Tamiya Stock/Rookie Class Club Racing Rules

Adur Model Car Club Tamiya Rules

Tamiya Stock/Rookie Class Club Racing Rules

Chassis:
Any Tamiya plastic shaft-driven on-road chassis (No R, S, SR, D, Evo or Pro versions)

Battery compartments on older chassis may be cut to accommodate a square-pack battery
 

Gearing:     
     
Only Tamiya 0.6 mod spur gears are permitted, Tamiya speed gear sets are also allowed (No other make of spur gear may be used but any make of 0.6 mod pinion gear may be)

Differential units must operate freely at all times and may not be locked by spools or oil 


Motors:  
         
Stock: Any sealed-can brushed 540 motor up to 15T may be used
Rookie: Tamiya Torque Tuned Motor Only is allowed


Electrics:    
     
Any non-programmable brushed ESC may be used up to 80 Amps

Any standard sized or low-profile 10th scale steering servo may be used

A compatible transponder will be required, please check with the club to confirm yours
 

Batteries:     
   
7.2V 6 cell NiMH or 7.4V 2S LiPo including shorty may be used and must be hard-cased
(7.6V 2S LiHV batteries may also be used but must not be charged to over 8.4V)

LiPo and LiHV Must be charged and discharged in a suitable protective charging bag/box

LiPo and LiHV batteries Must be within the current BRCA Approved Battery List


Tyres:    
          
Any 10th scale rubber tyres of 24mm or 26mm width may be used (No foams permitted)

Pre-glued dish wheels/tyres or self-glued scale wheels/tyres may be used

No tyre warmers or tyre additive are permitted for this class
 

Bodies:

Any 10th scale body that fairly represents a real on-road car or truck is permitted (All bodies must be made of polycarbonate and must be painted accordingly)

Tamiya or other makes are allowed with a maximum body width permitted of 190mm (No TC jelly-mould bodies are permitted except the Tamiya Raikiri GT)

Any 10th scale replacement rear wing may be used apart from metal versions for safety (Rear wings may not be added to bodies that were not originally supplied with one)

Please check with the club regarding body or wing permissions if in any doubt
 

Hop-Ups:    
     
The following hop-up options ONLY are permitted within this class;

- Metal motor mounts and motor heat sinks
- Supplementary electric motor cooling fans and vents
- Alloy propeller and input shafts
- Ball raced bearing kits in both metal and ceramic
- Tamiya long drive-shafts (will require longer wheel hexes too)
- Metal clamp type wheel hexes including dummy brake discs
- Oiled filled shock absorbers including springs
- Additional lighting kits but engine noise devices may not be used
- Alternative screws and bolts including suspension balls and posts
- Foam bumpers (front and rear) including alloy bumper stays
- Waterproof receiver boxes and polycarbonate chassis covers

No items other than those listed may be used, especially carbon-fibre parts

Note: Always ask the club before purchasing or installing an item if you are in any doubt
These rules supersede any previous versions issued by the club for this class - Date of issue: January 2022

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