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Old 05-11-2003, 01:01 AM
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Originally posted by fastharry
and you know what,to their credit...HPI's probably the ONLY company that admits their mistakes...AND corrects them in a few months...
Um, not really...they goofed up big time when they killed off their Forum...

I used to go there just for the flame wars sometimes. Really made my day...
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Old 05-11-2003, 09:46 AM
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yeah I really enjoyed there forum also , how about those 2 guys who were supposed to meet at the winter nats and fight do you remember that ,I think one guys name was yokomo,I thought don king was going to show up in the forum and do some promoting haha . It was a nice place with alot of info and was frequently visited by some real fast 1/8 scale racers. I go to ashford hobbies forum alot now or sgrid.com.
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Old 05-11-2003, 09:49 AM
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hey I think I remember you from their proceed forum were you old skool in there also, if so you really had alot of really good advice that alot of people probably used.
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Old 05-11-2003, 12:54 PM
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looks like HPI really did thier homework this time. I hope to see this car in the nationals or other big races coming up. It'll be interesting to see what happens.
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Old 05-11-2003, 03:59 PM
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Car looks very good. A combination of all of the latest trends in nitro TC. It is not really groundbreaking, but looks to be a solid vehicle.
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Originally posted by AMGRacer
A combination of all of the latest trends in nitro TC.
I'm a little surprised that HPI and Mugen left out the floating rear body mount...
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Old 05-11-2003, 04:49 PM
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According to Mugen they tested one and they decided that with touring car bodies the traditional mounting style works better. Not sure about more detail than that.
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Old 05-11-2003, 04:50 PM
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well,get ready..Thad Garner replied in the PRO3 thread that this IS the car...


I am ready.....
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Old 05-11-2003, 08:39 PM
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well, it looks like I'll be owning another HPI
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Old 05-11-2003, 08:52 PM
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Originally posted by AMGRacer
According to Mugen they tested one and they decided that with touring car bodies the traditional mounting style works better. Not sure about more detail than that.
Interesting - it's hard to imagine how the floating rear mount would hurt, given the large, high-downforce wings in use even with touring car bodies...

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Old 05-11-2003, 10:07 PM
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Damn...you did it to me again Looks like I want try yet another car.

Why oh why do things have to change or get better...I can't resist buying new stuff.

I now have a NTC3 plus essentials and a MTX3 w/hop-ups (not even run yet) and now I want another. I fell into the trap of a considerably hopped-up RS4-3 but I still can't resist this car AND the new G40.

Time to go to bed and earn more $$$ in th AM to support my addiction.

Thanks and no thanks for the info fastharry.

BTW was just in Maui and Kauai this past January...just had to mention it since you had talked about Hawaii briefly.

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Don't forget...all the n00b's will be clamoring on, wondering how to fit a .21 in it...
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Originally posted by Old Skool
Don't forget...all the n00b's will be clamoring on, wondering how to fit a .21 in it...

............. wait, did you say .21? .21!!! What about that .26 and .25 and .247 and .24(5867979375606...), will these work with it?





let's pray that doesn't happen.

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Originally posted by Im2lazy
............. wait, did you say .21? .21!!! What about that .26 and .25 and .247 and .24(5867979375606...), will these work with it?





Let's pray that doesn't happen.

You know it will.

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Originally posted by Old Skool
Don't forget...all the n00b's will be clamoring on, wondering how to fit a .21 in it...
not to mention all the Mugen owners as they finally admit that getting parts IS a big part of RC..
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