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Will update this wiki as we get more details, including any B64 parts carryover.

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Old 04-01-2019, 08:32 PM
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lets hope not. The yok is a POS
unless you never crash, or breathe on it lol...
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unless you never crash, or breathe on it lol...
I drove a buddies, it handles well. but it is broke more than is is running. the arms seem fragile. more so than the b64
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Old 04-01-2019, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by b1narych0ice View Post


I will try to be vigilant in cleaning up “can I run TLR wheels” and other inevitable questions that a quick search would answer

Now let’s move on and discuss the durability of the front arms... lol

What about discussing the durability of other cars' front arms?
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If the leaked pages are to be trusted, April 30th is the current date that distributors expect to get their hands on them.
So maybe there will be a release date given, at a big race even April 6 or April 13? Think there is a Jcon race this weekend, so maybe.
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Old 04-02-2019, 06:22 PM
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I drove a buddies, it handles well. but it is broke more than is is running. the arms seem fragile. more so than the b64
I race a race with 6 of them 2 weeks ago. Was just after a track change, suffice to say I was the last man standing in the 7 minute main, the yokomos dropped like flies.
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What about discussing the durability of other cars' front arms?
Least durable in order based on experience: Yokomo, AE, TLR.
Most Durable: Xray, HB, Sworks, Serpent.
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Originally Posted by jpcopeland1 View Post


Least durable in order based on experience: Yokomo, AE, TLR.
Most Durable: Xray, HB, Sworks, Serpent.
no parts support for your durable brands locally, lol. And I see serpents broken all the time. The xray guys do well, but they still break arms

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Now that we are done with the front arm topic, let's please stick to the B74.
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Agreed.
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Least durable in order based on experience: Yokomo, AE, TLR.
Most Durable: Xray, HB, Sworks, Serpent.
Nope, most durable, Tekno. Least Durable, TLR.

But yes, B74 info please.
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I wouldn’t consider the tekno durable, it has all kinds of issues.

The HB can take a beating!! Which is great because parts are scarce.
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Originally Posted by jpcopeland1 View Post


Least durable in order based on experience: Yokomo, AE, TLR.
Most Durable: Xray, HB, Sworks, Serpent.
Only HB D418 and xray are most durable in my local track during winter season.
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Hearing this is a carpet car and will be bad on dirt. Anybody else hearing that?
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Hearing this is a carpet car and will be bad on dirt. Anybody else hearing that?
Dont think anybody said bad on dirt. You might have to use different parts to get it to work. im sure it will work good on both surfaces
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Hearing this is a carpet car and will be bad on dirt. Anybody else hearing that?
The clear prototype on the first page has a gear diff in the center which is a staple on dirt for the most part. The B64's mediocre carpet capabilities are what drove most of the B74 changes, but I don't think they were at the expense of handling in the dirt. That being said, if you already have a B64D with the latest steering rack and other common dirt modifications, I don't think you'll see a massive improvement with the B74. Carpet guys will see the largest benefit, for sure.
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