en ’88 YZ10 (870C) and Hotdog4 update

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6 on September 21, 2015

Yokomo 870C aka.1988 YZ10 build with

White winter arms
2mm fine pitch drive train
Yokomo Hotlaps wheels
Lightened diff cups
Composite Craft shock towers
Front aluminum bulkhead
AE steel turnbuckles from RC10 Worlds re-release kit
SRS steering blocks

 

 
 

Hotdog4 built with
AE 870C shock towers
MX4 rear aluminum CVD bones
Academy molded wing
Extended wheelbase with longer rear belt
White Kydex bumper, homemade
870C shocks with later shock ends for Works arms
AE steel turnbuckles from RC10 Worlds re-release
Magnesium bulkheads

 
 

Hodog4 has the copper springs now

 

And, few more pics with C4 body

 

 

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1 on July 10, 2019

There are real machine. . .nice design

on July 10, 2019

와.. 기문이 왔네

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3 on November 8, 2019

Hello, I love your work on these kits!  I am trying to make your red 870c.  I love the white arms.  I just purchased a used YR-4, and was thinking I could convert it to a buggy.  

Is the length of the chassis and the belt different from the 870c (or YZ10)?   

YR-4 conversion to the vintage 870c or 93 Works is that the best thing to do?  

on November 8, 2019

you can see the wheelbase difference from the 4th picture. the red one is Hotdog4 which has the same chassis of YR4. the belts were different as I remember

I started this build on my personal blogspot blog. then I moved whole the articles on slowbean. I might want to arrange them into one single thread later. it’s my yokomo Hotdog4 built from YR4 kit with some Works bits, along with Yokomo Esprit stock motor. I’m working on the new shock towers.    MX4 rear …

 

on November 9, 2019

Very cool.  The belts are definitely different in length.  The conversion seems like more work than I can put in possibly.  Your 870c with red body is really awesome, inspires me to get one in my collection.  I hope we get the chance to meet someday.

저는 도쿄에 사는 2 세대 한국계 미국인입니다
on November 9, 2019

아.. 여러 문화 안에서 사시네요. 서울 오시면 연락주세요.

RC는 다 팔아서 앰프를 샀어요. 아직 JConcepts BJ4는 가지고 있구요.

 

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