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Old 12-04-2006, 03:54 PM   #16
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The MRX4-R. I have only ran the Kyosho body so far and it did well. So do most of you think that the Lola is out of date now?
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Old 12-04-2006, 04:55 PM   #17
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Yep, the Lola's just aren't good enough, not nearly as stable as the Dome or the Audi R10. My preference is the R10, a bit more forgiving than the Dome, which is still a darn good body, especially when you compare it to the new lola's (ie the serpent ev-03). The old Lola's are even worse. If you haven't played with different bodies, you will be suprised how big of a difference it will make.
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Old 12-04-2006, 05:50 PM   #18
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i prefer using the Audi R10, very neutral. It made my car really stable. When i used the Whip, my car pushed. The Dome provides ample steering.

i think of the 3, the order from least steering to most steering is, Whip, R10, then the Dome.

the proto T530 and the serpent T530 are awesome to use as well. plenty of steering and provides adequate traction.
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Old 12-05-2006, 09:25 AM   #19
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Here is my experience with the bodies on my MRX4-R:

Kyosho Dome crazy steering at low, mid, & high speed feels twitchy compared to the other bodies, very very responsive, guys that like a ton of steering will love it.

Whip a lot of low & mid speed steering but very controllable, smooth high speed steering, body likes to be slammed in the front (very little lip) or it tends to push.

Protoform T-530 great in its day, but the new stuff just has way more steering than it, although it still is a very neutral body. I would start with it then move to the other bodies depending on what I was looking for.

Parma R10 felt balanced, stable, enough steering for any track, very predictable. A good all around body.

But IMO just try any of the new style bodies back 2 back and you will be surprise at how they change the handling characteristics of the car.
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Old 12-05-2006, 09:35 AM   #20
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Thanks Chewdogg. R10 using short mounts no spacer short rear body support links outside hole. 10 mm from bumper. MRX-4-R
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Old 12-05-2006, 09:42 AM   #21
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chewdogg, i was wondering if you could tell me what does the "lip" on your mugen whip body measure???
i have two of them and the lip seems a little larger than other bodies.
imj just wondering if i should cut it down a bit
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AKSHUN.... for an estimate. It is no larger than the lip on a kyosho dome body(very small). But I'll post an exact number tonite.
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Akshun....it's about 2.5mm
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When your talking about the lip, are you asking how much the wing is sticking up on the back of the body?
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The lip on the front of the body.
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Old 12-06-2006, 10:18 AM   #27
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Thanks chewdogg, looks like i have some trimmin to do.
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