Tamiya - RC Monster Beetle Trail 4x4 Kit, w/ GF-01TR Chassis

Tamiya

$ 270.90 $ 387.00
SKU: TAM58672-A

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The classic Tamiya Monster Beetle is an iconic R/C kit. This version takes the classic body, shrinks it to a smaller scale, and mounts it on a variant GF-01 chassis called the GF-01TR!

The GF-01TR fits the gear-driven GF-01 chassis with reduction gears (also known as portal axles). This modification allows hobbyists to better transverse rough trail terrain as it increases the clearance of the bottom of the chassis to clear obstacles that could otherwise high center the vehicle and render it stuck.

GF-01TR Chassis:
This gear-driven 4WD chassis is based around a lightweight and tough monocoque frame, with power provided by the centrally-positioned motor. Reduction gears on each axle slow drive shaft rotation for immense torque, great ground clearance, and the ability to take on tough off-road terrain. The gearbox is sealed to protect it from dust and debris, and integrated into the frame. Built-in differential gears provide superb traction and durability with the use of included diff putty. 4-wheel double wishbone suspension utilizes friction dampers, while a 2-piece tie rod steering setup with the servo on the left gives excellent cornering response. Yellow wheels are fitted with 115mm diameter hybrid pin spike/lug pattern tires for superior cushioning and grip. The chassis utilizes a 'square' setup with similar tread and wheelbase lengths.

Requires: 2-Channel Radio, servo, 7.2-7.4 volt round shape battery pack, compatible charger, and Tamiya TS paints.

Features:

  • Body is molded in red ABS Plastic. It depicts a customized Beetle with gaping fenders, triple auxiliary lights and a shortened rear end.
  • Metal-plated parts for headlights, auxiliary lights and engine.
  • The model is based upon the tough, reduction gear-fitted GF-01TR variant chassis.
  • Yellow wheels are complimented by 115mm diameter hybrid pin spike/lug pattern tires for superior cushioning and grip.
  • Includes Hobbywing THW 1060 Brushed Motor ESC (2-3S) (electronic speed control) Capable of running sensor brushless motors and brushed motors alike. (21.5 Turn BL motor limit) (23 Turn brushed motor limit).