August 3, 2022

Gimar 1:8 GT tyre warmers

Italian company Gimar, specialists in GT class and former European champion of the category, introduce this new tyre warmer for 1:8th GT. Featuring a very small control unit with front-side warming belt connectors, the warmer takes up minimal pit space. Gimar is also the first brand that use the CUP warmer for the GT class that is more commonly used in 1:10 touring class. The tyre warmers can be powered by a DC power supply or a 3S LiPo battery pack and come in a Gimar branded carry case.

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May 15, 2022

Gimar Saturn 9 Evo .21 nitro on-road engine

Gimar have introduced their all-new Saturn 9 Evo .21 nitro on-road competition engine built from OS. The power plant utilises the new patented M.E.S. (multi exhaust system) sleeve, which has 9 ports with 4 exhaust booster ports and the special shape ensures maximised performance. The crankcase is specially machined from OS to work perfectly with the 4 booster ports sleeve and the crankcase has been hard black coated to increase hardness and stability. Also new is the DLC-coated crankshaft with triple tungsten balance weights and silicone insert. The updated design optimises internal mixture flow while the lightweight shaft improves agility. While the 3-needle carburettor allows for better idling and quicker returning to low RPM after throttling. The engine’s features are rounded out by a new combustion camber insert specially developed for the use with 16 percent nitro fuel. A 25 percent insert is available separately.

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July 14, 2020

Gimar SRX8GT clutch bell kit

Coming from 1/8th GT specialists Gimar is a new clutch bell kit designed for the Serpent SRX8GT. The clutch bell is machined from high-quality 7075 Ergal material and nickel-treated for best possible performance and durability. The clutch pinions were specially developed for shorter tracks as they are popular in China, with 16T and 17T 1st gear and 20T to 22T 2nd gear pinions being available. Included in the kit come four high-quality ball bearings and a bearing hub. The clutch is a direct fit with the SRX8GT’s standard clutch or the newly introduced adjustable #601163 clutch system. The pinions however work exclusively with the Gimar clutch bell. In addition the clutch bell and pinion combination can be used with other 0.8 module gear trains such as the ones of SWorkz, IGT8 or Hong Nor.

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August 13, 2018

Thilo Tödtmann teams up with JP GIMAR

JP GIMAR have officially announced the signing of German frontrunner Thilo Tödtmann to their team. The multi-time ENS podium finisher,
U.S. Nitro Worldcup winner, reigning FEMCA Champion and multiple European Championship finalist will be using the Italian brand’s nitro engines during his upcoming campaign that will include all major national and international races. Thilo has the following to say about the deal:

From my heart I would like to thank the Picco brothers for their cooperation over the past year and a half. I am looking forward to team up with with JP Gimar and Giovanni Crea in person. His dedication and most importantly his passion for racing is something that impressed me from the first day and I think we have a great future ahead of us.

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January 7, 2012

JP Gimar sign Brazilians Alcantara & Fortes

JP Gimar sign Brazilians Alcantara & Fortes

JP Gimar and Brazilian importer ImpactRC have signed 2011 Brazillian Buggy  Brazillian GT national Champion Francisco Alcantara and 2011 Republic GP Champion Joao Paulo Fortes. Both driver will be running the JP Gimar Mig Dirt X and alongside their regional and national campaigns will also compete at the IFMAR World Championships later in the year in neighboring Argentina.

Source: ImpactRC []

February 5, 2011

Toy Fair 2011 – Gi-Mar

Gi-Mar Mig12X

Italian company Gi-Mar took us aside to show us their latest releases in their engine line for 2011. First up the Mig 12X has a new 11.9mm super balanced crankshaft with 2 weight, in place of the previous 11.5mm version, which has been JP Black coated. Work has also been done to the bell crank which results in a heavier weighted side with the pin side machined to reduce weight, the result of which is higher rpm. This long stroke motor also features a new sleeve with 2 extra small holes below the exhaust port for more power in the bottom end and much easier engine adjustment.

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August 11, 2010

Gi-Mar Raptor .21 buggy engine

Gi-Mar Raptor .21 buggy engine

Shown to us in Houston earlier this month, Italian company Gi-Mar have released their new entry level buggy engine, the .21 Raptor. While this is the entry level for Gi-Mar it is not a budget engine, featuring a hard coated and lightened crankshaft as well as additional dremel work to the internals of the case, this is a great performer at a reasonable price.

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