THIS ITEM IS A SPECIAL ORDER, PLEASE ALLOW 3 DAYS FROM ORDER TO DISPATCH.
In February 2007, after a full model change, Toyota released a full-sized American pick-up truck. It was the first time in Toyota's history that an "All American Made" pick-up truck was sold. With the rising crude oil prices and the increasing demand for economical Japanese cars, the sales of the Tundra in the Pick-Up truck market was quite strong. This model precisely shows off the Tundra's modern looks and its great ability to take on any terrain with its excellent drive system. Tamiya's truck model of the Tundra comes as an accurately reproduced Double Cab version. Furthermore, this model Tundra comes with option parts allowing the user to raise the body in the same manner as the actual pick-up truck.
The model features a realistic ladder frame, 3-speed transmission and shaft drive 4WD system. A highly detailed injection moulded body and large diameter wheels enhance the stylish high-ground-clearance look. Original marking stickers add to the truck's overall realism.
METAL & METAL PLATED PARTS
An abundance of metal parts such as ladder frame, under guard, front guard, leaf springs and aluminium friction dampers are included.
Roll bar, road light, front grille, front/rear bumper, side-step, diff guard, wheels and muffler feature metal-plated finish.
ADD LED LIGHTS (SOLD SEPERATELY)
Use Multi-Function Unit to depict working headlights, tail lights and roll bar lights for even more incredible realism. (Multi-Function Unit includes LED lights).
Multi Function Unit will bring even more enjoyment to the operation of the model. Featuring realistic sound effects recorded from actual vehicles, controllable LED lights and other movement effects, this unit will greatly expand the potential of your model. This will connect into the receiver unit on the truck - this is why a 4 channel radio is suggested, even though the 4th channel at this stage isn't used.
Durable and realistic ladder frame consists of steel channel and resin cross member.
F/R propeller shafts feature universal joint to efficiently transmit power even if suspension is moving up and down.
QUICK BATTERY HOLDER Battery held in low position for excellent weight balance and stability.
Easy access holder allows running battery to be exchanged without removing body.
4WS STEERING ROD 4 wheel steering can be enabled by adding kit supplied rear axle tension rod.
4-wheel steering enables even tighter turning radius, perfect when using truck indoors or in confined space.
WHEELS & TYRES Newly designed monster truck tyres feature lug pattern suited for driving on rough surfaces.
Apply cement to wheels and tires when running on rough terrain.
Worn out wheel hubs can be replaced with 53056 Pin type Wheel Adapter.
Newly designed 3-speed transmission provides smooth low speed running, and allows gear
changing while running.
Low gear > 2nd gear > Top gear
1:64.39 > 1:35.20 > 1:21.14
Includes slipper clutch as standard part to protect gears during tough off-road running.
Differential lock, essential for driving on rough roads, may be easily enabled by simply removing F/R diff case covers and removing screw pins.
By using differential lock, drive power is transmitted even if wheels on one side are not grounded.
LEAF SPRING SUSPENSION
F/R suspension with friction dampers allows tension adjustment by altering number of leaf springs.
Features red anodized aluminum cylinder. Damping effect can be adjusted by applying separately available Friction Damper Grease and adding o-rings. Select according to ground conditions and leaf spring number.
Standard: normal running Default settings.
Soft: low-speed, high grip running Use 2 leaf springs and adjust tension using damper grease (soft) 53174.
Hard: stable and high-speed running Use 5 leaf springs and apply damper grease (medium) 53175 or (hard) 53176
REQUIRED ITEMS (NOT INCLUDED WITH KIT BUT INCLUDED WITH DEAL): RADIO CONTROL UNIT TRANSMITTER, RECEIVER, ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROLLER (ESC), STEERING SERVO & SHIFT SERVO
Kit includes a total of 42pcs of bearings (35pcs x 1150, 4pcs x 1260, 2pcs x 850 size metal and 1pc of 1050 size ball bearings).
Metal bearings require periodic application of grease to maintain performance. Separately available ball bearings do not require this treatment, and are highly recommended.
A special price bearing pack is available consisting of our own Mr Bear bearings, and this is offered at a discounted rate of just 25 if purchased with the truck
This kit is designed to be used only with pre-supplied type 540 motor and pinion gear.
It is not recommended that any faster motor is used
There is some debate as to whether a crawling motor would be suitable with the drive train.
Requires 4-channel, 2-servo digital proportional R/C unit with electronic speed controller with variable forward and reverse function.
UK Importer recommends use of Acoms AP401 4ch stick type transmitter with slide trim for ease of gear change when running and future upgradeability to MFU system.
2ch R/C unit cannot be used as it cannot shift gears.
PCM type receiver may not be used as it may cause radio interference when using with separately available Multi Function Unit.
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROLLER
Use high power type ESC with reverse function (maximum continuous current: forward 120A, reverse 60A, FET regulation).
A high-spec ESC is especially recommended when running on rough terrain.
We recommend the Mtroniks 20 and Ansmann 12 ESCs.
While standard type steering servo is sufficient, high torque servo may be beneficial when running on rough terrain.
Use of ITEM 50473 High Torque Servo Saver White or ITEM 51000 High Torque Servo Saver Black will further improve efficacy.
Tamiya recommend you do not use non standard sized or high speed servos.
7.2V running battery with Tamiya connector
Eight R6/AA/UM3 batteries for transmitter.
Durable resin gear case with integrated die-cast differential gear.