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    RE: .28 picco jl team turbo

    I have a coupla questions with regards to this engine.  Is it possible to convert it to a pull-start, and if so what parts would be needed to do so?  Or would it just make more sense to go with the...
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    RE: Indentification for Vintage Buggy

    maybe a wild one? no pics, no caps.
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    Motor Won't Run...Please Help!!

    I had my Hotshot out today and after about 2 minutes, the car started slowing down considerably and then just wouldn't move. I unplugged the motor (Tamiya Super Stock BZ), plugged in the silvercan,...
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    RE: Hotshot Setup Questions

    There is a new steering fix madeby RCChannel for $30 plus shipping. It works with the stock suspension, and eliminates the issue of the wheels pointing outward when the suspension compresses. I got...
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    RE: HOTSHOT RE-RELEASE BUILD!

    Hey thanks kaiser. This is actually my first 4wd buggy and I love it. I've had several Tamiyas over the years; a Rover Mini Cooper back in '96, a Dyna Blaster, andcurrently a Bronco CR-01 and a Buggy...
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    RE: Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009 Resource Thread!

    Maybe in another 2-3 weeks. Ha ha ha. I don't know 'bout that "Exclusive Edition". Waste of time, money, and resources I think. Maybe I'd go for some factory gold plated wheels though....
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    RE: HOTSHOT RE-RELEASE BUILD!

    Well I'm gonna put up some more pics causeI love this car! Also, the RC Channel susp. and steeringkits get the job done and just look Badass!! I am sincerely unapologetic to the purists who think I...
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    RE: Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009 Resource Thread!

    Damn, it takes me forever to JB Weld and evaluate some steering uprights! ha ha ha Well, fixed theright side, the next day on the trial run the left side popped....
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    RE: HOTSHOT RE-RELEASE BUILD!

    Finally got my Hotshot and built it up. This is my first 4wd buggy and I love it! It's decently fast enough for me with the Super Stock BZ motor, though the motor gets a little hot second battery in....
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    RE: HOTSHOT RE-RELEASE BUILD!

    Finally!! http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/biggrin.gif I just ordered my Hotshot from Tower and I can't wait to start building! I now already have a nearly...
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    RE: Vintage Tamiya Thread

    Mine's the new re-release, the Buggy Champ. Same body as the Rough Rider though I added the lights in front of the driver. To convert to a Scorcher you'll need the body set, and thefront body mount...
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    RE: Vintage Tamiya Thread

    Great find! What you got there is a Rough Rider, which was recently re-released as the Buggy Champ. Same SRB chassis as the Scorcher aside from the front body mount post (steering pivot), and tires...
  13. RE: Going Slow is The Way To Go - Tamiya CR-01 Resource Thread!

    Yeah, I'll probably just end up using Deans I guess. Any opinions/thoughtss/ideas on the servo?
  14. RE: Going Slow is The Way To Go - Tamiya CR-01 Resource Thread!

    Well I was out again today and got a couple more pics, and blew the servo. I think it was my own fault, blasting around on a rock strewn path with an aluminum servo horn!...
  15. RE: Going Slow is The Way To Go - Tamiya CR-01 Resource Thread!

    Ha ha ha. Probably about 60 miles too far north for a sighting. I got a sweet Jersey Devil shirt I picked up at the Ablert Music Hall (sweetest bluegrass sounds ya'll e'er did hear) in Waretown in...
  16. RE: Going Slow is The Way To Go - Tamiya CR-01 Resource Thread!

    ...and some more. ha ha
  17. RE: Going Slow is The Way To Go - Tamiya CR-01 Resource Thread!

    Well I finally got out to the park today and took some pictures to share with everyone. I also got some new RC4WD Mud Slingers to try out which I mounted up to a set of J-Concepts Tense Wheels. The...
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    RE: Carbon Fiber or Aluminum shock tower

    Bending the aluminum back will work, but once bent the tensile strength is greatly reduced, and the next hard impact may actually snap it. That being said though, once carbon fiber shatters, it can't...
  19. RE: Going Slow is The Way To Go - Tamiya CR-01 Resource Thread!

    Great pics as usual, Nick! The wire bridge is SIIIIIIIIIIIIIICK! And I can't get enough of that Pacer. Is that running 1.9's? I got to get my Bronco back in the woods again soon and get some pics to...
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    RE: Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009 Resource Thread!

    Yeah I guess I'm giving it a good workout for sure. ha ha Oh, and a little off topic, I just picked up a Hotshot upper chassis and bumper with painted driver and other stuff as spares for the Hotshot...
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    RE: Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009 Resource Thread!

    Well, I had the beast out today, and about 8 minutes into it the right front wheel flew off!! I was just pissed off that I was gonna have to look for the locknut, but as I approached I noticed it was...
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    RE: HOTSHOT RE-RELEASE BUILD!

    Well as soon as Tower gets them back in stock I'll have a Hotshot coming my way, but I wanted to know what your thoughts are on the Supershot underguard as an upgrade. I have several questions about...
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    RE: Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009 Resource Thread!

    Thanks Dante. It was really late when I saw my car apart on the floor so I kinda set it up to looklike a garage scene, and voila!Oh, and here's the Scorcher thread....
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    RE: Kicking It Old School Style - Tamiya WILD ONE!

    I love the look of the custom sand rail! I've wanted to do a 1970's vintage style (down to the over-flaked paint like that on the old boardwalk kiddy rides) Buggy ever since I found out about the...
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    RE: Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009 Resource Thread!

    Man I really need to go to bed!! http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/whatchutalkingabout_smile.gif Here are some more funny pics.
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