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Old 04-28-2017, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by FMW
https://www.facebook.com/TamiyaUSA/

More information on the M-07:

The materials used are no longer ABS plastic. Instead, we are using FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic), which is the same material used on our TA-07, TB-04, etc...

There will probably be CRP versions of the plastic parts someday.
Will the M07 be TCS legal this year or have to wait?
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It's a mini me of my TA07. Thumbs up for the bumper and looks like the ball cups are long enough so no need for aftermarket turnbuckles.
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Originally Posted by tobyzhang
Will the M07 be TCS legal this year or have to wait?
Fred mentioned on another thread that it will be. Seems fdr won't be an issue.
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If fdr is the same, then all good for me.
Off to pre order now.
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Where can we preorder?
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Originally Posted by sipaboy
Where can we preorder?
M-07 Concept Chassis Kit (RC Model)

They're a few hop ups short, but will have them by summer.
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Originally Posted by sosidge
Even better pics on Tamiyablog now.

It might not be the step forward in performance i had hoped. The long arms are not as long as on my old Xevo Triumph and the weight may not be as far forward as the M05. It's nice to see a modern style though and the gear diff and battery access should be better.
Is it just me or does it appear there are multiple battery positions available? 3 in fact, one forward and one behind the one pictured. Maybe it's just an illusion.
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Originally Posted by monkeyracing
M-07 Concept Chassis Kit (RC Model)

They're a few hop ups short, but will have them by summer.
It says reservation closed. Anywhere else?
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Last I saw it was late June Japan release date. It might be a little bit before anyone is taking preorders.
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Old 04-30-2017, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by sosidge
...the weight may not be as far forward as the M05.
What makes you think this?
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Just had a big race over the weekend and found my gearbox felt a bit notchy afterwards. I pulled the gears out and found a pebble stuck in between the counter gear and the diff. The gears are chewed a bit but are still usable in a pinch. Is there a replacement diff gear casing for the 3Racing diff, or do I need to get a whole new diff?
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Originally Posted by Greg Sharpe
What makes you think this?
Battery appears to be further towards the rear. Perhaps also the motor.
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Originally Posted by gigaplex
Just had a big race over the weekend and found my gearbox felt a bit notchy afterwards. I pulled the gears out and found a pebble stuck in between the counter gear and the diff. The gears are chewed a bit but are still usable in a pinch. Is there a replacement diff gear casing for the 3Racing diff, or do I need to get a whole new diff?
To my knowledge you have to buy the whole diff kit. Always a chance I could be wrong
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Originally Posted by gigaplex
Just had a big race over the weekend and found my gearbox felt a bit notchy afterwards. I pulled the gears out and found a pebble stuck in between the counter gear and the diff. The gears are chewed a bit but are still usable in a pinch. Is there a replacement diff gear casing for the 3Racing diff, or do I need to get a whole new diff?
sak-f01 a/v2
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