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Old 05-19-2014, 07:21 PM   #1
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Default Narrowest Chassis 1/10 EP Touring Car

I looked through all the current touring cars and notice every one of the manufacturers claim that their chassis is narrower or the narrowest. So which car has the narrowest chassis ?
Take note this is not to compare performance of the car, but just to compare dimensions on what is considered narrow nowadays.
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I don't remember a company claiming 'narrowest' but I know a couple of aftermarket chassis are 85mm, which is the narrowest I've seenm
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My Exotech chassis for the Serpent S411 is only 82mm wide. It's pretty dam narrow.
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Kyosho KX-01,
Its a single belt drive vintage car.
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Kyosho KX-01,
Its a single belt drive vintage car.
While you are right up to a point, the KX-one had side pods that were the same level of the chassis, to place the ESC and servo, so that doesn't count. So I guess 82mm is the narrowest at this time ?
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ARC's car was extremely narrow but I can't remember the width.
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Found this. Narrow chassis, without motor and battery protruding over the narrow chassis.
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3Racing XI SPORT = 85mm
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Found this. Narrow chassis, without motor and battery protruding over the narrow chassis.
Thats very interesting. Do you have more info on that car ? What brand is it ?looks like an updated xray t1. Its okay to have the motor and battery protrude from the chassis. Asling as the lowest chassis level is as narrow as possible.
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Hobao H4 is the narrowest i've seen
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Thats very interesting. Do you have more info on that car ? What brand is it ?looks like an updated xray t1. Its okay to have the motor and battery protrude from the chassis. Asling as the lowest chassis level is as narrow as possible.
It looks like something that someone made on their own. I remember a guy modifying a TC6 with his own design to be really narrow.
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If you want the narrowest, take a look at the Tamiya TA03F.

http://www.tamiyausa.com/items/radio...-limited-58200

You can google it for more pics.
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sakura xi is 84mm
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I would agree on the old kyosho chassis. Then again Tamiya TL01 is ultra narrow at 2.5" x 2.5" tubular design. Wooowzerrr.

Drop the speed gears in and you'll hang right in there in the vta class.
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If you want the narrowest, take a look at the Tamiya TA03F.

http://www.tamiyausa.com/items/radio...-limited-58200

You can google it for more pics.
Oh yeah forgot that one, I even used to own one in 1999. I have designed my own chassis that is 70mm wide.
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