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Tamiya Touring Car Hop Ups – Four Great New Parts

Tamiya Touring Car Hop Ups - Four Great New Parts

Tamiya has released four great new parts for their line of Touring Cars; a new carbon-pattern wing, TRF damper rod guides, TA07 front suspension arms and some low-friction suspension balls. Racing Wing a The first part is this Lexan racing with printed with a carbon pattern. It’s not only functional, but stylish, and is in the ‘A’ family of wings; …

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Official Tamiya Release: The Future of the TRF Brand

Official Tamiya Release: The Future of the TRF Brand

There’s been some rumors floating around about the future of the TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) brand. Well, here’s the official word from our friends over at Tamiya. The good news; TRF is here to stay, however we’re not quite sure in what capacity yet. Personally, I think the brand represents one of the highest levels of performance in our industry …

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MIP Super Ball Diff for Tamiya Blackfoot-Style Transmissions

MIP Super Ball Diff for Tamiya Blackfoot-Style Transmissions

Tamiya’s Blackfoot-style transmission is used in quite a few different vehicles – Super Beetle, Monster Beetle and Mud Blaster to name a few. It’s a popular drivetrain and, with the re-issue of some of these rides, has some aftermarket companies taking notice. One of those is MIP, and they’ve come out with a new differential based on their Super Ball …

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25 Days of CompetitionX-mas – Tamiya Donates Their New NSX

25 Days of CompetitionX-mas – Tamiya Donates Their New NSX

CompetitionX would like to welcome and are extremely happy to have Tamiya involved in the 25 Days of CompetitionX-mas! They sent over one of their new and, I think, un-released TT-02 NSX kits! This is a 4WD touring car design that includes the amazingly-detailed NSX Lexan body, torque-tuned motor and TBLE-02 ESC. All you need to complete this kit is …

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25 Days of CompetitionX-mas 2016

Eat. Sleep. RC. - 25 Days of CompetitionX-mas

If you’re looking to for a super chance to win some super prizes, you’ve come to the right page. We’ll be keeping a running tally of all the prizes we’ll be giving away for the 25 Days of CompetitionX-mas, as well as a detailed list of the daily prizes in December! Keep checking back as the prizes are sure to …

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Eat. Sleep. RC. 25 Days of CompetitionX-mas

Eat. Sleep. RC. 25 Days of CompetitionX-mas

HO HO HO! And welcome to the 2016 November/December Eat Sleep RC Giveaway. I’ll bet you’re wondering why we’re combining the last two months of the year into one? Well, we’re kicking off our 25 Days of CompetitionX-mas and since we have so many prizes, we’re allowing a full two months of sign-ups! We’ll be giving away a prize pack …

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RPP RC Jamboree 2016 – RC Crawling Around Lake Mendocino

RPP RC Jamboree 2016 - RC Crawling Around Lake Mendocino

October is the perfect time of year for crawling, especially if you get to do it bordering a beautiful body of water like Lake Mendocino. Well, that’s exactly how the 2nd Annual RPP RC Jamboree went down! Loads of scale enthusiasts gathered in Northern California for this wonderful 2-day event that allowed participants and spectators alike to not only compete …

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Tamiya Hop Ups for the TA07 Pro Touring Car

Tamiya Hop Ups for the TA07 Pro Touring Car

Tamiya has released three new upgrades for the very popular TA07 Pro Touring Car. The first item is a front one-way drive pulley set. This one-way allows the front wheels to ‘free-wheel’ when you let off the gas, allowing better turning and sharper acceleration. This item is suggested for experienced drivers as it removes the 4WD-braking benefit, causing the rear …

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Tamiya TA07 Pro Build Part 10 – Wheels / Body Mounts / Battery Tray

The Build – Part 10 The final step in the Tamiya TA07 Pro build are the tires, wheels, body mounts and final battery tray assembly. The battery tray will be the oddest to build as it has to conform to the strange upper deck, but the final result is extremely sturdy. And just like that, you’ve got a completed Tamiya …

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Tamiya TA07 Pro Build Part 9 – Electronics

Tamiya TA07 Pro Build Part 9 - Electronics

The Build – Part 9 Being a ‘Pro’ kit, the Tamiya TA07 Pro doesn’t come with any electronics, not even the Tamiya ESC or Mabuchi motor. That’s fine as this is a race-level kit and not including those helps keeps the price down. It also allows the builder to drop in any electronics they want. We’ll be installing some Futaba …

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