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Old 02-11-2021, 10:29 AM
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My family has ran TT01s for over 10 years and haven't had a problem with the driveshafts. Getting the rear gear in can be a pain and I'm guessing you used some force to get it in based on your comments which did probably bend it slightly. It can rattle around and outside of the Eurotruck class, I've used a Tamiya dogbone foam spacer on one end of the drive shaft to take out some of that play.
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Old 02-13-2021, 08:42 PM
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New driveshaft fixed the noise.
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Old 02-14-2021, 05:57 AM
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Originally Posted by WhiteLX
New driveshaft fixed the noise.
‘where did you get the parts?
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Old 02-14-2021, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by jgraham37128
‘where did you get the parts?
Amain
https://www.amainhobbies.com/tamiya-...005713/p752924
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Old 02-18-2021, 01:01 PM
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I ordered mine should be here Saturday. I did have to bend mine to get it in. Didn't think it would affect it but it did.

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Old 02-18-2021, 01:13 PM
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We kicked off our euro truck last summer and I think two of the guys had a wobbly center driveshaft too, one of which was really bad. A replacement shaft cured it.
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Old 03-10-2021, 01:30 PM
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Thinking about getting back in to a truck. Buggyra or Cabover? I prefer the cabover look, but does the other constantly out perform it?
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Old 03-10-2021, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by thirtydaZe
Thinking about getting back in to a truck. Buggyra or Cabover? I prefer the cabover look, but does the other constantly out perform it?

The racers I know who had th cabover have switched to the Fire Fox.
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Old 03-10-2021, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by thirtydaZe
Thinking about getting back in to a truck. Buggyra or Cabover? I prefer the cabover look, but does the other constantly out perform it?
Cab over is king at my track
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Old 03-10-2021, 03:23 PM
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I've run both and think it may be track dependent. The Cab Over definitely feels more in the carpet and sensitive to steering input. The FatFox is also fast but it feels more on top of the surface. It all depends what you like. I was a diehard FatFox guy until I tried the new Mercedes. I like them both.
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Old 03-10-2021, 06:23 PM
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20 Minute A-main at Revelation Raceway this past weekend. I always feel like we should have some Benny Hill music playing

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Originally Posted by thirtydaZe
Thinking about getting back in to a truck. Buggyra or Cabover? I prefer the cabover look, but does the other constantly out perform it?
Mercedes > Fat Fox > Man

Merc is the best between the steering of the Man and the easygoing handling of the Fat Fox
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Originally Posted by MikeO
Mercedes > Fat Fox > Man

Merc is the best between the steering of the Man and the easygoing handling of the Fat Fox
Do you race on asphalt or carpet?
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Originally Posted by Dan
Do you race on asphalt or carpet?
Very low traction carpet. Home Depot carpet off road track, jumps removed, no sauce. When the weather was in the 70’s-80’s (Fahrenheit) I was gluing sidewall to the beginning of the first tread block with the Man body. But that was as much traction as we ever had.

Ran back to back Man Vs Merc on one truck and then ran the same set up on a Fat Fox (dads truck) for comparison.
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Originally Posted by MikeO
Very low traction carpet. Home Depot carpet off road track, jumps removed, no sauce. When the weather was in the 70’s-80’s (Fahrenheit) I was gluing sidewall to the beginning of the first tread block with the Man body. But that was as much traction as we ever had.

Ran back to back Man Vs Merc on one truck and then ran the same set up on a Fat Fox (dads truck) for comparison.
what was the end result. Which body was the best on your local track?
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