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Old 08-16-2022, 11:06 PM
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https://www.rccaraction.com/yokomo-gt-1-12-road-car/

Looks like a rubber tire spec racer, and has some hints of awesomatix's chassis.

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Old 08-16-2022, 11:10 PM
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I am pretty sure the A12 still has two pods. This thing is a single piece chassis intended for a 30T motor.
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The Awesomatix has two long trailing links instead of the conventional pivot ball, it looks like the new yokomo gt has a similar (in concept) setup. In fact, taking a closer look, it even has the awesomatix preload screws on the trailing arms.

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Originally Posted by Nerobro View Post
The Awesomatix has two long trailing links instead of the conventional pivot ball, it looks like the new yokomo gt has a similar (in concept) setup. In fact, taking a closer look, it even has the awesomatix preload screws on the trailing arms.
The A12 has a center pod that the electronic sit in and rear posts and are connected too.
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https://www.redrc.net/2022/08/yokomo...eries-pan-car/ Some more details here.
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With the F1 style wheel mounts I don't see this being very popular unless a club ran a spec class for it or you could replace the rear axel.
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It’s seems to be mostly for the Japanese market. Not really for the states. I might have been interested a few years back. But now don’t really see a need for it.
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It's an interesting approach to making a very simple, low-cost pan car. Just a u-shaped slot at the back of the one-piece chassis. Of course, if that amount of flex isn't right for the conditions, you're a bit stuck...


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Originally Posted by mrreet2001 View Post
With the F1 style wheel mounts I don't see this being very popular unless a club ran a spec class for it or you could replace the rear axel.
Both the Tamiya and Yokomo hubs use adapters to mount the wheels on regular 3 bolt hubs. I've ran my Tamiya car on these tires and it's actually very good.
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Originally Posted by Billy Kelly View Post
Itís seems to be mostly for the Japanese market. Not really for the states. I might have been interested a few years back. But now donít really see a need for it.
The tires would be better than the SJT tires used in GT12 for asphalt. The bodies look better too.
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Originally Posted by Rick Vessell View Post
The tires would be better than the SJT tires used in GT12 for asphalt. The bodies look better too.
I am curious as to why you think they would be better.
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Originally Posted by Rick Vessell View Post
The tires would be better than the SJT tires used in GT12 for asphalt. The bodies look better too.
I could see that being possible. Only one club runs outdoors a few times in area. Itís all carpet otherwise
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Originally Posted by mrreet2001 View Post
I am curious as to why you think they would be better.
The tire is like a sedan or mini car tire. On less than perfect parking lot tracks, a semi pneumatic tire would be more forgiving than a low profile solid donut.
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This is a class that's been around for a long time yokomo has been pushing this class in Asia for a while now. The tires for the class are available from yokomo in three different rubber compounds and they have a various assortment of Wheels as well it's designed to be a pure spec class
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