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Fin-type Low-Profile Wheels

FinLowProWheels

CarbonFinLowProWheelsHardTires

SilverFinLowProWheelsDarkBlueTires

No. 15294 (1st version)
15358 (2nd version)
94642 (Hard tire & carbon wheel)
94805 (Purple-plated wheel)
94872 (Dark blue tire & silver wheel)
Release Date August 7, 2002 (1st version)
May 27, 2006 (2nd version)
March 22, 2008 (Hard tire & carbon wheel)
February 2012 (Purple-plated wheel)
April 21, 2012 (Dark blue tire & silver wheel)
Parts type Wheels/Tires
Wheel
Type Solid (Small dia. low-profile)
Spoke(s) 3 with 12 sub-fins (1st version)
6 with 12 sub-fins (Later models)
Width(s) Narrow (Parallel)
Material(s) Polypropylene
Carbon-nylon (Hard tire & carbon wheel only)
Tire
Type Slick (Small dia., low profile)
Width(s) Narrow (Parallel)
Surface Flat
Material(s) Medium Elastomer
Hard-compound Elastomer (Hard tire & carbon wheel only)
The fin-type low-profile wheels (Japanese: フィンタイプ ロープロホイール, Fin Taipu Rōpuro Hoīru) are the series of Mini 4WD Grade-up Parts released by Tamiya since August 7, 2002. It was first released during the R/C Mini 4WD era.

General info

The low-profile wheels has the fin-type sub-spoke, parallel width wheel design. Each sets comes with the low-profile tires.

The 1st version of the wheels has 3 main spokes that supports the wheels. Said design is somewhat fragile and is easily breaks. Later versions of the wheels instead has 6 main spokes to improves the wheels' rigidity.

Depends on the sets, it either comes with the polypropylene wheels and medium elastomer tires or carbon-mixed nylon wheels and hard-compound elastomer tires, The carbon-mixed nylon wheels alone can be obtained from the carbon reinforced wheel set.

It is compatible with most Mini 4WD Chassis. Compatibility with the bodyshells varies.

Some Mini 4WD cars, such as Blast Arrow and Silwolf, comes with the wheel sets by default.

External links

Tamiya Japan

Tamiya America

Tamiya Online Shop

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