Tamiya Tb-04R Chassis Kit Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades

Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

This article was originally published in the RC Driver’s March 2016 issue.
By Paul Onarato

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VEHICLE: TAMIYA TB-04R CHASSIS KIT
TYPE: 1/10-scale 4WD electric touring car kit
PRICE: $429.99 (item no. 84412)

Tamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop Up 30 Tamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop UpHOP-UP: Tamiya aluminum damper stay mount
PRICE: $21.99 (54624)
Machined from aluminum, this damper stay mount is very durable and includes the necessary mounting hardware. This mount offsets the damper position, thus making a more solid damper attachment instead of using spacers.

Tamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop Up 31 Tamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop UpHOP-UP: Tamiya steel bevel gears
PRICE: $16.45 (54540)
The teeth on these bevel gears for the differential are very tough thanks to their steel construction which allows you to use highpowered motor setups. One set is enough to outfit one differential.

Tamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop Up 29 300x172 Tamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop UpTamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop Up 28 Tamiya Tb 04R Chassis Kit Hop UpHOP-UP: Tamiya aluminum steering arms and Tamiya aluminum steering bridge
PRICE: Arms $19.50 (54535) / Bridge $12.49 (54534)
By adding these two parts to the steering system on the TB-04R chassis, you will find increased precision and rigidity. This translates into increased steering response when used in combination with high grip tires or on high grip tracks.

Links

Tamiya America, tamiyausa.com, (800) 826-4922

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