December 20, 2022

R1 Wurks DC1 Solid Laydown Top Shaft & Wide Gearing

R1 Wurks has released a number of new parts for their DC1 Drag car that includes a solid laydown top shaft, wide pinion gears and wide spur gears.  The newest laydown top shaft for the DC1 car is not solid on the gear end of the shaft thus providing more durability compared to our OG top shaft that was hollow all the way through. 48 pitch with 5mm shaft hole, the new Wide Pinion Gears have been widens to 10mm and are offered in 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 sizes. The new Wide Spur Gears have been brought to a width of 7.5mm offering more durability than the typical narrow spurs. All 48 pitch they are available 77, 78, 81, 82, 84, 86 and 88 tooth options.

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November 13, 2022

R1 Wurks DC1 Lay-down Transmission

R1 Wurks has released a new lay-down transmission for their DC1 Drag Car.  The transmission is made in house at R1 Wurks HQ in California and is machined out from 7075 Aluminium.  The lightweight lay-down transmission, features a low centre of gravity design, weighing in a 69.28grams.  R1 Wurks have eliminated the shock-tower mount and adapter and they have removed the camber link mount and created a direct connection to the transmission itself.  This kit includes the new shock-tower that mounts directly to the back of the transmission.  This new transmission mounts seamlessly to the existing DC1 Chassis with no modification required.  The kit includes transmission, shock tower, shim kit, 3mm, 8mm, & 14mm screws.

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October 19, 2022

R1 Wurks DC1 ‘Tuned’ arms & front bumper

R1 Wurks have released some more new option parts for their DC1 drag racing platform. The American brand has added new front and rear arms as part of the ‘Tuned’ line for the DC1.  The arms are each 3 grams lighter while maintaining the same durability as the standard kit arms.  Also added to the ‘Tuned’ line is their latest front bumper design. The injection molded piece is machined out in house to help reduce weight over the front end of the car. Coming in at 48 grams it is 10 grams lighter compared to the kit front bumper.

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June 23, 2022

R1 Wurks Digital 3 1/8th Scale ESC

New from R1 Motor lab is the 1/8 Scale Digital-3 Wireless programmable brushless speed controller. Developed using the most advanced microchip processor and a robust proprietary software, the 1/8 Scale Digital-3 delivers the most technologically advanced features to date. Development of the 1/8 Digital-3 was focused on ultra smooth power delivery needed for competition level racing as well as supreme power efficiency. Compatible with use of up to a 6S LiPo Battery that allows for more power output. The controller offers the most advanced throttle and brake features to suit a wide range of driving styles. The unit features an A.C.L.C. (Advanced Component Level Cooling) system. This design allows individual encapsulated low resistance Mosfets (inner & outer components) to transfer heat directly to the upper heat sink. The system also comes equipped with an all new advanced commutation algorithm called ‘Cool Power’ to keep the motor cool and deliver powerful, yet ultra smooth acceleration.

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May 23, 2022

R1 Wurks DC1 drag car

This is R1 Wurks’ flagship product, the DC1 drag car is a top of the line race car. This kit has been tested and proven on the track and its winning reputation speaks for itself. There are two kit options to choose from, either kit #1 which includes the US Made V1 shock kit which has more spring options, or kit #2 which includes R1’s V2 shock kit. Also you have a choice between our aluminium standup transmission or the B6.3 plastic laydown transmission. There is no price difference between these last two options. These kits do not include shock oil, diff oil, wheels, tires, electronics or a body.

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January 28, 2022

R1 Wurks Volta line of motors

R1 Wurks have announced their all new Volta line of motors. The Volta motors lines up right next to their proven V21-S with 13.5, 17.5, 21.5 and 25.5 turn options. This motor produces a ton of punch, mid range and top end and its sleek can design is made for maximum cooling characteristics which helps with this motors efficiency during the longer runs. When testing these Volta Motors with team drivers, they were jumping triples that nobody else could consistently with minimal fade during the run. These motors come with the all new Volta long rotor for maximum torque/overall performance out of the box, no need for any upgrades.

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August 30, 2021

R1 Wurks AXXISS DC1 B6 conversion

R1 Wurks have introduced their AXXISS DC1 B6/.1/.2/.3 drag conversion. This is a prototype of their upcoming chassis that has been developed and tested by team drivers over the past 6 months. With that in mind this kit will be utilising Industrial 3d printed parts with MJP, SLS processes. This kit will require a donor Team Associated B6 or any variety of the B6 Chassis and modifying of suspension components may be required on earlier B6 Chassis. The set will include the AXXISS DC1 carbon fibre chassis, battery mount with rubber bands & holder, servo mount, servo horn, anti-bump steer plate, front knuckles, carbon fibre front suspension riser plates, electronics mounting plates, motor mount/rear differential riser and finally the wheelie bar mount.

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