Sign up for a new account in our community. THE HP FREAK, March 16, 2010 in General discussions. Kinda combining old school with new school. The DF02 universal shaft set "53791 DF-02 Assembly Universal Shaft" are 70mm long and will stop the dog bones falling out (These are standard on the DF03 MS kit). Have a look at my show room for all the proper bits you need and you should be able to find all your answers there. Brand New. 3racing shock towers are bad, mine broke.. Stock is better IMO. And yes a common problem once you have more than the kit 540 or use the inner damper holes on the lower arms or towers. By Comes with the slipper clutch i purcahsed seperatly for $47 and a can of white tamiya paint for body. I'll stick with the 3racing ones. I hope it doesn't happen to me. LOL! Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Tamiyaclub.com Forums ; General discussions ; Tamiya "dark Impact" Sign in to follow this . check me out, second post of the day. Tired of every new product being murdered out? The nylon crown and pinion gears of the front diff do not wear. Like I said in my above post the 3S will be for top speed runs. It has 4 wheel double wishbone independent suspension and CVA plastic oil shocks. I'll be building a custom DF-03 "HORNET". Why wouldnt this work?? Also My pinion gear dosen't really mesh right with the spur gear. The DF03 Dark Impact is a fun buggy to drive. Well I made a stupid mistake and put all the stickers on and afterwards realized the body had a clear tear off coating on it! Sorry for the crappy pics, old digital camera. ANy help on seting up my suspension,toe and all that would help too. Tamiya Dark Impact power system question. You seem to be the only one that thinks the plastic gears are good. Sign In; or; Sign Up; Sign in with Facebook. If you want to prevent this, I think Universal Shafts will cure this problem (I haven't had the problem though, and never tried Universal shafts on the DF03 either, so I'm not 100% sure). ! TAMIYA DARK IMPACT DF03 ROULEMENT A BILLES (33pcs) BEARING RODAMIENTO RC BUGGY. Q: Why haven't you made new videos since 2013? THE HP FREAK 161 THE HP FREAK 161 Member; Members; 161 343 posts; Location: Windsor, ontario, canada; Posted March 16, 2010. Product Code: TA58370. Make sure this fits by entering your model number. Why wouldn't this work?? ! If you don't replace it in time it will destroy the idler gear that runs from it, and inturn the rear diff gear. What I did made it faster and stronger - not just shiney ! I found it to be really responsive to steering inputs on clay surfaces. It keeps droping dog bones when I drive it. A month or two after building this with my son, I bought a DB01 Durga. In my Dark Impact, I'm running the Castle 6900kV Mamba Max - and in my first go around, I chewed out the center of the diff gear. specifacly peeps that have brushless sytems in theirs. Would the 3Racing universals work+ are they good quality as well?. A: My local RC track facility was forced to move a long ways away. My pinion is a 48 dp 21 tooth. If I decide to race it, I will install my TEKIN 537 3700KV motor. ! Tamiya … I have alot of racing experience (21 years! LOL! 0.8m gearing will do not much in terms of strength, just make it loud and add friction. The kit (or optional ratio) Tamiya pinions for the DF03 in 0.5m are also hardened steel. I did what was necerssary to get the car up to the right spec and raced it at regional level. http://i361.photobucket.com/albums/oo58/Ne...pg?t=1267637620, It's a nice idea, but I am personally more interested in a replacement steel gear instead of the alloy one in the rear gearbox Also because my Dark Impact is a project car for an RWD buggy. 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