Exotek Racing have released these extra firm 6.25lb side springs for the F1R conversion kit. The harder springs make for a more responsive chassis reaction over the softer stock springs and are best used in high grip track conditions.
Reigning US National Champion Dustin Evans has TQ’d the second round of 2WD Buggy qualifying for the Pro-Line Cactus Classic, the TLR driver driver setting a new overall fastest time for the largest of the classes at the 26th edition of the America’s longest running offroad event. Topping the time sheets ahead of Associated team-mates Ryan Maifield and Ryan Cavalieri the Top 3 all managed to pull off 13 laps this time round.
Ryan Cavalieri has TQ’d the opening round of qualifying for both Buggy classes at the 26th running of the Pro-Line Cactus Classic. In 2WD the World Champion narrowly outpaced team-mate and dominator of the morning’s truck qualifying Ryan Maifield while in 4WD he had a decent advantage at the top of the time sheets over reigning US National Champion Jared Tebo.
Continuing on from setting the pace in yesterday’s practice Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield has topped the opening round of qualifying in both Mod Truck and 2WD Short Course at the Pro-Line Cactus Classic. The Associated driver who is the US National Champion and defending Cactus champion in 2WD Short Course TQ’d that class from Kyosho’s Jared Tebo while in Mod Truck he was the only driver to make 13-laps taking the round ahead of TLR’s Dakotah Phend.
Cactus Classis sponsors Pro-Line brought many new products to this week’s 26th running of the annual event in the form of new buggy and truck tyres, short course wheels and a new 2012 BullDog body for Tamiya’s 4WD buggy.
Team Durango have just announced the DNX408v2 that incorporates many improvements such as a new fuel tank, updated radio boy and redesigned PT and throttle mount. The new fuel tank has the pressure pin relocated to the lid plus the neck of the fuel filler has been re-profiled to work with Team Durango’s fuel gun and other aftermarkt guns. Also the material has changed to a more transparent one to make the fuel level easier to spot.
Nosram introduce their latest x-treme race hardcase LiPo battery packs. Made from the latest 55C and 50C cells the packs are available in various configurations ranging from 2S straight, 2S shorty and 2S saddle-packs down to two new 1S 1/12 scale packs. All are housed in transparent red protective hardcases and come equipped with 4mm connectors.
Kyosho release new option parts for the 1/10 nitro touring car V-One R4. Available are a black anodised aluminium break lever sporting a laser engraved logo and designed to allow for higher brake forces and more accuracy. Also new is a 2-speed housing with integrated ball bearing for more precision of the gear box assembly and a smoother engaging point of the 2-speed shoes. Furthermore there are the front upper arm mounts available machined from black anodised aluminium. The parts offer higher rigidity and less flex for the front upper arms.