Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road
Tamiya mini cooper >

Tamiya mini cooper

Like Tree288Likes

Tamiya mini cooper

Old 03-06-2006, 04:33 PM
  #1321  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (31)
 
HotrodHopkins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Asphalt Unlimited Customs, Baltimore MD
Posts: 3,144
Trader Rating: 31 (100%+)
Default

that's prolly the best out of the way spot to put it, and safe.
HotrodHopkins is offline  
Old 03-06-2006, 05:40 PM
  #1322  
Tech Champion
iTrader: (38)
 
danjoy25's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 5,168
Trader Rating: 38 (100%+)
Default

More info on the new M03-M. Looks like only 3 new things are different from the M03 that we have now.
Attached Thumbnails Tamiya mini cooper-tamiya_32.jpg  
danjoy25 is offline  
Old 03-06-2006, 06:28 PM
  #1323  
Tech Addict
iTrader: (6)
 
RaceBucks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Huntington Beach, Ca.
Posts: 512
Trader Rating: 6 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by danjoy25
More info on the new M03-M. Looks like only 3 new things are different from the M03 that we have now.
Good picture, it describes the changes well.

1. Extension looks in between M-03 and M-03L; some handling implications here.
2 & 3. The new front and rear uprights look thinner, that they say is weight savings, but I'm sure that is negligable; and for many of us the beefier plastic still warps so we got the aluminum front uprights, thinner sounds worse. You can already get bearings and 2 degree toe in so this doesn't look any different here.

Doesn't sound like the M-03M suspension is going to obsolete the other M-03's; just a mid-preference wheel base packaged with 1/2 the bearings we need. Nice looking though.
RaceBucks is offline  
Old 03-06-2006, 09:22 PM
  #1324  
Tech Addict
 
rayman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Catch me if you can!
Posts: 741
Default

Originally Posted by danjoy25
More info on the new M03-M. Looks like only 3 new things are different from the M03 that we have now.
The rear hub looks like the mo3,tlo1 rear toe in hopup part before. I dont think its new. I could be wrong.
rayman is offline  
Old 03-06-2006, 09:46 PM
  #1325  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (74)
 
Customworksking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Springfield ILLINOIS
Posts: 3,665
Trader Rating: 74 (100%+)
Talking mini

didn't win TCS got 2nd did learn a lot I will post a new much faster set-up for the mini M03L soon....Kevin
Customworksking is offline  
Old 03-06-2006, 11:23 PM
  #1326  
Tech Master
iTrader: (12)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: San Luis Obispo,CA
Posts: 1,394
Trader Rating: 12 (100%+)
Default

Cant wait to see it. Customworksking. you dont have a line on a used , but in excellent condition Custom Works Aggressor, do you? They are very hard to find used. Looks like you guys dont give them up after you bought them. Thanks . Phil

www.fastlapslo.com
tunnelhead is offline  
Old 03-06-2006, 11:35 PM
  #1327  
Tech Elite
 
t4m1y4niac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 4,310
Default mini

Originally Posted by racenut
I agree its nothing but a bling-bling. the alum clamp type(fiined) heatsink is much better.
in my opinion, mini's heat sink is quite usefull during racing, when motor get hot (even if you using a thick paper when mounting the motor) it will meke the motor mounting made of plastic a little bit softer and make motor not stay consistent, if u using the mini's heat sink, the aluminium will help the motor to stay put.
t4m1y4niac is offline  
Old 03-06-2006, 11:51 PM
  #1328  
Tech Elite
 
t4m1y4niac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 4,310
Default mini

Originally Posted by asw7576
How is the feeling when using solid axle ?

I'm thinking to use solid axle to minimise wheel spin.

Answer for your question about 22t pinion ? I think it's not possible, max. is 21t ( after the spur gear is worn out ). As everybody know this is illegal for TCS / TAC .
thanks for answer.in my place, no rules for mini racing..it's out law..except in race that provide by Tamiya Indonesia.
using solid axle = no diff action, where ever & when ever u squeeze the throttle, forward power is out from those front tyres, no slip. the neg effect is just a very little bit under steer, so now depend on your throtlle control. but for me ....solid axle is magnificent!!!
just try it...
t4m1y4niac is offline  
Old 03-07-2006, 01:03 AM
  #1329  
Tech Master
 
akuhon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,155
Default

Originally Posted by t4m1y4niac
thanks for answer.in my place, no rules for mini racing..it's out law..except in race that provide by Tamiya Indonesia.
using solid axle = no diff action, where ever & when ever u squeeze the throttle, forward power is out from those front tyres, no slip. the neg effect is just a very little bit under steer, so now depend on your throtlle control. but for me ....solid axle is magnificent!!!
just try it...

Tamiya did make the solid axle for gear diff case..
Check this pic.
Attached Thumbnails Tamiya mini cooper-fixed-axle.jpg  
akuhon is offline  
Old 03-07-2006, 01:54 AM
  #1330  
Tech Initiate
 
ckbridge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 27
Default Lock your diff

The G-parts from the VW Touareg has two plastic pieces that replace the spider gears to lock the rear diff. They are on Tamiya part number 9005422 and should be available from Tamiya.

http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/ite...uct-id=9005422

Its nice that it is a reversable mod. But I don't think that it is TCS legal. Take a look at the exploded view of the Touareg and you can see them as G-5 near the rear diff.

http://www.tamiyausa.com/pdf/58324e.pdf
ckbridge is offline  
Old 03-07-2006, 08:11 AM
  #1331  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (74)
 
Customworksking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Springfield ILLINOIS
Posts: 3,665
Trader Rating: 74 (100%+)
Lightbulb ??????

Originally Posted by tunnelhead
Cant wait to see it. Customworksking. you dont have a line on a used , but in excellent condition Custom Works Aggressor, do you? They are very hard to find used. Looks like you guys dont give them up after you bought them. Thanks . Phil

www.fastlapslo.com
I think I do know where 1 is I will PM you soon K......
Customworksking is offline  
Old 03-07-2006, 09:53 AM
  #1332  
Tech Master
iTrader: (12)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: San Luis Obispo,CA
Posts: 1,394
Trader Rating: 12 (100%+)
Default

Thanks Custom.
tunnelhead is offline  
Old 03-07-2006, 02:57 PM
  #1333  
Tech Champion
iTrader: (38)
 
danjoy25's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 5,168
Trader Rating: 38 (100%+)
Default

Guys,

Anyone here knows the part # for the extension piece for the M03-M yet. Got my RS4 mini Honda Civic bodies today and can't wait until end of the month.
danjoy25 is offline  
Old 03-07-2006, 07:32 PM
  #1334  
Tech Champion
iTrader: (3)
 
Nova F1 Racer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Peoples Republic of Northern Virginia
Posts: 5,682
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by danjoy25
Guys,

Anyone here knows the part # for the extension piece for the M03-M yet. Got my RS4 mini Honda Civic bodies today and can't wait until end of the month.
it's in this thread somewhere, do a search...
Nova F1 Racer is offline  
Old 03-07-2006, 07:44 PM
  #1335  
Tech Master
 
tamiyarcracer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Auburn, WA
Posts: 1,633
Default

Originally Posted by danjoy25
Guys,

Anyone here knows the part # for the extension piece for the M03-M yet. Got my RS4 mini Honda Civic bodies today and can't wait until end of the month.
51238 M-03M F PARTS
From what I can tell it isn't going to be availible till the end or march
tamiyarcracer is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Your Privacy Choices -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.