High Performance Rising Storm
- 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.
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 chassis 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 SPECS: VEHICLE- 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) BODY- 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 ir/jxs