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TheHeadHunter 04-28-2009 11:47 PM

How Fast Can A Tamiya Hauler Type Truck Go???
I know these aren't geared to be very fast but I was wondering if I were to build a Racing Truck ...


I'm just guessing that a brushless setup would be overkill in that gear box...

Looks like I will be using a Tamiya Ford Aeromax 1/14 for the build ...

Thanks !!!

BJoe 04-29-2009 12:30 AM

That would be pretty bad ass in scale!

rottenbelly 04-29-2009 02:32 AM

They have a 3 speed gearbox. I saw one and would guess it was rolling close to 20 mph. But not sure if he was going thru all 3 gears due to space..
There was a video of someone driving theirs on ice on here a while back ago. Might search video section.
Found it.

TheHeadHunter 04-29-2009 08:03 AM

Thanks ! Looks like the build will be rolling soon "thumbsup"

rahlee 06-10-2011 07:49 PM

i had a hi speed motor in mines a 8 turn brushed motor in it. it handled it i have the merc. single axle one. it wasnt easy to change gears in it at fast speeds. didnt do to much damage to gears. but i wasnt risking putting a brushless in it

2500hdon37s 06-10-2011 07:52 PM

brushless+ summit tranny= win?

chino63 06-11-2011 10:03 PM

They are pretty top heavy and don't like to corner at speed but fun to drive.

johnnyh66 06-14-2011 09:45 AM

gotta put some drift tires on there, it'll corner :twisted:

foproy 06-14-2011 03:28 PM

bob the back tire and go to 2 tires per axle.

slobin3d 06-17-2011 04:01 PM

super single drift tires"thumbsup"

canadianbacon 06-17-2011 06:06 PM

Making some sway bars for it would probably help as well.

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