TAMIYA The Grasshopper 2005 - T58346


  • Build it yourself Kit car

  • Complete and comprehensive instructions

  • 2wd buggy

$179.95

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Product Description
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Based on 1-seater buggies seen tearing-up dirt tracks across the U.S. in the 80"s, the Grasshopper first made its appearance in R/C stores in 1984. Boasting easy assembly and easy control, the lightweight Grasshopper proved an instant hit as the perfect entry level R/C kit. Also, compatible with a whole range of option parts such as 540 motor and ball bearings, the Grasshopper was an entry level car that could keep up with the owners driving experience. 

The perfect combination of simple assembly and tough exterior is what made the Grasshopper so special. Durable plastic body is fastened to bathtub resin monocoque chassis by screws, creating a solid frame that can absorb any type of rough handling. Off-road tracks can be tackled with ease thanks to coil spring dampers, and independent swing axle front and rigid axle rear suspension. Diff loaded sealed gearbox keeps out the dirt and stones for smooth driving and cornering. Paddle style rear tires and grooved front tires combine with 3-piece assembly type wheels for excellent grip performance on dirt tracks. Half-body driver figure adds that finishing touch to a fun off-road R/C car. 

SPECIFICATIONS

Adjustable Gear Ratio - fixed
Bearings - metal and plastic bushings
Body Material - Clear Polycarbonate
Chassis Material - plastic
Construction Type assembly - kit
Differential Type - gear
Drive Type - gearbox
Led Light Buckets - no
Led Lights - no
Motor - 380-brushed type
Scale - 1/10
Shock Damper - friction damper
Length: 389mm
width: 223mm
height: 135mm
weight: 830g
Rear 2 Wheel Drive
Independent swing axle front suspension, rolling rigid axle rear suspension
Sealed rear gearbox to protect diff gear during off-road running
Suspension independent front/solid axle rear
Terrain Use off-road

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Transmitter and receiver
  • 7.2V Nimh battery and charger
  • Steering servo
  • 4 AA alkaline batteries for the radio