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Old 12-24-2003, 08:11 AM   #736
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last one.
just built it. still have to make some adjustment to it.
comments?

your car looks nice.
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Old 12-24-2003, 08:45 AM   #737
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thanks, but i know the pics are so bad.
i have to find a digital camera to take some pics and post it up next time.
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Old 12-24-2003, 08:46 AM   #738
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Too bad my friend didn't brought the book again. But he told me that it looks like Masami's car has Mugen's upperdeck and fuel tank (or at least similar to it) but with standard GT-4 suspension arm... but the shock tower maybe different, hmmm........
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Old 12-24-2003, 09:23 AM   #739
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here is another pic of my car from a different angle
these are older pics of my car. I have updated the car
a bit since but have to take new pics.
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Old 12-24-2003, 09:47 AM   #740
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tabushi sorry i missed your question above. re: penguin tank
I did not notice a big difference going to a center tank.
im actually thinking of going to the old penguin deck.
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Old 12-24-2003, 12:01 PM   #741
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it's a gt4 with cut down hubs with delrin insert. it is not a
mugen hub.

the front tower is a stock gt4r/penguin graphite. the reason i
went with this tower is i can use the outside holes in the arm
with out using the long shockends.
Cool, I was wondering how the fitment of the penguin stuff is. I'm looking at their upper deck, but is it worth the cash? Quality all there?
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Old 12-24-2003, 12:04 PM   #742
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here is another pic of my car from a different angle
these are older pics of my car. I have updated the car
a bit since but have to take new pics.
Why did you switch to the cut down hubs?
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Old 12-24-2003, 12:08 PM   #743
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Cool, I was wondering how the fitment of the penguin stuff is. I'm looking at their upper deck, but is it worth the cash? Quality all there?
i know what you are talking about penguin stuff !
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Cool, I was wondering how the fitment of the penguin stuff is. I'm looking at their upper deck, but is it worth the cash? Quality all there?

My personal experience with Penguin is the quality is poor. A lot of areas needed modified to get the radio plate onto the car. A lot of people all say the same thing.
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Old 12-24-2003, 12:23 PM   #745
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I have had something from them in the past (honestly can't remember what, it's been a while) and I thought that was my experience as well, just wanted to see if I was thinking straight..
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Old 12-24-2003, 01:01 PM   #746
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randman i cut down the hubs to get rid of some side bite.
it changes the roll characteristics of the rear a bit.

The penguin the stuff went together pretty straight
forward. i don't know how much of a difference it makes.
my only complaint is in the shock tower the radius from
inside hole to outside doesn't seem right. meaning the ride
height keeps going up the more you go to the outside hole
but then im using the gt4r attachment and that graphite was
made for the standard gt4shock attachement.
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I thought that the hubs would cause a lot of roll in stock form, I'll try them out, but I know what to do if they dont work
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the cut down hubs seems to be more forgiving on high bite
and will lower the side bite because there is less camber gain
even if in thoery the car will roll more side to side but then
thats what the droop limiters are for.
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Old 12-24-2003, 02:23 PM   #749
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the cut down hubs seems to be more forgiving on high bite
and will lower the side bite because there is less camber gain
even if in thoery the car will roll more side to side but then
thats what the droop limiters are for.
Is revelation rather high bite?
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Coincidentaly I have also been running the penguing front shocktower brace with the GT4R low tower. I feel it handles better this way, a little more surefooted and responsive.

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