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Old 09-12-2009, 09:36 AM   #1
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has anyone tried to make a clear body tear off that would allow you to instantly clean off your body? I think it done correctly and cheaply it would be kinda cool, you could have a perfectly clean body for almost every race. I got this idea from watching 410 sprint cars and watching the drivers pulling their tear off, off during a particullarly muddy race.
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Never seen or heard of it. Just keep the plastic cover on your body when you get it and peel that off after a race. But being serious now. You would have to stash up on a bunch of wraps and put them on your body. That just sounds like more pain to get that to fit on good then just cleaning the body itself.
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How about different color tear-offs... that way if you hack someone really bad your pit crew can change your car color so you can be stealthy.
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In the long run it would be cheaper to just bring an extra body or two. Paint them the same, drop on the clean shiney one before your main.

I just fill a small bucket with water and a little soap and wipe down my body, wheels, and wing with wet paper towels.

Then I wad the towel up and chuck it at the back of one of the truggy drivers like a giant spitwad and point to a 1/10th scale drivers.

Why put tear offs on your body, when your body itsself actually is a tear off.
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I clean my car every other race unless it needs torn down or was really muddy
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I could see this being a good idea for an extremely muddy race, like the World's last year, where you can pull into the pit and have the pit guy pull off a tear-off and eliminate the weight added by the mud....
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At the worlds, Pavidis stacked two bodies on top of each other, so the top body could be removed exposing the clean body underneath...
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I remember that. Simply brilliant
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Couldn't you just use cling wrap?? might have to tape it to the underside of the body but I would think this serves the purpose.
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