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Old 04-27-2006, 04:38 PM   #166
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wow ...very clean ....these two buggys looks awesome!!
nice work......i'm just curious to see both the bodyshells.......
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Old 04-27-2006, 04:57 PM   #167
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Just completed an Iccul mini review of the BX

Yokomo MR4 BX Review on oOple

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Old 04-27-2006, 05:03 PM   #168
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Damn, that wiring on the Yoke is somewhat neater than mine I have to say, nice one..
I had to stick in my tatty motor and servo as its all I have. Must invest in lots of black wire!
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Old 04-27-2006, 09:06 PM   #169
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Just completed an Iccul mini review of the BX

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Great review Jimmy. You should be doing this for a living.
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Old 04-27-2006, 09:21 PM   #170
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Another CF chassis. All the talk on the New Tamiya Car thread is anti CF on off road cars coz of tweak issues. What is the thought here? It can't be that bad if most of the top new cars are going that way.... At least some.....
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Old 04-27-2006, 10:20 PM   #171
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That has to be the best review of any car ive read. I liked the photo's taken
, the comparison to the previous model and the side by side photo comparing dimensions with the losi car. You even threw in a team driver interview.
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Old 04-27-2006, 10:51 PM   #172
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I agree, best review ever!! Do you have links to others that you wrote?

I love the barrel roll photos at the end... Did you pull it off????

Do you know if the shocks fit on a B4? They look quite good...
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Old 04-28-2006, 01:16 AM   #173
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Another CF chassis. All the talk on the New Tamiya Car thread is anti CF on off road cars coz of tweak issues. What is the thought here? It can't be that bad if most of the top new cars are going that way.... At least some.....

This is off road champ. the slight amount of chassis tweak that is found in TC's wont have an effect on all but the pro's, thats cause we have travel!
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Old 04-28-2006, 10:19 PM   #174
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This is off road champ. the slight amount of chassis tweak that is found in TC's wont have an effect on all but the pro's, thats cause we have travel!
Cool man. Aussie Aussie Aussie!!
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Old 04-29-2006, 12:26 AM   #175
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Thumbs up to Yokomo on the BX! It's a pro-racer all the way. In as much as I like the car, it has its share of shortcomings too. Jimmy was right on the diffs. getting dirt so easily. I've also noticed that the convenience of the holes on the rod ends is a real treat specially when removing it from point to point. You don't have to pop of the rod ends from the ball ends. Since the design geometry of the rear camber system is not captured like the BC, it has a tendency to pop loose in the event of a bad landing. It already happened to me thrice during a practice run and it ticked me off. To solve this, I got GS racing rod ends and secured them with Al washers and 3mm FH screws. No more popping ball caps anymore. I'll post pics of the car after it returns from the carwash.
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Old 04-29-2006, 06:07 AM   #176
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I checked both the US and Japanese Yokomo sites for filled out BX set-up sheets and there was nothing to be found?! What's up with that!?

Well, it's good of them to develop such a promising 4WD... and people who own one seem quite happy... but it makes one wonder if maybe Off-Road is just an afterthought for Team Yokomo? Surfing around their websites sure makes one feel that Touring Car & Drifit kits are obviously their true focus.....
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Yokomo have a rep that isnt good with help like that
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Yes. The only set-up information you can get is the one included in the instruction manual. It was the set-up used by Master Masami himself in winning the indoor race in Japan. I guess we BX owners just have to do the old way. Trial and error!
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Yes. The only set-up information you can get is the one included in the instruction manual. It was the set-up used by Master Masami himself in winning the indoor race in Japan. I guess we BX owners just have to do the old way. Trial and error!
Some is coming out on the internet. I got this somewhere but can't remember where from.
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Many thanks Cammer! Less guesswork for us BX racers. The black springs that came with the kit is a bit stiff for our track IMO. I've got to get softer springs and lighter shock oil for it.
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