March 19, 2012

HongNor 16mm big bore springs

HongNor has released two new spring sets for 16mm big bore shocks. These new springs are shorter than the standard springs and they provide less preload. Matched for precise tuning, they are available in blue/medium and red/soft for X3-Sabre and also the other cars.

View the red springs here


January 13, 2012

HongNor X3 Sabre titanium turnbuckles

HongNor has released more new optional parts for the X3-Sabre. This set includes 7 titanium turnbuckles including 3x36mm, 4x46mm and 5x35mm and also includes a cross wrench as shown in the photo. This set of titanium turnbuckles can also be purchased separately as option parts for other cars.

Source: HongNor [hongnor-racing.com]


January 11, 2012

HongNor X3 Sabre options

HongNor X3 Sabre options

HongNor have introduced a few more option parts for their X3-Sabre. First up is the lightweight rear hub carrier set which is machined from solid 7075-T6 aircraft grade alloy, with hard coated treatment to make it extremely durable. Ball bearings are included. Also new is the screw type rear hub carrier shafts which have been made with SCM21 material and heat treated for increased durability.

View the carrier shafts here


July 11, 2011

HongNor aluminium clutch shoes

HongNor aluminium clutch shoes

HongNor have released a new type of aluminium clutch shoes, made from a special long wearing alloy formula that can last for a two-day racing event. Having tested these clutch shoes against others on the market they have found that they are more fuel economical, wear out slower and provide less slippage which reduces heat build-up on the bell and bell bearings. The set includes 2 set of springs of different hardness to suit different track conditions.

Source: HongNor [hongnor-racing.com]


October 12, 2010

HongNor NEXX8 1/8th electric buggy

HongNor NEXX8 1/8th electric buggy

After 6 months of development, HongNor is pleased to present their new 1/8 electric buggy called the NEXX8. Designed to cater for the ever-changing demands of this growing class, this competitive 1/8 electric buggy kit gives you performance and reliability to put you in the winners circle all with unbelievable pricing. Designed to use two 7.4 style stick packs, this buggy is an easy step from 1/10 to 1/8 scale for anyone that has stick pack size batteries. With a unique slim chassis design, the Nexx8 utilizes the very popular 16mm CNC threaded shocks to keep its balanced chassis smooth and flat through the roughest sections of the track, while the light weight distribution and extra adjustability let you fine tune the handling to your personal driving style.

View more details and images here


September 20, 2010

HongNor closed cell insert

HongNor closed cell insert

HongNor now offers an aftermarket closed cell insert for all tracks that require a firmer insert set-up. Sold in a set of 4, the grooves help capture the tire carcass and reduce flex to a minimum. Perfectly balanced, these lightweight inserts are 100% water safe, reusable and extremely durable.

Source: HongNor [hongnor.com.tw]


August 4, 2010

HongNor BT-119 buggy tire & closed cell insert

HongNor BT-119 buggy tire & closed cell insert

HongNor have released their new BT-119 buggy tire with closed cell insert. The tire has been made with a special Butyl rubber compound and features a small top pin for light to heavy loose dirt, while the base pin is great on hard-packed surfaces. The Internal carcass ribbing helps reduce tire expansion under acceleration. The included closed cell insert offers low rebound, with no air gaps in between tires. Extremely durable and lightweight, they claim to be perfectly balanced.

Source: HongNor [hongnor.com.tw]


June 12, 2010

Hong Nor X-Series 46T plastic spur gear

Hong Nor X-Series 46T plastic spur gear

Hong Nor have developed a new 46T Spur Gear in plastic for the 1/8th X1 and X2 electric off-road cars. The gear is not only suitable for Hong Nor X-series buggies but can also work with Kyosho and other brand cars and is a perfect choice for customers who own Hong Nor’s electric conversion kits. This gear made with super heavy-duty material and decreases noise while increasing performance.

Source: Hong Nor [hongnor.com.tw]