Yokomo announces Limited Edition drifter

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Yokomo Drifter

Yokomo has just announced their limited edition Drift Package DIB ver.2 Premium Kits, set to be released later this month. These kits are a high-end version of the popular DIB series which sports aluminum a-arms to greatly increase the flexibility of the front-end alignment, and full aluminum bulkheads which contributes to its luxurious appearance.

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The aluminum a-arms, popular among expert drifters, consists of highly-rigid aluminum lower suspension arm and specialized upper bulkhead. Fore/aft direction adjust-ability of both the upper and lower sections has been improved, as well as improved flexibility in adjusting the wheelbase and caster angle (adjustable from 0 to 16.6 degrees). The lower rod end attachment has been designed so that the tread can be variably adjusted with ease to precisely position the wheel.

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Furthermore, this kit comes standard with the optional Grade-up Conversion Kits 1 & 2 for DIB (Item No. IB-GC1/-GC1R and IB-GC2/-GC2R). With the two conversion kits installed, the front/rear bulkheads and center bulkhead become aluminum parts, contributing to the increased rigidity and high-end aesthetics, worthy of its “premium” name.

Features:

  • Aluminum “A” arms which allow various alignment options
  • Fully aluminum bulkheads
  • Improved stability with in-line layout placing components to the centerline of the chassis
  • 2-belt drive system which provides superior control
  • Front midship motor layout
  • Ackermann steering which allows full-counter drifting
  • Supports 45-degree steering angle
  • Double-decked chassis and damper stay made of Silver Surface Graphite (SSG)
  • High-precision aluminum motor mount
  • Low-friction universal shaft
  • Equipped standard with aluminum oil shocks
  • Full ball bearings

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Source: Yokomo