“Scale” racing revisited

Some of the best racing I have done has been with "scale" RC cars, and in particular with the Tamiya Mini. Unfortunately, the opportunities to do this can be pretty limited. My local club (Bristol Model Car Club) usually has a heat of Minis, but a lot of clubs don't, and it is rare to … Continue reading “Scale” racing revisited

TRF201XMW – The build – Completed! And first race report…

I mentioned earlier that fitting the electrics and painting the body takes me a long time, so there are not so many pictures here because there is not much to say, but it was several hours work for me to get from the rolling chassis to the finished car! The first couple of steps in … Continue reading TRF201XMW – The build – Completed! And first race report…

First race meeting with the TRF418

Gave the TRF418 its proper race debut at the CWIC today. First run was a bit erratic, immediately decided to swap the kit springs for something more conventional (ARC White front and Yellow rear, equivalent to HPI Pink/Silver) and to thicken up the rear diff to #2000. I was disappointed to find that the rear … Continue reading First race meeting with the TRF418