Pietsch provisional Top Qualifier in Ettlingen

Pietsch provisional Top Qualifier in Ettlingen

Mugen’s Robert Pietsch is the overnight Top Qualifier for the 8th running of the 200mm European Championships after the German ace bettered Patrick Schäfer’s Q1 topping time by over 5-seconds in the second round of qualifying this evening in Germany.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Schäfer tops opening qualifier in Germany

Schäfer tops opening qualifier

Team Shepherd’s Patrick Schäfer has topped the opening round of qualifying at the 200mm European Championships in Ettlingen, Germany outpacing World Championship Top Qualifier Robert Pietsch by 11/1000ths of a second with former back to back champion Dario Balestri third fastest.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Losi MSC-MXPro brushless controller

Also new from Losi is the MSC-MXPro brushless controller for 1/10 designed for Short Course trucks and any other application that allows the use of slightly larger controllers. The Fwd/Brk/Rev speedo is usable with an input voltage of 5.5 to 25.4V, has no motor limit when used with 540-size motors and sports an adjustable BEC voltage. The controller comes pre-wired with 13 Gauge wires, EC3 battery and 4mm bullet type motor plugs.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Reds Racing R5T buggy engine

Reds Racing R5

During the European 1/8 scale Buggy Championships in Germany, Marco Rossi showed us the latest Reds Racing buggy engine, the R5T. Tuned by M. Rossi, the completely new designed long stroke 5-port motor features a new exhaust port with a booster function for increased acceleration, a new port design for better fuel economy, a new CNC-machined piston and an updated 14mm balanced crankshaft.  Other features include ultra-high-quality Swiss ball bearings, a new composite slide carburetor and a cooled combustion chamber. Also new is a lightweight crankcase and cooling head with updated head design for a lower centre of gravity. The R5T will substitute the older XR line and becomes available starting from October 2011.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

DnM 1/10 scale v2.0 clutch system


DnM release the version 2.0 of their clutch system for 1/10 scale 200mm nitro chassis. The updated clutch offers a more linear power supply, smoother engagement and comes with a hard anodised flywheel and pressure plate for enhanced durability. Available for Xray NT1 and Kyosho R-series chassis such as the V-OneRRR and R4.

Source: DnM Tech [dnm-tech.com]

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Losi Ten-SCTE RTR 4WD Short Course Truck

Losi have released the Ten-SCTE 4WD electric Short Course truck as Ready-to-run variant with new JS Motorsports/Discount Tire/IronClad Energy body shell design. The truck features a black anodised aluminium chassis, 4WD drive train with three sealable differentials, large oil-filled big bore shock absorbers, 12mm wheel hexes and realistic beadlock-style wheels as well as a 550-size 4-pile 2800kv motor, adjustable SC speed controller, digital high-torque steering servo and DX3E 2.4GHz Spektrum radio system.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Arrowmax MRX5 2nd gear housing


Arrowmax have released a new 2nd gear housing for the Mugen MRX5. Machined from 7075-T6 aluminium and featuring a lightweight design the part is also much stiffer.

Source: Free Max [freemaxmp.com]

Thursday, August 18, 2011

CSO RX8, MRX5 options & exhaust seals


CSO release new option parts for the Xray RX8, Mugen MRX5 and general use. The front universal swing shafts for the RX8 are machined from high-grade spring steel, hard coated and allow the use of either wheel nuts of quick change systems to secure the tyres. Made for the RX8 and MRX5 are lightweight front oneway steel axles. Again the parts are hard coated to maximise durability.   Also new are high temperature silicone engine gaskets for .12 and .21 engines. The durable purple-coloured parts make for a tight fitment of the manifold and pipe to avoid performance losses caused by insufficient sealing.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011


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