Saturday, July 28, 2012

Droop explained!

A video on setting the droop on the F104V2, and what it does.......

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Another sweet F1 video from Speedtech RC

i stumbled across another good video from the Speedtech boys at a recent UF1 race. They have some nice interviews and lots of video of new conversions and parts....

First Look Tamiya F104V2

A video overview...

Set the links on your F104V2

New video on setting the rear end of the new Tamiya F104V2

Sunday, July 15, 2012

New Tamiya F1 tires

Tamiya USA has announced a new F1 tire that fits the foam tire rim for the F104 series cars.

Tamiya USA:
"New Tamiya F1 tires for the F-104 chassis!
We are proud to announce the introduction of two new rubber tire compounds for the vastly popular Tamiya F104 Formula One chassis car kits. The front tire is a soft compound designed to offer excellent steering performance and the rear tire is a hard compound, which offers high traction with excellent longevity and durability. The new tire compounds fit the following Tamiya wheel sets: items 51378 and 54400.....

...The new item numbers for the tires are: 1031 RC F1 Tire Front (Soft) and 1032 RC F1 Tire Rear (Hard) The new tires will be available through hobby shops in early August."

Full article:

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Herbert Weber ETS F1 Champ!

Congratulations to Herbert Weber  ETS Series F1 champ and reader!!!

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Beautiful belt drive FGX

This is out of control, a totally sano belt drive FGX with fully independent suspension...

From Charles Lightfoot of UF1:
" Thank you Calvin Lee for all the hard work that went into building this car...."

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Very Nice Setting Guide by

Have a look at this nice setting write up by ,  very useful...

Narrow Serpent F1

Could this be a narrow Serpent F1???  Or just a one off with 1/12 front arms???