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12-17-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 470
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Posted By Tom1977

Unlikely they use a new molding for the R. It's...

Unlikely they use a new molding for the R. It's the standard chassis with another material.
That's the last iteration before a TB06 starts and the costs for a new mold are really high.

I guess...
12-13-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Exactly this! :nod: Stopped this long time ago....

Exactly this! :nod:
Stopped this long time ago. Those bodys are useless money spending, as long as somebody comes around with a better, higher, super, faster, lighter body.

That's exactly the...
12-12-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

The Tamiya extenders are a tight fit with those...

The Tamiya extenders are a tight fit with those new 420 B-parts. I additionally super glued them, no clip necessary. Technically they are ok, but I'm keen to see, if Tamiya will solve this problem in...
12-12-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Technically these extenders are ok. But I...

Technically these extenders are ok.

But I could imagine, that many newbies would get frustrated very quick, if they want to build their favourite body shell, where the body mounts are too short by...
12-12-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

So much effort, only to get one or two holes...

So much effort, only to get one or two holes more...:rolleyes:
But here is the solution:
...
12-12-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Seems to be the new must have hop-up, if you use...

Seems to be the new must have hop-up, if you use Tamiya's own shells...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/20201212_121254_f2551ca582f3e6dd638b0f1287aac550326f5d7d.jpg
12-12-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Yes, I know, but they are way too fiddly and...

Yes, I know, but they are way too fiddly and flimsy...
I have them in my spare parts box.

But thanks for the hint. I hope they update the B-Parts.
12-12-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Design flaw

There is strongly an update of the new TRF420 parts needed...
They are way too short and not even compatible with Tamiya's own shells. :flaming:

What has Tamiya thought, while designing it? That...
12-12-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 192,658
Posted By Tom1977

TB05R

First picture of the TB05R:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/tamiya_47456_tb_05r_chassis_kit_89f01d3c3996605bbb55feb15f3630c87466a7b0.jpg

Seems, there is nothing...
12-05-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Comparison...

TA07MS vs. TA07MSX
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/20201205_120116_8484b6ca63f259763b03d6b05d4aa30c552adf48.jpg...
12-03-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

This chassis tends to be underweight, which...

This chassis tends to be underweight, which really surprised me. It seems, Tamiya made his homework, as this kit is the first one, I would say, no special weight reduction actions needed.
...
12-01-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Finish! :) ...

Finish! :)

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/20201202_000209_306650d524db1a5c115cd7b35d36bf6afdd6d5a0.jpg...
11-29-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

As someone asked, for what I'm using the 850...

As someone asked, for what I'm using the 850 bearing out of my hop-up list:

It's for the differential. I do this since the TRF419x instead of the bushings.
I also use a red o-ring instead of the...
11-29-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Build is going straight...no hassles so far! ...

Build is going straight...no hassles so far!
For me that's the real TRF420. Beautiful chassis!
...
11-24-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

They are there :lol: Bottom row in the...

They are there :lol:
Bottom row in the middle...
I already opened the box and studied the manual. Tamiya even included the brand new TRF damper o-rings (30 degrees shore).
I'm still waiting for...
11-24-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Ready to rumble... :) I'm really excited about...

Ready to rumble... :)
I'm really excited about this kit since the MS came out.

...
11-21-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,444
Posted By Tom1977

Very nice! :nod: Mine is underway and will...

Very nice! :nod:
Mine is underway and will arrive next week.

Some questions, as I plan some upgrades from start, and there is still no manual online:

1. Did Tamiya really ditch the motor fan...
11-21-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 763,117
Posted By Tom1977

Nope, direct fit. I had only to flat out the...

Nope, direct fit.
I had only to flat out the bottom of the damper stays a little bit.
11-21-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 763,117
Posted By Tom1977

Rear: ...

Rear:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/20201121_130859_f267b36d3beb2ac13134d4ff54fb78bd113b77db.jpg...
11-21-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 763,117
Posted By Tom1977

Adding an 8 grams total on a car, compared to the...

Adding an 8 grams total on a car, compared to the graphite reinforced plastics:
...
11-21-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 763,117
Posted By Tom1977

;) Front is ready! ...

;)
Front is ready!

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/20201121_105344_394d6209f5d0a3ec1316264696a40777d3394994.jpg...
11-20-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 763,117
Posted By Tom1977

Aluminium Bulkheads

Finally Tamiya released aluminium bulkheads:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/310x310/tamiya_54985_3_310x310_0_8b72a9e382e6cd2e70ea73844384e4af3ddd364d.jpg
You need two sets...
08-14-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Tom1977

For me it's rather questionable why ppl still use...

For me it's rather questionable why ppl still use Locktite.
At the beginning of my rc career I suffered the same problems. After the first destroyed chassis and aluminium parts I stopped using it.
...
08-05-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 106,489
Posted By Tom1977

These are not the SSBB. The shocks are the kit...

These are not the SSBB. The shocks are the kit included normal Big Bores. I only exchanged the thread collars to the large diameter ones for use of large diameter springs. Also the spring perches are...
08-02-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Tom1977

Motors normally have metric M3. Never heard of...

Motors normally have metric M3.
Never heard of imperial threads on motorscrews, so I would try a M3.
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