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Tamiya: TRF420 Touring Car Chassis Kit

Few days ago Tamiya announced the new TRF420 and finally the Japanese designers released their very first CAD images of this brand new chassis. This high-end touring car is the latest addition to the legendary TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) series and will be on sale in Autumn along with many option parts.

Tamiya: TRF420 Touring Car Chassis Kit

Among the option parts there are the Aluminum Lower Deck (designed to assure an optimum balance of flexibility and rigidity) and the 1.75mm Carbon Upper Deck that is 0,25mm thinner than the standard deck to give the best on high-grip circuits.

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Element Enduro Builders Kit

Few weeks ago Team Associated announced the Enduro Trail Truck released under the new brand Element RC. Now the US brand announced the Builder’s kit edition of this new rig.

Element RC: Enduro Trail Truck Sendero RTR

At the heart of this trail truck is the Stealth X gearbox. From outside it appears to have a conventional 3-gear transmission look but it features the ability to adjust the rear drive ratio independently from the front drive in three levels. Stock overdrives the front end 5.7%, option 1 provides a one-to-one drive ratio front to rear, and option 2 overdrives the front end 11.83%.

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