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Old 11-29-2015, 08:48 PM   #1681
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Oh yah , Factory RC also has one, I've ordered some of there parts for my b-max2 and there really nice. Had an issue with one of the parts and they took care of it super fast so they also have great customer service.
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Old 11-30-2015, 09:25 AM   #1682
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Anybody running the lightweight body? How's it holding up? I'm not expecting it to survive epic traction rolls into the wall but I'd like to hear how it handles the standard first corner stackup during a main.
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It tears very quickly between the front shock tower and front window in particular but then again, running only turf, I only really have epic full-speed crashes so YMMV.
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Old 11-30-2015, 11:35 AM   #1684
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I've got one pro painted so has small score lines from the knife used on the design and its holding up very well considering its had some pretty big knocks. Only thing I have with it is the rear of the shell can catch the spur as its a bit more flimsy.
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Old 11-30-2015, 12:24 PM   #1685
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Is there really a necessity to run a body that's marginally lighter but much more flimsy? This is off-road and you'll likely better invest your money on tires and running the regular lid will not impede lap times or handling in any discernible way.
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Is there really a necessity to run a body that's marginally lighter but much more flimsy? This is off-road and you'll likely better invest your money on tires and running the regular lid will not impede lap times or handling in any discernible way.
Those that really, really want those last few percentage points off the top of the CoG are going to try it but yeah, for 99.9% of the time, it's not worth it.
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Those that really, really want those last few percentage points off the top of the CoG are going to try it but yeah, for 99.99999999% of the time, it's not worth it.
Corrected for accuracy. LOL
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For those who are concerned about their cars being TOO light, how much does yours weigh?

If one were taking a car to the Worlds, I would run the lite body just for the mental advantage.
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And now after 3 weeks waiting for the Azarashi lid they E-mail me telling me it was returned to them for no apparent reason as the shipping label is 100% correct.

Not a good first impression thus far.
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For those who are concerned about their cars being TOO light, how much does yours weigh?

If one were taking a car to the Worlds, I would run the lite body just for the mental advantage.
The only reason to run the light body would be a high bite track to help reduce the chance of traction rolling. 1499g doesn't always win a race or play mind games.

Stock Nationals at OCRC was won with a 1560g car.
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For those who are concerned about their cars being TOO light, how much does yours weigh?

If one were taking a car to the Worlds, I would run the lite body just for the mental advantage.
1501g w/ a shorty and rtr. If you need weight you can slap on one of the amain protek pre-cut chassis guards.. 20grams or more as low as you can get it

Not doing anything special to get to this weight... we are 17.5 blinky so it's nice being this light.
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1801g w/ a shorty and rtr. If you need weight you can slap on one of the amain protek pre-cut chassis guards.. 20grams or more as low as you can get it

Not doing anything special to get to this weight... we are 17.5 blinky so it's nice being this light.

Nothing about "1801" sounds light
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Nothing about "1801" sounds light
sorry typo :P
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Well I just started to put a Kyosho RB6 2015 together to see what all the hype is about. I got a used one last week and it was in W#$## state….. So I said @#@@ and got a new one from my LHS.

Man this RB6 is a letdown vs the YZ-2 Build wise.
I was telling my buddy last night man. This dang RB6 is so bad of a build vs Our Yokomo's.

I forgot how bad Kyosho builds are. Open up 3 different bags to get the screws you need and all the plastic S#$#. Whereas the Yokomo has everything in one bag for every step PLUS a QUALITY CONTROL SLIP IN EACH BAG.

That is a great thing that way you know you have everything to build for that step.

2. The shims are on a F##$## tree Unlike Yokomo they give you Metal shims. With Kyosho you have to buy them extra. Plastic shim gets out shape when you tighten them down for the Ball studs.

3. WHERE IS THE ALUMINUM? PLASTIC STEERING RACK!!! Ball studs are in 3 different bags. You have to take your time and really check things out before you put the wrong Dang studs in. This goes back to the 1st rant. QC. There is none.

4. Where is the graphite TOWERS, Battery holder? For a kit that cost this much it should have some you would think right? NOPE don’t come with this kit.

5. The front Upper arm mount is PLASTIC.. Not Aluminum.

6. The Kyosho Front Bulkhead is ON A TREE. I tried to put it on and seen that I had to shave off the part of the tree that was on the bulkhead

6. The Steering knuckle has plastic shims and not Kingpin and a screw to help it move freely. Mine are stiff B.C. of the damn shims.

7. The dang Ball cups has zero holes on top to make changes if need be WITHOUT POPPING OFF THE BALL CUP. Step it up..

8. The manual is BAD not as bad Custom Works RC Home printer copies in a folder.

This is where I stop the build last night. I told my buddy I'm 8 steps away from selling the kit to YOU man.


SO FAR THIS KIT IS A TOTAL LET DOWN.
I don’t see the HYPE they so many people believe they are getting for the KYOSHO Name.

I don't think I'm going to go this route again.


And I did spend extra $130 to make mine a Y-max. So count that in the amount and I still think you come out on top if you have to add all the extra stuff that the Yokomo Company gives you vs RB6 part wise.
If you add up all the ALUMINUM and Graphite stuff that will bring you up to a stock YZ-2. It will be way over $130.

The shocks on the RB6 may be a selling point and maybe their Ball diff.
This has been a Bad Experience so far.

Kyosho needs to step UP their game this is what they call their 2015 kit.. It’s more like 1999 build.

They want be getting any of my HARD EARNED MONEY again.


If Yokomo ever comes out with a Y-Max I’m going with that B.C. you get so much for your money.


Sorry for the rant.
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