High Concept…

So in my ongoing efforts to rediscover a bit of pace in my RC racing, I’ve updated my Mini…

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Behold the Tamiya M-07 Concept!

The car has been available for over a year and lots and lots has been written about it already so I’ll keep it brief:

  • As soon as you start building it you can tell it’s a true race chassis – a massive step up from the M-05 in design and materials
  • It’s a lot easier to set up because of the flat chassis bottom
  • Only issue in the build was a bit of friction between the hubs and the wishbones
  • The only hop ups I’ve added are 5mm alloy wheel hexes and some standard length TRF dampers
  • On track, the standard driveshafts bind up at full lock so I will try the DCJs
  • I’ve seen comments about the body posts being in a different position but it’s not the case with this shell which came straight from my M-05

Pit pic taken at Forest Raceway – a permanent carpet track west of Gloucester. It’s a fairly small track, but has a very smooth surface, plenty of indoor pitting and a friendly atmosphere. Had a really productive shakedown session, and despite hitting the boards far too often, nothing broke!

One thought on “High Concept…

  1. The M07 is a great chassis once you get the correct weight oil in the diff for the track, on our black carpet the kit oil (100K) was too heavy and made the car too skittish, eventually went with 60K and it drives like a dream.

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