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Old 10-21-2015, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Turtlex View Post
Do you race mod or stock? do you have b5m and b44.3?
Stock right now, looking into mod. Yes I have the b5m and 44.3.
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Old 10-21-2015, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by likea45 View Post
You can easily mod the car to run multiple battery positions, something the b5m can't do
What cant the B5m do that the RB6 can battery wise? You can run inline (fairly easily) and sideways shorty as well as saddles...
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Old 10-21-2015, 06:10 PM
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Old 10-21-2015, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Matt Trimmings View Post
If you don't want AE or TLR I would go with the Kyosho. Pricier parts wise but they are durable and setup help should be more readily available compared to smaller brands. Yokomo is good too but you have to get parts through amain which may be an issue availability wise.
Very good point. Remember, the more of a name brand you buy, the easier it will be to find parts for your model
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Old 10-21-2015, 07:18 PM
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Yokomo buy the yz-2. Just look at what it comes with.

This argument about parts availability is void. It's called internet shopping.
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Old 10-21-2015, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by manumanrc View Post
It's not a KF3.
A new version of the KF.
The KF2 is a different car, motor can be centered, foward and now also right in front of the diff. All is belt driven.
The KF is a traditional mid motor car, no belt.
There is a prototipe of it in my local track. Pretty fast.
You must mean there a new version of the SV2 going to be released which is mid motor and no belt, so perhaps a KM? The KF is belt drive.

The Schumacher cars are awesome, the engineering and quality very different to AE! If you run mid motor then a new Schumacher KM would be right up there, can't wait for the K2.
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Old 10-21-2015, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Matt Trimmings View Post
What cant the B5m do that the RB6 can battery wise? You can run inline (fairly easily) and sideways shorty as well as saddles...
I've not seen any mods for the b5m for inline. I imagine you could cut the plastic to allow this.
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Old 10-22-2015, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Badger5 View Post
You must mean there a new version of the SV2 going to be released which is mid motor and no belt, so perhaps a KM? The KF is belt drive.

The Schumacher cars are awesome, the engineering and quality very different to AE! If you run mid motor then a new Schumacher KM would be right up there, can't wait for the K2.
Agreed. I love my K1!

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Old 10-22-2015, 08:55 AM
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I'm building an RB6 right now. In the past four years in 2wd buggy I've run a TRF201, 22, B4.2, and DEX210. I get bored and try new things at least every year. While the characteristics of the cars are different, I always end up with the same fast laps in the end.
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Originally Posted by thecman26 View Post
I am currently in the same position! I sold both of my B5M's this summer and am currently looking at either the Kyosho RB6, The Schumacher KF2, the Yokomo YZ-2, or maybe the B5ML. They are all great buggies from what I've heard. Just how much $ do I want to spend and how much $ do I want to spend on hop-ups? The B5ML will definitely be the cheapes to throw on the track! Mild mod set-up for me (9-10.5t). Indoor damp clay med-high bite.
YZ-2 dont even bother looking at another car. If you have the bite, the YZ-2 will kill any other car in the corners which is where you scrub and lose speed with any other manufacturer.
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Old 10-22-2015, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Antimullet View Post
Yokomo buy the yz-2. Just look at what it comes with.

This argument about parts availability is void. It's called internet shopping.
Exactly, and the fact that it can turn inside of anything currently on the market, makes it an ideal choice for someone wanting something different. Aside of the big 3, it's the best of the exotics hands down.
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Old 10-22-2015, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by likea45 View Post
I've not seen any mods for the b5m for inline. I imagine you could cut the plastic to allow this.
What size rock do you live under? It must be HUGE!

Inline was soooooo last year on the B5m.
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Old 10-22-2015, 12:42 PM
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What cant the b5m do that the rb6 can you ask, be made in japan.....

Go Kyosho if you want something different, I've owned the b5m, 22, team c, dex210 and the Rb6 is my favorite by a long shot....

Or you could wait and get the new Xray rides.... they would also be nice to try out...
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Basically, buy something from Japan. The quality is second to none.
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Originally Posted by Socket View Post
What size rock do you live under? It must be HUGE!

Inline was soooooo last year on the B5m.
No rock mr.cool guy, just don't run associated cars
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