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Old 04-22-2004, 10:04 AM   #106
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not really what i expected that pic looks a bit iffy if you ask me hehe, it could be a tub but im not sure it could be a Poo picture. Who knows we'll just have to wait and see.. i wonder what Surikarn will be running at the pre-worlds in ... France i think?
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My drivetrain is smooth, thank you. I run my car at SoCal and there are a few EVO3s there but I don't know anyone who sand or tape their gearboxes.
My drivetrain is smooth too.. and spins for a LOOOng time...(i think) hahaha
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Old 04-22-2004, 01:17 PM   #108
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Default new wishbones!

By the looks of those pics, the wishbones seem slightly different to the current tamiya ones: notably the 3 shock mounting holes on the front.
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It also looks like new arms. Did you notice three holes for the lower shock mount???
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Old 04-22-2004, 05:33 PM   #110
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oops. sorry, didnt reed the above post. DOH!!!
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Yeah, it looks trick. Want to see oen in person though. Kinda cool that they are trying a different suspension arm though.

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Alright, here it is in Jpg. Just printscreen and save it in JPEG format.
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Old 04-22-2004, 07:38 PM   #113
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It also looks like new arms. Did you notice three holes for the lower shock mount???
Probably a running change to the old TA04 arms to allow for more adjustments.
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Alright, here it is in Jpg. Just printscreen and save it in JPEG format.

thanks AzNDRAGster

looking at the pic, I'm thankful I skipped on the Evo3 now I'm wondering if I should wait for the EVO5 instead..

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Shoot..it looks like they're using those ugly aluminum bulkheads again just like in TB EVO II.
Don't look like it... TBe1/2's bulkheads were flat slabs, and
there were plastic TGR housings for the gears.

The ones in the picture suggest the TBe3's plastic housing
has been replicated as a skeletal design; possibly drop-in
interchangeable with the old style - I'm hoping.

(so that'll make it an option for TB02 too... "marketing thinking")





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thanks AzNDRAGster

looking at the pic, I'm thankful I skipped on the Evo3 now I'm wondering if I should wait for the EVO5 instead..

You know what? I still want to buy em just for both collection and with minor mod be as fast as TC3s out there. Just because it is new it doesn't mean it's going to be better unless you're talking about from TB EVO II to EVO III to EVO III SE.
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My drivetrain is smooth too.. and spins for a LOOOng time...(i think) hahaha
Bubbles, I think you'd win if there is ever a EVO3 drivetrain spinning contest...
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Bubbles, I think you'd win if there is ever a EVO3 drivetrain spinning contest...
Not after I get my custom spurgear made.... 72t in 48dp to be
machined from solid billet tungsten!!

Hah, who's tranny is gunna spin longer THEN??
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Pfft...why wait? If they come out with ANOTHER Evo your'e gonna wait 3 months after it comes out for the announcement of the next Evo and wait another year til it comes out....then wait for the announcement of the next Evo. My dad proved to me that a slightly "older" Tamiya car (ie: 414 MII) can still outhandle 9/10 of the cars out there even if its not Tamiyas newest car

Just hang with the latest tech you can afford until you have the cash and/or need newer tech.

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Old 04-23-2004, 01:32 AM   #120
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They look like new cvd's/universals/driveshafts

Bulkhead looks plastic with aluminium brace from lower deck to shock tower and possibly top deck mound. But most of the diif housing still looks plastic.
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