RC Monster Trucks Discuss rc monster trucks in this forum

The new TNX

Reply

Old 01-30-2004, 04:26 PM
  #1  
homelessduck101
Banned
Thread Starter
My Feedback: (-1)
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: jacksonville, OR
Posts: 171
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default The new TNX

Whats every ones opinion on Tamiya's TNX?
I am gonna buy one and want to know their pros and cons.
Thanx

-Dallas
homelessduck101 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2004, 04:40 PM
  #2  
The Boss
Senior Member
 
The Boss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Calgary, AB, CND
Posts: 747
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: The new TNX

I like this new kit to, one thing is for sure... the TNX is a far better kit than a t maxx kit. eg; the TNX/TC suspension may look simular to the maxx'es but the TNX/TC suspension is far better/superiour because it does NOT use pivot balls so it is stronger and does NOT have the same suspension twist as pivot ball designs. The new engine on the TNX is also designed by O.S engines and I assume the new .21 picco small block will easly fit in it for guys that want more power.
The Boss is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2004, 04:54 PM
  #3  
homelessduck101
Banned
Thread Starter
My Feedback: (-1)
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: jacksonville, OR
Posts: 171
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: The new TNX

Im going to trade my T-Maxx 2.5 for one....
[sm=bananahead.gif]

-Dallas
homelessduck101 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2004, 05:41 PM
  #4  
ThermalRD
Senior Member
 
ThermalRD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Who z\' whats it, YT, BOTSWANA
Posts: 7,133
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: The new TNX

I cant help but laugh at this reply. You said "one things for sure... the TNX is far better!!!!" i'll just stop right there. The kit isnt out yet. So NOTHING is for SURE. I'll admit, the truck looks interesting. Heres some things i think are well....less than whats expected in todays trucks. First, its STILL a small block. Thats just a bad move on Tamiyas behalf, no matter who makes the motor. If they wanted an OS motor, then make it an OS RG. Second, the trucks diffs are NOT sealed. In todays competitive market, people want to tune their diffs. The diff is also lacking a 4 spider gear setup. Third thing i really dont like, is the telescoping drive shafts....My god, why use them? It just screams T-MAXX!!! I am still anxious to see this truck, although i think Tamiya really screwed it up AGAIN!

Matt
ORIGINAL: gator8

I like this new kit to, one thing is for sure... the TNX is a far better kit than a t maxx kit. eg; the TNX/TC suspension may look simular to the maxx'es but the TNX/TC suspension is far better/superiour because it does NOT use pivot balls so it is stronger and does NOT have the same suspension twist as pivot ball designs. The new engine on the TNX is also designed by O.S engines and I assume the new .21 picco small block will easly fit in it for guys that want more power.
ThermalRD is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2004, 06:57 PM
  #5  
The Boss
Senior Member
 
The Boss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Calgary, AB, CND
Posts: 747
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: The new TNX

Hi, the TC has been out a long time and the TNX is based off it, they have the same suspension and has been proven to be very good/better design and I think all after market TC alumium suspension parts will fit on it. I agree the TNX should of come with a .21, I am on the understanding that Tamiya tested the TNX with a O.S .21 RG engine and it held up (without the reverse). as far as sealed diffs go, to each there own, unless I am racing a competitive buggy I will NOT use oils, I perfer grease in my diffs. I thought the t maxx has a 3 spider geard diff too and guys are using .21 engines in them. I also don't care for the telescopic drives but compared to the t maxx'es I hear they are better.
The Boss is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2004, 09:00 AM
  #6  
remten2001
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n/a, CANADA
Posts: 619
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: The new TNX

here is a picture of the tnx I took it from wildhobbies web site...
remten2001 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2004, 01:18 PM
  #7  
supernova803
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Villa Rica, GA
Posts: 568
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: The new TNX

It looks cool but WAYYY to much PLASTIC! And a .18, c'mon Tamiya, you can do better!
supernova803 is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service