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Old 06-21-2015, 07:25 PM   #1126
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It's in the back of the manual one of the last build pages. It's used to space back the rear tower on the transmission when running the shocks mounted on the back of the arms
Hollywood, thanks for the reply, I haven't been able to get on for ages.

On a side note, I have finished and run my car a number of times and it is absolutely amazing.
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I run at mainly indoor damp clay tracks, how does the YZ-2 compare to the B5M in these situations? Sold my B5M and am looking for a new ride this fall. Going to be running a mild mod motor, maybe 10.5 or 9.5t. Right now possible candidates are RB6, YZ-2, B5M lite, or 22 2.0. Thanks!
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Ready for 17.5 and 13.5 at sdrc.....
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Old 06-30-2015, 11:48 PM   #1129
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I run at mainly indoor damp clay tracks, how does the YZ-2 compare to the B5M in these situations? Sold my B5M and am looking for a new ride this fall. Going to be running a mild mod motor, maybe 10.5 or 9.5t. Right now possible candidates are RB6, YZ-2, B5M lite, or 22 2.0. Thanks!
YZ2 kills the b5m on corner speed and any section of the track that requires weight transition, like a chicane. It suffers though on landing jumps - doesn't settle as fast as a b5m, and doesn't have as much forward bite on clay. If/when the indoor clay track I race is loose my cars are next to useless. If there is high bite - my cars are next to unbeatable.... If I can drive it..

That being said the car I think is a little harder to drive - I feel like the car is much faster than I can drive it. Sometimes I have trouble mentally keeping up with how quickly it responds. To me this is a much better feeling than thinking that I am pushing a car past its limits and over driving it - which is how I've usually felt in 1/10 off-road.
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YZ2 kills the b5m on corner speed and any section of the track that requires weight transition, like a chicane. It suffers though on landing jumps - doesn't settle as fast as a b5m, and doesn't have as much forward bite on clay. If/when the indoor clay track I race is loose my cars are next to useless. If there is high bite - my cars are next to unbeatable.... If I can drive it..

That being said the car I think is a little harder to drive - I feel like the car is much faster than I can drive it. Sometimes I have trouble mentally keeping up with how quickly it responds. To me this is a much better feeling than thinking that I am pushing a car past its limits and over driving it - which is how I've usually felt in 1/10 off-road.
so this car keeps surprising me, I have to throw out some of what i just said:

I won the reedy race format at my track last night. The track had a new layout with very little grip. I am the only guy running Yokomo and I was the only guy with grip

my car was very easy to drive fast.
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so this car keeps surprising me, I have to throw out some of what i just said:

I won the reedy race format at my track last night. The track had a new layout with very little grip. I am the only guy running Yokomo and I was the only guy with grip

my car was very easy to drive fast.
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YZ2 kills the b5m on corner speed and any section of the track that requires weight transition, like a chicane. It suffers though on landing jumps - doesn't settle as fast as a b5m, and doesn't have as much forward bite on clay. If/when the indoor clay track I race is loose my cars are next to useless. If there is high bite - my cars are next to unbeatable.... If I can drive it..

That being said the car I think is a little harder to drive - I feel like the car is much faster than I can drive it. Sometimes I have trouble mentally keeping up with how quickly it responds. To me this is a much better feeling than thinking that I am pushing a car past its limits and over driving it - which is how I've usually felt in 1/10 off-road.

Thanks guys!
So far the YZ-2 is the front runner in my opinion right now. Going with a mild mod motor next year, maybe 9.5. Stock is just out of hand anymore!
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Actually the car is a monster in stock right out of the box. With a good motor the right gearin right tires and a solid battery the car can be just about perfect. I actually had to add weight...like 40 grams to get leagal. Just throwing that out there
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Actually the car is a monster in stock right out of the box. With a good motor the right gearin right tires and a solid battery the car can be just about perfect. I actually had to add weight...like 40 grams to get leagal. Just throwing that out there
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Does anybody know of some tougher ballcups that fit the studs and turnbuckles? I've bent two in the past couple weeks, drive error is the main cause lol
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Old 07-07-2015, 06:28 AM   #1135
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For those trying to retro fit associated or losi ball diffs to the yz2, don't bother. Just buy the yokomo ball diff from amain. The yokomo ball diff is a very nice, high quality component which will be a direct fit. I just built mine with no issues and is very smooth.

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Old 07-10-2015, 08:18 PM   #1136
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I've looked at a few setups and most people running 2+ anti-squat, yet most people on this thread are looking for more forward bite.

why not use 0 anti-squat?

I've mostly found in general 0 anti-squat to work the best in loose to medium traction conditions, as well as to tame steering off power!
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Generally it's easier to get forward bite by adding anti squat then fine tuning the side bite with shocks and camber likes. When you run 0 anti squat you tend to limit yourself on what you can do compared to the reverse. Plus most who run this car in the states do it on indoor tracks. Which may be loose but not outdoor loose in most cases.
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Plus most who run this car in the states do it on indoor tracks. Which may be loose but not outdoor loose in most cases.
To expand, at most of the remaining US dirt/clay tracks, if you can't wheelie the length of the straightway, someone will almost immediately say, "The track is kinda loose today..."
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Old 07-11-2015, 04:40 PM   #1139
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Well indoor is still indoor in the midwest.
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Old 07-14-2015, 04:43 PM   #1140
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anyone have a good setup for a hard packed bumpy low traction track? I know tires, and speedo and slipper settings are important but looking for suspension setup. track is pretty technical and a med sized jumps.
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