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I continued to optimize my design and now have 3 variations available.

1. Carbon-Thunder-Classic: Standard size for sub-c-shaped batteries and much space for esc and rx.

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2. Carbon-Thunder-LiPo: Standard size for modern hard case LiPo batteries and much space for esc and rx (shown here with a shorty LiPo).

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3. Carbon-Thunder-Pro: The chassis sports a 10mm longer wheelbase (like later buggys have) and uses Tamiyas #9805901 steel drive shaft. The design is for the use of shorty LiPos with the battery positioned inline. For this chassis a low-profile-servo, small esc (like LRP AI Runner Reverse, Robitronic Cube 2 or Hara Twister) and small modern rx are recommended.

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On 4/29/2022 at 3:26 PM, wtcc5 said:

I continued to optimize my design and now have 3 variations available.

1. Carbon-Thunder-Classic: Standard size for sub-c-shaped batteries and much space for esc and rx.

bildschirmfoto2022-04cjjyy.png

 

2. Carbon-Thunder-LiPo: Standard size for modern hard case LiPo batteries and much space for esc and rx (shown here with a shorty LiPo).

bildschirmfoto2022-04muksy.png

 

3. Carbon-Thunder-Pro: The chassis sports a 10mm longer wheelbase (like later buggys have) and uses Tamiyas #9805901 steel drive shaft. The design is for the use of shorty LiPos with the battery positioned inline. For this chassis a low-profile-servo, small esc (like LRP AI Runner Reverse, Robitronic Cube 2 or Hara Twister) and small modern rx are recommended.

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I love all of these! I did some designs like this if my own a couple of years ago but never got off the drawing board. I really like the Pro. 

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On 4/19/2022 at 2:45 PM, wtcc5 said:

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Whilst I really like what you did with the Fire Dragon, I think that beautifully made Terra Scorcher now looks like a dogs dinner I'm afraid.

I do like the TS wing though, and think that may well look brilliant if you swapped the standard somewhat naff wing for the TS jobbie. It might not, but it would be neat to see it!

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The carbon chassis parts arrived some weeks ago.

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The quality is convincing:

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Chassis assembly:

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Battery mount:

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With the gearbox-suspension-units attached:

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Looking good!

How did you get the parts cut?  CNC? Laser? Waterjet?

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please let me know how I can purchase the carbon chassis from you and have it shipped to Canada, please

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@razzar: Thanks for your interest. The price will be around 100€ for the carbon plates and shipping. The plates itself are affordable, the shipping is very expensive. If you drop me a pm with you full address, I can ask how much shipping  will be to Canada.

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I added the electronic components today:

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I finished the work on the three carbon chassis and made "manuals" for them. As I got inquiries already, exactly one production run will happen. If you are interested please let me know here via p.m. until Wednesday next week. Mention which version you want and how many. The price will be approximately between 40-50€ plus shipping.

You can download the manuals in higher resolution PDF here:

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Hi all. I ran my rere TS today at my local off road club. It is basically kit including the silver can, A5 reinforcement part and different front shocks. Unfortunately I clipped the side of our crossover bridge with a front wheel and split the front wishbone at the front hingepin hole. Are the wishbones known to be weak, or was I just unlucky? I am an experienced racer and set a very quick time with my Associated B74.1 today, so I can still drive! Thanks 🙂

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I'd say unlucky, I've had splits occur after 50+ hours of running

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14 minutes ago, taffer said:

I'd say unlucky, I've had splits occur after 50+ hours of running

I managed 2 minutes if that! Lol

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On 4/24/2021 at 5:26 PM, wtcc5 said:

Then a little more tuning took place.

 

Universal shafts:

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Invisible:

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Is there a part Number for CV Joints that are altogether in 1 Bag?

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6 minutes ago, drc35 said:

The DF02 Driveshafts are the same length?

learn something new everday?

 

I guess so.  I typed in “tamiya 53791” into googles and went from there…

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On 9/15/2022 at 9:45 AM, Frog Jumper said:

I guess so.  I typed in “tamiya 53791” into googles and went from there…

Seems the DF02 and DF03 driveshafts are the same length as the thundershot series.  I have all of them including the original TS front universals, and laid out side by side the differences are minimal and within tolerance for my TS.

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Also... using the supershot centre driveshaft cups and the TT02B centre driveshaft upgrade - looks nicer and sturdier than the standard thunder shot thin driveshaft with plastic outer cups setup.

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