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Is this body too light??

Discussion in 'Ask The Pros' started by blkhunter01, May 3, 2020.

  1. Charles Studer

    Charles Studer League Racer Pro Racer

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    Jeeze Jimmy. . gravity car, straight track, bo down gusts.......and that 217 mph is actually an adjustment. Guessing the gran prix cars had less than 15 grams on the dominant front. See you at the bottom of the hill
     
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    ratrodsrule1 National Contender

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    Mr Jimmy did you ever test the undercut nose and were there any positive or negative findings ?
     
  3. Jimmy & his 2 Kids

    Jimmy & his 2 Kids National Contender

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    Nope. No need to. Since I only race on league tracks that are well maintained there is no benefit lightening up that front.
    I would have to venture to guess.... I bet no fast pro cars have that front shape. I could be wrong though.
     
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    ljo District Champion

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    I think it may act like an airplane wing and give the car a bit of a lift. I keep a flat bottom. Maybe a pro will chime in with their thoughts.
     
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    Jimmy & his 2 Kids National Contender

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    Check through the earlier posts in this thread. That’s what we were already talking about. My thoughts about lift were the same as yours. It may be beneficial on a really rough track but on the well maintained league tracks it’s not necessary.
     

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