New from Exotek come two aluminium option parts for the Xray XB2 series of 2WD buggies. First up is the rear alloy camber mount for the Carpet Edition kit. The part is machined from 7075 aluminium and special countersunk mounting holes insure that the camber angle does not change in hard tumbles. It also helps keep camber plate alignment the same in case the plate is taken off for cleaning or maintenance purposes. A direct fit on the buggy the camber mount is available in orange or black colour. Also new and made for all XB2 series buggies are heavy duty 7075 aluminium rear hubs. Extra durable for high-power applications the parts are polished, anodised in orange or black and they are machined a second time to insure precise bearing fit. The hubs are rounded out by set screw holes for optional M3 grub screws.
Team Magic have introduced two new aluminium fan mounts tailor-made for the E4RS III Plus electric touring car. Coming in two variants for 25mm and 30mm as well as 40mm fans, the mounts are a direct fit on the E4RS III and E4RS III Plus chassis thanks to pre-drilled mounting holes. The fan mounts are usable with most of today’s fans of the respective size and they make for secure yet lightweight mounting of the units.
Coming from Cox and made for the Kyosho Optima 2016 vintage 4WD re-release buggy are several carbon fibre option parts. The range includes a 2mm radio plate, 2.5mm rear and 2mm front side plates, 2.5mm front and rear shock stays as well as a 2.5mm front suspension and 2mm rear belt cover plate. All parts are cut from high-quality carbon fibre, they are direct replacements for the stock items and not only add visual impact but also make for a lower overall weight and they do away with bending issues associated with the original alloy parts.
Ielasi Tuned have introduced three new engines in the form of the ITD.21-7CL Buggy off-road and the .12 and .21 Sport on-road engines. Starting with the off-road engine, the ITD.21-7CL is a 7-port long-stroke engine with new carburettor and all-new 60mm cooling head as well as a 14mm crankshaft with red paste for improved mixture flow. The engine is available with standard steel or ceramic rear bearing. As for the .12 and .21 Sport on-road engines, both were developed with both the club racer and professional in mind. The Novarossi-based engines offer the highest quality for exceptional performance, high durability and easy of adjustment.
HRC Distribution have introduced the new HRC Racing 5800mAh and 4500mAh hardcase LiPo battery packs. The higher capacity pack is made using 50C cells while the 4500mAh variant is made of 40C cells with both batteries utilising protective hardcases and they come pre-wired with T-type power connectors and XH balancer ports for save and convenient use.
Coming from Intech for the ER-14 1/10th 4WD off-road buggy is a lightened quick change motor mount. Machined from 7075-T6 aluminium and coming black anodised the 2-piece sliding design motor mount reduced the overall weight while allowing for easier motor access and more convenient gear mesh adjustment. The part is a direct fit on the ER-14 buggy.
Coming from Schelle Racing Innovations is a chassis protector decal for the Xray XB2 buggy. Printed by UpGrade RC the pre-cut chassis skin sports numerous Schelle logos and it is made to protect the chassis bottom from becoming excessively scratched or damaged when racing on abrasive surfaces while also keeping the lower chassis screw heads from becoming clogged with dust and dirt.
TWT have introduced their Ronald Völker signature setup board for 1/10th scale vehicles. At 430x350mm it is bigger than TWT’s standard boards and it features a plain middle section without the usual toe and wheelbase grids but a left-hand compartment for the company’s setup stand as well as right-hand, foam-cladded parts trays for screws, nuts and other small parts. Furthermore the board comes with a scale to make trimming battery tape easy and it also sports graphics for easy washer, bearing and screw size identification. In addition to the board as you can see it here it is also available in other designs and layouts. The introduction of the Ronald Völker edition setup board comes hot on the heels of the German’s signing with TWT. The Yokomo driver inked a 3-year contract with the Thai company to use their range of pit accessories while also helping with product development.