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11-08-2018, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Papi

This is only partiqlly true, most of single belt...

This is only partiqlly true, most of single belt designs wrap more than half of center pulley, which increases contact area. Also, torque doesn't split 50/50, rear axle transmits more force during...
11-03-2018, 01:32 AM
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Posted By Papi

Bulkheads and diffs fit from tb04/05, suspension...

Bulkheads and diffs fit from tb04/05, suspension from TRF416 is used on varety of Tamiya cars, basically only TB03 specific part is chassis, steering, motor mount and centre shaft.
11-02-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,773
Posted By Papi

I looks great! Aren't those "long"...

I looks great!

Aren't those "long" reversible arms from TRF415? These were used with small bearing hubs with shorter wheel axles. Tamiya made their arms shorter in 416, but I don't remember how...
Forum: Chat Lounge
10-08-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By Papi

I think that easiest somehow precise way how to...

I think that easiest somehow precise way how to measure it it wo be attaching flywheels with known inertia instead of wheels. Then measure acceleration
09-27-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3,134
Views: 779,659
Posted By Papi

Do you mean link between suspension arm and...

Do you mean link between suspension arm and damper lever? Check orientation of suspension arm, they have different position on every side
09-19-2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

I think it was in WTCC's MF fwd project, started...

I think it was in WTCC's MF fwd project, started by Kentech's article. I don'know, if i can find links.
Real cars having FF configuration was one of arguments, why MF should be prohibited. Other...
09-19-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

You don't consider it cheating, but Quinny45...

You don't consider it cheating, but Quinny45 calls it "cheater car" There was discussion few months ago, where lot of people were saying that FWD must have motor in front of axle, just because all...
09-19-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

It seems you didn'read first thing I have posted....

It seems you didn'read first thing I have posted. I reacted to this..



...by saing, that GTR LM is example of real car, which has engine behind front axle and driven front wheels. Other being...
09-19-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

Part time AWD means that cars is 2WD 99% of time,...

Part time AWD means that cars is 2WD 99% of time, qualifiing it more like 2wd than AWD. And if you deactivate AWD capability, it's not even part time AWD. Thats what I'm saying. Looks like you agree...
09-19-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

I am reading it. Then if AWD is disabled, what...

I am reading it. Then if AWD is disabled, what that car become?
That nissan prototype was designed to act as AWD only with ERS activated, which is only small fraction of time on track. Rest of time...
09-19-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

If part time system is disabled then how car...

If part time system is disabled then how car performs? Still like AWD or like normal 2wd variant?

Now back to RC - at which point AWD becomes 2WD? When youn remove belt? Or whole rear drivetrain?...
09-19-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

And difference in real and RC is? Nissan did...

And difference in real and RC is?
Nissan did disable ERS system in some races, so they did take away thing which makes it AWD. That car was designed to run as FWD, AWD was just "addon" for certain...
09-19-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

Well, then AWD RC cant be converted to FWD,...

Well, then AWD RC cant be converted to FWD, because of capability of rear wheels to be powered
09-19-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

Well, when it's part time AWD, what it is the...

Well, when it's part time AWD, what it is the rest of time? ;) proper term is part time AWD/part time FWD.

My logic is that AWD/FWD/RWD refers to driven axle in exact moment. Just like when you...
09-19-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

By your logic AWD cant be convertoed to FWD, it...

By your logic AWD cant be convertoed to FWD, it will be still AWD even when rear drivetrain is not used.

Nissan themselvs calls GTR LM as FWD. Will you argue with them?
09-19-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

Since GTRs rear wheels werent powered, it was...

Since GTRs rear wheels werent powered, it was FWD. It was designed to run as FWD most of time.
Just like AWD rc with removed rear belt, it's not AWD anymore just because 'it has capability'.

I...
09-19-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

Its drivetrain driven by IC engine is pure FWD,...

Its drivetrain driven by IC engine is pure FWD, with gearbox in front of engine. I found that ERS, which could drive rear wheels, was disabled in most races, so that car raced as FWD
09-18-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

Yes, it does, but only in short bursts by ERS -...

Yes, it does, but only in short bursts by ERS - if it's working, which wasnt case in most races. Main engine drives only front wheels, so it's FWD
09-18-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

Since when is Honda S2000 FWD or racing...

Since when is Honda S2000 FWD or racing prototype? :D
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it's true that MFF layout is not used nowadays, but in past there were many cars with this layout. Many models by Citroen an Renault,...
09-18-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,402
Posted By Papi

There are no real FWD with engine behind front...

There are no real FWD with engine behind front axle? :)
I know only one racing prototype (not based on production car) with FWD - and it has engine behind front axle...
09-12-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,773
Posted By Papi

[/left]Those threads are for downstops. ;)

[/left]Those threads are for downstops. ;)
09-12-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,773
Posted By Papi

Now it's perfect :D TT02 is truly versatile...

Now it's perfect :D TT02 is truly versatile chassis
09-11-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,773
Posted By Papi

It looks awesome :) Is it wrong angle of...

It looks awesome :)

Is it wrong angle of photo or are both front and rear driveshafts angled towards rear? That might have some adverse effects on handling
09-09-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,773
Posted By Papi

Well, you can't replace tub on TT01/02 without...

Well, you can't replace tub on TT01/02 without custom diff cases, as they're integrated into chassis. I think that's point, when TT02 becomes something different.

But you're right, Tamiya has...
09-09-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,773
Posted By Papi

Do you remember TA05 M-four? It didn't have many...

Do you remember TA05 M-four? It didn't have many TA05 parts. I think that as long as it uses TT02 tub, it is TT02
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