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Old 09-28-2020, 11:20 PM
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Cool 1:76 scale Turbo Racing nano car and mods.

I just purchase the newly released 1:76 scale TURBO RACING nano size Mini Cooper car! This fully proportional rc car is sooooo tiny! I'm planning to do some projects on this thing adding nice mods or scale bodyshell from some diecast body or something. If you guys bought one and make some mods post 'em here.

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Btw below are the dimension size details:
  • Length (bodyshell): 49mm
  • Width: 23mm
  • Height (bare chassis + lipo): 15mm
  • Wheelbase (hub to hub): 32mm


















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Old 09-29-2020, 12:40 PM
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Wow! Where'd you get it?
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Old 09-29-2020, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by superfly05 View Post
Wow! Where'd you get it?
I got it from Asiatees. But you can also get at many places such as Banggood and Aliexpress too. It started to pop-up everywhere. Just key in '1/76 Turbo Racing' if you're looking manually on search.
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Dang it! I guess another unplanned purchase coming my way. This might have to be my new spec class racing for my house.
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Some additional specs from AsiaTees:

Features:
  • 2WD finger-sized proportional radio-controlled car
  • Potentiometer patented steering design - the smallest steering in the world
  • Requires very little space to operate; driveable on almost any surface sizes
  • The miniature electronic control unit and drive unit are integrated for a high-precision, low-center-of-gravity chassis design
  • Easy to install chassis and car body shell without screws
  • High-quality hard plastic body
  • Two unpainted bodies are included for customization
  • Realistic simulated rubber tires
  • Driving front and rear lights
  • Built-in 75mAh lithium battery
  • Type-C charging port, charge with your portable power banks, laptops, phone chargers, and more
  • 40 min battery life for long playtime
  • Includes Turbo Racing P31 3 channel remote control transmitter
  • Turbo Racing P31 is a detachable remote controller for easy storage and carrying. It comes with a protective cover suitable for different hand shapes and allows for comfortable operation
  • The FHS/FHSS 2.4GHZ Telemetry System adapts to a variety of Turbo Racing remote control transmitters

Specification:
  • Scale: 1:76
  • Car weight: 13g
  • Driving distance: 30 meters
  • Driving time: 40 minutes
  • Steering angle: 30
  • Drive mode: Two-wheel drive
  • Proportional steering and throttle control
  • Size: 50x23x19mm
  • Weight: 13g
  • Battery Type: 3.7V Lithium
  • Battery Capacity: 75mAh
  • Charging: Type C (included)
  • Full charge: approx. ~30 minutes
  • 2.4GHz 3-CH radio
  • Transmitter size: 137 x 162 x 68mm

Includes:
  • Car (chassis & painted body)
  • Display case
  • Radio
  • Type C charging line
  • Binding plug
  • Manual
  • 2x Spare Body (non-painted white)

Requires:
  • 4x AAA battery (for remote)

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I'm not as familiar with FHS / FHSS radio protocol. Does anyone know of any hobby grade transmitters that would be compatible with this car or brands that might be compatible. I'd prefer not to use the included radio and would want multiple model memory support.
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Originally Posted by soulstice View Post
I'm not as familiar with FHS / FHSS radio protocol. Does anyone know of any hobby grade transmitters that would be compatible with this car or brands that might be compatible. I'd prefer not to use the included radio and would want multiple model memory support.
Then it may take a while, because FHS/FHSS can refer to protocols from different brands. It is more of a generic term . KO uses FHSS, Kyosho uses FHSS, flysky is the maker of kyosho's FHS/FHSS radio and its own AFHDS protocol is compatible with Kyosho's FHS.

The problem is Tubro Racing's electronic may have its own protocol. If my memory is correct, the MINIQ2 is from the same company and its radio is not compatible with any known company out there.
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1:64 vs 1:67
Btw here's the comparison in size between 1:64 Kyosho LaFerrari diecast vs 1:76 Turbo Racing mini cooper.






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Amazing how small this is, but honestly if it was 1:64 I'd probably be more excited as I've always wanted to have a proportional rc chassis for die cast. Given this is a weird 1:76 and a mini cooper body, how close is it to a 1:87 scale size model? I wondering if a 1/87 body would fit.

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Originally Posted by soulstice View Post
Amazing how small this is, but honestly if it was 1:64 I'd probably be more excited as I've always wanted to have a proportional rc chassis for die cast. Given this is a weird 1:76 and a mini cooper body, how close is it to a 1:87 scale size model? I wondering if a 1/87 body would fit.
Agreed! I cannot wait for a turnkey chassis I can stick a die cast Hot Wheel body on. I don't even care if it's fast or handles well. I kind of got there with bit charge cars, but the chassis were still too chunky to pull it off cleanly, and it's not proportional.
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Originally Posted by soulstice View Post
Amazing how small this is, but honestly if it was 1:64 I'd probably be more excited as I've always wanted to have a proportional rc chassis for die cast. Given this is a weird 1:76 and a mini cooper body, how close is it to a 1:87 scale size model? I wondering if a 1/87 body would fit.
I've never seen 1:87 bodies yet but according to few people who pm'ed me a sedan size 1:87 like a volvo or honda civic more likely would fit in because of the similar wheel base distance however the height can be a bit problem because of piggy back lipo battery. I'm right now trying to improvise a custom 3d printed bodyshell i got from thingiverse.com see it it work.

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Agreed! I cannot wait for a turnkey chassis I can stick a die cast Hot Wheel body on. I don't even care if it's fast or handles well. I kind of got there with bit charge cars, but the chassis were still too chunky to pull it off cleanly, and it's not proportional.
Its doesn't handle fast because it drives scale speed because its running on worm gear rather than standard pinion gear...that means it doesn't coasting as you release the throttle. The car is great for miniature city diorama drive.
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Work in Progress: 3D printed 1:76 scale TOYOTA AE86 TRUENO
Alright so i've chosen to 3d print an AE86. Since the printing resolution is too rough to 3D print at such size i'll need to put extra works to smoothen the surface, sanding and some putty work. Btw the wheelbase fitting and width is perfect but some aesthetics details put some work.
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WIP 60%: TOYOTA AE86
Reporting back about progress on my TOYOTA AE86 mods! Perfect fit!!! Just still need to do some paint clean up. some touch up works and detailing!

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Cool 1:76 TOYOTA AE86 TRUENO

Completed! TOYOTA AE86 TRUENO
Ok guys i'm completed the mods! After final touch up i present your the TOYOTA AE86 TRUENO body kit! Looking good! Time to race!

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Are the Turbo Racing controllers the only one that work with this? Any that have multiple model memory that work?
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