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John M. Skowron
10-14-2004, 05:40 PM
I currently run an R30 with an extended porch for my HPV. I am thinking of going to a Leopard next year. What chassis should I go to? I am 185 lbs and 6'1".

Wesley Boswell
10-17-2004, 01:01 PM
I would recommend going with either a Q-31 or a R-31. I would lean more towards the Q-31.

Mark Enderlein
10-17-2004, 11:23 PM
Wesley, What advantage have you seen with a Q rather that the R31 chassis.
Mark

Wesley Boswell
10-18-2004, 01:00 AM
The reason I perfer the Q over the R is that the R has the solid 4th rail and it just seems a bit stiff for me. I have seen people cut the 4th bar out and put clamps on it to make it removable like the R32 chassis. I have driven both chassis with a Rotax packages at South Bend. I liked the way the Q drove better than the R. I don't remember which one went faster on the watch, but we have had success with both chassis at the regional and national level.

~Wesley Boswell

John M. Skowron
11-03-2004, 01:13 PM
if you cut the 4th bar, does it make the R31 softer than the Q31? would it then have more options for chassis adjustment? I have read in other discussions boards that the Q is stiffer than the R in general.

Does the CR31 already have the bar removealbe?