Yellow cva dampers dyed black
thetamiyakid

Wth the rerelease of the Top Force came the opportunity to replace some damaged rear dampers on an Avante 2001.

With the rears all ...
1/9/2018 11:41:38 PM

Yellow shocks made to work
Aurigarius

Every Tamiya modeler knows these yellow shocks, which featured in a lot of older Tamiya offroaders. I never liked them too much because they...
9/18/2017 2:12:44 PM

Body shop time
scollins

So I picked up this tattered lexan Kyosho nostalgic Cobra shell from eBay for a very reasonable price. It was hit really hard and torn up pr...
3/21/2017 12:42:35 AM

Custom build .... ' aluminium mirror '
always_want_one

the original are soooo rare and tooooooo expensive!!! so i build my own ;-)
......between listen this real nice music ;-)

http:...
3/16/2017 11:01:34 PM

How to build m05/06 oil filled gear diff from tamiya parts
ruebiracer

For the M05 and M06 there are luckily many aftermarket gear diffs available from 3-racing, Spec-R, Top Racing and now also Yeah Racing. Only...
3/7/2017 8:19:49 PM

Painting lights - the easy way
TWINSET

Read about this on a few sites, finally tried it a while ago - works great!

Red and orange sharpies - no masking tape, no overspray...
2/18/2017 11:27:14 PM

Dually rear wheels on m-06s chassis
JennyMo

The following is a summary of the key steps in mounting dual rear wheels to the M-06 RWD chassis - in this instance, the Lowride Pumpkin ...
2/3/2017 5:17:34 PM

Dt-02 front upright conversion to wheel hex - [brake disc]
pininy

What you need for the conversion. 3 Racing FGX parts





#FGX-107- Plastic Parts Part G For 3racing Sakura. contain...
1/22/2017 9:35:50 AM

Convert 236mm to 230mm wheelbase on ta02sw
dr.roberts

Hi everyone, I'm currently halfway building my Porsche 934 Jägermeister. I thought of sharing my idea on modifying a TA02SW 236mm to 230mm w...
10/17/2016 3:48:06 PM

Cheap paint stand
TWINSET

Started looking for a paint stand but wasn't spending £18 on the Tamiya one, especially as it looked quite small

Then found these l...
9/25/2016 12:51:09 PM

How to get more speed out of your ta01/02
_miga_

Since the gearing of the TA01/02 is limited to max. 6.44 using the 66T speed gear with the 25 pinion,
the speed isn't that good.
9/24/2016 6:21:04 PM

How to repair ta01/02 motormounts
Tamichael

Not sure if there´s already a how-to-guide about this one, but i just found a cheap and easy way to repair a TA01/02 motormount when one or ...
3/27/2016 11:57:39 AM

How to make snowchains
_miga_

How to make snowchains - Here's the guide, that used to be in the early 80ties Tamiya RC-guidebooks.

For a firm connection you shou...
1/7/2016 6:29:07 PM

Scorpion universal drive shafts and modern wheels/tyres
Spike

I thought I'd share a little discovery I've made since I've been working on my current re-re Kyosho Tomahawk project. It started off as a n...
12/4/2015 3:26:30 PM

How-to modify headlamp buckets
scollins

I wanted to share a very simple way to take roll-bar style headlamp buckets (in this case Tamiya F-350) and add a bezel feature that will al...
12/1/2015 6:37:26 PM

Led shopping list for tlu-01 (uk)
TWINSET

For DIY LED leads to connect to TLU-01 sockets




White 2 way Sockets - JST part PHR-2;

RS 8201466
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11/8/2015 9:11:24 PM

Orv with srb front suspension
JennyMo

I'm sure this would be eligible for the 'Fusion' competition - as indeed pretty much all of my other vehicles are, but instead I thought ...
11/4/2015 2:39:33 AM

Srb twig on a frog
KEV THE REV

I decided to try out an SRB floppy ariel on my Frog as I got fed up with catching the rigid mast on stuff . I fitted the SRB ariel to a Tami...
7/23/2015 11:42:59 AM

One handed driving for pictures
TWINSET

In the past I've used 4ch sets and used the left stick for throttle and steering

The problem with that was getting a good enough ho...
5/14/2015 9:16:08 PM

Servo plug fitting
TWINSET

I've started to get a bit obsessed with wiring, and one problem's always been servo leads

I used to coil them up but they eventuall...
4/23/2015 9:37:08 PM

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