Saturday , 13 August 2022

Project: Tamiya Ferrari EuroTruck – TT01E MAN TGS

Tamiya’s MAN TGS EuroTruck has become a major hit in the US, popping up at almost every race track including the 2017 IIC (International Indoor Championships) held in Las Vegas!

I’ve had one now for quite some time and absolutely love it – the only changes allowed being bearings. As a fun project, I thought I would upgrade the TT01E with some of Tamiya’s aftermarket goodies and see how much performance I could get out of it … and here’s the result.

I hope you enjoy the video.

Parts Used:

58642 Tamiya Team Reinert Racing MAN TGS, Available at AMain Hobbies
54059 Tamiya TT01E Carbon Damper Stay – Front
49355 Tamiya TRF Damper Set
53674 Tamiya Adjustable Upper Arm Set
54060 Tamiya TT01E Carbon Damper Stay – Rear
53800 Tamiya Aluminum Rear Uprights
54058 Tamiya Aluminum Steering Set
53068 Tamiya Sport Tuned Motor
53666 Tamiya Aluminum Motor Mount
54741 Tamiya Racing Truck Wheels – Black

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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