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Old 05-15-2005, 10:02 AM
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hey people not poseted here in a l-o-n-g tiem so i thought i had better get going again. took my car out to a track today (first time i had it out in a good couple months) for the first day of the racing season. car went fine in the first few races with nothing drastic happening. lost control a few times and spun out but thats cause i aint driven it in ages. anyways got to the final heat and the pressure was on. started 7th in the racing line and got the race underway. so the first few laps were fine too until i was coming down the back straight slamed on the brakes beofre i got to the corner and the car spins right out of control. never had time to shout "car on track" before i get slammed into buy another racer doing somewhere near 40mph. tried to drive away when i noticed i wasnt going anywhere not because the car had stopped but because the suspension arm had snapped in 2 places and my wheel and shocks were hanging off. race got abandoned and started 10 minutes later becasue there was 1 person out of 10 finished the race. everyone else was out. but i couldnt enter the final but still had a good day anyways.
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Old 05-15-2005, 12:20 PM
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ouch! are you going to get aluminum replacement pieces?
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Old 05-16-2005, 04:48 AM
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i have had a look around the internet many a times and it appears you cant get aluminium parts for the hot bodies tornado. and i dont think i can replace it with another cars part so i will just have to go back to the plastic stuff. it is still pretty strong it did take a few beatings before this one happened.
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:39 PM
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yeah parts are always getting smashed up when i race my tornado!
theyre stil pretty good cars though! they are set out great!
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Old 05-18-2005, 02:05 AM
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yeah this is the frst thing on my car i hav actually broken and i have had it for over a year now. i only used to run it around my car park but now i am racing i guess i will have to spend a lot more money on it now. i also managed to find carbon hop-ups for my car that i can buy from a UK distributor so when i get the money i will more than likely buy them cause i love carbon
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