Thursday, July 27, 2017

Tamiya M04 Mini R/C Car with Novak Brushless 4.5r

January 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Mini

Just for fun, running my Tamiya M04 mini r/c car with a Novak 4.5r brushless motor and Orion 3200 lipo battery. Tires are home made sorex cut to 57mm diameter. The motor was simply too much for the rear wheel drive M04. On the straight it’s very fast, scary fast. Infield, too much torque, difficult […]

Sorex for Minis

December 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Mini

Here are some home made Sorex 36r tires cut down to fit on Tamiya mini wheels. I then ran it on my Tamiya M04 and won the 2009 Futaba Cup in the M-chassis race against M03s and M05s. The M04 is rear wheel drive, and cannot be beaten by a fwd if properly setup. It’s […]

Tamiya M05 Tuning

December 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Mini, Racing, Tips

This will be a series of tips on how to tune the Tamiya M05 M-Chassis. Hope you find these useful and spread the word. Weight Balance First, it is important to have good weight balance. The front left and right tires should ideally be equally loaded. The same goes for the rear. With motor and […]

Wangan Midnight Fairlady Z R/C Car

December 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Mini

I am a huge fan of the Wangan Midnight anime series. My favorite is the Datsun Fairlady Z also known as the Devil Z in the anime. Story is about a group of street racers aiming to be the fastest on the Wangan in Tokyo Japan. Speeds of over 300kph. Watch the anime! Here is […]

dNaNo Mini RC Cars

November 7, 2009 by  
Filed under Kyosho, Mini

Kyosho is really pushing the limits of mini rc cars. Their 1/43 scale dNaNo series is one of the smallest rc cars you will ever see. Perfect for racing in small spaces. One popular hobby shop is the dNano Trax rc shop. Here is their shop tour video. It’s like rc heaven! Nice toys to […]

Losi Micro T

October 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Losi, Mini

Mini RC Cars

October 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Featured, Mini

One of the cheapest way to get into the hobby is to buy mini rc cars. These are typically 1/36, 1/24 and 1/16 in scale size and significantly smaller than the typical 1/10th scale models. Above from left to right is 1/36 Losi Micro T, 1/24 Tamiya Tamtech and 1/16 scale Kyosho Mini Inferno. Being […]