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Old 12-11-2013, 12:13 PM
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How is this chassis on carpet? I am torn between the 418 and other MFG's. I run mostly on carpet and will hit a few TCS events.
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Originally Posted by Mechintosh View Post
How is this chassis on carpet? I am torn between the 418 and other MFG's. I run mostly on carpet and will hit a few TCS events.
Seems pretty good so far, Marc has been on Ronald's pace at the last two carpet races at ETS and Scandiano
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Old 12-12-2013, 03:38 PM
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https://www.facebook.com/tamiyatrf?ref=ts&fref=ts

New Facebook page by TRF team! A great 418 build by Takayuki Kono, most posts translate to english OK
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Originally Posted by kentech View Post
Completed the pictures and comment for the 418 yesterday, check if you're interested: http://kentech.blogs.se/

Thanks Kentech, based on your review I pulled the trigger on a 418 from RC Market! Now hopefully I ordered it soon enough to get the kit with the extra parts. Perhaps it will be good luck for me that when I ordered it it was already Friday the 13th in HK. LOL
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I don't own a 418.... What size hex do the diff screws have? I ask because I didn't enjoy working with 1mm hex screws on some Tamiya gear diff.
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Originally Posted by edhchoe View Post
I don't own a 418.... What size hex do the diff screws have? I ask because I didn't enjoy working with 1mm hex screws on some Tamiya gear diff.
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1.5mm
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Old 12-13-2013, 01:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Qatmix View Post
Cool Looking forward to mine as well
packing now !
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packing now !
Awesome!!!
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Originally Posted by dizope View Post
Awesome!!!
Morning post office open will ship
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Morning post office open will ship
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Thinking about buying another for parts. I want to support me LHS but this price is pretty low. Just check it this morning. About $470USD (shipping included).

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@JoeyE,

I was thinking exactly the same thing, i think they are very cheap considering the previous TRF417V5 (costs about 550$ or more).
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Old 12-14-2013, 11:40 PM
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Originally Posted by dizope View Post
I have mine on pre-order with a LHS but this looks like a steal! Do you know if it will come with the bonus parts?
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Kits coming from Japan or HK will not come with bonus parts. They will only come with US, Canadian and Euro kits. Tamiya is doing the bonus parts in these regions to help the local shops sell kits.
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What are the bonus parts?
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HK kits do have the bonus parts. Spare arms and option springs and sway bars
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