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Official TRF418 info and pictures

So the wait is over and TRF have released some cad pics of the 418. Some nice refinements as expected including the Yokomo style motor mou...

So the wait is over and TRF have released some cad pics of the 418.

Some nice refinements as expected including the Yokomo style motor mount, 20t centre pulley and most excitingly new suspension arms and geometry.

Here are the pictures
All new carbon parts
New Suspension set-up, new lighter spool with drive shaft protectors 
New upper bulkheads
New motor mount for more controlled flex
20t Centre pulley more more control


Here is the translated text from the announcement
All the main chassis parts are redesigned!

Carbon parts:
  • lower deck
  • upper deck
  • front and rear damper stays
  • Bumper support
NEW Plastic parts:
  • uprights
  • front and rear suspension arms
  • spur gear
NEW Aluminium parts:
  • front and rear lower and upper bulkhead
  • motor mount
  • steering wiper
  • Direct shaft Cup (lighter and also allows you to but drive shaft protectors on it)
  • integrated servo mount
  • suspension mounts
  • Separate Suspension Mount
  • 20T center pulley
  • Stabilizer and stabilizer end
  • Damper spring
TRF driver Kono Teting the car
So what do you think? Lets hear your views
(Link Tamiya.com)

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  1. I think it is a long while that touring cars are the same shape, the same solutions... Which is the sense of new releases? I would suggest rethinking tracks, with narrower parts, in which drivers are compelled to brake, for instance. And... Tell me: what about?

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  2. I think it is a long while that touring cars are the same shape, the same solutions... Which is the sense of new releases? I would suggest rethinking tracks, with narrower parts, in which drivers are compelled to brake, for instance. And... Tell me: what about?

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