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  1. Hi Jed, I can't believe I've only just found this on here. It really is a great read, and look forward to any future installments. I've just read the entire thread, and mentioning my Terra Scorcher making a brief appearance on your first outing, I think I need to run it again. I never knew you had such an interest in the cars themselves .... great to read. Reading about your first visit to the race meeting with your friends, takes me back to my first race meeting, with race control at one of of the school hall, and a stage for the drivers at the other. I couldn't believe the speed and skill of the drivers with ... two drivers standing out in particular ... one with a black procat, and the other with a silver Manta Ray converted with a carbon double deck chassis. And the car I turned up with that night, was my Terra Scorcher ... 23 years ago (September 1991) .... I need to get that car out and running around again.. Thanks again for the read, and I look forward to the next installment. Chris.
  2. New, sealed in packet 3454662 Front upper alloy bulkhead for the 511 £30 posted in UK
  3. For Sale High End Brushless Speed Controller, NIMH or Lipo compatible LRP SXX TC. Boxed, with instructions and decals. Fully working, just removed from my 2wd car as I am running my sponsors electrics. Includes switch and capacitor and cooling fan. Cost me £210 when new. 6 months old. Never missed a beat. Sell for £50 posted in UK. Link to the description of the item here: http://www.modelsport.co.uk/index.php?product_id=34119 Manufacturer's description here: SXX series is a complete redesign of the super-successful SPHERE series and boosts brushless performance into a new dimension. LRP sets new standards and is conquering R/C-racing worldwide!SXX series is a complete redesign of the super-successful SPHERE series and boosts brushless performance into a new dimension. LRP once again confirms and proves its leading position in brushless technology. The all new SXX TC spec represent the best of todays brushless speed control! With its new ADPC 2 software, low profile heatsink and plugged fan, optimised Internal Temp Check System 2 and many more great features results in a perfect speed control for 1/10 Onroad (Touringcar modified) and 4wd Offroad modified. Features; C3 Technology: Revolutionary Copper Core Cooling technology for lowest running temperatures New X.Brake: Stronger brake and 10 autobrake setting for perfect adjustments. New ADPC 2 software: 10 power profiles, includes all profiles used by the team. Extra small size: 30.5x34x21mm Optimised Internal Temp Check System 2: Allows you to read out the maximum internal temperature that the speedo has reached. Sensored design AutoCell System: Automatic NiMH-LiPo adaptation Externally removable power capacitor and 3.3mm2 power cable Specification; Rec. Motor Limit - Over 3.0T (7.4V) Rec. Motor Limit - Over 2.5T (6V) Voltage Input - 4.8-7.4V Type - Forward / Brake
  4. For sale, I have my latest TRF511. This was new built for the start of the 2013 UK national season. Has been ran at 5 nationals, 3 regionals, 2 Worksop Masters meetings, and a few club meetings. All additional parts are genuine Tamiya, unless otherwise stated, there is no 3Racing, Yeah racing or GPM on this car, all genuine TRF. In October, this car was fully serviced incl shock and diff rebuilds using the following: Shocks: with new Much More 40 degree orings (the best O rings I have found); £8 New Tamiya 53979 piston rod guide set (to replace the std plastic guides) £9 Tamiya 53977 1.3mm pistons £2.50 Tamiya 53978 1.4mm pistons £2.50 Tamiya 54043 titanium coated rear damper shaft £6 Tamiya 54042 titanium coated front damper shaft £6 Diffs: Tokyo Option Parts TOP Ceramic caged thrust races (£12 each x 2) Ceramic main diff balls (Rudebits diff balls (high grade) £15 each x 2 New diff plates New diff pulleys New diff seals Drive Train: New Spur gear New centre pulleys Belts were inspected, but not replaced. I have new ball ends, ball studs to go on the car, I can either do this for you, or you can have them as brand new items not fitted. This was to be my next maintenance on the car. Comes with the following option parts fitted: Full alloy steering, including: Tamiya 53971 Aluminium Steering Arm £15 Tamiya 53972 Aluminium Steering Bridge £16 Tamiya 53973 Aluminium Steering Base £9 Fredrik Rear transmission casing £25 12 Degree front aloy caster blocks £35 New Genuine Tamiya carbon battery holders, and centre carbon lipo brace. £19 Rudebits Brass weight kit £? Fibrelyte 5mm front shock tower for extra strength £14 RW racing CNC machined spur gear (perfectly round precision spur, unlike moulded kit items) Brand new (1 meeting old) pro painted bodyshell. Under tray is also 1 meeting old, and effectively brand new. Comes with the following option parts not fitted but in a spares box: Tamiya 53951 front one way £38 Tamiya 54006 front one way adapter Tamiya 54023 37t one way pulley Spring tuning kit Damper cartridges Zero degree alloy rear hubs (the plastic ones are left fitted, as they provide greater rear traction). Spare set of shock bottoms Spare hinge pins Spare diff cams Diff pulleys / centre pulleys (used but swapped out as part of maintenance) Wishbones new Thrust race bearings in packet Spare driveshaft parts Spare shock tower (hairline crack) Antiroll bar This car is currently dialled, the last two race meetings bringing excellent for my ability results: Schumacher UK Indoor Masters Round 2 4WD : B final 7th ["]http://www.racing-cars.com/Worksop%2...51/ressum.htm] Seaham / Jarrow club night last week 4WD: TQ and A final 1st against strong opposition. ["]http://www.oople.com/forums/attachme...&d=1355699068] Comes with Manual in as new condition I will upload photographs of this car online soon (tonight) Sell for £290 packaged and delivered in the UK, OVNO. Will include Speedo (LRP SXX TC) and Motor (Tekin Redline 5.5) for £410 OVNO Thanks for looking.
  5. Link to my ebay auction for a new in box Tamiya TRF511, plus extras. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=281041014623 Thanks for looking.
  6. Terra Scorcher is prepped and ready to go...... http://www.oople.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=40546&d=1343374490
  7. For those that don't know, as part of the Oople Invernational 2012, this Friday @ 7pm is a vintage race. There are a few Tamiyas in there, including my Terra Scorcher: GAINSY - TAMIYA FOX NORTHY - RC10 6 GEAR GRAPHITE MARK SUTCLIFFE - MARDAVE METEOR STU EVANS - RC10 6 GEAR JAMIE PATON - RC10 6 GEAR JAMES BURGESS - TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER ANTHONY POTTER - TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER CRAIG MAWSON - MRC MRX 2WD JIM DIXON - KYOSHO OPTIMA PHIL CAMPBELL - TAMIYA MANTA RAY CHRIS PATTINSON - TAMIYA TERRA SCORCHER I've got no idea how my Terra Scorcher will do, it has period Futaba MC210CB ESC, and a 23T stock motor, other than that, it is stock. I have refreshed the shock seals and oil, but it hasnt turned a wheel in 22 years. I'll try to get a video of the race, I suspect some of the other cars will be running much faster brushless gear...... I just hope there are no breakages.
  8. I bought a few tubes of this grease for use in my ball diffs. However, one tube is going to last me for eternity, so will sell these others. Silicone Grease, 100g Cost me £5.75 Sell for £5.75 + £1 P&P or £5.75 from me in person. just PM me if you want one. Paypal preferred. I've used this exclusively in my ball diffs for a few months now with great performance (managed to qualify 2nd in recent NE UK regionals) Chris.
  9. Hi, thought fellow Tamiya Club member might be interested in reading my latest blog post on our UK race meeting @ Stotfold last week. Plenty of Tamiya cars there. http://ne-rc.blogspot.de/2012/04/brca-2012...es-round-1.html Chris.
  10. For sale Futaba T2ER 40mghz transmitter - excellent condition Futaba 40mghz receiver - excellent condition Futaba 40.685 crystals (both transmitter and reciever) Acoms standard servo, with servo saver fitted. All in great condition, fully tested. Price includes postage to the UK £30
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