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Old 01-04-2008, 11:18 AM
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Default Usually not a big fan of IMEX jumbo tires- but this works...

Put some Jumbo Maxx tires on the big ole Imex Chrome wheels and slapped em on the Giga. I don't think it would work on all trucks, but I think it works damn good on the Giga. Proportions just seem about right to me.





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Old 01-04-2008, 11:21 AM
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Could you mount the body any higher? Just doesn't look right so far up there.
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Old 01-04-2008, 11:28 AM
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Just for you I will make custom body mount extensions and REALLY get it up there.
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Old 01-04-2008, 12:26 PM
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That looks really nice. Good Job!
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Old 01-04-2008, 12:31 PM
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Is that intake on the hood functional? You must not bash this truck at all, I'd imagine the intake would be the first thing to go once the truck gets upside down. Good looking tuck though.
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Old 01-04-2008, 12:36 PM
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Cool. I want to put a set of jumbo kongs on one of my X-factors. Need power to move those big wheels.
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Old 01-04-2008, 01:39 PM
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Those jumbo kongs you talked about are the nuts 9" ones... These are the jumbo maxxes, I think they measure around 6" diameter or so.
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Is that intake on the hood functional? You must not bash this truck at all, I'd imagine the intake would be the first thing to go once the truck gets upside down. Good looking tuck though.
Scoop is functional, yes. You are right that I haven't bashed it yet though. It is actually not rigidly mounted, so it has room to move before it would crack and break. I am sure they designed it like that to sustain a crash.
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Is that intake on the hood functional? You must not bash this truck at all, I'd imagine the intake would be the first thing to go once the truck gets upside down. Good looking tuck though.

holy cow i think it is:



ive actaully never seen this type of tamiya truck...its awesome imo
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ive actaully never seen this type of tamiya truck...its awesome imo
These trucks are the real deal. Not Tamiya but Kyosho but I am sure that is what you meant. I really like the cold air intake. I fitted one onto my X-Factor project too.
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Looks to clean
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I will run this thing when the weather warms up, but it will probably be just grass runs and light jumping. Kyosho discontinued the Giga, and parts are expensive and pretty difficult to get for it.
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I will run this thing when the weather warms up, but it will probably be just grass runs and light jumping. Kyosho discontinued the Giga, and parts are expensive and pretty difficult to get for it.
They even discontinued the Mad Force, I hope that they come out with another monster truck sometime in the future. Thier monster trucks were always great.
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Is that intake on the hood functional? You must not bash this truck at all, I'd imagine the intake would be the first thing to go once the truck gets upside down. Good looking tuck though.

holy cow i think it is:



ive actaully never seen this type of tamiya truck...its awesome imo
i want!!!!!! i would use it on my crt.5 is there a link to where i can get one, PLZ PM ME WITH IT!!! thnx
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They even discontinued the Mad Force, I hope that they come out with another monster truck sometime in the future. Thier monster trucks were always great.
I am really hoping the Gil gets Kyosho America straightened out. Releasing these awesome trucks is one thing. The parts availability and support is where Kyosho is really lacking here. They need much better distribution support in the US. Sometime around when they broke off with Great Planes and went out on their own is when their part support tanked. Kyosho America's website is really the only place to get parts, and anytime I went to a LHS, I had to order ANYTHING and wait two weeks for it. Also, there replacement parts are VERY expensive.

Kyosho has awesome out of the box thinking and really innovate with their MTs. I hope they release a new MT and work with new partners and channels to really get their stuff out and supported.
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i want!!!!!! i would use it on my crt.5 is there a link to where i can get one, PLZ PM ME WITH IT!!! thnx
That is made for a front mounted engine like whats in the Giga. You would have to do a custom mount and use a piece of tubing to route from the front of the truck to the engine. I have done it, it's not hard.

The cool scoops aren't made for track time or massive bashing. They are more show then go.
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sick truck dale!
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I just want that intake, it will fit my TNX 5.2R.
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