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MIP Super Ball Diff Tamiya

MIP Super Ball Diff For Tamiya Blackfoot/Monster Beetle

Good news for you Tamiya Blackfoot & Monster Beetle owners, MIP has just announced a Super Ball Differential to fit your ride. The super ball diff is designed to hold all the wattage from today’s power systems and is a direct bolt-on that requires no modifications to install. The super diff will help enhance handling while eliminating slippage when used [...]

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Tamiya Bigwig Re-Release

Tamiya To Re-Release The Bigwig?

Straight from the rumor mill is the possible re-release of the Bigwig by Tamiya. The Bigwig originally came out in 1986 and was a 1/10th scale 4wd. A futuristic polycarbonate body, along with moon dish style dish wheels, made the Bigwig stand out in a crowd way back in the day. A sturdy plastic tub chassis was standard back then, [...]

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Tamiya TT-02R Chassis Kit

Tamiya TT-02R Chassis Kit

For all you racers out there, Tamiya has announced the TT-02R Chassis Kit. The “R” version of the TT-02 comes with a slew of hop-ups in the box to help it tear up your local track or cul-de-sac. The included hop-ups include- * 54500 – High speed gear set * 53642 – Blue 5mm aluminum ball connector * 53159 – Blue 4mm aluminum [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes-AMG GT3

Tamiya Mercedes AMG GT3

Coming soon from Tamiya is a Mercedes AMG GT3 on-road car. The nicely detailed Mercedes body sits on top of Tamiya’s popular TT-02 chassis and comes as an easy to build kit. * 1/10 shaft driven 4wd * Gear diffs * Plastic friction shocks * Comes with TBLE-02S ESC and brushed motor * Plastic bushings * Molded rear wing and side mirrors * Scale inspired 12 spoke [...]

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Rogue Element Components Blackfoot Drop Bed Kit

Rogue Element Components Blackfoot Drop-Bed Kit

Have you been thinking about doing a custom build with your Tamiya Blackfoot? If so, Rogue Element Components has just announced a Drop-Bed Kit. The Drop-Bed Kit oozes with scale realism and would be an extremely trick addition to your truck. * Real wood inlays * Easy to assemble * Nickle pins replicate the factory bolts * Fits any stepside Blackfoot body * Machined from [...]

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Tamiya Porsche 911 GT2

Tamiya Porsche 911 GT2 TA02SW

The Porsche 911 GT2 has a classic look that many people lust after. For all you Porsche lovers out there, Tamiya has announced a 911 GT2 that comes on their TA02SW chassis. The highly detailed body should look incredible doing burnouts in your cul-de-sac, while its short wheelbase chassis adds even more realism. * Shaft driven 4wd, tub chassis * Ball diff [...]

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Xtreme racing Carbon Fiber upgrades

Xtreme Racing Hop-Ups For Tamiya Blackfoot & Monster Beetle

Have you picked up a re-release of the Tamiya Blackfoot or Monster Beetle? If so, Xtreme Racing has some carbon fiber goodness for you. Come soon from Xtreme is a Carbon Fiber Front Shock Tower, Carbon Fiber Battery Supports, and Carbon Fiber Rear Shock Mounts. All three look very trick and have been designed to shave weight while adding strength over [...]

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Tamiya Mazda Demio M-05

Tamiya Mazda Demio M-05

Shown recently at the Tokyo hobby show was a Mazda Demio from Tamiya. The Demio might not be well known here in the states, but in Japan it was car of the year. The Tamiya version uses a highly detailed polycarbonate body to give it a proper look and uses Tamiya’s M-05 front wheel drive chassis underneath. Other features include [...]

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Tamiya MAN TGX French Blue

Tamiya French Blue Edition MAN TGX 18.540 XLX

Recently announced by Tamiya is the French Blue Edition of their MAN TGX 18.540 4×2 XLX. The MAN is 1/14th scale in size, which still makes it fairly large, and sports some serious scale realism in its design. The hard plastic ABS body comes pre-painted in French Blue with a clear topcoat applied for extra durability. * Durable ladder frame * 3 [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebe…

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebels Alt. Yes, that might be the longest name ever for an rc car, but it represents the successful race car that Mercedes campaign way back in the early 90s in Germany. At the very least it should make for a fun 4wd 1/10 kit to put [...]

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Tamiya Honda Civic SiR (EG6) - TT02D Drift Spec

Tamiya Honda Civic SiR TT02D Drift Spec

For all you drifting fanatics, Tamiya recently announced the Honda Civic SiR EG6 Drift Spec kit. We saw the Civic a couple of weeks ago at the HobbyTown USA Convention and it comes with a nicely detailed body, sharp looking mesh style wheels, and Super Driftech tires. The body sits on a 4wd drift spec TT02D chassis that has a [...]

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2016 HobbyTown USA National Convention

2016 HobbyTown USA Convention Wrap Up

You know what they say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”. If that saying is true, this 2016 HobbyTown Convention wrap up should be good for nearly 40,000. Check out the pictures below to take in the various sights from the convention. You’ll find pictures of the Kyosho, Tamiya, Venom, Castle, A Main, and Imex booths. You’ll also see pictures [...]

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Tamiya NSX TT-02

Tamiya Acura NSX TT-02 Kit

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Acura NSX TT-02 Kit. The new full sized NSX is making big waves in the car scene with its aggressive looks and advanced technology, soon you’ll be able to drive a 1/10 scaled version thanks to Tamiya. The beautifully done NSX body sits on Tamiya’s dependable and easy to build TT-02. * 4 wheel drive * [...]

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tamiya-cr01-mud-truck

Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Tamiya, Where Art Thou…

Before getting into the topic at hand, big kudos to RC4WD for hiring Richard Trujillo and John Thornton. While I do not know either personally, I have been following their work for years via message boards. Trujillo is also especially notable as of late because he is the brains behind the Vaterra Ascender. Huge get for RC4WD. Ok, back to our [...]

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Tamiya TG10-Mk.2FN

Tamiya TG10-Mk.2FN Nitro Chassis Kit

New from the crew over at Tamiya is the TG10-Mk.2FN nitro on-road kit. The TG10-Mk.2FN has a narrow chassis layout, thus giving a proper look when used with the more traditional 190mm touring car bodies. A Tamiya FS-12FN nitro engine comes standard and features a slide carb, recoil starter, and die cast heat sink. * New narrow suspension arms * Shaft driven [...]

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