Changing the racing fleet up a bit and tamiya wheel question

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Changing the racing fleet up a bit and tamiya wheel question

Post by andymac0035 » Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:03 am

Basically........ I screwed up...... #-o :lol:

I had a nice 1-2 combo of an LCG slash and bandit buggy going on. Both had about the same power and were close in handling, so transitioning from SC-open to 2wd buggy was pretty easy.

I finished 1st in points with the LCG slash, and 2nd in points with the bandit last season.

Then I got offered a really good price for the bandit...... and finally took it after much thought....

Then.... I made the mistake of driving a stock slash around (helping someone) and just had to get back into the stock slash class as I'd missed it a LOT.
Borrowed one for the last 2 weeks and got a 1st and 2nd with it, and it was a beater....... I bought a brand new one last week. :)
Took last night off and hit the Wednesday night race series..... TQ and 1st in the A-main. 8)

......and now I can't seem to handle my open-class truck for beans..... my fastest lap last night was turned in with my stock slash... go figure....

I seem to do better with R/C's that are not supposed to race well....... so... I finally gave in...... since tower finally got the kit back in stock......

And ordered a tamiya DT-03 Neo Fighter Buggy! Can't wait to get it and build it!
I ordered a few extras, like camber link set and sway bar set, but I neeed to get aftermaket wheels and tires.
Tires is the easy part, I know what works at the track, but finding more wheels for the tamiya is not as easy as it should be, or I'm not looking very good....

The DT-03 uses 5x11 bearings in the front wheels, and has 12mm hex in the rear.
Bright colored wheels, either white of yellow would be preferred.

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Re: Changing the racing fleet up a bit and tamiya wheel ques

Post by Sixtys Guy » Fri Apr 10, 2015 7:15 am

You like being the underdog! Imagine the look on the faces if you started winning with a Neo Fighter!

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Re: Changing the racing fleet up a bit and tamiya wheel ques

Post by andymac0035 » Fri Apr 10, 2015 4:30 pm

That is part of it.... :mrgreen:

The other part is that I have liked the looks of the DT-03 since day-1 and am looking forward to building a tamiya kit. This will be the first tamiya buggy kit I will have built since the 80's.

Links to any wheels for sale that fit this would be much appreciated.

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Re: Changing the racing fleet up a bit and tamiya wheel ques

Post by Zac_F85 » Thu May 14, 2015 12:31 am

Search for DT-02 stuff - it's the same but there are more colors - Black, Orange, Yellow, White, Silver ect, ect
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