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Old 01-15-2015, 03:04 AM   #5281
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Niznai - you would fit in at performanceforums.com really well.

You could use the language you're really thinking but refraining from typing as well.
Why would I want to be a member on a forum that would have me as a member?!
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My car went from being hard to drive and fighting traction rolling to being the best thing I've ever drive by only changing from Jaco Blues to Sorex 32's...car likes good tires that's for sure.
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Old 01-15-2015, 12:06 PM   #5283
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My car went from being hard to drive and fighting traction rolling to being the best thing I've ever drive by only changing from Jaco Blues to Sorex 32's...car likes good tires that's for sure.
Aren't Jaco Blue's foam tyres?
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Old 01-15-2015, 01:46 PM   #5284
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Aren't Jaco Blue's foam tyres?
TC Jaco Blues are rubber tires

1/12 Jaco Blue, are foam tires
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Old 01-15-2015, 02:18 PM   #5285
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Hi Guys, on my BD7 2015 the front stearing end bell seems to have a little play in it, it almost "tweaks" when the servo turns full lock left and right. It sort of rocks rocks, I've tried shims etc to try hold it in place more but it still rocks slightly. I end up with almost a degree of toe in our out based on this play when the car is sitting on my setup station. Is this an issue of over tightening or has someone else experienced the same?
we had play in one bearing that fit on the steering post.it was bad from new.it used to lift up and down when going lock to lock.fitted a new bearing
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Old 01-15-2015, 02:30 PM   #5286
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I've been a LONG time yokomo fan. My yokomo MR4-BX was the single best car I've ever driven.

I'm thinking of a new TC and the BD7 2015 is near the top of my list (along with the XRay 2015). I've heard talk at the track I should avoid the Yokomo as it's more fragile than the XRay. I'm the type of driver who WILL need a durable car.

Can anyone speak to this?
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I've been a LONG time yokomo fan. My yokomo MR4-BX was the single best car I've ever driven.

I'm thinking of a new TC and the BD7 2015 is near the top of my list (along with the XRay 2015). I've heard talk at the track I should avoid the Yokomo as it's more fragile than the XRay. I'm the type of driver who WILL need a durable car.

Can anyone speak to this?
There are many Yokomos at the track I race at

A lot of other brands break and cause dnf's

Yokomo is not usually in that group

That said, hard to bet against a Ray for durability, the 15' Ray is an outstanding car

The Yokomo just looks way better imo, and performs with the best of them
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Easy fixes for durability, swap out the graphite steering arms for the non graphite ones, that's all. The kit graphite ones just don't have much give in them before they strip out. The rest of the graphite parts can stay and don't have any issues. But if you hit things lots then you can install all non graphite arms and rear carriers as well.
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I've been a LONG time yokomo fan. My yokomo MR4-BX was the single best car I've ever driven.

I'm thinking of a new TC and the BD7 2015 is near the top of my list (along with the XRay 2015). I've heard talk at the track I should avoid the Yokomo as it's more fragile than the XRay. I'm the type of driver who WILL need a durable car.

Can anyone speak to this?

Both great cars, you will not be disappointed with either. Yokomo is very strong and the graphite plastics are the best in the business IMO.

Xray stock plastics are softer more flex and less likely to snap in a big crash but most local racers replace the plastics with the optional graphite parts.
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Might have been asked before but what springs come standard with the 2015?
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Might have been asked before but what springs come standard with the 2015?
Pink and Yellow if I remember correctly.

Correction Pink front, Blue rear
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Pink and Yellow if I remember correctly.

Correction Pink front, Blue rear
Awesome, thanks!
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Has or is anyone running the optional "high traction" upper deck for the BD7? Feedback onegaishimasu
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