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Old 01-24-2007, 12:37 PM
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has anyone used the vantage racing carbon fiber pipe on a vore rrr?
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Old 01-24-2007, 06:18 PM
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has anyone used the vantage racing carbon fiber pipe on a vore rrr?
yes, used it on my 12tz 5 port, good for club racing.
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Old 01-25-2007, 05:46 PM
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yes, used it on my 12tz 5 port, good for club racing.
how about its durability, can the pipe withstand minor crashes
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Originally Posted by buboy28
how about its durability, can the pipe withstand minor crashes
Yes! it's been a year since I've started using the Vantage pipe, went through major and minor side impact, there is scratches and scrapes on the stinger
but no dents on the pipe itself. I also have the conventional aluminum pipe
that lasted 1 race, both pipes have pros and cons. if you want durability you won't be dissapointed. however the aluminum pipe will give you more horespower.
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aluminum pipe will dent easily but carbon won't
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Originally Posted by buboy28
how about its durability, can the pipe withstand minor crashes

I use to use this pipe on both my RRR's. The sound is amazing especially on a 5P TZ and performance not bad at all. However, I would beg to differ about its durability.

I went through about 3 pipes in the space of about 2 months. These resulted from a number of bumps. (Not major crash at all)

This could be a bump from another car or grazing a side wall. I brought it to the attention of Vantage Racing (Mike Chang) and they did say they were looking into an "add-on" item to add reinforcement. But to date, I have not heard of anything.

Since then, I have switched to the Skyline VR12+ pipe and have been very happy. Very strong pipe with amazing power.

Please note this is just my personal experience and would recommend you test the CF pipe yourself.
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