May 27, 2024

RDRP B7 Ball-Raced Rear Anti-Roll Bar Mount Set

New from Germany’s Revolution Design Racing Products (RDRP) is this B7 Ball-Raced Rear Anti-Roll Bar Mount Set. It replaces the standard plastic rear anti-roll bar mount of the Team Associated RC10B7 and RC10B7D with a version made out of 7075-T6 aluminium.  This version also incorporates two 4x7x2.5mm ball bearings, which are included in this option part.  As use of ball bearings mean the anti-roll bar moves more freely and the anti-roll bar movement is more precise compared to the standard part.

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May 27, 2024

Ongaro wins Euros Warm-up Race

Team Associated’s Davide Ongaro took the win at the Euros Warm-up Race at his home track the Ongaro Ring, the Sacile track set to host this year’s EFRA European 1:8 Buggy Championship at the end of July.  With rain forcing qualifying to be reduced to just 3 rounds, it was the Sworkz of reigning European Champion Juan Carlos Canas who secured the TQ from World Champion Ongaro with Sworkz’ Mattia Polito third ahead the Xray of David Ronnefalk.  In the Semi’s both Canas and Ongaro won their Semi finals with Ongaro’s race time giving him pole for the final which he would lead all the way.  Setting the fastest lap of the 45-minute Main, Elliot Boots who take his Sworkz to second  finishing 8-seconds behind Ongaro.  Canas would complete the podium ahead of Daniel Pariente and Polito with Mugen’s Berkan Kilic rounding out the Top 6.

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May 25, 2024

Agama N110 1:10 2WD Buggy

Agama has officially released images and details of its first foray into 1:10 Offroad with the release of the N110 1:10 2WD Buggy.  Set to be available in the fourth quarter of 2024.  After years of design and development, including building on the success of its bigger brother – the Agama N1 1:8 platform, that revolutionary design is finally realised in the 1:10 market.  Its unique suspension creates an incredibly low centre of gravity race car, while their engineering teams experience has pushed to ensure that not only is it fast, but it’s the easiest car to work on in its class, just like its big brother.  Lower COG makes the N110 more consistent to drive while being able to hold higher corner speeds.  With the N110, Agama introduce RAD, its Rapid Access Diff gearbox for easy and quick diff removal at the rear of the buggy.  The number of parts you need to remove for easy maintenance is reduced, allowing you to spend less time wrenching and more time racing.  High grade metal and plastic parts are found throughout the kit, making sure your car is not only fast, but durable too.  A Linear Rail Steering System removes all the traditional steering system, replacing it with the lowest, cleanest play-free solution creating a feel while driving that is so smooth in the curve.

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May 24, 2024

Pro-Line RC10 B7 Axis body

Pro-Line Racing has released its Axis Light Weight Clear Body for the Team Associated RC10 B7 1:10 2WD Buggy.  Featuring a super low-slung design with sharp lines throughout, the cab-forward design provides enhanced steering response while the small side fins balance out the rear of the car with ideal side bite.  The rear of the Axis body has the right amount of clearance for the gearbox and fits the chassis and bulkhead shape of your race buggy perfectly.  Included with the body is the Air Force 7″ Wing, the ultra-wide wing design designed for the perfect blend of downforce and low drag, with durability and tunability built in.  Ample tire clearance is designed into the outer edges, along with 2 diagonal ribs to keep the wing true at high speeds.  The trailing edge of the wing features 3 rear chord trim heights to tune to your specific track conditions.  Each body includes a 2-pack of wings formed from ultra-durable 1mm thick material.

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May 23, 2024

VP-Pro Flow Evo 1:10 Slick Truck Tyre

VP Pro has announced their new Flow Evo tyre intended for 1:10 Truck use.  This slick tyre is the fastest way around the track on indoor clay surfaces.  Made from high quality rubber and paired with a durable open cell insert, it is offered in two wheel offset options on either white or yellow colour option rims.  The Flow Evo is offered in two compounds, M3 and MC.

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May 23, 2024

T-Works RC8B3 Multi-adjust Shock Cap

T-Works has added these Black Hard Coated 7075-T6 Aluminium Multi-adjust alternative Shock Caps for Team Associated’s RC8 B3.1/B3.2/T3.2/T3.2E.  The new shock cap, with 3 different adjustment of the shock cap rebound effect, includes 3 different seals – honeycomb, round cap and O-ring can be assembled.  Each combination offers a different shock rebound feeling keeping the car smooth, while keeping the shock absorber in the best working condition.

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May 23, 2024

Sweep Racing ‘Liquid compound’ series Offroad tyres

Sweep Racing has announced their new “Liquid compound” series for its Offroad racing tyres.  The new compound will be seen for the first time at the 20th Annual CRC “Rumble in the Rome”, starting June 7th.  The tyre will be the official handout tyre in 2 different classes; the 1:8 Electric Buggy ST (Spec Tire) class as well as the Plus 40 Nitro class.  The racers will get 1 set of tyres for the weekend.  This all new ‘wet feeling’ Liquid Compound from Sweep’s R&D Lab has been proven worldwide by their team drivers.  This Liquid compound delivers faster lap times while lasting longer than normal compounds. Available for 1:8 Buggy and Truggy it will also be available in 1:10 buggy from June 2024.

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May 23, 2024

Vision Racing T6.4 towers for buggy shocks

New from Oregon based Vision Racing are these front and rear carbon towers for running buggy shocks on the Team Associated T6.4 1:10 Stadium Truck. The tower lowers the CG, and allows your truck to drive flatter and handle better on high bite conditions.  For those who like droop in the rear, run a truck shock body with the buggy length shaft while at the fronts use full buggy shocks.
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