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Tamiya TAM58346 Grasshopper 1/10 Off-Road 2WD Buggy Kit

Tamiya TAM58346 Grasshopper 1/10 Off-Road 2WD Buggy Kit

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Regular price $115.50
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  • Description

    The Tamiya Grasshopper Off-Road Buggy Kit is an iconic model and was the "first kit" owned by many modern day enthusiasts. The Grasshopper first made its appearance in R/C stores in 1984 and was based on the single seat buggies seen tearing-up dirt tracks across the U.S. in the 80's. Easy to assemble and easy to drive, the lightweight Grasshopper was an instant hit. Packed with all the fantastic features found on the original kit, this fun 2WD buggy is a blast on both off-road and on-road tracks.

    The perfect combination of simple assembly and tough exterior is what made the Grasshopper so special. Durable plastic body is fastened to bathtub resin monocoque chassis by screws, creating a solid frame that can absorb any type of rough handling. Off-road tracks can be tackled with ease thanks to coil spring dampers, and independent swing axle front and rigid axle rear suspension. A sealed gearbox keeps the dirt and stones out of the differential and gears for smooth driving and cornering. Paddle style rear tires and grooved front tires combine with 3-piece assembly type wheels provide excellent grip on dirt tracks. Plus, the half-body driver figure, affectionately referred to as Frank Evans adds that finishing touch to a classic R/C car.


    • Updated version includes 380 motor and 101BK ESC
    • Redesigned stickers
    • Original tires and driver figure for an authentic look
    • Sealed rear gearbox protects gear differential during off-road running
    • Independent swing axle front suspension, rolling rigid axle rear suspension
    • 380 type motor (chassis compatible with 540 type motor - sold separately)

    Construction type: kit
    Terrain use: off-road
    Drive-train: 2WD RWD
    Drive type: gearbox
    Drive line: solid axle
    Differential type: gear
    Suspension: independent front/solid axle rear
    Steering mechanism: direct servo
    Shock damper: friction damper
    Shock damper material: plastic
    Tire type: rubber
    Tire tread: Paddle rear, smooth front
    Body material: Polycarbonate
    Chassis material: plastic
    Electronic Speed Control (ESC): included
    ESC model: TEU-101BK
    LED Light buckets: no
    LED lights: no
    Motor: 380-brushed type
    Bearings: metal and plastic bushings
    Adjustable camber: fixed
    Adjustable toe angles: front only
    Adjustable ground clearance: fixed
    Adjustable gear ratio: fixed
    Adjustable wheelbase: fixed
    Adjustable track width: fixed
    Adjustable shock angle: fixed
    Length: 389mm
    Width: 223mm
    Height: 135mm
    Weight: 830g


    • Grasshopper kit
    • TEU-101BK ESC
    • 380-Brushed motor

    Needed to Complete:

    • 2 Channel Radio System
    • 7.2V NiMh Battery Pack
    • NiMh Battery Charger
    • Steering Servo
    • Paint for Body
    • AA Batteries for Transmitter
    • Tools for Assembly
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