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Tamiya High Lift Chassis

Tamiya High-Lift

Summary

  • Galleries: gallery
  • Introduced: 2006
  • Scale: 1/10
  • Primary use: Offroad
  • Config: MA
  • Driveline: Gear transmission
  • Body: ABS
  • Susp. front: Leaf, solid axle
  • Susp. rear: Leaf, solid axle

The High-Lift platform was hailed as the Bruiser/Hilux/Mountaineer for the 21st century. Each features a servo-shifted three-speed transmission, full-time four wheel drive, a single-servo four wheel steering option, metal frame rails, lockable diffs in solid axles, leaf spring suspension, and a detailed ABS hard-shell body. The release of the new chassis was exceptionally well-timed for Tamiya, as the crawler and scale truckl segment was just picking up, and the High Lift presented an excellent base for both high-dollar show trucks and slow-moving, realistic trail runners.

Pros: Detailed ABS body, scale-style suspension & driveline, wide gearing range Cons: Limited articulation, high center of gravity

High-lift models

Model # Name Released Prebuilt?
58372 Ford F-350 High Lift 2006 no
58397 Toyota Hilux 2007 no
58415 Toyota Tundra 2008 no
23644 Ford F-350 High Lift full operation finished with MFU (limited edition) n/a yes
23651 Toyota Hilux full operation finished with MFU (limited edition) n/a yes