A very nice looking car and great to see MRRC keeping up with the big boys AND progressing into sidewinders - excellent!
But a cautionary note:
A 35k motor, with potentially twice the max speed of more modest models, will need a VERY large track to actually show it's capability. But given that, it will probably eat most things!
I am told MRRCs suplies have been abit hit and misson some items,but it seems that they are getting their act together and certainly the stuff they are offering now should be in plentiful supply soon,Sean has good stocks and a good rapor with them,he may be able to offer you some help if you dont have his email contact me of board and I'll put you in contact
The sample Toyota came with a 28,000 Scaleauto motor fitted. John at MRRC has confirmed this will be the standard motor fitted to the new range of MRRC cars. There are one or two minor mods which will hopefully be made before the car goes into production. The front ride height is a little high on the sample we have, if the front axle is raised by around 1mm it should be perfect. Although a similar effect could be to change the front tyres to some lower profile slicks, although that would be a shame as MRRC have had the fore-thought to use a hard compound/low grip front tyre. The rear tyres are very nice and grippy, they also fit the Fly Capri's/Lancias!
For those who want the tech spec of the motor it is rated at 12v - 28,000rpm, 0.31amp, 150gr/cm and is the same size as a standard Mabuchi S. It is recognisable as the can is painted red and the motor shaft extends from the endbell only. Will also fit Scalextric and Fly.
The 35,000rpm motor has a spec of 12v - 35,000rpm, 0.44amp, 190gr/cm again the can is painted red but the motor shaft extends from both ends making it a universal motor which will fit Scalextric, Fly, Ninco, Proslot etc. The motors are supplied separately without wires or pinions.
Hope this clears up more questions than it poses!
If these motors are the same size as the ones used by another equally long standing and famous company, then could they not use them in their limited edition range to give those cars a power boost relative to the standard range?
Would this make the limited editions even more attractive?
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