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Old 03-03-2014, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Juan Aveytia View Post
Are you Gus sure that was Marc's or Victors car? I don't think it is
Yeah, you're right. The motor on that car is a 13.5T.
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:57 PM
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I remembered when I bought a Kyosho TF2 back in the day, it came with an aluminum chassis. Looks likes aluminum chassis are making a comeback~!
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just to be sure. marc/victor did not use alu chassis. beni stutz did in pro stock.
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Old 03-04-2014, 06:12 AM
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Originally Posted by vitomon View Post
just to be sure. marc/victor did not use alu chassis. beni stutz did in pro stock.
By the way. Where did Beni Stutz end up for the race?
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Old 03-04-2014, 06:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Juan Aveytia View Post
By the way. Where did Beni Stutz end up for the race?
Qualified 10 A & finished 9 A
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Old 03-04-2014, 10:05 PM
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No pics from Marcs car on his Facebook Profile

First Race without pics from the car
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Old 03-05-2014, 10:39 AM
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It looks like there are re-stocking delays in the Asian market for the 418. I wonder if Tamiya is holding off so that they may release an update?
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Old 03-05-2014, 10:49 AM
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You may be correct. I contacted Banzai Hobby asking when the 418 would be re-stocked as they have them at a very good price. They replied saying the 418 was discontinued. I thought it might be a language issue or misunderstanding, but maybe there will be changes to the car???
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:12 AM
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I shop from them regularly as well. They told me that they had non eta on restock as well. I just unloaded my 416 and spares.. Guess I will hang on to the $ for now
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Lets hope they dont change it... I just ordered mine today... haha...
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Old 03-05-2014, 03:58 PM
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I just moved to Las Vegas, I should wait and see what the on-racing here is even like before dropping $ on it.. But then the fact that I don't have a carbon fibre and tamiya blue chassis in my stable keeps me up at nights lol
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Old 03-06-2014, 12:12 AM
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They only do limited runs of the 418, usually the second run is around April/May. I think the 418 is the easiest TRF to drive for a long time, although that can make me a little conservative when racing, my 417's always kept me on my toes and in a way that made me more 'on it' when driving.
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Old 03-06-2014, 04:16 AM
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Hello people, pretty little Posts here on the 418 thread.

Tonisport has 2 Versions of an 418 Raceberry Lower deck in Stock

soft & hard Version
the link can not write, but you know yes the shop
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Old 03-06-2014, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Qatmix View Post
They only do limited runs of the 418, usually the second run is around April/May. I think the 418 is the easiest TRF to drive for a long time, although that can make me a little conservative when racing, my 417's always kept me on my toes and in a way that made me more 'on it' when driving.
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I've only run my 418 twice, on carpet, but I walk away with the impression this car is easier to drive and also reacts to setup changes a little better. By no means is it slow though. Maybe Tamiya had the club racer in mind when they developed this kit?
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by ittjv View Post
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I've only run my 418 twice, on carpet, but I walk away with the impression this car is easier to drive and also reacts to setup changes a little better. By no means is it slow though. Maybe Tamiya had the club racer in mind when they developed this kit?
I am just a regular joe club racer. It is a lot of fun and I think people tend to forget this is a hobby and take this stuff way to seriously. Just my opinion.

I really love my 418 and I don't have the budget to chase setup after setup. Just gets to be too crazy sometimes.
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