Restored 1996 Yokomo YZ-10 W.C.S. 'Mark Pavidis' edition with '97 shock absorber top deck conversion and machined, polished multi-piece alloy motor mount.
I believe the idea of the shock absorber on the top deck came from Yokomo's early 1/10th electric scale touring cars which used it as a tuning option to generate more front grip by allowing the chassis to flex. This then found it way onto the YZ-10 as an upgrade, and later on the MX-4 as standard fit. In the UK most racers binned the MX-4 flexible top deck right away in favour of a rigid part, which made the car more predictible to drive. I guess for the same reason, the YZ-10 '97 topdeck conversion is fairly rare in the UK.
Got ZD-733J kit of '97 shock towers and brace NIP to fit to this car when time allows, just need to find a pair of wheel adaptors to fit MX4 style wheels to bring it up to full 1997 specification.
If you liked those pictures, you should see these...
1996 Yokomo YZ-10 World Championship Special (^Pavidis^)