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Forum: Minnesota and North/South Dakota Racing 01-16-2016, 12:56 PM
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Posted By FLHX1550
House Cleaning

Selling a bunch of stuff that isn't being used or won't be used. All is posted on the Midwest RC FB page

My Yokomo BMax4 - Here...
Forum: R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 01-16-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By FLHX1550
Yokomo BMax4 Factory Edition

Yokomo BMax4 VIII World Spec - This is the most recent version of the BMax4, comes with both chassis & parts to run 1 2s shorty or saddle packs. Upgrades are Lunsford turnbuckles, PSM carbon towers...
Forum: Nitro Off-Road 07-17-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 860,485
Posted By FLHX1550
Selling MBX7R

Thought I would share here before posting in the FS Forms.

Car has one weekend of racing on it. Graphite top plate, 48T center gear, underdrive kit ( not currently installed), Losi filter mod,...
Forum: Nitro Off-Road 06-22-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 860,485
Posted By FLHX1550
I did the same thing as the rest of the crew and...

I did the same thing as the rest of the crew and it still won't go to the top of the tank when upside down
Forum: Nitro Off-Road 06-21-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 860,485
Posted By FLHX1550
Can I ask what people are doing to fix the...

Can I ask what people are doing to fix the sticking fuel clunk issues?

The fuel tubing in mine seems very short and will not let the clunk travel all the way to the top of the tank when upside...
Forum: Nitro Off-Road 06-21-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3,848
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Posted By FLHX1550
Going from the stock 46T center gear to the 48T...

Going from the stock 46T center gear to the 48T is actually gearing it down. It's an almost identical gear ratio as running the underdrive in the front and rear.
Forum: Nitro Off-Road 06-20-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 860,485
Posted By FLHX1550
FWIW - Here are your final gear ratios with and...

FWIW - Here are your final gear ratios with and without under-drive. Going to a 48T center gear is near identical to changing to F&R under-drive

Mugen Gearing
46/13 Clutch + 44/13 Diff = 6.92 :...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 06-13-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 651,973
Posted By FLHX1550
All that matters is the length of the link....

All that matters is the length of the link. Forward or back on the hub doesn't change anything
Forum: Electric Off-Road 05-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
AMain was an improvement for importation for...

AMain was an improvement for importation for Yokomo in the U.S., but you can tell there is no one that is focused on the product as their is no emphasis to carry the hop ups and maintain inventory.
Forum: Electric Off-Road 05-24-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,460
Views: 349,645
Posted By FLHX1550
Go to McMaster Carr'a website and order metric...

Go to McMaster Carr'a website and order metric drill rod. I've done this several times in a pinch and it works just fine
Forum: Electric Off-Road 05-24-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
Just use the wing mounts for the YZ-2, they bolt...

Just use the wing mounts for the YZ-2, they bolt right on
Forum: Nitro Off-Road 05-24-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 860,485
Posted By FLHX1550
Wondering if anyone has tried the 7R with the...

Wondering if anyone has tried the 7R with the non-trailing font hubs?
Forum: Nitro Off-Road 05-20-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 860,485
Posted By FLHX1550
if you are still looking for blanks to make 6x1.3...

if you are still looking for blanks to make 6x1.3 pistons, these fit just fine

http://www.amain.com/rc-cars/team-associated-16mm-shock-piston-set-asc89353/p28343

I had a set left from my RC8
Forum: Electric Off-Road 05-19-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 651,973
Posted By FLHX1550
Front Blocks Arrow Down - without the spacer...

Front Blocks Arrow Down - without the spacer under the mount

Rear Blocks are "3" on top with "1H" on bottom with arrows in

Now I haven't tried it, but I'd remove the motor plate brace as a last...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 05-18-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 651,973
Posted By FLHX1550
Some tips for rear grip on the YZ - if you are...

Some tips for rear grip on the YZ - if you are running this car near legal weight (or under) with its front weight bias, I see this car not wanting to transfer weight front to back.

Yes, moving...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-24-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,865
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Posted By FLHX1550
Actually I just realized this is not my most...

Actually I just realized this is not my most recent carpet setup.

Here is my most recent, from 3/20
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-24-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 651,973
Posted By FLHX1550
Sorry it took me a couple of days

Sorry it took me a couple of days
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-22-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
I run no shims on the rack and 2mm of shim on the...

I run no shims on the rack and 2mm of shim on the steering arms. This has just a tiny amount of bump-in, which keeps the car from being twitchy on landings. However the amount of shim and where you...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-21-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
To clarify, you run the narrow setup on the inner...

To clarify, you run the narrow setup on the inner hinge pins with 2wd fronts and it's just a tad wider than the wide front end with stock 4wd wheels

I believe this is what Lee runs on allot of the...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-21-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
This setting is not for caster, it changes...

This setting is not for caster, it changes kick-up (angle of the arm movement in relationship to square), front width, and front roll center.

To change castor you change the c-hubs.

Kick-up is...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-21-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
The Yokomo body is actually made of a Japanese...

The Yokomo body is actually made of a Japanese source polycarbonate (not all poly is the same) and IMO is increadably tough for only being .010" thick. You will find a JCon or ProLine body to be...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-21-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
With Amain importing, there is about 6000% more...

With Amain importing, there is about 6000% more access to kits and parts, prior you only heard of Yokomos here and there.

I would agree though, it's like nobody at Amain knows the Yokomo product,...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-21-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
IMO the notes here are awfully critical, the only...

IMO the notes here are awfully critical, the only thing I would agree with is that the car should come with solid axle pins vs roll pins, but you can buy a box of 1/16" x 3/8" dowel pins at McMaster...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-18-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 651,973
Posted By FLHX1550
Well at our local track at least, the Schumacher...

Well at our local track at least, the Schumacher is the dominant tire. The dBoots are a little easier to drive, but the life is 1/2 that of the schumacher. I just trip one row of pins off on each...
Forum: Electric Off-Road 04-06-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 397,641
Posted By FLHX1550
Correct, it's a roll-center / leverage change....

Correct, it's a roll-center / leverage change. Funny thing is that going to the BMax arm is the thing to do on the YZ lol
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