Kyosho RT6 chassis protective skin & snap back hats

Kyosho RT6 chassis protective skin & snap back hats

Kyosho introduce chassis protective decals for the RT6 truck as well as new snap back hats. Starting with the chassis skins, the protective decals are pre-cut and come in sets of two including one black and one white themed skin. They are made to protect the bottom of the chassis from becoming overly scratched while adding some visual impact. Also new are two snap back caps in red or black colour. They sport an embroidered Kyosho logo and let you show your passion to everything Kyosho.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Exotek RB6 direct spur mount & alloy wing buttons

Exotek RB6 direct spur mount & alloy wing buttons

Exotek have new optional parts available in the form of a direct spur mount for the Kyosho RB6 as well as alloy wing buttons for a range of 1/10th off-road buggies. Starting with the direct spur mount, the slipper eliminator hub fits all RB6 series buggies and truck including the RT6 and SC6 and it is best used in stock class and oval racing where a slipper is not necessarily needed. The lower weight makes for a cooler running motor and the design of the hub let drivers use all Kimbrough-standard spur gears. Due to the simple mounting swapping the hub for the slipper is an easy task when conditions call for it.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Kyosho to re-release the 1980′s Scorpion 2WD buggy

Kyosho to re-release the 1980's Scorpion 2WD buggy

German news platform RC-News.de report that Kyosho is planning to re-release the iconic 1982 Scorpion 2WD buggy. Designed by Akira Kogawa, who was also responsible for the Kyosho Beetle, Tomahawk and Optima, the buggy marked the beginning of Kyosho’s successful line of 2WD buggies that later became the Ultima, a kit that won the 1987 World Championships in the hands of Joel “Magic” Johnson. It is understood that the re-release Scorpion buggy will be on show at this year’s Shizuoka Hobby Show that will kick-off at the 15th of May. We bring you more information on the kit as soon as they become available.

Source: Kyosho [kyosho.com]

Monday, April 14, 2014

Kyosho Ultima SC6 2WD short course truck kit

Kyosho Ultima SC6 2WD short course truck kit

Kyosho introduce the Ultima SC6 1/10th scale 2WD short course truck kit. Building on the IFMAR World Championship winning RB6 buggy, the truck features a long wheelbase aluminium chassis, long suspension arms and a convertible transmission design that allows to run the truck with a 3-gear rear motor or a 4-gear mid motor gearbox. The chassis sports adjustable battery mounts for the use of stick, shorty and saddle pack batteries, it features lightweight side dams to absorb side impacts and the truck comes with an array of aluminium parts such as the coated shock absorbers, the steering bellcranks and steering link, as well as the motor plate. Not included are the electronics, wheels, tyres and bodyshell.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Avid customisable Triad slipper clutch set

Avid customisable Triad slipper clutch set

Avid now offers a customisable Triad slipper clutch set. Suitable for most of today’s Team Associated vehicles such as the B5 and B4 series as well as the B44, TLR’s 22 2WD series, Kyosho’s RB6 and RB5 as well as Team Durango’s 210 series, the clutch set now offers selectable slipper pad and main gear combinations. Users can choose between 3 white, 3 red or 2 white and 2 red pads as well as 2 main gears of 66T to 87T in size. While the pads have a direct influence on the behaviour of the clutch at different track conditions the main gear size is affected by the class you run as smaller gears are typically used in stock racing while larger gears are needed when running modified motors. Beside the pad and gear selection the Triad clutch set is otherwise unchanged from the standard item.

Source: Avid [avidrc.com]

Friday, April 4, 2014

Kyosho Fazer VE Ferrari FXX

Kyosho Fazer VE Ferrari FXX

Coming soon from Kyosho is the Fazer VE Ferrari FXX ReadySet 4WD touring car. Based on the entry-level shaft-driven Fazer chassis the kit offers a slim composite tub main frame, a sealed drivetrain with gear differentials, single-structure lower suspension arms and a sealed receiver box. Other features include aluminium shock absorbers, fixed suspension links and the car comes factory assembled and equipped with a waterproof Team Orion R10 One brushless speed controller, Neon One 2400kv motor, waterproof steering servo and a 2.4GHz FHSS radio system. The package is rounded our by a pre-finished Ferrari FXX bodyshell.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

MIP Pucks drive system for RT6

MIPRT6Pucks

MIP now have the Pucks Shiny drive system for the Kyosho RT6 stadium truck available. The set makes use of MIP’s own Pucks system that greatly reduces outdrive and driveshaft wear by using special composite cushions, called pucks, instead of conventional drive pins to connect the outdrives and driveshafts. The pucks also make for a smoother drivetrain action both for stock and modified racing. The “Shiny” system comes with captured C-CVA dogbones, RT6-style wheel axles, new outdrives, diff rings and diff gear, as well as an assortment of MIP grease and thread lock.

Source: MIP [miponline.com]

Monday, March 31, 2014

DE Racing TLR & Kyosho stadium truck wheels

DE Racing TLR & Kyosho stadium truck wheels

DE Racing have new additions available to their SpeedLine series of wheels in the form of specific rims for the TLR 22T and the Kyosho RT6 stadium trucks. Both wheels are a direct replacement for the stock parts, they are manufactured from high quality material and come in neon yellow or white colour in sets of two.

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Kyosho Mini-Z Buggy aluminium option part sets

Kyosho Mini-Z Buggy aluminium option part sets

Kyosho Germany introduce two aluminium option part sets for the MB-010 Mini-Z Buggy. Available in red and gold colour the sets include a range of performance and durability enhancing parts such as front and rear shock towers, steering knuckles and C-hubs, suspension mounts, front bumper and small parts. The parts are available separately for some time already with the now introduced set being a cost-efficient way to get the most important of them in one kit.

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Monday, March 31, 2014

JConcepts Ultima RT6 RM Finnisher bodyshell

JConcepts Ultima RT6 RM Finnisher bodyshell

JConcepts introduce the Ultima RT6 RM Finnisher bodyshell for Kyosho’s 2014 Cactus Classic winning 1/10th stadium truck. Based off the T4.1 Finnisher, the RT6 compatible variant has been updated to include pre-dimpled locations for the RT6. A revised front hood scoop allows plenty of clearance for the unique RT6 geometry while smoothing out the front down force area. Front chin spoiler, headlight and grill protect the front-end from unwanted up-drafts during flight while, like the ROAR National Champion Hi-Flow SCT body, the Finnisher body has built-in air escape passages which allow the customer to fine-tune the body for maximum outdoor performance. The body includes the high performance gurney spoiler which increases rear grip and balances the handling characteristics of the aggressively styled body.

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Monday, March 24, 2014

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