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Old 11-17-2011, 05:33 AM   #1
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Seems there wasn't a thread for the F1R so I thought I'd start one.
Anyone using the F103 as the basis for their F1R ??
This kit looks like a real winner. Anybody out there planning to run JUST the short lipo's with it ??

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i was thinking what f104 parts i need if i bought the F1R kit to complete it?
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i was thinking what f104 parts i need if i bought the F1R kit to complete it?
Looking at the pictures at the website, I would guess front end (complete), rear pod with axis and ball diff, maybe some small parts, not sure.
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Seems there wasn't a thread for the F1R so I thought I'd start one.
Anyone using the F103 as the basis for their F1R ??
This kit looks like a real winner. Anybody out there planning to run JUST the short lipo's with it ??
On the website they say the basis can be a 103 or a 104, is that what you wanted to know?
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On the website they say the basis can be a 103 or a 104, is that what you wanted to know?
Actually wanted to know if anyone has used the F103 parts with the F1R yet. So far, all the pics and info seem to be of F104 front ends.
I guess I might be one of the first. Just ordered my F1R and I'll convert one of my F103's.

Nobody out there has any time on the track yet with a F1R ???
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I've used F103 parts with my Exotek F104 which is a great combination.. Tonnes of traction and loads of steering in a very easy to dial in package.

I find the stock F103 a tad more difficult to dial in.

I've recently just put a 6.5T motor in my Exotek for a laugh and it actually kept it on the track.. I was quite surprised.
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i was thinking what f104 parts i need if i bought the F1R kit to complete it?

These are the parts needed to build your own F1R roller from the ground up. Swap out model numbers as desired for after market hop ups such as the Alloy Motor Mount etc.

This list is a work in progress and does not include all of the required hardware.

EXOTEK F1R CONVERSION
TAMIYA 54330 Carbon Reinforced C Parts (F104 (Gear Case))
Tamiya 3455372 Wheel Stopper: 58431 F104 / F103
Tamiya 0115211 S Parts: 58258 F103/F104 rear ride height blocks
Tamiya 54240 F104 Clamp Type Wheel Hub - Blue
Tamiya 54158 F104 Alum Diff Housing Set
3Racing BS-F104/V1 Ball Bearing Set For F104
Tamiya 54162 F104 Carbon Rear Shaft
Tamiya 9808240 3x35mm Screw: F104 - Countersunk
Tamiya 84171 2mm C-Ring (8pcs)
Exotek FRONT BULKHEAD HEX SCREWS- TITANIUM
Tamiya 9808241 Stainless Shaft: 58431 - 3x33.4mm F104
Tamiya 50509 Tamiya F1 Front Spring Set
Tamiya 54154 Carbon Reinforced Uprights - Front F103 / F104
Tamiya 51347 F103/F104 Disc Ball Set (diff rings)
Tamiya 51381 F104 F Parts - Suspension Arm/Front
Tamiya 51380 Tamiya F104 D Parts- (BODY POSTS)
Tamiya 51000 Hi-Torque Servo Saver set (ADDING THE ALLOY ARM IS SUGGESTED)
Tamiya 53601 Tamiya Low Friction Adjuster 5mm (BALL CUPS)
Tamiya 54249 Aluminum Turnbuckle Shaft - 3x32mm (2pcs)
Tamiya 53640 5mm Aluminum Ball Nut - Blue 10pcs (NEED 2 FOR THE SHOCK)
Tamiya 53901 F104 TRF DAMPER
Wheels and tires
Tamiya F60 body set
Tamiya spur gear spacer adapter
1/10 SPUR GEAR WITH 1/8TH DIFF BALLS (68T 48 PITCH KIMBROUGH IS A GOOD START)
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Actually wanted to know if anyone has used the F103 parts with the F1R yet. So far, all the pics and info seem to be of F104 front ends.
I guess I might be one of the first. Just ordered my F1R and I'll convert one of my F103's.

Nobody out there has any time on the track yet with a F1R ???
Hi
F1R's just started shipping a little over a week ago. They are moving fast so folks should have them up and running soon
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F1R's just started shipping a little over a week ago. They are moving fast so folks should have them up and running soon
maybe i missed it, but is there a picture with electronics installed? it looks like there is plenty of space forward with a shorty or 1s battery. but with a standard 2s lipo where does the electronics go? do you need to use the 'wings' from the 104 kit?
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Are there different lengths? One with the F103 wheelbase and one with the F104 wheelbase?
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These are the parts needed to build your own F1R roller from the ground up. Swap out model numbers as desired for after market hop ups such as the Alloy Motor Mount etc.

This list is a work in progress and does not include all of the required hardware.

EXOTEK F1R CONVERSION
TAMIYA 54330 Carbon Reinforced C Parts (F104 (Gear Case))
Tamiya 3455372 Wheel Stopper: 58431 F104 / F103
Tamiya 0115211 S Parts: 58258 F103/F104 rear ride height blocks
Tamiya 54240 F104 Clamp Type Wheel Hub - Blue
Tamiya 54158 F104 Alum Diff Housing Set
3Racing BS-F104/V1 Ball Bearing Set For F104
Tamiya 54162 F104 Carbon Rear Shaft
Tamiya 9808240 3x35mm Screw: F104 - Countersunk
Tamiya 84171 2mm C-Ring (8pcs)
Exotek FRONT BULKHEAD HEX SCREWS- TITANIUM
Tamiya 9808241 Stainless Shaft: 58431 - 3x33.4mm F104
Tamiya 50509 Tamiya F1 Front Spring Set
Tamiya 54154 Carbon Reinforced Uprights - Front F103 / F104
Tamiya 51347 F103/F104 Disc Ball Set (diff rings)
Tamiya 51381 F104 F Parts - Suspension Arm/Front
Tamiya 51380 Tamiya F104 D Parts- (BODY POSTS)
Tamiya 51000 Hi-Torque Servo Saver set (ADDING THE ALLOY ARM IS SUGGESTED)
Tamiya 53601 Tamiya Low Friction Adjuster 5mm (BALL CUPS)
Tamiya 54249 Aluminum Turnbuckle Shaft - 3x32mm (2pcs)
Tamiya 53640 5mm Aluminum Ball Nut - Blue 10pcs (NEED 2 FOR THE SHOCK)
Tamiya 53901 F104 TRF DAMPER
Wheels and tires
Tamiya F60 body set
Tamiya spur gear spacer adapter
1/10 SPUR GEAR WITH 1/8TH DIFF BALLS (68T 48 PITCH KIMBROUGH IS A GOOD START)
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maybe i missed it, but is there a picture with electronics installed? it looks like there is plenty of space forward with a shorty or 1s battery. but with a standard 2s lipo where does the electronics go? do you need to use the 'wings' from the 104 kit?
Good point. Let's get a picture with electronics installed. I can't envision my ESC and receiver fitting. Also, I guess the servo lead would just get routed next to the battery with maybe shoegoo or something...
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Mike had posted this in another thread. Only a short pack photo but it might help.
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thanks for the list
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These are the parts needed to build your own F1R roller from the ground up. Swap out model numbers as desired for after market hop ups such as the Alloy Motor Mount etc.

This list is a work in progress and does not include all of the required hardware.

EXOTEK F1R CONVERSION
TAMIYA 54330 Carbon Reinforced C Parts (F104 (Gear Case))
Tamiya 3455372 Wheel Stopper: 58431 F104 / F103
Tamiya 0115211 S Parts: 58258 F103/F104 rear ride height blocks
Tamiya 54240 F104 Clamp Type Wheel Hub - Blue
Tamiya 54158 F104 Alum Diff Housing Set
3Racing BS-F104/V1 Ball Bearing Set For F104
Tamiya 54162 F104 Carbon Rear Shaft
Tamiya 9808240 3x35mm Screw: F104 - Countersunk
Tamiya 84171 2mm C-Ring (8pcs)
Exotek FRONT BULKHEAD HEX SCREWS- TITANIUM
Tamiya 9808241 Stainless Shaft: 58431 - 3x33.4mm F104
Tamiya 50509 Tamiya F1 Front Spring Set
Tamiya 54154 Carbon Reinforced Uprights - Front F103 / F104
Tamiya 51347 F103/F104 Disc Ball Set (diff rings)
Tamiya 51381 F104 F Parts - Suspension Arm/Front
Tamiya 51380 Tamiya F104 D Parts- (BODY POSTS)
Tamiya 51000 Hi-Torque Servo Saver set (ADDING THE ALLOY ARM IS SUGGESTED)
Tamiya 53601 Tamiya Low Friction Adjuster 5mm (BALL CUPS)
Tamiya 54249 Aluminum Turnbuckle Shaft - 3x32mm (2pcs)
Tamiya 53640 5mm Aluminum Ball Nut - Blue 10pcs (NEED 2 FOR THE SHOCK)
Tamiya 53901 F104 TRF DAMPER
Wheels and tires
Tamiya F60 body set
Tamiya spur gear spacer adapter
1/10 SPUR GEAR WITH 1/8TH DIFF BALLS (68T 48 PITCH KIMBROUGH IS A GOOD START)
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