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Old 03-09-2003, 08:18 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried those new Yokomo persison dish rims? I know they are supposed to be really true but what about strength. Are they fairly strong? I had some HPI white dish rims and they were really brittle. I just don't want to have to scrap some perfectly good tires because of broken rims. Also, what is a yokomo tire/ insert combo for carpet? Thanks.

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The new Yokomo wheels are pretty good I use to use HPI wheels also ...but then went over to these

Also I like to use a Yokomo 7B and a HPI Orange insert

but I don't race on carpet as much as I do indoor Asphalt

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Cool. Are they a bit stronger than the hpi rims? Thanks.

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Cool. Are they a bit stronger than the hpi rims? Thanks.

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Yes they are stronger they keep there shape better also

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Sweet. Thanks for your help.
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Sweet. Thanks for your help.
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Yokomo dish's crack very easy, i had a set, and brushed a cone and it pulled the nut through the hole
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Well
they have diff ones. Nylon, ABS plastic, and the new persison ones. The nylon are strong but bend, abs are very stiff but really brittle, but the new ones seem to be ok from what JDM_DOHC_SiR said. And he seems to be very knowledgable about alot of things on this board.
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Anyoen know of a yokomo tire/insert combo that is good for carpet? Maybe something similar to a sorex 24R.

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