Arrowmax Yokomo buggy spring steel turnbuckle sets

Arrowmax Yokomo buggy spring steel turnbuckle sets

Arrowmax have two new spring steel turnbuckle sets available for the Yokomo B-Max2 and B-Max4 buggies. The 2WD buggy set contains two 41mm and four 51mm links while the B-Max4 specific set includes two 32mm, three 41m and two 44mm turnbuckles. Coming with both sets is a suitable turnbuckle wrench that allows for easy link adjustment even in tight surroundings.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New WRC STX 4mm carbon fibre upper deck set

New WRC STX 4mm carbon fibre upper deck set

Italian company WRC introduce a new optional carbon fibre upper deck set for the STX touring car. Made from 4mm material, the dual vertical deck is made for medium to high grip tracks and it is understood that the parts can be assembled in two different ways in order to adjust the flex characteristics.

Source: WRC [wrc-racing.com]

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Team Orion Vortex VST2 Pro LW lightweight motors

Team Orion Vortex VST2 Pro LW lightweight motors

Team Orion soon have special lightweight versions of their Vortex VST2 Pro electric brushless motors available. It is understood that they offer the same specifications as the regular weight variants but the heavily machined cases scrub around 15g of weight. Especially the front part sports new milled out sections that not only reduce weight but help with cooling. The LW motors are available in a range of windings including modified 3.5T, 4.0T and 4.5T variants as well as 10.5T, 13.5T and 17.5T stock motors.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

PR Racing SB401 4WD off-road buggy

PR Racing SB401 4WD off-road buggy

Precirotate introduce the SB401 1/10th scale 4WD electric off-road buggy. The vehicle is based on a black anodised aluminium chassis that allows to run a conventional saddle pack battery in the rear or a single 2S shorty pack with the electronics sitting on the opposite side of the chassis. Composite side rails fit snuggly with the body to keep dust, dirt and moisture away from the chassis. The drivetrain makes use of CNC-machined gears for maximised durability while a total of six CV-type driveshafts take care of smooth and efficient power distribution. On the suspension side of things the SB401 offers 12.75mm aluminium big bore shock absorbers with volume composition bladders and a total of four different pistons supplied with the kit. The kit is rounded out by a cab forward bodyshell and a medium size rear wing.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Xray 1/10th on-road adjustable body mounts

Xray 1/10th on-road adjustable body mounts

Xray now have their own version of the popular height adjustable body mounts available. Made from orange anodised 7075 aluminium the body stops offer an adjustment range of 3mm to fine tune the height and rake of touring car bodies on T2, T3 and T4 cars. A the size of the height adjustment nut and a marking dimple make for convenient and precise adjustment. The parts that come as pair can also be used on the front of the NT1 200mm nitro touring car.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Xray XB8 aluminium steering kingpin plates

Xray XB8 aluminium steering kingpin plates

Xray introduce new aluminium steering kingpin plates for the XB8 buggy. The plates are specially designed for the use with Xray’s XPBS pivot ball system and allow to fine-tune the Ackermann setting and thus the steering characteristic of the buggy. Beside the standard 14 degree part there are also 10 degree and 6 degree plates available that reduce the on-power steering, with the 6 degree part offering the smoothest on-power steering setting. The parts come as pairs, they are machined from 7075-T6 aluminium and offer a hard-coated finished for durability and looks while white markings help with identification.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Schelle B5M aluminium rear ballstud mount

Schelle B5M aluminium rear ballstud mount

Schelle Racing Innovation’s latest option part for the Team Associated B5M mid motor buggy is this aluminium rear ballstud mount. The lightweight mount adds durability in addition to increased tuning options as along with standard kit width mount holes – the middle hole on the Schelle part – there are option inner and outer holes which give added fine tuning for the upper links. The mounting bracket is available in either black or blue anodised versions.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Schumacher Cougar alloy front hub carriers

Schumacher Cougar alloy front hub carriers

Available now from Schumacher are these CNC alloy hub carrier in black with silver edges. Stronger and longer wearing than the standard kit plastic parts, they are suitable for the Cougar KF and KR which use hex wheels. The hubs are also useable on the Cougar SV2 if fitted with the hex wheel conversion.

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]

Monday, July 21, 2014

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