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Old 07-09-2010, 05:42 PM   #1
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Default Hop ups for the Tamiya TB-02

I want to know does that TA-05 parts and the TB Evo 3 parts work on the TB-02? Cause my friend has alot of TB-03 parts that he wants to give me but i dont want to get them and they dont work so someone help me out please?
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:23 PM   #2
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The TA-05 suspension arms, hubs and carriers will fit and work just fine. The dogbones from the TA-05 are a couple of mm longer so I haven't tried fiting them when my TB was standard.
After reading how so many people have had trouble with TB-02 diffs I tried assembling a couple with TA-05 plastic halves left over from upgrading to aluminium. With an extra bearing, some washers and shims to fine tune the fit they've proven rock solid. I did use a pair of TA-05R drive shafts on one side as the out-drives are shorter, but it all fell together and works flawlessly.
I'm still toying with the idea of trying TB-03 diff halves but haven't got my hands on a set yet to see how they measure up.
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ok thanks for the help if you find out more let me knw ok thanks again
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The TA-05 suspension arms, hubs and carriers will fit and work just fine. The dogbones from the TA-05 are a couple of mm longer so I haven't tried fiting them when my TB was standard.
After reading how so many people have had trouble with TB-02 diffs I tried assembling a couple with TA-05 plastic halves left over from upgrading to aluminium. With an extra bearing, some washers and shims to fine tune the fit they've proven rock solid. I did use a pair of TA-05R drive shafts on one side as the out-drives are shorter, but it all fell together and works flawlessly.
I'm still toying with the idea of trying TB-03 diff halves but haven't got my hands on a set yet to see how they measure up.
This means i can use the Ta-05 diff in my TB-02? great
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This means i can use the Ta-05 diff in my TB-02? great
Sort of, basically you build a TA-05 diff around the TB-02 ring gear. Just be sure to use something to pack out the longer side of the diff. I used a 15x10 bearing, a 10mm washer and a few shims so it all sits nicely inside the housing.
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thanks do you know a good site to get the parts from thats in the usa cause money tight so i cant get from jp
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thanks do you know a good site to get the parts from thats in the usa cause money tight so i cant get from jp
Can't help much with that sorry, I'm in New Zealand.
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And this mean the Ta05 spool will fit as well..
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And this mean the Ta05 spool will fit as well..
o ok so can anyone tell me where to get the parts from here in the usa
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And this mean the Ta05 spool will fit as well..
I doubt it would. Just had a look at mine and it has three holes through which you bolt the pulley on. The TB-02 ring gear has 10 holes for the diff balls, so you'd only get one screw in, assuming it's on the same diameter.
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Well a Tamiya (#54057) TB-03 Front One-Way Unit work on the TB-02
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