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Forum: Truck Building Tech 01-20-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Cossett
Re: Steering mods for a Tamiya Scania.

Have a look at this thread KH Beam Hauler
Bo has done a how to on steering mod
Forum: Truck Building Tech 01-08-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Cossett
Re: Gluing tires??

I have stock tamiya rear tyres and rims on my bruder race truck and when I turn the front breaks on to lock them for doing burn outs the rear tyres dont move on the rims,
So dont glue them as others...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Cossett
Re: Sliding fifth wheel

Yes that the one I was thinking of and wouldnt be that hard to fit a micro screw drive to make it hands free...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Cossett
Re: Sliding fifth wheel

Have a good google and search ebay there is another on that came out awhile ago that ive seen people use not sure on its price ............
Not sure who had it but one of the members here fitted one...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 12-22-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,049
Posted By Cossett
Re: W900 Studio Sleeper Project

Ive been reading 1/24-5 car and truck forums for years and if you do all the prep work before, during and after spraying with a air brush ( with it properly mixed ) Alclad comes dam close to mirror...
Forum: Truck Building Tech 12-12-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,583
Posted By Cossett
Re: Tamiya 3 Speed..... Love It or Hate It?

Have a look at the carson poison motors ( got then in my two knight haulers ) or similar turn motors like rock crawlers use

Cheers Tracy
Forum: Electronics tech 12-02-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Cossett
Leds using a old servo board question

Im planing on making my own roof clearance lights and using a old servo board to turn then on / off and my question is -
When wiring up the leds as I plan on having then on there own wired to male...
Forum: Truck Building Tech 12-01-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,583
Posted By Cossett
Re: Tamiya 3 Speed..... Love It or Hate It?

I just find replacing the 3 speed easier a matching planetry and motor better as it takes up less space, and you can still run a MFU...

Cheers Tracy
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-24-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Cossett
Re: Tamiya Globe Liner 6x6 & Flatbed Trailer Build

That a lot of thinking and it turned our bloody great
Thanks for share how you did things..
Cheers Tracy
Forum: Mechanical tech 11-21-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Cossett
Re: gear reductions?

If your planing on using lowprofile servos just be aware they are a few mm wider and longer than stock servos are no mater what rig you put then in,
When I fitted one in my euro chassis I had to...
Forum: Buy and Sell. 11-11-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 855
Posted By Cossett
Re: WTB Bruder woman figure

I recently brought the snow boarder chick and happy with her as she also comes with a pair of pink gloves, easy to paint if I decide to change the color at a later stage,
And when I was searching...
Forum: Electronics tech 11-03-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Cossett
Re: Graupner Radios, Hand held and Tray

Why not just buy the radio of your choice or use one of your old radios and then buy one of the many attachable trays and the harness as both come in different styles ??????????...
Forum: Mechanical tech 10-31-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Cossett
Re: cut down tamiya semi trans to 2 speed ??

There are a couple of good how to videos on youtub and basicly the gear box shell stays the same and removing some of the gears and relocating then and then reinstalling the gearbox casing screws and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Cossett
Re: Servo questions?

just did a video of my one and if your using a micro servo you dont need adjustable speed switch as the steering isnt that fast
Forum: Electronics tech 10-13-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Cossett
Re: servonaut anyone?

Have a read through the Euro Style Trucks and Trailers forum as there are a few rigs in there with both the Euro systems
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Cossett
Re: Servo questions?

The reason I we with metal gear micro servo was when I put the universal connector ( the same as we use for drive shafts) the grub scew on it would do up tight on the output shaft and they were the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Cossett
Re: Servo questions?

If its just for the interor steering wheel a cheap 10dollar metal gear micro servo does the job,
But if your talking about steering servo read this this thread...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Cossett
Re: Servo questions?

What truck are you trying / wanting this steering mod for as the premade steering kit above will not work on COE's, Im doing the steering thing thats been months in the planing and my micro servo had...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Cossett
Re: Opinions please: crawler motor or GRU

Replacing the motor is the easiest thing to do and it saves buying a new drive shaft to the correct length you need as the GRU will make the gearbox longer.
And if your fitting a MFU later or to the...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 09-22-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,663
Posted By Cossett
Re: DrDiff's Tamiya Freightliner Cascadia Evolution Build

Got my first bruder figure the other day and Im really happy with it and it gives you the benifit of putting then any where or any position, unlike the tamiya or the verkerk ones.....
Forum: Sound Systems tech 09-21-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,543
Posted By Cossett
Re: Newbie totally lost

If you want extra lights most guys that use the mfu run a light modual to run any extra leds ( that can be done in a lot of ways) you need and then run them off a seperate channel...
But like...
Forum: Scale Products Industry 09-17-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,954
Posted By Cossett
Re: GRU for Tamiya 3 speed gearbox

Best way would be send him a PM so he get a message in his email someone is trying to contact him.........
Forum: Sound Systems tech 09-17-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,543
Posted By Cossett
Re: Newbie totally lost

There is nothing wrong with the MFU's and there are plenty of setting up videos on youtube with a lot of different radios how to program them, the MFU will work with digital and anologe radios........
Forum: Truck Building Tech 09-03-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By Cossett
Re: Adjustable fifth wheel plate

The tab in the middle of it is the lock which is spring loaded from seeing the video of it so you pull it to open and slide it to any position,
But it wouldnt be that hard to fit a servo to the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Cossett
Re: Pistenking

They were the first place I brought my beacons from so long ago and they are still the best ones to buy, this was before alot of the cheaper ones came out....
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