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Complete Tamiya TC-01 Formula E Build Guide | CompetitionX

Complete Tamiya TC-01 Formula E Build Guide | CompetitionX

Hello everyone and welcome to the Complete Tamiya TC-01 Formula E Build Guide.

On this page you’ll find the complete list of build videos for the Tamiya TC-01 – steps 1-6. You can watch them here to click the links to head over to our YouTube page.

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At the end of the article we’ll give a list of the items used in the build, from tools to paint to support parts.


Action at Cal Raceway

Video 1

• Lower Suspension Arms

Video 2

• Electronics
• Center Gearbox

Video 3

• Front/Rear Upper Deck
• Steering Rack

Video 4

• Differentials
• Front/Rear Upper Deck

Video 5

• Suspension
• Shocks
• Battery Tray
• Wheels and Tires

Video 6

• Body

Below is the list of parts, paints and tools used in this video:
58681 Tamiya TC-01 Formula E GEN2 Race Car

FUTM0564 Futaba BLS551 Low Profile Servo

38020241 Hobbywing XR10 Justock ESC G2.1 Combo (17.5T)

GRC124GTB Gravity RC USGT Pre-Glued Tires

FUTK4908 Futaba 7PX Radio System

PTK-8278 ProTek TruTorque Lexan Scissors

PTK-8203 ProTek TruTorque Lexan Body Reamer

74007 Tamiya #1M Phillips Screwdriver

74006 Tamiya #2L Phillips Screwdriver

86005 Tamiya PS-5 Black Paint

86012 Tamiya PS-12 Silver Paint

86063 Tamiya PS-63 Bright Gunmetal Paint

85029 Tamiya TS-29 Semi-Gloss Black Paint

85100 Tamiya TS-100 Bright Gunmetal Paint

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About Tony Phalen

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!

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  1. how did you fit the esc with the fan? i am unable to use the fan on mine.

  2. Here’s the performance video I posted showing some tips on the build, including the ESC fan mount option. Give it a look: