Exotek have produced a number of new option parts for the Durango DEX410 buggy. First up are heavy duty 7075 alloy rear hubs with vertical ball stud mounting. Durable but machined to be lightweight, the vertical ball stud mounting allows for easy roll center adjustments by adding shims. The included 2mm spacers are designed to match the stock geometry of the plastic hubs for easy set up reference. These hubs have the stock 0 degree geometry. Next up is a heavy duty rear gearbox holder with a new design which has slotted screw openings for easier installation or removal compared to the difficult stock unit. Simply leave the 2 holding screws half way screwed into the bulkheads and then slide the holder on or off and then tighten the screws. Finally there is a heavy duty front gearbox holder with both gearbox holders are made from 7075 alloy for greater durability.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Exotek Racing introduce three new option parts for Tamyia’s F104v2 formula chassis in the form of a flex chassis, TRF shock mount and adjustable arm mount plates. Starting with the chassis set, the slightly thinner plate is designed to increase the overall grip both front and rear and helps to reduce traction roll tendencies making it ideal for rubber tire classes. The chassis also updates the side links to an angled geometry to increase rear pod traction and to reduce link binding when the rear pod is articulated. The plate retains the stock location holes for added tuning. Added to the chassis is a 3rd position battery stop location allow a small ESC to be mounted in back, a shorty pack in the middle and the receiver at the front which is ideal for asphalt racing. Included in the set is a new design 2.5mm thick rear pod plate. The plate adds 2 slots for better side link performance. The set includes a 1mm front wing spacer for added wing clearance. The second new part is the lightweight carbon fiber TRF shock mount plate for the v2 chassis. The part allows hassle free mounting of the damper for perfect rear pod droop and perfect centered ball end position and offers two mounting positions for the small F104v2 and the optional TRF damper. Last but not least comes the carbon fiber inner mount plate for the Exotek adjustable arm set. It replaces the heavier Tamiya alloy mount and scrubs 6g of weight.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Exotek have released this new battery hold system for the TLR22, 22T and 22SCT. Easy adjust twist nut and strap system for perfect battery retention which attaches to a heavy duty machined alloy battery tray. The battery tray has 2 stock bolt locations but then a 3rd location is added at the front which allows you to mount it even closer to the battery (in rear motor configuration). The tray offers a perfect tighter fit around current 7.4v full packs and shorty packs although not for use with saddle packs. The entire battery hold set weighs only 15 grams.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Exotek have released some new optional parts for the Kyosho RB6. First up are these machined and anodized alloy spring perch sets for the Kyosho big bore dampers. Extra milling for a lightweight design but the reinforced strength of quality CNC cut aluminium. Milled holes also help reduce debris from collecting inside. Available in red or black. Also for the RB6 are these heavy duty suspension hangers. Precision cut from high strength 7075 and finished with a polished anodizing they come in black or red for the rear and front of the rear lower suspension. Available in RR, RR2, RF & RF2 versions.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Exotek have released this new steering rack conversion set for the TLR22, 22SCT and 22T. Featuring an all new CNC machined design with bearings and steel bushings for reliable steering and precise track performance, this design was carried over from Exotek’s popular parts for other buggy models and is surprisingly compact and efficient on the 22. The conversion bolts into the stock locations of the 22 chassis with ease and uses all of the stock hardware. The geometry is spot on with the steering rack working in perfect tandem with the front links and suspension of the 22, while the reverse mounted steering cranks matches the movement of the steering knuckles resulting in aligned angles of the steering turnbuckles when turning left and right. Bump steer can be easily changed by spacing the rack up or down and the steering link angle can be changed by adding spacers to the inboard ball ends. The inboard ball ends laydown position also helps eliminate the dreaded ball cup pop off’s of the 22SCT. For proper clearance of the steering rack new heavy duty servo mounts are included so that the servo is positioned 6mm further back.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Exotek have released a new 2.5mm Flex type chassis set for the Exotek F1R conversion. Prototype testing has shown this new design to offer increased overall front and rear grip thanks to the flex traits of this thinner chassis material and extra rear cut out. The chassis also updates the side links to an angled geometry to increase rear pod traction. The angled links reduces link binding when the rear pod is articulated. Included is a 1mm spacer for the front to make sure the front wing does not scrape on the ground and also included is a 2.5mm rear pod plate. Also new is a 2.5mm thick carbon servo mount holder and a 3mm thick carbon u-brace for F104 series cars and some F103 cars without top plates. Excellent when used with Exotek F103 and F104 alloy servo mounts.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Exotek have released these new wheels for the F104. Designed for use with the top rated Shimizu rubber tires for the F104, they are made of nylon for durability and light weight construction and have +3mm off set front and back for perfect 189mm width with tires installed. The special design is ribbed on the inner side and lipped on the outer side for hassle free mounting and gluing of the tires. Also 2 vent holes are molded in for perfect tire performance and the outer rim has a rounded contour to keep from damaging the soft rubber sidewalls. An additional feature is designed into the wheel, it has a slightly larger radius to perfectly match up with the inner radius of the inner tire bead which translates to easier gluing and mounting as well. Available in sets of 4 in black or white.
Source: Exotek [exotekracing.com]
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Exotek Racing introduce a limited edition conversion kit for the Tamiya Evo5 and Evo5 MS chassis. The kit is specially designed for the use with stock motors and has an opening in the top plate to work correctly with just smaller spur gears and large pinions used in 13.5T to 21.5T type blinky classes. Because of this the largest spur gear that can be used must be 34mm diameter or smaller. Larger spur gears are usable by adding shims under the top plate to raise it up. The kit brings the somewhat older Evo5 to latest 2013 specs with inclusion of an ultra narrow 84mm chassis made from 2mm carbon fibre. Also included is a flex top plate for rubber tire racing, a LiPo cradle system with adjustable sliding holders, tapeless yet tweak free LiPo locking tabs and a hanging low-profile servo mount to reduce chassis scrub. The top plate is drilled to accept Evo5 and Evo5 MS motor mounts. The kit is designed for the experienced racer and limited to 60 pieces world wide.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013