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1/12 Newman Joest Racing Porsche 956 RM-01

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1/12 Newman Joest Racing Porsche 956 RM-01
$275.99 CAD    
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Type 380-S Motor 
  • Scale : 1/12
  • Construction type : assembly kit
  • Terrain use : on-road
  • Drive-train : 2WD
  • Drive type : shaft
  • Drive line : solid axle
  • Differential type : ball pressure plate
  • Suspension : independent front/solid axle rear
  • Steering mechanism : direct servo
  • Shock damper : friction damper
  • Shock damper material : plastic
  • Tire type : foam
  • Body material : Clear Polycarbonate
  • Chassis material : FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic)
  • Electronic Speed Control (ESC) : not included
  • LED Light buckets : no
  • LED lights : no
  • Motor : 380-brushed type
  • Bearings : shielded ball bearing
  • Adjustable camber : fixed
  • Adjustable toe angles : front only
  • Adjustable ground clearance : yes
  • Adjustable gear ratio : yes
  • Adjustable wheelbase : fixed
  • Adjustable track width : fixed
  • Adjustable shock angle : fixed
  • Special feature 1 : 1/12 scale ready to assemble electric powered R/C model racing kit
  • Special feature 2 : Included Polycarbonate body faithfully reproduces the Newman Joest Racing Porsche 956
  • Special feature 3 : Sticker sheet to depict the livery and a driver torso included
  • Special feature 4 : Features a 2.5mm thick black-colored FRP lower deck, a height-adjustable resin gear case with type 380 motor. (540 motor may be used when removing stock motor plate)
  • Special feature 5 : Pivot-Ball Link Rear (PBLR) suspension system features a center pivot ball, a pitch damper to temper chassis pitch, and a roll damper and side links to control chassis roll. Roll springs can be additionally installed to the side link p
  • Special feature 6 : Aluminum diff housing allows ball differential adjustment without detaching rear wheel
  • Special feature 7 : Steel rear axle
  • Special feature 8 : Attachment of either hex-hub-secured OR 3-screw-secured wheels are possible with the RM-01 chassis
  • Special feature 9 : Front independent suspension features optimized kingpin trail
  • Special feature 10 : Use Item 55105 Tamiya LF Battery LF1100-6.6V Racing Pack (M-Size) as the power source. (NOT AVAILABLE IN THE USA MARKET) Installation of square-shaped battery packs is also possible using glass tape (sold separately). Example: 1S hard
  • Requires A : 7.2 battery & charger
  • Requires B : 2-channel radio gear
  • Requires C : polycarbonate paint
  • Requires D : electronic speed control

 The Newman Porsche 956 from the Joest Racing Team, which won the 1984 Le Mans 24 Hours of endurance race, is now available on the Tamiya RM-01 chassis (Racing Master). The RM-01 assembly kit is easy to build, tune and is also ideal for racing enthusiasts to begin their 1/12 scale racing activities.

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         This is the electric powered, radio controlled, 1/12 scale            
New Man Joest Racing Porsche 956 On-Road Race Car Kit.

FEATURES: Chassis: 0.098" (2.5mm) thick FRP lower deck
Drive: Rear wheel direct, steel rear axle
Motor: 380 size brushed (540 motor, not included, can be installed
with the removal of motor plate adapter)
Front Suspension: Independent design with optimized kingpin trail
for increased stability
Rear Suspension: Pivot-Ball Link Rear (PBLR) with center pivot ball
pitch damper to control chassis pitch, roll damper and side links
to control chassis roll
Differential: Ball type
Wheels: White plastic 1.4" (36.2mm) diameter, front 0.94" (24mm) wide
rear, 1.4" (35.5mm) wide, hex hub type and 3-screw wheels can be
used with this chassis
Tires: High grip sponge design 1.9 (47.5mm) outer diameter, front
0.98" (25mm) wide, rear 1.2" (32mm) wide
Body: Clear untrimmed polycarbonate plastic with white plastic
helmeted driver head
Spur Gear: Plastic 63T 06 module

INCLUDES: New Man Joest Racing Porsche 956 On-Road Race Car Kit, Tires, Wheels
Body, Decals 14T Pinion Gear and Instruction Manual

REQUIRES: Radio: 2-channel with standard size steering servo
Battery: 2S 7.4V LiPo (#55105 6.6V LiFe battery recommended by
Tamiya not available in USA)
ESC: Compatible with included motor
Battery Charger: LiPo compatible
Polycarbonate safe spray or brush on paint
Building and track equipment

SPECS: Vehicle
Wheelbase: 7.9" (201mm)
Length: 14.5" (368mm)
Width: 6.5" (165mm)
Height: 2.8" (71mm)

COMMENTS: To replace Ball Bearings use:
Qty. Size Location Qty. Bearing Set
1 6x12mm Ball Diff 1 DTXC1569
1 6x10mm Ball Diff 1 DTXC1561
1 5x11mm Ball Diff 1 DTXC1547
2 6x10mm Rear Wheels 1 DTXC1561
4 5x11mm Front Wheels 1 DTXC1547

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