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== Technical info ==
 
== Technical info ==
 
{{Chassis data|Length = 127 mm|Width = 86 mm|Wheelbase = 80 mm|Ground Clearance = 10 mm (With spike tires)<br>9 mm (With slick tires)|Driveshaft Length = 60 mm|Gear Set = 11.2:1<br>8.75:1<br>6.4:1<br>5:1<br>4:1 ([[Competition Gear Set]])|Terminal Type = C-type|Weight = 115 g (With middle-diameter wheels and alkaline batteries)|Down Thrust Angle = 0}}
 
{{Chassis data|Length = 127 mm|Width = 86 mm|Wheelbase = 80 mm|Ground Clearance = 10 mm (With spike tires)<br>9 mm (With slick tires)|Driveshaft Length = 60 mm|Gear Set = 11.2:1<br>8.75:1<br>6.4:1<br>5:1<br>4:1 ([[Competition Gear Set]])|Terminal Type = C-type|Weight = 115 g (With middle-diameter wheels and alkaline batteries)|Down Thrust Angle = 0}}
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{{Chassis stats|Toughness = 2|Images = [[File:T3ChassisStats.png|150 px]]|Acceleration = 3|Cornering = 2|Stability = 2|Adaptability = 2|Ease of Maintenance = 2.9}}
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==

Revision as of 07:57, March 28, 2017

Type3Chassis

Type-3 Chassis

The Type-3 Chassis (タイプ3シャーシ) is a Mini 4WD chassis released by Tamiya in June 1989. It was first equipped with the Rising Bird.

General info

The Type-3 is the updated and improved version of the Type-1 Chassis.

Many features from the Type-2 Chassis, such as driveshaft bearing attachments (with plastic/brass bearings equipped by default), battery clip and guide rollers, are now standards for this chassis. In additions, the chassis also includes holes to dissipate heats and reduce weight. The crown gear and propeller shaft's position has been modified to minimized the power loss. Both the front bumper and the side-guards now has the additional screw holes for guide rollers.

However, since it was actually the updated version of Type-1, the chassis is still having the potential to flip over due of its high ground-clearance, which can be solved by using either the rear roller stay parts or using the low gear ratio setup.

The Type-3 Chassis was later modified into Truckin' Chassis.

Technical info

Chassis Data
Length 127 mm
Width 86 mm
Wheelbase 80 mm
Ground Clearance 10 mm (With spike tires)
9 mm (With slick tires)
Driveshaft Length 60 mm
Compatible Gear Set(s) 11.2:1
8.75:1
6.4:1
5:1
4:1 (Competition Gear Set)
Roller Down Thrust Angle 0
Terminal Type C-type
Weight 115 g (With middle-diameter wheels and alkaline batteries)
Chassis Stats
Toughness 2 T3ChassisStats
Acceleration 3
Cornering 2
Stability 2
Adaptability 2
Ease of Maintenance 2.9

Trivia

  • Along with the Type-1 Chassis and Truckin' Chassis, the Type-3 Chassis is one of the only chassis to have two pinion gear sets.
  • The Type-3 is the only chassis that can use the Competition Gear Set GUP in the official Mini 4WD race tournaments.[1]

References

  1. Mini 4WD Grade-Up Parts Matching List (Gear sets) (Japanese)
Chassis
Original series Origin · Comical · Wild · Cruiser · RV
Type series
(Racing/Truckin')
Type-1 · Type-2 · Type-3 · Type-4 · Zero · FM · Truckin' · Type-5
Super series
(Super/Mighty, Fully Cowled/Aero)
Super-1 · Super-FM · Super TZ · Super X · VS · Super TZ-X · Super XX · Super-II
Mini-F series Mini-F
R/C Mini 4WD TR-1
PRO/REV MS · AR · MA · FM-A · VZ
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