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Old 04-03-2010, 08:15 PM
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Hi im new here and just got a used dm-1 spec(by 4-6-10) and i notice that i have not seen a large selection of bodies for the DM-1.So i was woundering how many different bodies do we have to choose from thanks.Also does anyone know how thick the lexan is for this scale,and were i can find some big sheets of it.
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Hi im new here and just got a used dm-1 spec(by 4-6-10) and i notice that i have not seen a large selection of bodies for the DM-1.So i was woundering how many different bodies do we have to choose from thanks.Also does anyone know how thick the lexan is for this scale,and were i can find some big sheets of it.
There are a few of them, there is the Ipanema Warrior (brand new) works very well with great balance and downforce. Also the protoform works good too. There are people using Kyosho GT1 bodies but I haven't use them on the Spec so I couldn't tell you if they fit or not.
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Old 04-04-2010, 05:19 PM
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Hey thanks,i have seen that Ipanema Warrior body on there site but it hard too see that body.Anyone on here have any pics of it.
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Hey thanks,i have seen that Ipanema Warrior body on there site but it hard too see that body.Anyone on here have any pics of it.
Here's a better view of the "Warrior" body in action.



And here's what it can help do for you too.



Paul & Amber of Max Velocity Racing, the Ipanema Sports 2010 GT Spec Class World Champion team!
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Nice..... its not bad looking like i thought
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Any updates or new lids for the Spec? Will the Inferno GT or GT2 lids work or are they too long? I am interested in the Corvette body for my Spec, but don't want to drop $60 for a body if it won't fit, or looks stupid.

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The Corvette body is a bit too long for the DM1 Spec. The Vette body is made to fit the GT2 which sits on a longer chassis. Ofna also sells a Mercedes body for the DM1 Spec. Also all of the GT1 bodies will fit the DM1 Spec.
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Originally Posted by CurveTracer View Post
The Corvette body is a bit too long for the DM1 Spec. The Vette body is made to fit the GT2 which sits on a longer chassis. Ofna also sells a Mercedes body for the DM1 Spec. Also all of the GT1 bodies will fit the DM1 Spec.
Thanks for the info CurveTracer. That's a bummer. I noticed that the wheelbases are 1 inch different and I guess that is enough to make it look funny. I'll look into the GT1 bodies.

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Go with the Warrior you won't be sorry. Just ask for the front bumper also because you need a longer front bumper. You can use the stock one but in my opinion the bumper helps as well.
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Go with the Warrior you won't be sorry. Just ask for the front bumper also because you need a longer front bumper. You can use the stock one but in my opinion the bumper helps as well.
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