Posted by old_dude
It is funny that they are called that as a buttress has a civil engineering definition and it isn't even close to what these are.
There is no aero advantage to them on the RC car, I ran it both ways. It is just a rule Dumper put in to make the cars look like the real things. Weight is the killer on most of these bodies.
In reality the body is just to heavy to be competitive in the 200 form. Looks cool though.
I never tried the 190 version which is pulled from .025 instead on .030. It should be much lighter and perform much better too.
Iím back racing after 16 years I need the extra beef off the body. 😜
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This is interesting, but who makes it? 1:10 RC Clear Lexan Body Shell BMW M8 GTE with decals M Power. From 0.75mm (0.03") lexan so it may be heavy.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/12516408955...Cclp%3A4429486
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Originally Posted by MC Hamilton
This is interesting, but who makes it? 1:10 RC Clear Lexan Body Shell BMW M8 GTE with decals M Power. From 0.75mm (0.03") lexan so it may be heavy.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/12516408955...Cclp%3A4429486
Team C Racing https://www.teamcracing.net/product-page/tc088
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Originally Posted by Mac The Knife
GT cars - BMW, Lexus, and Porsche all right here. https://www.teamcracing.net/%E5%89%A...0mm-muscle-car
If we want realism, these bring it.
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