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Old 05-16-2004, 10:53 PM
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Hi Guys,

As promised, the Shizuoka Japan Hobby Show report is up. I will add more information from the show through out the week so keep checking our page for more updated information

Follow the link on the front page

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Old 05-16-2004, 11:36 PM
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Looks sweet Steve!
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Its really a great day for all the r/c enthusiast to check out on the latest released..
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looks good! when will the Evo4 come to the US??
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STeve..

what's ETA on the new YOK YZ-183 charger?
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Those Ride bodies look trick. They have very nice lines, and if masami sez they work good, then they are good enough for me lol.

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do you have plans (please say you do) of importing the Ride bodies??? please please please??? it'd be a nice change to see an Acura TSX mixed in with our nice selection of Stratus, Mazda6 and Alfas

btw.. that TSX is probably the best looking body out there right now. the real ride looks nice too
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the RIDE bodies are supposed to handle great.
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do you have plans (please say you do) of importing the Ride bodies??? please please please??? it'd be a nice change to see an Acura TSX mixed in with our nice selection of Stratus, Mazda6 and Alfas

btw.. that TSX is probably the best looking body out there right now. the real ride looks nice too
I agree...
put me down for 3 TSX bodies..

Hope to get my TSX by end of the year...
but I do hope Acura brings in the TSX Sport Wagon from Europe. .
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the LEGACY loks great also.
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Hey Steve,

It looks like you had a good time in Japan. As you said to me before, you DO go extra miles to bring us the best items and info!!! I know that making an international trip for 3 - 4 days is not easy.... Thanks for bringing us such a cool update on the show.

Thanks.

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Hi Guys,

I'm really glad you guys are enjoying the report. I was in Japan actually for exactly 48 hours (Thurs. 5:30 to Sat. 5:30) it was very tiring, but I think it was well worth the trip

On some of the stuff you guys saw, you bet we are working on getting them into the shop, plus some other items that I have yet to post pictures of

As for release date on some of the items, it is a bit sketchy as to when we'll get it here, as all the relase date posted are for the Japan market. The Yokomo chargers should come pretty quickly as Yokomo USA has always been good on brining in the latest and the greatest. The EVOIV is looking like July-Augustish for the US market. The RIDE stuff might have to come through under the speed tech label or someone elses label, but it will be the same body (just different packaging.)

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Nice report Steve, now finish it!

I've been wondering when someone is going to import the Ride bodies to the US. But of course the Japan market is so quick in turnover that it's a "flavor of the month" market for kits, bodies, etc. So by the time the Ride bodies are in the US it'll be something new and cool in Japan.
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http://f1rl.com/001japan/DSC07662.JPG

The guy on the right is the Manager/Boss of Yokomo. He drives the new 911 Turbo.. in yellow!
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Originally posted by Frank McKinney
Nice report Steve, now finish it!

I've been wondering when someone is going to import the Ride bodies to the US. But of course the Japan market is so quick in turnover that it's a "flavor of the month" market for kits, bodies, etc. So by the time the Ride bodies are in the US it'll be something new and cool in Japan.
Hey, nice to hear from ya Frank. How have you been? Well the reason we haven't seen these bodies is because Ride is exclusive through Horizon (and I'll pretty much leave it at that) Yeah, I understand about the flavor of the month thing, but I think a body that works will always remain a body that works (like the 2.0 stratus, I think some drivers at the Pre-worlds still prefer the 2.0)

I'm working on the rest of the report, need some time to catch up on the time difference

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