Astute Runners Club
A shared passion
Managed by:This is a group for owners who RUN/RACE there Astute : Super Astute : Madcap or Saint Dragon.
As the Dyna storms have there own S.I.G I thought it was time I set up a S.I.G for the first real Tamiya 2WD buggy to compete against the rest of the world.
Jamie booth first ran this car and did a good job on ironing out the little over engineered rear end to give us the super version. The madcap was a cheaper car with the same great properties but for a lot less money and the saint dragon had a cool but just a little odd body.
With the RE issue of the Super Astute many of us can now get parts for are old runners, I myself bought a ReRe for all the new plastic parts and the new slipper clutch. The slipper clutch is the same as the DF03 version and runs 0.5 pinions.
Many people are wanting Tamiya to ReRe the universal drive shafts for the rear as these are only for the astute and dyna storm cars.
I have made my new plastic with old Hop-Up parts car and raced it indoors at Dudley winter series and it great to chuck it about without worrying about parts.
Members should have one of the 4 cars above to join but any car with astute parts is welcome i.e. king cab and hi-lux monster race.
There are lots of members asking to join this club without owning any of the above cars in there showroom or have new built ones that don't RUN ? The name says it all people astute RUNNERS club, take it out the box and run it.
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