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High Performance Rising Storm
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  • Second release for the shaft-driven 4WD DF-02 chassis featuring longitudinally mounted motor and battery layout.
  • Low center of gravity, wide bathtub chassis and wide tread provides extra stability and superb handling.
  • Semi-bearing drive train using 8 ball bearings for reduced friction leading to extra speed.
  • Steering linkage uses turn-buckle shaft for easy toe adjustment.
  • Kit includes a Type-540 motor and electronic speed controller.

Introducing Rising Storm, Tamiya's second buggy released on the new DF-02 chassis. This second release features an eye-catching body shape with unique tail wing and air-intake design. Body also features pre-marked cut-line making it easy to install option part TT-01 Aluminum Motor Heat Sink (Item #53664). With high-quality front and rear oil dampers providing excellent suspension performance, Rising Storm provides exciting off road driving and thrilling jumps.

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           This is the 1/10 scale electric powered, radio controlled,          
Tamiya Rising Storm off-road Racing Buggy kit.

FEATURES: Chassis: Plastic DF-02 style bathtub
Drive: Four wheel shaft drive
Motor: 540 size
Ball Bearings: Bearings located on spur gear shaft and inside diff
case, bushings located on wheels
Shocks: Four oil-filled plastic bodied
Gearboxes: Sealed front and rear
Differentials: Planetary gear
Transmission: Single-speed
Body: Clear untrimmed buggy style with rear wing
Tires: Spike treaded, Front, 3.25" (82mm) diameter, 1" (25mm) wide
Rear, 3.25" (82mm) diameter, 1.5" (38mm) wide
Wheels: 5-spoke White, Front, 2.25" (57mm) diameter, 1" (25mm) wide
Rear, 2.25" (57mm) diameter, 1.5" (38mm) wide
Speed Control: Electronic, with reverse and Kyosho type connector
Bumpers: Front and rear Black plastic
Suspension: Double wishbone
Camber Tie Rods: Fixed non-adjustable
Caster: Adjustable, caster/toe-in refers to the angle of the front
suspension when viewed from the side of the car in relation to the
Steering Tie Rods: Adjustable, caster/toe-in refers to the angle at
which the tires point inward as viewed from above
Steering: Bell-crank type
Servo Saver: Included

INCLUDES: One Tamiya Rising Storm off-road Racing Buggy with electronic speed
control, unpainted body, tires, wheels, 19 tooth pinion gear, 70
tooth spur gear, decal sheet and instructions

REQUIRES: Radio: 2-ch radio W/BEC RX and a standard servo
Radio Batteries: Eight AA size
Battery: 6-cell flat with standard connector
Charger: AC/DC Timed or Peak for 6-cell battery
Misc. Items: Building and track equipment

Length: 15.5" (395mm)
Width: 9.8" (249mm)
Height: 5.9" (150mm)
Weight: 2.6 lbs (1195g) without battery
Wheelbase: 10.5" (267mm)
Front Tread: 8.6" (219mm) side to side at wheel centers
Rear Tread: 8.25" (209mm)
Front Track: 9.5" (241mm)
Rear Track: 9.6" (245mm)
Ground Clearance: 1" (25.4mm)
Tires- Front: 2.25" x 1" (57mm x 25mm)
Rear: 3.25" x 1" (82mm x 25mm)
Length: 9.9" (251mm)
Width: 6.4" (162mm) at widest point
2.5" (63mm) behind from wheels (thinnest point)
Height: 2.7" (70mm)

COMMENTS: For replacement or upgrade to Ball Bearings use:
Qty. Size Location Order Bearing Set Qty.
4 5x11mm Front Wheels 2 DTXC1547
4 5x11mm Rear Wheels 2 DTXC1547
4 5x11mm Spur Gear Shaft 2 DTXC1547
2 8x12mm Differential 1 DTXC1581

Body pictured on the box is painted Hot Pink and White with all
decals applied.

jxs 1/15/04
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