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Old 07-02-2015, 09:01 PM   #766
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Looking at the pics I think they have gone to a more traditional wheel offset. That may explain why the front wheels are regular plastic, but the rears are rapid prototypes. Kind of interesting to see they have removed the option to run the side springs inward, and increased the length of the side links. A very cool evolution for sure!
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Old 07-03-2015, 04:40 AM   #767
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Looked at the chassis up close and there's a lot of new and interesting features. I'll take a whole slew of photos tomorrow.
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Old 07-03-2015, 06:39 PM   #768
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New prototype R12 at the Japan Nationals.
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Old 07-04-2015, 06:28 AM   #769
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New steering block.
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Dammit the photos are coming out on an angle. I'll post them via my computer.
Here's an interesting photo.
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Old 07-04-2015, 07:22 AM   #771
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Thanks for the great pics Edward! Are the square eccentric bushing on the lower arm used to adjust width instead of height now?
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Old 07-04-2015, 05:57 PM   #772
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That's a pretty interesting car. I might have to look into this further. I recently made a change to a Yokomo BD-7 and love it. It would be awesome to have the same experience with a Yokomo 1/12.
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Nice pics Ed. Any chance of finding out about rear offset wheels? Or some better pics of the rear end?
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Picture of the rear end.
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Picture of otherside of the hub.
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Whole rear end
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Yes, it still uses the eccentric plastic bushing setup.
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Side links are longer
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New side spring mounting. You can only use the outter spring position.
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