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Tamiya Truck Rules

Only the Tamiya TT01e or TT02 kit chassis can be used, not modified in anyway, with the exception of sympathetic removal of lugs in the battery compartment to allow for block style LIPO's to be fitted.
Any of the recognized Tamiya Hop Ups may be fitted either as Tamiya parts or as those manufactured in the style of Tamiya by the likes of 3 Racing, Yeah etc.
Recommended hop ups are:·
Wheel bearings
Oil filled shocks
Servo saver
Alloy drive shaft
Steering arms and mechanism

Only the Tamiya kit brushed motor may be used.
The kit ‘Drive ratio’ may not be changed - only Tamiya kit pinion and spur may be used. 19t Pinion and 61t Spur

Any commercially available 6 cell NiCad or NiMH or any commercially available 2s LiPo.  (LiPo must be in hard casing)
Max nominal voltage rating to be 7.2v (NiCad or NiMH) and 7.4v for LiPo
Any and all LIPO battery charging or discharging at club meetings must take place with the LIPO pack contained within a LIPO Sack. A LIPO sack is a fire retardant bag with velcro seal specifically designed for containing LIPO cells whilst charging. Only commercially produced LIPO sacks are allowed for this purpose.
Any person found charging without a LIPO sack will not be allowed to race, persistent offenders may be asked to leave.

Only the Tamiya kit racing truck body, or the Montech racing truck body (Schumacher part No. MT007007) may be used.

Radios and Speed Controllers
Drivers running LIPO batteries must use the Hobbywing 1060 Speed Controller. The Tamiya kit brushed speed controller may be used only if NiMh batteries are being used.
Any commercially available RC equipment functioning on the 27 MHz, 40 MHz or 2.4 GHz bands is acceptable.
Any servo may be used.

Wheels & Tyres
Only the Tamiya kit tyres and wheels may be used.
Foam inserts may be used.
Additive is permitted but nothing containing wintergreen

Ground Clearance
All cars must maintain a ground clearance of 5mm, no screw or fitting should protrude below the bottom of the chassis. Ground clearance is defined as follows: - the clubs 5mm gauge should be able pass under the car from front to rear and from side to side when the car is standing in race ready condition without the car moving. Any movement of the car either laterally or vertically will be deemed as a failure.
Please note that the Race Directors decision is final in all matters concerning the eligibility of cars to run but the prime consideration will always be safety for both the club and the venue