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Old 03-12-2019, 08:40 AM
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Hi guys . I play mr03 98mm body and I want to try 94mm. What body is good for races ? Thank you
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Hi guys . I play mr03 98mm body and I want to try 94mm. What body is good for races ? Thank you
I'm not the most knowledgeable in Mini Z but my Toyota 86 mr03 was driving circles around everyone at our local track. But it is a very small track with tight turns, so may not be applicable for you. I personally think tires and wheel setup make a bigger difference.
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Hi guys . I play mr03 98mm body and I want to try 94mm. What body is good for races ? Thank you
Ferrari F430
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As mentioned already F430 but just to emphasize the GT versions as the street versions is slower. If you wanna go for max handling performance you'll need to not only shave the inside of rear wheel wells but also raise them (bigger hole towards top) to accommodate +2 offset wheels in the rear and run +1 in the front. if you're not feeling the bigger rear wheel wells then just use +1's but use 0 offset fronts instead.

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the f430gt and f360gtc are arguably the two best 94mm bodies. These are full race prepped with lexan windows.
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It looks like it will work if I move my damper and shock forward by using the 102mm hole on my PN LCG V4 motor mount. Seems to be a common config.
Okay, I cheated. The rear was already sitting lower than the front so I moved the body clips down about 1.5mm. This evened it out and gave me the room I needed.

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Okay, I cheated. The rear was already sitting lower than the front so I moved the body clips down about 1.5mm. This evened it out and gave me the room I needed.
looks good, nice and flat with a proper amount of clearance. I always prefer slightly too much clearance over too little.
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This the seller. Currently out but I believe get more.


Far better then cardboard box.


Almost forgot. Thank you to Kyosho for including instructions.
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2 upgrades in 2 races. Somebody slow me down. I’ll stay with the stock friction shock for at least this weekend. I can also use the oil filled shock, which I’ve had for few months. But chose not to use yet.
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2 upgrades in 2 races. Somebody slow me down. Iíll stay with the stock friction shock for at least this weekend. I can also use the oil filled shock, which Iíve had for few months. But chose not to use yet.
On my 90MM chassis I am running a Kyosho carbon dampener and no shock, I am running a PN (IIRC) 86MM T-Plate that is very soft transversely but pretty stiff vertically. . I have tried a few different fluids and and not felt much difference so I just kind of stick with few drops of 40wt shock oil. With that being said play with the tension on the springs and spacers under the springs, that does make a difference.

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So I understand that the Ferrari 430 GT & 360 GTC are the best 94mm for racing, what about 98mm or 102mm? I don’t have any LM setup yet but I would like to try.
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So I understand that the Ferrari 430 GT & 360 GTC are the best 94mm for racing, what about 98mm or 102mm? I donít have any LM setup yet but I would like to try.
98mm, the McClaren 12C is very popular for stock motor. As is the older Audi r8. There are plenty of good 98mm bodies, with different strengths and weaknesses. I have been looking the long tail McLaren for pro stock classes and may use it in super stock at the PN race. The 599xx is a fast forgiving body, but it doesn't suit my driving style.

I also like the new Honda NSX for stock class racing on smaller tracks. But, dont see many people with it.
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EMU if your looking for performance skip the trouble with the long tail Mclren...a fast driver in our club bought it for the looks after he broke his 12c to only park it after using it once in a race where the car did horrible with the body being the only variable...just sayin.

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So I understand that the Ferrari 430 GT & 360 GTC are the best 94mm for racing, what about 98mm or 102mm? I don’t have any LM setup yet but I would like to try.

98mm: (pretty much in this order)
McLaren 12c specially in stock...SS or mod can be fast but not for all driving styles.
Jomurema GT01 - for mod this was fastest for me than any other (almost a game changer) / best results with lexan roof
older Audi R8 - really good in super stock / edgier than 599 & Mosler but also faster.
599 always a good bet for an easy driving body stock-SS-Mod
TRP Mosler - another easy to drive and fast body / this one for sure need sthe lexan roof to be in 5th position on this chart

102mm: the ranking I have to leave it for others with more experience but a lightened 962 with the shorter wing got me to first place in a 90 minute LM enduro race.
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Mugler, I will bring the big mac to the race to have the option. No harm in that. I have seen it perform very well years ago, and was unstoppable in modified in the hands of one of our local fast drivers. I think he went close to 10 races without a loss.

it definitely is not as nimble as other bodies, and but it carries speed well through the corners. Definitely not the best option for stock, but one that I think can perform well with a good setup under it in super stock dependent on layout.

I do need to get my hands on a bar of soap, I mean jomurema body with lexan roof. Short overhangs make it agile, and it looks like it won't hang up on the boards at all. My personal opinion is that it does not belong in the GT classes because it does not represent a real car, but that's a different topic.

102mm, mazda has the most entrance steering. Sauber is best balance and most durable. Porsche KH has best power application and decent balance. Porsche LH is sluggish and pushy. Toyota carves up the track, maintains momentum well but heaviest in the class.
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