April 13, 2018

T-Works NT1 2018 titanium turnbuckle set

T-Works have introduced a titanium turnbuckle set for the Xray NT1 2018 kit. The set includes a total of five 64 grade titanium links to replace the standard spring steel items for a lower weight and different looks. Also includes is a 4mm turnbuckle wrench.

Source: T-Works [rc-tworks.com]

April 11, 2018

Xray GTX front upper arm

Xray have introduced a new front upper arm for their GTX and GTXE 1/8th scale GT kits. The arm reduces front wheel caster, adjustable in a new range of 3 degrees to 7 degrees, for increased steering, improved handling and less tyre wear. The arm is usable on the left and right hand side of the car and it is available from now on.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

April 5, 2018

Xray tease pan car gear differential

Xray have released a first teaser image of what appears to be their forthcoming gear differential for 1/12th and 1/10th scale pan cars. No details are available yet beside the above image but it appears that the company is working hard to adapt a standard 1/10th scale gear diff to fit the X12 and X1 platforms. Formula and pan car gear diffs are around for some time now but with the adaption of a fully sealed assembly, Xray would up the game when it comes to ease of maintenance and setup. More information should become available soon.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

April 5, 2018

T-Works XB4’18 titanium turnbuckles & screw kits

Coming from T-Works and made for the Xray XB4’18 4WD buggy are new option parts such as a titanium turnbuckle set as well as two screw kits. The 7-piece turnbuckle set is made of high-quality 64 grade titanium and it was designed to replace the standard spring steel turnbuckles with lighter items for reduced unsprung masses and a lower overall weight. Included in the set is a suitable turnbuckle wrench. Also new is a 64 grade titanium screw kits featuring the UFO socket head fasteners, that will reduce overall weight and improve corrosion resistance while the other new screw kit, featuring gold-plated steel screws, mainly adds some bling. All of the above items are available now.

View the screw kits here

April 3, 2018

T-Works XB8’18 carbon fibre rear chassis brace plates

T-Works have introduced two carbon fibre rear chassis brace plate sets for the Xray XB8’18 and ’17 kits. The plates are available in a thick 2.0mm and a thinner 1.5mm variant and they are used to sandwich the rear composite chassis brace in order to reinforce the rear area of the chassis which can be beneficial in smooth, high-grip track conditions. The thicker 2.0mm plates give maximum rigidity while the thinner 1.5mm plates allow for slightly more flex. Both variants are available separately, they feature small grooves to make disassembly easy and they come including suitable mounting hardware.

View another image here

March 29, 2018

Arena 30mm & 40mm cooling fan ducts

Coming soon from Arena are cooling fan ducts for 30mm and 40mm motor fan units. The carbon fibre reinforced ducts will be a direct fit for the Infinity IF14 and Xray T4 cars but it is understood that they will be usable with a range of other chassis also. Using the ducts will greatly improve the fan’s cooling performance as the air is guided towards the motor can, doing away with the need to use scrap-built polycarbonate ducts or the like.

Source: Arena RC Racing [facebook.com]

March 26, 2018

Radtec X1 aluminium front body post mount

Coming from Radtec and made for the Xray X1 formula car is an aluminium front body post mount in a two-tone finish. The aluminium plate is machined from high-quality material and features a black and orange finish and allows to swap between different front wing brands without having to change the front body mount position as the post is being attached to the mount and not to the front wing. Included comes suitable mounting hardware.

Source: Radtec [radtec-rc.com]

March 26, 2018

Xray T4 -0.5mm suspension mounts

Xray have introduced new lowered RF and RR suspension mounts for the T4 series of touring cars. Available as split RF hangers, that also support the ARS system, and as single-piece RR mount, the parts are machined from high-quality aluminium and they make for a 0.5mm lower suspension pin position. The new roll centre setting will create more side-bite in low to medium bite conditions such as “green” asphalt. The all mounts are available separately.

View the RR mount here