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Old 10-17-2007, 09:19 PM   #1
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Default Can you Identify this TC4 Chassis?

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I'm new to on-road, and bought my first car recently used over the 'net.

Can anyone advise what type of aftermarket chassis my TC4 Has?
I've spent a few days looking all over google / ebay / etc with no luck.

The reason I ask, is the main drive shaft is worn out, and it is not stock. It is not a dogbone type shaft. So I would like to know what type of driveshaft and/or chassis is on this TC4.

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its not a TC4 it is a TC3
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Old 10-17-2007, 09:21 PM   #3
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It is a blue carbon fiber chassis from BMI. Jason at BMI has killer stuff thats for sure.
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I concur.
Though its a TC3 with the BMI chassis and nitro TC3 steering rack it looks like.
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First its a TC3 not a 4 and yeah that's a BMI chassis kit. Now as far as the shaft goes that's not the stock shaft. I'd contact the previous owner and ask what shaft he used and where he got it.
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... and a normal TC3/4 driveshaft should fit.
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... and a normal TC3/4 driveshaft should fit.
He would also need the tc3 or tc4 drive cups depending on the shaft
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He would also need the tc3 or tc4 drive cups depending on the shaft

and the pilot shafts they attach to. Cause this seems to be a one piece shaft simular to the one Tamiya used..
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That looks like a Diggity Designs TC3 Driveshaft setup.
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Whats the diff between tc3 and tc4
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Also change the spur while you have it apart.
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Old 10-17-2007, 10:48 PM   #12
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Thank you all!

This was my first time buying over the 'net, and have learned a few lessons...

I suppose the TC3/4 trouble was why I could not find the chassis. I will come up with a plan to replace the drive shafts. Right now looking at the diggity one piece.
http://www.diggitydesigns.com/xlr8_driveshaft.html
Anyone know if this is a direct drop in?

jeffb: Thanks, that is the only missing tooth, but yeah, it's gnarly.

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