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Steve asks:
Skid, regarding the info on the Hotshot! I only made that comparison because the Dark impact is the...
Professor says:
Personally yes i believe the Hotshot is more reliable but you have to accept that it's a vintage des... Read more...

Steve asks:
Skid, will dark impact wheels fit directly onto a Hotshot, and will most lipo batteries fit into the...
Professor says:
You'll need hex adapters but these are readily available and you can then fit the dark impact wheels... Read more...

Liam asks:
Just got some orginal decals for my tamiya ranger and the front white stripe is short and won't wrap...
Professor says:
There was a revision to the F150 shell and they made the front arches a different length.... Read more...

Steve asks:
Hello Skid, Are there any down sides to the Hotshot? I want one for a runner/basher and will proba...
Professor says:
The Hotshot is pretty tough to be honest and a good runner. It would cope fine with a sport tuned mo... Read more...

matt f asks:
are there any bodys on the market that would fit an avante 2001?...
Professor says:
I'm sure there are but i would go for a repro Avante shell. To be honest even a genuine Tamiya re-re... Read more...

z00ter asks:
Hi, I have a TL02 basher, and want to change the aheels on it to something that would fit the new ...
Professor says:
Offset shouldn't make it rub the arms, the offset is how far the outside edge of the rim sits from t... Read more...

super champ asks:
Tamiya is planning to release the Porsche SRS 911 Martini in late September on a TT-01 frame what do...
Professor says:
Mixed opinions if i'm honest. It's a fine looking car and probably better on a modern chassis but re... Read more...

Jeff asks:
My juggernaut 2 rc didn't run smoothly forward its slipping and grinding, but backward is ok, whats ...
Professor says:
Just slipping would normally be wheels spinning inside the tyres a loose pinion, loose slipper clutc... Read more...

danny owens asks:
Skidmeister! Is it true that Tamiya kit aluminium pinions are rubbish? I've read I should replace t...
Professor says:
Yes Tamiya aluminium pinion gears are pretty poor. They're very soft and do tend to wear quickly. Wi... Read more...

Utah892 asks:
I have an original manta ray from the 90's it doesn't have a motor anymore, I want to place somethin...
Professor says:
The Manta Ray gearbox is pretty strong and will easily cope with some pretty hot motors. A 23T black... Read more...

danny owens asks:
Hello again Professor! I've discovered a well known RC Bearings company and need to buy Thrust Beari...
Professor says:
Well they're the same as an 1150 bearing as i recall, 11mm outer diameter and 5mm internal hole. You... Read more...

matt asks:
Hi I found my old king cab with no body, and a broken but patchable chassis. I know I will need to w...
Professor says:
Yes, pretty much any 1/10 truck shell would fit, i would go for a lexan shell on this chassis. Most ... Read more...

Dr Plumb sucker asks:
Hi Prof, How's it hanging Can you tell me what colours/paint codes are the alternative box art lunc...
Professor says:
Hmm i'm sorry i don't know, not sure this was an official colour scheme but more an idea Tamiya put ... Read more...

Jimbo asks:
Aloha, just found this site and its awesome must say that it brings back child hood memeries.. What...
Professor says:
Thanks for the compliments. Yes a modern 540 sized brushless system will fit in most of the old cars... Read more...

zambo*76 asks:
Thanks prof keep up the work....
Professor says:
You're welcome shir!... Read more...

zambo*76 asks:
Hi what type of batteries do you prefer lipo or NiCad d. And is using a 3ch steer wheel transmitter ...
Professor says:
Lipo are lighter and deliver more current and voltage relative to their size. Lipo packs only have a... Read more...

danny owens asks:
Hello Profesor, you are the vintage Tamiya Guru, so please can you tell me if a Super Sabre body she...
Professor says:
Well the answer is yes and no! The body mounts are the same but the Sabre uses shorter rear shocks a... Read more...

Gauzzz asks:
hi, prof. i have tamiya falcon, i want to rebuild my falcon. need your advice after 18 years, part h...
Professor says:
Ebay is your friend, pretty much everything is available if you are patient.... Read more...

Matt asks:
Hi, I have a Tamiya Mad Fighter 58275 that I got back around 2001. I got it out yesterday for the ...
Professor says:
Hi, different people collect different cars for different reasons. This model could be collectible a... Read more...

colin russell asks:
every time i take my carson super attack out i get interference and the throttle jams on for a few s...
Professor says:
Try changing the motor, receiver eye. One at a time until you know what's faulty. Yes you can use yo... Read more...

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