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Old 06-05-2006, 06:02 AM
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yea mate i is back been making the most of the sun hmmm well the gear is blue which i want the cases are open i hope you dont get a stone in it, have you drilled holes in the long diff half where it meets the gear? oh and the spur looks pretty mashed also is the copper over the end of the outdrive i cant see where the drive shafts slot in please fill me in
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Old 06-05-2006, 07:19 AM
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Faiz actually i did

the negative part about it is that its quite heavy for such a piece as an outdrive saver but it works

Paz yes the spur is pretty beat but im lacking parts so i just keep using it till its gona lol, the copper is an outdrive saver in which is a full circle around the outdrive theres room fot the drive pin to move freely so you guys dont have to worry about me binding my drivetrain, and i didnt make holes in the long outdrive, it only looks like that because of the mold that it came from

the rear hubs also have holes in them, and the rear arms are practicly HALLOW, well not in the graphite but as in the arm (if you dont get it look closly at my rear arms)

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Old 06-05-2006, 12:35 PM
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man i have been busychace-in girls an have had no time to drive my car

and i think i have sold it, so ill be a tc4 drifter soon
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Old 06-05-2006, 01:47 PM
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hi, do you guys use a locked diff? Front, rear or both?
What are the main advantages of a locked diff. And what do you guys use to lock it?
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Old 06-06-2006, 11:00 AM
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locked diff- buy one or just get a diff and take out the balls from the diff gear and tighten up. I ran a solid diff in the front then tried the rear and didnt like it as much as diffs all round

so how did you get the blue diff gear did you just spray it
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Old 06-06-2006, 05:36 PM
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lol yea

but if you have the white ones go on and try to die them blue

i think itll work

i think i might die them blue if i can get the white ones

im still running the one and only set i ever had!!!, grey diff gears
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Old 06-07-2006, 11:39 AM
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i just saw the trailer for fast and the furious tokyo drift dam i cant wait
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i'm lookin' to buy a drift car. what's the best and how much is it?
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Originally Posted by XXXracer
i'm lookin' to buy a drift car. what's the best and how much is it?
Best, as in cost? performance? looks?
what do you like?

You have a choice,
Yokomo has a drift package, nitro drift kit. and they also come with very authentic tuner bodies, s15, r33, etc. with many hop up items for performance and looks. all graphite upgrade, for the chasis, flashing lights as there are in JDM. under chassis lighting, beautiful rims, spoilers exhaust and on and on.

tamiya has a low cost drift kit, tamiya car bodies are arguably to most true to scale, and they are starting to come out with drift car bodies.

HPI has a drift kit and a nitro drift kit. Hpi bodies are cheaper than the yokes and Tamiya and look not too bad.

I have a yokomo and a tamiya. both of which I have converted to onroad racing.

Have fun.
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i say get a tc4, then a yokomo bodie, the tc4 is perfect for drifting, and a c3 works well as you can see
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Default Drifting on carpet

Hey guys, I'm looking for recommendations for drift tires for running on carpet. Previously I've used ASB but there are 2 problems I've found.

1) After about 5 minutes the abs heats up so much the surface becomes sticky and it starts to gain too much tractions.

2) The club isn't keen on home made tires as they're worried that a sharp edge could damage the carpet.

It seems that tamiya and, apparently, hpi are now making drift tires in addition to yokomo. Does anyone have experience running any of these on carpet? Which would you recommend?

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from what i have herd, the hpis work, but i dono thats what i have herd, why dont you and you bud buy a set of each, then swap between eachother, and see what works best
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Hi,

Does anyone know the diameter of Yokomo ZR-DR02, thats the one with just 1 plastic ring, when mounted on 26mm wheels?

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i didnt know your into drifting stew 26.4 mm Diameter of Tire at Ring Area so tower hobbies say
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Hi,
Yeah im doing a couple of the D1RC rounds.
Just cutting and mounting the shell ready to be sent off an sprayed and i wont have the tyres until the day of the event so need to know what size to cut the arches to as the drift tyres look very high profile.
I think 26.4mm will be the width of the tyre, as the rims alone have a diameter of almost 53mm.

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