HARD 1/10 Touring Car Bag

HARD 1/10 Touring Car Bag

HARD have released another great looking wheeled bag, as an addition to the previously released Compact line Touring bag. Made from the highest quality materials and constructed to last, each bag has 5 drawers (boxes) designed to hold any type of R/C gear available. The larger bottom box is capable of holding your 1/10th scale car, while the remaining boxes are ideal storage spaces for batteries, motor, spare parts, etc. One side of the 1/10th bag includes a large pocket ideal for items like setup gauges and documentation, with a large pocket on the back of the bag is big enough to fit even the largest setup board.

Source: HARD [hard-racing.com]

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Ansmann Terrier Stadium Truck

Ansmann Terrier Stadium Truck

German firm, Ansmann have announced the upcoming release of a new range of 1/8th scale stadium trucks called the Terrier. No information about the vehicles is given, but we know it will be available in Kit version, Non RTR version and RTR version and will most likely be based on the company’s Virus 1/8th scale buggy.

Source: Ansmann [ansmann.de]

Saturday, December 1, 2007

KM Racing NT1 parts and Airfilter

KM Racing NT1 parts and Airfilter

KM Racing’s love affair with the Xray NT1 continues with the release of more new products this popular 200mm. First up are some new brake pads that have been mounted on 2mm thick carbon fibre plates and sport a premounted brake material that promises to deliver consistent fade free braking while also being very durable. Also new are two 2mm thick carbon fibre inserts for the cars servo saver, that offers 4 more Ackermann settings and adds strength to this area. Lastly for the NT1, for now, are a set of 4mm offset aluminum hex wheel adaptors that use a centrally located grub screw to attach itself to the wheel axle. Also new from KM, but for all on road gas cars, is a foam air filter that is suitable for .12 to .21 size engines and has a base made from super soft rubber for making it easy to mount to the carburettor.

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Saturday, December 1, 2007

Losi 8/8T Shock service Parts & Box

Losi 8/8T Shock service Parts & Box

New from Team Losi, for racers of the 8ight or 8ight T, comes this shock service box containing all the parts needed to repair your shocks and keep them in perfect working order. Included in the supplied Losi branded plastic compartmented box, are new shock pistons, ball ends, diaphrams, o-rings, shaft rubbers, spring ends and various other fasteners and parts. If you take your racing serious then this set is a must.

Source: Horizon Hobby [horizonhobby.com]

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Trinity RC8 Aluminium Upgrades

 Trinity RC8 Aluminium Upgrades

Trinity have announced the release of a number of new Billet Aluminum hop-ups or the Team Associated RC8. Included in the range a new center bulkhead top plate, steering rack and not pictured, a new front and rear shock tower. All parts have been precision machined from aircraft grade aluminum and hard anodised for more strength and super close tolerances.

Source: Xtreme RC [rc411.com]

Friday, November 30, 2007

TOP Scythe ‘Carpet Flex’ kit

TOP Scythe 'Carpet Flex' kit

TOP have announced the release of a carpet conversion kit for the Scythe 190mm touring car which contains a 2.75mm thick carbon fibre ‘carpet flex’ chassis plate, with milled motor mount. Also included in the set is a 2.25mm thick carbon fibre carpet top deck, 2 sets of red alloy lower bulkhead, 2 sets of new design red alloy single sided upper bulkhead parts, 4 red alloy top deck support posts and 4 suspension pins for use with the bottom deck. Also available for the Scythe is a red anodised alloy option combo kit that includes the bulkhead cover, front and rear bulkheads, motor pod base, right side motor pod and top deck support post.

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Friday, November 30, 2007

Vega takes Final round of Madrid Champs

Vega takes Final round of Madrid Champs

We received a brief report by Daniel Vega from the last race of the Madrid Championships, held last weekend at the famous track of Fuencarral, in Madrid. The start of the race saw the Mugen racer Vega battling with top GS racer, and pole position man, Richi Gomez but Vega was able to make a break and pull away. At the end of the 30 minute race Daniel had taken the win by 2 laps from Gomez in 2nd with Losi racer Felix Zamorano a lap further back in 3rd.

Source: VAS [vas-modelismo.com]

Friday, November 30, 2007

Nosram Nitro Charger Set

Nosram Nitro Charger Set

Nosram have released this Nitro Charger Set which provides all the electric parts needed to get you going. Save time and charge all 3 of your most essential batteries at the same time, as well as a 7.2V Sub-C stick pack battery, with the supplied easy to use 220V wall-charger, which features LED indicators that clearly shows the charge status of the connected components. Also included in the set is two charge connectors for different types of transmitters, a charging rack for 8x AA-type batteries as well as a charge adapter to charge standard 7.2V Sub-C stick pack batteries. A second set with batteries (above) additionall includes 8 Nosram VTEC AA-2700mAh transmitter batteries and a VTEC 1400 mAh receiver pack.

Source: Nosram [nosram.com]

Friday, November 30, 2007

Serpent release Complete tool range

Serpent release Complete tool range

Serpent have announced the release of a complete line-up of high-end tools specifically designed for use with R/C cars. Featuring a lightweight orange anodised hollow aluminium handle, their design is 3 faced which prevents the tools from rolling of your workbench. The tool tips have been made from hard coated steel, which makes them very durable while continuing to ensure a good fit with the head of the fastener. The range includes hex heads, uni-ball hex heads, Philips heads, flat heads and nut spinners all in a wide range of sizes as well a spring tool, glow plug spanner and body shell reamer.

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Friday, November 30, 2007

Sorex is the 2008 Euros Control tire

 Sorex chosen for 2008 Euros Control tire

Schumacher have announced that Sorex, which they distribute in Europe, has been chosen as the control tire for the 2008 European EP Touring Car Championships that will take place next summer in Villa Real, Spain. For those wanting to try the tires prior to the event they are available through the Schumacher distribution network under codes: XG-36EU for the slick pre glued tire, and XG-Wet for the Shimizu wet tire.

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]

Friday, November 30, 2007

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