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Super1Chassis

Super-1 Chassis

The Super-1 Chassis (Japanese: スーパー1シャーシ, Sūpā Wan Shāshi) is a Mini 4WD chassis released by Tamiya in June 1993. It was first released with the release of Liberty Emperor. It is the further improved version of Zero Chassis.

General info

Being a evolution to the Zero Chassis, the Super-1 Chassis shares many parts with it, but the main chassis parts is a major different between the two.

First, the front bumper has been redesigned and as the result it lowered the roller's height. The side-guard attachment on the main chassis part has also improved. Every kits with Super-1 Chassis comes with a side-guard, and user can decides whetever use it or not.

Despite these improvements, the chassis's structure, especially the front bumper, are still weak (but not to that of Zero Chassis), so the uses of reinforced parts (i.e. FRP plate) are needed.

The design was later further improved into Super-II Chassis.

Technical info

Chassis Data
Length 131 mm
Width 90 mm
Wheelbase 80 mm
Ground Clearance 6 mm (With large-diameter wheels)
3 mm (With small-diameter wheels with high-profile tires)
Driveshaft Length 60 mm
Compatible Gear Set(s) 5:1
4.2:1
4:1
3.5:1 (Special Ratio Gearing only)
Roller Down Thrust Angle 8
Terminal Type Zero-type
Weight With batteries
111 g}
Without batteries
61 g
Chassis Stats
Toughness 2 S1ChassisStats
Acceleration 4
Cornering 4
Stability 3
Adaptability 3
Ease of Maintenance 3

Gallery

Trivia

  • This is the first Mini 4WD car chassis to have the optional side-guard to be included in every kits.
  • There are two side-guards available depends on the kit: the normal curve-type and the flat V-machine type.
Chassis
Original series Origin · Comical · Wild · Cruiser · RV
Type series
(Racing/Truckin')
Type-1 · Type-2 · Type-3 · Type-4 · Zero · FM · Truckin' · Type-5
Super series
(Super/Mighty, Fully Cowled/Aero)
Super-1 · Super-FM · Super TZ · Super X · VS · Super TZ-X · Super XX · Super-II
Mini-F series Mini-F
R/C Mini 4WD TR-1
PRO/REV MS · AR · MA · FM-A