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Old 06-02-2003, 05:41 PM   #1
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Default Which body offers the most steering?

Same as topic, I'm looking for a touring car sedan body that offers the most steering. I noticed there is a lot of new bodies out there like the stratus 2.1 and crowd pleazer. Anyone tried the crown pleazer, sort have seems like the Alfa body which I love in electric.

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Old 06-02-2003, 05:48 PM   #2
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The most agressive body for steering is supposed to be the Protoform Alfa 156. I have never tried this shell (I mainly run either the Protoform Stratus or Lola shells) so I cant say yes personally but it is a general concensus with people i know that have tried it.
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as a saloon Alfa no question. I cant run one on my MTX3 without continual traction roll. Only thing that has more is the VDS
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Old 06-02-2003, 06:01 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. I didn't even notice there was an alfa body for 200mm, its the 156 model after looking at the protoform site. I will give that a try for sure.

One last question, which body has more steering between the regular stratus and the 2.1?

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I think the 2.1 stratus gives more steering than the older shape. I actually still use the older version as I find these cars produce more than enough steering anyhow due to their size.
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I have tried the old stratus, the stratus 2.1, and the Opel Astra that Protoform made. Off those bodies the 2.1, IMO, is the most neutral, the old stratus had more rear bite, and the Astra even more. I havent tried cutting the wing mounts on the Astra yet, though.

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I have tried the old stratus, the stratus 2.1, and the Opel Astra that Protoform made. Off those bodies the 2.1, IMO, is the most neutral, the old stratus had more rear bite, and the Astra even more. I havent tried cutting the wing mounts on the Astra yet, though.

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I think the 2.1 stratus gives more steering than the older shape. I actually still use the older version as I find these cars produce more than enough steering anyhow due to their size.
That's strange... I thought the older Stratus gave more steering. The 2.1 Stratus has a longer rear body and a larger wing. It has more downforce but lesser steering. Good for high speed tracks but not so for the smaller tight tracks. Maybe I'm wrong but that is what I've experienced.
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Thats possible InitialD. I only ran it one day to try and just happened I had more steering than normal that day. Its possible it was the car set up and not the shell giving me the steering.
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Perhaps its just that different people have different driving styles. I used to take steering out of my cars, couple months ago I did a 180 and wanted more steering, I had to change my set up.

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PROTOform's Chrysler's 300m has proven to be a very popular body style with the RC sedan crowd. It has been modified slightly to better suit the high speeds of the nitro-tourers.



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