Super Customerized Tamiya Wild Dagger

Chris Malone’s heavily modified Tamiya Wild Dagger (Bedfordshire, United Kingdom)

A Tamiya Wild Dagger is the base of this highly customized truck. Actually, there is little Dagger left. Chris calls his creation, “Cold Fusion”, and it is built as a racer. His goal was to make it able to hang with any other MT out on the track. It has been in the works and getting refined for about 3 years and he tells us that he is really pleased with how it has turned out.

  • > Custom-designed 4mm aluminum TVP chassis; designed for lowest possible CG, minimimum weight, supports up to 16 cells and extends the wheelbase by 2 inches amonst other stuff
  • > Custom-designed 5mm aluminnium combo shock towers/gearbox braces
  • > Modified suspension geometry for improved handling
  • > Aluminum and delrin cross-braces
  • > Unlimited Engineering Super Shocks
  • > R2C2 extended aluminum suspension arms; very lightweight
  • > MIP RS4MT CVDs all-round
  • > Lunsford Titanium turnbuckles
  • > 7075 aluminium XSpede front steering knuckles
  • > Prototype “Super Diff” installed in the rear; replaces stock diff with a much stronger custom-designed diff which uses HPI Savage 4-bevel innards (designed and made by a friend of Chris)
  • > Dual Mamba Max 5700Kv speed controllers and brushless motors. Top speed of about 55mph
  • > Dual Elite 8-cell, 4500mAh stick packs wired in parallel
  • > RPM Monster Clawz StableMaxx rims
  • > Pro-Line Bow-Tie tires
  • > Hexcrews AP hardware
  • > Nomadio React radio, with voltage and temp sensors installed

Source : RC Car Action

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