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01-07-2012, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: The holy grail: Tamiya Porsche 959 4WD restoration thread

Great, thats the stories we like to hear! ;)
Are those decals printed on paper?
08-16-2011, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Wow, this was a long time ago!
The tires are from a german manufacturer distributed by Tamiya here in Germany. They are Carson 'All Terrain' tires
I mounted them on the Bear Hawk rear wheels and...
04-27-2011, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Lol, it is! Getting a bit out of hand I must admit.
I have to move house soon, going to be a pain...
04-27-2011, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

It is! Just built and forgotten.
It only has some small scratches on the roof from storage and the front license plate holder is missing.
04-27-2011, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Nah, I've got another (brushless) Blitzer Beetle for running.
This one will remain a shelfer.
04-27-2011, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Just got this new built Blitzer Beetle Chrome Edition off the bay.
Gotta love auctions ending on a tuesday afternoon! :D
Even came with original box and manual.
01-17-2011, 02:34 AM
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Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Any CVDs for the DF-03 chassis (Dark Impact, Keen Hawk, etc.) will work.
But I suggest you lower/soften the rear end a bit as the angle of the driveshafts is too steep.
This causes the dogbone...
01-17-2011, 12:09 AM
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Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Thats odd! [X(]
Are your new shocks significantly longer than the originals? Because this could cause the dogbones to bind and twist.

Edit: Just checked the pics above. Your shocks seem to be...
01-11-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 59,638
Posted By Dante77

RE: The holy grail: Tamiya Porsche 959 4WD restoration thread

Iron dog, thats a very nice Celica! Great job!
Is that a converted 959 or a original Celica?
12-20-2010, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Yes, mine has the protective film. Theres even a sticker on the bed which indicates it.
I've bought and sold several new bodies, all of them had the film.
Thats strange![&:]
12-20-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Yeah, it even came with the little lexan cover for the MSC! :D
12-20-2010, 12:34 PM
12-20-2010, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Wohoo,
gotta love the re-releases! :D
I got this new built original example with box and manual off eBay for only EUR 57.00! Not one scratch on the bottom!
Ok, the body is painted really bad...
12-09-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Yes, you need the A-parts! Just not from the Bear Hawk. Bear Hawk gear housing AND gears are different from the Blitzers.
What yo need: A parts #9005332, gear bag #9335111 or #50453
12-03-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

No, its different.
Do you need both halves?
12-03-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Hey Joe,

the TEU-101BK is a great low budget ESC. Its rated down to 23 turns by Tamiya, so will be perfect for the Sport Tuned.
I even have run a 18 turns motor with this ESC in hot weather...
12-01-2010, 06:39 AM
12-01-2010, 05:45 AM
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Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

The gear housing is the same on Blitzer Beetle, Stadium Blitzer and Stadium Thunder. Bear Hawk is different.
What you need is a new A-parts tree. If you're interested, PM me.

Bearings are 12...
11-29-2010, 09:40 AM
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Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Hey mate, welcome!

Nice package you got there, congrats!
The metal bevel gears are the same on most Tamiyas with gear diffs. What you need is Tamiya parts bag #50602.
Just search for it on...
11-25-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

So, Eric: You in for one? I am for sure! :D
11-25-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

More news:

http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/item.php?product-id=58482

Genuine re-release. Even the MSC deck seems to be the same! [&:]
11-21-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

No need for more pics:
The rear uprights and wishbones gave it away.
DT-02 Chassis is completly different!
11-21-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

Ok, its official: The Stadium Blitzer Re-Re is the original Blitzer chassis.
Great news! [sm=regular_smile.gif]
11-18-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 281,782
Posted By Dante77

RE: Restore, Not Destroy! LB's Tamiya Stadium Blitzer Project!

We will see! Supposed to hit the shops in December already! [X(]
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