Monthly Archives: July 2022

Tamiya RC Advice Vol.23 – Turning the on-road spec TT-02 into a rally spec machine part 3

The popularity of RC rallies is increasing, where you can enjoy driving with flat dirt. Therefore, this time we will introduce how to change the on-road specification car of the shaft drive 4WD “TT-02 chassis”, which is also the most suitable as an entry model, to the rally specification.
Products introduced in the video
00:37 OP.2023 TT-02 Chassis cover set
04:54 OP.1571 TT-02 Aluminum motor heat sink

Boxart of Tamiya 92437 Super Clod Buster Gray Edition

The Super Clod Buster Is Back In An Exclusive Limited Edition Grey!
Tamiya is proud to present the Super Clod Buster as an assembly kit. This monster truck features an American pick-up truck like body that gives it a realistic appearance. The front grill, air intake, and roll bar have been recreated with metal plated parts. The Super Clod Buster features a twin-motor dual gearbox 4WD drive train, a durable link-arm, eight coil springs, and massive 165mm diameter tires for powerful and efficient running to overrun any obstacle. Want to enjoy monster truck running? The Super Clod Buster is made for you!

The Super Clod Buster is equipped with two motors and tightly sealed gearboxes that have been molded as one piece with axle housing. Minimum power loss and smooth cornering are obtained thanks to a gear train transmission and differentials. The included Dual Motor ESC provides ample power to get your truck over obstacles. Furthermore, this monster truck is also equipped with a 4WS system for 4-wheel drive steering. This feature makes tight cornering with such a big machine easy!

About the model

  • Exclusive Limited Edition!
  • The Super Clod Buster Body Has Been Reproduced In Injection-molded Plastic
  • Highly-durable Bathtub Type Monocoque Chassis Frame
  • Front And Rear Sealed Gearboxes Are Equipped With Differential Gears
  • Two 540 Motors Included


First details about Tamiya 47489 Egress Black Edition

47489 1/10 R/C Egress Black Edition
Estimated release date December 22.
This is a colour variation of the 1/10 R/C Egress (2013) (Item 58583) – new colour stickers, dampers and uprights to match up with a black-based body (requires painting). The black colour scheme enhances the classy image of the Egress, and the black-themed packaging like the 1/10 R/C Avante (2011) Black Special (Item 47390) catches your eyes.

About the model
• This is a 1/10 scale R/C model assembly kit. Length: 430mm, width: 243mm, height: 157mm. Wheelbase: 275mm.
• The lightweight, durable 0.7mm thick polycarbonate body depicts the form of the Egress – a successor to the famed Avante – with 1.0mm thick polycarbonate wing and under guard.
• This kit also features dark titanium colour anodized front/rear damper cylinders and front uprights, plus new colour stickers and silver colour wheels.

Image of course does not depict the 47489.

Tamiya official international release list August 2022

R/C Models
 58703  1/10 R/C au TOM’S GR Supra (TT-02)
 22051  XV-02 Setting Spring Set
 22052  XV-02 Universal Propeller Shaft
 22053  XV-02 Aluminum Spur Gear Holder
 22054  37mm Drive Shafts for Double Cardan Joint Shafts (2pcs.)
 22061  TD4/TD2 Carbon Damper Stay (Rear)

Static Models
 12036  1/12 Tyrrell P34 Six Wheeler (w/Photo-Etched Parts)
 20058  1/20 Tyrrell P34 Six Wheeler 1976 Japan GP (w/Photo-Etched Parts)
 21174  1/24 Nissan Fairlady 240ZG (Finished Model)

 95153  HG Carbon Front Stay For Fully Cowled Mini 4WD (1.5mm) J-Cup 2022
 95154  HG Carbon Rear Multi Roller Setting Stay (1.5mm) J-Cup 2022

Mini 4WD Pro Spark Rouge Tamiya Hurricane Joe 2022 Ver. Cyborg009 Special collaboration release

★ Collaboration mini 4WD is now available!
The dream collaboration between “Mini 4WD PRO Spark Rouge” and “Cyborg 009” has come true! The exclusive body sticker features Joe Shimamura’s racer “Hurricane Joe” as 2022 ver. Limited sale from Saturday, July 16th at the Ishinomori Manga Museum 1F goods shop “Sumiju Ichidrop”!
Mini 4WD PRO Super Cluj “Hurricane Joe 2022 ver. Cyborg 009 Special”
2,530 yen (tax included)
Source in Japanese language: Ishinomori Manga Museum 86th Special Exhibition