ProTek R/C’s all-new 321B “Samurai” off-road 3-Port engine offers a short-stroke design, turbo head, rear ceramic bearing and an easy-to-tune carburettor with elliptical venturi insert. Other features include a black-coated crankcase and an ABC piston and cylinder. The handcrafted engine has been built by a world-renown Japanese engine manufacturer, to the specs of A Main’s top pro drivers.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Following the recent release of the 28T truggy off-rad engine Max Power also have a new high-performance on-road engine available in the form of the HP7. The 7-port engine builds around a high-quality crankcase, features a CNC-machined high-silicium aluminium piston and an R7 conrod together with an aluminium carburettor. The 14mm double tungsten balanced crank shaft is tuned and lightened for optimised performance. In combination the engine is tuned for the highest possible performance while offering exceptional fuel mileage at the same time.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Max Power have a new .28 big block nitro truggy engine available in the form of the Storm 28T. Offering a displacement of 4.66cc the 5-port short stroke engine is designed to offer a good amount of torque to cope with the somewhat heavy trucks. A 14mm turbo-style crankshaft runs in high-quality steel ball bearings and the composite material 9mm slide carburettor can be equipped with different diameter venturi inserts. The package is rounded out by a tall yet lightweight cooling head that allows for improved engine cooling even with truck bodyshells fitted.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
French company RB introduce three new Ielasi Tuned nitro on-road engines. First up is the CXR SLS9 Circuit super long stroke 9-port .21 engine for 1/8th on-road. The engine is hand-machined by the Italian World Champion and it offers improved fuel flow thanks to tuned sleeve ports and crankshaft diagrams, improving the internal fluid-dynamics to obtain the maximum possible performance. The engines are hand tuned/assembled and checked one by one.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Italian company Novarossi introduce two new conical manifolds for 1/8th off-road and GT cars. The new 41031 Buggy and Truggy manifold is based on the 41021 part while the 41032, based off the shorter 41019, is ideal for GT, Buggy and Truggy models. The new conical shape will improve power at low to medium revs meaning they are especially aimed towards the use on small to medium sized tracks.
Source: Novarossi [novarossi.it]
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
RB introduce the Touring Speed .12 nitro engine for 1/10th 200mm touring cars. The more economically prided variant of the TRX features a 3-port EFRA and IFMAR legal sleeve, a 11.5mm turbo crankshaft and main bearing, a turbo combustion camber insert, and a strong conrod. All that is housed in a lightweight yet strong crankcase and combined with an aluminium slide carburettor with 5.4mm insert. The sport-level engine is available separately or including a 2668 in-line pipe.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Italian nitro engine manufacturer Novarossi introduce their new line of Rex engines for on-road and off-road use. All engines base on quality blocks combined with high performance parts to ensure reliable power output. The range will include .21 buggy engines such as the R21 Plus8 8-port, R21 Plus5 5-port, and Paloma.21 7-port engine as well as the R28-7M 7-port truck engine. On-road racers may welcome the R-Flash.21 9-port ceramic main bearing engine and the as well as the standard bearing R35 Plus 21 Tuned 9-port offering. For the 200mm 1/10th class Novarossi have the Rex R-Flash.12 Tuned 3-port ceramic main bearing engine up for grabs. All engines come with a characteristic blue anodised cooling head with laser-etched writings.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
H-Speed, the brand of European frontrunner Hupo Hönigl, introduce three new chemicals to make the RC car life easier. First up is Magic Car Clean, a products that helps to get rid even of heavily backed dirt. A special formula prevents the parts from becoming oily preventing dirt and dust to excessively stick the parts once they are treated with the cleaner. Also new is True Tire Clean, a chemical that is used to clean the gluing surface of tyres and rims. The product also freshens up the compounds of older tyres and first tests indicate that it can also improve the handling of touring car tyres. Last but not least comes the Ultra Strong Air Filter oil whose special formula will make engines last longer even in the dustiest of conditions.
Source: H-Speed [h-speed.at]
Monday, May 26, 2014