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Old 10-14-2022, 02:23 AM
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I had another look at the pictures posted in this thread and from what I can tell the spool/diff in the EVO 8 seems to be the same as the one Tamiya has been using since the TB-04. That would make the spares easily available, along with the suspension from the TA-08 I donít see any big issues with parts availability Ė am I wrong?
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Originally Posted by zuqbu
I had another look at the pictures posted in this thread and from what I can tell the spool/diff in the EVO 8 seems to be the same as the one Tamiya has been using since the TB-04. That would make the spares easily available, along with the suspension from the TA-08 I donít see any big issues with parts availability Ė am I wrong?
You are correct. The only issue you would have is if you bend a specific part such as a bulkhead. Then you would be at the mercy of the long beach port releasing the parts in less than 6 months to TamiyaUSA 🤦🏻
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And then they discontinue the part soon after too, especially if it is an "MS", Evo, or TRF part. (bulkheads, chassis plate, etc.)

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And then they discontinue the part soon after too, especially if it is an "MS", Evo, or TRF part. (bulkheads, chassis plate, etc.)
they most certainly do.. bless their heart 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣

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is it out?
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Old 11-16-2022, 06:11 AM
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The official Tamiya website/store in Germany has it in stock now: https://www.tamiya.de/tamiya_en/cate...042383-en.html
We also should be seeing an uploaded manual very soon.
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650.00 usd not bad
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Old 11-16-2022, 11:56 PM
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Got a notification from my shop that the kit will be shipped soon – hopeful I might get my hands on it this week still
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My kit arrived this morning! Some quick notes:
• Unlike some pictures that are showing the plastic part (even the manual cover!), Tamiya was nice enough to pack in the carbon bumper support (same part as the TRF420X)
• Internal drive ratio is 2.5 as speculated before, the mesh is 06 module. The included spur is 66T and pinion is 23T for a 7.17:1 FDR
• The build allows for two different rear body post stays, default is like the TA08 but there are also parts for a wide positions like the TRF420
If you have any questions regarding the kit, part numbers, certain areas of the manual – let me know I will start assembling this evening.
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Progress after parts bag B:


The one-piece aluminum diff housings are a work of art. Machined with precision and stunning quality, and so satisfying to assemble. I donít want to know what they will cost as spares
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Originally Posted by zuqbu
Progress after parts bag B:


The one-piece aluminum diff housings are a work of art. Machined with precision and stunning quality, and so satisfying to assemble. I donít want to know what they will cost as spares
wow.. that is impressive
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are there options for top decks ? or reverse engineering a top deck similar to TB06
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Originally Posted by Casey
are there options for top decks ? or reverse engineering a top deck similar to TB06
I am not quite sure if that's what you mean, but Tamiya included a second set of top deck parts for the rear motor option:
https://imgur.com/a/V0bDLU2
(image upload somehow doesn't work for me right now)
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Old 11-22-2022, 12:24 AM
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Originally Posted by zuqbu
Progress after parts bag B:


The one-piece aluminum diff housings are a work of art. Machined with precision and stunning quality, and so satisfying to assemble. I donít want to know what they will cost as spares
Very nice car. Just a question. How much does that car weigh? Those bulkheads looks massive.
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Manual online:
https://kentech.wordpress.com/2022/1...-evo-8-manual/



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