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Yokomo RC YZ-2 DTM3.1 CAL3.1 Buggy Kit

Yokomo Drops New YZ-2 DTM3.1 & YZ-2 CAL3.1 Buggy Kits

Over at Yokomo they have just dropped the new YZ-2 DTM3.1 and YZ-2 CAL3.1 race buggy kits. Both units are designed for incredible performance on the track, while also being highly adjustable. Here are the highlights- YZ-2 DTM3.1 * Long chassis for improved stability on dirt * JConcepts high clearance 7″ wing * Aluminum front suspension mount * 3mm shock shafts YZ-2 CAL3.1 * Long chassis to [...]

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Yokomo Magnetic Body Mount Kit - Parts

Yokomo Releases a Magnetic Body Mount Kit for R/C Drift Cars

It’s becoming a common occurance to see bodies mounted without traditional body posts, especially in the areas of scale and drift R/C. For drift fanatics, Yokomo has released a new magnetic body mount kit for 1/10-scale cars that offers a clean, body post-free approach to mounting your car’s lid. Two kits are available, one for front mounts (#Y2-16MGF) and one for [...]

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Yokomo RC BD10F Competition FWD Touring Car

Yokomo BD10F 1/10 Competition FWD Touring Car

Coming soon from Yokomo is the 1/10th scaled BD10F Competition FWD Touring Car. The BD10F is a high-end competition car that can compete at the very highest levels of racing. Here are the highlights- * Optimized weight distribution for FWD * Dedicated 90 gram front weight for more traction * Forward motor position * New Ackerman ratio using a long bell crank for neutral [...]

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Losing grip – Yokomo YD-2Z

Another letter has been added to Yokomo’s YD-2 series. A ”Z” this time, which according to Yokomo ”can be said to be the final form”. If that proves true, their next major revision of their drift chassis will be a YD-3. That remains to be seen. Anyway, here it is, the YD-2Z. Previously letters are S, E and R. The S [...]

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Yokomo YZ2 Factory Assembled 2wd Race Buggy

Yokomo YZ2 Factory Assembled 2wd Race Buggy

New from Yokomo is a Factory Assembled version of their popular YZ2 2WD Race Buggy. The YZ2 has won races around the globe, soon you can pick one up in an easy to use RTR format. Here are the highlights- * Professionally assembled at the factory in Japan * YZ2 chassis won the 2017 IFMAR world championship * Body fully painted, tires professionally [...]

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Yokomo YD-2Z RC RWD Drift Kit

Yokomo YD-2Z 1/10 RWD Drift Kit

Just announced by Yokomo is the YD-2Z RWD Drift Kit. The new YD-2Z is a high-end drift rig that is more than ready for serious sideways action. Here are the highlights- * New 3-split transmission case * New integrated bulkhead improves left-right steering balance * New upper deck is compatible with slide racks * Easy access diff * 13 stage motor positioning to balance the [...]

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Yokomo Zero-S Drift Spec Motors

Yokomo “Zero S” Drift Spec Brushless Motors

Are you on the hunt for a new R/C drift motor? The folks at Yokomo might have what you’re looking for with their latest series of Zero S Drift Spec Brushless Motors. This motor lineup, available in 10.5T and 13.5T configurations, has been designed with drifting performance in mind. Features of this motor include pre-soldered leads with bullet-style connectors, an aluminum [...]

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Losing Grip – Is backwards the new sideways?

G’day folks! Last column I was a bit unlucky with the timing, Yokomo managing to release a new RTR when I had written most of the column, but had to take a break before I could finish it off. Well, it’s difficult to stay on top of the game at all times. But now the news are well and comfortably [...]

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Yokomo BD10LC Touring Car Kit

Yokomo 1/10 BD10LC Touring Car Kit

New from Yokomo is the 1/10th scaled BD10LC Touring Car Kit. The “LC” stands for a low center of gravity design, which helps to make the BD10LC perhaps the fastest touring car yet from Yokomo. Check out these highlighs- * Engineered to be lighter and to carry that weight lower * New aluminum upper bulkheads * Laydown rear body posts * Laydown front shocks [...]

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Rêve D MC-1 Drift Conversion Kit

Rêve D MC-1 Drift Conversion Kit

New from Rêve D is the MC-1 conversion kit. The MC-1 can be used to transform your Yokomo YD-2 drift car into an extreme sideways machine. Check out these highlights- * 2.5mm carbon fiber used for chassis & top deck * Aluminum gear case * Extremely adjustable, 3 step motor plate * Available for slide or bell-crank steering systems * Expected to start shipping in [...]

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Yokomo YZ4-SF2 Buggy Kit

Yokomo YZ-4 SF2 4wd Race Buggy Kit

The folks over at Yokomo have just dropped the YZ-4 SF2 race buggy kit. With a big emphasis on weight reduction, the YZ-4 is at the cutting edge of racing technology. * Lightweight bulkheads * Lightweight motor mount * New slipper clutch * New steering system * New front and rear arms * Multiple battery positions The Yokomo YZ-4 SF is priced at ¥64,800 and you can [...]

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Losing grip – new kit versions

G’day mates, hi buddies and what’s up dudes! Nothing’s much is up here, but rain is pouring down. While one of my main drift theses is that just about anyone can find a place to drift close to where they live, I am not an advocate of drifting in miserable weather. In this weather I wouldn’t even take a crawler [...]

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JConcepts Yokomo YZ-2 Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set

JConcepts Yokomo YZ-2 Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set

For all you Yokomo YZ-2 drivers, JConcepts has announced a new Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set. The Fin Titanium turnbuckle set is lighter and stronger than the stock hardware. Here are the details- * 3mm thread base * Accepts standard Yokomo ball-cups * Left and right-hand threads * Marked for easy orientation * Stealthy black coloring * Used by IFMAR World Championship drivers Ryan Maifield & Spencer [...]

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Pro-Line Axis Clear Body RC

New Axis Race Bodies From Pro-Line

To help keep you at the front of the pack, Pro-Line has announced three new Axis Race Bodies. The Axis is the very latest in body technology and brings a fresh new look to the 1/10 2wd buggy class. Here are the highlights- * Available for the Associated B6.1, Losi 22 5.0, Yokomo YZ-2 * Designed with the latest in CAD technology * [...]

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Losing grip – on kits and Batmobiles

Lo and behold! Shipping was quicker than expected and the mailman arrived a couple of days ago with a decent sized box. Inside the box were more boxes, and inside those boxes were toys. I am now the happy owner of a Yokomo YD-2S. Some soldering needs to be done, and then it should be good to go. As I told [...]

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