Tamiya TA05-VDF Drift Chassis Kit

TA05-VDF Drift Chassis Kit

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The TA05-VDF is specially designed for top-level drifting. The Vertical Double Frame features two 2mm thick carbon plates which help resist chassis pitch while also enabling supple roll movement during drifting. Based on the TA-05′s proven belt-driven 4WD system, its drivetrain features a front ball differential, rear direct coupling, and F/R universal shafts. A parallel geometry steering system with left and right symmetrical steering angles offers excellent control of countersteering.


Tamiya TA05-VDF Drift main Specifications

  • 2mm thick Carbon Lower Deck
  • 2mm thick Carbon Vertical Double Frame
  • Front Ball Differential
  • Rear Direct Coupling
  • TRF Special Dampers (Hard Black Coating)
  • F/R Universal Shafts
  • 46mm Lightweight Rear Swing Shafts
  • Short Reversible Suspension Arms
  • 4mm thick Clamp Type Aluminum Wheel Hubs
  • Aluminum Turnbuckle Shafts
  • High-Torque Servo Saver (Black)
  • Full Ball Bearings


Front Section
Front features a parallel geometry steering system. Aluminum steering arms and bridge are equipped with ball bearings.

Vertical Double Frame (VDF)
The chassis layout, including 2mm thick carbon Vertical Double Frame, provides optimum weight balance. Adjustable battery holders enable attachment of various kinds of battery packs.

Rear Suspension
Suspension area features TA05 bulkheads, short reversible suspension arms, and TRF416 uprights.



Tamiya TA05-VDF Drift Specifications

  • Chassis Length: 366mm, Width: 188mm
  • Wheelbase: 257mm
  • Tread (F/R): 168mm
  • 2mm thick carbon Vertical Double Frame + 2mm thick Carbon Lower Deck
  • Horizontally-Placed Motor 2-Belt Driven 4WD
  • Diff Gear=F: Ball Differential, R: Direct Coupling
  • 3-Piece Steering Tie-Rod
  • 4-Wheel Double Wishbone Suspension
  • TRF Dampers
  • Gear Ratio=4.39-8.53:1
  • Full Ball Bearings
  • Requires Electronic Speed Controller(separately available)

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