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12-02-2011, 05:34 PM
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Posted By K10wN

LOL :lol: It should be pretty obvious. There's...

LOL :lol: It should be pretty obvious. There's only one DF03MS like it. Using my Castle powered Fox as an avatar in TC now.
11-28-2011, 06:52 PM
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Posted By K10wN

You don't find many Five Stars upgrade parts for...

You don't find many Five Stars upgrade parts for sale outside of Japan. The DF03 mainshafts (FS7038 and FS7039) are hard to obtain at the best of times. Good luck with your search. Took me about a...
08-10-2011, 08:12 AM
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Posted By K10wN

The DT02 Tamiya 2WD will soon get a new addition...

The DT02 Tamiya 2WD will soon get a new addition in the spirit of the Horror Buggy (Holiday Buggy). The Sand Rover 2011 is listed as kit #58500. Has the same 380 motor, speed holes in the bonnet so...
08-08-2011, 10:17 AM
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Posted By K10wN

I musta missed it, what happened to the Manta Ray...

I musta missed it, what happened to the Manta Ray DF01 racing?

Last time I was there with my DF01 buggy it did an endo over the jumps (trying to do them as a set of doubles) tore off the rear...
11-29-2010, 09:22 PM
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Posted By K10wN

LOL!! That thing would tear up the track. I...

LOL!! That thing would tear up the track. I know, because I tore up my own track with mine. Boondall has a strict no fuel powered RC however.

I've been wanting to get down for another run. The...
11-20-2010, 09:22 PM
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Posted By K10wN

No problems stu22. I've now sold two of my three...

No problems stu22. I've now sold two of my three DF03s and the third one (boxart Dark Impact with a FS7038 mainshaft) is disused. I got so sick of buying new slipper sets and not being able to get...
01-03-2010, 07:12 AM
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Posted By K10wN

The pinion/spur on a DF03 are 0.5m metric, not...

The pinion/spur on a DF03 are 0.5m metric, not 0.6m. Every ratio you need can be obtained from the 0.5m sets.

http://www.roadrunner.hobby-site.com/pics/Tamiya_DF-03_Gear_Ratios.jpg

The MS kit...
12-02-2009, 03:47 PM
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Posted By K10wN

I'm attempting to have 3 vehicles ready to drive...

I'm attempting to have 3 vehicles ready to drive this trip down (19th Dec). I just hope all the parts I need get here in time.

Widened Mamba 4600Kv TA02 F-150 truck with DF01 arms, Modified Mamba...
11-25-2009, 02:21 AM
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Posted By K10wN

There's signs up there everywhere, no nitro/gas...

There's signs up there everywhere, no nitro/gas powered RC allowed, so electrics only. This is both on the RC track and for RC model boats on the lake.

19 Dec I'll be able to make it back down...
11-21-2009, 09:15 PM
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Posted By K10wN

It was a great day out. Long drive for me (3hr...

It was a great day out. Long drive for me (3hr each way) but well worth the trip. My poor Blazing Star copped a beating and will need quite a bit of repair. Track was very rutted out, so much that...
07-17-2009, 12:17 PM
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Posted By K10wN

Most times a motor will come with a recommended...

Most times a motor will come with a recommended FDR to use with it, if not they should have the information on their website (or on a website of a similar wind motor). This FDR they quote is for...
07-16-2009, 06:24 PM
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Posted By K10wN

With that motor at the standard gearing the motor...

With that motor at the standard gearing the motor is drawing far more amps than the ESC can handle (high load). The ESC is thermalling from being too hot because of this. Eventually it will kill...
07-14-2009, 12:53 AM
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Posted By K10wN

The dampers on the MS kit are the same as the...

The dampers on the MS kit are the same as the DF03 Hopup damper set, just a different spring set. I have them fitted to many models and don't have problems with any of the sets (5 sets). The black...
07-02-2009, 04:08 AM
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Posted By K10wN

5:1 FDR sounds a touch extreme. The standard...

5:1 FDR sounds a touch extreme. The standard gearing of 78T spur and 26T pinion on the 85mm buggy wheels see the DF03 travel at ~30km/h using the kit silvercan motor and TEU-101BK ESC.

Here is...
06-27-2009, 05:44 PM
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Posted By K10wN

This alloy mainshaft gear in the DF03 is a real...

This alloy mainshaft gear in the DF03 is a real problem (As much as many try to tell me it's not). I'd worn out 4 in as many months, and it's the only issue I've ever had with the chassis. Nothing...
05-10-2009, 05:15 PM
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Posted By K10wN

I'm western QLD mate :) My motor wires...

I'm western QLD mate :)

My motor wires exited toward the front of the car, so no need to loop them around over the top of the rear outdrive. I did need to trim the gearbox slightly above the...
05-10-2009, 08:22 AM
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Posted By K10wN

I've gone back to racing the 5700Kv TF Evo...

I've gone back to racing the 5700Kv TF Evo chassis with a Blazing Star body. Old faithful. Just gotta be careful landing from jumps with no slipper.

Belt drive and chassis with exposed gears are...
05-09-2009, 11:59 PM
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Posted By K10wN

I'm still on my first pinion and spur gear and...

I'm still on my first pinion and spur gear and they show no signs of wear. The pinion is steel.

The mainshaft gear is alloy and a press fit to the mainshaft and is sealed inside the gearbox. ...
05-09-2009, 07:05 PM
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Posted By K10wN

I'm retiring my DF03 MS. I've wornout 4...

I'm retiring my DF03 MS. I've wornout 4 mainshaft alloy gears in as many months. $85 to repair each time is ridiculous. Spur bag for the rear diff gear, bevel gear bag for the idler gear and...
04-20-2009, 05:14 PM
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Posted By K10wN

The IP4000's (25C) are rounded edge packs and fit...

The IP4000's (25C) are rounded edge packs and fit into all of my Tamiya tubs/battery holders. Only problem with them is they are 3mm longer and you need to trim the chassis slightly with the dremel...
04-20-2009, 05:24 AM
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Posted By K10wN

Castle do make some great products. Currently...

Castle do make some great products. Currently have 2 MamabaMax ESCs, 1 Sidewinder ESC, 1 Mamba Micro Pro ESC and 1 Sidewinder Micro ESC. In Castle motors I have 6 CM36s 5700Kvs, 6 CM36s 4600Kvs and...
04-19-2009, 07:20 PM
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Posted By K10wN

Li-Po fits in mine with room to spare. I'm using...

Li-Po fits in mine with room to spare. I'm using Intellect IP4000 7.4v packs.

I've been racing mine and the only issue I'm having is going through mainshaft alloy gears like they are made of soft...
03-23-2009, 06:51 AM
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Posted By K10wN

Does the RW Layshaft have a steel or alloy main...

Does the RW Layshaft have a steel or alloy main gear? Where can you get them from if they are steel?
03-13-2009, 05:53 PM
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Posted By K10wN

Like I stated, I put the numbers in MS Excel and...

Like I stated, I put the numbers in MS Excel and gave it a formula and it found 3.06. The FDRs match what is in the DF03, DF03 MS and DF03RA manuals.


You think?? How much air do yours get...
03-13-2009, 03:34 PM
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Posted By K10wN

#51369 DF-03RA Spur Gear Set (78T, 75T, rear ball...

#51369 DF-03RA Spur Gear Set (78T, 75T, rear ball diff gear)
#51370 DF03RA 0.5mm Pinion Gear 32T
#53923 DF03RA 0.5mm Pinion Gear (27T,29T)

Should cover all the 7:1 ratios with those 3.
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