Tamiya #42313 Large Shim Set for Gear Differentials

But first, a little background... Effectively, I haven't been racing for the past 3 years. Personal circumstances and choices meant I could't attend club races regularly, and because I wasn't racing regularly, I felt less inclined to attend the bigger events. Last year, I tried to race in the Iconic Cup, and for whatever reason … Continue reading Tamiya #42313 Large Shim Set for Gear Differentials

Samix V2 chassis conversion for the TRF418

I have to confess that I've been struggling with the Tamiya TRF418. Although there are a great many things to like about this car, the handling on carpet (for me at least) has not been one of them. I've tried all the tricks that have worked with other cars in the past and none of … Continue reading Samix V2 chassis conversion for the TRF418

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