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Old 12-29-2009, 12:14 PM   #11131
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3 racing ball diffs are more expensive than the Tamiya's
how do you work that out ?? 10 quid for the 3Racing one 25 for the Tamiya one ??



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in the sense they break easily. these types of poor quality products should not even be sold in the first place. crushed thrust bearings. loosening diffs.

it is light though at 17 grams.
i race the 3Racing F1-09 and it is Excellant as good as the F103 15th anniversary i used to race !!! and altough the Alloy isn't the same quality as tamiya and i wouldn't use it on a TRF but for the minis i think it is strong enough
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hi, 3racing diff is cheaper (initial price) but breaks immediately. two of my friends installed it, both experienced crushed thrust bearings that ruined their mains. cheap can be expensive in the long run.

as for the 3racing f109, it looks like a good product.
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Not all of the 3Racing hopups are weak. The MO5 front knuckles and new rear hubs are strong with thicker webs than the previous stuff for the MO3. I use these on my MO5M and they have not let me down. The MO5 steering assembly is very good and way cheaper than the Tamiya offering.

I still believe they need to improve some of there products with better quality components. I will continue to use those that work and the others I will use Tamiya products.

If they are working for you, then use them.

My thoughts only, have a great day/night.

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Old 12-29-2009, 02:45 PM   #11134
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I love that black and white beetle and the guilia sprint.
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Old 12-30-2009, 08:08 AM   #11137
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Old 12-30-2009, 11:22 AM   #11138
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Looks real good, now go out and drive the darn thing.
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I prefer running the treaded tires, but had a question...

How do the M-Grip Tamiya treaded tires work on carpet with an M03M?
Would S-Grip in the front and M-Grip in the rear be a good combo?
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My Miata. Maybe 6 months use, one day a week and it's ever so sexy! Okay, maybe not sexy, but full of character? It's crap?

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I prefer running the treaded tires, but had a question...

How do the M-Grip Tamiya treaded tires work on carpet with an M03M?
Would S-Grip in the front and M-Grip in the rear be a good combo?
i thinki M up front and S out back would b a good start

that is the setup alot of our guys are running

S up front with reinforced slicks out back works good also
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I didn't think this would happen but RCmart came through with the goods in record time and at the busiest time.

This morning my Assetto Corse came home. With it I had ordered all the genuine Tamiya upgrades they had in stock on the site and thankfully it was all there, in a little bundle held together with elastic bands, inside the box. Little red labels on the sides of the kit box warned me these extra parts had been put inside. Outside, another two sets of M-grips made the bulk and cushioned the kit box along with a large double layer bubble wrap sheet all protected with an outer cardboard box.

Thank you very much for such service.

A set of TRF mini shocks bought separately off ebay is on the way to complete the build.

The bodyshell is probably the most amazing. I am used to Tamiya's high standards when it comes to realism but they have really outdone themselves with this one. The car comes with an extra lexan moulding of various parts to be used inside the shell, but most interesting is the rear diffuser which really looks the part. I can barely wait to build this little guy.
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I didn't think this would happen but RCmart came through with the goods in record time and at the busiest time.

This morning my Assetto Corse came home. With it I had ordered all the genuine Tamiya upgrades they had in stock on the site and thankfully it was all there, in a little bundle held together with elastic bands, inside the box. Little red labes on the sides of the kit box warned me these extra parts had been put inside. Outside, another two sets of M-grips made the bulk and cushioned the kit box along with a large double layer bubble wrap sheet all protected with an outer cardboard box.

Thank you very much for such service.

A set of TRF mini shocks bought separately off ebay is on the way to complete the build.

The bodyshell is probably the most amazing. I am used to Tamiya's high standards when it comes to realism but they have really outdone themselves with this one. The car comes with an extra lexan moulding of various parts to be used inside the shell, but most interesting is the rear diffuser which really looks the part. I can barely wait to build this little guy.
As I had said to you in the past, the service that you got on this oprder is what I get everytime I deal with them. Good to see you are happy with their service
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