yokomo drifters

Old 05-06-2004, 11:27 PM
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has anyone tried the yokomo drifter cars or the tires yet?................a guy i work with is really into the drifting sceen any he was really inpressed witht the rc driver article on them.......so i told him i would look into them for him just tring to get more poeple into r/c
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Old 05-07-2004, 03:16 AM
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I saw the article in R/C Driver, and while it was a little brief about the preformance, after seeing a car with yokomo's drift tires I have to agree with its findings. You can really drift, but our cars have more power than the tires can handle, so feathering the throttle is a must to keep it under control... but that's the whole point... the car drifts in a controlable fashion.

I'd probably refrain from putting in a hot motor in the car because you'll probably lose control of the car before you get up to full speed, but its still fun. Also, I would think the smoother the driving area the better.

But I didn't drive the car myself, so just some observations.
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Old 05-07-2004, 04:15 AM
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I have the Yokomo drift tires...

I actually find it smoother drifting with the pvc tire setup. Also, the rings on the Yokomo rims don't last long! ($ -> Yokomo).

The rings are almost gone after 2 packs. PVC's, have drifted with them over 10 packs and they're still like new.

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Old 05-07-2004, 11:55 AM
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whe u say the pvc tires u mean making the tires out of the pvc pipe that was in last months rc driver right.....or is there another set up............i was thinking abot how easy it would be to make those but didn't want to waste the wheels if they didn't work
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