Yellow cva dampers dyed black

Wth the rerelease of the Top Force came the opportunity to replace some damaged rear dampers on an Avante 2001.

With the rears all ...
1/9/2018 11:41:38 PM

Yellow shocks made to work

Every Tamiya modeler knows these yellow shocks, which featured in a lot of older Tamiya offroaders. I never liked them too much because they...
9/18/2017 2:12:44 PM

Body shop time

So I picked up this tattered lexan Kyosho nostalgic Cobra shell from eBay for a very reasonable price. It was hit really hard and torn up pr...
3/21/2017 12:42:35 AM

Custom build .... ' aluminium mirror '

the original are soooo rare and tooooooo expensive!!! so i build my own ;-)
......between listen this real nice music ;-)

3/16/2017 11:01:34 PM

How to build m05/06 oil filled gear diff from tamiya parts

For the M05 and M06 there are luckily many aftermarket gear diffs available from 3-racing, Spec-R, Top Racing and now also Yeah Racing. Only...
3/7/2017 8:19:49 PM

Painting lights - the easy way

Read about this on a few sites, finally tried it a while ago - works great!

Red and orange sharpies - no masking tape, no overspray...
2/18/2017 11:27:14 PM

Dually rear wheels on m-06s chassis

The following is a summary of the key steps in mounting dual rear wheels to the M-06 RWD chassis - in this instance, the Lowride Pumpkin ...
2/3/2017 5:17:34 PM

Dt-02 front upright conversion to wheel hex - [brake disc]

What you need for the conversion. 3 Racing FGX parts

#FGX-107- Plastic Parts Part G For 3racing Sakura. contain...
1/22/2017 9:35:50 AM

Convert 236mm to 230mm wheelbase on ta02sw

Hi everyone, I'm currently halfway building my Porsche 934 Jägermeister. I thought of sharing my idea on modifying a TA02SW 236mm to 230mm w...
10/17/2016 3:48:06 PM

Cheap paint stand

Started looking for a paint stand but wasn't spending £18 on the Tamiya one, especially as it looked quite small

Then found these l...
9/25/2016 12:51:09 PM

How to get more speed out of your ta01/02

Since the gearing of the TA01/02 is limited to max. 6.44 using the 66T speed gear with the 25 pinion,
the speed isn't that good.
9/24/2016 6:21:04 PM

How to repair ta01/02 motormounts

Not sure if there´s already a how-to-guide about this one, but i just found a cheap and easy way to repair a TA01/02 motormount when one or ...
3/27/2016 11:57:39 AM

How to make snowchains

How to make snowchains - Here's the guide, that used to be in the early 80ties Tamiya RC-guidebooks.

For a firm connection you shou...
1/7/2016 6:29:07 PM

Scorpion universal drive shafts and modern wheels/tyres

I thought I'd share a little discovery I've made since I've been working on my current re-re Kyosho Tomahawk project. It started off as a n...
12/4/2015 3:26:30 PM

How-to modify headlamp buckets

I wanted to share a very simple way to take roll-bar style headlamp buckets (in this case Tamiya F-350) and add a bezel feature that will al...
12/1/2015 6:37:26 PM

Led shopping list for tlu-01 (uk)

For DIY LED leads to connect to TLU-01 sockets

White 2 way Sockets - JST part PHR-2;

RS 8201466
11/8/2015 9:11:24 PM

Orv with srb front suspension

I'm sure this would be eligible for the 'Fusion' competition - as indeed pretty much all of my other vehicles are, but instead I thought ...
11/4/2015 2:39:33 AM

Srb twig on a frog

I decided to try out an SRB floppy ariel on my Frog as I got fed up with catching the rigid mast on stuff . I fitted the SRB ariel to a Tami...
7/23/2015 11:42:59 AM

One handed driving for pictures

In the past I've used 4ch sets and used the left stick for throttle and steering

The problem with that was getting a good enough ho...
5/14/2015 9:16:08 PM

Servo plug fitting

I've started to get a bit obsessed with wiring, and one problem's always been servo leads

I used to coil them up but they eventuall...
4/23/2015 9:37:08 PM

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