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12-06-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By kyoshofan88

Diff Assembly

I know this is a super old thread, but I figured the subject matter wasn't too far off... I'm just beginning a new build of a re-release Turbo Optima, and I literally got stuck on step #1. 3 of the 4...
11-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By kyoshofan88

The engine has definitely never been run. I will...

The engine has definitely never been run. I will pick up some acetone. Thanks again for the tips!
11-30-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By kyoshofan88

Vintage O.S. .21 Storage & Compression

Hey All,
I have a very old O.S. .21 in an old Kyosho Vanning that I've recently become concerned about. The car & engine have been shelf-residents since new, but I recently noticed it's become much...
11-06-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,955
Posted By kyoshofan88

Landjump

:D That's too funny... It makes sense though in a way... in my early teens, when I was most interested in R/C, nitro was finicky but continued to provide some big advantages over electric power that...
11-06-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,955
Posted By kyoshofan88

I am definitely one of those folks who'd be in...

I am definitely one of those folks who'd be in the 'that's really cool' category....There's definitely a niche market out there with a group of folks way into this series of early nitro...
12-24-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,967
Posted By kyoshofan88

Wheels/Tires

Anyone have a trick they use to remove tires from a wheel? I tried to clean one of these 'chrome' rims & wound up wiping the finish right off. I'd like to pry the rim off of the tire completely so I...
05-21-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By kyoshofan88

Yeah, I think I agree. The simple fact that I...

Yeah, I think I agree. The simple fact that I could not find one of these for sale online anywhere - and I really looked - is probably the best indicator that it belongs in the trash. I'm not sure I...
05-14-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By kyoshofan88

Thanks 1QwkSport2.5r - there was an issue with my...

Thanks 1QwkSport2.5r - there was an issue with my Dropbox URLs, but it looks like I got it all fixed up now.
05-13-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By kyoshofan88

.29 Dynamite Engine OEM Exhaust

Hi All,

I figured this would be as good a thread as any to find an answer for this. I'm just wondering if the part pictured below is worth posting somewhere for sale or if I should just huck it in...
12-01-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 776
Posted By kyoshofan88

AZ Scottsdale/East Valley Hobby Shop Recommendation

Hey All,


Anyway, I was wondering if anyone in here could recommend a reputable shop reasonably close to South Scottsdale where I might find an technician with nitro experience willing to help me...
04-09-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,474
Posted By kyoshofan88

This is one of my favorite cars. I have three of...

This is one of my favorite cars. I have three of them - one built in new condition for the shelf, one NIB, and another that is very gently used that I am planning on running soon. As with all of...
03-06-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,255
Posted By kyoshofan88

Apologies - here's a couple that may help: ...

Apologies - here's a couple that may help:

http://www.kyoshoamerica.com/DUAL-CONVERSION-KIT_p_6420.html
http://www.winrctech.com.hk/product_sub2_sub1.php?id=42&sid=8&bid=&cc=1
03-02-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,255
Posted By kyoshofan88

I think this is the kit you need to convert the...

I think this is the kit you need to convert the SF to the DF...looks like it's actually even in stock too! Good luck - let us know how it goes. I actually got my hands on a NIB DF! But have yet to...
12-15-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By kyoshofan88

Thanks! Great tip...I actually experienced the...

Thanks! Great tip...I actually experienced the problem you are talking about on an older Vanning I used to run before taking it apart to use as a parts car. It slipped off constantly and was a...
11-25-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By kyoshofan88

Need KC-44 Manifold Adapter for Kyosho Vanning

Anyone have one of these lying around by any chance?
04-22-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,490
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: Kyosho Vanning/Landjump Owners....

I have an OS .21 engine from the original Vanning that I am getting ready to post on eBay. I am also fairly certain I have an extra one of those screws you are looking for that fastens the radio box...
02-10-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,195
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: Tips for polishing graphite and aluminum chassis

Here are three links that probably represent it best:

Photo #1

Photo #2

Similar product for sale
02-03-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,195
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: Tips for polishing graphite and aluminum chassis

Thanks for all of the help everyone...I have some good info to start with. I believe the graphite chassis is a composite, but it is hard to figure out exactly what it is made of since it is over 25...
02-01-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,195
Posted By kyoshofan88

Tips for polishing graphite and aluminum chassis

Hi All,
I am looking to restore two vehicles in my collection:
A Kyosho Ultima Pro & a Kyosho Turbo Optima Mid SE.

One has a graphite chassis that has a lot of scratching (light), and the...
01-21-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,255
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: Giga Crusher DF project begins...

I know this is a really old post, but I have a new Giga DF in the box and am about to start construction. The only thing I hate about the truck are those awful stock rims. Can you tell me where you...
12-18-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,274
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: Kyosho Mad Force Kruiser

Anyone know how interchangeable parts for this line of trucks is with the Giga Crusher? For example, could I use the wheels/tires from the Mad Force Kruiser on the Giga Crusher?
03-21-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: Need Help! Kyosho Spada 09 Steering Servo

Yeah, I broke down and ordered a Dremel from Amazon. I was hoping not to have to cut anything, but it looks like there is another area where I will have to do some trimming....the throttle servo...
03-16-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By kyoshofan88

Need Help! Kyosho Spada 09 Steering Servo

Hi All,
I am hoping someone out there has had a similar experience (bigtime longshot), or can at least make a recommendation. Here's the story:
I am about 70% through the assembly of a Kyosho...
01-25-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: 1/12 Nitro On-Road Servo/Receiver Advice

Yeah, it's unfortunate....even if I wanted to race, there aren't any road tracks in the area. Even if there were, I imagine a 1/12 nitro wouldn't be a popular class...either way, I look forward to...
01-25-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By kyoshofan88

RE: 1/12 Nitro On-Road Servo/Receiver Advice

I can probably squeeze standard-size servos in there, but in my experience with 1/12 electric, it is a tight squeeze...and with the big engine and receiver batteries, etc., I imagine things will be...
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