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Old 01-17-2006, 03:21 PM   #1
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What is the best body from protoform:
Alfa Romeu
Mazda 6
Stratus 3.1
Corvette C6-R
Nemesis
Cadillac CTS-V R
Astra

I want a body with high down force...
I have a BMW M3 GTR body and i love it...the down force is very high, it has a big rear wing...


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Old 01-17-2006, 03:47 PM   #2
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I use the Stratus 3.1 heaps of downforce for a tight track
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Old 01-17-2006, 03:50 PM   #3
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I would say that the Alfa Romeo and the Nemisis have high down force but if you follow the rules you're rear wing can not be higher then the peak of the roof so i would look at areodynamics in stead i would say the Mazda 6 would be best performer and most popular with the nitro guys.
i use Nemisis always good to be unique.
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Old 01-17-2006, 05:49 PM   #4
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i have used the nemesis, mazda 6 and alfa romeo and the one i liked so far is mazda 6 although the alfa comes close too.
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Old 01-17-2006, 05:52 PM   #5
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the 3.1 stratus is the way to go
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Old 01-19-2006, 05:43 PM   #6
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Alfa Romeu - good in high speed track
Mazda 6 - good in technical track, very stable
Stratus 3.1 - good in high speed track, more turn in to Alfa
Corvette C6-R - not test yet
Nemesis - good in technical track
Cadillac CTS-V R - good in technical track
Astra - not test yet
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Old 01-19-2006, 05:49 PM   #7
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If you are talkin about the protoform alfa In my experince it is very unstable did not like at all
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"Mazda 6 - good in technical track, very stable
Stratus 3.1 - good in high speed track, more turn in to Alfa"



I think they are around the wrong way i think its

Stratus 3.1 - good in technical track, very stable

Mazda 6 - good in high speed track, more turn in to Alfa
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It's just my driving feeling, i'm not professional...
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Old 01-19-2006, 07:23 PM   #10
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Im not pro yet either , thats just what ive found with the two bodies
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Old 01-19-2006, 07:24 PM   #11
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i got question as far as legal height on bodies, roar says that chassis on 20mm blocks roof has to be at least 130mm . where is it measured from;do you measure from the roof down to the blocks, or do you measure from the roof to the table that your're working on.
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Ive spoken with a lot of drivers and even a few hobby shop employees on this issue. As well have driven a few of these. Good thing , most everyone agrees on these comments.

Mazda 6 has probably the most turn in of any body. Therefore very good on technical / parking lot style tracks.

Nemesis , less turn in than mazda6, but almost same.

Stratus 3.1 is just plain good all around, stable.

And the Alpha is just plain old.....
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I thought the Caddy gave the most turn in....not much for rear traction though, and although the Alpha is old, I still like it, just can't find them anymore.
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Has anyone used the caddillac on a 540 electric tourer HOPELESS.
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I thought the Caddy gave the most turn in....not much for rear traction though, and although the Alpha is old, I still like it, just can't find them anymore.
Yeah its good on technical tracks just not fully sure. I have yet to run mine.
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