Tamiya 1/14 Volvo FH12 Globetrotter 420 4x2 Kit

Tower Stock# TAMC6312  •  Manufacturer Stock# 56312
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the electric powered, radio controlled, 1/14 scale
Volvo FH12 Globetrotter 420 4x2 Tractor Truck kit.

Compatible with the Tamiya Tractor Truck Option Parts
for further customization.


Chassis: Ladder frame with aluminum channels and resin cross members
Cabin: Tilt forward operation just like full-size truck, removable
fenders to depict a low carrying load
Drive: 2WD, shaft driven from front mounted motor to solid rear
axles which are equipped with gear differentials
Motor: RS540 brushed
Transmission: Three speed servo controlled constant mesh
Suspension: Die cast metal front axle and reinforced resin rear
axles float mounted on metal leaf springs and shocks
Shocks: Aluminum body coil spring friction (not oil-filled)
Cab: ABS plastic
cab tilts forward separately from fenders, clear
plastic windows, separate grille, mirrors, seats dashboard and
other accessories add to realism
Wheels: Chrome plated plastic
Tires: Treaded rubber construction


1/14 scale Tamiya Volvo FH12 Globetrotter kit, 540 motor, tires,
wheels, decal sheet, 3-speed transmission, instructions and coupler
unit for trailer (trailer not included)


Radio: 4-channel with 4-channel receiver
Servos: Two standard size for steering and shifting
Electronic Speed Control: Tamiya TEU302BK (TAMM3178) recommended, do
not use the Tamiya TEU101BK or the TEU104BK
Battery: 6-cell stick with Tamiya type battery connector
Battery Charger: Timed or peak for 6-cell battery
Paint, building & track equipment


Length: 17.32" (440mm)
Width: 7.40" (188mm)
Height: 11.7" (298mm)
Wheelbase: 10.7" (272mm)
Weight: 5.07lbs (2300g)
Front Tread: 6.14" (156mm)
Rear Tread: 5.43" (138mm) distance between center of tires
measured side-to-side
Gear Ratio: 10.6:1
Low Gear 1:32.49
2nd Gear 1:17.66
3rd Gear 1:10.66 with 3-speed gearbox


The Tamiya Multi Function Control Unit (TAMC6511) not included,
provides many different truck related sound effects. The Multi
Function Control Unit REQUIRES an 2.4GHz type radio only with
analog trims such as the Tamiya 4YWD, TAMJ5252.

jxs 06/26/17

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