Tamiya 1/10 Sand Rover 2011 Dune Buggy Kit

Tower Stock# TAMC8500  •  Manufacturer Stock# 58500
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the electric powered, radio controlled, 1/10 scale,
Tamiya Sand Rover 2011 Dune Buggy Kit.


Chassis: DT-02 ABS plastic tub
Drive: Rear wheel
Motor: 380 size (540 size will fit, see COMMENTS)
Pinion Gear: 10 tooth metal
Electronic Speed Control: Tamiya TEU-104BK with reverse
Differential: Planetary gear
Gearbox: Sealed
Shocks: Plastic body, friction type
Transmission: Single-speed
Suspension: Four wheel independent
Body: Molded plastic, white in color
Steering: Two-piece adjustable steering tie rods with servo saver
Tires: Ribbed front 0.83" (21mm) wide, 3.1" (80mm) diameter
Spiked rear 1.5" (39mm) wide, 3.2" (82mm) diameter
Wheels: Nylon resin, white in color
Front, 0.69" (17.5mm) wide, 2.2" (57mm) diameter
Rear, 1.3" (33mm) wide, 2.2" (57mm) diameter, 12mm hex
Caster: Adjustable, caster/toe-in refers to the angle of the front
suspension when viewed from the side of the car in relation to the
Camber: Non-adjustable


1/10 scale Tamiya Sand Rover Kit with Body, Wheels, Tires, ESC
380 Motor, Servo Saver, Driver Figure, Decals and Instruction


Radio: 2-channel with steering servo
Battery: 6-cell, 7.2V NiMH stick pack with standard connector
Battery Charger: To match selected battery
Transmitter Batteries: Four or eight depending on transmitter
Tools and track equipment


Length: 15.3" (390mm)
Width: 9.4" (240mm)
Height: 6.6" (168mm)
Weight: 2.9lbs (1350g), approximate
Length: 14.3" (364mm)
Width: 7.1" (180mm)
Height: 2.3" (55mm)


When installing a 540 size motor, the following parts are required
and must be purchased separately;
Tamiya #3515005 17 Tooth Pinion Gear (not carried)
3mm Grub Screw (TAMC5076)
Motor Plate

To paint body to match photos on box, order the following Tamiya
TS-12 Orange, TAMR5012 XF-2 Flat White
X-7 Red, TAMR1507 XF-9 Hull Red, TAMR8409
X-11 Chrome Silver, TAMR8111 XF-15 Flat Flesh, TAMR8415
X-18 Semi Gloss Black, TAMR8118

To upgrade to Ball Bearings use:
Qty. Size Location Qty. Bearing Set
4 5x11mm Gearbox 2 DTXC1547
2 5x11mm Spur Gear 1 DTXC1547
2 5x11mm Rear Axles 1 DTXC1547
4 5x11mm Front Wheels 2 DTXC1547

jxs 10/05/11



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