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June 29, 2017

Schumacher Spiral 1/8th truggy tyre

Coming from Schumacher is the new Spiral 1/8th truggy tyre. Developed especially for high-grip astro, grass and multi-surface tracks, the tyre will excel in a variety of conditions and it is available in yellow compound for dry tracks and also as silver variant for wet and damp conditions. The tyre comes in pairs and as rubber only with suitable foam inserts being available separately.

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]


June 29, 2017

Sweep Cellblock 1/8th buggy tyre & Indigo inserts

Sweep Racing have introduced their new Cellblock 1/8th buggy tyre and suitable Indigo closed cell inserts. Starting with the tyre, the tread was developed for the use on hard-packed clay surfaces and it utilises the latest V5 carcass, known from the Defender, to ensure a more controlled ride especially on bumpy surfaces. The tyre is available in yellow, silver, blue, red and clay compounds. As for the Indigo insert, the closed cell foam is of an updated design with 24 inner grooves that ensure improved lifetime and optimised tyre performance.

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June 29, 2017

3DRC Project 4X roll centre plates & shock stand

German brand 3DRC have introduced a set of roll centre plates for the Serpent Project 4X touring car as well as a convenient shock stand for the same kit. Starting with the roll centre plates, the parts are a direct replacement for the standard 3mm roll centre shims with the 1-piece design being much easier and quicker to install. The 3-D-printed part also increased overall bulkhead stiffness and it is available as 2-piece set for the front and the rear of the car and in black or orange colour.

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June 29, 2017

XTR Racing Shoot Fuel

Spanish company XTR Racing have introduced their new line of Shoot Fuel racing fuels. Developed to ensure the highest possible performance and engine durability in every weather condition, the fuel is made using high-quality ingredients and it is available in off-road and on-road specific blends.

Source: XTR [xtr-rc.com]


June 29, 2017

Muchmore Professional Pocket Scale 2

Coming from Muchmore is the Professional Pocket Scale 2. The compact device measures weights of up to 2000g, it offers a back-lit display, selectable units and also a PCS mode that allows to check the quantity of parts by checking their overall weight. With its 2000g range the scale is ideal to precisely check the overall weight of 1/12th and 1/10th scale cars while being precise enough for smaller parts too.

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June 28, 2017

Serpent Project 4X aluminium stiffener

Coming from Serpent and made for the Project 4X electric touring car is a 1-piece aluminium stiffener. The part is made of high-quality 7075 aluminium, it sports a black surface treatment, limits front tweak and reduces the number of parts used for easier assembly.

Source: Serpent [serpent.com]


June 28, 2017

3DRC 40mm Fan Booster short type

3DRC’s highly popular Fan Booster is now also available in a short 40mm variant for racing in extremely high ambient temperatures. It fits most 40mm fan units and directs cool air towards the motor can as well as the wires and solder tabs. The Fan Booster is simply attached using double sided tape, ensuring a low overall weight of the whole assembly. Like all 3DRC parts the fan mount is directly available through the brand’s Shapeways store here.

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