Well I did a lot of research before I bought them and it seems the stock ones break alot. People complain they are no good but ether haven't got a slipper clutch fitted or just don't know how to set it up properly ! Also do the 3Racing CVDs only come in one size as i heard 68 mm will still make em' fall out? Comical Grasshopper 1/10 Scale 2WD Wheelie Buggy Kit WR-02CB RC Tamiya 58662. If I decide to race it, I will install my TEKIN 537 3700KV motor. In my Dark Impact, I'm running the Castle 6900kV Mamba Max - and in my first go around, I chewed out the center of the diff gear. Correct me if I'm wrong, but with a 6000kv motor on 3s lipo with that spur/pinion is geared for 61mph. The DF03 Dark Impact is a fun buggy to drive. NJhopper, July 4, 2009 in General discussions, Hi I just bought a Dark impact on the bay and i need some help. Once you’ve done all that, the Dark Impact could very well form the basis of a full-blown hobby. 58370 Tamiya Dark Impact - DF03 RRP £199.00 £169.00 [VIEW DETAILS] Home > Radio Control Models > R/C Off Road Cars > 1/10 Scale Electric > 58370 Tamiya Dark Impact - DF03 Tweet. It features a mid-rear mounted motor and longitudinally mounted battery for optimum balance for jumping. So, either I assembled/installed the diff wrong/improper for the … check me out, second post of the day. I got the 3RACING front/rear composite shock towers, one piece inputs, driveshaft, front "A" arm support and rear gearbox support. Tamiyaclub.com Forums ; General discussions ; Tamiya "dark Impact" Sign in to follow this . Why wouldn't this work?? Well there's plenty of guys running my set-up and none of them have over heating issues. Offroad tracks here in Las Vegas are hard dirt packed surfaces with divits and pot holes (no grass or fake turf) and can PUNISH any 1/10 or 1/8 4WD buggy. The 0.5m teeth of the pinion/spur do not wear. Cos 3Racing are going to make them too short arn't they............ You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. He has been very helpful in providing me with info on his creation. I'll be running this mostly on pavement and on dirt like in the vids. Ive also read a few posts about alternate harder gears which give better reliability. Happy to present the full video with my first ever Tamiya DF-03 experience and my "new" Tamiya Dark Impact! Well I made a stupid mistake and put all the stickers on and afterwards realized the body had a clear tear off coating on it! By Kinda combining old school with new school. So I built a conversion kit and converted it to a M-0.8 gear set-up. TAMIYA DARK IMPACT DF03 ROULEMENT A BILLES (33pcs) BEARING RODAMIENTO RC BUGGY. Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03. Correct me if I'm wrong, but with a 6000kv motor on 3s lipo with that spur/pinion is geared for 61mph! This is a 4WD chassis with ball differentials front and rear. Sign in with Google. Using Tamiya's traditional shaft-driven chassis formula, the Dark Impact features a highly efficient drivetrain and optimized vehicle balance. No trades. Upgrading some of the parts of DF-03 Dark Impact to aluminum. Every other site I've been on, everyone complains that the plastic ring/pinion in the front diff shreds and the rear diff main gear melts under the power of a good brushless motor. The DF03 is 0.5mm pinion and spur and the Tamiya range covers from 75T spur to 85T spur and from 19T pinion to 32T pinion. Would the 3Racing universals work+ are they good quality as well?. Followers 1. The nylon crown and pinion gears of the front diff do not wear. Well I picked the DARK IMPACT up on Friday and started building it right away. A: My local RC track facility was forced to move a long ways away. Tamiya "dark Impact" By THE HP FREAK, March 16, 2010 in General discussions. It consists of numbers of parallel black and white stripes (“bars”). The kit (or optional ratio) Tamiya pinions for the DF03 in 0.5m are also hardened steel. Images View all Images in thread. I'm looking for strength and durability here due to I'll be running a hot BL set-up. I prefer shaft drive to belts all the time. 48dp is an SAE measurement and doesn't equal any metric sizes. However, there have already been people who converted the DF03 to work with 0.4 module spur gears, making it a little easier to source pinions (Since as far as I know only Tamiya sells 0.5 module pinions). ! With me running a brushless 6000KV motor I figured they wouldn't last too long. I'll be running a Zippy Flightmax 11.1 volt 3s, lipo, 5000mAh, 40c. What I did made it faster and stronger - not just shiney ! Forums ; Model Type ; Buggies, Truggies & Stadiums ; oodboo’s DF03 Dark Impact Join our community. I run the M08 gearing on all my RC's and they make no noise at all. I hope it doesn't happen to me. http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-62196343123315_2098_15636272, http://www.hobbypartz.com/ez-60a-rc-brushl...car-system.html. Make Offer - TAMIYA DARK IMPACT 4X4 & TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER X 2 LOT OF 3 R/C's. P.S : I just emailed Robinson Racing to see if they make and steel gears or if they would be willing to make a run of them. With virtually every molded part coming white, they don’t get much cleaner looking than the new Dark Impact. The 2S will be for racing. Tamiya model database with pictures, data, parts reference and manual From Japan +C $75.76 shipping. Price: $190.40 & FREE Shipping: Brand: TAMIYA: Item Dimensions LxWxH: 19.2 x 9 x 6.3 inches: Item Weight: 1156 Grams: About this item This fits your . O.k now down to it. And yes a common problem once you have more than the kit 540 or use the inner damper holes on the lower arms or towers. The Dark Impact uses the DF-03 buggy chassis which was first released in 2006 as set 58370 and was black as you might expect. Well I picked up my slipper clutch and started modding it already! Im looking to go brushless with my Dark Impact in the near future and have read a swaith of stuff in respect of the premature Counter Gear Failure. i need some help from dark impact owners. (again see my showroom). ), the Tamiya DF03 uses a 0.5 module spur gear. Is there any after market company that makes the REAR/FRONT ring/pinion out of steel instead plastic? Where you will have wear issues is the mainshaft gear, the 18T 0.6m 'soft butter' aluminium gear pressed onto the slipper shaft. Copyright Netsmith 2019 Sign up for a new account in our community. Discussion. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Nib tamiya dark impact limited edition white version w/ slipper clutch option. Powered by Invision Community. C $43.30. 1/10 Run Immediately Tamiya High Spec 4Wd Radio Control Dark Impact Completely. Sorry for the crappy pics, old digital camera. So needless to say they are all scrap now. Nope. LOL! Melted rear diff centre sounds more like incorrectly adjusted slipper vs ball diff to me. Why wouldnt this work?? What is causing this and how do i stop it? 0.8m gearing will do not much in terms of strength, just make it loud and add friction. Recommended Posts. I ran a front one-way and slipper clutch and my set up was proper without a doubt. I have a picture of both sets of UNI's/CVD's (warped and broken) in my showroom for my Dark Impact below: http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.a...6&sid=14859. ANy help on seting up my suspension,toe and all that would help too. Sell for $120. Thanks. I did what was necerssary to get the car up to the right spec and raced it at regional level. tamiya; df03; By oodboo, June 4 in Buggies, Truggies & Stadiums. I didn't car for the spur/pinion gear set-up on this thing. It's easy! It keeps droping dog bones when I drive it. If so, Tamiya has you dialed with the new White Version of the Dark Impact buggy. Currently running a 54spur/15pinion. Who knows mabey they might if theirs enough interest in them. Stock Status: Due … Any ratio you could want to use. I still want to run my M0.8 gearing set-up. specifacly peeps that have brushless sytems in theirs. Also My pinion gear dosent really mesh right with the spur gear. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Thanks for all you help. Copyright Netsmith 2019 Comes with the slipper clutch i purcahsed seperatly for $47 and a can of white tamiya paint for body. Discussion Tamiya Dark Impact power system question Off-road Cars ... Forums; Magazine; Blogs; Classifieds; Places; Sign Up | Log In Cars Off-road Cars Discussion Tamiya Dark Impact power system question; Thread Tools: Jun 19, 2006, 03:42 PM #1; Heli Mod Man. HI!...1st off I'll be doing something a bit different with my DF03. 58370 Tamiya Dark Impact - DF03. If you run with the 48dp pinion you will not have a spur for very long. My pinion is a 48 dp 21 tooth. LOL! Then I simply modded a TRAXXAS slipper clutch and mounted it. Let me know and post up a pic of what you think would be another candidate. From France +C $2.63 shipping. As for the suspension setup, what would you like to know? Lasts less than 20 packs for me using high powered brushless (alot more than a 60A Ez-Run). TAMIYA DARK IMPACT 4X4 & TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER X 2 LOT OF 3 R/C's. Make Offer - Comical Grasshopper 1/10 Scale 2WD Wheelie Buggy Kit WR-02CB RC Tamiya 58662. Views: 60; Views: 54. Pre-Owned. ! Im guessing it looks like a 48 pitch sort of?. So I took the gear shaft from the slipper clutch kit and drilled a small hole in it to accept a dowel pin. Link below for TamiyaUSA, http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/item.php?product-id=53922. Sign In; or; Sign Up; Sign in with Facebook. Well some more parts came in today. Did I input something wrong? The front one-way put a hard yank/pull on the UNI's/CVD's when power was applied coming out of corners, which caused them to warp and break. We should all start emailing them asking. Some members here use Top Force buggy UNI's (can be used for many Tamiya 4WD buggies) and I am told they are the strongest. The 3Racing UJ's for the DF03 are perfectly OK ! Q: Why haven't you made new videos since 2013? Make sure this fits by entering your model number. My pinion is a 48 dp 21 tooth. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Although I have now sold the car, I ran it for a long time so please feel free to ask any questions if you can't find what you are looking for. I still have to get the higher voltage electric fan for my ESC and the CVD's. Powered by Invision Community, The thundershot/terra scorcher UJ's (same UJ's for BOTH cars). ! Five Stars did make a replacement shaft to get away from the alloy gear, but most here have been unable to obtain them. These are the two bevel gears I'll be sending to them : Is there any other gears that are prone to breaking that I should have them look at as well? Anyways I'll be having several gear sets for the DARK IMPACT made from hardened steel, so I shouldn't have any issues under 3S power. I have the special edition white version which came out in 2015. Alright my man, Looks like im going with the 3Racing u-J's as these are the cheapest and they are readily availible. oodboo’s DF03 Dark Impact. Well I've been talking with a gear company across the way to get some bevel gears made up out of steel (hardened possibly). 1st I've heard of that. Cost me $213 for everything. The dogbones falling out on the DF03 according to some is a well known problem. due to the lack of room in the chasis, i took out the carson setup that came with the car, i just couldnt seem to get it … Thank you for watching! Teeth are way to fine. The graphite ones seem to take a tone of abuse. I also have a E-REVO running 80MPH on 6S. http://i361.photobucket.com/albums/oo58/Ne...pg?t=1267637620, It's a nice idea, but I am personally more interested in a replacement steel gear instead of the alloy one in the rear gearbox Also because my Dark Impact is a project car for an RWD buggy. Have a look at my show room for all the proper bits you need and you should be able to find all your answers there. By Tired of every new product being murdered out? Tamiya DF-03 Dark Impact Rear Differential Off-road Cars. Sheared off teeth will be caused by the alloy mainshaft gear wearing. So after painting the body today I just threw on some stickers I had laying around. 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