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Old 06-26-2019, 07:16 AM
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Recent years i find that the Tamiya bodies are less and less realistic where as the old ones where the best you could buy for scale looks.

Anyone else feeling this way about their releases?
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No. Not at all. The only bodies I've found that come close are the MST and some of the other drift company bodies.
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All Tamiya bodies I have bought have been top notch.. Mini and the GT style lids.
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Originally Posted by MatsNorway View Post
Recent years i find that the Tamiya bodies are less and less realistic where as the old ones where the best you could buy for scale looks.

Anyone else feeling this way about their releases?
Which bodies specifically?

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The new Mustang Gt4 is awesome....
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Indeed He might be talking about the Raikiri Body as far as scale goes... It's not suppose to be a branded car but it sure does work amazing. The body lines seem like the old nsx a bit


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The new Quattro and the Countach in 1/10 scale springs to my mind.
https://www.tamiya.com/english/products/58667/index.htm

And the Civic EG6
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If you want the civic EG6, MST makes a hilarously good rendition of it.
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This thread is just click bait, smh.
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Tamiya
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I think tamiya lost their way with the comical buggy’s but not their bodies.
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Originally Posted by michaels tc View Post
I think tamiya lost their way with the comical buggy’s but not their bodies.
Tamiya has done "funny" cars for as long as I've known about Tamiya. Look at their mini 4wd cars. :-) I think the comical bodies for the fun chassis are a good thing. It's.. just an extention of the midnight pumkin and lunchbox.
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Bodies from Tamiya are very good detailed for a reasonable price. Many of them are licensed from big car manufacturers.

The most detailed bodies I personally know and own, are all drift bodies from Yokomo. Top notch but they are pricey and not recommended for racing.




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