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? From just £4.95. Saturday? From only £7.95.
Important: Looking for Tamiya Spare Parts? Stocks are improving considerably, but many items still delayed between 6 and 8 weeks.
Other ranges and Tamiya items showing as "IN STOCK" on the product page, such as ALL RC kits, are unaffected so are safe to order as normal.

DISPATCHES SUN 29TH-MON 30TH NOV: We are very busy but only running around 24 hours behind on dispatches 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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