Made for TLR’s 22 3.0 buggy is a range of new option parts from Exotek. First up is the vented Flite motor plate, specifically designed for indoor off-road racing. Excessive machining results in maximised motor cooling with the plate offering large cooling openings to reduce the motor and slipper clutch temperatures. Weighing in at 14 gram the plate also makes for a lower centre of gravity while still maintaining the critical motor mounting areas for solid motor mounting and gear mesh.
Following a first teaser image Exotek have now released full details on their all-new LCG gearbox set for the TLR 22 3.0 buggy. Centred around an aluminium gearbox with 3-gear setup the concersion let the three transmission gears operate in a straight line for an extra low centre of gravity and a smoother running idler gear. The diff case is machined from 7075 aluminium and the new motor plate is of a vented design to lower the motor temperatures. In addition to the lower centre of gravity the gearbox stiffens up the rear of the chassis as well as the shock tower for improved consistency on high-bite tracks. Using the gearbox requires to drill two extra holes into the chassis although the original gearbox can still be used, allowing for gearbox swaps if conditions call for it. Included in the set comes the black anodised and laser-etched gearbox, the alloy lightweight motor plate, a Delrin diff cover, carbon fibre battery strap with alloy hinge as well as alloy waterfall spacers, the chassis drill template, hardware and full instructions.
New from Exotek and made for the HPI Racing RS4 Sport 3 club level racer are front and rear carbon fibre shock towers. Available separately the parts are cut from 3mm high-quality carbon material, they match the stock suspension geometry and improve suspension efficiency due to being much stiffer than the standard towers. Included with the shock towers, that use the stock hardware and shock ball ends, come M3 locknuts for the shock balls.
Available for pre-order now is Exotek’s laydown gearbox conversion for the TLR 22 3.0 buggy. The machined alloy 3 gear box makes for precise running gears, it is light of weight yet strong enough to stiffen up the chassis and rear tower for improved consistency on high-grip tracks. The low centre of gravity arrangement also makes all gears running in a straight line for a smoother running idler gear while the alloy material reduces motor temperatures as it acts as a heatsink. Also incorporated into the design is a slightly raised gear diff position which helps when running lower ride heights. The set will include a black anodised aluminium gearbox, an alloy lightweight motor plate, delrin gear cover, a hinged, lightweight carbon fibre battery mount as well as alloy waterfall spacers, a chassis drill template, hardware and full instructions. Targeting experienced modellers the set will become available around mid-April.
Made for HB’s D413 1/10th 4WD buggy are heavy duty aluminium C-hubs from Exotek. Offering an increased caster of 15 degree and being machined from high-quality 7075 aluminium the hubs are ideal for high-grip astro and carpet racing. Machined down to 5.5 grams per hub for lightness they are still much stronger and stiffer than the stock plastic hubs for optimum suspension action and reduced play. They come polished and anodised in factory orange, are laser etched for easy left right identification and accommodate an opitonal set screw for the hinge pin.
The latest vehicle to receive Exotek’s adjustable LiPo strap treatment is Team Associated’s B5M 2WD buggy. The heavy duty battery hold down is cut from high-quality carbon fibre, it weighs in at 8.5g with steel hardware and it was designed to securely hold the battery while allowing to adjust the weight distribution by shifting the pack forth and back using the included nuts and bolts, doing away with the need to use bulky foam blocks. The battery strap is a direct fit for the B5M and it is also usable with the T5M and SC5M kits.
Exotek have introduced new carbon fibre battery straps for the TLR 22 3.0 and Yokomo YZ-2 2WD buggies. Starting with the TLR part, the lightweight battery strap is cut from high-quality carbon fibre and it comes with an alloy hinge plate for secure mounting. It was designed to work with the stock clips and posts and also the optional Exotek twist nut post set and the stronger carbon material keeps the stock battery stops from slipping.
Coming from Exotek is the version 2 carbon fibre top plate for the Losi Mini 8ight AVC buggy. Cut from 2mm carbon fibre the part is of a heavy duty design and extra rigid, helping to prevent centre driveshaft bending. The updated V2 design is made to work with the new Mini 8ight AVC gear cover set and the set includes a bolt-on 6061 alloy gear cap and an antenna mount.