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OK...most people know about the Gulf GT-40 F*** up from Fly that I have. To make a long story short, I got the replacement chassis from Aaron for the Gulf GT-40 and ended up with what amounted to a back room abortion by a cheesy doctor who lost his license.

Allow me to introduce myself...I'm Dr. Cheesy!

So not giving up...I bought a TSRF Chassis kit. Assembled it today and tested it out. Cripes this thing is fast!

Test fit the GT-40 body...a lot of chassis pan all over the place...just did not look right. So out with the Dremel and a few cut off disks.

the result? My old track record was 6.4 seconds...I just broke it...smoked it actually using only the magnet that came with the chassis in the rear position...just over 5 seconds.

Now I need some wheel inserts. Jeez this thing is fast...and handles WONDERFULLY!



 

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Nice conversion!

Can you not pull out the Fly inserts and use those? OR
if they are not inserts, mine is at the track so can't check right now - turn the the wheels down to fit?
 

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Very nice job. Pity you had to go through so much trouble to get there. I recommend the scalex GT40. Only minor mods to get great speed and handling.
 

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Great conversion! It's regretable that the FLY chassis was not so good, but Gaugemaster was obviously of great help when it counted. Sorry that it did not work, but it is good that you have now discovered what many have already seen: the TSRF chassis adapts to a lot of use and offers good performance. It will get much better soon as new tires and a new steel guide pin will improve its performance and grip.
You may get some TSRF wheel inserts from AB SlotSport. They fit nicely inside the wheels.
Regards,

Mr. Pea
 

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Aaron did help out quite a bit on this and I thank him for that. The TSRF Chassis is great! Had it not been for the Gulf GT-40 mishap, I may never have known.

The only thing I did not like about the chassis was the excessive body pan protruding from the Body...hence the reason for a few hours of cutting. How difficult would it be to create a chassis that has less body pan to it similar to what I created here.
 
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