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Old 09-06-2006, 06:09 AM   #1
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Default S15 DRIFTER PROBLEMS!

i might have bought an rc drifter off a mate , it is a black s15! he says there is a screw that needs replacing behind the front wheel! does this sounds serious? or is it as he says find the replacment screw?

please share your opinions and any help is gladly appreciated! thanks in advance

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Old 09-06-2006, 06:21 AM   #2
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it is a black s15!
This reminds me of the most common conversation for a model shop owner a few years ago when a certain blue rally car was very popular...

CUSTOMER: Hi I've broken my RC car, do you have the part I need?
OWNER: What kind of car is it?
CUSTOMER: An Impreza.
OWNER: I mean what make of Impreza.
CUSTOMER: Subaru.

Cue model shop owner holding head in hands and quietly sobbing in desperation.
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Old 09-06-2006, 06:48 AM   #3
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Be more specific..

what BRAND of car is it..
what MODEL of car

Which screw? part number?

Is it a :
kingpin
grubscew
ball-end screw?
pin-retaining screw?
clamping screw for a hex hub?
pillow-ball screw?

If it's a hobby branded car then providing it's not too old, spares should be available. If it's a toy shop car - good luck!
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Old 09-06-2006, 08:14 AM   #4
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Oh I knnow it's the loose nut behind the steering wheel.
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Old 09-06-2006, 11:01 AM   #5
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CUSTOMER: Hi I've broken my RC car, do you have the part I need?
OWNER: What kind of car is it?
CUSTOMER: An Impreza.
OWNER: I mean what make of Impreza.
CUSTOMER: Subaru.
having worked in a model shop for the last 3 years you have no idea how many time i have to deal with that. however there are a few things wrong with your story,

1: its not pronounced Impreza it is in fact 'Pretza

2: the next question is normaly what kind of chassis is it?
the answer is Blue.


back to the subject, if the car is the yokomo drift package then the screw holds in the hinge pin in the suspension and is important, but easily fixed
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i have a car
it got 4 wheels & 2 belt`s ,And it has a a black square box that make`s a sound
Q) what car is this & what is the black box thing ????
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Old 09-06-2006, 03:46 PM   #7
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The car is a YOKOMO YR-4M. as your in a "i will beat everyone with a rubbish car" phase.

The black box i would guess is some badass Dick Dastardly style secret wepon. Just fitted mine ready for carpetwars
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Old 09-06-2006, 04:17 PM   #8
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i am so tempted to
just so i can slap a few people round the chop`s with a wet Kipper & say
`Told you last year cars are still Very good!`
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Old 09-07-2006, 08:43 AM   #9
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back on topic fellas, i have no idea what the model is or anything, havent been able to contact seller! regardless what the problem is, is there anything major that would mean mega bucks to fix? or am i just worrying over nuffin
thanks for the above opinions!

cheers boys/gals
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