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Old 10-08-2014, 12:18 PM   #252
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Originally Posted by malkiy View Post
I don't really know anything about off-road. Besides layout what else is innovative about off-road? On the surfaces they don't look radically advanced.
The innovation is the fact of the recent use of machined alloy chassis, very aggressive cab forward bodies, mid motor & even center motor 2wd buggies--3 diffs for 4wd off road & designing cars AROUND current lipo technology--not designing cars around old style brick packs.

Why no center diff for 1/10 electric TC? It can give the corner speed advantage of a one-way without the negative effects (ie loss of front brakes) of a one way.

The aluminum chassis only came to on road (talking about electric) after it was tried and worked quite well in off road.
Jay Lestingi

Tamiya 419x/Associated TC7.1/Sanwa M12s/Xpert servos
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