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Tamiya DF-03Ra Chassis

df03ra

Summary

  • Galleries: View
  • Introduced: 2008
  • Scale: 1/10
  • Primary use: Onroad
  • Config:MA
  • Driveline:Shaft
  • Body: Polycarbonate
  • Susp. front: Wishbone
  • Susp. rear: Wishbone

The DF-03Ra represented the latest in a long line of Tamiya 1/10th scale rally cars. It fits standard 190mm touring car bodies and 24mm or 26mm wheels & tires, but provides ~15mm ground clearance with long travel suspension to make dirt & gravel driving possible, and it will even handle small jumps. As the name suggests, the car is based on the shaft-driven DF-03 buggy and shares the entire core chassis & drivetrain assembly, adding shorter suspension arms, linkages, dogbones, shocks, and shock towers to achieve a form factor that will accept many dozens of standard car bodies.

Pros: Realism, tall ground clearance, uses many existing DF-03 parts Cons: Overly firm tire compound, battery tray only accepts rounded short packs

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58461 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V WRC 2009 No
92200 Castrol Celica '94 2009 No
92203 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV Monte Carlo 2009 No