Ah yes, but the standard TA05 has a near-bulletproof front-end. I've never seen a broken arm, actually. Bent hinge pin, yes, but it is otherwise an absolute tank; a tank that drives well. Yes, the belts are exposed, but I've raced outdoors with a TA05 and it has never proven to be an issue. And you can always tape over the slots if you're running in really cruddy conditions (there are 4WD offroad belt cars that get along fine.)
Not to rag the TB03, it's another brilliant car. But it definitely has a less sturdy suspension by comparison.
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