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Old 12-25-2010, 11:00 PM   #1651
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I would say that considering the fact that both my son & I have the 'Pro', the chassis is pretty much sorted (despite my many hop-ups, he's as quick as me) & this leaves us with a massive variety of choices regarding body shells @ about 40 each for a true Tamiya shell of your choice & a lot less for an alternative manufacturer... I think we made the best decision in our opinion
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If you don't care about the blue ball studs and wheel nuts (), consider the upgraded servo saver, motor plate and nice turnbuckle parts
The pro version it is. I can always wait for the JAS body set to come out. Thanks
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Old 12-26-2010, 03:13 PM   #1653
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The Pro version came with a lot of must have hop-ups for racing, if you wanna race pro kit is the way to go.
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The shocks and servo saver alone are worth the price difference
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The pro version it is. I can always wait for the JAS body set to come out. Thanks
Good plan!
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Old 12-27-2010, 03:06 AM   #1656
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Here's a couple of my FF03 Pro with a couple of extras. This has the HW just stock speed control and 13.5 non timed motor. I am also running the TITC tyres on the car.

Yes the wiring is a mess, however still playing/moving things around.

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Anyone know if the 306 Maxi will fit the FF03? And would this be TITC legal... cause it maybe a rally car, but it was still only ever FWD... (plus I always wanted one the tamiya one when I was growing up!)
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Anyone know if the 306 Maxi will fit the FF03? And would this be TITC legal... cause it maybe a rally car, but it was still only ever FWD... (plus I always wanted one the tamiya one when I was growing up!)
won't fit with the front bumper fitted
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Old 12-27-2010, 05:39 AM   #1659
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Do you need to remove it completely or trim it?
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Old 12-27-2010, 06:35 AM   #1660
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Anyone know if the 306 Maxi will fit the FF03? And would this be TITC legal... cause it maybe a rally car, but it was still only ever FWD... (plus I always wanted one the tamiya one when I was growing up!)
I was looking to get that one too. Bad sadly it wont fit It says it fits the ff-01
It should be legal though. It's a FWD rally car.
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Do you need to remove it completely or trim it?
most likely remove it. the FF-03 with a Honda EG6 Civic body installed requires removal of the bumper

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I was looking to get that one too. Bad sadly it wont fit It says it fits the ff-01
It should be legal though. It's a FWD rally car.
FF-01? thats strange considering the Pug 306 Maxi was released with an FF-02 chassis. i think it will fit the FF-03 by just removing the front bumper. the wheelbase of the Maxi is same as the standard touring wheelbase of tamiya so no need to change the wheelbase of the 03...

as to the Maxi being TITC legal... you might want to inquire it with Itaru-San. his email is on the TITC site.
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most likely remove it. the FF-03 with a Honda EG6 Civic body installed requires removal of the bumper



FF-01? thats strange considering the Pug 306 Maxi was released with an FF-02 chassis. i think it will fit the FF-03 by just removing the front bumper. the wheelbase of the Maxi is same as the standard touring wheelbase of tamiya so no need to change the wheelbase of the 03...

as to the Maxi being TITC legal... you might want to inquire it with Itaru-San. his email is on the TITC site.
Yes it was released on the 02, but according to this product description it fits the 01, TL-01 and a few others aswell.
http://www.rcmart.com/catalog/rc-190...9-p-20394.html
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The TITC website has the legal bodies listed and the Pug 306 is not one of them.

Most bodies require the front bumper to be removed. This is the issue that has to be faced with the motor in front of he wheels

he Pug 306 will fit but bumper must be removed
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Cest le via... Pug 406 ST it is then (thats second on the list )
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The TITC website has the legal bodies listed and the Pug 306 is not one of them.

Most bodies require the front bumper to be removed. This is the issue that has to be faced with the motor in front of he wheels

he Pug 306 will fit but bumper must be removed
When I used to race in the UK Tamiya Eurocup Series (oh, so very long ago!), the FF01 was allowed to have its front bumper removed (if you recall, it was a sliver of plastic inbetween the motor housing & the lower chassis plate & had very limited ability as a bumper...) Most of us never did, although there may have been some additional cooling to be gained, it wasn't ever an issue as we were running mildly wound, handout motors.

Anyway, I digress a little... I used a small piece of high desity foam (from the pads you can buy for kneeling on when gardening), depending on the available space & mindful not to affect the bodyshell 'float' which I would attach onto the motor housing with velcro which significantly reduced the damage & I think is a viable option with the FF03. It never failed scrutineering & if in doubt, you can always ask the question before racing anyway
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