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INSTRUCTION MANUALS:
Vehicle instruction manual: https://cdn.simba-dickie-group.de/do...2-car-tc01.pdf
Formula E body instruction manual: https://cdn.simba-dickie-group.de/do...e-gen2-car.pdf


HOPUPS:

DRIVE TRAIN:
• Universal Prop shaft (TC01): #54975
• Double Cardon Prop Shaft (TC01): #54961
• Aluminum spur gear holder: #54903
• Universal shafts: #54515
• Clamp hex hub: #53570 or #53823
• Double cardan shaft: #42360
• Double cardan joints (TRF): #42216 (set) & #42239 (42mm shaft)
• Different Aluminum Drive Cup: #54543
• Steel Bevel Differential Gears: #54540
Aluminum spur gear holder: #54903
• Gear Differential Steel Cross Shaft: #54533


BEARINGS (in MM):
• 3x6x2.5: x2
• 9x5x3: x1
• 9x5 (flanged): x1
• 5x8x2.5: x12
• 5x10x4: x10
• 5x10x3: x2
• 10x15x4: x4

SCREWS:
• 3x5mm Titanium Hex Head Screws x4
• 3x6mm Titanium Hex Head Screws x6
• 3x8mm Titanium Hex Head Screws x18
• 3x10mm Titanium Hex Head Screws x13
• 3x12mm Titanium Hex Head Screws x12
• 3x6mm Titanium Hex Head Countersunk Screws x5
• 3x8mm Titanium Hex Head Countersunk Screws x10
• 3x10mm Titanium Hex Head Countersunk Screws x8


SUSPENSION:
• Suspension arm mounts (rear skid angle): #54787
• Supension arm mounts: #54760
• Stabilizers: #54956
• Aluminum rocker arms: #54955
• TRF big bore shocks: #42354
• TRF works shocks: #84317
• TRF Special shocks: #42102
• Carbon rear crossmember: #54783
• Carbon front crossmember: #54782
• Low friction suspension balls: #54747
• Titanium Coated suspension shaft: #53581
• Flourine supension balls: #53709
• Titanium Coated Shock Shaft: #54043
• Aluminum shock extenders: #54960

WTCC's adjustable suspension Conversion:
Parts needed:
• 3x23mm turnbuckles (x8)
• Yokomo #BM-206
• Awesomatix #P18 AND P19
• TRF 420 front hubs


DIFFERENTIALS:
• One way diff: #54521
• Spool: #54592
• Ball diff: #54522

TURNBUCKLES:
• Front Toe 3x18mm: #54247
• Rear Toe 3x32mm: #54249
• Steering Link 3x42mm:#54250
• Open Face Ball Ends: #54868

MISCELLANEOUS:
• Titanium Screw Set: #47449
• Servo mount screws: #54862
• POM Spacers: #54855
• Carbon front stiffeners: #54962
• Aluminum steering arms: #54958
• Aluminum steering bridge: #54957


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Old 04-20-2020, 07:35 PM
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Default New Tamiya Chassis TC-01

This video just popped up on the Tamiya youtube channel

It's a shaft driven 4wd, and looks to be modelled after Formula E
Here's a still from the video:
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Colour me interested very curious to see both the body and the chassis.
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Maybe I'm wrong but I have something in my mind that there has been already a kind of 4x4 Formula1 chassis from Tamiya in the past?
​​​​​​... Found it, chassis F201. Maybe TC-01 is a successor of the old one?
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TA01/02/03/04/05/06/07
Touring “A” - shaft to 02 (circa 1993) then belt since

TB01/02/03/04/05
Touring “B” - Shaft from day one (circa 2000)

TC01
shaft and brand new chassis form, hence gets the “C” designation. Stretch to call it Touring “C” though when you see a FormulaE body! But not like Tamiya have ever stuck to logic with nomenclature.

Search on google based on the sponsors leads to this full size.



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I'm excited about the chassis, of course, but that body is atrocious. Anything Formula E is cringe worthy.
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Interesting. I wonder what the chassis will look like
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Looks like an F-E. But when you hear or read the abbreviation "TC", Touring Car comes to mind first. So If it ain't a touring car chassis, they should re-name it to something else like "TE" or "TF".
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Originally Posted by cplus View Post
. Stretch to call it Touring “C” though when you see a FormulaE body! But not like Tamiya have ever stuck to logic with nomenclature.
Maybe "T" means tarmac, buggies with Dx nomenclature (dirt) would make sense then.
It's interesting that Tamiya didn't choose Fxx nomenclature - maybe chassis is meant for wider range of bodies? And C could also be hint to Group C chassis.
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I was thinking about “crossover”, but maybe grouo c and open wheel are better guess.
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Do you think it is the same car as used in this promo shoot from last year?

https://tamiyablog.com/2019/03/abb-f...n-tamiya-f104/

On the making of video you can see the body forming process.
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I caused this car to phase into existence by buying a TB-05 last week. You're welcome, everybody
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i wonder if this will be the "class of the year"? haha.
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Originally Posted by Ice_nl View Post
Do you think it is the same car as used in this promo shoot from last year?

https://tamiyablog.com/2019/03/abb-f...n-tamiya-f104/

On the making of video you can see the body forming process.
Probably not, that body was not optimised for mass production and needed work to get it off of mould.
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All this talk of why "C"?
Probably just because we had the TA and TB range.
logically TC would follow.
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Originally Posted by bd581 View Post
All this talk of why "C"?
Probably just because we had the TA and TB range.
logically TC would follow.
Exactly. As easy as ABC!
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