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Old 02-24-2008, 02:20 AM   #1
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Is anyone still racing this chassis out there? I just got this from a firesale (yes, I know, this is very very old) but I am wondering if there are any setup/racing tips for this starter car.

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Is anyone still racing this chassis out there? I just got this from a firesale (yes, I know, this is very very old) but I am wondering if there are any setup/racing tips for this starter car.

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http://www.tamiyaxtreme.com/forum/vi...6e012b52576182

try the above link...
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ya....keavze used to drive mk2 too.... and i find his car not bad even it is not a high end car!
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yup, with the right engine and car setup, it can be competitive...
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Hey thunder

I was at a local store in our area and saw they had some hop ups for your car. Thet have the rear alum arms, front alum 10 deg caster blocks and a c ouple of other things. The hobby store is Ultimate hobbies in Orange California. I hope this helps.
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Actually I was hoping this would be my intro car since I am still trying to figure out hot to properly setup the engine. I can get it started no problems, but I am having problem tuning to top speed since it is going slower than my EP with brushless 4.5R. Also the engine dies fairly easily at idle. Am I doing something wrong?
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Actually I was hoping this would be my intro car since I am still trying to figure out hot to properly setup the engine. I can get it started no problems, but I am having problem tuning to top speed since it is going slower than my EP with brushless 4.5R. Also the engine dies fairly easily at idle. Am I doing something wrong?
hi, can i know what engine are u using? the stock mk2 engine?

1. There might be some reasons why ur engine dies easily at idle:

- first check is your glow plug in good condition
- next check your air hole opening when it is at idle position. It might be too small to maintain the idle
- if not, check if ur LEN is it too lean of too rich... (can do a search at the forum for more detail on engine tuning)

2. No top speed:

- Is your HEN set at a very rich zone?
- what is your engine running temp?
- Is there oil/fuel coming out of your exhaust? if yes, you are runing rich... u can try lean ur HEN a bit...at the same time check the running temp
- if not u can try up ur gears ratio.
Other than that... u might be use to playing fast ep car...therefore stock engine might be slow for u....therefore u can change to a faster want!
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hi, can i know what engine are u using? the stock mk2 engine?

1. There might be some reasons why ur engine dies easily at idle:

- first check is your glow plug in good condition
- next check your air hole opening when it is at idle position. It might be too small to maintain the idle
- if not, check if ur LEN is it too lean of too rich... (can do a search at the forum for more detail on engine tuning)

2. No top speed:

- Is your HEN set at a very rich zone?
- what is your engine running temp?
- Is there oil/fuel coming out of your exhaust? if yes, you are runing rich... u can try lean ur HEN a bit...at the same time check the running temp
- if not u can try up ur gears ratio.
Other than that... u might be use to playing fast ep car...therefore stock engine might be slow for u....therefore u can change to a faster want!

Good suggestions. Actually I am running the stock engine and it runs about 220-230 degrees already and I think that's the limit for it right?
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I got my new TZ and it is so much better than the old engine.

My only problem is I don't think I have the linkage set right. Does any one still have this old MK2 and can post a picture of the throttle linkage/servo setup?

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I got my new TZ and it is so much better than the old engine.

My only problem is I don't think I have the linkage set right. Does any one still have this old MK2 and can post a picture of the throttle linkage/servo setup?

http://www.tamiya.com/english/rc/manuals.htm

hi,
u could download the manual for the TG10-MK2 and follow the linkages inside...

i believe u had the TG10-MK2S?

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http://www.tamiya.com/english/rc/manuals.htm

hi,
u could download the manual for the TG10-MK2 and follow the linkages inside...

i believe u had the TG10-MK2S?


Cool, this is exactly what I need. Thanks so much.

Yes, I run the TG10-Mk2s.


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Cool, this is exactly what I need. Thanks so much.

Yes, I run the TG10-Mk2s.


no worries...

btw, since u upgraded yr engine, there're some stuffs u need to hopup too on yr mk2s to be able to handle the power.

just look closely at the mk2 manual and u'll spot the differences.
i would recommand hopups on yr differential drive internals.

have fun...
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