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Old 01-15-2008, 09:14 PM   #46
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TA05 is a freak of the RC world. How could anything be so strong, so cheap and handle as sweet as anything out of the box!?!?!

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Old 01-15-2008, 11:44 PM   #47
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The TA-nk-05 is by far the most durable car ive seen but a bit on the weighty side.

I got a 008 and not even i can destroy it with a 3.5
but as soon as anything breaks. big $$$, Xray
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Old 01-16-2008, 12:39 AM   #48
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Kyosho are the strongest by far.

They are built like tanks and weight as much to.

Untill recently they were not competitive as they were so heavy, great for a street basher but not really fast enough for racing.

I believe that has recently changed with the latest model.

A good all rounder I am happy with the TC4 running a stock class. Running mod rebuilding diffs wouldn't be fun but the car is great for stock.

The Mi3 now looks to be a very strong car as well.
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Old 01-16-2008, 02:39 AM   #49
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tamiya ta05,kyosho tf5,kyosho v1s,ansmann terrier,tamiya lunchbox,hpi cyber 10 b
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TA05 with the standard suspension (aka TRF415, TRF414 and TA04 suspension). TA04 are also tough, but are discontinued and the '05 is better anyway.

The suspension arms in these kits will bend the hinge pins and suspension blocks and still won't break. This is even after milling out the center webbings for lightening. The older 1510 bearings are also way tougher than today's tiny bearings. You'll never have to replace a rear upright
I agreed. I swapped back to the TA04 arms, suspension blocks for my TA05R
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Old 01-16-2008, 07:28 AM   #51
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