SWorkz release their latest S12-2 options with new CNC machined aluminium servo saver arms and steering plate. These 2 option parts provide the S12-2 steering with faster response and, due to their material and construction, improved reliability.
New from Team Associated’s Factory Team brand are these optional carbon fibre inserts for the RC8T3.2 suspension arms. These 1.2mm thick carbon fibre inserts replace the stock plastic inserts and offer improved stiffness and a clean factory team look. When switching to the new inserts, it is recommended to use a shorter M3x6mm BHCS for the two inner hinge pin locations and a M3x6mm FHCS for the others. Fits the RC8T3.2 and T3.2e suspension arms
New from Rêve D are these R-tune series 2WS (two-way short) style front springs. The design has proved very popular due to its overwhelming control performance. Compared to the current 2WS front spring, which are good all around springs, these new versions have improved control and response time, especially on rebound. The lineup consists of two types, soft and hard.
Round 2 of the Hungarian RcProf Cup was held on last weekend close to Budapest. In the hotly contested 4wd buggy class it was Adam Izsay that took the TQ after qualifying, just ahead of Zsolt Bajusz in 2nd. In the finals, Adam could convert his TQ spot into wins in all the finals with Gabor Forrai finishing runner up and Szabolcs Konya in 3rd. In 2wd buggy class Izsay also took the TQ and win in all finals, with Janos Pittman coming home 2nd and Karoly Izsay, father of Adam, in 3rd.
Dash RC have introduced their new R-Tune Max Brushless Motors for 1/8 scale. The motor was developed together with Dash Team drivers such as Viktor Wilck and Nataenale Senesi to guarantee the highest quality and performance. The R-tune max are specifically designed for 1/8th offroad and onroad to provide exceptional power, smooth power delivery and control in combination with high efficiency and a low temperature operation. Capable of both sensored and sensorless operation, they are available in four different KV variants, 1900KV, 2150KV, 2400KV and 2650KV.
Bittydesign have released their first body for the 1/8th GT class with the unveiling of the Seven65 which takes inspiration from British GT3 super cars. The lowered front nose generates excellent steering while the lowered cab and the shape of the sides stabilise the air flow that flows onto the large rear wing making it easy to drive, the body being very well balanced. Meeting all the specifications needed to participate in any 1/8 GT race in the world, nitro & electric, it has been made with high quality polycarbonate 1mm thick Lexan. Able to fit all chassis’ on the market with a 321-325mm wheelbase, it is sold clear with protective film outside and comes with a pre-cut decal sheet and windows masks and the kit includes a complete set of screws, nuts and large plastic washers to properly fix the rear wing.
Mon-Tech Racing have produced a V2 version of their 308 TCR 1/10th scale FWD body. Compared the previous iteration, the 2.0 has a newly designed front end, new sides and they have taken the rear wing directly from the recently released GTI Vision body shell. These changes, together with making the overall body lower, make for better performance. Moulded from lightweight 0.75mm high-quality polycarbonate, it comes with window masks as well as a large decal sheet with grille and light details as well as the graphic elements visible in the images above and below.
SWorkz have designed a new S12-2 rear wheel hub system called the ‘Synthesis’ rear hub set. This optional part is made from high quality aluminium with a redesigned geometry for the rear upper linkage that can be changed between 6 positions. You can also adjust the upper linkage ball positions using different thickness washers. With this new system it is very easy to change the rear hub positions to suit all different kinds of tracks. The set includes a pair of hubs, upper linkage mounting points and plastic inserts.