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Old 06-11-2014, 09:07 PM   #121
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Nice driving Beth! Car looks great!

Are you running the steering crank system?
Shorty Lipo? Or full sized Lipo?
What's your front roll center setup?
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Old 06-11-2014, 09:53 PM   #122
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Nice driving Beth! Car looks great!

Are you running the steering crank system?
Shorty Lipo? Or full sized Lipo?
What's your front roll center setup?
Crank system,
Shorty
ahh ill have to my setup sheet, but I think it was with the arm at the very top.
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Old 06-11-2014, 10:05 PM   #123
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Nope nothing is happing on the YRF-001 front...

Finished 3rd at our State titles,
Car was good all weekend, got lucky a little, the cold/hot weather played havoc with tyre choice, but everyone was in the same boat.

Some you tube here of the last final,

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Old 07-05-2014, 09:26 PM   #124
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Some good advice and fast yokomo F1 cars here. Unfortunately mine is not fast and turns like a dump truck but in all fairness I'm new the the rubber tire thing as well. I just got the 3 racing front wing, can't wait to try it and i'm going to do the damper tube conversion as well using team associated parts. I have the bell crank conversion using the 1.5 ackerman setup. Can't wait for my next trip to CA so i can do some real tuning now that i have setup tools for this car.
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Old 07-10-2014, 08:24 PM   #125
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I had the opportunity to speak with Masami Hirosaka last weekend at the Japan Nationals. I asked him a few questions about YRF F1 setup. I asked him what he thought about the after market steering crank system. First thing he said, ''I don't like having the servo lying flat on the chassis, I like it standing up''. He mentioned something along the lines of chassis flex and having the servo at the front is the best setup for all track conditions.

Kingpin or carbon arms? He laughed and told me the kingpin setup is not needed and said the carbon arms are the best.
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Old 07-17-2014, 05:00 AM   #126
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Tinkering around with a R12 damper setup for the front end.

I would have to modify the tubes and make them shorter and figure out how to mount the lower bracket to the lower king pin a-arm.
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Old 07-17-2014, 05:44 AM   #127
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The YRF looks COOOOOOL!!!
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Old 07-27-2014, 06:26 PM   #128
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Here is my YRF with Tamiya F104 F60 body. Took a little bit of modding to get it to fit but the look is worth it!
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Old 07-27-2014, 07:47 PM   #129
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http://www.teamyokomo.com/partslist/..._r12_24tb.html

Want a smoother differential? Use this part.
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:01 PM   #130
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Trying out some different servo configurations.

Personally, I prefer the steering crank system. This layout gives me more ackerman tuning options, but I find the servo is too far back.. making the car too easy to drive. I also like some weight on the front, however, I'm not a big fan of the servo being up so close.

So, I did some tinkering around and came up with this. Yes, this is the same setup as Herbert Weber. But, I'm not using a 1/12 servo, it's a 1/10 low-profile servo. It's a tight squeeze, but I'm able to fit all my electronics cleanly. I hopefully this layout will give me the best of both worlds.

I'm using special servo tape which bonds to the to surfaces and holds extremely well.
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Anybody know the max battery dimensions that can fit? both standard and for the upgrade steering kit? thanks
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Anybody know the max battery dimensions that can fit? both standard and for the upgrade steering kit? thanks
Sorry don't have a ruler in front of me, but a standard shorty is a must with the steering kit, with the servo in the standard position you can use a full size pack, or a shorty full forward or in the middle.

Some shorty's are a little tight, I was given an old ORCA shorty that was a fraction too long, but could squeeze in with some massaging of the battery stays.
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Just bought myself a 2nd hand Yoko, expect many questions.
Any essential parts or upgrades I absolutely should have?
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http://www.teamyokomo.com/partslist/..._r12_24tb.html

Want a smoother differential? Use this part.
how to use this stuff?
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Hello
I'm writing form Italy.
I just bought this car.

Is it possible to mount a side damping tube instead of the lateral damper?
Because with my exotek F1R I had a better feeling with the damping tube and 300000 grese

Someone said me that the center shock could be better.
Are there some tips to mount it? or can i replace it with a better one?
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