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Old 11-23-2015, 01:06 AM   #346
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More than likely yes,
with the B-Max we used 5/5 on a outdoor track, hard packed with sugar, on the indoor clay track we used 20/10, the indoor clay track we use JConcepts slicks, super soft with tire treatment, the track has water misting, about every 10min's or so, I would class the grip as low but the slicks give you good forward traction, we found the 20/10 helps the buggy drive hard in the corners and the rear end rotates better.

yesterday with the YZ4 and 5/5 in the diffs the rear end was a little too stuck but ran out of time to try different diffs
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Thanks, Gary. Looking forward to a low-traction, bumpy YZ-4 setup from you. Really liked your B-Max4 III setups on PetitRC.

PS. We briefly said hello while at the Yatabe last month, waiting to leave at day's end.
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Old 11-23-2015, 01:42 AM   #347
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A heads up for everyone, there might be a molding issue with the front arms, I broke one and noticed small air bubble pockets in the arm. Anyone else have/seen this yet?
I broke one as well yesterday, was a pretty good hit so I'm not too worried that it broke, was only around 2 degrees c as well, so temp might've had something to do with it, but we did think there were a couple of bubbles in the arm, but nothing like as bad as the pic from Facebook.
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I was wondering if someone could comment on how the yz-4 compares to the b-max 4iii. Right now I drive the 4iii on medium to high bite clay and I have all the goodies lee Martin was running before the yz-4 came out. I am wondering if it would be worth it to switch?
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I was wondering if someone could comment on how the yz-4 compares to the b-max 4iii. Right now I drive the 4iii on medium to high bite clay and I have all the goodies lee Martin was running before the yz-4 came out. I am wondering if it would be worth it to switch?
It's lighter and turns way better.
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Old 11-23-2015, 06:22 AM   #350
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Will say my Bmaxx4 is more stable, but I raced the Yz4 yesterday without any practice and the the box setup.

Also i did not have any heat issue on motor with stock belts. Currently I have no tension on the belts.
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Has any of you guys already played with the clicker system? When do you use it? Only on low-grip? Would it be a reliable option or is it asking for trouble? I appreciate your thoughts on this.
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Has any of you guys already played with the clicker system? When do you use it? Only on low-grip? Would it be a reliable option or is it asking for trouble? I appreciate your thoughts on this.
I would think the opposite. I would use it on high traction situations. It probably works like the Schumacher FAB where you can get more or less front braking force depending on how much you tighten it. So in theory, you can go all the way from full time 4WD to full time 2WD under braking.

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Yes, BUT, will the clicker handle the massive power we put in our cars nowadays, that is under the load of hard acceleration (astroturf for insance with a 5.5 motor) ?

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I would think the opposite. I would use it on high traction situations. It probably works like the Schumacher FAB where you can get more or less front braking force depending on how much you tighten it. So in theory, you can go all the way from full time 4WD to full time 2WD under braking.

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I keep reading this....... I cant seem to pull the trigger..... Still riding on my 44.3. I have flash backs to my O' Yokomo MX4 that's on my shelf
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Yes, BUT, will the clicker handle the massive power we put in our cars nowadays, that is under the load of hard acceleration (astroturf for insance with a 5.5 motor) ?
Can't say, but when I had my K1, FAB would work fine under these circumstances. I guess we'll have to try it to see how it actually works.

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its a ratchet-type mechanism with all teeth engaging at once. I think it should hold up just fine. One-way bearings can slip, but not this.
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Thanks, Gary. Looking forward to a low-traction, bumpy YZ-4 setup from you. Really liked your B-Max4 III setups on PetitRC.

PS. We briefly said hello while at the Yatabe last month, waiting to leave at day's end.
You may prefer the Gullwing front a-arms and Gullwing front CF shock tower for use on bumpy track conditions. The Gullwing a-arms also work well on very high bite as they take a little steering out.
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Is this an option part for the YZ4?
http://www.amainhobbies.com/rc-cars-...300ruw/p453879
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Is this an option part for the YZ4?
http://www.amainhobbies.com/rc-cars-...300ruw/p453879
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+1 I purchased it. Being able to add the weights is nice. The part really looks nice, however it's not essential but again it does have the bling factor.
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