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Old 11-29-2003, 07:32 AM   #1
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Default TB-Evolution III vs. Yokomo SD

Hi, I am trying to make a decision between a Tamiya TB-Evolution III, Yokomo SD and HPI Pro4. In general, which car do you think it's better? Or they are all pretty similar stuffs? Recently, it seems like the TB-Evolution is a good choice due to those intenational race results. Thanks!
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And the others also have good results. The SD won the Japanese championship, the pro 4 was not far from it.

I made my choice several months ago, I got the SD now and I'm very pleased with the car, although it requires some mods to be very fasT (I'm thinking of the servo mod and mass balance). Still it is fast out of the box...

Plus the SD is maintenance easy, which is not the case of the TB and Pro4 (pro4 will be a pain in the ass for that).
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Old 11-29-2003, 11:12 AM   #3
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Yokomo v's Evo 3, no contest really, the yokomo will not cause you to Dnf due to the front 1 way gear stripping, the tamiya will + the tamiya is now been discontinued so go for the MR4 SD. Rick
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SD for sure....
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Old 11-29-2003, 11:28 AM   #5
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Hey Tricklosi,where do you race?You Know Jaime manzanilla?

Sd for sure.I owned the evo3 Surikarn and for the price a SSG sd is a better choice and a more reliable car.My Rayspeed Sd is just like an evo3 in the way it drives except I dont wonder 2 minutes into my heat if my drivetrain will start locking up do to a stripped front gear because I decided that I actually wanted to squeeze the throttle trigger.I dont have to worry between heat if I will be able to rebuild my front oneway in time before my next heat or main.Or I dont have to spend upward of 12 dollars a race day just for new front oneway gears!
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Old 11-29-2003, 12:45 PM   #6
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go with the evo3.
its better then a brokomo [jokomo,slowmo,etc ]
at least with the 1 way you can finish the race.
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brokomo jokeamoslowkamopokemon.. .. DOH!
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Old 11-29-2003, 12:52 PM   #8
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brokomo jokeamoslowkamopokemon.. .. DOH!

lol.
bloody brokomo.
trying to be an evo3 and a big failure.
yokomo
brokomo
slowkamo
pokomo
pokemon

any more.
i cant think of any yet.
lets have an evo3 count.
long live tamiya as world champions.
no matter how many cars they bring out.
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tamiya discountinued the evo3??
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Old 11-29-2003, 12:56 PM   #10
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brokamo
slowkamo
pokamo
jokeamo
hoekamo
crrapkamo
poopookamo
smelly big toekamo
finding nemo

any more?
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The TB seems to be a very good car from what I saw at my track but now Tamiya is more focusing on the 415+ they release a new chassis every 6 months....Yokomo made a lot of upgrades for the SD, but i'm sure this car will last more than Tamiya's do....I would choose the SD or just wait to see how the Pro4 performs...
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brokamo
slowkamo
pokamo
jokeamo
hoekamo
crrapkamo
poopookamo
smelly big toekamo
finding nemo

any more?

stop it man iam cracking up


my throats hurting and iam going to carpet wars tommorrow and cant concentrate.
i think its all them crapomokos
iam scared if they beat me.lol.NOT.
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Default SD!

I chose the SD. Easier to maintain, all parts are available at my LHS. Is it fast? sure it is, but it all depends on the other factors such as ESC, setup, driver, etc!

I originally wanted an Evo 3 SE but, my local shop/track didn't always have the spare parts, and since I am new to racing, I knew I would break parts.

Yeah, I have heard "Brokomo" and "Slowkamo" yada yada yada. Yes, I break arms! Alot of them! But, that wasn't due to the car running at speed and then arms would just break, no I was still learning to drive, setup the car, etc and yes, I would run into the boards alot so I broke alot of arms.

Now, that I have a few races under my belt, the experience I have gain has allowed me to minimize breakage. Remember, I am still new to this and I am still learning.

So, to wrap up, Go for the SD if your local track/shop have all the parts for it. The Evo 3 is a great car but, for me it wasn't going to work if I had to wait weeks for spare parts to be special ordered.
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I chose the SD. Easier to maintain, all parts are available at my LHS. Is it fast? sure it is, but it all depends on the other factors such as ESC, setup, driver, etc!

I originally wanted an Evo 3 SE but, my local shop/track didn't always have the spare parts, and since I am new to racing, I knew I would break parts.

Yeah, I have heard "Brokomo" and "Slowkamo" yada yada yada. Yes, I break arms! Alot of them! But, that wasn't due to the car running at speed and then arms would just break, no I was still learning to drive, setup the car, etc and yes, I would run into the boards alot so I broke alot of arms.

Now, that I have a few races under my belt, the experience I have gain has allowed me to minimize breakage. Remember, I am still new to this and I am still learning.

So, to wrap up, Go for the SD if your local track/shop have all the parts for it. The Evo 3 is a great car but, for me it wasn't going to work if I had to wait weeks for spare parts to be special ordered.

ive gone through less parts in a month then some for one race with sd.
once a bloke broke a wishbone every heat anf finall on his brokomo running stock.
i was running 12t limit and didnt once brake anything.
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