Tamiya 1/10 The Hornet 2WD Buggy Kit

Tower Stock# LXJSW5  •  Manufacturer Stock# 58336
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Notes from our tech department:
Relive the days of 32 pitch gears, 1.4" diameter 3-piece wheels and
kits you had to build yourself with the re-release of the
Tamiya classic The Hornet RWD Off-Road Racer.


Chassis: Monocoque plastic tub style chassis
Drive: Rear wheel drive
Body: Clear Lexan with clear Lexan wing
Electronic Speed Control: Tamiya TBLE-02S w/brake & reverse, reverse
can be disabled
Motor: Mabuchi RS540SH (bushing/sealed endbell)
Plastic bushings
Shocks: Coil-over friction in front and aluminum body oil-filled in
the rear
Gearbox: Sealed rear gearbox
Differentials: bevel gear
Transmission: single speed
Tires: 1.4" spiked on the rear and 1.4" ribbed on the front
Wheels: 5-spoke, 3-piece White plastic wheels
Bumpers: Large Black plastic rail type front bumper
Suspension: Independent front A-arm and rear rolling rigid axle
Camber Tie Rods: fixed non-adjustable
Steering Tie Rods: adjustable
Steering: Two steering rods attach to the servo saver and knuckle arm
Servo Saver: included


Hornet rolling chassis with rear oil-filled shocks, 540 motor,
electronic speed control, clear body, tires, 3-piece wheels, 19
tooth 32 pitch pinion gear, 50 tooth counter gear, decal sheet and
building instructions.


Radio: 2-Channel with 1 steering servo
Radio Batteries: (8) AA size
Battery: 6-cell stick pack w/standard connector (7-cell won't fit)
Charger: AC/DC Timed or Peak for 6-cell battery
Paint: Required for the body (Black paint to duplicate box art)
Misc. Items: Building and track equipment


Length: 15.74" (400mm)
Width: 9.05" (230mm)
Height: 5.90" (150mm)
Weight: 1.92lbs (874g)(approx.)
Tires- Front: 1.4" ID - 2.85" OD - .80" wide
Rear: 1.4" ID - 3.75" OD - 1.75" wide
Length: 13" (330mm)
Width: 5.5" (139mm) at rear wheels (widest point)
2.25" (57mm) behind from wheels (thinnest point)
Height: 3" (76mm)


For Replacement Ball Bearings use:
Qty. Size Location Bearing Set Qty.
(1) 5 x 8mm counter gear (use 1 DTXC1523)
(13) 5 x 11mm everywhere on the model (use 7 DTXC1547)

Body pictured on the box is painted Black

updated jpg 6/27/07
updated jml 1.13.12



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