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Team Associated RC10TC6 Factory Team

Team Associated Factory Team TC6

The RC10TC6 Factory Team kit is the newest edition to the family and legacy of competitive, high performance 4WD touring cars by Team Associated. Designed to take full advantage of all the latest technological advances made in 1:10 scale electronics, the TC6 has been optimized to use all of the benefits offered by brushless motor systems and LiPo batteries. The engineers behind the doors of Area 51 have been hard at work developing the TC6 to blend the best qualities of high performance and adjustability without sacrificing durability or ease of maintenance.

The TC6 takes the same suspension components from the TC5R before it and adds many new features, making it even better. For improved weight distribution, the TC6 motor mount has been moved 13mm closer to the chassis center line and the spur gear has been lowered 5mm compared to the TC5. These changes result in a more centralized mass and lower center of gravity for the TC6 chassis. The servo mounting holes are slotted to not only accommodate different servos but also to optimize the position of the servo mass.

The TC6 includes the Factory Team VCS3 shock package that features hard-anodized threaded shock bodies with bottom-loaded seals. The VCS3 shocks are super smooth and have an increased stroke for more up-travel at the wheels, all adding up to more consistent overall traction.

An updated steering system with additional Ackermann options and an improved steering input rate gives the TC6 more consistent handling. Blue titanium turnbuckles come with new ballcup eyelets for easier access to the ball studs. These are only a few of the many refinements that can be found in the RC10TC6 Factory Team kit – making it yet another Champion by Design!

TC6 FT Specifications:
Scale: 1:10
Power: Electric
Length: 381mm
Width: 190mm
Weight: 1330g*
Wheelbase: 255.5-261.5mm
Internal Gear Ratio: 2.0:1
Drive: 4WD

TC6 Factory Team Kit Features:
• Chassis optimized for LiPo batteries and brushless motors
• Motor moved 13mm in toward the chassis center, and spur gear lowered 5mm from TC5
• Servo mounting slots to ensure proper fit of multiple servos
• Symmetrical bulkheads utilized throughout the TC6 chassis
• Updated steering system featuring more Ackermann options for improved steering input rate, resulting in more consistent handling
• VCS3 shock with hard-anodized threaded shock bodies that feature bottom-loaded seals and additional stroke for more up-travel at the wheels
• Long upper camber link option for increased corner speed
• Easy-access suspension arm mounting screws thread into bulkheads
• Titanium turnbuckles with new ballcup eyelets for easy access to ball stud
• Hard-anodized diff outdrives for low wear and long life
• 20 precision ball bearings
• Cross-compatibility with TC5 suspension components
• Hardened steel CVAs with cross-pin retaining clips
• Front and rear anti-roll bars included
• Belt drive with adjustable differential heights and belt tension

[source: www.rc10.com]

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Tony Phalen - As an avid RC enthusiast, Tony has been building, bashing and racing RC Cars for over 25 years. He has raced everything from 1:18th scale trucks to 1:5 scale motorcycles and everything in-between. He's also worked on both sides of the industry fence; working at and with many major manufacturers (as well as being a sponsored driver) to working for a high-profile industry magazine. During this time he has learned many tricks, tips and techniques and has transferred that knowledge to CompetitionX - the most informative RC website on the internet! More articles by Tony Phalen

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