Tamiya 58622 Heavy Dump Truck GF01 1/24 RC Off Road Kit


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Dump trucks earn their living in some of the toughest workplaces around: large-scale construction sites, mines and quarries to name but a few. The largest of them are known as “off-highway trucks” which cannot be driven on public roads; factory built, they are disassembled and component parts such as the chassis, cab, fenders, axles and rear bed are transported via trailer to their employer, where they are re-assembled on site. These giant vehicles can reach the height of 2-storey buildings, with tires exceeding 4 meters in diameter, engines generating over 3,500hp, and an ability to carry loads topping 300 tons. Some can even be controlled remotely for use in dangerous environments. Now, you can feel the power scaled down into realistic 1/24, with the addition of this exciting new R/C model assembly kit, with realistic yellow ABS resin molded cab and rear bed parts. The model runs on the gear-driven 4WD of the GF-01 chassis.

GF-01 Chassis

This gear-driven 4WD chassis is based around a lightweight and tough monocoque frame, with power provided by the centrally-positioned motor. It utilizes a ‘square’ setup with similar tread and wheelbase lengths. Sealed gearbox is integrated into the frame and protects from dust and debris, while the built-in front and rear differential gears provide smooth cornering. This is reinforced by 4-wheel double wishbone suspension and friction dampers plus a 2-piece tie rod steering setup with the servo on the left for excellent response. Furthermore, it has wheels molded in yellow to match the chassis, fitted with big 115mm diameter tires, in addition to a rear support bar with roller to prevent the model from flipping.

Chassis: GF-01 lightweight monocoque resin with wheelie bar to
prevent flipping over backward during wheelies
Drive: 4 wheel, dogbone driveline
Motor: Tamiya Sport Tuned RS-540 brushed, center mounted
Electronic Speed Control: TBLE-02
Differentials: Bevel gear type
Gearboxes: Sealed
Cab and Rear Bed: Injection molded resin, bed may be displayed in flat or raised position by changing the position of the two stays and snap pins in the body mounts. It is not advisable to put objects in the rear bed, or drive the model with the bed elevated bed is not remote controlled
Front Bumper: Spring loaded
Shocks: Plastic body friction, not oil-filled
Suspension: Four wheel double wishbone
Tires: Rubber, lug and pin spike 2.5″ (65mm) wide, 4.5″ (115mm) diameter
Wheels: Orange plastic 1.9″ (49mm) diameter, 2.3″ (58.5mm) wide 12mm hex
Steering: Bell crank type
Camber: Non-adjustable, camber refers to the angle of the tops of the tires from vertical when viewed from front or behind vehicle
Steering Tie Rods: Adjustable, caster/toe-in refers to the angle of the front suspension when viewed from the side of the car in relation to the chassis
Length: 350mm
Width: 270mm
Height: 210mm
Weight: Coming Soon
Wheel Base: 174mm
Ground Clearance: Coming Soon
Drivetrain: 4WD
Required items (not included)
Steering servo
Remote controller

Additional information

Weight 6 kg
Dimensions 40 × 30 × 30 cm



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