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Old 04-09-2008, 10:59 AM   #1861
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Tamiya just released new teflon sealed bearings (42108 - 42115). The great variety of bearings seems to fit every Tamiya car (espeicially TRF416). The price is similar to the blue gum sealed oldschool bearings.
Do you have a list to hand, which part number = which size ?
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Tamiya just released new teflon sealed bearings (42108 - 42115). The great variety of bearings seems to fit every Tamiya car (espeicially TRF416). The price is similar to the blue gum sealed oldschool bearings.
Can you tell what is said on this page? Any more info on new stuff?

http://www.tamiya.com/trf/index.php?...=496&Itemid=52

Could not make much sense of the translation this time...
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Old 04-09-2008, 05:19 PM   #1863
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What do you mean a new kit? So fast? Where is there info about a new TRF 416 kit or version?
rcmarket said it would be a special edition to celebrate the 1-2-3 at the LRP TCM and come with titanium/aluminium screws and spool, so it's not really a new verision

Thats IF it happens. I contacted rcchamp about it and they didnt have any info, hopefully we get confirmation soon because I'll be buying my kit at the end of the month and I'll be pissed if the new edition comes out after I buy
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Old 04-09-2008, 09:09 PM   #1864
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Hey LIPO guys, here's a japanese site which the author is very creative then made his own chassis:
http://members2.jcom.home.ne.jp/1228..._toko416lp.htm
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Old 04-10-2008, 02:35 AM   #1865
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Hey LIPO guys, here's a japanese site which the author is very creative then made his own chassis:
http://members2.jcom.home.ne.jp/1228..._toko416lp.htm
That is cool. I wonder what battery he is using.
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Old 04-10-2008, 04:41 AM   #1866
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It does say Thunder Power ....
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Old 04-10-2008, 07:00 AM   #1867
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That is cool. I wonder what battery he is using.
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It does say Thunder Power ....
Yes, only thunder power, i just want to share this site which I found, for anybody which is using LIPO on 416 to having better idea to try making similar 1, i know is difficult and complex.
Unfortunately it's not a commercial site, just private.
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Old 04-10-2008, 08:02 AM   #1868
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I use Trakpower and use double sided tape to hold pre cutout lead that fits the slots .. I then place weight on the offside to balance .. simple job done
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The size of the holder makes me wonder if he's using a soft cased LiPo as well, as it's rather short compared to the hard cased packs.

Still nice handiwork

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planning to use lipo. can LRP TC spec detect low voltage and stop the car? or do i have ti install extra equipment? tq.
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planning to use lipo. can LRP TC spec detect low voltage and stop the car? or do i have ti install extra equipment? tq.
Yes it has built in voltage cutoff that you can enable or disable.
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Yes it has built in voltage cutoff that you can enable or disable.
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during lipe charging, is equalizing a must? what is lipo equalising? should the lipo be equalized together or separately during charging? i saw a picture. two wire of charging and three wire of equalizer connected together.
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this the track i will be racing next week. my 1st national racing. stock novice kategory. using 6 battery and stock brushed 23t yokomo motor tc spec lrp. it is an asphalt outdoor track. can anybody give opinion of setting the car. especially getting high speed at cornering. TQ.
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during lipe charging, is equalizing a must? what is lipo equalising? should the lipo be equalized together or separately during charging? i saw a picture. two wire of charging and three wire of equalizer connected together.
Equalising is done at the same time as charging so you connect everything up. Equalising is not a must for every single charge. But if you have a balancer you may as well equalise every charge. I have seen people never equalise their lipos and after a few months, you significant performance dropoff.
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this the track i will be racing next week. my 1st national racing. stock novice kategory. using 6 battery and stock brushed 23t yokomo motor tc spec lrp. it is an asphalt outdoor track. can anybody give opinion of setting the car. especially getting high speed at cornering. TQ.
Is this a high bite track? I mean very very good traction? You could add some kick up if you are looking for some high speed steering or steering all around. A oneway would be nice if all the turns are fast and flowing. Spools can offer tons of steering too in the fast turns. Try the oneway first. Kit setup might help out. If tons and tons of traction, you can try Marc R's JMRCA setup with a few changes to the rear roll center.
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