Pro-Line Silverado for Blitz & M4 tires a-la-carte

Pro-Line Silverado for Blitz & M4 tires a-la-carte

Having already released a Chevy Silverado truck for the Slash and SC10, Pro-Line have now released a version for the HPI Blitz. With is bold off-road Short Course styling, extremely pronounced fenders for an attack-like stance, this officially licensed shell has been made from high quality crystal clear genuine GE lexan. Also, having released their 1/8th buggy Recoil, Hole Shot and Caliber patterns in super soft M4 compound last month, they have announced that these tires will be also now available without the insert, for those want to make their own selection.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Kyosho TF6 Touring car

Kyosho TF6 Touring car

Having followed the car through its development stages, Kyosho Germany have announced that the TF6 touring car kit has just arrived in Europe and will be available in the next days. Developed by Kyosho Japan masterminds Shin Adachi and Kazuhiro Miyazaki and race proven by German international team driver Christopher Krapp, the TF6 is ready to hit the tracks worldwide. Equipped with a 2 belt drive train and a special ball outdrive system at the front and rear swing shafts, the car claims to set a new benchmark for on-road electric touring cars. Ready for the maximum power of the latest brushless motors and speed controllers, the chassis is able to handle both LiPo and classic NiMH batteries and shows the lowest possible CG for the best performance at the track. With podium finishes at the recent TITC race by Shin Adachi and A-Main attendance at the 2009 European Championships as well as winning the outdoor German National Championship by Christopher Krapp, this car will be a serious competitor for the world championship this year.

View images of the TF6 here

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

CA glue from Racing Experience

New from Racing Experience is this new formula CA glue for rubber tires. Working great whatever the hardness, even with the softest compounds, the new bottle and cap combination avoids caps sticking and any kind of leaking. This Racing Glue has been in testing by the whole Racing Experience team for some months now, in several countries, and is successfully used by one of the most famous tyres manufacturers in France.

Source: Racing Experience [racing-experience.fr]

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Team Titan Blitz Buggy808 body

Team Titan Blitz Buggy808 body

New from Team Titan is the Blitz Buggy808 body shell for the Xray XB808. Available in 1mm and 1.5mm thick versions, it features a higher and more forward cab to give more front down-force than the standard shell. This also allows more open space around the engine head to provide better cooling. Made from high quality polycarbonate it is supplied unpainted and includes window mask and decals.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

LRP 5600mAh 50C competition LiPo

LRP 5600mAh 50C competition LiPo

LRP has released this new 5600mAh competition car line hard case LiPo. Specially developed for the competitive model racing scene, these 50C generation LiPos deliver extremely high current draw, especially during acceleration. The revolutionary HDS technology, developed by LRP, allows a very high discharge current and therefore also significantly more power. Furthermore the new LiPo has an extremely high voltage and very low internal resistance which set new benchmark for LiPo performance. Featured in a durable hard case to keep the cells from being damaged during use, it features vertical standard sub-c bulges for a secure fit into standard sub-C pre-cut chassis’.

Source: LRP [lrp.cc]

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Xray T3 1-piece alu rear suspension holder

Xray T3 1-piece alu rear suspension holder

New from Xray for their T3 chassis, is this optional 1-piece aluminium rear suspension holder which is a direct replacement for the standard forward holders of the rear suspension. This holder is narrower than the rearward holder of the rear suspension but keeps the same width of the car as with standard T3 holders. The suspension holder reinforces the chassis and helps prevent chassis damage in extreme hard crashes.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Frank Root wins at JBRL Electric Rd3

Frank Root wins at JBRL Electric Rd3

Frank Root reports that the Jimmy Babcock Racing League was back in session last Sunday, and with only 2 weeks since the last round, everyone were all still in electric mode and ready to go. Hot Rod Hobbies, home of the Off-Road Shootout, hosted round 3 and with the traditional high bite blue-groove and a fresh smooth layout, the cars would be flying. The layout was one of my all-time favorites, fast and flowing, yet still technically challenging.  The signature to the track was the flat out banked turn at the end of the front straight, where just about all drivers would ride the top of the bank at full throttle with smiles on their faces.

Continue reading the report here

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

CA glue from Racing Experience

CA glue from Racing Experience

New from Racing Experience is this new formula CA glue for rubber tires. Working great whatever the hardness, even with the softest compounds, the new bottle and cap combination avoids caps sticking and any kind of leaking. This Racing Glue has been in testing by the whole Racing Experience team for some months now, in several countries, and is successfully used by one of the most famous tyres manufacturers in France.

Source: Racing Experience [racing-experience.fr]

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

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