All items are physically IN STOCK in our warehouse, except Special Order & Pre-Order items and currently many Spare Parts. Read our Stock Levels page and our Reviews.
UK Delivery - Orders over £30: FREE Economy Delivery (3 to 5 working days). Express? Just £4.95. Saturday? Just £7.95. Walk in store is closed to comply with Covid19 regs - locals please email for special delivery options before you buy.
SPARES DELAY: Please do not order Tamiya Spare Parts unless you are happy to wait. Around 95% of all Tamiya spare parts, tools and clothing are out of stock here and at the importers with a minimum 30 day lead time at present. This does not affect car kits, radios, batteries, chargers or ESCs, just crash damage spares, most bodies and hop ups.
Despatch Delay: Due to a very busy Bank Holiday weekend we have a 2 working day backlog on all orders at present.


Ballraces


Why should I ballrace my Tamiya Radio Control Car

As standard, Tamiya cars (with a few exceptions) come with plastic or brass/alloy bushings for all rotating parts. The shaft or wheel spins on a thin layer of grease within the bearing - this slowly attracts dirt and wears away, reducing performance and giving a small wobble. Ballraces (strictly, precision engineered bearings) feature an inner and outer surface, between which are sealed tiny ball bearings - the outer surface clings to the wheel or gear, the inner surface clings to the shaft and it spins effortlessly on the ball bearings. Result More efficiency, more run time and slightly higher speed.


Great stuff we have recently added...

  • BEA1 Mr Bear Tamiya TL-01 / Dual Hunter Bearing Set

    Mr Bear TL01 / TL01B / Twin Detonator / Wild Dagger / Double Blaze / Dual Hunter Bearing Set (24 x 1150 Bearing)

    Added on: 11/05/2007

    Price £13.20

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  • BEA10 Mr Bear Tamiya DT02 / DT03 Bearing Set DT-02/DT-03

    Mr Bear Super Fighter G / DT02 (Sand Viper, Desert Gator, Fighter Buggy SV) / DT03 (Neo Fighter Buggy etc) Bearing Set (14 x 1150 Bearing)

    Added on: 11/05/2007

    Price £7.70

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  • BEA11 Mr Bear Tamiya Thundershot Bearing Set

    Mr Bear Thundershot (original and reissue) Bearing Set (17 x 1150 and 4 x 850 Bearings)

    Added on: 11/05/2007

    Price £11.55

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