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Old 08-01-2008, 05:17 PM
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Tamiya is jumping into the truggy racing scene with the TRF801XT. This is definately going to be a competitive truck!

Check out www.trf801xt.com for pictures and the latest info!

Kit Features
3mm A7075 hard anodized Duralumin chassis
Machined aluminum shock towers, steering knuckles and engine mounts
Low wear, efficient straight line drive train
Carbon fiber servo plate and upper decks
Sealed radio box
Full ball bearings
Sealed bevel gear differentials
Spiral cut ring and pinion gears
Lock nut captured suspension hinge pins
Universal drive shafts
3 shoe aluminum clutch
15mm Large volume shocks with boots
17mm wheel hubs
Front and rear stabilizers
Turnbuckle brake linkage system
Dual 32mm brakes
High volume air filter
Low profile polycarbonate body
Adjustable turnbuckle linkages
Chassis side guards
High down force wing
150cc fuel tank
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Old 08-01-2008, 08:50 PM
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good to see your coming to play in the dirt with us bud. congrats on the new ride.

where can i find some up close picture of this thing??
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What's goin on Leon?

The website is going to have the best pics as of now, I would think they will be updating it quite a bit in the near future.
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Old 08-06-2008, 11:24 AM
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The unofficial word is that this truck will be out in the next month or so.

Jimmy Jacobson and Josh Numan both got to try it out for their first time in Connecticut and loved it. Both made the main, and Jimmy had a podium finish.
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Hey Trahn it's La Lotakoon What you talkin sik dolla fo dat won wat abot dis won
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Old 08-08-2008, 09:46 AM
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So this is a real honest attempt at a world's level race truck?
I love me some Tamiya so this would be nice.
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Would this mean that Tamiya is going to also release a Buggy? Would only make sense since most of the "core" parts would be the same.
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Well, lets hope this Tamiya kit doesn't turn out like all of their others... produce them for 6 months then parts dry up and the kit disappears. Tamiya never seems to truly get into the full-production race scene. Not yet at least...
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Old 08-09-2008, 01:31 PM
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This kit is here to stay. This is a full race ready Truggy with all of the hop ups that you will need to race.
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Any info about the price? Saw the videos of this kit..looks so agressive with stable handling...The body design is pretty good...
Nice one Tamiya USA...
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Originally Posted by scoopdaloop View Post
Well, lets hope this Tamiya kit doesn't turn out like all of their others... produce them for 6 months then parts dry up and the kit disappears. Tamiya never seems to truly get into the full-production race scene. Not yet at least...
Tamiya only releases a brand kit new from the ground up every few years from my experience, they build upon platforms that they already have and release revisions to that, it's up to the customer if they would like to buy the brand new kit, or update what they have.
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Originally Posted by Jimmy Jacobson View Post
Hey Trahn it's La Lotakoon What you talkin sik dolla fo dat won wat abot dis won
Heeeeeyy boy what you talkin? You not makin much sensin when you talkin today. Look like price might be mo than sics dolla.
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Kits should be shipping very soon!
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is this going to be better than the assocaited? lol jk randy
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Originally Posted by Jimmy Jacobson View Post
This kit is here to stay. This is a full race ready Truggy with all of the hop ups that you will need to race.
Well what happened to the 501X 4wd Buggy, wasn't out for long
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