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Old 09-23-2003, 10:57 PM
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Default RE: Kyosho 1:8 scale, What are the best mods?

Hey guys,

I bought 2 HOR's on ebay the Honda and Suzuki. unbuilt, Have every Kyosho hop up
Honda will sit unfinished in box for collectors item I also bought ebay Aluminum
Trailing Arms will need to be moded for the wheel shaft insertion.

Towerhobbies has some items but are expensive. search by part #s GPW8->14
They also have the HOR plastics search by HOR - decals , parts trees

Steering head $21 2 bearings and adjustable shaft(not the whole head)
Chrome frame $18 disk brakes, frame, stand,rear trailing arm
Lightend flywheel $11 makes the (makes the front wheel heavy for better Gyro effect)
High grip tires $22 black rims and stickier tires foam inserts
Front Alum shock $39 Aluminum front shocks seals and fluid( 2 mount in stearing head)
Rear shock $12 Aluminum adjustable shock
28bb motor $38 read some where this turns out 37k rpm dual ball raced( stock 25k)
Steal pinions $6 set of 3 motor pinions for use with the 28bb motor
Special gear set $42 metal gears and Rear Sprocket

These bikes are Beautiful if built right....

Will post my Suzuki when its done going to build a plexi display with track and wall in back ground.