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#1 mad max

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 07:12 AM

1/24 lexan drag body, Do you leave the wheel wells in tact and clear or is it better to cut them out?


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Posted 14 August 2016 - 11:10 AM

I have seen it all different ways, but I think it is personal preference.
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Posted 14 August 2016 - 11:30 AM

I leave them clear !!!!! SILCK SIDES ...... Fast through the AIR ..!!!!!!!

But what do I Know ?????

 

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 05:29 PM

For AA/FC, the choice is yours, It all depends on how wide your car is in the rear. Most anything else lexan you probably will cut out the rear wheel wells. Be advised that very few people run lexan bodies anymore, its all gone to either model bodies or resin. There are lots of rules that specify no lexan.


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Posted 15 August 2016 - 07:03 AM

Thanks.. I did not know that about the bodies . I am just now returning to the hobby after many many years of being away.    you just buy a model kit that you like and make it fit your chassis??   Thanks for your reply..


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Posted 15 August 2016 - 07:16 AM

Mike,

Most of the Drag racing at Slots-A-Lot on LI,NY is Hardbody. Bracket and Index are the popular formats. Lexan cars are popular with the Grudge racing. 

 

My 'pinion....No cut outs in front. Cut out in rears. But if rules and clearance allow, full streamliner will be fastest.


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Posted 15 August 2016 - 01:35 PM

Thanks..


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