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Old 12-14-2006, 02:25 AM   #1
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I have a tamiya MRE and a mini cooper. The std tamiya servo saver on these cars are kind of weak. There is too much flex when making quick turns. I am thinking about going direct but I am afraid of damaging my $100 servo.

Anyone has any suggestion on a more heavy duty servo saver? I am looking at Kimbrough 124 for gas cars, ofna heavy duty with metal insert.

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Old 12-14-2006, 03:20 AM   #2
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tamiya do a hi torque servo saver.


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Old 12-14-2006, 03:23 AM   #3
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Kimborough is the best, they have multiple sizes to best fit all scales.

Very good, never had a problem, they last a long time (years) aswell.

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If you want the tamiya ones in black, the part number is #51000. Those are the ones I use on my futaba s9550 and on my KO PDS-2413.
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The Mini's (and TL-01's) saver doubles as the mounting points for the tie-rods, so the high-torque tamiya servo saver can't do its job (the tamiya saver in these is longer than the "standard" saver). I don't know of any better replacement of that part. I'm sure one of the guys who own a Mini could come up and say what tricks they've done to stiffen it...

For the Tamiya touring cars I use the Kimbrough Servo Saver Mid-Size Without Holes (part no. 200). Much stiffer than the original saver, and the only reason why I get the no-hole saver is because the version sold with holes won't fit Tamiya's ball studs (the holes aren't big enough, and enlarging them would only crack the saver). Just my 2 cents...

BTW, does the MRE come with the #51000 servo saver (the black Tamiya one)?
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