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Old 10-25-2015, 12:27 PM
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USD 27 for the body and USD 8 for shipping does not add up to 50, right?
Team Azarashi shipping from Tokyo is usually pretty cheap. I notice a small item he's shipping for $2.50 from Japan.

Contact Shun Kimura on Facebook and ask him when more will be available on FB just like Mes says. Shun is super nice and I'm sure he'll be happy to hear that people want more of the bodies.

He's probably already making more anyway.
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Update:

I was on Facebook and so I chatted to Shun and he put more of the bodies on eBay.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/171979204232

I saw someone running one. It looks like some racers are preferring them. I don't know if its for looks or for performance. Definitely looks cool though!
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:10 AM
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When I tested the Azarashi Fascia back to back with the kit body on our track in Troisdorf, I felt that they YZ-2 jumped better with the kit body. I am going to give it another try this weekend on an indoor track together with the YZ-2 mini front spoiler. Thanks to its light weight, I bet you'll be able to push the car more without traction rolling.
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:52 AM
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I'm waiting for some paint and I will finish my body as well.
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USD 27 for the body and USD 8 for shipping does not add up to 50, right?
A single Lexan wing for $11 + $27 + $8 = $46 for a lid.

Not that far from $50. I have plenty of wings so I will forego that item, but I was curious to see how it compares to all the ones I've run.
Thus far Upgrade's Vortex is #1 by a good margin.
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Old 10-26-2015, 10:16 AM
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A single Lexan wing for $11 + $27 + $8 = $46 for a lid.

Not that far from $50. I have plenty of wings so I will forego that item, but I was curious to see how it compares to all the ones I've run.
Thus far Upgrade's Vortex is #1 by a good margin.
AFAIK the mentioned wing is actually a pair of front wings, but I know where your are coming from. I have yet to try Azarashi's wings, and also the Upgrade Vortex. My favorite ones have been the LMR wings so far, and the original Yokomo wings are also pretty decent.
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Im trying our the proline wing. Will be back with results.
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Not sure on those LMR Wings, they look as if they present too much resistance with the more vertical wicker pane.

I'm an F1 guy since I was walking in my diapers (now 42) and I know a bit about CFD and am usually pretty good at visual assessment. I tested the Swift wing when hey released them and found it's wicker pain angle too sharp and as I suspected, I was right. So much so my cars would wheelie with ease thanks to the resistance the wicker pane introduced into the mix. To rule it out I quickly swapped to my Vortex and a the cars didn't even come close to raising the front end. Just planted my rear end better. Tried the Proline wing and it was better than the Sweep but the front end would get a tad light, though never coming close to a wheelie.
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AFAIK the mentioned wing is actually a pair of front wings, but I know where your are coming from. I have yet to try Azarashi's wings, and also the Upgrade Vortex. My favorite ones have been the LMR wings so far, and the original Yokomo wings are also pretty decent.
Hey Rob, are you using the vortex standard or the vortex 7?

I want to try a few for both 2 and 4 buggy.
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Not sure on those LMR Wings, they look as if they present too much resistance with the more vertical wicker pane.

I'm an F1 guy since I was walking in my diapers (now 42) and I know a bit about CFD and am usually pretty good at visual assessment. I tested the Swift wing when hey released them and found it's wicker pain angle too sharp and as I suspected, I was right. So much so my cars would wheelie with ease thanks to the resistance the wicker pane introduced into the mix. To rule it out I quickly swapped to my Vortex and a the cars didn't even come close to raising the front end. Just planted my rear end better. Tried the Proline wing and it was better than the Sweep but the front end would get a tad light, though never coming close to a wheelie.
They are actually brilliant to adjust how the car jumps. On astroturf, we tend to cut them pretty low, and the Avior's angled section is not that steep, I'd say even flatter than the older Electra and maybe also the JConcepts wings. PL's Trifecta in comparison...
I am curious about the new thinner, cf supported LMR wing they had at the IFMAR worlds, but I'll probably stick with the Yokomo wings once my Avior falls apart. They are the easiest to get for me and work really well.
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If anyone has a new clear body I would take it.
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If anyone has a new clear body I would take it.
They are in stock at Amain.
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Just the regular. Up until the YZ-2 I refused to run MM Rig kits as I refer to them so no need for the 7 specifically. They make one specific to the 22 as well. Easily the best wing I've ever used. Sadly no LHS carry them and the one that did which was the most hugimongous RC Superstore ever dropped ALL serious kits and moved to RTR Junk and Traxxas only so there went that. Every time I'm ready to order more Vortex wings I walk into the local shop and I find JConcepts and Proline wings in the clearance bin. Hard to pass up $4 for 2 wings so I grab 3 and add to my stock pile of wings. LOL
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Originally Posted by Joel Lagace View Post
can u post a picture of the plit?
I think this is a problem. This is my first one but at my track every one with YZ-2's split the left rear.
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Originally Posted by Whiterayzen View Post
I think this is a problem. This is my first one but at my track every one with YZ-2's split the left rear.
Does this happen if you run the bmax rear arms and bones?
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