Italian company Blacktarmac have a new range of oils and greases for many different applications available. First up is a special bearing oil that reduces the drag for optimised drivetrain efficiency. The oil is available in a standard 18ml bottle as well as 9ml and 6ml squeeze application bottles. Also new is an engine oil specially formulated for break-in and after run purposes. It prevents corrosion and is also good for the use when storing the engine over a longer period of time. Last but not least comes an air filter oil that stops dust and dirt from entering the engine while ensuring maximum airflow for best possible performance. Both the engine and air filter oil come in 18ml bottles.
Italian company Blacktarmac introduce the LSS Ver. 2.0 on-road shock absorbers. The updated version sports a long list of features such as different length aluminium shock bodies including double O-ring short-type bodies, teflon bushings for improved sealing, high-precision 2 to 8-hole 1.1mm pistons, new piston screws, super smooth piston rods as well as new laser-etched spring preload nuts for easier and more intuitive shock adjustment. The shocks are available in four different sizes including 56.3mm, 57.9mm, 60.3mm and 65.5mm variants as well as complete sets for kits such as the Xray NT1 2015 and RX8, the Shepherd Velox V10 Pro and V8 Pro, Capricorn Lab C03 and C892 as well as the Mugen MTX6 and MRX5. There is also a set specifically for Yokomo’s DB7 electric touring car.
Italian based company Blacktarmac introduce their new version 3.0 double reverse clutch for 1/10th nitro on-road cars. The latest version is meant to offer improved durability and efficiency thanks to a new clutch shoe material that features a new PTFE formulation as well as a pre-lubrication for increased durability of the contact surface between the clutch bell and the shoes. Other new features include a new “double reverse” mass made from the same material as the shoes and with a different weight compared to the previous versions. Last but not least is a new calibrated spring. The ver. 3.0 clutch is available for Xray NT1, Capricorn Lab C02 and Shepherd Velox V10 cars.
Blacktarmac introduce a line of specially formulated greases for a wide range of applications. First up is the copper grease, a lubricant incorporating finely dispersed copper dust. The grease is formulated to have excellent adhesion and resistance to give protection against wear, rust and high temperature degradation. Its primary use is on transmission parts.
Blacktarmac introduce the double reverse clutch version 2.0 for .12 nitro engines. Offering improved quality and performance, the clutch set includes a new harder spring, a new 7075 Ergal 31mm flywheel, clutch shoes made from a highly durable material as well as new high-quality ball bearings. Available for the Xray NT1, Capricorn Lab C-02 and Shepherd Velox V10 the set also includes a lightweight 30mm flywheel for lower rotational mass, a 32mm all-round flywheel and a hard-coated 7075-T6 Ergal clutch bell.
Italian company Blacktarmac introduce the LSS shock absorbers for a wide range of nitro and electric on-road cars. LSS stands for Long Stroke Shock, a technology that allows the piston to work inside a window where it is away from the mechanical stops for better damping characteristics and virtually no rebound. The shocks feature 7075 hard-coated shock bodies, pistons that are fixed to the piston rods through a screw and the lower cartridge is equipped with a teflon bushing to improve precision and sealing characteristics. Included are also laser-etched spring preload nuts for fast and accurate settings, lightweight aluminium spring cups, as well as an assortment of pistons racing from 2, 3, 4 to 6 1.1mm holes. The shocks fit cars such as the Xray NT1 and RX8, Shepherd Velox V10 and V8, Capricorn C02 and C801, many Serpent 1/10 and 1/8h cars as well as the Mugen MTX5 and MRX5 and the Yokomo BD7.
Blacktarmac introduce their new double reverse clutch for 1/10th scale vehicles with .12 nitro engines. The special design makes use of dual clutch pads for a more powerful clutch engagement. The flywheel and the inner pressure plate are machined from lightweight 7075-T6 aluminium to reduce the rotation mass and to increase durability. The clutch, that won the EFRA Euro B in the hands of Luca Redaelli, comes with all needed parts except pinions and includes a steel and a 7075-T6 aluminium clutch bell. Available for Xray NT1, Capricorn Lab C-02 and Shepherd Velox V10 cars.