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07-31-2020, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Bigger Brother

I (and a few others from the Yokomo team) don't...

I (and a few others from the Yokomo team) don't use this method for aligning bodyshells. I find it too easy to have variations in the measurements and not therefore easily repeatable.

I always...
07-29-2020, 01:38 AM
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Views: 40,599
Posted By Bigger Brother

Hi, Yes, of course this is possible.the...

Hi,
Yes, of course this is possible.the mounting holes are the same for all the blocks (with the exception of the new "NA" blocks for the RF position - but there are holes to allow the previous...
07-17-2020, 10:04 AM
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Views: 40,599
Posted By Bigger Brother

Hi, Yokomo, as every other manufactuer, is...

Hi,
Yokomo, as every other manufactuer, is always thinking about, working on and developing new products and option parts. The BD10 kit was released in January 2020, and at present whilst we...
07-17-2020, 09:52 AM
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Views: 40,599
Posted By Bigger Brother

Hi, It is possible to upgrade your BD9 to a...

Hi,
It is possible to upgrade your BD9 to a BD10. Off the top of my head, the parts you will need are:
- Chassis plate (B10-002)
- Top Deck (B10-003)
- Motor Mount (B10-302M)
- Centre pulley...
12-03-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Bigger Brother

Elliott has never run for Yokomo.

Elliott has never run for Yokomo.
09-09-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Bigger Brother

I'm not sure what you guys are doing to be...

I'm not sure what you guys are doing to be breaking so many C Hubs. I've broken two so far - both of which were on an indoor 'boards' style track. And both times as soon as I'd clipped the corner I...
Forum: Nitro On-Road
11-10-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By Bigger Brother

The 2002 was not an IFMAR World Championship - it...

The 2002 was not an IFMAR World Championship - it was a World Cup. IFMAR will typically host a World Cup event prior to a class being granted World Championship status. The same happened in 2000...
09-22-2014, 01:12 PM
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Views: 113,785
Posted By Bigger Brother

Thanks Tim for the schedules :) Makes it much...

Thanks Tim for the schedules :) Makes it much easier to get everything planned out. Seems like a nice, sensible schedule for each day.

Good job also on the heat list for 12th, looking forward...
09-15-2014, 08:46 AM
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Views: 113,785
Posted By Bigger Brother

Hi George, Thanks for the clarifications. ...

Hi George,

Thanks for the clarifications.

So, just to make sure I've got this right then:

If we pre-order tyres through Superior Hobbies, that will be tyres for the race (11 sets) plus tyres...
09-11-2014, 02:08 PM
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Views: 113,785
Posted By Bigger Brother

Thanks George. So can you clarify that this...

Thanks George.

So can you clarify that this batch of 1600 is JUST for this weekend's practice, and more will be ordered for the actual event itself? I assume ALL tyres for the Worlds itself (and...
09-11-2014, 02:49 AM
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Posted By Bigger Brother

1600 sets doesn't sound like enough! There's 107...

1600 sets doesn't sound like enough! There's 107 drivers on the entry list. That works out to less than 15 sets per driver. If everyone has 11 for Controlled practice, qualifying and finals,...
08-03-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Bigger Brother

You can also try Durango 3 Dot springs. We've...

You can also try Durango 3 Dot springs. We've extensively tested them back-to-back against the HPI springs, and even the top drivers cannot feel a difference.

Plus, you can actually buy them...
06-23-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 113,785
Posted By Bigger Brother

For the 2012 event in the Netherlands, the 1:12th...

For the 2012 event in the Netherlands, the 1:12th scale event was Sunday-Monday-Tuesday, and the TC event was Wednesday-Thursday-Friday-Saturday, meaning Sunday was the travel home day.

Are you...
06-19-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 113,785
Posted By Bigger Brother

I think I managed to answer my own question! ...

I think I managed to answer my own question!

The IFMAR Rule Book (http://ifmar.org/pdf/rules/ifmar_wc_electric_track_2014.pdf), page 3, has an "endorsed timetable". This would suggest:
Day 1 -...
06-18-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 113,785
Posted By Bigger Brother

Would someone be able to post up a definitive...

Would someone be able to post up a definitive schedule for the event please? Obviously I know that may well be subject to changes dependant on the final entry numbers, but for those of us planning...
06-03-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,549
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Posted By Bigger Brother

A number of the Durango team are heading to the...

A number of the Durango team are heading to the ETS event at the fantastic Luxembourg track tomorrow.

If anyone needs any help or has any questions about the car, or just wants to chat to us,...
04-11-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,549
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Posted By Bigger Brother

If anyone is at the BRCA Clubmans event in the UK...

If anyone is at the BRCA Clubmans event in the UK tomorrow (Saturday), I'll be there and happy to provide any advice or help for anyone debuting their DETC410's at West London!

Just come over and...
04-07-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 360,073
Posted By Bigger Brother

I'd certainly recommend building the shocks...

I'd certainly recommend building the shocks exactly as the manual, with a 12mm shaft length. We were building Elliott's shocks in exactly this way all last year, and they were super easy to build,...
04-02-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,014
Posted By Bigger Brother

The warm-up race isn't usually a very good...

The warm-up race isn't usually a very good indicator of who will do well at the actual Worlds. Most drivers actually joke that they don't want to win the warm up, as the winner seems to never win...
03-31-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Bigger Brother

Don't we need to keep the GBS rules in the...

Don't we need to keep the GBS rules in the handbook because the bodyshells need to comply to the GBS rules, but then can but cut out above some of the lines by us if wanted?
03-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Bigger Brother

I find the easiest way is just to cut it out to...

I find the easiest way is just to cut it out to the upper cut line, then mount it up on the car, and then draw around the bottom with your sharpie to give you the final cut line.

Bodyshell rules...
03-29-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 32,271
Posted By Bigger Brother

You can find the new rules in the minutes from...

You can find the new rules in the minutes from the most recent IFMAR Electric Annual Meeting (which was held during the off-road Worlds in Chico, but obviously covers both on- and off-road electric...
03-24-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 360,073
Posted By Bigger Brother

I've run both the standard Durango spur gear, or...

I've run both the standard Durango spur gear, or the Panaracer ones. Both fit perfectly and don't require any extra shimming or holes drilled.

I will certainly be sticking with those two option...
01-23-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 32,271
Posted By Bigger Brother

I assume there are a few typos on the form - it...

I assume there are a few typos on the form - it says that Touring Cars will be 6 minute heats (I guess this should be 5 to be in line with IFMAR rules), and it says about "Semi Finals" (again, I...
10-17-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,541
Posted By Bigger Brother

Top effort here Syndrome! Having compiled...

Top effort here Syndrome!

Having compiled many tech charts for magazines, race reports, race videos etc etc, I can tell you that the easiest way is probably to actually grab that info at the...
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