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Offroad season has opened

    so it was time to test the new equipment! Nothing changed on my Lazer (the blue one), but mate Markus had first rollout with his Lazer ZX5 SP (the black/pink one). I must say the changes they made to the SP make a big big difference. The car has lots more steering and was easier to get around corners. He was quite amazed and left track with a big smile in face. Third car shown is the new B44 of one of our local champs and did - well - just awesome.

Optima first run

      I couldn't resist to take the new Optima out for a test run as soon as the slightest ray of sunlight broke through the clouds. All pics are taken by my girlfriend while I had plenty of fun driving around. Enjoy! Edit: My Optima is now featured on the Optima House , the best place for Optimaniacs on the net! thank you.

Original Kyosho Optima

This I paid with blood, sweat and tears due to being the result of a long long restauration process . I'm finally pleased with how it came out even if the shell could have been done better. It took some time to get the best colour match for boxart paintscheme but in the end I think it looks great. Nice vintage colours, close as possible to boxart. The shell comes from Kamtec and surprisingly the quality is not as good as I expected: the shell is 4 - 5mm shorter than the original one, which makes it difficult to fit to the chassis. I almost suffered heart attack when I realized this (when the paintjob had already been done). I still have the original shell (already paint stripped), so it will get painted for display purposes later. The Kamtec one was meant to be a runner anyway. One of the cars came with original box, which is now loaded with spare parts which would make a second car (if not more). I got several sets of wheels, original motor, 240ST tuning motor, driver figu