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Old 11-11-2013, 03:04 PM   #1
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Default Vintage tamiya help

I got this car today just wondering what it is. Got it from a family friend said its a older tamiya has a manual speed controller.










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TA01 or TA02.
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It is a ta02! I love these older tamiya cars!
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It is a ta02! I love these older tamiya cars!
could this hold up to brushless
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It is a TA01 chassis, you can tell by the honeycomb pattern in the plastic tub chassis. TA02 had a smooth molded chassis. Looks like the front end was updated with the TA02 upgrade front arm set as it has the blue front knuckles and the original TA01 had red front knuckles. Body looks like maybe HPI. Tamiya BMW did not gave molded rear wing uprights. 21.5 or 25.5 brushless us mist you would want to put in. Hard 17.5 use would tear up the drive train.

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That's a TA02. (Shorter tub, blue knuckles and extended rear arms).

They are fine with brushless. I run one with a 13.5 with boost. You will need the hop up prop shaft (the std shaft is really thin and will slap about) also ensure you have bearings, metal motor mount and front UJ's and you will be sweet.

There are a lot of spares and hop-ups still available for this chassis as Tamiya still has trucks etc that share most of these parts.
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It is a TA01 chassis, you can tell by the honeycomb pattern in the plastic tub chassis. TA02 had a smooth molded chassis. Looks like the front end was updated with the TA02 upgrade front arm set as it has the blue front knuckles and the original TA01 had red front knuckles. Body looks like maybe HPI. Tamiya BMW did not gave molded rear wing uprights. 21.5 or 25.5 brushless us mist you would want to put in. Hard 17.5 use would tear up the drive train.

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it is definitely a ta02. The chassis is shorter than the ta01, which caused the need for the rear arms to be swept back. That is why it now fits the standard shell. There is no honeycomb in this chassis pictured? The arms and knuckles both are stock ta02

The biggest giveaway are the slots in the bottom of the chassis at the rear. That was only on the ta02.

Still wanna say its a ta01?
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it is definitely a ta02. The chassis is shorter than the ta01, which caused the need for the rear arms to be swept back. That is why it now fits the standard shell. There is no honeycomb in this chassis pictured? The arms and knuckles both are stock ta02

The biggest giveaway are the slots in the bottom of the chassis at the rear. That was only on the ta02.

Still wanna say its a ta01?
I don't think the chassis is shorter..I had the short TA02..the only different is the rear ams is flip around for shorter wheel base....
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The rear arms are toatally different than the ta01. The chassis is shorter, which requires the swept back arms.
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what he was saying that the TA02 has a shorter chassis than the TA01. (Moves the motor to me more mid mounted, allowing better rotation than the TA01)

The arms on the std TA02 (In the picture) are really swept back to keep the wheelbase the same. IF you had a different wheelbase TA02 you would have had shorter arms.
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what he was saying that the TA02 has a shorter chassis than the TA01. (Moves the motor to me more mid mounted, allowing better rotation than the TA01)

The arms on the std TA02 (In the picture) are really swept back to keep the wheelbase the same. IF you had a different wheelbase TA02 you would have had shorter arms.
yeah that what I was trying to say.
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