Radtec have introduced a new set of hard-coated aluminium suspension balls and titanium-coated kingpins for the Xray X1 formula car. The set includes eight aluminium suspension balls that lower the car’s weight while the hard-coating makes for a smooth and durable surface. The titanium-coated stainless steel kingpins add to the assembly by providing a smooth, low-friction surface, further upping overall suspension performance.
Coming from Serpent and designed for the use with the Cobra GT 1/8th on-road car are new yellow clutch shoes. Usable with the standard steel and also the recently introduced nickel-plated alloy clutch bell, the shoes offer improved bottom end punch that can be further increased by using the alloy clutch bell. For fine-tuning purposes the yellow clutch shoes can be mixed with the standard carbon and also the optional aluminium shoes. While designed for the GT car with 4-shoe clutch, the yellow shoes are also good for the use in buggy and truggy applications.
Arrowmax have announced the release of their new black and gold colour multi case. Made from high-quality aluminium and coming with a black anodised finish with gold-colour edges, the parts tray is of a multi-functional design as it not only offers three compartments for small parts but also gauges to measure the diameter and length of metric and imperial fasteners while also sporting a total of four milled out sections to hold 4mm and 5mm bullet type connectors during soldering.
RC-Cox have introduced a 17T centre pulley set for the Yokomo BD7-2016 touring car. Being of an updated design compared to the stock pulley assembly the parts make for improved spur gear fixing, doing away with main gear wobbling at high RPM. On top of this the CNC-machined pulleys offer great precision, making for an efficient drivetrain able to supply greater torque loads. The pulleys and spur gear mounts are machined from 6061 aluminium with the pulleys sporting a hard-anodised surface while the spur gear mount comes black anodised. Included come four main gear mounting screws and two shims.
Coming from T-Works and made for the Schumacher Mi6 touring car is a set of teflon shock shaft guides. The 24-piece set is made from white high-quality material that greatly decreases friction, resulting in improved shock smoothness and performance. The set includes inner and outer guides and it is available now.
Yokomo have introduced a truck load of new parts for the YR-10 formula kit as well as optional rotors for the Racing Performer brushless motors. Starting with the YR-10 options, first up is a hard graphite main chassis plate. Featuring the same design and thickness as the original chassis the part is made from much harder carbon fibre, making for decreased flex and thus improved handling on high-bite surfaces. The chassis is a direct replacement and usable on both carpet and asphalt tracks.
JConcepts have introduced the 1993 Ford F-250 trail and scale bodyshell for 1/10th trucks such as the ones from Vaterra and Axial. The body is a replica of the ninth generation Ford truck and it features the slightly lower hoodline, rounded front fenders and grille as well as the stout fender flares the 1993 truck was known for. The bed itself is solid and includes slated details to look like its full-scale counterpart. Light body lines and raised sections are present throughout such as fuel tank latch, window weather strip outlines and hood indentations. The hard body-line positioned front to back give the truck heart and the “Built Ford Tough” personality. The body comes clear and includes an authentic decal sheet and easy to use window mask for the detailed hobbyist. The F-250 drops on the Ascender and Axial 12.5″ wheelbase setting, with standard body mounts.
Axial have introduced their all new SMT10 Grave Digger Monster Jam 1/10th scale 4WD ready-to-run straight-axle truck. Resembling the iconic Grave Digger full-scale truck, the 1/10th kit was developed for maximum strength and an extremely detailed appearance. The chassis offers many pivot points for suspension tuning while realism and strength are achieved through triangulation of the chassis tubes, making it ready for maximum attack and hardcore Monster Truck bashing. Part of the package are also the AR60 OCP-Axles that are constructed from high strength composite material which has a low flex rate but is not as brittle as standard glass filled nylon. The combination of these axles and a true 4-link suspension gives optimal performance for any terrain with the look of a real full-scale vehicle.