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Old 09-08-2009, 11:31 PM   #1
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Getting one on trade and was wondering how good of a sedan they are. Never have raced on-road before so I am not to worried if its not as good as a Xray, etc

Also want to know what are some good spares to have. I already have diff gears from my B44.

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Old 09-09-2009, 03:31 AM   #3
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I have raced my TC4 for almost two years now. And it's been vary good to me. The best part is, it's a vary durable car. I still have a lot of spare parts in their packaging. And the part support is still vary good, and cheap.
I race with the tub chassis, but there is a carbon fibre chassis out there, for the TC3/4, made by Diggity Designs.
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The design of the TC4 is over a decade old... but it still works. It lacks the adjustment and precision of a newer kit, but they can still be plenty competative. Best part is that they are cheap, and parts are everywhere.
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The design of the TC4 is over a decade old... but it still works. It lacks the adjustment and precision of a newer kit, but they can still be plenty competative. Best part is that they are cheap, and parts are everywhere.
It's only about 5 years old and is actually quite adjustable. You can order the issue that has the review I did back in the day on it through the link below

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I can't see how newer cars are that much more adjustable than the TC4. Please elaborate.

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"Very". AS opposed to "vary". Promise I'm no Nazi, just trying to help.
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It's only about 5 years old and is actually quite adjustable. You can order the issue that has the review I did back in the day on it through the link below

http://rcdriver.com/toc_03-05.shtml
The TC4 is, other than a few small and minor changes, a TC3, which was designed and released in 1999.
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Ok so it's older. How does that make it less adjustable?
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"Very". AS opposed to "vary". Promise I'm no Nazi, just trying to help.
You have to admit, that's a pretty worthless post.

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It lacks the adjustment and precision of a newer kit, but they can still be plenty competative.
I think that's the best part about the car. It keeps things simple, without overwheming the driver with the thousands of possible adjustment that could be made. And often, never used. But there are enough aftermarket parts out there that could easily remedy that problem.
For me, the simplicity makes it more enjoyable to actually drive the car, than to worry about it. And I get about the same amount of preformance out of it as any other car out today.

The one particular thing that makes this car so special to me is, that it was my first car. After all the abuse and punishment I've inflicted on to it, it's still remains in one piece, and drives just as good as the day I bought it. Since then, my skills have improved, and now it drives like a touring car should.
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Ok so it's older. How does that make it less adjustable?
It doesn't.
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Ok, so to actually answer my question? What adjustment settings does the TC4 lack? That's all I want to know.
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You have to admit, that's a pretty worthless post.
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But to be on topic, I am also curious about the advancements/changes done to the TC4, to get a TC5. Or is that not even the case?
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Ah, forget it.
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