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Old 08-15-2008, 10:06 PM   #1
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Lightbulb NEW! PROTOform 1/8th GT Racebody

What do you think guys?
http://www.pro-lineracing.com/p-599-pf8-gt.aspx

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Old 08-15-2008, 10:32 PM   #2
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Very tempting. I've run the BMW, CLK and the last two bodies are the Ferrari (which I like a lot). When is/will it be available? That might be the body I run for Vegas in November. Looks like better access to the fuel tank with the hole in the windshield right above the lid. Well.. that is how the middle photo looks to me...

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Old 08-15-2008, 10:41 PM   #3
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What do you think guys?
http://www.pro-lineracing.com/p-599-pf8-gt.aspx

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I think it is really nice!
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Old 08-16-2008, 05:52 PM   #4
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will this body fit the new longer wheelbase cars that will be released next month?
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Old 08-16-2008, 06:42 PM   #5
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What do you think guys?
http://www.pro-lineracing.com/p-599-pf8-gt.aspx

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I will go buy the OFNA GTP II right now JUST because of this body.......I was holding off buying the car because of the stock CLK weird looking body, but not anymore...

Well done Protoform...........(might as well do the DNA"8" GT or Speed 6 GT in 1/8th scale...)
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Old 08-17-2008, 02:30 PM   #6
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Good job Dale and the Protoform family! I will be getting a few when they come out! Now you have to work on the touring car (DNA style) for the next body!! Either way, you have a customer with me!!
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Old 08-17-2008, 03:37 PM   #7
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I like the look of the body and I think you did a great job, but I'm also conflicted because much of what I think made this class popular are the scale bodies. The Kyosho IGT has some pretty sharp looking bodies and I think that, in addition to the quality and durability of the car, is what helped this class to grow so quickly. I hate what happened to 1/12 and 1/8 scale cars because the bodies are absolute abortions that don't even remotely resemble a real car, no less a current one. I know that it costs more to make a replica, but I would like to see more of those and less of the generic blobs that will result if the bodies are unregulated.
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Old 08-17-2008, 05:11 PM   #8
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I think this new body is cool.
It looks like a car you could buy off the showroom floor at a dealership.

Dale has done a great jod in the "style" department, "GM" should make a car that looks like it in real life.

I'll be racing with it too!
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will this body fit the new longer wheelbase cars that will be released next month?
Good question LOW !

Anyone got an answer to this?

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No this PF8-GT will not fit the soon-to-be-released Kyosho GT2. The wheelbase on the GT2 is much longer @ 360mm. We will definitely be producing a body or two for the GT2 eventually. This new chassis provides relatively scale/realistic proportions - and I'm really excited about that fact. The eventual racing series for this class will require "fully licensed" body styles for eligibility - in order to keep things realistic. I need to get my hands on one as soon as possible.

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Dale now that the GT class has really taken off is there any plan on making some kinda lola body for these infernos as well??? something very stream line?? ive seen those bodies from across the globe but there priced out of this world due to the shipping cost's r u guys working on anything like that?? a lola for the inferno gt would be SICK


BTW when is the new 1/10 Mulsanne LMP pan car going to be offically released??
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Miami,

Give the guy a break, get his new body and slap it on one of your "Top_End" monsters, or better yet get your Spec car up to Homestead Motor Speedway for the 1st race of the Florida State Series on September 13-14th.
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can this be fitted to a serpent 960 1/8 gp???
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Give the guy a break, get his new body and slap it on one of your "Top_End" monsters, or better yet get your Spec car up to Homestead Motor Speedway for the 1st race of the Florida State Series on September 13-14th.
I knew someone was going to say something like that LOL but that body still wont be what im looking for my top end monsters i need something more stream line since im considering building a twin motor inferno gt,

how is the turn out in homestead with the inferno gt's?? is there anyone out them running them?? i havent talked to anyone from the track in a very long time
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can this be fitted to a serpent 960 1/8 gp???
Trust me...it will be extremely UGLY looking...the IGT wheel are almost 2X the size compare to the 1/8th on road...even you can mount the body on the 960, the wheel well would be HUGH...ugly fender gap KILLS the look.
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