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Old 01-30-2006, 05:03 PM   #12556
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Would any USA based 415 driver like to buy me a 4mm chassis when it is released and ship to me in the United Kingdom? This item won't be available in the UK and only from tamiyausa.com to USA based people.

I'd pay upfront by Paypal to a trustworthy user

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Old 01-30-2006, 05:32 PM   #12557
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I hope Tamiya Japan will release this 4mm chassis in the future so everyone who owns a TRF415MSX could buy the chassis.
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Old 01-30-2006, 06:09 PM   #12558
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sohlman, sounds good. I'll get to test out my R2 again this weekend and then head out to the Birds. So hopefully I'll get somethings figured out on it. I just can't wait to get this thing on asphalt!! But til then.....
Good luck at the Birds. The layout I ran this weekend was supposed to mimic the Birds layout exactly. Very technical. No real straight away. A real driver's track. I would love to go down for that race, but the Sunday it ends, is my first practice day a the WinNats.

Anyway, my first impressions of the MSX R2 are tremendously positive. The 4mm chassis will be a great addition, but it still works without it. I did have a problem with the 42mm drive shafts popping out of the front diff. 46mm shafts are too long for the foam tire mod and bind the suspension. I'm going to build the Yokomo front diff to see if it is any different than the Jergen (I think I spelled that right) aluminum diff. Anyone tried both?
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Thanks sohlman. Are you running HPI Pro4 steering knuckles and Corally steel bones like me? Or something else? I see that you are running the Jergen diff. I've never run them before. I'm using a Yokomo diff right now. And with the D/D blocks up front, the ends come close to the end. But not enough for me to worry. I'll have to check it out again tonight....
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Old 01-30-2006, 06:42 PM   #12560
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Would anyone be able to mill the ta04 arms to fit the MSXR2 kit so you can have a range of wheelbase adjustablity?
A lot of people have found that the old supension is far more consistant on carpet rubber than LW though you would put a faster lap on LW supension.
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Old 01-30-2006, 06:53 PM   #12561
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Would any USA based 415 driver like to buy me a 4mm chassis when it is released and ship to me in the United Kingdom? This item won't be available in the UK and only from tamiyausa.com to USA based people.

I'd pay upfront by Paypal to a trustworthy user

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Couldn't you just order it from Tamiya USA when it is available. It said it is "exclusively sold through tamiyausa" not "just sold to Americans." Too bad they don't seem to be releasing it before the end of carpet season.

Can't wait for my MSX to get here. BTW anyone have an extra locked center pulley they are willing to spare. Don't want to make an overseas order for just one small part.
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Old 01-30-2006, 08:30 PM   #12562
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One hint on using the older suspension on MSX... you could run the SS hardened arms up front to shorten the wheel base...
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Old 01-30-2006, 08:34 PM   #12563
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Thanks sohlman. Are you running HPI Pro4 steering knuckles and Corally steel bones like me? Or something else? I see that you are running the Jergen diff. I've never run them before. I'm using a Yokomo diff right now. And with the D/D blocks up front, the ends come close to the end. But not enough for me to worry. I'll have to check it out again tonight....
I'm running the HPI steering knuckles and "was" running the Tamiya 42mm aluminum bones. I just built the Yokomo diff and it's smaller, from end-to-end than the Jergen diff = 54mm vs 50mm. I think I can get away with using the 46mm bones now.?.?.? Let me go back and see.
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Old 01-30-2006, 09:26 PM   #12564
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It worked. With the Yokomo front diff mod you can use 46mm Tamiya aluminum drive shafts #53724 (or steel) with Tamiya ti axles #53681 (or steel) and the HPI Pro 4 knuckles. Put a .6-.7mm shim behind the axle and .5 shim on top of the knuckle...done.
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Couldn't you just order it from Tamiya USA when it is available. It said it is "exclusively sold through tamiyausa" not "just sold to Americans." Too bad they don't seem to be releasing it before the end of carpet season.

Can't wait for my MSX to get here. BTW anyone have an extra locked center pulley they are willing to spare. Don't want to make an overseas order for just one small part.

A couple of UK drivers have already contacted Tamiya USA and we have been told it will only be sold to US customers and they will not sell it to any one that is not living in the USA.
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Old 01-31-2006, 03:33 AM   #12566
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Here is my favourite Rubber Carpet setup!!
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Old 01-31-2006, 07:16 AM   #12567
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What kind of Servo Meazumi uses? It is a Kopropo but I need the whole name. I want to have it too


Thanks a lot!
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What kind of Servo Meazumi uses? It is a Kopropo but I need the whole name. I want to have it too


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It's probably a 2363 (the high speed one).
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Old 01-31-2006, 09:50 PM   #12569
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Should I use a spool or one way for this new track?
pics http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...page=316&pp=30 Post #9466 Post #9475

video of the track http://rapidshare.de/files/11926191/Mvi_0957.avi.html

Thats not me driving btw. local racers driving.
tried using spool on that track but there is a slight understeer going to the corners might try using one way instead but over all the kit performs very very well
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Old 01-31-2006, 11:02 PM   #12570
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A couple of UK drivers have already contacted Tamiya USA and we have been told it will only be sold to US customers and they will not sell it to any one that is not living in the USA.

Maybe UK drivers can lias with US drivers to get the chassis for you guys then ship it over to UK.
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