Monthly Archive: July 2014

Tamiya TRF801X

Tamiya TRF801X

Although Tamiya TRF801X probably targets racers more than RC Car Bashers, I’m a total sucker for any kind of kits that are coming out in a hobby now mostly dominated by RTR’s, so I decided to take a quick glance at this buggy. Besides being another 1/8th scale racing buggy kit, what makes the Tamiya TRF801X different? Well, the first thing Tamiya did differently is they put a 15 degree slant on the engine mount to help optimize the lateral weight distribution of the buggy. The other thing the TRF801X has...