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.....and the paint jobs Ive run in the last 2 vintage events.
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One thing I will say though is that no matter how much you try to set the front suspension up the car doesnt always like the landings after big jumps. I tried everything to get my front end to work in the last meet but i ended up swapping the whole front over to a Cougar2 set up. Needless to say the car drove brilliantly after this.
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Yeah, I'm found of your Top Cat paint jobs mate, and I dig that "moving with the cornering" driver, awesome. So true about the front end, it didn't last long after the release for top drivers to adapt Ultima or whatever classic front ends... When I was running it at my local club back in the day, I also remember breaking a LOT of front and rear arms, I even ended up with reinforcing them with 2 component glue, but then they broke elsewhere, a classic I guess. Anyway, efficient or not, this is the best looking 2wd front end and it will stay in my heart 8)
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Thanks for the praise on my paint jobs Asso. I really like the Topcat body and i think you can make or brake a body with paintwork.
The Topcat works well on flatter tracks. The car steers really well but the front suspension is its weekest point by far. It just depends what kind of track you run on. Last year I ran my Topcat alongside Antony's and a friend Scott Hogan down at the Ryde track and the cars drove really well. No real jump sections to speak of so there were no issues with the front end.
When im done building my CAT's I'll start on my other 2 Topcats.
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Oh, and your last pic with the Cougar jumping over a stuck RC10 should be enough for you to be banned from the forum :lol: :wink: 8)
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:lol: :lol: :lol: Ha ha ha haaaa. :lol: :lol: :lol: It kind of reminds me of a scene from the ' Dukes of Hazard'.
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bormac wrote: :lol: :lol: :lol: Ha ha ha haaaa. :lol: :lol: :lol: It kind of reminds me of a scene from the ' Dukes of Hazard'.
or from the "A(E)-Team" :lol:
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