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Guys,

 

i dont see this model being raced regularly. mostly in classic sports class its

 

P68

porsche 917

Matra

chaparral

 

are these ok? i thinking of buying one soon. i asked a person who is a good tuner what they thought of the Mark IV verses the 917. the answer was that 'the 917 is the preferred option for most' is it balance/handling that the porsche has in favour?

 

i assume they have the same motor.


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For what it's worth, I have the NSR P68 and NSR 917, both with 15K H & R motors and without magnets.

 

The P68 runs rings around the 917. :angry:

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Yep P68 for me as well.

And, yes I have a GT40 and a 917.


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gotta be the overhang front and rear affecting the balance.....shame because its beautiful car.


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I have the GT40, 917 and P68, they're all very quick, all handle completely different and all do various times on the same track but I'll take my GT40 over the others anyday for outright performance and handling, it just seems to be a freak. I would like to get the MKIV one day and compare it against the other 3.

 

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maybe im getting softer in my old age, but these days i need to love the looks of the car as well as its performance.

 

in the old days, performance was everything and nothng else mattered.

 

its hard not to love this car......


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ahh, you old softy......

 

Buying because you like the looks of a car is a good reason to make a purchase but if you are race focussed then buy the car that others are using to win.


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Sorry JP but I have been reading this thread and so want to say something clever about which car, P68, 917 or gt40mklV, you should buy. But all I got is....buy the damn mklV, its beautiful!!


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well guys, i like what you got to say. its emotional when it comes to some cars.


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As I have been heard to say," I would rather lose looking good than win looking bad"

 

Naturally that is not how everyone sees it.


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As I have been heard to say," I would rather lose looking good than win looking bad"

 

Naturally that is not how everyone sees it.

What he said.

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IMO the MK 1V is the most toy like of the cars listed above. The 917 is the best looking and closest to scale, The MK1V looks squashed and very wide the proportions are just not right.

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Hi

 

If anyone is interested have 2 unrun NSR P68 cars for sale, yellow one with red stripe, and white one with a red stripe(boxed).

I have been trying to advertise them in your for sale area for ages without any joy

If interested let me know

rgds pete

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I've got the white/blue stripe NSR GT40 MkIV. Raced for a year in open LeMans class.

Not easy to set up. Tends to slide (rear) rather than point and shoot. Only raced with NSR or Slot.it rubber - would be better with sponge.

I think that for a tinkerer, this car is challenging but rewarding but if you just want to unbox and race, the P68 is always going to be faster...

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did you mention slide? that single word is enough to strike fear in anyone heart if you intend to race anything.

 

of all the responses, this is the one that has me worried.


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I personally think anyone of those cars can be made to run to the same times! It all depends on setup and driving style! The Mark IV GT40 was the fastest out on timber tracks in the UK however it all depends on whether we are racing on magnet/ non magnet plastic/timber. Lots of variables. As Matt (Mattcrackers) said he has had a lot of success with his GT 40 and that shown in his lap times but there have been quicker times with a 917! My advice would be go for one you like and drive it like you stole it and you'll probably find that you are just as quick as anybody else on the track! There really isn't that much between them!

 


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thanks mate. i feel better already.

 

i could buy this as set it us as good as i can......and if it doesnt respond, get one of the other cars mentioned.

 

i am not ashamed to say that i am not in a position to buy mutliple versions of the various classes of cars up front. i buy one type of car, and hope it is competitive. then move on if all testing/racing proves fruitless.


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okay kev.


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Thats right kev.....it got sold.

 

lucky you are my spiritual advisor.

 

your the best mate!!!


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917 is key according to a certain first corner crasher!! Anyhow have a run with my 917 at the JS shield on Saturday if you like to help make up your mind :blink:

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Big Mick, I heard about your mosler race debut. Well done mate. proud of you. you come a long way in a very short timeframe.

 

I drove a 917 at smedleys. super smooth.

 

will check out the mark IV tomorrow night. will buy one or the other tomorrow night.


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