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Old 11-30-2006, 10:50 PM
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argh. I have the TXT box sitting on the floor but I cant start on it until I finish studying for my test (snowed in so postponed till tomorrow.)
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:05 PM
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whoa, the wait on that thing took wayyyy too long XP
geese, I cant even wait 3 days for a battery to arrive in the mail (I usually get the better shipping if affordable).

If I were you I'd probably be dead[X(]
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:22 PM
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LOL.. patience, man.. patience..


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whoa, the wait on that thing took wayyyy too long XP
geese, I cant even wait 3 days for a battery to arrive in the mail (I usually get the better shipping if affordable).

If I were you I'd probably be dead[X(]
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:31 PM
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Nice of Tamiya to include 2 sets of gears for the center transmission.. although I don't think I will be needing them.. (true beleiver of Tamiya quality / durability!!)
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:35 PM
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No wonder it is heavy! See how much metal gears in this kit!!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:36 PM
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Came w/ a lot of grease.. big gears, I tell ya!!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:46 PM
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The kit came with some ballbearings.. (like 8 or 10 of them?)

Here's the rest! Ready to go!!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:47 PM
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Center transmission...
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:49 PM
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Here's what will be powering the beast!!

Hope to keep up w/ TEX's monster Clod!!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:51 PM
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Hmm.. no flat on the motor shaft, eh?! (I knew it before as I got the S-600 in the TLT too..) Still.. argh!! [:@]

Busted out the Dremel and took care of it! (x2!)
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:52 PM
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Center tranny ready to go!!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:53 PM
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Heatsink plates mounted on the center transmission shafts.. interesting, eh?!
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Get an e-maxx transmission =D!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:56 PM
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Took out the Dremel and grid away a small part of the heatsink...

Why....... ?!?!?
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:57 PM
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Die hard Tamiya fan.......


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Get an e-maxx transmission =D!
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Lookin good! Love the build up
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:00 AM
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Why?!? Cause I want to run monster REVO shaft!! That's why!!

Huge... just huge!
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:02 AM
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Just an interesting observation..

This is some fancy zip tie.. the clicker inside is actually made of metal..

Tamiya, I tell ya!! [8D]
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:07 AM
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Have those nice aluminum cantilever for awhile! Finally, get to use them!!

I put a shim / washer when mount those cantilever so there's no play.. those kingpin are secured via nylon locknut, so they won't back out.. with the washer, you can tighten it until there's no play.. but not overtighten it as it would bind the canti...
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:10 AM
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Pretty thoughtful by Tamiya here..

Put an aluminum plate between the transmission mount and the chassis, just a little bit extra strength for the plastic case there... and distribute the force from the chassis plates more evenly..
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:13 AM
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Thanks! Although probably not too interesting to you as you own a TXT already, ha ha!


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Lookin good! Love the build up
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This is a good looking chassis right here!!
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The center skid from New Era is VERY beefy..
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:18 AM
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The bracket is beefy too.. they are mounted to the chassis.. then the skid is mounted to those brackets.. nice!!
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The skid will go on at the end after all the links are mounted..

I need to decide if I want to extend the rear right away by doing new links (as the REVO shaft is longer..), or cut the REVO shaft (pretty easy to do.. as it is telescoping), or run stock shafts and then when I get the new links, then put the REVO shaft in.. hmm..

Anyway, this is it for tonight..

Didn't touch the NSX body at all.. argh!! [:@]

Also didn't clean the place.. I need to start now.. wa!
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