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Old 08-15-2008, 05:24 PM
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Sweet! Thanks Lee! That's a great resource there!!

I will try hard to not buy too much hop-ups.. ha! They add up really quickly!! [&:]
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I should be ordfering mine this weekend

Spec snow rally race, oh yeah!
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That is going to be sick... snow bash!! [sm=thumbup.gif]
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imagine two TB-01's and the Cayenne racing!! crazy!!
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Come visit us, Lee!! East coast of US is only a few hours away from UK!!

I think you got the advantage on ground clearance, as well as width and longer wheelbase (??)..

But we got dust shield and drivers..
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Hey LB! Where did you get your Tb-01? I have the German Rally champion 99". I love this chassie. Im Going to order like 1 per month for the next 3 or for months, at $110.00 it can not be beat. I agree with you that the alloy motor mount is outragious , price including shipping is like $32.00. Here is what I plan to do , Im am going to only run the stock silver can motor with the smallest pinion gear.Since spare parts are not being made Im going to use this baby as a trail rc car, (not driving it to hard) in order to preserve the body. Im getting into rally rc cars, I even won a NIB Losi Rally Weapon which I am assembling as I write this.I paid like $132.00 including shipping. Go on youtube and do a search on rally rc cars and youll see videos of guy's running behind their Rally cars on a true to scale rc course, totally awsome rc action, I just discovered this type of rc racing like a week ago so be sure to look at these videos. I too also love the driver fig of the TB-01.
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I have read info on a few forums about the TB-01 chassie and this chassie has gotton rave reveiws, using words like indestructible and super tough.
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Old 08-17-2008, 07:21 AM
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i can't believe i sold my NIB one [:@]

i miss my tt-01 rally car []

i only used it once and sold it.
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Did the TT-01 rally car came w/ the dust shield?
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Did the TT-01 rally car came w/ the dust shield?
i customised a standard TT-01
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Looks like you need to get a TB-01 then.. ha! It comes w/ the upper dust shield and all the opening it has the "dust sponge" to prevent stuff from going in!!
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Old 08-17-2008, 04:09 PM
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Post some pics of your TB-01 when you get them!! Join the club!!
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Come visit us, Lee!! East coast of US is only a few hours away from UK!!

I think you got the advantage on ground clearance, as well as width and longer wheelbase (??)..

But we got dust shield and drivers..
lee can bring me along too

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Dude's !!!![8D][8D] I Just Got my TB-01 in today from Tamiya, I should Cry for Joy!![X(][&:][&o]
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Post some pics, man!! [sm=thumbs_up.gif]
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Old 08-19-2008, 06:19 PM
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Interesting that the older style touring car box is quite a bit bigger than the current Tamiya setup.. (TB-02 box next to it for comparison!)
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The layout of the TB-01 chassis..
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The TB-01 is a much better chassie than the Cayeene![>:][>:][8D]
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Old 08-19-2008, 06:48 PM
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What makes you say that?! We need some facts to back up that statement...
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Ill post some pic tonight LB[8D]
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Hey LB, ok for one the TB-01 has metal spur gears, real rally proven debris and dust cover and not to mention the steel drive shaft. And I beleive That it has thicker plastic C hubs and other suspension parts and it has the center chassie brace , all of these things make for a sturdier more ridged chassie.
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Hey LB , Why is tamiya re releasing this kit anyway?
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Not a re-release.. it is being flushed out of their inventory.. discontinued..
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I like the dust cover and dust sponge in the TB-01 rally.

The Cayenne has larger tires, more ground clearance, longer wheelbase (I think)..

Depends on how rough the area you run them in, I guess.. I am sure each one would have its pros and cons.. !!



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Hey LB, ok for one the TB-01 has metal spur gears, real rally proven debris and dust cover and not to mention the steel drive shaft. And I beleive That it has thicker plastic C hubs and other suspension parts and it has the center chassie brace , all of these things make for a sturdier more ridged chassie.
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I here you bro!![8D] I have both and I like them both. we had better stock up while we can. like you said earlier in this thread , (They just dont make them like this anymore , with driver fig) I plan on buying one per month for the next few months , thats if they last that long. Its sad that Rc companies dont build true rally racers like this , that is why I appriciate Tamiya so much .
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