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Old 07-29-2004, 07:09 AM   #13501
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This belt conversion thing is a personal preference. I don't notice anydriving difference in the car at the end of a 30 min main. I have looked at my lap time and they dont differ. I can still pull my fastest lap in the last 5-10 min.

But then again it might be the track that determines the tire wear.
Yes my tires dont' wear evenly. but as far as handling. I can't seem to notice any difference at min 25 or min 10. At my track I use one set of tires a race day. if not more. So I dont have a track that is easy on tires. I also dont overdrive(driving, not tire size. The way your drive the car) the car. That would cause excessive wear.

it kinda of a dead horse. Some people love it. Some people dont think that is a big deal. You should just see how your car works.

I have never tried it. Maybe for the heck of it I will.

Just for Grins. What tire size are you that use the conversion starting the races with. 61 rears and 57.5 fronts.
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Old 07-29-2004, 07:42 AM   #13502
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Actually I just true down the fronts and go from there. I just do club racing and can't justify not getting as much use out of a set of tires as I can. I'll start the day with a full size set of rears and bring the fronts down 3.5mm and start practicing. By the time i've gone through the 2 quals and practice sessions the rears are in the 62-60mm range and i'll run the main with those. I wouldn't say my track has high tire wear, but it certainly could be better. I agree it's ultimately personal preference. But when you try it, I think you will notice a difference.
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Old 07-29-2004, 07:45 AM   #13503
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I used to race a serpent but the car was a pain to setup. I race offroad and want to play with some on road. I just dont want to get something which breaks all the time and want something reliable with minor work needed to set the car up.

Is the MTX3 a good option for this? What would be a good solution, I dont think getting a RTR tc3 or otehr car would be good enough...what do you think?

Also what pipe and what engine...


Is it a pain to get the wheels with a 2mm offset or are they usually available.

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Old 07-29-2004, 02:26 PM   #13504
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We're going to start running GT bodies as well as TC bodies here in South Florida, at Royal Palm Raceway in Miami:

<www.royalpalmraceway.com>

Not GTP, GT1 or Can-Am, but true GT cars as in the FIA GT:

<www.fiagt.com>

I thought you guys would like to see a Pro-Line 360 Modena I just finished. I replaced MOMO with "WCH", which stands for Warrick Custom Hobbies, my sponsor.
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Old 07-29-2004, 02:27 PM   #13505
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Old 07-29-2004, 03:11 PM   #13506
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must be tough when refueling, huh?

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We're going to start running GT bodies as well as TC bodies here in South Florida, at Royal Palm Raceway in Miami:

<www.royalpalmraceway.com>

Not GTP, GT1 or Can-Am, but true GT cars as in the FIA GT:

<www.fiagt.com>

I thought you guys would like to see a Pro-Line 360 Modena I just finished. I replaced MOMO with "WCH", which stands for Warrick Custom Hobbies, my sponsor.
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Old 07-29-2004, 03:14 PM   #13507
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Is the MTX3 a good option for this? What would be a good solution, I dont think getting a RTR tc3 or otehr car would be good enough...what do you think?
YES

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Also what pipe and what engine...
Novarossi MAX and Novarossi MAX engine.


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Is it a pain to get the wheels with a 2mm offset or are they usually available.
NO. But, you do not really need to get 2mm offset to run your MTX-3. The regular ones will work just fine with the help of Mugen Wheel Spacers.
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Do the spacers come with the kit or need to be purchased?
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Humpf.. apart from the body not being legal, Do you know if this thing you did with your rear windshield is Ifmar legal? I planned to do that but was afraid of getting in trouble in the nats...
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It's an optional part and will cost you a couple of bucks.

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Ok so I assume the part is just called "wheel spacers" No particular size?

I am buying a pro spec kit and need to know what parts I need to buy with the kit
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You just tell'em you need the wheel spacer from the MTX-2.

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I am buying a pro spec kit and need to know what parts I need to buy with the kit
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We know this body isnt' legal, but we're just doing this at our local track. Some of the guys are getting bored of the touring bodies, so for a refresher, we're running bodies of cars that we'd REALLY like to drive. Just for fun. ROAR rules need not apply.
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Old 07-29-2004, 06:09 PM   #13514
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What do you guys think of the nova l3 compared to the x12?
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Old 07-29-2004, 06:16 PM   #13515
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must be tough when refueling, huh?
I haven't cut out the fuel opening or any front cooling holes
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