Team Associated branded canopy

Team Associated branded canopy

For the true Team Associated fan, the Californian company now offer you your very own Team Associated branded canopy. This sturdy 10×10 canopy will keep you in the shade, while the optional back wall provides privacy as well as shelter from the wind. Features include telescoping legs, hooks and straps that attach the cover to the frame, and 8 stakes to keep the canopy in place while the included storage bag keeps your canopy clean while not in use. Only available through RC10.com or for pick up at Team Associated. Supplies are limited and sales are only to the continental USA.

Source: Associated [teamassociated.com]

Friday, August 15, 2014

Serpent Natrix 748 hard coated chassis

Serpent Natrix 748 hard coated chassis

New for the Serpent Natrix 748 is this hard coated 7075 T6 chassis. Offering extra durability and less flex compared to the standard chassis, as usual all holes are countersunk for an even surface while laser engraving with lines indicate the position for the chassis slide weights.

Source: Serpent [serpent.com]

Friday, August 15, 2014

Exotek B5 carbon front towers

Exotek B5 carbon front towers

New from Exotek for the Associated B5 comes this heavy duty 4mm carbon fibre shock tower set with machined alloy camber link mounts for both the B5 gull wing arms and B5 flat arms. Much stiffer and stronger than the stock tower, recess cuts on the back side of the tower allow for spring clearance. Choose between factory blue or black machined camber blocks. Matching the stock geometry the total weight is only 14 grams and 13.6 grams respectively.

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

JConcepts TLR22-4 pre-cut chassis protective sheet

JConcepts TLR22-4 pre-cut chassis protective sheet

JConcepts expand their range of pre cut chassis protector decals with the addition of one for the TLR 22-4 4wd buggy. With 2 pieces included per package, the durable and low-resistance material fits each chassis layout like a glove and adds protection and style in one easy package.

Source: JConcepts [jconcepts.net]

Thursday, August 14, 2014

DKI Jakarta Region Championship Rd3 report

DKI Jakarta Region Championship Rd3 report

Last weekend at the North Jakarta Sunter Circuit was the final round of the 3 round series organised by Jakarta EP Touring Committee. The air temperature was between 31 to 35 degrees Celsius with the asphalt temperature reaching 56 degrees Celsius and there was three classes run at this race; Touring Super4wd, Touring Stock 13,5 and Touring FWD 13,5 non boost. Less drivers attended compared to the previous rounds however it didn’t make it any less competitive. Major teams such as XCampus participated, along with drivers from Pegasus (Associated team), Tamiya, Yokomo and Team Magic. The race was dominated by Touring Stock 13,5 class, the largest class in Indonesia.

Continue reading the report here

Thursday, August 14, 2014

STRC B5 & B5M motor plates

STRC B5 & B5M motor plates

CNC Machined from high quality aluminum, STRC have produced these aluminium motor plate for the Associated B5 and B5M which feature heatsink cuts to help dissipate heat from the motor as well as adding a great factory look with a logo on the transmission side. The motor plate also features longer motor screw slots that allows for a larger variety of pinion gear sizes to accommodate different racing classes without having to change the spur gear. Available in anodized Blue, Gun metal and Silver.

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Serpent Cobra S811 carbon radio tray conversion

Serpent Cobra S811 carbon radio tray conversion

New from Serpent for the Cobra S811E, S811GTE and S811T-E is this complete carbon radio tray conversion set with the main aim to reduce weight. Developed in close cooperation with Torsten Thiel from Germany the aluminium servo mount makes the steering servo mount stronger thus reducing flex and the removal of the nylon front holder will also reduce weight. The carbon battery tray also helps reduce weight as well as improving looks and the whole thing is very easy to mount and requires no modifications.

View the individual parts here

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Victory for Kyle Rhodes at Nitro X

Victory for Kyle Rhodes at Nitro X

This past weekend Kyle Rhodes attended the 2nd annual Nitro X race which took place at Wolcott Hobby and Raceway in Wolcott CT and sent us this report. ‘I would be competing in 1/8th nitro buggy. Friday was scheduled for practice. I spent most of the day prepping my car and ran a few times to get the layout down and shake my MP9 TKI3 down. The event pulled in close to 100 entries.

Continue reading the report here

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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