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Old 05-16-2003, 05:26 AM   #46
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nikos - the mid motor MX-4 is also a YMP project www.teamyokomo.com/ymp

I think you would struggle to get one.
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Old 05-16-2003, 01:17 PM   #47
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sosidge - thanks for the information. It's good to find the information about the cars from someone who has worked with them.

In your opinion - which is a better racer. The BC or the MX-4. I am a long time Yokomo driver who wants to try something different. I will have an MX-4 running in a couple of weeks, but just curious to know which car you thought was better, since it sounds like you have used both.
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Old 05-16-2003, 03:17 PM   #48
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I've not used the MX-4, just the BC. In the UK the MX-4 became unpopular pretty quickly, I think partly because of it's weight, and partly because of a lack of tunability, they didn't really work on our grippy tracks.

I'm sure there's scope now for an MX-4 to be competitve, virtually all the newest parts from the BC Special will fit on it (caster blocks, toe-in), and it's got a naturally longer wheelbase, plus a slipper clutch. Masami still uses MX-4 based cars as well (though the other Yokomo drivers run BC's).
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Old 05-16-2003, 09:30 PM   #49
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A tip for MX4 owners...

The main drive gear on the MX4 is made of aluminium and will wear out eventually, when it wears the teeth become sharp and will destroy the rear belt very quickly. So make sure you keep a close eye on it and replace when necesscary.

If you want some carbon fibre parts for it try www.fibre-lyte.co.uk and definately try the yokomo rear 2 deg toe in hubs for the MR4, they use 6x12 bearings but will make a noticeable improvement to the handling.
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Old 05-16-2003, 10:23 PM   #50
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Salutations Earthlings!
if anyone is selling their MX4s,please do let me know,
the car should be in good running condition, and the chassis should not be too battered.new belts and an un-painted bodyshell/undertray will be good too. i'm sure if there are other parts that req working on, i can get parts locally.
please do let me know!
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i live in singapore,so any price quotes shld include shipping here.
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Old 05-17-2003, 05:50 AM   #51
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Those 2 degree blocks are also available for the 10x6 bearings.
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Old 05-17-2003, 05:58 PM   #52
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i see this is a thread for yz10...stuff......

im looking for old yz10 rims.......

fronts and rears...... any color....and yes the 4 hub style......


if anyone has any drop me a message or email me ....please......
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Old 05-18-2003, 11:12 AM   #53
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If you get REALLY stuck, I know a place that has some old Yoke rims on the shelf - of course, I'm across the Atlantic ocean...
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could ya let me know on price ....by chance...... im actually looking for at least 3 to 4 complete sets to be honest.....or whatever i can get ahold of...... i called yokomousa and was told they dont have em.....and then a friend called and the guy he talked to went and did some digging and found some.....go figure i get the guy that doesnt go the extra distance instead pawns me off to call a hobby shop .....


the color doesnt matter either on em.....just as long as they are the 4 hub design
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if there is anyone looking for custom painted MX-4 bodies i just painted 3........they are all different, but only 2 of them have the belly pans!

you can email me at
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Old 05-19-2003, 03:27 AM   #56
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could ya let me know on price ....by chance...... im actually looking for at least 3 to 4 complete sets to be honest.....or whatever i can get ahold of...... i called yokomousa and was told they dont have em.....and then a friend called and the guy he talked to went and did some digging and found some.....go figure i get the guy that doesnt go the extra distance instead pawns me off to call a hobby shop .....


the color doesnt matter either on em.....just as long as they are the 4 hub design
I'll have a look at what he's got next time I'm passing.
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thanks sosidge....... let me know...... maybe we can work something out ....... or if you know of anyone that has some laying around they aint using...... they fit nicely on a dominator oval car hehe ...
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Anyone got any MX4 advice. What is a must have? Anything special to watch out for -- other than the boards!
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watch out for...
wear on the main drive gear, see my post above
put a little loctite on the screws that thread into the wing mounts
make sure the slipper is tight and only slips under high loads
dirt and stones collecting in the rear gearbox
if you run on dirt the standard bearings will become contaminated very easily especially the rear outdrive bearings, I've found dynamite red seal bearings to be much better

must haves...
its heavy so any lighter parts are good such as the carbon shock towers and one piece carbon top plate
you can use the plastic outdrives from the other MR4 cars providing you buy the locking diff rings and the different thrust washers and screw (youll have to cut down the right rear outdrive to clear the spur though and you'll need the mr4 front bulkhead assembly too)
2 deg rear hubs
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Can someone post a link to the Yokomo 2wd and 4wd cars i cant find them anywhere on the net..?
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