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Old 04-12-2013, 07:06 PM
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Default Need help with Tamiya 1/8 TGX motor replacement

Hi people I need some help!

Ive had this TGX for years and the motor has been dead for a long time but now i want to use it again im having major
trouble finding something to replace it as i guess they dont make the VR-15s anymore as its ancient but noone in any hobby store in my country can answer my question!

I was told to goto Tamyias website and get a part number so they can source one but i have no idea on which one to get any help would be much
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:27 PM
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Default RE: Need help with Tamiya 1/8 TGX motor replacement

You don't want to use those engines. Get an O.S
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Old 04-13-2013, 03:25 PM
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Default RE: Need help with Tamiya 1/8 TGX motor replacement

Thanks for your reply, Any particular o.s engine? Do they all fit? Is there a certain series i need to be looking at?
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:59 PM
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Default RE: Need help with Tamiya 1/8 TGX motor replacement

You have a 1/8 scale. So you will be needing a .21 or larger engine.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:12 PM
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ORIGINAL: Car-Tune

You have a 1/8 scale. So you will be needing a .21 or larger engine.
I check the web side Tamiya TGX got .15, do you have the side exhaust or rear.
You may check OS engine, RB, or you may try ofna.
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Hi its a side exhaust thanks
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Default RE: Need help with Tamiya 1/8 TGX motor replacement

Personally, I would go with the OS 18-CV in that car. It was designed for a small block mill and not a 21+ size motor.

Tamiya sold this as a competitor to the kyosho super10 cars as well as the hpi super nitro (all of which used small blocks).
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