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Item No:47458

Special Edition R/C Models No.158


Length: 390mm. Image shows painted and assembled kit.

Thunder & Flame
This assembly kit creates an updated re-release version of the classic R/C off-road buggy Thunder Dragon, which appeared in a Japanese cartoon in the 1980s. Its ABS bathtub frame is tough and allows easy maintenance, while 4-wheel double wishbone suspension uses CVA oil dampers and a front stabilizer for a superior ride. Sealed gearboxes front and rear contain differentials with die-cast 3-bevel types for smooth, superior handling feel, and semi-pneumatic spike tires give great grip. The streamlined body is molded in polycarbonate, with non-canopy sections painted in silver. It is pre-cut for convenience.

Tough Shaft-Driven 4WD
The midship motor, shaft-driven 4WD chassis is based around a lightweight and tough monocoque, with 4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension attached to gearboxes: an easy maintenance layout using upper "I" and lower "H" arms. Dual CVA oil dampers at the rear and a single one in the front monoshock setup are joined by a front stabilizer for optimal flex. Gear differential units front and rear are in sealed gearboxes, and an aluminum motor mount further improves reliability.

★Length: 390mm, Width: 240mm, Height: 139mm ★Wheelbase: 260mm ★Minimum ground clearance: 23mm ★Tread: 203mm (front), 194mm (rear) ★Bathtub frame ★Tire width/diameter: 38/83mm (front and rear) ★Shaft-driven 4WD ★3-bevel differential gears (front and rear) ★3-piece steering tie-rod ★4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension ★Gear ratio = 7.68:1 ★Type 540 Motor ★Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) is sold separately.

Separately Required Items
★2-channel R/C system w/ESC ★R6/AA/UM3 batteries for transmitter ★Battery pack & charger
  • ★Front double wishbone suspension utilizes upper "I" arms and lower "H" arms for a ground hugging drive.
  • ★A front monoshock setup employs a CVA oil damper and helps limit roll when your buggy is cornering.
  • ★A close-up on the aluminum motor mount, which facilitates rigidity and superior heat dissipation.
  • ★The double wishbone suspension setup at the rear employs dual CVA oil dampers for a smooth ride.
  • ★Dish design wheels help mud and dirt to slide right off, and are paired with grippy spike tires.
  • ★A polycarbonate chassis cover provides protection from dirt, and features a driver figure for realism.

Information is current as of July 29, 2021. Specifications are subject to change without notice.