Kyosho Javelin re-re cage on original chassis?

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Kyosho Javelin re-re cage on original chassis?

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I’m currently in the process of rebuilding an Original Turbo Optima, and between that and my original Optima, I basically have another chassis in parts that I’m thinking could be used to assemble what would resemble a Javelin.

Now my question is, will the parts from the re-re Javelin fit onto my original parts. From what I can gather I probably won’t be able to fit a rear wing, as the mounts attach to the top of the gearcases, which will impede the side plates. Is there any other issues or maybe even a work around to fit a wing?

I look forward to any info and insights that anyone can provide

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Re: Kyosho Javelin re-re cage on original chassis?

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In order to fit the wing on the rere roll cage, you need a custom soon to be made adaptor. Minsu Cho on Facebook is currently in the process of making it. Join my Facebook group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/optimaseries/

You will see the Javelin from the cover pictures has those custom mounts.

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tintin74 wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:57 am In order to fit the wing on the rere roll cage, you need a custom soon to be made adaptor. Minsu Cho on Facebook is currently in the process of making it. Join my Facebook group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/optimaseries/

You will see the Javelin from the cover pictures has those custom mounts.
Ok that sounds great, my problem is I’m not on Facebook :shock: so can’t join your group.

So other than that, the re-re cage fits on the original?

**edit - just clicked the link and saw the pic, that’s awesome and exactly what I’d need, how long before they are available?
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mtbkym01 wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:17 am
tintin74 wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:57 am In order to fit the wing on the rere roll cage, you need a custom soon to be made adaptor. Minsu Cho on Facebook is currently in the process of making it. Join my Facebook group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/optimaseries/

You will see the Javelin from the cover pictures has those custom mounts.
Ok that sounds great, my problem is I’m not on Facebook :shock: so can’t join your group.

So other than that, the re-re cage fits on the original?

**edit - just clicked the link and saw the pic, that’s awesome and exactly what I’d need, how long before they are available?
Yes, the rere cage fits just fine, but you also need to buy the OT-251 in addition to the cage.

The wing mount should be available in 2 to 3 weeks.

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+1 on the re-re cage fit. I've dropped one on a vintage Turbo Optima. Still haven't sorted out the wing so could we please post info on the "adapter" here? (sorry, I don't facebook either).

https://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=43129
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XLR8 wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:18 pm +1 on the re-re cage fit. I've dropped one on a vintage Turbo Optima. Still haven't sorted out the wing so could we please post info on the "adapter" here? (sorry, I don't facebook either).

https://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=43129
I will post the info once its out.

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tintin74 wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:48 pm
XLR8 wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:18 pm +1 on the re-re cage fit. I've dropped one on a vintage Turbo Optima. Still haven't sorted out the wing so could we please post info on the "adapter" here? (sorry, I don't facebook either).

https://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=43129
I will post the info once its out.
Any updates on the wing mounts?
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Anyone come across a wing mount solution? Seems we never heard if the ones mentioned above became a reality :(
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mtbkym01 wrote: Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:43 am Anyone come across a wing mount solution? Seems we never heard if the ones mentioned above became a reality :(
Contact this seller on Ebay: pmg828

He is the one making the wing mounts. I have bought some from him. This guy is Minsu Cho from ParguStore.

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