RC Maker have introduced their new Slimflex topdeck for the Awesomatix A800X mid motor MMCX chassis. Designed to reduce the profile of the topdeck, it has been optimised to improve the flex characteristics in low traction asphalt and carpet conditions. It increases the overall torsional flex of the chassis both front and rear resulting in more overall grip. The flex can be altered by either using ST019 screw or removing it from the topdeck. Together with the use of the screws under the motor mount, owners can access a large range of flex characteristics, just like the standard topdeck, but with increased “overall” flex throughout the whole footprint. The rear brace is designed to act as a spring, restricting bulkhead flex at this point but not totally removing it like the standard topdeck. RC Maker recommend using their Med Flex Link, or Flex Dampener on the front of the front bulkheads to remove and excess “over-flexing” of the bulkheads. Additional flex can also be obtained by cutting the rear carbon tab on the topdeck with a Dremel, to increase the length of the flex point to further, increasing flex in the rear of the car. Recommended uses of the Slimflex topdeck include low to medium traction carpet with aluminium chassis, low to medium traction asphalt with carbon chassis and high traction asphalt with aluminium chassis.