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Old 09-18-2014, 12:58 PM   #4561
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It is not covered up here on yokomo Japan web site Jorge

http://www.teamyokomo.com/topics/14/...rtc_bd715.html

a bit of photoshop magic reveals that this is just a dark pic of a 2014 black edition...

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Old 09-18-2014, 04:23 PM   #4562
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a bit of photoshop magic reveals that this is just a dark pic of a 2014 black edition...

I thought the same, I couldn't see anything different anyway, Yokomo are so secretive arghh
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Old 09-19-2014, 03:14 AM   #4563
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I've mode during mid seasson from serpent eryx to bd7 2014 and i am really happy. Car works lots better, more consistent, I've improved a lot my qualifing results. I drive in mid grip asphalt with tracks open and thight.

Ass donny says car gets dialed with only minor changes

The only thing that I miss from the serpent is the servo mount, Serpent's is really great despite removing some flex in the front

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Now I consider it very very hard to change to BD7

I wonder if I should buy now or wait for 2015 edition though
Will 2015 edition has a lot of changes?
Anybody has any idea?
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Old 09-19-2014, 03:38 AM   #4564
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It sems like Yokomo is very sercet about there cars until they are released.
Unlike some other optimezed campany i know...
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Old 09-19-2014, 11:51 AM   #4565
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Thank you for sharing Jimjav
Now I consider it very very hard to change to BD7

I wonder if I should buy now or wait for 2015 edition though
Will 2015 edition has a lot of changes?
Anybody has any idea?
I'm gonna rock the BD7 JMRCA Black Edition real soon the deal to good to pass up and Yokomo normally has a upgrade conversion kit
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Old 09-19-2014, 01:57 PM   #4566
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Does anyone know if the spurholder/pulley are interchangeable between the 13 and the 14 version?
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Old 09-19-2014, 04:34 PM   #4567
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Does anyone know if the spurholder/pulley are interchangeable between the 13 and the 14 version?
Yes thay are mate
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Old 09-19-2014, 04:36 PM   #4568
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Yes thay are mate
Thanks! Want black pulleys on my 2013 spec.
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Thanks! Want black pulleys on my 2013 spec.
I put blue on my 14 I will double check the thickness of them for you
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Old 09-19-2014, 05:19 PM   #4570
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Has any one installed a graphite battery strap to hold the battery in place (along with battery holders, of corse). I like the idea of a mechanical system instead of tape.
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Does the Super-precision Bearing Set for BD7-2014, B7-BBP14 (17 pcs) come with the thinner bearings for DCJ's???

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I am getting a parts order ready and I have most of the spares in my cart and ready to go, but what is the recomendation for ball stud washers(part numbers Please)? I saw shims on amain that range from .5 to 3mm, is that what should be used? or do ball stud washers from AE fit the yoke ball studs?
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Looking at the pics off the Super-precision Bearing it doesn't look the dcj bearings is in the set. But I don't know what the 2 small size bearing fit.

Shims i range form 0,5 to 1 mm is good to have since most setup normaly uses these two types off shimes. With that being said the all M3 shimes should fit on Yokomo ball stud.
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New compared to the version BD7-2014 Black:

· Main Chassis (Graphite)

· Shock Towers

· All Bulkheads

· Motor Mount

· Anti Rollbar Stoppers

· Battery Holders

· Balance Weights

· Gear Diff Unit

· Aluminum Solid Axle



BD7’s Technological Innovation Continues!

Team Yokomo will compete in the IFMAR World Championship using BD7 2015

The highly-popular Yokomo BD7 2014 has been sweeping the competition racing scene worldwide, proving itself as the ultimate competition touring car.

Many racers have been astonished by the spectacular performance of the BD7 2014, and competition R/C car manufacturers worldwide has been paying close attention to the development of the BD7 platform, recognizing it as a benchmark to which new designs are measured against.

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Nice to see Team Yokomo marching on

But wow
I'm still running the BD7 13, a far better car, than the driver can wheel
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