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Old 12-12-2014, 05:19 AM   #16
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I don't like the lack of a gear cover.
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preorder list here I come Amain! there will be i know of 2 in the louisville KY area once in stock at Amain!
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I don't like the lack of a gear cover.
ha! gotta complain about something might as well make it something important like a gear cover looks like the body is tight enough around the area that a gear cover isn't needed.
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Couple features I am really liking are the thicker shock shafts, inserts for front caster (like the b5) and rear inserts for toe/antisquat (like the bmax4). Also it is confirmed that the front arms are a new flat arm.
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Hands down the best feature on this car is the tranny!!
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Hands down the best feature on this car is the tranny!!
+1 it's amazing on how they got it so flat.
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ha! gotta complain about something might as well make it something important like a gear cover looks like the body is tight enough around the area that a gear cover isn't needed.
It's that there are some tracks I have been to that a gear cover is really needed. I have found running without one is really hard on gears.
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anyone heard the date on which they should be showing up?
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at FIRST look, I thought I was looking at a B5M with some bling. Now I see the differences in the transmission and I really like the carbon fiber inserts and parts here and there. Shocks look really nice too.
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You guys realize the b5m was modeled after the yokomo not the other way around.
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It's that there are some tracks I have been to that a gear cover is really needed. I have found running without one is really hard on gears.
Chances are this car won't run well on a track dirty enough for the lack of a gear cover to be a factor. This is a carpet/super high grip design, with the motor and battery placed pretty far forward of the rear diff. Guys who run the 22 in mid configuration have been through this.
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You guys realize the b5m was modeled after the yokomo not the other way around.
+1 Told my friend years ago. Decades of $ made off of sweet yokomo designs. TC6.2. lol
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Yokomo and Associated have been trading with each other for who knows how long.
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Yokomo and Associated have been trading with each other for who knows how long.
Yokomo has been the Japanese AE distributor for quite some time now, but cooperation when it comes to designing cars probably stopped when TT/AE bought the JConcepts BJ4 WE design and made it the B44.

Back to topic. I really think the YZ-2 will do pretty good during next year's WC, the change of rules to allow Astroturf was just announced:

http://news.efra.ws/fileadmin/news/2...%20%281%29.pdf

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Wondering if will have a gear diff or ball or both option
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