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Old 03-01-2007, 12:02 AM
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Does anybody have any comments of the following 2 Serpent bodies?

1. McLaren GT1 1/8 body
2. Porsche GT1 1/8 body

I'm a little tired of looking at the typical lola bodies and looking for alternatives that work just as well.

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Old 03-01-2007, 12:11 AM
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They only look good. There is not enough down force provided with those bodies. Kyosho Dome is the way to go, not to thin,great response. As far as lola goes I like the Kawahara. Peace
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Originally Posted by wario69
Does anybody have any comments of the following 2 Serpent bodies?

1. McLaren GT1 1/8 body
2. Porsche GT1 1/8 body

I'm a little tired of looking at the typical lola bodies and looking for alternatives that work just as well.

-- Wario
I feel the same way
What I have been told from people who have used them is....they have a lot more rear down force because of the large rear wing. This could cause cars to push more. Also the motors tend to run a little hotter do to the body style blocking the cooling head.

With that being said...they apparently don't drive that bad.
They were being used a lot in Europe. I tried to order one in September and my reseller has yet to get his hands on one...they just aren't very popular

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We run a saloon class in New Zealand which uses those bodies. I like the Porsche GT1 and the other guys at my track like the McLaren. They are about .5 second slower per lap on our track then a Can Am body.
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