October 26, 2021

Pirani RC carbon front body mount stiffener

Coming from Italian brand Pirani RC is this 4mm carbon fibre front body mount stiffener. It can be fixed in both front bumper and front body post of three different car brand, Shepherd Velox, Infinity IF18 and Mugen Seiki MRX-6 and newer models. The stiffener makes the body post and the bumper more difficult to bend so the front body is more flat to the ground.

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October 26, 2021

Orlowski crowned GT12 European Champion

This past weekend saw Italy hosting the GT12 European Championship at the beautiful indoor facility of RC Landia in Scandiano. The race was held under the auspices of ACI Sport, the Italian Federation of R/C Model Cars and member of the FIA, and saw a solid participation of competitors from several countries. The race was run with the traditional BRCA regulation for GT12, the most popular in many countries such as the UK and Italy with specific GT12 model cars homologated for the class, 1s batteries, 13.5T motors, no timing ESC and homologated body shells. Furthermore, the choice of the organisers was oriented towards the use of control tires for the class and control additive.

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October 26, 2021

T-Works BD10 6mm bearing wheel hub axle

From T-Works for the Yokomo BD10, is this 6mm bearing wheel hub axle set. Available in standard and +1mm offset they help improve traction by joining the wheel hub directly to the wheel axle. This setup requires a smaller bearing on the outside on the wheel hub to accommodate the new axle. The set includes the hubs, spacers, bearings and all parts to convert two axles.

Source: T-Works [rc-tworks.com]

October 25, 2021

Exotek Slash Drag shock tower & HD axle set

Two new items from Exotek for the Drag Slash and Slash Street Eliminator, the first being this heavy duty 4mm thick carbon fibre front shock tower. Much stiffer for more stable high speed handling, it uses the stock shocks and body mounts. It has optional shock mounting holes for more tuning options but requires removal of the stock body mount. Next up is their heavy duty hardened steel complete CVD axle sets and diff cups. Reduced parts count and all steel construction insures reliable racing without fear of deforming or popping out the stock plastic axle sets. The new diff cups uses 2 set screws instead of the straight pin to remove all of the slop and reduces vibrations.

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October 25, 2021

OfficinaRC X4 UFS titanium screws & ball stud kits

OfficinaRC are now offering sets for the new Xray X4 of their UFS screws and Titanium ball studs. OfficinaRC Titanium ball studs are perfect for those looking for weight savings with maximum precision, and come in a 14 piece set. With the UFS screws there are two kits available, the first of which is made up of 9 pieces for the top deck only, while the 31 piece set is for the complete car.

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October 25, 2021

Gabriele Berselli joins Awesomatix

Awesomatix have announced the addition of the multiple Italian national champion Gabriele Berselli to their factory team. He won the modified title in 2019 (ASI), 2020 (AMSCI) and 2021 (ACI) and will race at the ACI Italian championship as well as at the UISP champs and other important events in Italy and Europe. Gabry said ‘I want to thank Awesomatix for this great opportunity they have offered me, and I can’t wait to start this wonderful experience’.

Source: Awesomatix [facebook.com]

October 25, 2021

MonacoRC X4 screw kits

MonacoRC is pleased to present its screw kit for the all new Xray X4. MonacoRC staff has worked hard and are now ready to present a kit consisting of 95 pieces in two variants. MonacoRC X4 Titanium / Alloy hex socket set (95) and MonacoRC X4 Titanium hex socket set (95). Available immediately, they include all the fasteners needed to upgrade the new Xray X4.

View the Titanium/Alloy set here

October 22, 2021

Xray X4 1/10th touring car chassis

Xray have finally released the full details on their all new X4 touring car platform, having teased it on social media over the past weeks. The X4 features an advanced upper/lower arm suspension mounted to new bulkhead framework and a narrowed chassis layout to push performance to the next level. The unique CFF Carbon Fibre Fusion upper and lower suspension arms offer outstanding handling & durability with all suspension components mounted directly to the CFF arms without the need for any additional brackets, inserts or bushings for accuracy and reliability. The new ARS suspension features highly adjustable geometry settings including roll center, caster and an active toe adjustment while the new precision Hudy Spring Steel pivot balls in all suspension pivots provide smooth suspension movement. All-new hubs are universal front and rear to reduce the number of spares for easier maintenance and the new anti-roll bar shapes match the updated mounting points on the suspension arms. All-new aluminium shock towers with multiple shock mounting positions provide maximum adjustability and all-new upper bulkheads sport caster inserts for quick setup changes and feature centering pins for precise installation and improved reliability.

View the full X4 presentation here.