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Old 06-14-2016, 05:11 PM   #1006
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Those are Z4-008FG's, looks like they're mispackaged, (Is that a word?)
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Old 06-14-2016, 05:14 PM   #1007
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those are def gullwing arms
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Old 06-17-2016, 05:23 AM   #1008
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YZ-4 is still going to be the more durable car. Since they fixed the front arms, I haven't broken, stripped, or wore out anything. The 22-4 is an awesome car, but will still be way more fragile due to thin belts, and a bad front arm design. A gear diff and thin belts only really works in on-road. Your asking a lot of those small belts with a 6.5, 5.5 motor is such a heavy car.
So the front arms have been fixed I broke 3 today so I sincerely hope so
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Old 06-17-2016, 06:46 AM   #1009
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So the front arms have been fixed I broke 3 today so I sincerely hope so
have you tried boiling the arms before use?
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Old 06-17-2016, 08:21 AM   #1010
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have you tried boiling the arms before use?
Yeah tried that and broke as well. Not even crashes just landing on a downs slope on a big jump have done that same jump many times with the bmax4 and yz2 and never broke a thing. So frustrating because the car is amazing on the astro track I run on.
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Old 06-17-2016, 12:25 PM   #1011
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Where are they breaking? I'm yet to break one and I'm running on low grip blown out tracks. Make sure your hinge pins aren't bent
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Old 06-17-2016, 08:05 PM   #1012
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Where are they breaking? I'm yet to break one and I'm running on low grip blown out tracks. Make sure your hinge pins aren't bent
Pins are not bent I would say they are breaking because the arms are not very strong lol definitely a fault in moulding or the plastic the arms are full of airbubbles
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Old 06-24-2016, 01:30 PM   #1013
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Hi drivers,

I have made a battery retainer to replace the original one,..., as the stock Yokomo brackets are very weak.
For the drivers interested
The link : https://www.shapeways.com/shops/brc_designer

http://shpws.me/MmeY
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Old 06-24-2016, 04:46 PM   #1014
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Already got mine on order! I was the fella that requested the new bracket.

Your effort on this is very much appreciated!

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Old 07-04-2016, 06:34 PM   #1015
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How do I mount the battery lengthwise without hitting the belt? I even tried using much larger bearings for the tensioner to no avail.
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How do I mount the battery lengthwise without hitting the belt? I even tried using much larger bearings for the tensioner to no avail.
what do you mean by lengthwise? across the chassis side to side, or inline front to back?
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In-line, perfectly centered instead of offset. LMR and others sell parts for this, but the battery post is directly under the belt.
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Old 07-05-2016, 05:26 AM   #1018
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that is correct. depending on the height of your battery it's close but there should be just enough room with the battery connectors at the rear of the car. make sure you use low profile battery connectors and flatten the wire as much as possible where you solder to the connector. i dont use the belt tensioners and mine just fits. im also not using the lmr parts (battery hooks), i just used stick on weights to hold the battery centered like marc rheinard.

http://eos.redrc.net/2016/01/chassis...marc-rheinard/
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Old 07-05-2016, 05:33 AM   #1019
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Batterywires to the back of the car and low profile connectors works, but itīs tight.
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Old 07-05-2016, 12:31 PM   #1020
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I run a square pack and it fits
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