Coming from Serpent and made for the S811 and SRX8 buggy is a 4-shoe clutch shoe kit. It contains two yellow material and two black 6061 aluminium shoes as well as suitable 0.95mm and 0.9mm springs and according to Serpent’s Billy Easton using the mix set will create a very soft and stable clutch feel with better overall feel, more drivability increased run time.
The final round of the DTR Series was held at Revelation Raceway this past weekend. Mugen’s Adam Drake was the top qualifier in the Nitro Buggy class and went on to win the 30-minute main final. With the victory Drake also sealed the overall title in the Nitro Buggy class.
The Roma Cross Village track played host to the 2017 Emperor of Rome race this past weekend. Attracting both local drivers as well as guests from abroad the event saw Mugen’s Marco Natale walking away with the win in the Nitro Buggy class from the Kyosho duo of Rayan Medjoubi 2nd and Jessica Palsson 3rd. Over in 1/8th E-Buggy it was Tekno’s Alex Zanchettin who took the winning honours from runner-up, Marco Natale and 3rd placed Jessica Palsson.
The TLR Cup West was held this past weekend at MHOR R/C Raceway in Aurora, Colorado. A track that broke up in the middle of qualifying made for some old school off-road racing and when the dust had settled it was TLR’s Dakotah Phend who walked away with the wins in 2WD Mod Buggy and 4WD Mod Buggy as the Team Associated duo of Dustin Evans and Zeke Ballinger would round out the top 3 podium results in both classes.
MCD Racing have introduced new adjustable caster blocks for their range of large scale cars. Of a multi-piece design the blocks allow to adjust the caster in a ±4 degree range without having to disassembly the hub and shaft axle. Coming machined from high-quality aluminium and sporting a brown finish to match the remainder of the company’s option parts, the hubs also include mounting hardware and Delrin bushings. The blocks are available as a set and the different parts also come separately for spares and repairs.
The New South Wales Off-road State Championships were held recently and it was Aden Young who took the overall TQ after the four 2WD Stock Buggy qualifiers. In the opening A-main Aden would have a great race and finished 1st only to suffer from a bad start in A2 as he clipped a pipe. But keeping his head down Aden was able to recover and ultimately he would come out on top in the second main too to grab the NSW 2WD Stock Junior championship title. With another win in A3 he would round out a perfect 2WD portion of the event, scoring seven 1st place finished in seven races that day.
RC Speed Secrets have introduced their new Next Level hybrid ceramic bearing kit for the Tekno EB410 4WD off-road buggy. The set includes 18 high-quality ball races that will greatly reduce the drag of the drivetrain for increased acceleration, corner speed and a reduction in operation temperatures across the entire car. The set comes pre-oiled and ready for installation.
T-Works have introduced a range of aluminium centre driveshafts for the Team Associated B64 series of buggies. Available are 82mm and 95mm front as well as 110mm and 102mm rear dogbones that come separately or as 82mm/110mm FW or 95mm/102mm BW sets to suit the respective centre diff position settings. All shafts are made from high-quality 7075-T6 aluminium making for more than 50 percent of weight saving compared to the standard steel shafts, they sport a black surface treatment for wear and looks and come with laser-etched markings for easy identification.