Tamiya 6×6 Cousins

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Submitted By
Lawrence Zarcone
Mahopac, NY, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title Tamiya 6×6 Cousins
Vehicle Class Scale
Chassis Brand Tamiya
Chassis Model G6-01
Body Brand Tamiya
Body Model cab over time trials racer
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Mabuchi 540 in both kits
Speed Control Brand and Model Traxxas XL-5 in the Big Yellow Bus (w/ a red Dynahead body) and Axial crawler speed control in the orange Dynahead.
Battery Brand and Model Dynamite 5000mah
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model 1.9" crawler on the orange one & stock on the red one
Shocks Brand and Model stock in both kits
Axles Brand and Model stock in both kits
Paint Brand and Model Tamiya
Graphics Brand and Model Tamiya
Scale Accessories Brand and Model The Dynahead has crawler rims/tires, roof cage w/ lights, and spare tire (wine cork in the cage isn't permanent). The red Dynahead has two RPM turbos behind the motor
Light System Brand and Model Off-brand LEDs from Ebay.
Radio System Brand and Model Tactic TTX-300 in both kits
Other Options Brand and Model Fast Eddy ball bearings, Tamiya aluminum servo mounts (front & rear), Ace Hardware aluminum spacers to lower the front & rear servos and reduce steering servo angle.
Further Description/Back Story I built the Dynahead crawler first, I loved the body, 4WS & 6×6 capability but thought it would be fun if it was faster. I bought a King Yellow Bus, sold the body and found a Dynahead body on eBay (the Dynahead body is impossible to get). It's amazing how different they are, but both great in their own way.

Big thanks to John at Gallimods Hobby Shop in Baldwin place for the kits, controllers, paint, parts and advice. GalliMods Hobby Shop

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