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  1. Tamiyabase has this if it's what you're looking for: https://tamiyabase.com/downloads/download-categories/download/11-pdf-bodyset-instructions/88304-body-58596?lang=en You will need an account to download them.
  2. I also use a Bosch IXO, but with the torque adapter: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bosch-IXO-Torque-Setting-Adapter/dp/B00JZI0X50/ref=asc_df_B00JZI0X50/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=226606326869&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6355538408912982800&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9045064&hvtargid=pla-420005322866&psc=1&th=1&psc=1 Have had problems with a previous electric driver getting plastic too hot, so tend to take my time and if possible rotate round the screws in each step to put all of them in part way before going back and finishing them off (or with the longer screws sometimes 3 or 4 times). But I also now do that if I use a normal screwdriver too just to be on the safe side.
  3. Pretty sure that these: https://www.modelsport.co.uk/core-rc-4000mahr-7-4v-30-60c-2s-lipo/rc-car-products/388538 fit all cars that were designed for rounded stick packs. Certainly happy in TA01, TA02, CC01, Fox and Hotshot to name a few.
  4. Renault Alpine https://www.tamiya.com/english/products/58591/index.htm is 210mm Has been on M-02 and M-06 (Also I think on M-05 but that was just wrong!)
  5. Just checked my Fox manual (dated 1985) and step 35 shows the windows being masked with strips of masking table. It also shows you paint the body with a brush! Hopefully the attached picture shows what I mean.
  6. You mean like on the last page of the instructions here: https://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?cid=99397&id=2400 ??
  7. Don't know what radio gear you run, but if you have it make sure the throttle punch is turned down, as that can effect the minimum amount of power you can send to the wheels, and if it's too high you're going to keep spinning them up.
  8. DF03RA owners need to stick together!!
  9. According to the manual, CVD's are 53792 and are listed as for TT-01 and TA-04 Manual: http://www.rcecho.com/tamiya/tamiya_manuals/df03ra.pdf Last Page in the Tamiya Spare Parts & Hop-Up Options section. And they are available at Modelsport: https://www.modelsport.co.uk/tamiya-universal-shaft-tt-01-2-ta-04/rc-car-products/34977 or eBay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tamiya-Universal-Shaft-TT-01-TA-04-53792/261169483063?epid=2255253898&hash=item3cceea0d37:g:xn4AAOxyyjpRvIZk Or Wheelspin: https://wheelspinmodels.co.uk/i/156473/
  10. Received an order from them with an item missing, and spent the last week trying to get in touch. No replies to emails, no reply from website contact form and so far phone number goes to answerphone. Can anyone shed any light? Thanks.
  11. Just had the 3mm 3M 471 tape arrive and on a scrap piece of lean looks to be just what I need to go around the windows. I can easily make 90deg corners without creasing appearing. Will try to update with pics once the Pug is painted...
  12. OK, so I have a Peugeot 205 bodyshell and decals from DeltaPlastiks, but there aren't any decals for window surrounds/rubbers. Any suggestions on what I could use? Ideally a narrow (2mm) vinyl tape that can happily stretch around corners would be good. Otherwise I'm going to have to try and print my own on clear inkjet vinyl. MCI do decals, but I'm not sure the scale and shape will be correct when resized to 1:10 scale. Thanks.
  13. Pleased it's all worked out for you! Did you get the underbody protection sorted? Tamiya's official solution is part number 51426, they have to be cut and sprayed, but protect the front and the battery from flying rocks. https://www.tamiyausa.com/shop/tamiya-goods/rc-m05ra-front-skid-plate/
  14. These: https://www.modelsport.co.uk/index.php?product_id=388538&gclid=Cj0KCQjwn4ncBRCaARIsAFD5-gXAWHtiTKvZAcwfrFSde9yB5ITXNDsuNzvTOjTPAxKFwM9Qm8-3iqIaAudDEALw_wcB Are the same size as the NiMh packs and fit in my TB-01's without any modification to the chassis at all.
  15. All depends on what paint you're using, the Vallejo stuff is good for water based acylics, but if you're using something like Tamiya acrylic (which isn't water based) it won't be as good. And it'll be even worse if your using oil based paints. I only use Vallejo Premium air and Tamiya acrylics. When I use Tamiya paints I then to then use neat X20A thinner to clean the airbrush, before Medea Airbrush cleaner. https://www.air-craft.net/acatalog/Medea-Airbrush-Cleaner-32oz.html?gclid=CjwKCAjwns_bBRBCEiwA7AVGHmDOUSbhdYitczGt2Rc6ld4djo_Faz_91UGzR6YkOztAChBAyZrE-BoC9LoQAvD_BwE For the Vellejo paints usually just water then the Medea cleaner. I also use Needle juice https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Badger-Regdab-Needle-Juice-Airbrush-Lubricant-122-/332398790581 after cleaning to make sure the needle doesn't stick due to any residue.
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