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  Hacktronic Drift ESC - slow reverse speed??
Posted by: brendo - 09-11-2017, 10:08 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (1)

Hi All,

I got a new Yeah Racing Hacktronic Drift ESC today along with a Hobbywing QUICRUN 3650SD 8.5T motor.

Everything works fine, except reverse.

If anyone else has this ESC in drift mode I'd like to know how fast your car goes in reverse? Mine goes very slow in reverse. I'm not sure if it's supposed to be that slow in reverse or not? With other ESC's reverse has gone a similar speed to forward. Forward is fine on my car.

I assumed that throttle calibration might be the problem, but I cannot seem to get it to calibrate. I turn the transmitter on, hold full reverse, turn on the car/ESC and it is supposed to beep twice, but it does not beep. It's just on like it's not being calibrated. I tried trimming the throttle on the transmitter, but nothing I do seems to make any difference nor allow me to calibrate the throttle with the ESC.

Any ideas? 

Thanks.

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  Omg servo problem
Posted by: Drift12345678 - 09-10-2017, 05:54 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (9)

Hello everyone I just recently purchased a omg Lp-bf07S servo and I'm having trouble with it. When the front tires are on the ground the servo is not powerful enough to get full lock (only gets half). But when the tires are off the ground the servo proforms perfectly. What's wrong with it (setup up or is it the servo). Can only on help. ANY help is appreciated thanks guys!

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  building my first drift kit, mst rmx 2.0 s
Posted by: tanveer - 09-06-2017, 10:01 AM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (4)

got most of my rmx 2.0 s built up, it all was going perfect until the part where i had to build the diff. I can manage building up one half, but the second hand where i have to stick the tiny tiny bearings between two washers i just found it impossible, ended up just putting the diff together without the two small washers and small bearings. the bigger balls went into the gear no problem

anyone had trouble with this??

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  Just saying hello
Posted by: Pinky82 - 09-01-2017, 03:20 PM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (3)

Have been focusing more on off road and drones lately stopped by my lhs and walked out with a Sakura D4 Rwd kit it's good to be back loving the realism of rwd =) years back rwd wasn't an option.

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  Nissan Silvia s14
Posted by: Drift12345678 - 08-30-2017, 09:48 AM - Forum: RC Drift Bodies - Replies (2)

My Nissan Silvia s14

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  My D4 CS Build
Posted by: FR_Slow - 08-29-2017, 10:12 AM - Forum: 3 Racing - Replies (7)

Starting this thread to chronicle the progress of my Sakura D4 CS. This is my first drift car, and first time building an RC kit (owned RTRs in the past).

For electronics I went with:
-Yeah Racing Hackmoto V2 13T
-Yeah Racing Hackgear Servo
-Yeah Racing Tritronic

If, more likely when, I convert the car to RWD I will likely switch to a 10.5T brushless setup and add a gyro.

First planned upgrade for now is going to be period correct wheels to match the ABC Hobbies R30 body that will be going on it.


Here's the progress I've managed to make so far.

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I'll post an update once the chassis is complete.

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  need help with choosing wheels for my rmx 2.0 s
Posted by: tanveer - 08-25-2017, 10:11 AM - Forum: Chassis Discussions - Replies (1)

ordering an rmx 2.0 s kit tonight, but im unsure on which offset wheels i need to buy? im looking at the mst range of wheels and noticed that they come in various offsets ranging from 3 to 11. Should i order a set of 3mm and 5mm offset wheels?

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  new to rc drifting here from the UK,
Posted by: tanveer - 08-22-2017, 02:38 PM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (8)

just discovered the world of rc drifting, been into rc for many years and own a few large scale petrol rc's. im currently deciding between an mst xxxd rtr, or the fxxd rtr, just cant decide between 4wd and rwd

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  New member
Posted by: mike43bridge - 08-22-2017, 07:47 AM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (4)

Hi all, Mike from the UK saying hello.

New to drifting but had rc cars for over 30 years now. Current stable :-

Sakura D3
Sakura D4 RWD
Sakura Xi Sport (CS 1.47)

Tamiya TB-03
Tamiya Mini

Arrma Fury brushless

Kyosho Optima (original) x2

Have some questions but will wait for now.

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Image Newbie in Chicagloand
Posted by: FR_Slow - 08-21-2017, 12:52 PM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (4)

Hey everyone, I'm Chris from the northwest suburbs of Chicago. I played around with RC cars a little in high school and college, mainly just bashing around the desert (originally from AZ) with a cheap Traxxas Rustler. I've been wanting to get into RC drifting for awhile now, but have always decided to spend the money on 1:1 scale car hobbies instead (autox, hpde, and rallyx in the winter).

After a bit of research, probably less than I should have done haha, I order the following yesterday:

-Sakura D4 AWD
-Yeah Racing Hackmoto V2 13T
-Yeah Racing Hackgear Servo
-Yeah Racing Tritronic
-ABC Hobby R30 Skyline body
-FlySky TX FS-GT3B
-Charger and a Gens ace 5000mAh 50c 2S LiPo

I went with the CS D4 simply because of reading and watching a good number of reviews that said it'd be easier to learn and less likely to get discouraged, although I read plenty of opinions that also said to just jump into RWD. My main goal, for the time being, is simply to have some fun with a moderately expensive toy. I figured the D4 would be a good choice since it was in my price range and can be converted to RWD fairly easily.

This is gonna be my first time actually building a kit, my old Rustler was bought as an RTR, and I'm pretty excited for that. Looking forward to joining the community, and learning/sharing a lot more on here.

Here's the progress on the car so far.

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Ran into a bit of a snag last night with the upper deck and front shock mount coming into contact with each other, so I'm picking up some sand paper today to take a bit off the front of the upper deck. Hoping I can finish up the build tonight.

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  D4 monoshock upgrade
Posted by: Drift12345678 - 08-21-2017, 09:59 AM - Forum: Option Parts - No Replies

Hello everyone I was investing in the mono shock upgrade for my rwd d4. What does it do better compared to the classic double shock. And is it worth it to buy? Thanks

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  Problem with gyrnoscope
Posted by: L3oNaKoS rC - 08-21-2017, 04:51 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (7)

Hello I am new to the category and I have a problem I have the Yokomo yd 2 With the gyroscope And I can not find the position that the gyroscope works on To give you a sense of what I mean When I set the sensitivity above 35%The steering wheel turns right and left continuously uncontrollably So I can not play

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  Budget drift car
Posted by: dadwithrc - 08-20-2017, 08:17 PM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (5)

Whats up guys? 
Let me start off by saying who I am. I just got into the RC hobby less than a year ago. I have a brushless monster truck right now. Thats it. I have been going to the local track and watching all the racing on and off road. I have never raced myself. I have been looking at getting a new on road car, drift type of course. I have been to Japan 4 times and I have fallen in love with the JDM style cars. But being so new to RC I have lots of questions. 
Question 1: I have been looking into a few drift cars and I want your help picking one. I have been looking at the 4WD Exceed MaxSpeed GTR. Brushless and ready to run. It is shaft driven and under $200, not bad. The other is HobbyKing 4WD Mission D. This one is belt driven and I feel would be better as a drifter. The Mission D is not brushless or ready to run. But for less than $100 for an ARR is a steel. I priced it all out and I can get the Mission D for around $175 and thats with a nice radio that I can program 10 cars to. If I like drifting then HobbyKing sells the brushless kit for $65. The Mission D is a clone of the yokomo drb so I can get pretty good parts that way.
 If I have it right brushed might be better to start off with only because its slower and I can control it better. 
I know that neither one is not the best RC out there but I'm on a tight budget. I have six kids and trying to give them everything doesn't leave me with much to spend on a RC. I looked for a used one but I can not find one anywhere. I am leaning towards the HobbyKing only because I can get more for my dollar. For a basher I think it would do. I just want to know what you guys think of the cars and make sure I am making the right purchase. I have tons of questions but I think that I will start with this one first. As the thread goes on I am sure I will ask more.
Thanks guys and I hope to be posting more.  

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  DarkDragonWing
Posted by: Defiance - 08-18-2017, 08:39 PM - Forum: News and Announcements - Replies (1)

Anyone know how to get in touch with DarkDragonWing. I want to ask him about his Ferrari build

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  What drift chassis is also good for all use?
Posted by: Defiance - 08-18-2017, 07:47 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (4)

I have been trying to find the right chassis for a few years now but I just don't know. There isn't much only for really anything rc related and what there is really isn't to helpful. I mean some of the websites have an add to cart option but it's just a picture and you can't click on it and one website had just products but you have to be a dealer to order. I have found the Yokomo YD-2 EX and the MST FXX-D vip to be vary appreciated in the drift community but the are now comparisons with any chassis and the YouTubers tell you buy them but I can't buy both. Also everything I find is with drifting only and I also want to do normal track races and I bring my cars to the car show I have (with real cars) and I race against my friend (in a straight line like a drag race). I would like it if anyone could give me any help/feedback/suggestions. Thanks

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  Sakura d4 rwd rear belt too tight
Posted by: Retrom - 08-12-2017, 03:48 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (3)

I'm not really sure what to do, my newly build d4 has an extremely tight belt no matter what I do, I completely rebuilt the belt system and it's stI'll the same. So tight the wheels won't roll unless you turn them manually. Do they just need to be broken in, because I spent a solid 30 minutes just trying to get them on. They're on the lowest belt tension setting, (I think). Any help is appreciated.

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Info New in Minnesota
Posted by: bry73 - 08-11-2017, 09:12 PM - Forum: Introductions - No Replies

Hey All,

New to this R/C Drifting scene, and I jumped in feet first with a 3Racing D4 RWD kit using a Kenitics 4000KV Brushless Motor/ Esc Combo from Horizon with a Onisiki Gyro. 
Also purchased a 3Racing D3 AWD Roller and using a Orion dDrive Brushless motor to assist in my learning curve of Drift and what each style of car is capable of doing.

A little about myself, Growing up my parents never allowed me to have a decent R/C, Then after getting married and enlisting in the NAVYin 1988, I was finally able to afford to get
my first R/C, A Tamiya Grasshopper, which was veryquickly followed by a Tamiya Blackfoot.  I then got stationed in San Diego the fall off 88 where I soon discoved R/C racing. My next purchase 
was a BoLink Eliminator Pan Car Chassis and racing on a outdoor paved R/C Road Track. I started at the end of the decline in Pan Car Racing at that point in time. To then discover the dirt off road
racing. The RC10 buggy didn't do much for me, but the RC10T had me hooked, so after a year of not racing do to being out to sea and becoming a new father I was able to finally get that new 10T.
First year was stock and not competitive, 2nd year was better results better parts, 3rd year I was all in with a carbon fiber chassis and all of the expensive titanium parts and matched cell battery packs,
com lathe and brush cutter. Was having a ball of a time spending money like it was going out of style, New tires every race day, New motor every other week stacks of brushes and batteries, and 2 packs of cigs every race day, Man was it fun (NOT) Rage sold eveything one weekend for 200.00 in 1994/5. Took a very long break till around 2007 when I got back into R/C with a Helicopter since that wouldn't
lead to competition. Nope it sure didn't, but as Heli's got bigger so did the repair bill up till I had a misfortune with one and I had a very close call with a carbon fiber blade, and one of our pets didn't fair well at all.
I know this is getting long, but almost to Me and Drifting. I then managed to find myself now employed as a R/C Specialist at my LHS and managed to hit my head on some rocks and get deeply involved in Rock Crawling and back into Competition. But due to that I was able to grew my LHS Crawling section of RC vastly and able to now make store purchasing decisions. Several of my crawling buddies are also into Drifting, and my LHS didn't have anything other than the HPI sprints and the Vaterra Touring cars. So I have taken on the task of trying to expand my understanding of r/c drift and also to increase the stores selection of vehicles. So I was able to bring in a 3Racing account and also Yeah Racing into my  LHS.

Don (Bry73)

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Warning are these parts compatible? help needed
Posted by: gemartic - 08-11-2017, 10:22 AM - Forum: Help Section - No Replies

Hello, all. Can somebody confirm if these parts work with eachother?
Are they compatible?

Thanks in advance!


From Europe (EU) warehouse (9 products)


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OK  
9192000035 Turnigy TrackStar 13.5T Sensored Brushless Motor 3040KV (ROAR approved)  
256g  
€30.31  

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OK  
9192000353-0 Turnigy Trackstar 75A TURBO Sensored Brushless ESC for 2~3 Cell LiPoly  
100g  
€33.90  



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OK  
9572000001-0 TrackStar D-Spec TS4G 2.4GHz 4-Channel Radio System (Gyro Integrated)  
760g  
€35.65  



[Image: 9572s.jpg]


OK  
XT60 Nylon XT60 Connectors Male/Female (5 pairs) GENUINE  
39g  
€4.09  



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Europe (EU)  
OK  
388000150-0 3Racing Sakura D4 RWD 1/10 Drift Car (Kit)  
1410g  
€92.74 




[Image: 36097t.jpg]


OK  
320000072 1:10 IMPREZA WRX 10 Finished Body Shell w/LED Buckets  
531g  
€34.88  



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OK  
4MM-CHR HXT 4MM to Banana Plug Charge Lead Adapter  
47g  
€3.45  



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OK  
T5000.2s.60HC Turnigy 5000mAh 2S 7.4V 60C Hardcase Pack  
350g  
€24.51  



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Europe (EU)  
OK  
9052000138-1 Accucell S60 AC Charger (EU Plug)  
605g  
€27.69  





From International (Hong Kong) warehouse (3 products)


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International (Hong Kong)  
OK  
9468000012-0 TrackStar TS-D99X Digital 1/10 Scale Touring, Drift/Buggy Steering Servo 25T 10kg / 0.08sec / 45g  
104g  
€19.31  



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International (Hong Kong)  
OK  
338000105 1:10 Scale High Quality Touring / Drift Wheels RC Car 12mm Hex (2pc) CR-C63G  
46g  
€1.58 



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International (Hong Kong)  
OK  
547000006-0 Raikou D70 Drift Tires Set 26mm (4pcs)  
95g  
€12.78

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  Adding parts on to body
Posted by: Andrew_lopez - 08-09-2017, 11:49 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (1)

Hi I recently bought a Body and cut everything out and started to paint it but I'm having a really hard time trying to figure out how you attach the other pieces that come detached such as the bumpers do you guys have any techniques that you use I would love to hear them!


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  Is this setup OK?
Posted by: WildCAt - 08-08-2017, 04:33 AM - Forum: Electronics - Replies (5)

Hi all!  ^^
I am new to RC drift and RC in general and I've ordered Sakura D4 RWD as my first chassis.
Now I need electronics.. Somewhere in ~100-130€. The point is to keep it as cheap as possible, but not totally crappy. Bang for the buck, to be short...

That's how I see it:

  • Motor ~ 30€
Turnigy TrackStar 10.5T Sensored Brushless Motor 3730KV
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-trac...roved.html
  • ESC ~25€
TrackStar Sportsman 60A
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/trackstar-sp...r-esc.html
  • Servo ~5€ lol or ~13€
Dirt cheap servo... It just should work?..
Turnigy™ DRFT-303 1/10th D-Spec Steering Servo 4.5kg / 0.10sec / 39g
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigytm-dr...c-39g.html
OR
TrackStar TS-411MG Digital 1/10 Scale Short Course Steering Servo 25T 11.1kg / 0.09sec / 57g
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/trackstar-ts...c-57g.html
  • Transmitter+Receiver ~20€
I guess it'll do the job
HobbyKing® ™HK-GT2B 3CH 2.4GHz Transmitter and Receiver
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/hobbykingr-t...?wrh_pdp=3
  • Battery ~15€
ZIPPY 4000mAh 2S1P 25C Lipo 
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/zippy-4000ma...house.html
  • Charger ~15€
IMAX B6 DC Charger 5A 50W (Copy Lol )
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/imax-b6-dc-c...-copy.html

TOTAL: 110/125€



How is it? Maybe sth can be even more cheaper and still +/- good? Or should I replace sth with better equivalent? =S

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  Yeah Racing Performance Upgrade Kit for Yokomo YD-2
Posted by: wilkewhaq - 08-06-2017, 11:19 AM - Forum: News and Announcements - No Replies

This is a Yeah Racing Performance Upgrade Kit for the Team Yokomo YD-2 Chassis. This kit consists everything you need to upgrade your YD-2 to a high performance RWD machine! Yeah Racing exquisitely use the premium quality of material coupled with precise CNC cutting to manufacture all the parts in the performance upgrade kit. The result is astonishing performance and durability upgrade due to the minimum friction and flex between moving parts and joints. This is a great option for anyone looking to upgrade the Yokomo YD-2 chassis.
(#YKYD-S01BK) Aluminum Performance Upgrade Kit For Yokomo YD2 Black

Upgrade performance kit for Yokomo’s YD-2! Features a performance upgrade too all aspects of the chassis! Ranging from steering to adjustable universals which allow for correct driveshaft placement

Features

For: Yokomo YD-02
Material: Aluminum
Color: Black













Includes

Yeah Racing (#YKYD-003BK) Aluminum Low Profile High Adjustability Front Shock Tower For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-004BK) Aluminum High Adjustability Rear Shock Tower For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-005BK) Aluminum RWD Large Angle Steering Rack For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-006BK) Aluminum High Center of Gravity Motor Mount Plate For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-007BK) Aluminum Trackwidth Adjustable Low Profile Front Suspension Arm For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-008BK) Aluminum Trackwidth Adjustable Low Profile Rear Suspension Arm For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-009BK) Aluminum Low Profile Front Upper Arm For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-010BK) Aluminum Bumper Support Plate For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)
Yeah Racing (#YKYD-011BK) Aluminum Adjustable 44-54mm Large Angle Universal Shaft Pair For Yokomo YD2 Black (1 pc)


PDF Datasheet
Source: Yeah Racing

Posted on Sun, 06 Aug 2017 16:50:26 +0000 at https://driftmission.com/yeah-racing-per...komo-yd-2/
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  What kind of drift model is that?
Posted by: Nomyar - 08-06-2017, 07:57 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (3)

I try find what brand is my drift car I received it in a trade that I did.thank all your help



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  Addiction body kit on a S13 Sileighty
Posted by: KAZ919 - 08-04-2017, 01:35 AM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (2)

OK this is the body kit;

Addiction RC S13 BN Sports Body Parts Set For ABC Hobby NISSAN Silvia S13

[Image: addictionrc-AD012-4-5.jpg]

The question is will this body kit fit on this body;

[Image: abc-hobby-66149-5.jpg]

What do you think?

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  First build, what parts (under $300)
Posted by: Retrom - 08-03-2017, 11:19 PM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (3)

http://www.rcmart.com/sakura-rwdsbk-drif...74332.html
Is the combo I'm looking at, I don't need anything crazy fancy, I just wanna drift. The combo comes with basically everything except a battery and charger I believe. Including the kit I have around $90 to spend on the rest of stuff, including little bits and pieces I need to finish the build. Battery, charger, and pinion so far, and recommendations for those parts?

I am absolutely brand new as well, I have close to no clue what I'm doing. If anyone has a guide I should watch, let me know.

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  New RC Guy Here
Posted by: twan890 - 08-03-2017, 01:19 PM - Forum: Guides - Replies (2)

Hi All,

I have always wanted to get into RCs and drift RCs caught my attention and I finally pulled the trigger.

I ordered:

- Tamiya TT02-D in the Supra
- Body scissors and body reamer
- A 7c battery.
 
I know I still need a charger, paint, and my radio system.
What do you guys recommend for a good beginner radio system? I want to spend around 50-75 on it, but 100 max.

What else will I need to buy out of necessity or would make my life a lot easier.

Thanks!

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  Sakura D4, which servo, radio etc ???
Posted by: gemartic - 07-30-2017, 08:19 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (1)

Hello everybody.

Im going to buy Sakura D4 RWD chassis.

Could you help me to choose good quality servos, radios, lipo-batterys etc.

Which parts would be good for drifting?`

Thanks in advance =)

Gem

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  Spec Tire
Posted by: Gramps50 - 07-29-2017, 06:57 PM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (1)

I'm pretty new to the drifting scene. Getting my feet wet with a rwd. Been basement drifting so drifting on a track with other people is also new to me. My question, is it normal for a track to tell you which tire and be used on the track? I can see this for a carpet track as the wrong tire could damage the track (carpet). On polished concrete I don't see that it would be quite the same, I will guess that they wouldn't want you running real soft tires that would leave marks on the floor.

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  Nissan Cefiro A31 AUTECH by Pandora RC
Posted by: wilkewhaq - 07-26-2017, 02:18 PM - Forum: News and Announcements - No Replies

The Nissan Cefiro A31 AUTECH Version, was a 4-door mid-size sedan when it first debut in 1989, it truly is a vintage sedan. These cars are now commonly found on many drift circuits where old vintage cars are used by many beginners and intermediate drifters as practice cars. Pandora RC is one of few companies that continune to produce vintage RC car bodies and now ones with kits included.
Pandora RC did a great job replicating and scaling the detail from the real 1:1 version and it is available now for around $40 USD. This Nissan Cefiro A31 AUTECH body is officially licensed by Nissan so that the details and scale of the car is preserved.









Pandora RC NISSAN CEFIRO A31 AUTECH

No : PAB-171
JAN code : 4560452081713
Price : 3,800 JPY
Width : 198 mm
1/10 use
Body made by polycarbonate
Decals & masking is attached
Front[AUTECH,Normal] & Rear bumper[Normal] (anomalous style parts/made by polycarbonate)
Front & Rear light parts attachment
The image of the publication is a painting example.
The sale product is sold as the clear body.
The accessories such as a mirror or the windshield wiper are not in the product.
Made in Japan
Nissan Motor Co.,Ltd.trademarks,designs,copyrights and/or other intellectual property rights are used under license.

Source: Pandora RC

Posted on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:17:57 +0000 at https://driftmission.com/nissan-cefiro-a...andora-rc/
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  Mst fxx-d vip build
Posted by: Khalilbaz - 07-25-2017, 06:41 AM - Forum: Help Section - Replies (1)

Hello,

I am new to RC drift world with no experience and I would like to start my journey with the MST fxx-d vip .

I need your help guys by selecting the other part that need to be perchused like ( motor, servo, battery ets...) to complete my rc.

Also, while I am searching for the best choice that will fit my stayle I found that  the MST fxx-d RTR maybe a good choice for a start up but againe I need help what to choose.

I am waiting for your replays.

Thanks

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  newb to drifting TT02R
Posted by: lilws6 - 07-23-2017, 09:39 AM - Forum: Tamiya - Replies (5)

hello all I decided to get into drifting and at the price point of the tt02 i decided to go that route. plus i always like tinkering with stuff and have seen quite a few things done to these "budget" cars. My plan with the car was to get back into racing and also use it on the side to help me learn drifting a bit. So i'll eventually have two setups for the car when its all done. A drift body and set of wheels and tires to play with and then my VTA body and wheels and tires to go race with. First things i did to the kit to help were replaces the front control arm pivots with the metal ones. I've read that seems to help with steering and durability. Then i made up some rear camber links to replace the stock non adjustable ones. I plan on doing the same to the front but the parts i used in the back arn't readily available so i'm working on an alternative for making that work.  Not really sure what i'm going to do for diff setup yet as i want to race and drift. for drifting i want a front oneway and a locked rear but for racing i don't feel the locked rear would work to well. might just have to experiment. Are there any other front oneways available for this car other than the tamiya one? Motor wise im running a 17.5 to make it legal for racing but is that enough to make this drift well? Or am i going to want to bump it to say a 13.5 i'm open to any help i can get at the moment as i know absolutely nothing about setting up for drifting yet. If i do manage to get better at drifting i'd like to get a drift specific chassis in the future but for now she's going to be doing double duty ;) heres a few quick pics i snagged while building it.
[Image: 36015330965_7950432d3f_c.jpg]DSC_0219 by Don Steuck, on Flickr
[Image: 35705788420_b78f20a42c_c.jpg]Untitled by Don Steuck, on Flickr
[Image: 35256479154_f40f119d6b_c.jpg]Untitled by Don Steuck, on Flickr
[Image: 35705788500_e327538d07_c.jpg]Untitled by Don Steuck, on Flickr

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