• Tamiya Mini Racing

    I have been asked about the possibility of running a Tamiya Mini class. We now have a Mini kit for sale in each store and we will see what happens.
    Attachment 159This is the radio controlled, electric powered, 1/10 scale
    Rover Mini Cooper kit with the M-05 Chassis from Tamiya.

    FEATURES: Chassis: Resin monocoque design, composite construction with
    extensions to build a short, medium or long wheelbase chassis
    Drive: Front wheel
    Shocks: Plastic body friction type
    Shock Towers: Composite construction
    Motor: 540 size
    Electronic Speed Control: Tamiya TEU-101BK, TAMM3194
    Gearbox: Sealed, integral with chassis
    Transmission: Single speed, ball bearing equipped
    Differential: Three bevel gear
    Suspension: Four wheel independent double wishbone
    Tires: Treaded 60D radial 0.98" (25mm) wide, 2.3" (59mm) diameter
    with foam inserts
    Wheels: 8 spoke gray, 0.94" (24mm) wide, 1.5" (38mm) diameter
    Camber: Non-adjustable, camber refers to the angle of the tops of the
    tires from vertical when viewed from front or behind vehicle
    Caster: Adjustable, caster/toe-in refers to the angle of the front
    suspension when viewed from the side of the car in relation to the
    chassis
    Steering: Three piece tie-rod linkage

    INCLUDES: Rover Mini Cooper kit with M-05 chassis, tires, wheels, foam inserts,
    20 tooth pinion gear, shocks, ESC, motor and instruction manual

    REQUIRES: Radio: 2-channel
    AA Batteries: 8 for transmitter
    Battery: 6-cell stick with standard connector
    Battery Charger: Peak type recommended
    Building and track equipment

    SPECS: Vehicle;
    Length: 12.4" (315mm)
    Width: 6.6" (167mm)
    Height: 5.3" (135mm)
    Wheelbases: 8.3" (210mm), 8.8" (225mm), 9.4" (239mm)
    Tread: 5.4" (138mm) center of wheels, side-to-side
    Body;
    Length: 12.2" (310mm)
    Width: 5.9" (151mm) behind front wheels, narrowest point
    6.5" (166mm) at rear wheels, widest point
    Height: 4.1" (105mm)


    We would like to hear what everyone has to say about this. These are high quality kits that are inexpensive. They vary in price and are around $125 to $160 depending on the version. They come with an ESC and motor and run on a stick pack. Maybe we could participate in the TCS series.

    Bill
    Comments 2 Comments
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      admin -
      Les has finished his Tamiya mini and it looks sweet. Bill
    1. admin's Avatar
      admin -
      We are raffling the Tamiya Mini Kit that Les built to help Les with his expenses. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Tickets are available at both stores starting Friday.ThanksBill
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