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Old 11-16-2012, 04:32 PM   #1
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too.....much....plastic....arrrgggghhh !!!
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Well I ordered one. Will hopefully have some initial thoughts soon.

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What, they took the front shocks off the car? This car looks very 90s. The tub reminded me of TA01 and TA02.
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:57 PM   #6
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What, they took the front shocks off the car? This car looks very 90s. The tub reminded me of TA01 and TA02.
I agree it's very Frankenstein looking. I just really like the idea of RWD. My FGX F1 car has virtually the same suspension setup, with kingpin up front and independent in the rear. The best part is, it's incredible fun to drive. I just feel it has more realistic handling. I've been getting into 4WD touring cars for vintage trans am, but they handle so alien to me. I'm ready to try something else I'm sure it's not going to be fast, or necessarily easy to drive, but as long as it's fun.

Not that we need any more classes, but it might end up being a super cheap extremely spec class. Time will tell.

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Converted my T1 FK05 into RWD and laid the battery transverse like this one. with the esc on the other side. In that configuration it was quite fun.

But i am still pusled they managed to make it so complex. Servo should have been slap bang in the midle with the esc behind and radio somewhere else. And is that battery slot only for nimh cells? looks like it..

And why no upper wishbone in the front????????????

Surely that will break easier..

wierd weird wierd.
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MattsNorway could you post pix of your xray ? I remember you talking about it in the sabre thread.

About the Thunder tiger car, the concept is interesting but the car... isn't. Just too cheap.
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This should be the new USVTA spec chassis! A rear wheel drive late 60's early 70's Musclecar, what a concept!
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This should be the new USVTA spec chassis! A rear wheel drive late 60's early 70's Musclecar, what a concept!
That's exactly what I plan on doing with it. B-)

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Old 11-26-2012, 08:14 AM   #11
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Here is the Xray T1 Fk05 in all its horror and wrongness.
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/72823890/Bilde%20023.jpg

Those front tires did NOT work.

The motor was mostly running on very low power but when the grip was good i could crank it up to 40-50% i think it was. its a 4.5T
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They should have used independent front suspension setup like all other sedans use and not a pan car front end. The real question is why bother making something like this when there is no class and no demand.
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You can go either way on the front end. Pan car style has an advantage in it's simplicity. I'm not a fan of a the battery placement. You can always build your own. As for no demand-I'm afraid you could be right. Don
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Did you guys see the TS4e as well? They both share most of the same parts, with the exception of the front suspension.

http://www.thundertiger.com/product/6582-F.html
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This should be the new USVTA spec chassis!

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