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1/10 2017 Grasshopper II 2WD Kit

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Product Details

The Grasshopper II is one of Tamiya's iconic radio control car kits from the late 1980's!
Key Features
  • The Grasshopper II Body Is Molded In Durable White Polystyrene Resin
  • Includes A Driver Figure For Attachment To The Body
  • Features A Rugged ABS Resin Bathtub Chassis
  • Front Swing Axle And Rear Rolling Rigid Suspension Setups
  • Front Ribbed Tires Give Great Straight-Line Grip, Rear Spike Tires Provide Powerful Drive
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In The Box
  • (1) 1/10 2017 Grasshopper II 2WD Kit
  • (1) Instruction Manual
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Needed to Complete
  • (1) 2+ Channel Radio System
  • (1) Standard-Size Servo
  • (1) 7.2v - 7.4v Battery
  • (1) Battery Charger
1/10 2017 Grasshopper II 2WD Kit

Introduction

It was an enhanced follow up release to the original Grasshopper kit. This re-release (2017) kit features a number of updates while keeping largely faithful to the original model. Its streamlined construction process makes this kit perfect for less experienced users and R/C veterans alike, while separately sold option parts can be used to enhance the model.

Features

  • The Grasshopper II body is molded in durable white polystyrene resin
  • Includes a driver figure for attachment to the body
  • Features a rugged ABS resin bathtub chassis to withstand the rough-and-tumble fun of off-road driving
  • Front swing axle and rear rolling rigid suspension setups are actuated by coil-spring friction dampers
  • Fully enclosed rear gearbox contains a differential gear to aid smooth cornering
  • Front ribbed tires give great straight-line grip, and rear spike tires provide powerful drive and are matched with 8-spoke one-piece lightweight wheels
  • Compatible with tune-up parts such as standard Type 540 motors and CVA mini oil dampers
  • Kit comes with 380 size motor

About The Chassis

A rugged ABS resin chassis is more than up to the stresses of off-road driving, and features lightweight durable plastic suspension arms, gearboxes and so on - the result is a lightweight and durable unit. Front swing axle and rear rolling rigid suspension combine for a responsive drive, while a fully enclosed gearbox is integrated with the rear axle and has a built-in differential gear to aid smooth cornering. One-piece wheels are paired with front grooved and rear spike tires for solid performance.

Molded Resin Body
Molded Resin Body

The Grasshopper II body is molded in durable white polystyrene resin.

 

ABS Resin Chassis
ABS Resin Chassis

Features a rugged ABS resin bathtub chassis to withstand the rough-and-tumble fun of off-road driving.

 

Rigid Suspension
Rigid Suspension

Front swing axle and rear rolling rigid suspension setups are actuated by coil-spring friction dampers.

 

Enclosed Gear Box
Enclosed Gear Box

Fully enclosed rear gearbox contains a differential gear to aid smooth cornering.

 

Product Specifications

Ball Bearings Plastic bushing
Chassis ABS Plastic
Completion Level Kit
Drivetrain 2WD
Drive Type Forward/Brake/Reverse
Product Height 5.47" (139 mm)
Motor Type Brushed
Speed Control Included
Bushing Material Plastic
Shock Type Friction Damper
Receiver Sold Separately
Vehicle Type Buggy
Charger Sold Separately
Differential Gear Diffs
Body ABS Plastic
Power Type Electric
Product Width 8.7" (221 mm)
Radio Sold Separately
Servos Sold Separately
Motor Size 380-Brushed Type
Product Length 15.74" (400 mm)
Brakes Integral with ESC
Scale 1/10
Battery Sold Separately
Suspension Independent front/solid axle rear